Brake fluid

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Brake fluid

Post by 350sl » Thu 13 Dec, 2018 1:49 pm

I have a 1971 350sl Australian compliance, can someone tell me what dot brake fluid I should use
Thanks, Chris

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Re: Brake fluid

Post by Bartman4800 » Thu 13 Dec, 2018 5:05 pm

DOT 4 is fine.

It probably tells you on you master cylinder reservoir.]

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