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Hi, I just purchased a 1999 Honda VFR800 with 35,000 miles on it. The previous owner said to replace the engine oil right about now. He recommended to use a semi-synthetic oil. I am inclined to use the manufacturer's recommended, which is the Pro-Honda GN4. what do you think?

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Hi mate, in all the years i been riding,, despatch to ,which needed regular oil changes ive never had a problem with most oil,10w 40,, 15w 40 sometimes,, semi synthetic is more for the throttle happy bikers and racing,,etc,, so follow your heart mate, go with wot feel good with ,,, i say,,hope my little story helps make your mind up mate,, lol,, enjoy

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