I readily admit two things:
1. I've heard pretty much all the arguments about each type of fluid many
2. Despite the paint-removal risks, I've always stayed with good old Castrol
Two points I've not seen much in these recent discussions but have seen in
1. Some (most? all?) silicone brake fluids can have an adverse effect on
hydraulic brake light switches.
2. Since silicone fluid absorbs virtually no water, any moisture that
accumulates can "puddle" in spots and ultimately do as much or more harm than
had mixed in with the (glycol) fluid.
And one final question for those who use silicone fluid: How often do you
*Mrs Irrelevant: Oh, is it a jet?
*Man: Well, no ... It's not so much of a jet, it's more your, er,
Triumph Herald engine with wings.
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