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    Cool a funny question

    i am doing a full disc conversion and upgrade.
    is it possible to change all the brake lines over after ive done the conversion and not have to drain and renew the brake fluid again?
    as i ordered a set of stainless steel brake lines but they got lost in post and wont be with me till mid of jan as they were a specail order.

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    Seriously, think why it would be impossible to not have to change the brake fluid again if you take the pipes off

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    how u mean?

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    The brake fluid is in the pipes, remove them and the fluid spills out. You'd have to drain the system before removing the pipes, then refill/bleed again with new fluid once the new pipes are on.

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    so could i not use the fluid that i drain from it when the conversion is done as it shld be only a week or two old.
    doing 5 stud convesion , rear disc conversion and 308mm front discs.
    wat would be best fluid to use and how much would i need and would i need to check or change anything during the conversion?

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    I'd not be keen, any moisture getting into it will make it less effective, and any air bubbles you get as it splashes into whatever you catch it in will leave the brakes spongy etc.

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    so wats best fluid to get 4 my set up?
    hope they come before its due to be done.
    would u change anyhing else before or during the conversion?

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    I'd use new stuff. Its cheap to buy anyway

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    wats best to use then? 3 , 4 or 5 dot?

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    Dot4 standard stuff is more than fine.

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