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Old 08-22-2010, 08:47 PM   #1
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Hi there, I was wondering if switching to silicone based brake fluid on my 2006 bmw r1200rt would offer better braking performance

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Old 08-22-2010, 09:44 PM   #2
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No.

And your internals will start to corrode as the moisture is adsorbed (not absorbed) in all the nooks and crannies of the braking system.

I don't need to click on your spamlink to know all that, either.

It's like asking "Is a GL-5 Gear Oil better for my transmission than a GL-4?"
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Old 08-23-2010, 05:32 AM   #3
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Silicone fluid can destroy the seals of systems not designed for it. DO NOT use any fluid other than the manufacturer's recommended fluid and change the fluid at the regular recommended intervals.
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