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#4508210 - 09/05/17 04:00 PM I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella
SuzukiGoat Offline


Registered: 02/04/13
Posts: 534
Loc: Louisiana
The transmission this is going in turns rotella to water within 800 miles or so and shifting gets clunky.

The yamalube 15w50 synthetic lasts until 1500 miles or so, but it's expensive. Looking for something under 10 bucks a quart. in the 10w40 to 20w50 range.
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#4508213 - 09/05/17 04:06 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
Alex_V Offline


Registered: 04/10/16
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Loc: Campbellsville, KY
Uhhhh... you get what you pay for? I'm not sure what will hold up better than Amsoil. Though my CL175 would burn it to a crisp in <500 miles if ridden hard enough.
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#4508221 - 09/05/17 04:16 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
bioburner Offline


Registered: 09/19/16
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Loc: Minnesota
Shaffers may have what your looking for. I use a 20w50 Check out their site. May find a local dealer too
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#4508222 - 09/05/17 04:18 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
ArcticDriver Offline


Registered: 01/27/17
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Loc: USA
I have same experience with Rotella.

Have you considered M1 15w50 ?

Available at WalMart and receives consistent positive reviews here on BITOG and it looks like you are already a M1 fan.

It lasts about 50% longer than Rotella in my "thumper" applications.
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#4508241 - 09/05/17 04:45 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
LoneRanger Offline


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Spectro Platinum 4 15W50 ... a true blue PAO/Ester blend, JASO MA2 compliant. If that can't get it done, then good luck.
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#4508243 - 09/05/17 04:46 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
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Registered: 07/26/03
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If you are getting that much shear, perhaps you could try a mono grade. I'm using an SAE 30 in one of my bikes, I'm not likely to use it under 5C, and it's working very well.
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#4508254 - 09/05/17 04:56 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
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#4508259 - 09/05/17 05:05 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
Bandito440 Offline


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Amsoil SAE 60 is shear-proof.
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#4508264 - 09/05/17 05:10 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: ArcticDriver]
WANG Offline


Registered: 01/08/08
Posts: 545
Loc: North Carolina
Originally Posted By: ArcticDriver
I have same experience with Rotella.

Have you considered M1 15w50 ?

Available at WalMart and receives consistent positive reviews here on BITOG and it looks like you are already a M1 fan.

It lasts about 50% longer than Rotella in my "thumper" applications.


I like the M1 15w50, too. approved
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#4508270 - 09/05/17 05:18 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
Mc357 Offline


Registered: 06/29/17
Posts: 30
Loc: CT USA
Quick silver 20w50 synthetic at Wal-Mart 24$ a gallon.
Worked great in my fz09.
I agree with rotella and shift quality.

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#4508280 - 09/05/17 05:33 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: Mc357]
khittner Offline


Registered: 07/13/12
Posts: 313
Loc: Michigan
Mobil 1 V-Twin 20w-50, or Amsoil's motorcycle 20w-50 bought with the 6mo. member discount.

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#4508297 - 09/05/17 05:57 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
slug_bug Offline


Registered: 01/08/13
Posts: 235
Loc: Michigan
Which Rotella got clunky after 800 miles? I've seen a few posts here indicating T6 5w40 shears very quickly, however, Rotella T 15w-40 holds up much better. My yamaha was shifting fine with 2,300 miles on RotellaT.
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#4508298 - 09/05/17 05:58 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
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#4508333 - 09/05/17 06:44 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: Silk]
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
Posts: 16825
Loc: Deplorable in apple valley, ca
Originally Posted By: Silk
If you are getting that much shear, perhaps you could try a mono grade. I'm using an SAE 30 in one of my bikes, I'm not likely to use it under 5C, and it's working very well.
I was going to say sae40...But we are on the same track.
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#4508371 - 09/05/17 07:28 PM Re: I need an oil for a wet clutch, not rotella [Re: SuzukiGoat]
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Registered: 07/26/03
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Loc: New Zealand
Yes, depending on temps. Looking at my Airhead oil spec chart, they have 30 from zero to 30 C, and 40 from 20 C to 50 C. The 30 fits my temp zone. Not that I'm using SAE30 in the Airhead, it's in a shared sump bike.
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