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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 10-15-2016, 07:10 AM Thread Starter
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Engine oil

this might be a stupid question but what engine oil are people using in there bikes?
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High end full synthetic of the viscosity specified in the manual.

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I see from your profile that you're form the UK. Some oils that have been suggested on the forum are hard/impossible to come by outside of the market of the person recommending it.

I think MVs current tie-in with Motul will have your dealer pointing to Motul 7100 4T 5W40.

I've recently bought some Castrol Power 1 Racing 4T 5W40 for mine.

So long as it's fully synthetic 5W40 with the correct spec (API SL, JASO MA, MA2) and a reputable brand then you should be OK. Don't skimp on oil, it's the lifeblood of your engine.

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5-40 for your bike....10-60 for my 910R

Oh goody...another oil thread..

Do a search. This topic has been reviewed adnauseum before.

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Castrol Power 1 Racing 4T 5W40, API SL, JASO MA, MA2 for me.
It is easy to get on Amazon and reasonably priced.

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I've been running Castrol Power 1 Racing 4T 5W40 in my 3 cylinder without any issues.

As has already been mentioned this has been discussed before and at least for the 3 cylinder engines, I believe 10w-40 synthetic is also safe to use.

My question is, does anyone think the 3 cylinder could handle 10w-50 without any issue? I ask because I'm interested in determining if a small change like this could also potentially help keep the heat issues inherent with the engine down a bit.
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The manual says that if the bike is to be used in races then the recommended oil is 20W-50 for the 2010+ F4.

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High quality synthetic oil of designated viscosity. The oil also must be ok for use with wet clutches . Oil with too many friction modifiers and additives could ruin your clutch. You can often order oil online and get exactly what you want delivered to your doorstep, if the local shops don't carry.

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this might be a stupid question but what engine oil are people using in there bikes?
Remember...there are no stupid questions...just stupid people.

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If I'm not totally mistaken it says 10w-50 for the F3 800 in my manual?
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