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1500 miles on this oil. I'm now sensing trans feeling rough. Bike feels hotter than normal. Possible motul has zero link to these observations. I will change out to amsoil syn as soon as filter arrives. Other factors involved as dealer completed 45,000 mile service so a lot of stuff was done. I've used ams syn for years and only do one 200 mile loop; possible observations are accurate but I'll know more after ams is back in and get back to report any observation or lack of.
 

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What Motul oil did you use Scout?if it was 300v that amount of mileage you have done is about all its good for I believe!its a race oil and should be changed often!let us no mate hope your well
 

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The way you ride you should change early, change often. I am finding same on my bikes, shifting starts to go clunk. Still breaking mine in, shifting is not quite there yet.
 

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What Motul oil did you use Scout?if it was 300v that amount of mileage you have done is about all its good for I believe!its a race oil and should be changed often!let us no mate hope your well
idk exactly as dealer put it in when I had service just over a week ago. Might be the bike aging but didn't notice any aging on the '11 until it blew up at 50k. I'll know more when I get amsoil back in it. I suspect tech guy put in the good stuff as he said that he has not worked on any g4's coming in looking like mine. He mucked up my dash and had the race mode on it. Took me awhile to figure out how to get the speed mode back up. I'm kinda wondering if tech can get a rpm/speed graphic from memory. Dang computers stuff.

The way you ride you should change early, change often. I am finding same on my bikes, shifting starts to go clunk. Still breaking mine in, shifting is not quite there yet.
Yes, the clunk I never hear with ams, but did notice it yesterday BUT not today. Was just a bit hotter, in temp, yesterday. idk. I wouldn't worry about breaking in this bike. I just pound it...as long as in comfort zone. Never know who's reading this in the future.
 

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What Motul oil did you use Scout?if it was 300v that amount of mileage you have done is about all its good for I believe!its a race oil and should be changed often!let us no mate hope your well
Oil "discussions" seem to be a very polarizing topic as of late. I wouldn't normally get into an oil thread, but the Motul 300 oil does seem to break down pretty quickly and cause the trans to feel clunky and harder to shift. It has happened to me in two different bikes. It'll be fine for a race weekend, but I won't use it in a street bike again.
 

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Yes Cyclotron thats what is designed for a racer!Ive used it and many other full syn oils!Motul does say that their 300v is for high performance engines and most people do no it must be changed regularly!because Im now being looked after and using Liquimoly full syn I drained the near new 300v out and are using it for bar oil in my chainsaw!I must say the chain noise has reduced.......
 
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