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Old 01-10-2006
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OW40 oil at honda ???

okay so i was at honda early this morning to pick up a few minor parts and i was looking at stuff while the parts guy was grabbing my stuff and i noticed that honda had 0W40 oil ?? i know they use that oil in higher performance vehicles a few AMG's and the viper but what honda ??? someone answer this for me
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I'm pretty sure the RSX-S uses 0W30.
 
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maybe for the bikes?
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mabye a s2000
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S2000 uses 10w30
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Originally Posted by S2000man01
S2000 uses 10w30
same as the RSX-S = 10w30
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Wouldn't doubt if they used it in bikes. They are very high performance I mean 148hp from a 1 litre. I would say thats high performance. But then again most dealerships don't deal with bikes. I always used whatever the motorcycle dealership gave me for my bike.
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Originally Posted by slammedSI
same as the RSX-S = 10w30

thats odd...my 03 rsx-s uses 5w-30
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Some older Honda's used that as tranny fluid.
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rsx-s's use 5w30, rsx base's use 5w20
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to end this conversation its used in the hybrid cars. how do i know? cause i do oil changes on em. most of time we just put in 5w20 cause there isnt much of a difference.
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maybe for colder weather. i know you use 20w-30 in the summer, you should switch to 10w-30 for the winter. car starts quicker and smoother...
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maybe this will help to
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Yeah at our dealership the Techs use it on the Hybrids like the one guy above said.
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Originally Posted by manahoonie
maybe for colder weather. i know you use 20w-30 in the summer, you should switch to 10w-30 for the winter. car starts quicker and smoother...
does 20w30 even exist?
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