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Re: final drive oil
Reply #40 on: August 12, 2019, 04:09:38 AM
If you follow your owners manual you should be putting in straight 80w not 75-90.  :138:

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Re: final drive oil
Reply #41 on: August 12, 2019, 03:00:19 PM
*Originally Posted by DEMBONES [+]
If you follow your owners manual you should be putting in straight 80w not 75-90.  :138:

I agree.

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Re: final drive oil
Reply #42 on: August 12, 2019, 04:34:57 PM
So now Honda is selling 80w90 multi-viscosity gear oil for final drives. I guess they don't need straight weight 80 anymore?

http://prohondaoil.com/vital-fluids/shaft-drive-oil/#

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Re: final drive oil
Reply #43 on: August 12, 2019, 07:30:06 PM
So..............we have reached a consensus:

If it smells like hypoid oil and it’s straight or multi weight and it costs between $3.99 to $24.99 USD per qt. .............it’s probably ok.

Interval every oil change or 1 to 3 years or 5000 to 50,000 miles ...........it’s also probably ok.

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Re: final drive oil
Reply #44 on: August 12, 2019, 07:39:00 PM
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Re: final drive oil
Reply #45 on: August 12, 2019, 11:17:38 PM
*Originally Posted by oskar [+]
I agree.

I've been using the LiquiMoly oil for many trouble free miles. Straight 80w as you outlined in your pdf. Easy to find online, actually what the manufacturer calls for, and no where near $25 a quart. Why would anyone buy anything else?

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Re: final drive oil
Reply #46 on: August 13, 2019, 02:25:16 AM
Plus who could resist a name like “ Liqui Moly “..........it sounds sooooo slippery.

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Re: final drive oil
Reply #47 on: August 30, 2019, 09:38:30 PM
Aye , fair play to you Dembones. Keep the flag flying for common sense and logic
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