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Old 08-01-18, 19:03
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Mineral oil for bike engine

As above, anybody know of mineral oil suitable for a bike engine. Ideally 10w40 if you can buy such a thing or 20w50.
It's a fresh K8 Gsxr 1000 and been told to use a mineral oil.

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Old 08-01-18, 19:07
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Check Opie's Oil website.
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Old 08-01-18, 19:20
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Morris Oils do 10/40 mineral oils as well
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Old 08-01-18, 19:48
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Any idea why mineral oil recommended ?
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Old 08-01-18, 20:01
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Could be to do with the clutch plates.
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Old 08-01-18, 20:06
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Thanks for the replies.
I believe it's for the 'Bedding' in process of rings etc
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Old 08-01-18, 20:39
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Quite right RWD . Particularly with nisil bores.
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Old 08-01-18, 22:40
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Use the oil grade and type recommended by Suzuki, millions of yen spent developing the engine says their right !!
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Old 08-01-18, 23:21
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Just like Audi advised a very fine synthetic oil and it took 10,000 to stop consuming 500 mls oil every 1000 miles? They even provided a bottle when the car was newIIRC. You will get better compression RWD if you trust your engine tuner. It is up to you when you "convert" to synthetic
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Old 09-01-18, 05:35
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Looks like you may want: https://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-115257-...-oil-2017.aspx, or perhaps Morris Golden Film 10w40: https://www.morrislubricants.co.uk/d...BEngine%2BOils

(Not so sure you'd be keen on: https://www.gsfcarparts.com/980aa1571)

If semi-synthetic OK, more choice e.g. https://www.eurocarparts.com/ecp/p/c...1941&0&cc5_245)

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