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Old 10-30-2010, 07:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What kind of motor oil do you use?

Was wondering what brand of motor oil everyone uses. And why.
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Old 10-30-2010, 07:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Don't be surprised if you get hammered on this! This has been asked so many times.
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Old 10-30-2010, 07:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 10-30-2010, 07:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
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good reading!

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I just started running diesel car oil in mine since race season is over... I usually run Amsoil but have heard diesel car oil works good(and its 1/4 of the price). There are 2 VW jettas in the driveway so this was a no brainer. Its been in the bike for a couple weeks, including light trail riding and a track seesion. So far so good.
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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maxima 10-40 syn blend.. a bunch of my buddies run it in their motocross bikes and have had great luck..
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Rotella T 15/40. $11.00 a gallon at Walmart.
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Amsoil at the moment but usually use castrol 4t
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Quote:
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It says sorry, no matches.

I did try to find through search but nothing came up
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I run the 4 stroke Havoline oil that they sell in autopart stores. Works great.
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It says sorry, no matches.

I did try to find through search but nothing came up
Try searching using quotation marks. "Kind of Oil"
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Mobil 1 10/40w synthetic in quads, in my boat, in all four of my cars. When my buddy builds race bikes, he gets the most horsepower on the dyno using mobile 1, more than any other oil. He has tried them all. When he tears them down they have the least wear. I'm sold?
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Try searching using quotation marks. "Kind of Oil"
lol I guess quotation marks works wonders loooool
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Old 10-31-2010, 10:42 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Thanks for all the info guys I was just wondering as I been reading around and the more I do the more I find out Suzuki oil is not that great.
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