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  1. Motul Brake Fluids for the street or the race track Motul lubricants protects and takes care of you and your vehicle. From engine and transmission oils, to coolant and brake fluids, Motul offers you a huge selection of products to suit almost any application. The Motul range of 100% synthetic brake fluids comprises of 5 different options which are specifically engineered for the highly-developed vehicles of today, including: • RBF (Racing Brake Fluid) 600 and 660 Factory Line; • DOT 3&4, DOT 4 and DOT 5.1 Brake Fluids. The RBF 600 Factory Line and RBF 660 Factory Line are a poly glycol-based brake fluid designed for the most demanding racing conditions. Poly glycol-based brake fluids are less compressible compared to those that are silicone-based even when heated, which prevents a spongy-feeling brake pedal in instances of long and hard brake application. Both RBF 600 and RBF 660 Factory Line are compatible with all types of hydraulic-actuated brake and clutch systems requiring a non-silicone synthetic fluid. Developed to resist high temperature and wet-weather conditions with a high dry boiling point of 312°C and a wet boiling point of 216°Cfor extreme thermal resistance and stability, RBF 600 Factory Line is specifically designed to resist the high temperatures of racing brakes.Itis superior to conventional DOT 5.1 (non silicone-based), DOT 5 and conventional DOT 4 (silicone-based) brake fluids, which ensures effective braking is maintainedat all times throughout races. RBF 660 Factory Line features a dry boiling point of 325°C, higher than RBF 600 Factory Line. It isdesigned to resist the extreme temperatures generated in carbon and ceramic racing brakesystems, which can rapidly rise to over 900°C in extreme conditions,however it can also be used with conventional steel brake discs. RBF 600 and RBF 660 Factory Linegreatly exceeds the performance of DOT 3, DOT 4 and DOT 5.1 standards.Combined with their outstanding anti-vapour lock performance, RBF 600 and RBF 660Factory Line have become well-trusted brake fluids in many races. RBF Factory Line brake fluids should not be mixed with brake fluids of lower performance, particularly silicone-based or mineral-based (LHM) brake fluids. Motul DOT 3&4 Brake Fluid is a polyglycol-based brake fluid designed for normal driving andin all types of applications including hydraulic-actuated brake and clutch systems meeting DOT 4 and DOT 3 manufacturer’s recommendations. The dry and wet boiling points of 245°C and 155°C respectively is superior to regular DOT 3 and DOT 4 brake fluids, which allows DOT 3&4 to last longer in your vehicle. It is also perfectly neutral and anti-corrosive, so you can be sure the seals in your vehicle’s braking system won’t suffer as a result. Motul DOT 5.1 Brake Fluid is a polyglycol-based brake fluid for all types of hydraulic-actuated brake and clutch systems in accordance with DOT 3, DOT 4 and DOT 5.1 manufacturer’s recommendations. It maintains a higher dry and wet boiling point of 272°C and 185°C respectively compared to DOT3&4 and DOT 4 brake fluids. The lower viscosity of 820mm2/s allows for easier fluid circulation in the brake lines,making it particularly suited foranti-lock braking systems (ABS) as well as heavy-duty uses such as fleet vehicles or trucks. Motul DOT 3&4, DOT 5.1 and RBF 600 and 660 is mixable with other non silicone-based brake fluids. For more information on the full range of Motul Brake Fluids
  2. Icyfreakass

    Windscreen wiper fluid. which to get?

