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Old 11-09-2011, 09:42 PM   #1
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Question Suggestions on airhead friendly engine oils, please


I'm about to perform the first engine oil change on my R100GS this weekend and I've been searching for an appropriate oil for this lady.

I've read the Snow Bum's essay on ZDDP and Airhead engines, and while is very illustrative, it lacks on hard recommendations (except for Golden Spectro 4 20w50, which I can't get here. ) on specific oil products.

I've know this is a polemic subject and I don't want to start a long discussion, just want to hear a list of brands/products you guys used (with good results, that is...) and see which of those are available to me at the local stores.

Thanks for your help...

'94 BMW R100GS Bumble Bee
'08 Triumph Tiger 1050 (Sold it, solid performer)
'06 KTM 640 Adventure (Sold it and regret it since day one)
'03 BMW R1150GS Adventure (Death because of hopistalary infection R.I.P.)
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