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Quicksilver sythetic 20-50 for M/C's #4519503
09/18/17 02:06 PM
09/18/17 02:06 PM
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ThudFixxer Offline OP
ThudFixxer  Offline OP
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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.

Re: Quicksilver sythetic 20-50 for M/C's [Re: ThudFixxer] #4519549
09/18/17 03:09 PM
09/18/17 03:09 PM
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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.

Last edited by Panzerman; 09/18/17 03:09 PM.


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Re: Quicksilver sythetic 20-50 for M/C's [Re: ThudFixxer] #4519570
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Looks to be a popular choice on the HD forums.


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