    Hi guys, any to recommend? Am using my shampoo for it currently, not very good. Heard rainx will cause streaks. Is it true?? Which brand do u guys use?
  3. Hi All, As most cars here need to have their car brake fluid replace every 2-3 yrs (fluid absorbs moisture and lose braking efficiency) and properly bleed the system (avoid air pockets), let us all contribute some places to go and estimated costs. Brake system is important and safety aspect even more so due to high humidity here in Singapore. Some drivers even change brake fluid every year. Well done guys! With more info, so hoping more drivers will inclined to maintain their brake system whichever part of the island you're at. Cars with ABS system need to be bleed by vacuum method and those without ABS may simply use the leg pump method. Let's contribute : 1) Stamf Tyres = bleed by vacuum method, uses Caltex DOT4 , est $40 (Feb 2011) 2) Yap Bro = by vacuum method, uses Indemitsu DOT 4, est $45-$50 (Feb 2011). 3) 4)
  4. Can I use ATF on my manual car?Wat oil should I use?Driving Lancer
  5. Experience Workshop to perform Service on VW vehicles to VW specifications on both engine and Transmission (both manual and automatic).
  6. Found the following info. Guess it is more meant for temperate countries rather than the tropics but still quite a good reference/guide ... Engine Oil In most cars, you just need to pop up your hood, find the oil dipstick, pull it out, and wipe it down. Repeat that again and you'll have your oil level. If it's in the safe level, continue on your merry way. If it's not, you need to add more. Depending on the age of the car, you may or may not need to add oil pretty often. If your car burns through a lot of oil, it's worth going to a mechanic. How often to check it: It was once recommended that you check your oil every time you fill up with gas, but with most modern cars you're safe checking it once a month. How often to replace it: This depends on the car, manufacturer, and year. The "3,000 miles or every six months" saying doesn't really apply any more. Instead, check your owner's manual for the manufacturer's recommendations for changing your engine oil. Transmission Fluid Your transmission fluid is what keeps the gears on your car moving smoothly. You can check your transmission fluid the same way as your engine oil, except the car should be running when you do it. Unlike your engine oil, transmission fluid is part of a closed system, so it should never be low. If it is, take it into a mechanic. Instead of volume, you're looking at the quality of the fluid. The fluid should be red and not smell burned. If the fluid is brown or smells burnt, it's time to replace it. How often to check it: Monthly. How often to replace it: This varies from car to car and depends on transmission type, but it's typically between every 50,000-100,000 miles Coolant As the name implies, coolant, aka antifreeze, keeps your car running cool. If you ever run low on coolant, your car's probably going to overheat. The coolant is inside you radiator and you can typically check it by simply removing the radiator cap when the car is cool (never check it when it's hot or your car is running) and looking inside. Once you remove the cap you should see a line the coolant should come up to. If it's low, you can add more, but make sure you add the same type of coolant currently in the car. How often to check it: At least twice yearly: once before summer and again before winter But it's easy enough to glance at whenever you pop open your hood. How often to replace it: Every 2-3 years. Brake Fluid Just like your transmission, your brake fluid is part of a closed system so you shouldn't ever be low on it. That said, it's still worth checking to make sure it's clean. Brake fluid keeps your brakes working properly, so if they ever feel a little off, checking your brake fluid is usually the first step. You can do this by checking the brake fluid reservoir on the driver side of your car. You can usually check the level just by looking at the outside of the container. The fluid should be a golden color. If it's brown, it's time to replace it. How often to check it: When you change your oil. How often to replace it: Every 2 years Power Steering Fluid Your power steering fluid helps keeps your steering smooth and easy. When the power steering fluid starts to get low, you might feel a "creaking" in the steering wheel or hear some weird sounds. To check it, all you need to do is pop the hood and find the reservoir. Usually you can check it visually by looking at the reservoir. Power steering fluid doesn't usually drop too much, so if it's low, it's worth taking your car into a mechanic or looking for a leak. How often to check it: Once a month. How often to replace it: Between 50,000 miles and never. Typically speaking, most car manuals recommend keeping the power steering fluid levels topped off, but you'll rarely need to flush and replace it. Double check your owner's manual to make sure you can ignore yours
  7. mxtradings not selling more, I'm a big fan of it leh, anywhere else in Singapore selling? :) Or any similar DOT 4 alternatives?
  8. My auto transmission have fluid replace once every 2 years, but never replaced the filter before. I did not know there is a filter and how long before it needs replacement?
  9. Alphas

    Brake fluid low

    Just noticed my brake lights is lighted after disengage hand brake. Went to buy some dot 4 brake fluid to top up. The light is gone, I didn't noticed any leak but should I be concerned?
  10. Hi SOGers, Can anyone advice what type of hydraulic fluid in market can I use on Octavia Ambiente?? Eg STP Power Steering Fluid. The operation manual say to check the fluid on operation tempreture, does it mean 'cold engine' or 'hot engine' after driving??
  11. Any suggestions from any bros out there? Would the generic power steering fluid that petrol kiosks sell be suitable? I saw from my car manual that it should be WSS-M2C204-A2 type. Any suggestions for similar / eqivalent? Thanks in advance!
  12. Only hear people say top up the fluid.. Brake fluid and ATF, differential oil, coolant , engine, even aircon you hear of people flushing the system.
  13. Hi, I am driving a Hyundai Getz and while doing some routine checks of the engine bay, realised the PSF is rather low. Checked my car manual and it says to use "PSF 3". But WTF is "PSF 3"????? Can anyone pls advise if I can just buy any of the generic PSF from the petrol kiosk to top it up? Or can anyone pls advise which is the correct type of PSF to use?
  14. Forte3737

