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I ordered brake parts this morning for my 1972 Series III 88". The salesman told me I needed the Castrol brake fluid, or the rubber parts would be damaged. I later called back and added an item to the order and talked to a different salesman. He said I could run the newer DOT 4 brake fluid without any problems. I hope he is right because I recently rebuilt the clutch master and slave and used the DOT 4 because they told me it would work without problems.
 

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Dot 4 is fine 馃憤
 

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I sure hope you are right since that was what I use in my clutch rebuild. I guess the guys at Atlantic British need to get their act together. One of them convinced me to buy two bottles of the Castrol. Thanks for your help.
 

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Dot 3 or 4 is fine in these trucks ( 4has a higher temperature rating)
Dot 5 is a different fluid and can鈥檛 be mixed with 3 or 4
Sounds like an 鈥渦p sell鈥 to me馃槈
 

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I'm going with DOT 5 in most of my stuff, it doesn't absorb moisture, seems to wear better etc. costs more! DO NOT USE DOT 3........ ask me how I know!, you'll only do that once!
 
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