Brake fluid basics & comparison - How to choose the best brake fluid for your car

Hey guys! welcome to the B Sport workshop today we're going through some brake fluid basics which we hope will help you when choosing brake fluid brake fluids primary function is to convert brake pedal pressure to stopping power while staying stable in a range of varying conditions it needs to maintain a low level of compressibility to ensure a positive pedal feel and acceptable performance maintaining brake fluid service intervals is important as the above qualities will drop off as the fluid ages brake fluid is hygroscopic meaning absorbs moisture from the air as the moisture level increases the fluid becomes more prone to boiling or fluid fade manufacturers categorized brake fluids in several ways the most notable is dry boiling point when the fluid is new and wet boiling point when the moisture content reaches a specific level for today we'll be focusing primarily on the dry boiling point as an adequate bleeding routine will drastically reduce the chance of brake fade bleeding intervals depend heavily on what your car is used for and the type of brake fluid being used on a street driven car where priorities may be cost effectiveness and long service life we recommend bleeding your brakes every 12 months ap Racing's 5.1 and Brembo sport evo 500 are our pick for street cars they have a great service life and with a boiling point of two hundred and sixty degrees they're suitable for the occasional track get out on a street driven track car we start to see your shifting priorities super low compressibility and a high dry boiling point or essential for sustain track sessions Brembo LCF six hundred and eight p racing our three have a 315 and a 312 degree dry boiling point respectively both is suitable for track days to super sprints and most recently with tested extensively in the Twilight Rally Sprint Series it's sort of around this point we recommend bleeding your brakes at each event simply cracking the bleed valve resetting the Pistons and bleeding the old fluid from your calipers will see consistent performance from your brakes lapping lap out if you're running a race car and you're looking for the best performing fluids a Racing are for Brembo HTC 60-40 and endless RF 650 have you covered they have dry boiling points in excess of 325 degrees superior lubricity and protection all while delivering the lowest level of compressibility giving you the best in performance regardless of your car application we have a brake fluid for you if you'd like some more info you can give us a call or contact us via our website.

Brake fluid basics & comparison - How to choose the best brake fluid for your car

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