Is 10 w 50 ok to run in my 2009 yz 450?

3 replies to this topic
  • Yzrider15

Posted April 24, 2015 - 07:21 PM


I know some people run 10w40 but my store carries a lot of 10w50. Is it fine to run that?

  • norcal_hoss

Posted April 25, 2015 - 04:07 AM


Yes no problem I run 10/50 oct-april then switch to 10/60 in the summer.


Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • Yzrider15

Posted April 25, 2015 - 04:10 AM


Great thanks

  • grayracer513

Posted April 25, 2015 - 06:44 AM


SAE 60 is too heavy under any circumstance. 


SAE 50 is usable where temperatures don't drop below 70 ℉.  SAE 40 is good all the way up to 114 ℉.  There is a chart in the manual. 

Related Content


Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.