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      08-30-2012, 11:23 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Valvoline & Castrol GT LMA brake fluid

Well I purchased the Valvoline brake fluid which I read is pretty good compared to Castrol GT LMA, I bought it on sale for $5.99 for 32 ounce bottle at Advanced Auto Parts in Yonkers,NY, the sale ended 8/29/12.
Since I don't track my car , I believe this is a good fluid.

Valvoline Synthetic
High dry boiling point up to 480F
Minimum wet boiling point is 311F

http://www.valvoline.com/products/br...brake-fluid/28


Castrol GT LMA - DOT 4 -
High dry boiling point up to 446F
Minimum wet boiling point is 311F
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I've used both brands in various cars over the years with no problems.
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My buddy and myself did the brake fluid change on Friday using the Valvoline fluid, the two man job ,no problems, the brakes stop fine and I was happy that no issues came up and I only used one bottle (32oz) for the whole car , now I just have to reset it
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