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Yamalube versus conventional oil. Does anyone ever get sick of paying 25 dollars for a few quarts of oil just because it says yamalube on it. Is there that much of a difference from lets say mobil one 10w 30 which happens to be almost 3 dollars a quart less. I am interested in hearing what people think.:sing
 

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Ummm.... I think there is 4 quarts per gallon so those would be more like 40 dollars just for the oil not including the filter
 

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I use Valvoline in everything I own. (of course it's Valvoline for motorcycles that I put in R6. Before any of you freak out)
 

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where do you buy valvoline for bikes? I see it at walmart and such but it doesn't say bike or car or truck on it
 

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well, if u are that concerned about another 20 bucks, whatever.
i dont mind spending extra for the good oil.

my Repsol rep hooks me up good tho.

i run Amsoil in my Chevy truck, its a $65 oil change, but i only change it every 10k miles in that.
i even have Amsoil in the trans, transfer case and both diffs.
 

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Well I run synthetic in my car but my yamaha is a piece of crap so I am worried about that 20 bucks.
 

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Plus a 2006 with its 3rd oil leak why would I want to pay for the good stuff? If you got a good answer to that I would love to hear it.
 

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well first was the pick up coil cover, then was the flywheel cover now its the three rear bolts of the clutch cover. yeah can you say lemon.
 

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i use yamalube only. i was thinking about synthetic but i'm not sure. i know yama is pricey, but i am obsessed with my bike and its an expensive hobby and to me thats just another expense. i don't want to cheap out and know that if i would have spent an extra 20 bucks once or twice or a few times a year it would have ran better or i would not have had some problem.

basically i just figure its made specifically for these bike and they know what they are doing. maybe i'm getting ripped off maybe not. but it makes me feel better to spend the extra dough.
 

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the ignition pickup cover, the flywheel cover and now the clutch cover. Just ordered the clutch cover gasket tonight.
 

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Plus a 2006 with its 3rd oil leak why would I want to pay for the good stuff? If you got a good answer to that I would love to hear it.

After your lowside back in April, that could happen. You posted that the day after you joined. Ironic or is someone new to bikes? Let me guess, it's the same spot and you have "fixed" it every time. I am sure Wyotech could of atleast taught you to how to put on gaskets and change out covers, since you went to MMI. If it's leaking it three different spots, WTF did you do to that bike? Your not even running real synthetic in it.
 

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yeah new to bikes. Not really. I did use yama bond and it worked good. I am gonna use it again with the new gasket. Second to lextacy or whoever I did go to mmi and I do all my own work however the lowside didn't touch the clutch cover. However the force obviously tweeked it because three out of the like 12 blolts have a slight oil leak
 

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Wyotech is not mmi
 

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Hey Lextacy r6s? you sure you don't need a ninja 250 with training wheels?
 
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