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What does T4, T6, etc. mean for motor oil? #5094896 05/03/19 01:54 PM
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What does T4, T6, etc. mean for motor oil?


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Re: What does T4, T6, etc. mean for motor oil? [Re: Oily_Thing] #5094899 05/03/19 01:56 PM
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Are you talking about Shell Rotella T4 and Rotella T6?


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Re: What does T4, T6, etc. mean for motor oil? [Re: Mantooth] #5094903 05/03/19 01:57 PM
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Yes. Also Mobil 1 motorcycle oil T4


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Re: What does T4, T6, etc. mean for motor oil? [Re: Oily_Thing] #5094917 05/03/19 02:09 PM
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4T = Distinction used for powersports oil to denote 4-cycle engine.

In contrast to: https://www.castrol.com/en_gb/unite...oil/product-range/castrol-power1-2t.html

Re: What does T4, T6, etc. mean for motor oil? [Re: Oily_Thing] #5094922 05/03/19 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Oily_Thing
Yes. Also Mobil 1 motorcycle oil T4

I think you mean 4T.

4T = 4 cycle.


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Re: What does T4, T6, etc. mean for motor oil? [Re: Oily_Thing] #5094925 05/03/19 02:20 PM
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Soooooo T6 means 6 cycle engine lol jk.

Re: What does T4, T6, etc. mean for motor oil? [Re: Oily_Thing] #5094941 05/03/19 02:39 PM
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Rotella T4 Dino....Rotella T5 semi synthetic....Rotella T6 synthetic.

Re: What does T4, T6, etc. mean for motor oil? [Re: ridgerunner] #5094948 05/03/19 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by ridgerunner
Soooooo T6 means 6 cycle engine lol jk.
Or half a 12 cyl. engine.

Re: What does T4, T6, etc. mean for motor oil? [Re: ridgerunner] #5095067 05/03/19 05:16 PM
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Originally Posted by ridgerunner
Soooooo T6 means 6 cycle engine lol jk.

Ha approved


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