07 Brake Fluid Capacity

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  1. Barstewardsquad

    Barstewardsquad God Like

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    I am going to be replacing the front calipers and the rear master cylinder and so will naturally be putting new fluid in. Does anyone know how much I will need? I've checked the Haynes manual, the service manual, and searched on here but can't see how much I will need.

    I'm thinking about using Motul RBF 660 as there will be an occasional trackday. Is this overkill?
     
  2. sps170373

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    When I changed my master cylinder and calipers I only used half a 500ml bottle of brake fluid
     
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  3. Gilesy

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    surprised it was that much.. but 1 bottle should get the entire system bled to an inch of its life :)
     
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  4. bambo838

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    as Gilesy wrote, one 500ml bottle would be more that enough.
     
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    I probably pulled through more than was needed but wanted to be sure of no air! First time I'd done it as well
     
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  6. Slick

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    After servicing the calipers and putting on a RCS also had to bleed from dry I used less than 500ml too, lots left over
     
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  7. Barstewardsquad

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    Cheers folks. Just ordered 500ml of Motul 660, and if lucky I may have enough to also flush the clutch at the same time.
     

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