Newcomer: Engine oil

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  1. ilovemydc5

    ilovemydc5 Senior Member
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    Hi everybody...i am new to DC5...just had mine weeks ago...yey!!!!


    Mine is stock DC5, can you guys recommend reputable or suitable engine oil and gearbox oil together with the rating?(need to go for my first service soon)

    Thanks!!!:biggrin::biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
     
  2. prasath_5338

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    Engine Oil- Torco 5w40 best!
    Gear Oil- Honda MTF!
     
  3. ilovemydc5

    ilovemydc5 Senior Member
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    Engine Oil- Torco 5w40 best
    How much is that??

    And do u recommend honda fully syn??
     
  4. prasath_5338

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    Why not! you can use them if the ratings are ok! Just get the Torco 5w40 (SR1)... 60rm/liter!

    and where ur located?
     
  5. ilovemydc5

    ilovemydc5 Senior Member
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    ok thanks!!

    btw i am located in Subang/USJ area...;-)
     
  6. hasukyo

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    mobil engine oil fully syn ...0w-40..gold color..if u ask me :)
    forgot how much for 4L...quite expensive..
    tried torco before but not satisfying...haha..
    gearoil maybe kaaz or honda mtf3 is good enuf
     
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    Greddy F4 Pro 10w 40 RM135/4 liter
    Redline Lightweight Shockproof gear oil RM60/Ltr
     
  8. WAFS

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    I'm using Pennzoil 5w40 and for gear oil Honda MTF3
     
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    maybe i could suggest to use MOTUL 300V Power 5W-40
    the gear box Gear FF type II (100% Synthetic) 75W-90

    just my 2cents...
     
  10. ilovemydc5

    ilovemydc5 Senior Member
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    wow....so many recommendations!!

    Pening kepala....hahaha...
     
  11. WAFS

    WAFS Senior Member
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    so that you can try each one :biggrin:
     
  12. prasath_5338

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    :biggrin:
     
  13. bb1-man

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    Idemitsu extreme 10w-50 is also good if you ask me. on track, off track same same.

    GB now using castrol. heavier, but less 'crunch' sound when shifting if use motul.
     
  14. minivan

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    I use mobil semi-syn 10w-40 only.... And kaaz gear oil...
     
  15. Massive_InfusioN

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    Idemitsu Fully Syntethic 5W-40 & Gear Oil MOTUL Syntethic Gear Competition. Nice!
     
  16. ilovemydc5

    ilovemydc5 Senior Member
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    So many brands!!

    hahah...i think i will start with Honda 5-40 Fully Synthetic first hahahaa....
     
  17. Vagabond

    Vagabond 15 Year | Platinum

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    One thing I've been unable to notice: the difference of performance between different brands of 5w-40 ................ i suspect brand name vs performance is partly psychological.

    I'm running 5w-50 myself. used to use both 5w-40 and 0w-50 ........ all ok for the engine
     
  18. WAFS

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    There's performance difference and it ranges from one engine oil to another like some u'll feel only minimal diff. and some of it u can feel quite significant. I experienced it last time with my previous dc2, when i changed to Selenia racing oil, there were significant difference in performance. Haven't tried on dc5 yet. I heard also Torco and Eneos good for k20a.
     
  19. Massive_InfusioN

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    Anybody tried the lowest visco engine oil in their K20A ? The 0W-30. Should be the lightest.
     
  20. Vagabond

    Vagabond 15 Year | Platinum

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    LOL , butt dyno :biggrin:
     

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