Re: [MV] Silicone Brake Fluid & Rubber

Tom Chism (
Mon, 1 Dec 1997 22:09:13 -0600

If a person were to decide to switch from DOT 5 back to DOT 3 can this be
done by bleeding?

Tom Chism
1942 CCKW
> From: Robert Bell <>
> To:
> Subject: [MV] Silicone Brake Fluid & Rubber
> Date: Monday, December 01, 1997 1:52 PM
> My response is not about the use of brake fluid to remove paint, but
> about the problem of some brake fluids dissolving rubber; particularly
> silicone brake fluid. In the past there has been a rather long thread
> on the merits of using silicone brake fluid in MVs. After reading those
> messages I had decided to use silicone fluid in my '43 Federal truck in
> which I am replacing all lines, cylinders, etc.

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