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#4519503 - 09/18/17 03:06 PM Quicksilver sythetic 20-50 for M/C's
ThudFixxer Offline


Registered: 09/17/17
Posts: 1
Loc: So. Cal.
I know Mercury Marine has been selling their Quicksilver brand of oils for years and dealing with the smaller displacement marine 2 and 4 strokes
has probably given them some good insight into what additive packages to use to make their oils work right.
Does anyone have any experience with using their 20-50 synthetic in the Harley V-twin engines like the 883 and 1200 Sportsters?

Engine oil in the Sportsters is separate from tranny and clutch oil.

The oil is rated at JASO MA/MA2.

I have used the synthetics and semi-synthetic for years in my personal 4 wheel vehicles, including a turbocharged 1835 T1 VW running a dry sump in the dunes, but haven't tried it yet in the 2 wheelers.

Any thoughts or comments would be appreciated.

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#4519549 - 09/18/17 04:09 PM Re: Quicksilver sythetic 20-50 for M/C's [Re: ThudFixxer]
Panzerman Offline


Registered: 12/16/06
Posts: 4203
Loc: Port Orange, Florida
I used it in my Triumph. It's a water cooled parallel twin so not much similarty but it performed well. Shifted nice and is still nice dark gold after a year and half. I don't put alot of miles on.
I d use it again but I got a good buy on Royal Purple.
Good oil in my opinion.


Edited by Panzerman (09/18/17 04:09 PM)
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#4519570 - 09/18/17 04:38 PM Re: Quicksilver sythetic 20-50 for M/C's [Re: ThudFixxer]
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Registered: 01/27/17
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Loc: USA
Looks to be a popular choice on the HD forums.
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