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I have an 00 R6 and I thought I was supposed to use 10w 40 year round, I dont do much winter riding. Well at the dealer today I asked what he recomended and he said 20w 50. The weather ranges hear from 80F-95F in the summer time. In the winter its usally around 20F-30F. Thanks in advance guys.
 

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I have an 00 R6 and I thought I was supposed to use 10w 40 year round, I dont do much winter riding. Well at the dealer today I asked what he recomended and he said 20w 50. The weather ranges hear from 80F-95F in the summer time. In the winter its usally around 20F-30F. Thanks in advance guys.
If you use a synthetic then 10w 40 is your best choice for all around use. If you are using a dino oil then the seasonal ambient temperatures need to be considered.
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I run 10w50 Repsol in the summer
 

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First, why 10W-50 ?

Second, Why you run a different oil any other time ?


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actually, I need to correct myself. I was still set in my old ways with the Daytona... Currently, in the R6, I run 10w40 Mobil 1 and will prob. run it year round. I just did my first synthetic (third for the bike) oil change yesterday, so I was responding with my previous experience with the Daytona.
 

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Once I'm fully broken in, (only have 6oo miles on her so far, did the first oil change with Yamalube dino oil) I will change to full sythetic 15w/50(Motul) and run year round.
 

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yeah i just changed my oil but when i went to the dealership i forgot what type of oil i used last time and they gave me 20w50 .. so i changed it.. and when i got home i found an old bottle of oil and it was a yama lube 4... 20w40 ?... any one think ima have any problems?

Just make sure you warm your engine thotoughly before riding... which should be done with any oil..

Bob S.
 
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