Oil question


31 replies to this topic
  • grayracer513

Posted September 09, 2009 - 11:00 AM

#21

Even so....

I think your clutch is the root of the trouble.

  • cowboyona426

Posted September 09, 2009 - 11:14 PM

#22

Even so....

I think your clutch is the root of the trouble.

You may be right, I just can't figure out why a clutch with around 30 hours on it and no obvious signs of anything wrong would act up so much.

  • Chinosupermotoman

Posted November 25, 2009 - 07:56 PM

#23

Hey Gray, what brand or type of oil would you recommend for a 426 supermoto track bike?
Thanks

  • Chinosupermotoman

Posted November 25, 2009 - 08:05 PM

#24

Actually, Im sorry. I found, I think, exactly what you would recommend!! Amazing what one could find on this site if they're not lazy!!:excuseme:
Amsoil MCF 10-40, I think.

  • grayracer513

Posted November 26, 2009 - 07:43 AM

#25

Actually, Im sorry. I found, I think, exactly what you would recommend!! Amazing what one could find on this site if they're not lazy!!:bonk:
Amsoil MCF 10-40, I think.

:excuseme: MCV 20w-50 in the hotter months where the heat is up above 90.

  • FinchFan194

Posted November 26, 2009 - 01:34 PM

#26

Gray how does Spectro full synthetic compare to Amsoil MCF? \

Sorry to hijack cowboy!

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  • grayracer513

Posted November 26, 2009 - 04:19 PM

#27

No idea.

  • saccityfire

Posted November 26, 2009 - 10:08 PM

#28

Hey Gray, I bought some Mobil 1 10-40 full synthetic automobile oil as I was in need of some oil and didn't like the Lucas semi-synthetic stuff. I forgot which oil you recommended and did recall Mobil 1 did well in the tests. Will this oil be ok for 2 quarts aka 6 rides worth of motoing or do you recommend not putting it in?

Thanks

  • grayracer513

Posted November 26, 2009 - 10:40 PM

#29

Mobil 1 Motorcycle oil did well, but that neither indicates nor contraindicates that the automotive version will hold up. I'd feel "fairly" confident in it, but I'd want to test it before I used it in the long term.

  • saccityfire

Posted November 27, 2009 - 09:01 AM

#30

Thanks Gray. If you don't mind, who do you send it to and what's the process and cost for the recommended testing?

  • grayracer513

Posted November 27, 2009 - 09:06 AM

#31

Blackstone Labs, $22.50.

http://www.blackston...e-test-kits.php

http://www.blackston.../motorcycle.php

http://www.blackston...as-sampling.php

  • saccityfire

Posted November 27, 2009 - 02:57 PM

#32

Thanks Gray.





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