newbie questions

Randy Grein randygrein at
Tue Jan 27 22:34:22 PST 2009

I'll give you a secret Max told me:

Mix 2:1 20w and 30w to get 25w. Don't mix brands because they vary a  
fair bit in viscosity from the rating.
Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Jan 27, 2009, at 2:00 PM, Aaron Turner wrote:

> To everyone recommending 25w fork oil... who makes/sells that stuff?
> Looking around online, seems like most manufacturers (Maxima,
> Silkolene, Motorex, Belray, etc) make 20wt, but the next option is
> 30wt.  Are people mixing 20wt & 30wt 50/50 to make 25?   I assume you
> wouldn't want to mix oil from different manufacturers?
> Thanks!
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> Aaron Turner
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