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Old 02-18-2006, 07:11 PM   #1
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Default Pro Honda Dot 4 Brake Fluid

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I found a few bottles of this today for $.50 a bottle, would it be safe to use this for my cars brakes? It is dot 4 and heavy-duty/high-temp and figured it would be a little better for autocross with the higher boiling point of 490+ degrees dry and 311 minimum wet. But I think it is mainly made for motorcycles and stuff for that so that is why I am asking. TIA
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Old 02-18-2006, 08:48 PM   #2
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It'd probably work out "fair". Pretty much ever other fluid that one would consider is better, even valvoline synpower.


ARRANGED BY DRY BOILING POINT:

DRY:527F -- WET:302F --- AP RACING 551 ($12.95/0.5L OR 16.9 OZ)
DRY:527F -- WET:347F --- VALVOLINE SYNPOWER DOT3 & DOT4
DRY:536F -- WET:392F --- ATE SUPERBLUE/TYP200 ($9.95/1L)
DRY:550F -- WET:284F --- FORD HEAVY DUTY DOT 3 ($4/12 OZ)
DRY:570F -- WET:284F --- WILWOOD 570 ($5.65/12 OZ)
DRY:570F -- WET:284F --- PERFORMANCE Friction Z rated ($6.27/16 OZ)
DRY:590F -- WET:410F --- AP RACING 600 ($16.95/0.5L OR 16.9 OZ)
DRY:590F -- WET:518F --- CASTROL SRF ($69.00/1L 0R 33.8 OZ)
DRY:593F -- WET:420F --- MOTUL RBF600 ($12.95/0.5L OR 16.9 OZ)
DRY:601F -- WET:399F --- BREMBO LCF 600 PLUS ($26.75/0.5L OR 16.9 OZ)
DRY:608F -- WET:390F --- AP RACING 660 ($-/0.5L OR 16.9 OZ)
DRY:610F -- WET:421F --- NEO SYNTHETICS SUPER DOT 610 ($11.95/12 OZ)
DRY:610F -- WET:421F --- PROSPEED GS610 ($39.95/16 OZ)
DRY:626F -- WET:417F --- WILWOOD EXP 600 ($16.95/0.5L 16.9 OZ)

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I have never used the fluid you are talking about, but I have used the Valvoline Synpower and had problems with it boiling. Pretty bad. I switched to the ATE expecting the same problems, but have yet to see it boil.
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Motul RBF 600 with its 593 degree dry boiling point
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Any reason not to run something like NEO SYNTHETICS SUPER DOT 610 in a stock honda system?

It looks like a good bang-for-buck.
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Any reason not to run something like NEO SYNTHETICS SUPER DOT 610 in a stock honda system?
Nope, no reason at all.

It may be somewhat hard to find, though. Motul RBF 600 is sold in lots of speed shops.
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Thanks, I've been running ATE super blue, but it gets super humid where I live and race...might as well get something with more resistance to moisture.
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