Final Drive Oil


Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
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bdukes
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Final Drive Oil

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Clymers says in need 90 w gear oil in final drive, all I can find is 80w 90.Will that work?
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I've been using 80w-90 in mine.

The how-to on this site says to use 75w-90. viewtopic.php?t=76

So, pretty sure you'll be fine.
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Re: Final Drive Oil

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bdukes wrote: Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:08 pm Clymers says in need 90 w gear oil in final drive, all I can find is 80w 90.Will that work?
Thanks
80W-90 gear oil IS 90 weight oil.

"80W-90" means "90 weight gear oil that acts as 80 weight gear oil in cold temperatures (W=Winter)"

Which is exactly what the GL1100 owner's manual calls for:

Gear oil
Gear oil

75W-90 will work just as well, and is much easier to find.
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Re: Final Drive Oil

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Hi
this is what I use
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