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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-01-2017, 09:17 AM Thread Starter
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Oil Question

First thing. Just bought a 07 GSXR 600 with 14k miles. Not sure what type of oil the previous owners(s) have been using but I do have a question. If i decide to go with a Full Synthetic, can i? even if full synthetic has never been ran through it? Also, if do go with full synthetic, do I have to stay with that, once i start putting it in? Lastly, I was wondering what everyone thought of putting Amsoil in?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-01-2017, 09:33 AM
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Amsoil is way overpriced IMO.

Run whatever oil you want the meets the manufacturer guidelines. Synthetic, blend, conventional.... doesn't matter. Switching doesn't matter either.... kinda why blends exist.
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Amsoil is a pyramid scheme. Don't buy it.

Yes, you can use full synthetic. Just make sure it is wet-clutch approved.
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You mean, scamsoil?
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Re: Oil Question

Automotive (car) oils have friction modifiers that can cause wet clutches to slip.
Not saying they will slip but the propensity is there.
I ran Mobil1 car oil in my ZX-11 with no slippage but every clutch is different.
If you want to play it safe run a motorcycle approved motor oil without said "friction modifiers"
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Automotive (car) oils have friction modifiers that can cause wet clutches to slip.
Not saying they will slip but the propensity is there.
I ran Mobil1 car oil in my ZX-11 with no slippage but every clutch is different.
If you want to play it safe run a motorcycle approved motor oil without said "friction modifiers"


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