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post #1 of 35 Old 05-20-2008, 10:24 PM Thread Starter
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Oil in Canuck Wees

Yo, Fellow Cheeseheads,
I've been using Pro Honda GN4 10-40 motor oil. Dealer recommended. I'm finding the shifting a little clunkier after just 1000K into my second oil change. Anybody have a favorite oil that's readily available north of the 49th? I'm in Coquitlam.
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you used Honda oil in ur Strom???????????????

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Forgive me, Father...

CR Cycle in Maple Ridge is a Honda/Suzuki dealership. Went with their recommendation. What's everyone else using in the Great White North?

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I've used the exact same Honda Oil, Petro-Can Duron XL 15/40 Dino, Torco 10/40, and now Amsoil 10/40. I can honestly say that I couldn't tell the difference between any of them. Thinking of going back to the Petro-Can Duron as I change my oil very 3-4K.

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i had the oil in my civic changed at a honda dealer , $1.69 per litre i was charged . best deal on oil ive ever had

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$13.99 + tax for a 4L jug at Crappy Tire.


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Duron full Synthetic?

So now that I have you Canadians here, whats up with this oil?

Duron Full Synthetic

My friend is a local oil/gas distributor and I was going to order Rotella full syn, but he also carries duron and recommended it. I know nothing about it, but bought some and was going to give it a go. I have always used dino, but have now decided to try a synthetic. I going to use Mobil racing on the next one, but still have the jug of Duron for the next one.
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$13.99 + tax for a 4L jug at Crappy Tire.

Keep an eye out for the 20L pails on sale, as well. I picked on up for $45 about a month ago -- $1.25/L cheaper. Even at regular price, the 20L pail is $0.79/L cheaper:
http://www.canadiantire.ca/browse/pr...romSearch=true
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While I'm also searching the site for a answer, I'll ask it here anyways...

Rotella T diesel motor oil? It's compatible???
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