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I am always looking for this...
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edit: I changed my front diff oil on my 2006 GU and the quantities varied from above . I used 5.5 liters for the front diff :surprised: and not the 3 specified
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Awesome! thanks David
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Brake/clutch fluid: If dot3/4 is recommended for europe, what would we use in africa? 3 or 4?
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The manual says: Except for Europe : Dot 3

...but DOT4 brake fluid has a higher boiling point than DOT3 so personally I would opt for 4
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Dot 4 has a higher boiling point, but is more hygroscopic (absorbs water faster).

So use Dot4, but then replace brake fluid annually...
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How much brake fluid would a tb42 clutch system use?
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Very little. Maybe 150-250ml?
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Peter, what "Dot" brake fluid can we use in our Patrols. I know one shouldn't mix, for example Dot 3 with Dot 4.
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ricster wrote: 25 Apr 2022 09:13 Peter, what "Dot" brake fluid can we use in our Patrols. I know one shouldn't mix, for example Dot 3 with Dot 4.
Cedric, the manual states Dot-3 or Dot-4 for Europe, and Dot-3 elsewhere. So pretty sure that either or is fine. However, refer Peter's earlier disclaimer regarding hygroscopicity.
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