what oil do you use

10 replies to this topic
  • codyblanchard

Posted May 23, 2006 - 05:07 PM


I just got a 2000 426 and I am going to change the oil here soon. What oil and filter do you guys use and recommend?



  • rasta

Posted May 23, 2006 - 05:10 PM


you might of started a war with this question but me and all the other yamaha tech's at the shop i work at use motul 3000 series.

  • codyblanchard

Posted May 23, 2006 - 05:20 PM


oem filter??

  • 642MX

Posted May 23, 2006 - 05:24 PM


Sweet.....another oil thread. :ride:

I use Shell Rotella 15W40.

  • kid on a 426

Posted May 23, 2006 - 05:50 PM


If you want you can just use a ready filter and they are reusable to a certain extent. As for oil No-Toil is probably the easiest to use

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  • deej

Posted May 23, 2006 - 05:53 PM


I use Kawichem on my new bike, I figure that if I have any warranty issues they can't bring up the "what oil were you using". LOL

  • grayracer513

Posted May 23, 2006 - 06:06 PM


Amsoil MCF/Scotts SS filter


  • codyblanchard

Posted May 23, 2006 - 07:25 PM


Thanks for the reply.

I tried to search on the site various times throughout the day and kept getting an error that the server was too busy and to try later, thats why I posted the question. I knew that I would be able to search and find the answer, but could not get the search to work.

  • dbehr624

Posted May 23, 2006 - 09:16 PM


I too use motul 3000 series, 10W 40. I also have a stainless steel oil filter. Both are great!

  • One Louder

Posted May 23, 2006 - 09:49 PM


Sweet.....another oil thread. :ride:

I use Shell Rotella 15W40.

Good oil.... no poblems for me :banana:

  • mitocross

Posted May 24, 2006 - 09:53 PM


Castrol R4 10W-50

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