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Oils aint oils????

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' at netrider.net.au started by cbr1000_racing, Jun 23, 2007.

  1. Does anyone know the difference between car and motorbike oils?

    If they are both the same velocity ( 10w-40) should it matter? Bike purely used for commuting and no high speed racing antics involved...even get left at the lights occasionly :)

    If anyone could assist, much appreciated.



  2. viscosity is the word you are after ;)
    this has been covered numerous times

  3. ooops. thought i was on a Virgin Blue flight.....I have found a few posts, but nothing saying if I can use car oil .....
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  5. thx for pointing me in right direction Joel....still not sure, so just bought the Motul one.....spend so much on bike, the least I can do is make sure my baby is happy.
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  7. Your bike would probably specified a fully synthetic anyway. So, so long as you bought a fully synthetic oil of the correct weight, you should be fine.
  8. I tried to resist, but couldn't!

    The difference is the label and the price, for equivalent spec oils.
    Look up "boutique product" and "boutique marketing".

    Regards, Andrew.