My Intertec Service Manual doesn't give any lube specs. for Kawasaki. But most brands seem to use their own brand name lube. Others use ATF trans. fluid or 10w30. I think ATF should work just fine though.
If your cheap just dump in motor oil. Gear case oil would be better but it costs more. I did this with my 96 XCR cause the gear case leaked. Instead of wasting a bottle of gear case oil ever couple gas fills I dumped in motor oil.
i would think you would be alright just using 30 weight oil. i use a synthetic chaincase oil, and ive also used polaris case oil, but if you dont want to spend a bunch, just use conventional oil like s/d said
Somewhere near the botton 1/2 of the chaincase there will be a vent/inspection hole or cap, as said fill to just below this cap. Try not to overfill to avoid the mess.
Chaincase oil may be sufficient for your sled. But I would try to find a Kaw manual to be sure. As far as gear lube freezing, it doesn't ever. It is quite thick at colder temps, but it cannot freeze anymore than engine oil can, and it withstands pressure far greater lighter oils. Check with the manufacturer for a recommendation.
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