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Old 12-08-2012, 07:23 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Is 5.1 compatible with 5 ???
When redoing my '76 Ironhead, my research said 5.1 is absolutely NOT compatible with dot 5.

...Due to Dot 5 being silicone based or something .

I look forward to others opinions, though.
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:08 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Is 5.1 compatible with 5 ???
No two different bases...stay with the same base for brake fluid and you cant go wrong...imo.

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Compatibility All types of hydraulic actuated brakes and clutch systems (not to be used with silicon and mineral-based brake fluids).
here's a little data for you... different bases and compatibility
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