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When I had the bike serviced I think they used shitey oil (non synthetic?)


Going to change it back to synthetic. I used to use semi synthetic mobil - worked great for me, gear changes were good and it found neutral much easier. Now it's worse.


Shall I go for the fully synthetic? Using the trade card at halfords I might get some Castrol fully synth.


And also - is car oil alright to use? I know there are debates about this.


Thanks

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car oil is fine to use providing you dont buy the stuff with friction modifiers in it or energy saving


theres not many of them out there that will cause clutch slip


Asda sell castrol semi synth for £12 for 4 litres I have used this in the TL for the last 7 years and now my brother has got the TL he has just bought some to stick in


never had any problems with clutch slip etc on the torque monster 8-)

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You won't notice a difference between semi and full. Maybe after 6-8k of riding with the same oil...


The only real difference you'll find is that you can go longer with the same oil if its fully synth. Otherwise just stick with the cheaper stuff...


FWIW - I my last change (done 200 miles ago) was fully synthetic. No difference (but I will be changing it at 5-6k now rather than 3-4k).

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car oil is fine to use providing you dont buy the stuff with friction modifiers in it or energy saving


theres not many of them out there that will cause clutch slip


Asda sell castrol semi synth for £12 for 4 litres I have used this in the TL for the last 7 years and now my brother has got the TL he has just bought some to stick in


never had any problems with clutch slip etc on the torque monster 8-)

Am I reading this right... car oil fine. Cos the bike oil is like 30 odd quid. 12 quid is like... well its amazing if it's an option

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car oil is fine to use providing you dont buy the stuff with friction modifiers in it or energy saving


theres not many of them out there that will cause clutch slip


Asda sell castrol semi synth for £12 for 4 litres I have used this in the TL for the last 7 years and now my brother has got the TL he has just bought some to stick in


never had any problems with clutch slip etc on the torque monster 8-)

Am I reading this right... car oil fine. Cos the bike oil is like 30 odd quid. 12 quid is like... well its amazing if it's an option

 

Lots of debate on this on a prevous thread. I have always used car oil (except in th 2-stroke) and never had any issues.


:cheers:

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car oil is fine to use providing you dont buy the stuff with friction modifiers in it or energy saving


theres not many of them out there that will cause clutch slip


Asda sell castrol semi synth for £12 for 4 litres I have used this in the TL for the last 7 years and now my brother has got the TL he has just bought some to stick in


never had any problems with clutch slip etc on the torque monster 8-)

Am I reading this right... car oil fine. Cos the bike oil is like 30 odd quid. 12 quid is like... well its amazing if it's an option

 

Lots of debate on this on a prevous thread. I have always used car oil (except in th 2-stroke) and never had any issues.


:cheers:

Someone's going to asda straight from work..... that's me incase you wondered.

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