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Old 03-07-2007, 05:53 PM
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Can someone explain to me the difference between transmission oil, injector oil and engine oil?!!! I need to change my oil and didn't realize there were so many! Any help would be great!

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Old 03-07-2007, 06:42 PM
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Heather;

I'll try to help you out.

Transmission oil is for your gear box, all 2 strokes use a separate gear box & as does the Honda 4 stroke CRF line of MX bike's

Injector oil is for 2 strokes with an oil pump so you don't have to mix the gas & oil for your engine.

Engine oil is just that oil for your engine! the Yamaha, Kawasaki & Suzuki Line of stroke off road bikes use the same oil for the transmission/gear box & engine.

What you need to do is check your manual for your motorcycle & see what type you need, as there are several different weight's for different motorcycles.

This is just the basics.
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Old 03-07-2007, 07:12 PM
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Thank you very much for your clarification! I have searched on here and through the manual trying to figure it out. I was confused because the transmission oil and engine oil are the same thing. In cars that obviously isn't the case! Anyway my manual says to use 10W30 or 10W40. Thanks again!

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Old 03-07-2007, 08:04 PM
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Heather,
Howard gave you great and straight gouge. Can you tell us what bike you have so we can make sure you are getting all the info you need to take care of your bike?

Welcome to ATM, too.

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Old 03-07-2007, 09:02 PM
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Hi Bill,
Thank you! Yes, I have a 2004 KX 100. Do you have an online place you order your stuff from? I am looking at Rocky Mountain, Chapparrell and Motosport online.

Thanks again!

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Old 03-07-2007, 09:22 PM
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Heather,
I personally use Rocky Mountain MC because they have treated us well, are quick and have sufficient stocks and rebate 5% if you spend $1000.00 a year and are registered. I know this is a lot but with my son and I racing we spend this and more easily. the others are good places too, we just like Rocky Mountain MC. I aalso use Bike Bandit for O.E.M. parts because they have been the quickest and most honest place with good follow through.

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Old 03-08-2007, 01:29 PM
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Coool! I want to order everything from one place, but it looks like I have to order from different places. Oh well! I am getting a K & N filter and maintenance stuff. Thanks again!

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where can i find transmission oil? i have an older yamaha yz 250 and what would be the best to go with. also, where can i find a seat?
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:51 PM
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I have a 1996 cr125R and I use HP2. I was told a lot of people run that. Also I have to stick by my Honda products.
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Old 11-05-2007, 09:56 PM
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hello, for my motor i use amsoil dominator. its a synthetic and is made for racing and meant to be burnt when you constantly bouncing off the rev limiter. this oil allows you to mix leaner and not risk your engines life, i mix it at 50:1 and it gives me good crisp throttle response on my cr 125. way better than any...i mean any, 2 stroke oil
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Old 11-05-2007, 11:15 PM
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I know where you can order your oil! Look in here.
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