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    Mixing synthethic oil with conventional oil??

    It's spring season again and I'm prepping my bike. I have 1 bottle of Amsoil synthetic left over from last season and I'm kindna want to save some money and put in conventional b/c I don't put on that much kms anyway.

    So, is it "okay" to mix synthetic with conventional engine oil for 4 strokes, and with wet clutch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bb4srv View Post
    It's spring season again and I'm prepping my bike. I have 1 bottle of Amsoil synthetic left over from last season and I'm kindna want to save some money and put in conventional b/c I don't put on that much kms anyway.

    So, is it "okay" to mix synthetic with conventional engine oil for 4 strokes, and with wet clutch?

    Thanksss.
    It won't hurt anything to top up or mix synthetic with conventional, as long as they are both motorcycle specific oil.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bottomfeeder View Post
    It won't hurt anything to top up or mix synthetic with conventional, as long as they are both motorcycle specific oil.


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    just don't mix it with led lights or blinker fluid.
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    If you're the type that will be anxious about this until you change your oil again, you might want to stick with one kind, even though there won't be a problem.

    I was on a ride around the Duffy loop when I guy turned around in Whistler because he was slightly low on oil and wouldn't use anything but what he had at home. I'd probably have added road tar and fine sand and just kept going. To each his/her own.
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    It'll be fine. If you're running conventional switch it out more often than you would synthetic, and in either case change it 2x a year minimum even if you're not riding a lot.

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    Cool.....thanks guys. Just making sure it won't change the composite nature of the oil.

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    I wouldn't waste my synthetic amsoil if you mix it with dino oil.
    Keep or sell the amsoil.
    I just think it's a waste of money.
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