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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-11-2007, 12:24 PM Thread Starter
 
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what kind of motor oil for an 84 nighthawk 700

what kind should i get? what viscosity and all? lol what numbers do i need to look for on the bottle
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-11-2007, 12:28 PM
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10W40 synthetic blend should be fine. Maybe a 10W30 if you run it is colder weather.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-11-2007, 12:29 PM
 
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20w-50. i guess technically it depends on mileage and the climate you live in, but thats what id use, regardless of what the owners manual says.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-11-2007, 12:38 PM
 
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Mobil1 4T Full Synthetic FTW!!!

(Only comes in 10w40)
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i put in gn4 and ran it and the engine case started looking like it was overheatng
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-11-2007, 02:00 PM Thread Starter
 
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it was 10w30
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-11-2007, 07:02 PM
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It's a Honda... It'll run off a mixture of poop and semen.
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