Bel-Ray oils

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by V Saarela, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. V Saarela

    V Saarela Been here awhile

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    What about Bel-Ray Engine oil for roadbikes 4T?

    Wonder about EXP Synthetic ester blend oil. Is it good for my Varadero 1000?
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  2. anotherguy

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    If it meets the standards in your owners manual use it. I've used BelRay in my 2 strokes since the '80s with good results. Might try it in the street bikes soon.
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  3. concours

    concours WFO for 41 years

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    WOOOOOHOOOOO!!!! Oil thread!!!! Bel-Ray is a long standing respected brand in motorcycle lubricants.
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  4. V Saarela

    V Saarela Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the replays.

    Yes, I understand that if it meets the standard the oil is okay. Here in Sweden there are oils(wich meets the standard) but not a popular oil, because people belives it´s craps.
    Bel-Ray is not so knowed oil here in Sweden. Most people use Motul and Castrol.

    I jus wondered if Bel-Ray is a good knowed/used oil in other countries and, if I want a semisyntethic oil....is this the one (EXP Synthetic ester blend oil)
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  5. usgser

    usgser Long timer

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    Yup, it's a quality brand name. I've run it in oilhead motors and it worked as intended. If it's better/best...I'll leave that battle to the oil thread guys.
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  6. anotherguy

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    It's a top shelf oil.
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  7. wingnut11

    wingnut11 generally strange

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    Not that it's the same product or application, but I believe that Bel-Ray makes the grease used on the steam catapults on the Nimitz class aircraft carriers. It seems to me if they can do that they can probably make quality oil for your bike.
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  8. Laromonster

    Laromonster Vesperado !

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    I've used Bel ray for years here in Norway' Bel ray thumper 20-50 works equally well in ktm and hd
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