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Old 01-29-2013, 09:10 AM   #6997
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Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Is there already a 690 Oil thread? I'll just open up the can of worms in here?
Im using the same oil in my Diesel, Honda cars, RFS bikes & 950A. All with good experience. Long time between changes & higher fuel mileage
It is Synthetic rated at 5W-40.

How critical is the heavier weight for the 690? I see 10W-60 & 10W-50 listed. What keeps me from using the 5W-40?

Tom-2006 950 Adventure "Big Orange", 2009 690R "Ginger"
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