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  1. Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Since I have a High Mileage Car I decided to use High Mileage Oil. I'm gonna use Castrol because it has a low phosphorous content and that will help protect the emission system. I do not want my Catalytic Converter to go bad. Better to do this than risk a failed CC.
  2. Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    I'm a saab guy, and am very accustomed to variations betweens trans fluid. Including "yes the new fluid is fine!!" when in reality it's not. Is there a definitive answer on which trans fluid to use in the gen 1/2/etc? I have seen everything from 'only use z1' to 'castrol transmax import is...
  3. Maintenance and Service
    I have been using Castrol Syn-tec in my 2010 Tacoma and wifes 2012 Subaru. My 2012 Ural M/C w/side car gets Mobil 1. I believe they are both very good. For the new CRV- it looks like the 0-20w is going to be hard to find in Mobil 1. If I do use Mobil 1, I will use 5-20w. The Castol is a little...
  4. Performance Modifications
    hi all this is my first post ,i was wondering if its ok to use this castrol oil 10/40 part synthetic in my 2002 petrol crv at the moment its on offer at asda and as i have just brought the car im looking at changing the oil so i know it as been done,any advice would be welcome
  5. Maintenance and Service
    Hi folks, just picked up my first CRV, it's a Uk Premiere edition with built in Alpine screens in the headrests and stone leather interior. It's absolutely spotless. Given that it's 8 yrs old I wanted to get a maintenance baseline by changing all fluids. So I've done the auto transmission with...
  6. Maintenance and Service
    hi experts, i am new to this forum just confusing to decide oil grade for My own CRV i am located at toronto/canada i just bought Honda CRV - 2005 EX as per Honda manual they suggest OWN oil (5W-20) is this Semi synthetic?? at honda delar cost me oil change $55 I have good...