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bjsjc
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Maintenance

Post by bjsjc » Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:11 am



I have a 2004 GL1800 trike without an owners manual. What oil should be used and how much?



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SteveB123
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Re: Maintenance

Post by SteveB123 » Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:30 am

Current:82 GL1100 Interstate, 60 Amp Poorboy, MSD coil
Previous: 93 GSX1100F Katana
82 GL500 Silverwing

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Re: Maintenance

Post by WingAdmin » Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:21 pm

From the manual:

API Service Classification SG or higher except oils labeled as energy conserving on the circular API service label, SAE 10W-40, JASO T 903 standard MA, Pro Honda GN4 or HP4 (without molybdenum additives) 4-stroke oil or equivalent, 3.9 US quarts.

I'll never understand why people don't include the owners manual when they sell vehicles.

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