Old 03-23-08, 11:22 AM
Bike ≠ Car ≠ Ped.
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Originally Posted by phantomcow2 View Post
That's pretty interesting. It must have something to do with viscosity. I have a 5 speed, so this wouldn't really apply to me. Still, interesting none the less.
That's what I figure, too. Honda may have specific additives in their tranny fluid as well.

I'd just keep trusting their recommendations. You've also noticed that they give general requirements for some fluids (clutch & brakes) while requiring their own fluids for other systems. That makes me think that they have specific reasons for those fluids and did their engineering work with those fluids in mind.
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