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06/04/2019
If you're having trouble deciding what type of oil to use in your motorcycle, this post can help. Get to the truth behind these common motorcycle oil myths before your next oil change.

Should You Believe These Common Motorcycle Oil Myths?

Taking good care of your motorcycle is probably one of your top priorities since it was likely a big investment. Because of this, it's important that you know what's actually true and what's a myth when it comes to motorcycle oil. To help you get to the truth behind some common motorcycle oil myths, continue reading.

Myth: It's Fine Not to Change Your Oil Before Winter Storage

Since your motorcycle will spend the winter months in storage and not in use, it may sound like it makes sense to wait until after winter to change your motorcycle's oil. However, you're better off changing your oil before storing your bike for the winter months. Since the old oil in your bike no longer has all of its properties, it won't be able to keep your engine protected properly. Even when it's not in use, moisture and the cold temperatures can still cause some negative effects. To keep your engine fully protected and so that you don't get surprised by thick, slow-moving oil come spring, change your oil before winter storage.

Myth: You Can Use Car Oil in Your Motorcycle

The oil you use in your car's engine and the one you use in your motorcycle's engine should not be the same one. Since both of these engines are built differently and have different needs, it makes sense that you would use different oils for each one. Your motorcycle's engine will need an oil that can protect its gearbox and help cool its clutch, things an automotive oil may not be able to take on like a motorcycle oil. Although using automotive oil won't ruin your engine right away, it can have some negative consequences in the long run.

Myth: All Motorcycle Oils Are the Same

It can be easy to assume that all of the different motorcycle oils on the market are the same. After all, they mostly promise the same things. If you dig a little deeper, you'll see that there is actually a difference in all of these oils. One main difference is the type of oil, whether it's conventional or synthetic. Most motorcycle owners are used to conventional oil, but this doesn't mean you should ignore synthetic oil. In fact, synthetic oil can protect your engine better and for longer, making it a better choice for your motorcycle. Synthetic oil tends to have longer oil change intervals, so you don't have to worry about changing your oil as often. Because of these and all the other benefits a synthetic oil change in Fayetteville offers, it only makes sense to give it a try. Use a quality oil like AMSOIL's 20W-50 Synthetic V-Twin Motorcycle Oil to ensure your engine stays better protected for longer. To find even more products like this, contact  Huff Oil Group at (978) 259-5463Be sure to check out their online shop for even more great AMSOIL Oil products.

Myth: Oil Change Intervals Are Universal

If you've stuck to the rule that says you should get your oil changed every 3,000 miles, you may not like this. Oil change intervals are not universal. Since the type of engine a motorcycle has can differ in a number of ways and the oil you put in it can have different properties, it makes sense that oil change intervals will also differ. These conditions along with others, including what type of use your motorcycle gets, can change how often your bike will need its oil changed. To get the best advice on how often to change yours, consult your manufacturer's recommendations.

Myth: Synthetic Motorcycle Oil Is Too Expensive

While it's true that synthetic oil can be a bit more pricey than conventional oil when you consider its shelf price, this isn't all you should consider. Since synthetic oil won't need to be changed as often as conventional oil, you can save money on oil changes by making this change. Synthetic oil is also known to keep your engine cleaner and stronger, leading to fewer visits with your mechanic. On top of that, add the increased fuel economy you'll be enjoying. All of this can add up to real savings that actually make synthetic oil a better option for your wallet.

Maintain Your Motorcycle in Great Shape With a Synthetic Oil Change in Fayetteville

Keep your motorcycle's engine well protected with the help of a synthetic oil change in Fayetteville. Get the personalized service you need to find the perfect oil for your vehicle by contacting Huff Oil Group. Give their friendly experts a call at (978) 259-5463.
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