Oh No, a Oil Question

JOHN SOLIDAY johnsoliday at msn.com
Fri Mar 23 06:04:23 PDT 2007

I've used Castrol Syntec and Mobil 1 in all of my bikes for decades with zero ill effects.  Right now I have the Rotella in the GPZ but only since it's still breaking in (the non-synthetic flavor of Rotella).  I usually run Syntec or Mobile 1 in all my bikes once they are broken in.  Syntec is in my CBR600RR right now.  I always try to get the 5W50 for bikes as they run pretty hot at times.  Low number doesn't matter imho 5W or 20W, just have avoided 10W40, always use the 50 on the top.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: York Powell<mailto:yorkus at comcast.net> 
  To: gpzlist at micapeak.com<mailto:gpzlist at micapeak.com> 
  Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 10:29 PM
  Subject: Oh No, a Oil Question

  I know some of you really hate it when someone starts the dreaded  
  "Oil Thread" but hopefully someone can give this a quick answer. I  
  went to Waly Mart to get some Rotela full Synthetic oil  that has  
  been recommended on this and other forums and they where out. So in  
  the place next to where it should be was the Castrol Syntec and the  
  price was just a couple $$ more. Has anyone used this in their bike?  
  I have been running Yamalube Syn/Dino blend up to this point at the  
  suggestion of the dealer. While I haven't had any oil related  
  problems I just don't want to pay the ridiculous price anymore.

  I guess I have just two questions:

  1- Should I put it in the bike or not.
  2- What is the recommended weight


  1995 GPZ

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