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    What was that brake fluid called??

    Motal 16 or something - the stuff in a red container that has the highest boiling point of any fluid or something???

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    called overrated motul rbf600?

    i dont remember ever seeing a thread about boiled fluid. what do you think is more likely, you'll be the some-odd random person to actually boil fluid, or you'll get stuck needing a bleed/repair and not having your specialized order-only fluid around?

    use valvoline synthetic. very high boiling point, available everywhere, cheap. i use it in my car to run track laps in the middle of summer. the pads fade before the fluid boils.

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    The Motul stuff is good. It mustn't be used anywhere near magnesium components. Same goes for fluids like AP Racing 600.

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    Why can't it be used anywhere near magnesium? My brakes are magnesium.......


    I have boiled fluid actually. I was using rubbish rotors and rubbish pads from the UK and the fluid boiled.

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    Motul 5.1 and RBF600 is a polyalkelene glycon ester based brake fluid. If concentrations of magnesium in solution exceed 5% then there's a possibility of reaction that will generate small amounts of hydrogen. This will lead to a very spongy pedal and if let go may eventually generate enough pressures to lock the brakes.

    And it says not to on the bottle.

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    Oh well, i was going to use it in my Avids but i guess not!

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