type of oil?

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  • yamaman

Posted June 15, 2002 - 04:55 PM


i put castrol 10w 40 in my bike today. i was wondering if this is okay? i usually put bel ray in it but couldnt make a trip to the store. just wanted to see what your thoughts were. thanks

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  • Hootna

Posted June 15, 2002 - 05:47 PM


You should be OK just check to make sure that the oil you are using is at or above all of the ratings in the manual. I used Castrol in my 250F for an oil change and had no problems with the clutch slipping etc.

I mostly used Yamaha oil but it sure is nice not having to pay $5+ a bottle. Especially with the amount of oil you have to dump in a 4 stroke every month.

Good Luck...

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