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Old 11-23-2012, 03:27 PM   #4346
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Originally Posted by redog1 View Post
. The only thing I've found with using automotive oil is the clutch tends to grab when started in gear cold
Seems to be a KLR issue regardless what oil is used.

Generally only 'thinner' oil like 5W-30, 10W-30 (stuff we're not using anyways) will have the dreaded friction modifiers. 'Thicker' oils that we use (xW-40, xW-50) never will. Thus they will never say 'energy conserving' in the API donut symbol.
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