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Brake fluid and front brake surge

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Anyone running motorsport dot 4 instead of 5.1 in their bike? Many of the motorsport automotive Dot 3 or 4s have higher boiling points than the 5.1 fluid??

I have run ATE super blue in my car for years with good results.. (ATE Super Blue Racing DOT 4 brake fluid has a 536F dry / 396F wet boiling point)

On another note I have noticed a rather large pulse or surge when on the front brake... Almost feels like it grabs much harder on one side of the rotor than the other.

Thanks

LP

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If you keep your brake fluid fresh you should not have a problem with boiling.

Bleed your brakes often as the fluid is designed to absorb moisture and disipate it so you dont have boiling. Bleeding (flushing all the fluid) your brakes a couple times a year is the minimum.

Check for a bent rotor and wash down the rotor and pads with brake clean to be sure you don't have any contaminats dirtying things up.

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I have run ATE super blue in my car for years with good results..

The last time I bled the front on my '07 I used that (because I was out of whatever I usually use on the bike) Works just fine.

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