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Old 10-27-2022, 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Argess View Post
Well Patrick... I think they know something I don't know, or maybe am slowly finding out. You may remember this excerpt from my original manual (which I'm sure was based on the best information available at the time):

Of course they changed it to this:

I speculated that it was due to Tilton warnings about seals, but maybe they had trouble like I'm having too.
I think it does stem from warnings by Tilton and possibly other cylinder manufactures. I think it may be in Tiltons literature. But - Iím not convinced itís a real issue.

DOT 5 has been fine for many years in my 66 Corvette - which incidentally also takes a great amount of leg effort to motivate the brakes. Old time GM Engineers on the Corvette Forum told us - thatís how we designed them way back then.
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