Best oil for my bike?

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  1. Hans Olsson

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    What do you use?
    My bike is a 2003 VFR 800.

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    Silkolene 10w40 or penrite 10w40 in Australia

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    What's available at your location?
     
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    Both semi syntetich
    Thank you.
     
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    I am not really sure.
     
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    If you have the factory manual it will tell which oil viscosity to use for your climate (i.e. Median temperatures) whether you choose synthetic, synthetic blend or non-synthetic, the changing interval will differ. I use 10W40 full synthetic an change the oil anywhere from 6k-8k miles. Non synthetics usually need to be changed sooner. Then again, not all oils of the same type are created equal so just be cognizant of your miles and change to suit your hearts content.
     
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