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Mobil 1 or conventional oil for a new Honda HRX?

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by ZeroSignal, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. tigerfan88

    tigerfan88 LawnSite Member
    from SC
    Messages: 82

    Any major brand of 10w30 will work fine. Use synthetic if that's what floats your boat! The main thing is to change oil at regular intervals...50hrs max.
  2. Capemay Eagle

    Capemay Eagle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,752

    Yeah I am a AMSOIL fan! Good oil, I use AMSOIL in all my 4 stroke engines. I have switched to Motul in the 2 stroke motocross bikes, engines look clean on the teardowns and the bikes respond well to oil ratios and don't have any fowled plugs. As Tigerfan did say most any brand name oils will serve you well, but oil is like anything else, people are brand loyal and everyone has their brand!
  3. jkingrph

    jkingrph LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 812

  4. Aaronnc

    Aaronnc LawnSite Senior Member
    from Zone 7B
    Messages: 354

    And here is a link from Red Line Synthetics telling you to use conventional oil during break-in. This subject is gonna be arguable/debatable for the next 100 years. I honestly believe there is no 100% fact-proven answer to this question. Use whatever makes you happy!


    Here is a thread on it:

  5. ZeroSignal

    ZeroSignal LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    Which Amsoil do you use?

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