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Post by portugeezer » Sun Feb 27, 2011 7:42 pm

As you may know I bought a 1976 GL1000 at the beginning of this month. I've been on a few different bike forums and I know this can start a bit of controvery so I'll just ask. What oil do you use in your bike and why do you choose that particular oil?

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Re: Oil?

Post by detdrbuzzard » Mon Feb 28, 2011 6:57 am

i use castrol 10w40 or 20w50 motorcycle oil, why? cause i use castrol oil in all my vehicles
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Re: Oil?

Post by dingdong » Mon Feb 28, 2011 10:02 am

detdrbuzzard wrote:i use castrol 10w40 or 20w50 motorcycle oil, why? cause i use castrol oil in all my vehicles
Me too!

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Re: Oil?

Post by cbx4evr » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:14 pm

"It´s a friggen motorcycle, it´s not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you s**t your pants every now and then. "

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Re: Oil?

Post by thrasherg » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:17 pm

Mobil 1 fully synthetic (Motorcycle oil).. I had friends that worked for Mobil and trusted their recomendation many years ago!! Also use the car version of Mobil 1 in my cars!


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Re: Oil?

Post by artgrantz » Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:38 pm

I use Mobil 1 in my 1500.

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