No problems with oil threads. I learn something new every time.
My personal opinion: whatever oil you use, make sure it motorcycle specific; and if in the name of saving a few bucks on one or two oil changes a year you are going to use something other than the recommended oil it's not worth it.
Question: Motor Oil for a Triumph BonnevilleI have a 2005 Triumph Bonneville. The factory recommends Mobil 1 Racing T4 fully synthetic API SH or higher and JASO MA, 15W-50. Locally I have found Mobil 1 Extended Performance 15W-50 that meets APISL/CF but does not mention JASO spec. Does this satisfy the factory specifications? If not please recommend the specific Mobil 1 product that does. Thanks for your help. -- Paul Weidmann, Boulder, CO
Answer: Mobil 1 Racing 4T 15W-50 is marketed specifically for Triumph motorcycles. Another choice is Mobil 1 V-Twin 20W-50, which is designed for motorcycle requirements and may be more widely available than Mobil 1 Racing 4T 15W-50.
Oil threads don't offend anybody.., it just that we already have a bunch of them so maybe the info you seek will be in one of those. If not, you could resurrect one of the existing threads. Having 27 oil threads won't help anyone... but if we must :bch:
Plus... I guess I did sound a little rude there didn't I?? Sorry, I shouldn't post at 7 am..