Which oil to use?

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Which oil to use?

Post by Hardyrider » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:20 pm

Looked though some old posts what oil is everyone using, looking to do a full change on my 2012 bike in a week or two but interested in what you guys are doing. Image


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Which oil to use?

Post by jhalfhide » Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:45 pm

Castrol Power One Racing 10w50. Been using it yonks and bike likes it more than OEM


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Re: Which oil to use?

Post by Magic Wand » Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:11 pm

I bought Q8 SBK Racing 10W-50. Works perfect in the engine on my SMt 2010.

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Re: Which oil to use?

Post by bigred » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:08 am

Motorex 10/50 ain’t cheap but my 2013 SMT990 loves it.


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Re: Which oil to use?

Post by limeyduffa » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:39 am

The mxstore.com.au has a monopoly on Motorex and I'm sick of using their stupid web site :evil:. I did a fair bit of research into 10W50 fully synth oils with the same spec as Motorex. There is no doubt about it. Motorex is the best and there is not many alternatives in Australia that are 10W50.

However, I have brought a container of Ipone 10W50 Katana off road fully synth. It has very similar spec as Cross power and is less than $100AUD per 4L. I got it because it was the only other thing available and didn't want to deal with mxstore. I have yet to try this oil. Watch this space when I put my bike back together.

Nb/ There was an Aussie manufacturer based in Melbourne called "Tritech" who make 10W50 that I was keen to try, however they never returned my emails or phone call requests.

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Re: Which oil to use?

Post by limeyduffa » Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:11 pm

Been running the Ipone 10W50 Katana off road fully synth for a few days. Took the bike for a jolly in the hills yesterday. Regarding gear changing, I can't tell the difference between this stuff and Motorex Crosspower 10W50. So, as long as it's available, I'll be sticking with it.

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Re: Which oil to use?

Post by Elvis » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:04 am

Motul 10-50 full synth works for me and easy to find in Europe.
They are stating that the oil intended to be used on KTM motorcycles.

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Re: Which oil to use?

Post by binchap » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:59 pm

motul 10 /50 7100 for me £39 a chuck

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