Brake fluid: DOT 5 instead of DOT 3

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panz4ever
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Brake fluid: DOT 5 instead of DOT 3

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Post by panz4ever » Sat Sep 30, 2006 9:33 pm

Was servicing my 65 pan and am gonna need to service my rear brake master cylinder. It is a completely stock set up.

Question ...once I clean the master cylinder, all the lines, and rear brake wheel cylinder, along with rebuilding the master cylinder w/ new parts, can I use the DOT 5 (instead of DOT 3) fluid that is sold and advertised for use w/ drum and disc brakes.



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Re: Brake fluid: DOT 5 instead of DOT 3

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Post by Billy » Sun Oct 01, 2006 6:00 am

panzr4ever -

Yes, but needs to be a thorough clean.. I final flush everything that was in contact w/Dot 3 w/de-natured alcohol..

You'll be glad U switched...

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