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Old 12-22-2001, 01:03 PM
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DOT 4 or DOT 3 ?

I noticed DOT4 brake fluid on the shelves. What are the differences between it and DOT 3 ?
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Old 12-23-2001, 09:07 AM
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I think it's primarily their heat-handling capabilities. The DOT4 will have both a higher wet and dry boiling point. They are compatable, whereas a DOT5 is silicone-based and is another animal altogether.
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