Poll: What engine oil are you using? - Kawasaki Versys Forum
View Poll Results: What engine oil do you use?
Amsoil 14 16.87%
Royal Purple 3 3.61%
Golden Spectro 0 0%
Mobil 1 18 21.69%
Castrol 8 9.64%
Valvoline 9 10.84%
Something Else 38 45.78%
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Motul 300V, it's what I have gallons of for the track bike. Otherwise, Motul 7100 or 5100 for the Versys, as it's a bit less expensive. I also like Amsoil.
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Maxima SynBlend 10w40. Love it, its in all my bikes and in my old honda I use their regular oil blend.

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Shell Rotella T6 is synthetic, cheap (Walmart) and JASO MA.
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Mobil1 car oil, either 15w-50 or 10w-40, depending on what's available at WalMart for a good price for the BIG jug.

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I check all but royal purple and the one after that. I use motorcycle specific oils. Whatever I can get at a decent price on sale.

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Yamalube is for Yamahas. I use Mobil dino oil right now, will probably switch to Rotella T6, as it worked great in my TDM850.
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Can you use automotive oil with a wet clutch?
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Can you use automotive oil with a wet clutch?
THAT question will be debated TILL THE END OF TIME I will choose to keep my opinion to myself. As it only applies to my bike and it's internal components.
As for what brand of oil I use..........I'm currently running dino based oil until my break-in is over (I've got just over 1K miles now) then will probably switch to synthetic. Not sure what brand yet.


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Can you use automotive oil with a wet clutch?
Yes. For what it is worth, Shell Rotella T6 is motorcycle oil (JASO MA).
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