is car oil fine for xr600r


12 replies to this topic
  • xrracerr

Posted March 31, 2005 - 04:48 PM

#1

will it hurt if i put 10-40w car oil not motorcycle oil in my 1987 xr600r :naughty:

  • sleeman

Posted March 31, 2005 - 04:52 PM

#2

You could use car oil but it depends which oil your using

  • xrracerr

Posted March 31, 2005 - 04:56 PM

#3

sae 10w-40 castrol gtx motor oil if not tell me what kind i should use

  • sleeman

Posted March 31, 2005 - 05:09 PM

#4

Make sure that its a non energy conserving oil this should be writen on the back. Energy conserving oils have friction modifiers which are not good for your clutch. Your oil should be okay but i would personally go with AMSOIL 10w40.

  • xrracerr

Posted March 31, 2005 - 05:38 PM

#5

it exceeds api service sm/sl/sj/sh
dosent say anything about energy
what is amsoil oil

  • sleeman

Posted March 31, 2005 - 05:40 PM

#6

I give you the green light but check out this website for fun WWW.AMSOIL.COM.

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  • xrracerr

Posted March 31, 2005 - 05:48 PM

#7

thanks for help

  • xrracerr

Posted March 31, 2005 - 05:49 PM

#8

do you know about jetting bikes is yes help me put on the xr600r jetting advise

  • sleeman

Posted March 31, 2005 - 05:52 PM

#9

Sorry dont know about Hondas, but put your question in GENERAL and you will get your answer.

  • frankstr

Posted March 31, 2005 - 08:04 PM

#10

Like to read, Do a search on oil............. :naughty:

  • bork

Posted March 31, 2005 - 08:18 PM

#11

In the ol 1971 sl350 , factory manual says quality30 wt. So we, at time, :naughty: used quaker state. Bike still runs fine to this day. My xr600r 1994 gets 20/50 castrol.

  • beer_studd_76

Posted March 31, 2005 - 10:08 PM

#12

will it hurt if i put 10-40w car oil not motorcycle oil in my 1987 xr600r :naughty:


no.

my 85 saw nothing but delo-400 15w-40 for years. still runs great.

  • xrracerr

Posted April 01, 2005 - 09:15 AM

#13

thanks alot this tells me that the dealer lies to custemrs he told me i will mess it up





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