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Old 05-04-2011, 11:06 AM   #190
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Joined: May 2010
Location: Berkshire, United Kingdom
Oddometer: 100

Originally Posted by kinglurker View Post
New owner: check
Stupid question: check

My rear brake fluid looks kinda black.
Should I replace, or is this somehow supposed to be like that on the 800?
Mine is the same and has looked like that since new! I was going to give my dealer a hard time for using DOT 5.1 for some strange reason untill I took the lid off the reservoir and looked inside. When you take the cap off it looks like perfectly normal DOT 4.1 fluid. It seems that the plastic, although translucent land white in colour, changes the colour of the fluid when viewed outside to look dirty/purple.
2010 BMW F800 GS
Farkles: Adv Spec Crash Bars, Adv Spec Bash Plate, Bark Busters w/ Storm Guards, CalSci Touring screen, Remus Ti exhuast
Current Tyre: Conti TK80

2005 CBR600F4i
Farkles: Hell braided brake lines
Current Tyre: Michelin Pilot Road 2
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