Specifications for 20W50 Semi-synthetic Oil for Motorcycles?

Answer While motorcycles engines and car engines are very similar, motorcycles have unique needs. They tend to rev higher and have higher compression ratios, requiring multi-grade viscosity and higher dur... Read More »

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What Is Semi-Synthetic Motor Oil?

Semi-synthetic is a type of motor oil that is a blend of other types of oil. Semi-synthetic motor oil was formulated to provide some of the benefits that pure synthetic oil offers.

Synthetic Oils That Meet 502 Specifications?

The VW 502 oil specification is a standard for a high performance motor oil for VW gasoline engines. This specification has also been adopted by other European auto manufacturers, such as Skoda an... Read More »

The Synthetic Dexron VI Specifications for a BMW Shell M 1375.4?

Dexron VI was designed for use in the GM 6L80 transmission and replaced Dexron II and Dexron III transmission fluid. It is made with a blend of synthetics. However, it does not replace BMW Shell M1... Read More »

Why Use 20W50 Motor Oil?

The numbers 20W50 refer to the viscosity of the motor oil, set by the Society of American Engineers. This refers to its fluidity or thickness. The "20W" indicates how quickly the engine will start ... Read More »