Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Seattle WA, USA
Very Well Stated David !!
I have never had any problems using other than factory recommended oils.
It is the oil weight that should be the same.
Infact I am using Rotella oil, made by Shell and sold by Walmart in most of my vehicles, that includs my Suzuki DL1000
47+ Yrs Daily Motorcycle Street riding for Therapy
2012 Victory Cross Country Tour
2007 Black Suzuki DL1000 V-Strom - Sold
2007 Red Moto Guzzi Norge 1200 - Sold
2005 LT Dark Graphite - (Sold)
2005 PearlBlue FJR1300 (Sold)
3 BMW's, 8 HD baggers, 3 Goldwings & 860K + miles later
*Ridin steady since 1973