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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-26-2006, 07:05 AM Thread Starter
 
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I don't really know the differences between types of oil so I was hoping someone might shine some light for me. I have a 91 FZR 600 with 19k miles. I have had the engine apart for about a month or two to fix the transmission. I am wondering what type of oil I should run in it after I get the cases back together. I plan to register and insure it as soon as I get it running . Right now its cold usually around 20-30 degrees everyday with a few odd 50 degree days. I don't think ill need an oil change before it gets warm and around 80 everyday but maybe. What type of oil is good for cold/mild weather, and hot weather, or is it all the same? Also wondering if it makes any difference that the cases and all the internal parts have been sitting for a while open to air.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-26-2006, 11:01 AM
 
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Just plan ol 10-40.No systhetic blend or full synthetic.The on your next change go with a blend.Youll go with a 20-50 if it gets really hot out and your planning on sitting in a lot of traffic.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-26-2006, 11:54 AM Thread Starter
 
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Ive always gone with 10w-30 for my car, then when I brough it to jiffy lube they put 5w-30 in it, aperently the schwans trucks (where I work) also run on 5w-30. Could you explain the difference?
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-26-2006, 04:51 PM
 
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I don't know much about what oil to get, but I just thought that it was pretty funny how this is a thread called "Oil" started by a user called "slick"
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-26-2006, 04:59 PM Thread Starter
 
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