Question about Honda VF 1100 Sabre Motorcycles
only a JASO MA
certified motorcycle oil. Automotive oil uses different additives and
will shorten the life of your wet clutch and transmission gears. Shell
Rotella T Synthetic (15w-40 about $22) and Shell Rotella standard oil ($12 a gallon) for diesel engines , both are JASO MA
rated for motorcycles.10w-40
oil is good for cold climate. 20w-50 for hot climate/touring. Synthetic
oil will make your cycle run cooler and shift easier. For the engine you will probably need four quarts
of oil, a spin on filter,and a drain plug washer . Pour in three quarts and check the oil level by placing your
motorcycle on the center standard looking at looking at the dip stick. Run the motor and top up as
If changing the oil filter you will have to run the motor to get an accurate oil level reading.
Your final drive uses 80/90 hypoid gear oil. Synthetic hypoid oil will reduce friction and make your final drive run cooler.
Posted on Apr 07, 2011
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