So i'm sure i read somewhere that DOT 5.1 is recommended for fast road, but i just read up that it is NOT recommended and has significant disadvantages (not listed).
Can anyone expand on this/recommend brake fluid 'DOT' (3/4/5.1)
Also, how much brake fluid does the S15 take? (roughly)...
Brake fluid... Bit of a mystery topic!
To help dispel some myths and for some good solid general info on the mysterious world of brake fluids I decided to contact Millers Oils up in West Yorkshire.
Their Technical Director, Martyn Mann was on hand to give us some useful info… below is...
Ok, so i live in the U.S., land of the redneck :wack: and extremely ridiculous JDM import laws :annoyed:. So im sure you can figure how annoying it is wanting to get some of the S15 SpecR Silvia's i see for sale but am worried about import costs and all that EPA and DOT crap. I really want...
I am gutted to sell her but i'm going travelling so needs must.
2000 x reg S15 spec R
91k miles (BIMTA cert when imported)
full Thatcham cat 1 alarm
Spec B interior (rare-ish) comprising of blue suede door panels and seats with silvia emblem.
apart from that, usual S15 spec.
i've just found out that UK don't make DOT 3 brake oil which is the standard spec
My fluids are running low at the moment and i just want to top it up to use for a few weeks.
Is it possible to mix abit of DOT 4 in there, which was told but halfords but the lid said something else.