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Old 01-11-2013, 02:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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VES safe two stroke oil

Hey just wondering if there is any other type of oil that can be used in an 800 rmk with VES that is safe?
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Old 01-11-2013, 02:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:08 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Pretty much any oil that meets the manufacturer's specifications for oil will work to protect the engine. Some oils foul the VES valves less than others. I have used Amsoil, Blue Marble, and Polaris gold, all with good results.
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Old 01-14-2013, 08:28 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Red Line is what I use, it's good oil, and relatively well priced.. Not cheap you understand, but.. not a huge amount either.
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks guys. Anyone have any experience with that shell advance ultra oil from Canadian tire?
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Old 01-16-2013, 12:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I use nothing but Polaris gold in mine

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Old 01-16-2013, 06:23 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Shell Advance Ultra

I use this oil and find that once the engine is up to operating temperature there is very little smoke from the exhaust. That's got to be good for the VES.
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:52 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I am going to try the Shell Advance Ultra in my IQ600 Shift and my Yamaha SRX700.
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