[Healeys] Which Brake Fluid?

Michael Salter michaelsalter at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 15:52:37 MDT 2021

In this instance I  agree with Kees.
The decision comes down to personal preference IMHO.


On Fri., Jul. 23, 2021, 5:48 p.m. Kees Oudesluijs via Healeys, <
healeys at autox.team.net> wrote:

> Sorry, did not read the question properly.
> In a new system you have the choice obviously.
> I would go for DOT4, which absorbs water, and change that every two years.
> That will get rid of any moisture getting into your system before it can do
> any harm. It also forces you to check the system when you replace the
> fluid. It is cheap and available anywhere.
> The problem with silicon brake fluid is that it does not absorb water.
> Water will always enter the system because of condensation in the brake
> fluid reservoir. This moisture can than settle in the lower parts of the
> system and cause havoc unnoticed until it leaks.
> Kees Oudesluijs
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