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    Question Sea Doo Oil for engine Yamaha ,What do you think?

    Good morning guys, the other day a fellow with an FZR SVHO told me that he used Sea Doo oil for his Yamaha engine and that he had noticed that the oil came out cleaner than with the Yamalube, and that he was happy with the XPS Sea Doo because it also gets it at a much better price than the Yamalube.

    What do you think about using Yamaha's engineering oil XPS Sea Doo?


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    Yamaha doesn't make oil. Nor does SeaDoo. They buy it from an oil company and have their label put on it. Buy an oil that has the API specs listed in your owner's manual.


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    Quote Originally Posted by rodpsibley58 View Post
    Interesting, I have a brand new GP 1800 ... stay with the Yamalube???
    These engines have a one-way sprag clutch that is oil lubricated. The recommended oil has specific properties to be compatible with the clutch.

    Use the Yamalube 4W oil. Works well, no need to hunt for something 'better'.

    http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthre...=1#post2988245

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    Quote Originally Posted by K447 View Post
    These engines have a one-way sprag clutch that is oil lubricated. The recommended oil has specific properties to be compatible with the clutch.

    Use the Yamalube 4W oil. Works well, no need to hunt for something 'better'.

    http://greenhulk.net/forums/showthre...=1#post2988245
    It's been proven to be the best oil and it's cheap too.

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    I believe sea doo uses Semi synthetic. I would not use that in a Yamaha either way. The Yamalube will get the job done no problem. I would have stuck with that but I already bought a bunch of Ams oil. I prefer synthetic. After researching the AMS oil and the spec on that particular oil it doesn't seem to be a problem for the clutch or at least of yet. almost 30 hrs here but I know if I make it to 50 I will be happy lol. Anyways other synthetics will net different results. I find when you dig for info you can end up reading about oils and lubricants for hours. There is a lot to them.

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    Hooray!!! another oil thread... Facepalm

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    Always ran Amsoil full synthetic after my first oil change..never looked back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pokaplaya75 View Post
    Always ran Amsoil full synthetic after my first oil change..never looked back.
    The oil debate around here is mainly for the supercharged models because of the clutch. I even switched back to yamalube from amsoil as I'm on my 3rd clutch on my svho

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rook87 View Post
    The oil debate around here is mainly for the supercharged models because of the clutch. I even switched back to yamalube from amsoil as I'm on my 3rd clutch on my svho
    So what is the issue with synthetic oil? I thought conventional breaks down quicker.

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