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Old 01-16-2009, 11:33 AM
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Default THE BEST OIL

hi guys
im thinking of changing the oil i use
keepinsame filter
but wudnt mind new oil
10w-40 is what im running at
castrol

any recomondations?
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Old 01-16-2009, 12:10 PM
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Well this like a "which" tire is best thread, will bring a million different responses. As long as its a synthetic oil without moly you will be fine. Personally i use Honda HP4 Gold and Honda OEM filter, a bit $$ vs reg synthetic, but for once a year i dont worry about saving a few bucks etc. Honda has just come out w a new Full Synthetic (Red bottle) which ill prob use next time. Just my 2 cents
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Old 01-16-2009, 12:12 PM
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http://www.honda.ca/MCPE/Motorcycle/...sAndLubricants

Honda Canadas site Red Bottle is HP4S btw. My dealer also carries Repsol/Motul as well
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Old 01-16-2009, 12:17 PM
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I think he only wants to know what oil is best for his bike..

Not what people think?


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Old 01-16-2009, 02:29 PM
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Check out this website: http://www.calsci.com/motorcycleinfo/Consumables.html

I switched from Repsol Synthetic (expensive) to Shell Rotella-T Synthetic 5w-40 (inexpensive). I actually noticed that the bike shifted easier with the Shell. I recommend this oil to everyone.



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Old 01-16-2009, 02:51 PM
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thats great im gona try that around 12000 miles im gona have a oil and filter change mabie an air filter too

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Old 01-16-2009, 09:22 PM
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best oil by far is AMSOIL 10w-40 synthetic there is no other
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its a pity you guys arent here in Australia. The best oil I have ever come across is not available up your way. Highest film strength I have seen, and excellent results in oil analasys- absolutly minimal wear materials present- typically less than 1ppm/1000k's.
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Old 01-19-2009, 02:11 PM
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I snooped around the net when i first got my bike and came to the conclusion that Amsoil was the best, but last time I needed to change my oil i didn't have the money or the patience to order it (no one carries it local that i know of) so i put Rotella T 5w-40 synthetic in, and geuss what... my bike still runs fine. If you use rotella only use the synthetic, i think the regular has friction modifiers which are bad for wet clutches.


my vote

1.) Amsoil
2.) Rotella T synthetic

and I use pure ONE filters, for my bike the are pretty cheap from advanced auto parts and i have read good things about them.
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Old 01-25-2009, 07:11 PM
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Why is moly bad to have in oil. Honda sells a pro oil with moly in it. What does it do? And does honda manufacture the pro oil themselves ?
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