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I know this is a very debated subject. But all I will say is that if you are like me, and prefer to use the best stuff available, look into Alisyn www.aerospacelubricants.com.

This is F1 stuff and is a well guarded secret in many forms of racing. It is slicker than _ _ _ _, and protects better than anything I have ever used. Reduced friction shows up on the dyno as increased power.

I use the ProDrive 21 type 3 (15w-40) in my bikes and many other engines. Their chain lube is very good as well.

Ask HiVel, he is a recent convert.

Like always, use what you want, it's your bike.
 

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Devious,
I have PM'd a guy on Bobistheoilguy.com, screen name Sunruh. I think he lives to run various oils through his dirt bike, do a used oil analysis on it, and then post the results. It is amayzing how many motorcycle specific (read expensive) oils do not protect any better nor last any longer than dino oils. Extended oil drains may be catch words in the automotive world but motorcycle oils that must not only lube the engine but also the transmission ans clutch need changing often...somewhere around 1000-1500 miles. Sunruh has tested a number of oils and likes Exxon SuperFlo (red bottle) 20w-50 and Shell Rotella T 15w-40. These are dino oils that can be bought for $1.75 to $2.25 a quart vs $8 for a quart for Amsoil motorcycle specific 10w-40 oil. I run my S3 hard and change the oil every 1000 miles. I do have some of the Amsoil motorcycle specific oil that I'm going to be using come the next oil change. I'll do a seat-of-the-pants-shifting-test to see how it holds up.
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I agree completely that oil analysis gives a great amount of info on how an oil performs. The results and measuring part wear are exactly why I run Alisyn.

Run what you want, it's your bike.
 
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Generally 3000, but each 1000 for the first 5000 miles.

In cars and trucks - every 5000-7000 miles. In boats - every 25 hours.
 

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Started running the F-1 "space oil" last month in two bikes-my son's new 06 Sprint ST/ABS and my 06 S-3. It is the 20/50 version -works great so far in that it cleared up a snatchy shift from 1st to 2nd for me and 5th to 6th for my son. Wow! I feel it is really letting th engine work easier and rev quicker. I liked it so much I bought some of their gun oil!!
The chain lube is going to have to wait until i get through my lifetime supply of other stuff. Will definoitely give it a go soon though. Alisyn OIL.
 
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Can't seem to find a supplier in the UK.

They use this oil for brass musical instrument valves!

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Who here uses this oil, and are any of the rest of ya interested in using it? :popcorn: I'm currently running it, and I just ordered some more, the stuff is great. But shipping is like $10. Last time I spoke with Devi, he asked me if they charged fer ship'n and I told him they did. He said if quite a few people from the website ordered from them, then he could get them to give us free shipping(said they already do fer a boat site he's on ;))! :drink: ;D So post up, who already orders it, and who wants to? :eboy: :popcorn:
 

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If they ship it to finland free I'm in. Last time I asked the quotation was pretty much laughable :jerkit:
 

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Harris, I dunno personally, but Devi swears by the stuff in all of his vehicles, and said he has gotten about a 1% power increase and even gotten a slight increase in fuel mileage. :wtf: I did notice a slicker shift'n tranny when I switched to the stuff. Plus the tests have proven that the stuff protects excellent. :drink:
 

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I almost ordered a case of the stuff the other day after reviewing Devi's recommendation. I'm in if it's shipped to the house free. :eboy:
 

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Tight TL said:
I run my S3 hard and change the oil every 1000 miles. I
that is overkill. even I consider my driving to be quite agressive and I do trackdays. last oil I used was mobil superbike 15W-50 and drove 6000km with it. that consist three trackdays.

I usually am very much into oil changes. but oil stayed so good, clean in dipstick and good viscosity that i didn't change it sooner. with my 954rr I changed usually below 5000km, as the oil was very dark and loosed viscosity. also trackdays...
 

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