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Name your favorite fluids

Postby tigerdog » Sun 19.06.2011, 06:21

No, not booze! As long as we have a heading, post your favorite vital fluids and any comments you might have so others can learn from your experiences:

    Motor oil: LubroMoly Energy 0W-40 (much less valve noise than Mobil1. Full synthetic oil. Pressure at 1st mark even idling w/fans in traffic.
    Trans oil: Redline MT-90 (or will be once I change it)
    Brake fluid: ATE Super Blue Racing DOT4 (alternated with ATE Super DOT4, same fluid, different colors. Makes it easy to know when you're done bleeding)
    Power Steering: penzoil high-mileage PS fluid. Smaug drools from his rack so nothing fancy. Not using ATF - no bad effects and almost no hiss.
    Coolant: Water/Zerex 60/40. (thinking of adding redline water wetter next flush)

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Re: Name your favorite fluids

Postby theelanman » Sun 19.06.2011, 23:09

tigerdog wrote:No, not booze!


Booo........ :-D :) :-D
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Re: Name your favorite fluids

Postby rip » Thu 05.12.2013, 15:19

tigerdog wrote:Brake fluid: ATE Super Blue Racing DOT4 (alternated with ATE Super DOT4, same fluid, different colors. Makes it easy to know when you're done bleeding)


I remember reading this & thought it was a great idea.
I need to renew my fluid soon so today looked it up to see where I could buy it.
I found that it has been outlawed in the US only because legislation states that brake fluid can only be clear or amber. :shock:
What a stupid reason to ban something very sensible.
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Re: Name your favorite fluids

Postby steve matthews » Fri 06.12.2013, 00:10

rip wrote:outlawed in the US


:? Not to my knowledge just picked up 4 cans for 2014 track days.

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Re: Name your favorite fluids

Postby tigerdog » Sun 08.12.2013, 16:55

steve matthews wrote:
rip wrote:outlawed in the US

:? Not to my knowledge just picked up 4 cans for 2014 track days.
Steve


I understood the same thing to be true - no more super blue. Where did you find yours, Steve?
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Re: Name your favorite fluids

Postby steve matthews » Sun 08.12.2013, 18:24

tigerdog wrote:I understood the same thing to be true - no more super blue. Where did you find yours, Steve?


OG racing Sterling Va.

A look at their web sight now says no longer available :oops:
Bleeding out their stock, I might have gotten their last bits.

It was very easy with a bleeder to see the color changes.

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Re: Name your favorite fluids

Postby M100 TWO » Thu 03.04.2014, 10:12

Rip you can get blue from Europarts I use it good stuff.

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Re: Name your favorite fluids

Postby m100sandra » Thu 03.04.2014, 10:59

Engine: Royal Purple 10w40
Brakes: ATE Super Blue Racing DOT4
Coolant: Reline water wetter - Motul Inugel optimal ultra :roll:
Other stuff: tba :-)
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Re: Name your favorite fluids

Postby rip » Thu 03.04.2014, 13:41

M100 TWO wrote:Rip you can get blue from Europarts I use it good stuff.

Keep smiling John


I know thnaks. As from last Saturday, both my cars are using it :D

Engine: Mobil 1 0W/40
Brakes: ATE Super Blue Racing DOT4
Coolant: Standard Ethene Glycol (blue) 50/50 with water
Gearbox: Castrol Syntrax 75/90 with Molyslip.
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