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ah, yes - an oil thread...

I picked up some Castrol Syn Blend 10w-40 at the local O'Reilly. While synthetics resist heat breakdown better, dino oils still generally provide better lubricity. And if we're changing oil at the recommended 3000 mile interval, most of the high-end full synthetics are overkill (and overpriced...) for the service life it'll see on a street bike.

If I were racing this bike, or spending lots of time in a hot or dusty environment or running at revs consistently close to redline (ie a race environment), I may feel differently, or I might just change the oil twice as often.

Even on our race karts, revving close to 12000 rpm for an hour at a time, we still use regular Castrol GTX 10w-40, and change it every two races.
 

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Only oil made from the fat of freshly clubbed baby seals goes in my speedy! :horse: :horse: It's hell finding seals in WI, the zoos are starting to catch on! :fingure:
 

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Dfib said:
Only oil made from the fat of freshly clubbed baby seals goes in my speedy! :horse: :horse: It's hell finding seals in WI, the zoos are starting to catch on! :fingure:
How many seals are needed for an oil change?
Will sea loin oil work in a pinch?
 

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Figure half a liter per baby seal, adolescent are about .75L. 

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Will sea loin oil work in a pinch?
I assume you mean sea lion oil.  Nobody is getting loin oil of anysort anywhere near my white baby.....  She's innocent ya know!

I've never tried sea lion oil, but an considering rendering oil from liposuctioned fat from the corn fed WI girls.  Should be a good supply and it's a renewable resource.  That'll make Mr. Al Gore happy! :fingure:
 

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Dfib said:
Figure half a liter per baby seal, adolescent are about .75L.

Devious2xs said:
I assume you mean sea lion oil. Nobody is getting loin oil of anysort anywhere near my white baby..... She's innocent ya know!

I've never tried sea lion oil, but an considering rendering oil from liposuctioned fat from the corn fed WI girls. Should be a good supply and it's a renewable resource. That'll make Mr. Al Gore happy! :fingure:
Now that was funny! I don't think the spellcheck would have caught that. :drink:

Sea loin oil..... from freshly... Well..... from mermaids. You know, the water-tight kind.
 
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