    Power steering fluid

    any of you change this already? or can this fluid last the life of the car? according to the book, its supposed to last the life of the car
  15. Sky8807

    Windscreen washer fluid

    For those who like to add the detergent or cleaning liquid everytime they top up the water reservoir for the windshield water. My experience is too much of everything is not good. I used to top up the liquid detergent everytime I top up the water tank to the top. One day, realise that the water did not spray when I selected water to wipe the windshield. Can hear the sound of the motor zezezezeze but no water comes out. Check the water reservoir, got water. Worry, don't know where the motor is located also, traced the hose and finally realise that it is located inside the front right fenders, but don't know where exactly. Call the agent and ask for the price and labour cost, can't remember costs but its not very cheap, think more than $50. So try DIY to see whether can salvage the situation first b4 let agent do, save time and money. Go under car and open the plastic guard on right fender and finally located the motor, remove it and found that the orifice (hole) for the water passage was tiny and at the inlet side glumly stuff (liquid cleaner) that stays in the bottom of the water reservoir have travelled to the inlet and jammed the passage. So clean it using a water hose, and fitted it back, eureka it works. Happy put back everythings. However, next day, stuck again, so remove again and this time do a thorough cleaning, even the water tanks also removed and clean, don't give chance. After that, not dare to use the liquid solution anymore, just water will do. Some of these "cleaner or detergent" cause the passage to stuck. For info my car then was an elantra - cateye model.
  16. Hi All, I went to a workshop wanting to replace my worn-out front brake pads and at same time asked for renew all new brake fluid since already 3 yrs old, this is what the technician said "Change the brake pads enough but actually brake fluid not need to change.Can last 5-6 yrs.Besides yr Honda car (mine is a Stream) brake system always have problems after renew, caused brakes to jam".....How true is this? I didn't believed him (even the workshop wasn't busy so should be OK to change brake fluid), so can someone kindly recommend a good workshop near Queenstown area. Cheers!/ Str2
  17. Hi I just took over an almost 6 year old cefiro. 1 week to realise that its leaking power steering fluid. Did STA inspection but didn't say got problem. D Now need to temporary top up first with some fluid but do not know whether old stuff is mineral or synthetic dexron III. Does anyone know whether can mix? Also where to fix leak without getting carrot head? Thanks
  18. Dear Bros, I want to buy one used card which sta report give general Grade B but fluid check is C . Remarks say engine and steering rack & pinion have oil seepage and sign of oils stain of engine. Does it mean serious problem inside? Car is 5 years old and maintained by dealer workshop. Highly appreciate your help!
  19. For those using brembo or other bbk, would u pick dot4 or dot5.1? Which is better in term of performance and moist adsorbion?i
  20. Ive abt 3 L of Dia Queen SP 3 ATF left. My power steering fluid looks dark. Thinking of using the remainder ATF for power steering fluid. Searched thru the web and found the Dai Queen SP3 has a higher spec than the recommended Daxron 3 for power steering listed in my car manual. The Dai Queen ATF has cleaning additive and higher temperature range compared to Daxron 3. The Daxron 3 is pretty old spec and basically a low spec hydraulic fluid w/o additives. In this respect, would u think its better to use the remaider Dai Queen SP3 to replace my old existing power fluid? There were mech who would do it while some will caution against such practice. Anyone any experience or advice?
  21. Hi i have the intention to change my jazz transmission fluid, myself. would like to seek advise on bro that have done it before. got my own CVTF but do no have jack stand to support, is it possible to find a kerk and lift up the lift the the passager side in order to reach the transmission drain plug. from youtube the process is easy but due to the small space in singapore, one is hard to DIY. call and ask a few workshop and they charge anything from $25 - 30. which i find it ex. as to only loose the drain plug and fill up the new fluid. Or bro out there got workshop to recommend and charge lower labour fee. thank for sharing
  22. Qn: I am thinking of changing all my fluid for the 1st time( except EO)....ie, coolant, autotrans, brake, EO with engine flush, power steering fluid . Anyone suggest otherwise or additional servicing. Car is light modded 2L TC car nearing 50,000km, 4 year old. 1st time keeping car this old but loving it every moment....
  23. Hello everyone, I'm planning to change my power steering fluid as it has turned black. Besides the turkey blaster method, has anyone tried removing the "return" hose and using the power steering pump to flush out old fluid while adding fresh fluid into the reservoir? Thanks.
  24. Hi ANyone can recommend? Tks
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