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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-25-2017, 02:22 PM Thread Starter
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Liquid Moly Oil and Engine Flush

Has anyone used this oil? Also, is the engine flush beneficial or necessary for a 2005 with 14,000 kilometres? I've heard great things about this product.
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Not sure about the liquid moly, but in regards to an engine flush I would say most of the time it is not needed. In cars where the motor goes neglected for 150 thousand miles there is a real chance that coking (carbon residue left onto engine parts after an incomplete burn, see photo below) would happen. In that case a flush is almost always needed. However, in a well maintained engine, car or motorcycle a flush is not needed. Reason is that oil has detergents in it to clean and protect so there should be no build up inside a well maintained motor. Also remember, a flush is an emulsifier. That means it breaks down oil to include its lubricating properties. So IF you do use it follow the directions and pay very close attention to your oil pressure.
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Do not use any molybdenum base oils in a wet clutch system unless you want to change the clutch.

The brand name may imply this but make sure your choice has none in it.

As for "engine flush" good old Seafoam works as good as any.

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Sigh...I was month into the OP's post...that nobody would respond to another very silly OIL THREAD. Can we just all agree to NEVER discuss oil, ever again? Can't we just take delight when some dumbass ruins his clutch when he adds a few cans of fukn STP or Molywhatever to his crankcase?

I mean, for godsakes, this is a narrow-focus RC51 group, loving a bike that's bean dead for a decade. Let the dopey Oil Threads proliferate on the SV-650 forum.

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