Mud in My Blood Forum banner

1 - 11 of 11 Posts

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
35 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
I have a 07 650i. What fluid goes in the rear axle and what fluid goes in the front. My buddies are using synthetic 80w(typical truck diff fluid) in both. Not sure that is right
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,435 Posts
i read this on another forum:
I would use the Kawasaki specification for the front axle, which calls for API SF or SG, or API SH or SJ with JASO MA Class
— Viscosity SAE 10W-40
— Capacity 0.4 L (13.5 fl. oz.)

The reason you do not use 80w90 or other regular gear grease is that it will glaze and crack the front differential clutches, cause them to start disintegrating and chew up the bearings in the front differential.
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
6,767 Posts
the rear takes tractor hydraulic fluid. no substitutes.
mobile 424, exxon 560 or kawasaki wet brake goes in the REAR ONLY.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
3,193 Posts
i use everything kawi wet brake fluid for rear since it is only one quart actually a hair less then one and the front i use reg engine oil for the bike since i usually have some left over
 

·
Breaker of things
Joined
·
1,456 Posts
Rear takes a special fluid.

Front the Kawi site:

Final Gear Case Oil
— Front API SF or SG
API SH or SJ with JASO MA Class
— Viscosity 10W-40
— Capacity .40 liter (13.5 fl oz)
— Rear Mobil Fluid 424, CITGO Transguard Tractor
Hydraulic Fluid, Exxon Hydraul 560
When above 5° C (41° F) SAE 90
When below 5° C (41° F) SAE 80
— Capacity .72 liter (24.3 fl oz)


Final Gear Case Oil
— Front API SF or SG
API SH or SJ with JASO MA Class
— Viscosity 10W-40
— Capacity .40 liter (13.5 fl oz)
— Rear Mobil Fluid 424, CITGO Transguard Tractor
Hydraulic Fluid, Exxon Hydraul 560
When above 5° C (41° F) SAE 90
When below 5° C (41° F) SAE 80​
— Capacity .72 liter (24.3 fl oz)
 
1 - 11 of 11 Posts
Top