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thanks bro! :)

 

no problem mate. don't have to sweat on what type of oil to use. just choose one with the best bang for buck. good EO allow longer OCI while average EO provide shorter OCI.

 

if you are not going to push the distance, just get cheaper dino oil like Delvac MX which will do the job just as good as expensive synthetic oil.

 

cold-start wear is over-rated. any decent oil will protect just as well as expensive oil.

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saw this make in Germany Schnell Maximax II fully synthetic for bike @ AMK NTUC today. it is 5W60. for those that required a 60wt for your bike you might want to give it a try. cost only $13.70.

 

yes, it is the brand with a turtle on it lable.

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latest update, Chex 9000 and Fuchs Silkolene will no longer be available in Sg.

 

Distributor bankrupt. Ah Chong told me one.

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March 2012 - August 2013 = Suzuki Impulse 400

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WHY USE A SYNTHETIC?

Synthetic lubricants are engineered to do the job of a conventional lubricant - but they do it much, much better. Think of them as bionic lubricants, if you will! Though a bit more costly to produce and, therefore, more expensive to buy, these "super lubricants" can actually save you money in the long run.

The primary function of motor oil is to provide lubrication between moving metal parts in the engine. The friction caused by these parts when they move together creates high levels of heat that cause damage unless a lubricant is introduced to the mechanism. A lubricant will smooth the surfaces and enable the parts to move freely against one another with reduced friction and, consequently, reduced wear and heat. This is a function that conventional motor oil can perform quite well but a synthetic can perform far better.

All lubricants fall into one of three categories: liquid (oil), semiliquid (grease), and solid (graphite). All three are derived from vegetable, mineral, or synthetic base stock. However, were these raw materials alone used to lubricate modern, high-precision machinery; they would quickly overheat, catch fire, evaporate or emulsify. To guard against this, all lubricants are doctored to a certain extent - processed to remove impurities and bolstered with chemical additives. Synthetic lubricants, however, are manufactured specifically to stand up to the severe conditions under which conventional oils might falter. They are designed to possess viscosity characteristics superior to those of mineral oils. The resulting lubricants have a molecular structure that is tailored to meet and often exceed manufacturers' criteria for high-performance engines.

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latest update, Chex 9000 and Fuchs Silkolene will no longer be available in Sg.

 

Distributor bankrupt. Ah Chong told me one.

 

Wah really ar bro? Never mind later got time I see my kang tow and ask to confirm. If still got stock with him i confirm buy one.

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saw this make in Germany Schnell Maximax II fully synthetic for bike @ AMK NTUC today. it is 5W60. for those that required a 60wt for your bike you might want to give it a try. cost only $13.70.

 

yes, it is the brand with a turtle on it lable.

 

Bro, this one got JASO MA or JASO MA2 approve or not?

I only use JASO MA or JASO MA2 approve oils.

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Feb '04 till Dec '09 - Honda Wave-S 125cc 5 Years 10Mths

Dec '09 till Sept '12 - Yamaha FZ150i 2 Years 9Mths

Sept 12 till Aug '19 - Yamaha Spark 135 RX 6 Years 11Mths

Aug '19 till Present - Honda CB125F

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Riding cbr150.

5k interval would last me at least 8mths and im afraid the oil would be long gone by then

 

Use this Periodic Maintenance guide as a guideline.

http://www.yamaha-motor.com.my/periodicinspection.aspx

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Dec '09 till Sept '12 - Yamaha FZ150i 2 Years 9Mths

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saw this make in Germany Schnell Maximax II fully synthetic for bike @ AMK NTUC today. it is 5W60. for those that required a 60wt for your bike you might want to give it a try. cost only $13.70.

 

yes, it is the brand with a turtle on it lable.

 

Oh didn't know they have for bike also. I have seen that brand in Giant and also in NTUC AMK but both were those huge 4 L cans meant for cars.

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60 weight engine oil will be very thick. so make sure your bike manual states that you have to use a 60 weight oil. or else stick to 40 weight or 50 weight.

 

personally, comparing 40 weight to 50 weight oil. I can personally vouch for lighter viscosity. with the 40 weight, the engine feels lighter, throttle response is better, vibrations are also lesser (surprisingly) although the engine gets hotter.

 

with weight 50 oil, because of the thicker formulation, the engine might feel alittle sluggish, and vibrations for me is higher than 40 weight. but the engine runs cooler abit.

 

i would expect using a 60 weight on my Phantom, would make it very slow.

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i'd say most inline-4 sportbikes use ??w40 oil.. 50wt might be abit too thick... sluggish for ur engine.. 50wt more for air-cooled single/twins... cux ur bike is watercooled, not dat hot... can use lower viscosity, and better for performance..

A ride a day, keeps the doctor away!

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I have been wondering which oil should i use? I loved bikes since childhood but I just got myself a bike now and I want the best for it. I want to share a quote to express my love for bikes:

"Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul. "

 

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any decent oil will do. changing your oil regularly is much more important then cracking your head over what type or brand of oil to use. unless you are riding your bike other then commuting or planning to do extended oil change interval, most oil will just do fine in your engine.

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Just bought a schnell maximax 2 100%syn...5w60

NOt sure about 60wt of oil as 1st time using.

Previously have been using 50wt such as chexx,maxima ETC..

I will be changing it tomorrow.

 

Its spec is API SG/CF,JASO-MA

 

do leave yr review! though i tink 60wt might be abit too heavy lar.. just my guess.. but u will nv knw! :)

A ride a day, keeps the doctor away!

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2012-current : SYM Maxsym 400i

 

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from a few UOA that i read, fuchs seem to shear out of weight in no time.

 

Does this UOA includes the High end Silkolene series products that is Pro4 and Pro4Plus series? Last 15 years ago I heard lots of bikers here use the Pro4 and Pro4plus series and heard good reviews abt them?

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Nov '00 till Dec '00 - Aprilia RS 125cc 1 Mth

Dec '00 till Oct '05- Yamaha RXZ Delux 135cc 4 Years 11Mths

Feb '04 till Dec '09 - Honda Wave-S 125cc 5 Years 10Mths

Dec '09 till Sept '12 - Yamaha FZ150i 2 Years 9Mths

Sept 12 till Aug '19 - Yamaha Spark 135 RX 6 Years 11Mths

Aug '19 till Present - Honda CB125F

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schnell maximax 2 100%syn...5w60

 

Those who are not used to heavy engine sound do not use this.

I always use 50wt oil.

1st time use it feels my gear change is heavier and the rest is good.

No problem to go long distance as i feel its better than 50wt except for heavy gear change.

Will post when i feel its time to change.

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schnell maximax 2 100%syn...5w60

 

Those who are not used to heavy engine sound do not use this.

I always use 50wt oil.

1st time use it feels my gear change is heavier and the rest is good.

No problem to go long distance as i feel its better than 50wt except for heavy gear change.

Will post when i feel its time to change.

 

Where did you get this heavy oil? I feel i want heavier oil for my bike.

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Where did you get this heavy oil? I feel i want heavier oil for my bike.

 

I got it from AMK NTUC.

So far cheap and good. I may get the big bottle if i feel it is worth it.

I would like try CARLUBE oil as well just that it is 40wt.

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