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Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? #4755318
05/12/18 07:52 PM
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ZZman Offline OP
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Claims to be 100% ester based. Would seem to be top of the line.


2003 Mercury Grand Marquis. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram TG
2008 Sebring Hardtop convertible. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram Ultra
2006 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LT. Motul 7100 10w-40 and K&N
Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: ZZman] #4755351
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Claims and seems to be: NO THANKS



Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: 53' Stude] #4755370
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Originally Posted By: car51
Claims and seems to be: NO THANKS


Manufactures will usually not tell you what group oil is used.

Their 5100 4t is an ester blend.

Last edited by ZZman; 05/12/18 08:54 PM.

2003 Mercury Grand Marquis. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram TG
2008 Sebring Hardtop convertible. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram Ultra
2006 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LT. Motul 7100 10w-40 and K&N
Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: ZZman] #4755376
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I've used it before and it didn't impress me all that much considering how much it cost. Shift quality started going downhill after about 2K miles - some dino oils hold out longer than that.

Not interested in using it again. YMMV.

Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: ZZman] #4755452
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Run some Rotella 15w40 I refused to use rotella for a while. Now im starting to change my ways due to price and performance.


2008 Silverado Z71 LT 90k Maxlife FS 5w30
2010 Ford Escape 172k QSUD 5w20
2016 Yamaha XSR900 12k, Rotella 15w40 Yamaha Filter.
Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: ZZman] #4755780
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Too hard to find.

My choices for the Guzzi are limited while I stay warranty friendly by use of the recommended 10W60 grade.



'09 Subaru Forester ...................(QS HM 5W30)
'16 Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 .....(ENI i-Ride PG 10W60)
Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: ZZman] #4755872
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Motul 300V 4T, performs noticeably better, IME.

Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: 02SE] #4756191
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Originally Posted By: 02SE
Motul 300V 4T, performs noticeably better, IME.


Isn't that the racing oil? Would it be bad for motorcycles with cats?


2003 Mercury Grand Marquis. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram TG
2008 Sebring Hardtop convertible. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram Ultra
2006 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LT. Motul 7100 10w-40 and K&N
Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: ZZman] #4756334
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I am using the 10w30 flavour in my cbr for 14.000km now,I have also tried a used (for 6000kms) sample in my ninja for 1000+ kms. Very smooth engine and transmission operation in both of them. Never tried anything other than motul in both bikes except from the factory fill and an oci of honda motorcycle oil for a 5000 km oci on the honda though


Ford fiesta 1.6 mk6 Motul specific 913D/Motul Gear 300
Kawasaki ninja 250r Shell Advance Ultra 4T 10w40
Honda cbr600f Pc41 Motul 7100 10w30
Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: ZZman] #4756341
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Great White North.. eh
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17 Cadillac ATS 2.0T, Edge D1G2 5w30, XG10575
17 Dodge GC, VWB 5w30, Mopar MO-349
15 DL650, Rotella T6 5w40, KN-138
Small engines; RT5 10w30
Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: ZZman] #4756935
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$12.81/liter here in the states.
https://www.amazon.com/Motul-7100-Synthetic-Oil-4T/dp/B000VJR102
Still more than I'll ever pay for oil in any of my bikes.

ROD


'06 S2000
'00 SSEi sold at 252k miles
'08 Ford F53 V10
'13 Jeep Sahara 2 door
Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: ZZman] #4756957
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Originally Posted By: ZZman
Originally Posted By: 02SE
Motul 300V 4T, performs noticeably better, IME.


Isn't that the racing oil? Would it be bad for motorcycles with cats?


AFAIK, Motul makes no claims about it being safe for cat equipped bikes. My bikes that I have used it in don't have cats.

Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: 02SE] #4757017
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Originally Posted By: 02SE
Originally Posted By: ZZman
Originally Posted By: 02SE
Motul 300V 4T, performs noticeably better, IME.


Isn't that the racing oil? Would it be bad for motorcycles with cats?


AFAIK, Motul makes no claims about it being safe for cat equipped bikes. My bikes that I have used it in don't have cats.

And if you don't burn a lot of oil it makes no difference how much ZDDP the oil has. It only hurts the cat if you use a lot of oil and even then it just shorten's the life of the cat, it doesen't kill it over night. I've used high ZDDP oils in all my bikes(cat or no cat) and my S2000, both my Goldwing and S2000 have over 100k miles and the cats are working just fine because neither use much if any oil.

ROD


'06 S2000
'00 SSEi sold at 252k miles
'08 Ford F53 V10
'13 Jeep Sahara 2 door
Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: ZZman] #4757110
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I use it regularly and have it in my Speed Triple right now. One of the two oils I've found that shift well throughout an OCI.

Re: Anyone using Motul 7100 4t? [Re: rrounds] #4757339
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Originally Posted By: rrounds
Originally Posted By: 02SE
Originally Posted By: ZZman
Originally Posted By: 02SE
Motul 300V 4T, performs noticeably better, IME.


Isn't that the racing oil? Would it be bad for motorcycles with cats?


AFAIK, Motul makes no claims about it being safe for cat equipped bikes. My bikes that I have used it in don't have cats.

And if you don't burn a lot of oil it makes no difference how much ZDDP the oil has. It only hurts the cat if you use a lot of oil and even then it just shorten's the life of the cat, it doesen't kill it over night. I've used high ZDDP oils in all my bikes(cat or no cat) and my S2000, both my Goldwing and S2000 have over 100k miles and the cats are working just fine because neither use much if any oil.

ROD


That too.

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