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#1 Unread post by Carbonfiberjunky » Thu Feb 07, 2008 6:57 pm

Ok, I've heard different stuff from different people. I want to change my oil, and Have heard from a lot of different sources that Rotela T is the way to go. I know there are synthetic blends and "standard". I've also heard people say that it makes your clutch slip...I've also heard people say that those people are full of dookie...lol.. What say you? :anyone:
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#2 Unread post by Skier » Thu Feb 07, 2008 7:23 pm

There's plenty of threads containing this can of worms. Try giving the forums a search before we devolve into a cartoon-fight-storm.
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#3 Unread post by Big B » Fri Feb 08, 2008 1:26 pm

oh, it shouldn't be so bad, motof150 isn't around to expound the virtues of amsoil
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#4 Unread post by Johnj » Sat Feb 09, 2008 2:39 am

It's the 'friction modifiers' in modern automotive oils that causes motorcycle clutches to slip. Rotella® T doesn't contain any.
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#5 Unread post by Carbonfiberjunky » Sat Feb 09, 2008 6:45 pm

That's the answer I was looking for..Thanks !!
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#6 Unread post by Skier » Sat Feb 09, 2008 8:00 pm

Johnj wrote:It's the 'friction modifiers' in modern automotive oils that causes motorcycle clutches to slip. Rotella® T doesn't contain any.
According to this oil analysis report, Rotella T includes "friction modifiers."

I'd be honestly surprised if you can find any oil that doesn't contain some friction modifiers.

As usual, the dose makes the poison: too much friction modifier in the oil and it can cause wet clutches to slip. Too little and you will see accelerated engine wear.
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#7 Unread post by toolbox » Sat Feb 16, 2008 11:46 am

cant we all just get along... :laughing:
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