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Unread 10-31-2016, 12:20 AM   #61
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Default Re: Oil Additives (DO NOT USE)!!

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Do not put any additive that is thick in any engine that uses a splash system to lubricate (typically any engine that does NOT have an oil filter/no oil filter usually equals no oil pump). And I would NOT use any oil over 10w30. Example: take whatever you are thinking of putting in your engine, pour it into a cup about half way, take a popsicle stick and see if you can easily splash or fling any of it outside the cup. If not, don't use it. This is a great test because you get a free popsicle before doing anything.
what do you think of using a 5-30 synth blend?
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Unread 10-31-2016, 01:18 AM   #62
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I use full synthetics in all my 4 cycle engines. Walmart synthetic except diesel and then I use a synthetic for diesel engines.
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Unread 06-04-2017, 11:37 PM   #63
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Default Re: Oil Additives (DO NOT USE)!!

I new to the cart hobby. 2000 Yamaha G16, don't think it has had any maint in several years. Changed oil last week and put in 20w-50, am I OK or do I need to change it again?

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Unread 06-04-2017, 11:46 PM   #64
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Use 10w30 or 10w40. I would change it.
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Unread 06-08-2017, 10:40 PM   #65
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Use 10w30 or 10w40. I would change it.
Thanks, I believe I will.
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