tyres and oil where

Discussion in 'General Discussion / News / Information' started by monsterman, Nov 17, 2006.

  1. monsterman

    monsterman Ol'Timer

    where can I get good motorcycle specific oil motul, mobil,putoline,bp etc,

    other than Metzler, Bridgestone , Michelin tyres what else is available

    such as continental,Avon,

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  3. mikerust

    mikerust Ol'Timer

    I did some surfing on the oil subject some time ago.

    Current wisdom is that synthetic diesel engine oil is the best bet for bikes. Shell Rotella (RIMULA in Thailand) would be a good choice as it readily available.

    See Bumf below:



    Above from Shell website

    Dunlop tires are available in BKK. I have the guys name but my server is currently down so cannot retrieve the tel. number. His name is Piroit. I'm sure he is one of the tire dealers in Chinatown.
  4. axax

    axax Member

    Motul and Valvoline at G3 bikeshop Chiangmai 089-2621334 or 09-2621334
  5. wimpy

    wimpy Ol'Timer

    I use synthetic Shell Helix Diesel Ultra. About 1800 baht for 5 liters. As synthetic Rimula is unobtainable in Chiang Mai.
  6. wimpy

    wimpy Ol'Timer

    Performance Specifications
    Shell Helix Ultra exceeds the requirements of all major car manufacturers and the following industry
    ECI SAE 5W-40
    ACEA A3-98, B3-98 & B4-98
    Rover Registered
    VW 500.00, 502.00, 505.00 (SAE 5W-40)
    Japanese Engines Qualified
    Porsche Approved
    BMW Special Oils listing and Long life Oils listing (5W-40)
    Peugeot-Citroen Meets requirements of PSA E-98 extended drain (level 2 for application)
    Mercedes Benz Sheet 229.3
    Ferrari Factory Fill and Sole Service Fill Recommendation
  7. monsterman

    monsterman Ol'Timer

    these oils are OK for Harleys we use pennzoil gold diesel here in Pattaya as HD say its ok but for Ducati, no way, currently I am using Mobil 1 but ! really want something motorcycle specific

  8. wimpy

    wimpy Ol'Timer

    You should read the articles Mike linked above. I run this oil in my Suzuki 1000cc v-twin.

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