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Which Oil do you use?

  • Can-am/BRP OEM

    Votes: 95 31.9%
  • Royal Purple

    Votes: 23 7.7%
  • Amsoil

    Votes: 57 19.1%
  • Mobil One

    Votes: 53 17.8%
  • Valvoline

    Votes: 1 0.3%
  • Castrol

    Votes: 11 3.7%
  • Pensoil

    Votes: 3 1.0%
  • Whatever is on sale

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Royal Purple/Amsoil/Mobil One (any one of these)

    Votes: 20 6.7%
  • Other (please state which in this thread)

    Votes: 35 11.7%

  • Total voters
    298
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Can we get this Pinned please?

We see this come up weekly and I thought we could get a pinned thread with a Poll listing the top mentioned oil. If you use something that's not on this poll please post it in this thread. I myself use Royal Purple or Amsoil, whichever is available and handy. I believe Royal Purple, Amsoil and Mobil One will all protect your Maverick equally for motor, Trans and Diffs.
 

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I selected "Royal Purple/Amsoil/Mobil One (any one of these)" because I would be comfortable running any of them. I am currently running Mobil-1 but will use Amsoil as well if I have it on hand when I do my next oil change..
 

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I am currently using Maxima which is what was put in at the dealer when they did my initial service. However, I will be switchinig to Amsoil when I do my next oil change and filter change.
 

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I am currently using Maxima which is what was put in at the dealer when they did my initial service. However, I will be switchinig to Amsoil when I do my next oil change and filter change.

I used Maxima for years in my 2 Strokes and Jetski. It's excellent oil. Never tried the 4 Stroke oil.
 

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I used Rotella t6. I have never used it before this machine but it seems to get good reviews all over. I use to use amsoil, but it's such a pain to get.
 

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I used Rotella t6. I have never used it before this machine but it seems to get good reviews all over. I use to use amsoil, but it's such a pain to get.
That is the worst part of Amsoil. I am a Amsoil reseller so I get it all the time but for myself I hate having to wait for it. That's why I mainly use Royal Purple, I can get it pretty much anywhere, its priced good and is outstanding oil.
 

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Okay, I have a question. Does Rotella make a gas engine oil? Does it meet the specs for motorcycle engines? The only Rotella that I'm familiar with is for diesel engines. I see a lot of people that say they use Rotella and I've always been wondering if they're just cheap, or what the deal is?
 

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T6 is not a diesel oil. At least mine doesn't specify diesel, it just says engine oil. It's a little cheaper then Royal purple or amsoil. I've just always seen good things. Anymore with today's synthetic oils, I don't think you can really go wrong as long as you change it often.

Okay, I have a question. Does Rotella make a gas engine oil? Does it meet the specs for motorcycle engines? The only Rotella that I'm familiar with is for diesel engines. I see a lot of people that say they use Rotella and I've always been wondering if they're just cheap, or what the deal is?
 

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Okay, I have a question. Does Rotella make a gas engine oil? Does it meet the specs for motorcycle engines? The only Rotella that I'm familiar with is for diesel engines. I see a lot of people that say they use Rotella and I've always been wondering if they're just cheap, or what the deal is?
I never used Rotella and have heard people talk about it. I just checked Shell's website and apparently Rotella is a Diesel designed oil.
 

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T6 is not a diesel oil. At least mine doesn't specify diesel, it just says engine oil. It's a little cheaper then Royal purple or amsoil. I've just always seen good things. Anymore with today's synthetic oils, I don't think you can really go wrong as long as you change it often.
It does specify Diesel. The way to tell is on the back of the bottle on the top of the API circle it will have an "S" (spark ignition/gasoline) or a "C" (compression ignition/diesel) there's a reason they are classified differently so I don't put S class oil in a diesel and vice versa but do what you like.
 

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We use Mobil 1 10w40 until we reach a certain amount on hrs then we will switch over to Schaeffer's. I rely and trust Schaeffer's oil 10X more than I would trust Amsoil or Royal Purple

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Rotella T6. Nice Lab there Glamisfan.
 
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