Technical information and Q&A applicable to all years and models of Goldwings
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Dusty Boots wrote:Yes, you can use synthetic DOT 3/4 brake fluid with your bike and have no compatibility issues!
thanks, also will the synthetic harm any of the rubber seals???
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1983 GL1100A Wineberry to sell 36,000 miles
1999A Restored and sold at 19,000 miles
1999SE Totaled by cager at 105,000 miles
Synthetic Dot4 will do no harm. It has a higher boiling point than Dot3, so it is much better.
All DOT3,4 and 5.1 brake fluid is synthetic (polyglycol and glycol ethers)base. Boiling points are due to each brands formula of additives. DOT 5 is silicone based and shouldnt be mixed at all. Some HDs use DOT 5.
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