Has anyone used these ? Are they worth it ? Or have made a difference?
No fluid is specific to ABS systems really and Dot3, Dot4 and Dot 5.1 can all be used in ABS or Non ABS system maybe your thinking of Dot5 which is a silicone fluid and must NOT be used in ABS systems. Editted to add: seems dot5.1 due to its low viscosity is recommended by some manufacturers with ABS, apologies didnt realise that :blush:dont use 5.1 its designed to run with ABS braking systems, use dot 4 i used it on the old rally car ,but depending on what kind of heat im getting in the brakes i push through the fluid every other stage
im going to use CASTROL SRF in the new rally car as ive only heard good things YES its properly expensive ,but often things liek that are reassuringly expensive
i dont run any shims or copper slip ,just clean pistons and pads
i used standard reds all round with godspeed 2 piece front disc ,standrd rears and DS3000 pads all round on the 6Have bought the shims now will try them but will definitely be changing my fluid
To motul rbf 600 and give that a go. Super rover what brakes do you use pads/disc / calliper set up? On your rally car . ?
Funnily enough this is something ive been trying to get a definitive answer on recently for another brand but have had no luck as yet!....in theory if its still in sealed bottle it should be good until opened, however some guidelines say 2 or 3 years but they are only guidelines and of course manufactures will want to sell you a new bottle rather than tell you its ok so hard to find out for sure, I would have no issues after 2 years if unopened myself.Slightly off topic, but does anyone know the true shelf life of Castrol SRF in totally sealed container? I have two of these and would be happy to sell for a modest sum if they are still fit for purpose.
Castrol React SRF Racing has a shelf life of 2 years. All packages should be stored under cover. Where outside storage is unavoidable
drums should be laid horizontally to avoid the possible ingress of water and damage to drum markings. Products should not be stored above
60°C, exposed to hot sun or freezing conditions.
Both of my 1ltr tubs are dated 2009, but are totally unmolested from initial purchase. I can fully understand why someone might be wary about using such old fluid, although I wouldn't mind betting that loads of car are running around quite happily with fluid in them that's much older.Think there is a date stamped on the bottle then it's 3 years from that date
I think was on the other fluid I had . Best check on the Castro website. Could be interested
In taking them off your hands