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Offline brissy_bsa

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OILS AINT OILS
« on: 15.07. 2008 08:43 »
Hi all,

Was hoping someone could give the correct and best oils to use for my gearbox and engine oil tank and primary case. the motor has had a complete rebuild.
Cheers Ian

Offline dpaddock

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Re: OILS AINT OILS
« Reply #1 on: 15.07. 2008 19:28 »
Oh, boy! This is going to develop into a significant thread!
Here's my stitch for the A10.
Engine: 20W-50 Castrol GTX, w/ a dab of Federal Mogul Assembly lube, STP or similar mixed in for the tappets
Gearbox: Red Line MTL
Primary: Engine oil


David
'57 Spitfire


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Re: OILS AINT OILS
« Reply #2 on: 16.07. 2008 00:05 »
Hi Sol, as you named the thread OILS AINT OILS you will know who SOL was !  Probably everyone on the forum runs different oils so I'm not going to suggest any particular oil but just let you know what oils I use. I use Penrite HPR 30 in the front forks, engine and primary drive and 80/90 gear oil in the gearbox. I have been using these oils for nearly 30 years and thousands of miles in different bikes without a problem. I change the engine oil every 1,000 miles. I sent you my e-mail address so feel free to contact me if I can help with anything.      Brian.

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Re: OILS AINT OILS
« Reply #3 on: 16.07. 2008 01:30 »

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