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Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo #4657302
02/05/18 06:32 PM
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RedBull43 Offline OP
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I have a 2018 CanAM Maverick X3 XRC Turbo R

I am getting ready to do an oil and filter change and wanted to find what oil would be best for this UTV. I will be operating the unit primarily in Southern California. Temperatures ranging from ~65 - 100 Degrees Fahrenheit.

The owners manual calls for the use of XPS 4 Stroke Synthetic Oil (Bombardier OEM Oil) or 5W-40 oil that meets or exceeds API service classification for SJ, SL, SN or SN.

Thanks in advance

Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657316
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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I run Castrol Edge 5w40 in our Maverick.No way am I going to pay $20/qt for the Can-Am oil. My oil filter is in a terrible spot! Takes me most of a day to change it. Don't forget to pull your shocks off and grease the ends. They come dry and wear out quick if you don't put grease in there.

Last edited by Chris142; 02/05/18 06:43 PM.

02 Wrangler carlube 5w30
87 F250 traveler 15w40
07 fjcruiser Chevron 10w30
Z400 castrol T 10w40
Can am maveric edge 5w40
57 case tractor 15w40
Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657357
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Use an oil with the proper ratings


2015 Ford F150 2.7
2018 Ford F350 6.2
Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657373
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M1 0/40 or any high quality 5/40 syn will do. At a reasonable interval theres nothing to worry about.


2002 VW Golf TDI-Mobil 1 5/40 TDT
2007 Mercedes GL320 CDI Fuchs 5/40 GT Pro XTL
2005 BMW M3 BMW Twin Power 10/60
2003 BMW M5-Fuchs 5/40
1998 BMW M3/4/5 Fuchs 5/40
Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657453
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Last edited by Mantooth; 02/05/18 09:42 PM.

'14 Durango AWD 3.6,(mine) Hav ProDS 5w30/Napa Gold
'15 Journey AWD 3.6, (wife's) Napa Syn 5w20/Napa Gold
'01 F250 4x4 7.3PSD, 126k, M1 TDT 5w40/MC

Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657489
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RedBull43 Offline OP
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I'm looking for recommendations for some top quality oils, not sure which direction to go. Amsoil, Motul, Maxima, etc

Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657493
02/05/18 10:22 PM
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Southern Indiana
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I run T6 in all my Hondas.


'14 Durango AWD 3.6,(mine) Hav ProDS 5w30/Napa Gold
'15 Journey AWD 3.6, (wife's) Napa Syn 5w20/Napa Gold
'01 F250 4x4 7.3PSD, 126k, M1 TDT 5w40/MC

Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657494
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Originally Posted By: RedBull43
I have a 2018 CanAM Maverick X3 XRC Turbo R

I am getting ready to do an oil and filter change and wanted to find what oil would be best for this UTV. I will be operating the unit primarily in Southern California. Temperatures ranging from ~65 - 100 Degrees Fahrenheit.

The owners manual calls for the use of XPS 4 Stroke Synthetic Oil (Bombardier OEM Oil) or 5W-40 oil that meets or exceeds API service classification for SJ, SL, SN or SN.

Thanks in advance


Typo. Did it approve SN and SM? Yours said SN and SN. If it said SM you are eligible to use Mobil 1 Turbo Diesel Truck oil in 5W-40 synthetic. Check it out at the Mobil site.


If you want the job done right......do it yourself.
Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657527
02/05/18 11:35 PM
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RedBull43 Offline OP
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would Shell Rotella T6 work?

Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657532
02/05/18 11:41 PM
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They make a T-6 compatible with gas engines but it is a 5W-30. The other T-6 weights are not recommended for gas engines.



Last edited by Snagglefoot; 02/05/18 11:44 PM.

If you want the job done right......do it yourself.
Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657538
02/05/18 11:49 PM
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Does this think have a catylitic converter? I guess if it doesnít or you donít care, you could run this.





Last edited by Snagglefoot; 02/05/18 11:50 PM.

If you want the job done right......do it yourself.
Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657556
02/06/18 12:29 AM
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RedBull43 Offline OP
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How about Penzoil, Mobile 1, Castrol? Still trying to find what is best.

Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4657560
02/06/18 12:38 AM
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From here on, itís mostly opinions that are the result of extensive advertising. If it meets 5W-40 and meets spec SN, youíve done all you need to do. Let the closet chemists come out. Iíll put my flame suit on now.


If you want the job done right......do it yourself.
Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: Snagglefoot] #4657620
02/06/18 06:41 AM
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Louisiana
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I have that unit's competitor.

If you are willing to let it warm up a little, valvoline vr1 20w50 has returned great weare numbers for me. I'm in south Louisiana, so our temps get up there.

I have kept it above 8k rpm for over 80 miles before. No stops. Returned its best oil numbers on that sample.

If you are dead set on a 40, realize canam's oil is garbage. Any 0w40 or 5w40 will likely be an improvement. I ran M1 0w40 in my first YXZ. Great wear numbers, but it sounded...off. Just sort of strung out.

You do have catalytic material in your stock exhaust, and it does not like diesel oil.


2003 Nissan Xterra 4x4 M1 HM 10w40
2001 Toyota 4runner 4x4 M1 0w40
2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R VR1 20w50

Re: Oil Recommendation - 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 Turbo [Re: RedBull43] #4659033
02/07/18 12:41 PM
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Sonoma, CA
RedBull43 Offline OP
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Any suggestions on Amsoil? Which Amsoil would work best? Motul?

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