Thanks for your reply. Ive used DOT 5 without issue before (while racing) and observed none of the issues you noted. Still a good idea to be aware of potential drawbacksThe negatives I have read about relate to DOT 5 aerating easily, causing a soft pedal and it causing rubber seals to swell and fail in systems/components not designed to use a silicone fluid. That was enough for me to take a pass. Regular old fluid had never caused me issue anyway. My ability to distinguish between standard and AN fittings when hastily putting stuff together, that one bit me.