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I have a suzuki vl 800 i take very good care of it the guy that owned the bike used mobil not shure if it was synthetic, im running suzuki v twin simi synthetic,but im not shure if thats the oil i want to stay with, hope you can help me out it call for 10w40 wt

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Lose the synthetic as fast as you can. Synthetics can swell the cork on the pressure plates. This causes the clutch to grab and/or drag. 10w40 motor oil should be in the gear box.

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