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Any brake system must contain the proper brake fluid and be completely bled of air. Even though the new silicon brake fluids don't absorb water like standard fluids, they do have a tendency to compress slightly and give a spongy feeling at extremely high temperatures, such as are encountered in racing. However, if you are plagued by corrosion and water contamination, silicon-based fluid is a good alternative.

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