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Old 04-24-2010, 09:52 AM   #1
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Okay so right now I am running Motul RBF600 and it works great but it seems to need bleeding after a auto x. Now that is fine if I could find the stuff near my house lol. My question is for a stock power miata that will see track days /auto x is ATE SuperBlue good or will I over heat it on the track. BTW the superblue is cheaper and sold up the street from my house lol. Thanks guys
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i auto cross on honda dot 3 ( i get it for free) it's just plain dot 3 and it holds up fine i just flush it every few events. you should be fine with super blue.
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i auto cross on honda dot 3 ( i get it for free) it's just plain dot 3 and it holds up fine i just flush it every few events. you should be fine with super blue.
Thanks for the quick responds. I know for auto x it should be good. I am more worried about the track. But I don't think I can get the fluid up to 500f on a stock miata but I might be wrong
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I really like the Valvoline DOT4 fluid you can get anywhere. The dry boiling point is pretty decent at around 500. And you can get it ANYWHERE. That is the big sell to me. At a race in BFE and can't get your precious ATE fluid? The local Napa has that Valvoline DOT4 stuff.

Castrol DOT4 is good too.

If you're skating the line between 500 and 600 boiling point fluid, you need to start examining both your whole brake system and your driving technique. Just my humble opinion.
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for a track car i would try to build some ducting to the front calipers. i've seen it done on this site a few times. https://www.miataturbo.net/showthrea...=brake+ducting
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ISC makes some for $100 I believe. Machismo makes them for people too, PM him.
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I've never had an issue with ATE Superblue. I have a liter of Castrol SRF for when I do, but like a fine wine I don't think it will be opened this decade.
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I've never had an issue with ATE Superblue. I have a liter of Castrol SRF for when I do, but like a fine wine I don't think it will be opened this decade.
are you old enough to drink wine?
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Well the Superblue is in the car I am sure it will be fine. Thanks for the help guys
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are you old enough to drink wine?
Who cares, your mother buys it for me.
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