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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-09-2015, 12:48 PM Thread Starter
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HP4 vs GN4 oil

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I went change my oil today and realized that I bought GN4, but I have been running HP4. Am I safe to put the GN4 in the RC? I couldn't find a reliable answer
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You'll be fine, it's still oil and the engine won't self destruct or anything...

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So, there are no issues with switching oil composition?
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Correct.

Conventional, synthetic, semi-synth oils, etc will all work just fine. Visit any of the major oil companies FAQ sections on their websites and you'll read all about how synth and conventional oils are perfectly compatible with one another.

The more important issue (IMHO) is to monitor the oil level on a regular basis (as with ANY bike/car engine).
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No problem at all
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Great, thanks for the helps guys!
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