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EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« on: August 12, 2017, 10:50:43 pm »
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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2017, 11:19:33 pm »
Hi,
       I seem to remember Bel-Ray Products, used in the Motocross Crowd??? :great:

I'm sure it is excellent oil! ;D

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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2017, 11:21:50 pm »
Not familiar with the oil but the brand. I use Bel Ray 90wt in my final drive. I would buy it at your motorcycle shop at the prices they are selling it for.
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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2017, 02:06:48 am »
https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/933/4278/Bel-Ray-EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?s=1219337&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI5-ysyPDS1QIVhbbACh1BOw1bEAQYBSABEgJNkfD_BwE

Is anybody familiar with this oil? My local motorcycle shop has it for $14.99. In the four liter size.

I've used a lot of their oils over the years, and that seems a reasonable price.... but....
You gotta buy 2... just so you can add that final 0.7 litre, to fill during a change...

If they gave you 5 quarts, it'd be perfect....

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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2017, 05:59:40 am »
https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/933/4278/Bel-Ray-EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?s=1219337&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI5-ysyPDS1QIVhbbACh1BOw1bEAQYBSABEgJNkfD_BwE

Is anybody familiar with this oil? My local motorcycle shop has it for $14.99. In the four liter size.
Yes Sir, I used it in my 2007 Suzuki M50 for the 6 years I owned the bike. Except it was 10-40 weight. I've had really good experiences with Bel-Ray. I also used their 2-stroke oil and transmission oil with success.

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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2017, 05:53:37 pm »
I've been using Bel Ray products since the mid 70's. Never had a problem that could be attributed to them. But then again I changed the fluids after each days racing, maybe 25 miles total. Thankfully Bel Ray provided them free of charge. Over the years I've probably used 250-300 gallons. Never had a problem with any of their other products.


It doesn't really matter which oil you use as long as it meets the stated requirements and you change it regularly. Any and All oils will get contaminated from blowby and particulate accumulation. Changing the oil and filter is the cheapest way to get more trouble free miles. You IMHO should also change them when putting your bike up at the end of the riding season. Chemical contamination (blow by) creates acidic compounds that sit and feed inside your engine forming all kinds of crap. If you've ever seen the inside of an old engine covered with sludge/gunk you know what I'm talking about.


Rather than buying into the snake oil additive crap that many sell just keep the oil clean. One other thing that maybe helps is buy a good/strong rare earth magnet and stick it on the oil filter, works much better than a magnetic oil drain plug.
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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2017, 06:44:48 pm »
Deepsea - That's a great idea about the rare earth magnet on the oil filter.  It's now on my list of things to do... Thanks!
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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2017, 04:12:01 am »
Wish I could take credit for the magnet idea but I can't. I read about it here in the forum. It turns your filter into a large magnet.
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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2017, 06:02:35 pm »
Wish I could take credit for the magnet idea but I can't. I read about it here in the forum. It turns your filter into a large magnet.

Best source is when you pas a garage sale, they always have old crappy car stereo speakers on a table for $2 , well worth looking, they work great and some are actually doughnut shaped with a hole in the middle, that fits the hex protrusion on the K&N filters..  another tip, is use hot melt glue on it to keep it in place, just for those chances a rough road may cause it to flip off...

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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2017, 06:32:39 pm »
I use Murph's oil filter protector. Keeps all the crap off and I don't lose the magnet. Thanks Murph, works like a champ. :beerchug:
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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2017, 06:45:32 pm »
What about the magnet interfering with the proper operation of the bypass valve inside the filter?
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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2017, 10:22:10 pm »
It has no effect on the bypass.
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Re: EXP-Synthetic-4-Stroke-Motor-Oil?
« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2017, 10:36:28 pm »
Anti siphon and bypass built into filters is basically a rubber "flap" ring.. uneffected by a mag.

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