CR125 Crankcase Oil


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  • SEEKandDESTROY2

Posted May 08, 2009 - 05:34 AM

#1

How much and what weight crankcase oil does an 01 CR125 take? Thanks, Pete

  • notsohusky

Posted May 08, 2009 - 08:52 AM

#2

4-5 quarts of 10-30, just like your car.







I am messing with you, BTW. The only oil in your crankcase should be the oil that you mix with your fuel.

  • Coolidge

Posted May 08, 2009 - 09:16 AM

#3

Im using Honda 2-stroke trans oil 80/85w in my CR500r

  • katoom525sx

Posted May 09, 2009 - 07:14 AM

#4

First of all it is not crank case oil it is tranny oil. It says by the kick starter I think. I would use the honda hp tranny in the red bottle.

  • mynewcr250

Posted May 09, 2009 - 10:47 AM

#5

i used to use honda hp trans fluid. then i switched to regular supertech type f ATF.

works fine. actually seems to work better. best part is the super tech is like $2 a quart, the honda stuff is like $8.

  • todthebod

Posted May 09, 2009 - 02:38 PM

#6

SuperTech 10w40 here. I can't see paying $10 a quart when you're going to change it out in a couple of rides anyway. I could see it in a 3 shoe clutch for cooling purposes but that's not a problem with these clutches.

  • Big_G_Hall

Posted May 09, 2009 - 03:42 PM

#7

Im using Honda 2-stroke trans oil 80/85w in my CR500r


Ditto. I really like this stuff

  • Coolidge

Posted May 11, 2009 - 06:44 AM

#8

Ditto. I really like this stuff


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  • slowfe

Posted May 11, 2009 - 08:04 AM

#9

chuck norris is so bad ass he can ride a wheelie on a unicycle.

  • Coolidge

Posted May 11, 2009 - 08:33 AM

#10

....If you have 5 bucks, and Chuck Norris has 5 bucks, Chuck has more money :excuseme:

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  • Big_G_Hall

Posted May 11, 2009 - 10:22 AM

#11

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  • 97 Polaris Ultra SPX

Posted May 11, 2009 - 05:48 PM

#12

It says on the case by the kickstarter and I beleive it is 650ml.

  • jdubb75

Posted May 11, 2009 - 06:26 PM

#13

Ahh...a classic Chuck joke never gets old... :ride:


For the tranny oil... I use Honda HP4 10w40, but any 10w30 or 40 will work as long as it doesn't have friction modifiers. I have never tested it for myself, but it has been rumored that engine oil with friction modifiers adversely affects the clutch engagement. :smirk:

To make a long story short, and to go along with what has already been said, the oil isn't in the tranny long enough (or shouldn't be) to break down. It just gets dirty from the clutch plates. Change it often and you can't go wrong. :excuseme:

  • Coolidge

Posted May 12, 2009 - 06:32 AM

#14

Chuck is such a bad ass, he once went to the Virgin Islands, and when he came back they were 'The Islands"

  • Fobia

Posted May 12, 2009 - 10:29 AM

#15

570 cc's for oil change on a 01 cr125 i just use Amsoil ATF for my oil

  • Fobia

Posted May 12, 2009 - 10:35 AM

#16

i used to use honda hp trans fluid. then i switched to regular supertech type f ATF.

works fine. actually seems to work better. best part is the super tech is like $2 a quart, the honda stuff is like $8.


do you have a link to this oil?

  • jdubb75

Posted May 12, 2009 - 10:39 AM

#17

i used to use honda hp trans fluid. then i switched to regular supertech type f ATF.

works fine. actually seems to work better. best part is the super tech is like $2 a quart, the honda stuff is like $8.


Yes, the Honda trans oil is expensive. I'm getting the HP4 10w40 for around $3.50/qt. I use it as engine oil in my 650R and Rubicon so I just started using it in the CR as well. :excuseme:

  • mynewcr250

Posted May 18, 2009 - 05:26 PM

#18

do you have a link to this oil?


the honda stuff or the super tech stuff?

jdubb75: yes it is expensive. i am a big fan of running what the MFG recommended. but seeing as how honda names their own trans fluid as the recommended fluid (which looks a lot like atf....) but then gives the option of running a regular motor oil, i figure honda has given us some leeway in running something other than what the spec. so i gave it a shot with the atf to see if i can get a little cheapy on it. the application sure seems right. we'll see how it works out.

And $3.50 a quart isnt bad, but i still go to walmart for my car oil changes. Motorcraft 5/30 semisynthetic for like $2.70/qt or so, and a motorcraft filter for cheap. cant beat it lol.

  • Coolidge

Posted May 19, 2009 - 09:59 AM

#19

Just my opinion. Even if oil is 2.00 or 8.00 a qt, its still cheap insurance to change frequently

  • SEEKandDESTROY2

Posted May 22, 2009 - 08:52 PM

#20

First of all it is not crank case oil it is tranny oil. It says by the kick starter I think. I would use the honda hp tranny in the red bottle.



Thanks for being a smartass.

Actually, its Transmission Gear oil according to the bottle of Honda fluid out in the garage.


Have a good day.





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