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When was DOT 5 Bra1st made or used?ke

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When was DOT 5 Brake Fluid 1st made or used in cars and trucks?

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Hello and welcome


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DOT-5 silicone brake fluid - This formulation was achieved in the late 1970s that satisfied DOT criteria. The only manufacturers were using it were Dow-Corning and General Electric.

internal88 :

The DOT 5 were commonly used in the racing scene in the late 70s.


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Let me know if this help out.


Customer: replied 4 years ago.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

This may be a legal question.

In Massachusetts is it illegal or is it against OSHA policy or law to plug tires instead of patching tires?

No, it is not against the law or OSHA policy by plugging a tire.
There is no written law or policy that prevent this practice.

Although this practice is legal many retail shops have their own rule (patch only rule).
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