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Old 05-28-2018, 09:21 AM   #1
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What oil are you guys running in your track bikes? Iím changing mine today so need input!
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Old 05-28-2018, 10:26 AM   #2
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What oil are you guys running in your track bikes? Iím changing mine today so need input!
I always use Motul 300V 10W40.
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Old 05-28-2018, 11:29 AM   #3
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I changed mine after every weekend riding track or racing so I used traditional oil. It wasn't in there long enough to justify the expensive synthetics for me to use them. That's me though.
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Old 05-28-2018, 09:46 PM   #4
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Motul 300v 10-40 honda 15-50 ducati.. Typically add some Lucas synthetic oil stabilizer...
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I used to run Motul 5100
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I ran traditional oil (penzoil).
I changed oil for each track day...
and on race weekends if I ran endurance I would change oil after the endurance race before the sprints the next day...like the other poster, I changed oil often enough that i did not see the expense of the others as being needed.
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Old 05-29-2018, 04:52 PM   #9
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There's a lot of variance for different bikes it seems. In my Hondas (RC51 & CBR250) I've used Castrol Activo, Quaker State semi-synthetic, Repsol 4T racing and Mobil 1. Mobil 1 has been far and away the best, the bike shifts sooooo much smoother and more precise. My Buell XB9 seems to like 20W-50 in just about any flavor, but thus far oil changes don't last very long in warm weather.
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Mobil 1 Racing 4T Full Syn 10W-40.
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Iíve had really good luck with Castrolís POWER1ģ 4T Synthetic Motorcycle Oil. Itís what we ran in our endurance bikes (LocoMotion) and what I currently run in my sprint bike. I like that itís 10 bucks-ish and I can get it from just about any store that sells oil. I typically run a sprint weekend and maybe a track day before I change the oil. We once ran a motor two seasons in between a refresh on our endurance bike and my engine builder didnít have any complaints. Thatís good enough for me! 😁
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I run Motul 300V 10W40. I change it before every race weekend, or every 2 track days. Of course, if I've been riding it on the street it gets changed before a track event, period. After track events if I plan to ride on the street I opt not to change it right away.
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300v. I change mine at the same time I change tires. Which is about every three track days. I bleed brakes and re grease everything at the same time too. Usually takes me 3 nights to get it done as I'm doing it outside of work hours.
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So, on the new r1, I used Motul 7100 last week. I'll report back if any issues arise.
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I ended up choosing 300v. Thanks for the insight guys.
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