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Seeking information on changing out brake fluid myself.

How difficult?

Needed tools?

Have seen brake fluid siphons in several catalogs. Do these work?

I have done oil & filter, & air filter, so think I should be able to do this level of maintenance.

Any advice is appreciated.


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I would get a powere bleeder for about $70. I

would also think about racing fluid. I got

a recomendation to use the blue racing fluid

to prevent the boiling of the fluid. I tend to brake

pretty had at the end of the straights.


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There is no difference between the ATE Typ 200 (gold) and the ATE Super Blue. Only the color is different - the specs are the same. Switching between blue and gold is just easier to see when you are doing a flush/bleed.

Hi Loren,

Is the Typ 200 already in the car? I do want to put racing brake

fluid in the car. I do not want to waste my time if the fluid in

the car can already be subjective to race braking temperatures. I

heard that the fluid in the car is good but I want a little bit

more protection.

I like the idea of adding blue racing fluid because I like the

way the blue racing pads work. The blue pads grab better then

the stock pads and I do not want full race pads due to

all the city driving I do.


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