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4winds
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oil

Postby 4winds » Thu Sep 16, 2010 5:22 am



Has any one ever used Slick 50 in there engine on a wing.I have used it in cars for 30 years.I was wondering if the oil would effect the wet clutch thanks Rob



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detdrbuzzard
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Re: oil

Postby detdrbuzzard » Thu Sep 16, 2010 5:49 am

hello rob and welcome to GWD. i don't know where to get slick50 around here but no i havent used it in a vehicle with a wet clutch
'99 ST1100, '93 se
'75 cb750k, '79 cb 750f, '79 cb750 superK
cb 450sc, sunL70
'06 st1300a
.... william

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Re: oil

Postby 24.4ZOOM » Thu Sep 16, 2010 1:42 pm

Why would you want to do such a thing to a Goldwing? Slick 50 contains Moly compounds that will be rather detrimental if not fatal to a wet clutch. Go with the tried and true, if you look on this and other GW sites you will find that Rotella 15w40 in either conventional or synthetic is the oil of choice. Either way, there are two sure ways to start flames and a controversy, Oil is one of them, and the other a gentleman never discusses.

Patrick

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RoadRogue
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Re: oil

Postby RoadRogue » Sat Sep 18, 2010 11:39 pm

Im going to make some popcorn and sit back to watch this thread...........hehehe
Ride safe, Todd
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BRIANINMAINE
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Re: oil

Postby BRIANINMAINE » Thu Sep 23, 2010 2:12 am

Please save you money for regular oil changes, not friction modifiers. I use Delo400 from Walmart. $10 a gallon.

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Re: oil

Postby 24.4ZOOM » Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:22 am

BRIANINMAINE wrote:Please save you money for regular oil changes, not friction modifiers. I use Delo400 from Walmart. $10 a gallon.

I found the same sale, running Delo even as we speak. Depends on what I find cheaper, Rotella or Delo.
Patrick




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