WR450F oil? what to use


14 replies to this topic
  • baskie2000

Posted February 07, 2010 - 08:33 AM

#1

got a wr 450f and looking at the manual and not quite sure what oilk to put in. might be a bit dumb. i live in england and was wondering what people sujjest.

many thanks

baskie

  • Butta

Posted February 07, 2010 - 02:25 PM

#2

Search function....these are covered every month it seems. Lots of opinions.

  • baskie2000

Posted February 07, 2010 - 02:31 PM

#3

ok cheers fella

  • baskie2000

Posted February 07, 2010 - 02:45 PM

#4

well just had a quik browse and nothing has turned up. usualy put 10w 40w in bike but was wondering if its wise to put anything else in.

thanks

  • ophir

Posted February 07, 2010 - 07:31 PM

#5

I run Lucas 10-30 for winter and 15-50 for summer. Lucas makes a specific synthetic motorcycle oil. I have been very satisfied with it. I run the same oil in my tranny on my two strokes as well.

  • panaman

Posted February 08, 2010 - 08:32 AM

#6

i just poor 10w-40 yamalube into it, i buy it by the gallon

  • wondermuscle

Posted February 08, 2010 - 09:03 AM

#7

Maxima Extra4 15W-50.

Great product, I have been running it in my bikes for years with excellent results.

http://www.maximausa...4synthextra.asp

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  • Butta

Posted February 08, 2010 - 11:19 AM

#8

well just had a quik browse and nothing has turned up. usualy put 10w 40w in bike but was wondering if its wise to put anything else in.

thanks


Here's what I found after a "quick browse":

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http://www.thumperta...ight=oil to use

  • mightymart

Posted February 08, 2010 - 11:51 PM

#9

Yamlube semi sythetic

  • YamaLink

Posted February 09, 2010 - 07:26 AM

#10

Castrol GTX with a lighter weight for winter.

  • MrTVDNR

Posted February 09, 2010 - 04:52 PM

#11

Amsoil...works in all my bikes well.

  • tech857

Posted February 09, 2010 - 05:05 PM

#12

Mobil 4t 10w-40

  • yrun

Posted February 09, 2010 - 06:47 PM

#13

Castrol GTX with a lighter weight for winter.


that's pretty much all I've run in the last 15-20 years in 200,000 miles on a concours, DL1000,DL650,DR650's,KLR's and a WR250R. Never any problems:ride:

  • tp3dxf

Posted February 10, 2010 - 12:04 AM

#14

walmart 10-40 9 bucks a gallon. Not one problem.

  • jobob303

Posted February 10, 2010 - 01:05 AM

#15

I run belray Thumper 20-50 in mine, its what the guy at my local yamaha store suggested it seems very thick but i have had no problems with it. All my mates run motul full synthetic oil im pritty keen to give it a go i pay $50 for 4l of belray thumper and motul is about $95 for 4l




 
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