Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch


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Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby flw » Sun Aug 29, 2010 9:33 pm



I need to know how to tell the mobil one I'm looking at the store is for bikes/wet clutches ?

Does it have to say motorcycle or is there a abbreviation for this?

So it would be Mobil 1 XXX ?



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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby nitroglis » Mon Aug 30, 2010 9:43 am

as I understand it. avoid any thing that 's labeled energy saving.

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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby gareva1 » Mon Aug 30, 2010 1:40 pm

flw wrote:I need to know how to tell the mobil one I'm looking at the store is for bikes/wet clutches ?

Does it have to say motorcycle or is there a abbreviation for this?

So it would be Mobil 1 XXX ?



This is what you're looking for, it meets the viscosity and additive requirements for the wing:

http://www.mobiloil.com/usa-english/mot ... 0w-40.aspx

Mobil also makes a oil for v-twin bikes, but it's a 20-50, which is outside the book spec for the wing:

http://www.mobiloil.com/USA-English/Mot ... 0W-50.aspx


If you decide to go looking for something else, make sure it doesn't say energy conserving, and it really should be marked "JASO MA" to be on the safe side.


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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby flash2002 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:15 pm

If you look in back of the bottle, there is a round emblem , there should be nothing written on the bottom.

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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby Hawkracing » Sun Dec 05, 2010 12:17 pm

There has to be a friction modifier in the oil for use with a wet clutch. Unless Mobil One has started mixing a modifier in their oil I wouldn't use it!! Stick with Klotz or an equivalent oil made for MC four stroke with wet clutches.

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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby ceasefire49 » Tue Dec 07, 2010 10:08 am

I have been using Regular car Mobil one in my bikes for over 10 years. Never had a problem. Although I will be moving to the made for MC Oil next change autozone now sells it. :)

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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby rusteeb » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:49 pm

Mobil1 4T is for Mertric Bikes and is Designed for wet Clutches made by mobil oil and it states for Motorcycles it can be found in most motorcycles shops I get mine from Richmond Honda I have seen it some Wal-Mart stores That carry Motorcycles accessories

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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby rusteeb » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:59 pm

Hawkracing wrote:There has to be a friction modifier in the oil for use with a wet clutch. Unless Mobil One has started mixing a modifier in their oil I wouldn't use it!! Stick with Klotz or an equivalent oil made for MC four stroke with wet clutches.




Go to web Site:http://www.mobiloil.com/usa-english/mot ... 0w-40.aspx
this will give all info needed

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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby rusteeb » Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:02 pm

http://www.mobiloil.com/usa-english/mot ... 0w-40.aspx
go to this web site

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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby chrisgl1800 » Tue Dec 28, 2010 3:13 am

Just for information, the auto Mobil 1 now has added "moly" to their oil. Mobile 1 does make a motorcycle oil which is approved for use with wet clutch operation. It is called Racing 4T/motorcycle oil in a 10w40 synthetic. [part number 98hc75 I think] I feel you should always use an oil specifically made for motorcycles/wet clutch service. I use AMSOIL Motorcycle oil 10w30 or 10w40 in my 2009 Goldwing.
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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby RBGERSON » Tue Dec 28, 2010 6:14 am

As said above DON'T USE oils labeled energy conserving or that says friction modifiers. Many people use rotelle it's relatively cheap and works well. The label should NOT look like this..
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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby Wadcutter » Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:23 am

Mobil 1 labeled for High Mileage vehicles does not have the "Energy Conserving" label.

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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby RogerB4 » Sat Jan 01, 2011 7:27 pm

On the back of the bottle there is a circle with a horizontal line through it. Most oils now say energy conserving in the bottom half of the circle. DO NOT use these oils for a wet clutch bike. Most of them contain Molybdenum which is too slippery for wet clutches at least according to Honda for my GL1800. If it is blank in the bottom half of the circle you are good to go.
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Re: Need help with Mobil 1 for bike/wet clutch

Postby chrisgl1800 » Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:21 am

Just a note...Mobile 1 for autos now has 300ppm of "molyd", just so you understand, their motorcycle oil does not have "molyd" in it.
Ride safe and often!!!


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