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Old 11-25-2012, 11:14 PM   #4
Tosh Togo
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Originally Posted by concours View Post
For the love of all that's sacred, why wouldn't you use a MOTORCYCLE specific oil and be sure the anti-wear addatives your EXPENSIVE engine needs are contained therein? You'd seriously skimp on $10 difference in the price of 4 qts. of oil for a $15,000 bike? Dino is NOT NEEDED for break-in any longer. Modern cylinder bores are finely finished, ready to roll.

The answer to your whine is that Delo 400 and Rotella T work just dandy in MOTORCYCLE powerplants. They already have the right additives to keep gearboxes and wet clutches happy. About 10 bucks a gallon, so you'll save more than 20 clams, not 10.

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