10W-30, API service SM/SL. Do not use an oil that says it has fuel-saving additives, that type can adversely affect clutch operation. On a personal note, I use Valvoline synthetic in my ’07 VLX.
FAQ 2007 Honda Shadow vlx 600 Oil Type
Is it necessary to use Honda brand oil for Shadow Spirit?
I’m a new owner of a 2003 Shadow Spirit 1100. I was in my Honda dealership today & they are charging $10 per liter for Honda 10/40 oil. Is it necessary to use Honda brand oil?
What do you guys use? No, you do not have to use Honda oil. I use Castrol Its always worked for me. The same for oil filters. you do,t have to use honda. I like a NAPA brand.
How often should I change the oil on my Honda Shadow?
The first bike in the series is a common metric cruiser, the Honda Shadow VLX 600. Like most street bikes, it needs an oil and filter change every 3,000 miles.
Do I have to use Honda oil?
Amsoil is not a MAGIC oil!, it’s just a very good oil that a lot of people are happy with. No, you do not have to use Honda oil. I use Castrol Its always worked for me. The same for the oil filters. you do,t have to use honda.
I like a NAPA brand. One thing. it’s always a good idea to use the same oil every time. I mean stick to one brand.
What kind of oil does a 125 Honda engine take?
Honda Engine Oil Chart Make Model Engine oil Oil Capacity HONDA @ 125 (NES 125) 10W40 1.0 – API SE-SG HONDA ANF 125 INNOVA 10W30 700 ML – HONDA CA 125 REBEL 10W40 1.3 L API SE HONDA CB 1000 F 10W40 3.9 – 4.0 L API SE-SG 46 more rows …