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#3397635 - 06/14/14 07:08 PM Amsoil motorcycle 10w40 in a Raptor 700 ATV?
trod30 Offline


Registered: 06/13/14
Posts: 10
Loc: Roseville, CA
Is 10w40 the oil to use or should I run the 20w50?

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#3397648 - 06/14/14 07:24 PM Re: Amsoil motorcycle 10w40 in a Raptor 700 ATV? [Re: trod30]
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Registered: 02/04/13
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Loc: Louisiana
Whats your temps like? Any mods?

If running it hard, I always ran 15w50 yamaha gold bpttle or 10w60 motul.

Nevwr an issue.

Got a grizzly sitting in the shed with a little over 6k...has only seen yamaha dino, runs great.
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#3397654 - 06/14/14 07:37 PM Re: Amsoil motorcycle 10w40 in a Raptor 700 ATV? [Re: trod30]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 47050
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Originally Posted By: trod30
Is 10w40 the oil to use or should I run the 20w50?


What year?

10W-40 will work, if you want to kick it up a notch, go one quart 10W-40 one 20W-50. I THINK it takes 2 quarts, right?

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#3397693 - 06/14/14 08:22 PM Re: Amsoil motorcycle 10w40 in a Raptor 700 ATV? [Re: trod30]
trod30 Offline


Registered: 06/13/14
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Loc: Roseville, CA
Its a 2014. 1st oil change was at 2hr, replaced with Yamaha 10w40 dino and have 5hr on this oil. Want to switch to a synthetic after break in. yes it takes 2 quarts.

It sounds like you guys think I should run a 50 grade oil.

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#3397743 - 06/14/14 10:15 PM Re: Amsoil motorcycle 10w40 in a Raptor 700 ATV? [Re: trod30]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 47050
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Originally Posted By: trod30
Its a 2014. 1st oil change was at 2hr, replaced with Yamaha 10w40 dino and have 5hr on this oil. Want to switch to a synthetic after break in. yes it takes 2 quarts.

It sounds like you guys think I should run a 50 grade oil.


I wouldn't go straight 20W-50. Heck Amsoil recommends 0W-40. Start with 10W-40, if a UOA shows shearing or if it's super hot then just mix 50/50.

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#3397832 - 06/15/14 12:19 AM Re: Amsoil motorcycle 10w40 in a Raptor 700 ATV? [Re: Pablo]
trod30 Offline


Registered: 06/13/14
Posts: 10
Loc: Roseville, CA
I purchased the regular amsoil motorcycle oil, do I want to use the 4 stroke powersports oil?


Edited by trod30 (06/15/14 12:19 AM)

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#3397934 - 06/15/14 06:42 AM Re: Amsoil motorcycle 10w40 in a Raptor 700 ATV? [Re: trod30]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 47050
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Originally Posted By: trod30
I purchased the regular amsoil motorcycle oil, do I want to use the 4 stroke powersports oil?


The 10W-40 is fine. You don't need the 0W-40.

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