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Old 03-23-2005, 10:27 AM   #1
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about clutch and brake fluid

hey, i was wondering since our clutch and brake fluid is the same and share the same master cylinder, will it affect the performance of either if i decide to change my brake fluid to say Motul? i am wanting to change but sort of hesitant at this moment becuase of this dilema i am having.


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Old 03-23-2005, 05:17 PM   #2
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I'm wondering the same. I'm thinking of going to switch to Castrol SRF when I upgrade my brakes/ lines/ etc.
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They each have their own master cylinder. A good brake fluid upgrade is ate super blue. The castrol stuff is overkill.
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they each have their own master cylinder, but they share a reservoir
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so what would be a good clutch fluid to get? i want to change my cluth fluid as well. as for the brake fluid, i'm thinking of going with Motul, soposedly it's really good, most of my friends have it and will vouche for it, they all auto-x and it's held up for them and they are mad crazy drivers and puch their machines to the limit.
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as long as it has good hydraulic properties, any fluid will do fine really. you just have to make sure that it's compatible with dot3 brake fluid, otherwise, it'll probably destroy your master cylinder and brake lines from the inside out
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so any brand name product in particular that you would suggest i get as clutch fluid? and brake fluid?
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The fluids only go in the reservoir and respective cylinders. They aren't going in the actual clutch mechanism, so any DOT3-compatible fluid will work for either application.
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