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I track my car often, every couple of months or so, and I use the Motul 660. How often should I change the brake fluid if I want to maintain

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Old 03-19-2017, 04:22 AM   #151 (permalink)
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I track my car often, every couple of months or so, and I use the Motul 660.
How often should I change the brake fluid if I want to maintain the high boiling point?
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I have 2 bottles of Motul I'm not using. That's the top dog for brake fluid....

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I've used Motul 660, Torque RT700, and Endless RF650. Car is on DBA Club Spec 4000 rotors paired with Carbotech XP10 F &R. In addition, I recently added the Z1 BMC brace, which I highly recommend for track guys. Even street users can benefit. Biggest difference is how much less of an effort on the pedal you need to use.

The Motul was alright. Not really the most cost effective/durable option in my experience. AZ is hot as hell. It didn't last more than a few months. It lost its "freshness" so to speak in terms of pedal pressure. The Torque RT700 actually was still clear/gold in color a year ago. Had 3 track days on them and when I flushed the system, it was as black as night.

-Keep in mind, the car was used on the street pretty often as well, but lasted atleast 1 year and a half, which IMO is exceptional considering how fluids break down.

Recently, I switched to Endless RF650 and all the small nuances that I was experiencing with the other two fluids were not occurring. I'll most likely be writing my review in the later months to see how it holds up with street use. On track, its phenomenal. No pressure change during sessions and very consistent.
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So far my fluid is sill clear/yellow in color. I changed it October and have had
three track days. There are only about 2000 miles on the car since then. I am going to Sebring again in April. I was also going to change the clutch fluid to the Motel 660, prior to the event. It is still the original factory fluid, from when I bought the car last May.
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So far my fluid is sill clear/yellow in color. I changed it October and have had
three track days. There are only about 2000 miles on the car since then. I am going to Sebring again in April. I was also going to change the clutch fluid to the Motel 660, prior to the event. It is still the original factory fluid, from when I bought the car last May.

It only took one session for the OEM fluid to boil for me. It just can't handle the heat.
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For now I'll stick with the Motul 660 for the brakes and clutch. I look forward to your review of the RF 650. Just got the FI oil cooler, so I'll be changing all the fluids before the next track day. I don't drive a lot of miles, so if I have to do the fluid changes every 6 months it is not a big deal.
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For now I'll stick with the Motul 660 for the brakes and clutch. I look forward to your review of the RF 650. Just got the FI oil cooler, so I'll be changing all the fluids before the next track day. I don't drive a lot of miles, so if I have to do the fluid changes every 6 months it is not a big deal.
Will do. So far, the combination of the Z1 BMCB and the Endless fluid have been good. I'll have to again follow up in the next few months.
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