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Is Mobil 1™ Suitable for a BMW Motorcycle?
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Is Mobil 1 Suitable for a BMW Motorcycle?
There is always lively debate on BMW motorcycle message boards regarding which brand and weight of motor oil should be used. Can you recommend Mobil 1 motor oil for a 2003 BMW K1200GT? BMW recommends an HD oil with API classification SF, SG, or SH. Bike has separate gearbox (SAE 90 GL5), and is ridden generally above 45°F with oil changes every 6000 miles? Thanks!
-- Patrick Maguire, Westminster, CO
We offer Mobil 1™ V-Twin 20W-50 motorcycle oil which meets the performance requirements of API SG and SH. Mobil 1 V-Twin 20W-50 is an advanced performance, full synthetic four-stroke motorcycle oil designed to provide unsurpassed outstanding levels of performance demanded by today’s high performance motorcycles. We do recommend checking your owner’s manual for the appropriate viscosity.
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