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Just bought a 2000 gp 1200r with a d-plate already in it. Besides yamalube-2W what type of oil can i use?
 

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What i am getting at is in prior years you could run tc-w3 oil in a 1200 engine. With a d=plate is it ok to go back to that?
 

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TC-W3 is the rating, and you want to use an oil with that rating or higher. 2W is Yamaha's designation for oil they recommend for wave-runners with catalytic converters. 2W is also recommended for use when you are running engines where the throttle is being varied (like on a PWC). 2M oil is designed for 2 stroke outboards. It works better in engines like outboards where there is not as much throttle variability (basically running at speed like in a boat). Now that you have gotten rid of the cat. you could use other oils like the 2M, but you may loose some top speed and throttle response. Bottom line if you want the best performance, even with the D-plate, then stay with Yamaha's 2W oil.

There are other brands of TC-W3 oils on the market, but I'd check to see if they say they are recommended for a PWC before using one.
 

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I have heard good things about amsoil.
Yea, I forgot about Amsoil 2 stroke oil. I use Amsoil in my cars and 4 stroke PWC. I'd expect that you would be safe with Amsoil............very high quality.
 
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