Lubricants and Fluids (all models)

Engine/transmission oil
Type Pro Honda GN4, HP4 (without moly additives) four-stroke motor oil, or equivalent
Viscosity 10W-40
Standard
Optional
10 to 90-degrees F 20W-40 or 20W-50
0 to 80-degrees F 10W-30
Capacity (approximate – add as necessary to bring to appropriate level)
Oil change
XL600R 2.0 liters (2.1 US qts)
XR600R, XR650l 1.9 liters (2.0 US qts)
XR650R 1.5 liters (1.6 US qts)
After engine overhaul
XL600R 2.5 liters (2.6 US qts)
XR600R, XR650L 2.3 liters (2.4 US qts)
XR650R 2.0 liters (2.1 US qts)
Coolant (XR650R)
Type Pro Honda HP coolant or 50/50 mixture of equivalent ethylene glycolbased, silicate-free antifreeze and distilled water*
Capacity
Engine/radiator 1.5 liters (1.6 US qts)
Reserve tank 0.2 liters (0.21 US qts)
Air filter oil (for foam filters) Honda Foam Filter Oil or SAE 80 or 90 gear oil
Brake fluid DOT4
Drive chain lubricant Chain lube formulated for 0-ring chains, or SAE 80 to 90 gear oil
Miscellaneous
Wheel bearings Medium weight, lithium-based multi-purpose grease (NLGI no. 3)
Swingarm pivot bushings Molybdenum disulfide paste grease or more molybdenum disulfide containing 40 percent
Cables and lever pivots Medium weight, lithium-based multi-purpose grease (NLGI no. 3)
Brake pedal/shift lever/throttle lever pivots Medium weight, lithium-based multi-purpose grease (NLGI no. 3)