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  • GL1800 (Any Year): The Official Oil Thread

    It's not a forum until there is an oil thread, right?

    What brand/type of oil do you use in your Goldwing?
    70
    Honda GN4 (Non-Syn) Oil
    20.00%
    14
    Honda Synthetic Oil
    7.14%
    5
    Other brand Non-Synthetic (specify in post)
    8.57%
    6
    Other brand Synthetic (specify in post)
    64.29%
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  • #2
    Shell Rotella Synthetic
    2008 Red GW1800 -- NRA Life Member - American Legion PUFL, American Legion Riders
    USMC 21 YRS/9 MO and when dead, a dead Marine.
    US Four Corner Ride https://clayusmcret.blogspot.com/
    2014 Mid-States Ride https://mid-states.blogspot.com/
    2015 NC to UT/NV Ride https://2015nvride.blogspot.com/

    50th State ridden on 19 Aug, 2016 DS #1584

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    • #3
      Honda Synthetic Oil and a Honda OEM filter
      Whoever said money can’t buy happiness, never paid for a divorce


      IBA # 40576

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      • #4
        Shell Rotella Synthetic here also.

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        • #5
          Shell Rotella here too + Honda OEM filter
          [B]Keith Landra[/B]
          [SIZE=12px][I]Halifax, NS...2012 GL1800[/I][/SIZE]

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          • #6
            AMSOIL- got it on sale for $35 for a gallon jug and thought I'd try it.
            Captain Roadsmith, Northwest Indiana
            '06 Wing / Roadsmith HT1800

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            • #7
              Amsoil, after trying it, I do think it shifts alot better, less clunking

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              • #8
                Mobil 1 Racing 4T 10W-40
                2012 Honda Goldwing | 2009 Timeout Camper



                Patriot Guard Rider since 2007 | IBA member #59823

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by clayusmcret View Post
                  Shell Rotella Synthetic
                  Another Shell Rotella user here...and *gasp* an oil filter that works! Bought in the very same place, too - W*M!

                  Oh, wait, this was an oil thread, not an oil filter thread - my bad! :D
                  Ken (IBA #50030) & Grace (IBA #62768)Tucson, AZ"Get busy living, or get busy dying." -Andy Dufresne, The Shawshank Redemption 1994ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕMy blog

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                  • #10
                    I use real oil, not that stuff humans make in a lab. Everyone knows, Motor oil is motor oil
                    Larry
                    Red 2008 GL1800 (The Fastest Color)

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                    • #11
                      Shell Rotella Synthetic
                      Ross
                      2009 Silver Airbag
                      Bathurst, NB Canada

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                      • #12
                        Shell Rotella T6 5w-40 and Mobil MI-110 oil filter.
                        I wanted good oil and filter that I can change anywhere I ride.
                        2010 GL1800ADA (CDN eh!)
                        DS 1126
                        15 Tiger 800 XCX
                        14 WR250R
                        95 FLSTC Sold to a nice family.

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                        • #13
                          Rotella 15-40 at the Wally mans place.

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                          • #14
                            Mobil 1 or Amsoil 10w 40 synthetic.
                            2007 Crucible Orange Metallic
                            2009 Kawasaki Red Concours 14
                            AMA Life Member 0672853
                            IBA Member 8846 Premier
                            NRA Life Member

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                            • #15
                              Mobil 1 Racing 4T 10W-40 Full Synthetic
                              2012 Gold Wing Ultra Blue Level III
                              2009 Hayabusa - Texas Mile- 206.1 MPH | Loring- 1 mile 205.49 MPH, 1.5 mile 212.27 MPH (Stock Motor-ECU Editor Tuned by Me)

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                              • #16
                                I use Amsoil. Napa auto has good prices on it,

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                                • #17
                                  Shell Rotella Synthetic Honda oil filter

                                  John
                                  John - Richmond 2013 GL1800, Level 3

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                                  • #18
                                    Shell 15W-40

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                                    • #19
                                      Amsoil 10W40.

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                                      • #20
                                        And a new Crush washer. Dont forget a new crush washer!!
                                        Life is all about decisions. I decided for Jesus Christ.
                                        04 All White
                                        Mich Alpin PA3
                                        Darkside #956

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