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  1. BusyLittleShop

    Pulsar NS 125

    Its harmless to say the "W" stands for "Winter" or "Weight" because everyone agrees that the "W" stands for the oil's properties at freezing temps... just like its harmless to call Flight Recorders Black Boxes when we all agree they're International Orange...
  2. BusyLittleShop

    Pulsar NS 125

    Negative... its does not stand for "winter" nor "weight" as popularly repeated...
  3. BusyLittleShop

    Pulsar NS 125

    Flow is more important... a 5/10w50 flows quicker than a 15/20w50 during initial start up temperature... however once the engine reaches operating temperature both flow the same grade 50 + or - a few centistrokes of gravity flow... The sole purpose API ranks the first number (Example 10) and...
  4. BusyLittleShop

    Mobil 1 4T vs Castrol 4T?

    Both API SN and SL are current however API rating SL is for 2004 and older automotive engines where as SN was introduced in 2010 and designed to improve high temp deposits protection for pistons, more stringent sludge control in automotive engines... None of the API ratings ever mention...
  5. BusyLittleShop

    Pulsar NS 125

    You're welcome Johnny... either grade will meet and exceed your mileage expectations... odds are you'll move up to a bigger bike way before you have to worry about the engine... might has well enjoy the extra power...
  6. BusyLittleShop

    Pulsar NS 125

    Greetings Johnny We say oils are graded on thickness but oils are actually graded on flow... a 40 flows faster with less energy than a 50 which means a 40 will increase horsepower and decrease operating temps with no loss in longevity...
  7. BusyLittleShop

    Sportster/Evo Era Motors & "plain" 20w50 oils

    True... whether you chose a 30 40 50 grade oil they will all meet and exceed your mileage expectations... Quote BITOG DrDave My old Harley really liked 10w-30 Amsoil. These was a significant reduction in wear metals going from 15-40 to 10-30. There were no consumption issues. It certainly...
  8. BusyLittleShop

    Motorcycle oil filters

    I continue to employ a K&N 303 filter on Mr.RC45 and I have used OEM and High Flow with equal satisfaction...
  9. BusyLittleShop

    The Origins Of The Hayabusa

    I found these cool looking Hayabusa shirts for you... https://www.ebay.com/itm/Mens-T-shirt-Fullprint-Polyester-New-Suzuki-Hayabusa/272760618319?hash=item3f81ccbd4f:g:ntwAAOSw5lxe7l3X
  10. BusyLittleShop

    Hype behind Shell Rotella T6?

    The more you research oil the more you realize any of it will meet or exceed your mile expectations... there is not one oil in the 300,000 mileage club... there are 30 40 50 grade oils... there are synthetic and mineral oils... there are Diesel Auto oils and Motorcycle oils... The holy trinity...
  11. BusyLittleShop

    This Is the F-36 Kingsnake. It Could Be the Air Force's Next Fighter Jet

    That is not a P63... its a L39 Larry Bell's swept wing Demonstrator for the Navy...
  12. BusyLittleShop

    A-10 Warthog-AKA-Thunderbolt II-Tank Buster

    Burt Rutan has your cheaper and better Tank Buster named ARES or Agile Responsive Effective Supports... ARES Agile Responsive Effective Supports
  13. BusyLittleShop

    What oil for racing Yamaha "2008" R6

    Whether you start with new oil or run one day oil both will meet and exceed your mileage expectations...
  14. BusyLittleShop

    MIG 21 spotted at small airport.

    America is still the place where you can own and operate your own military jet... so if you are looking for the perfect barometer to which to gauge any mounting assault by government to ban transportation look no further than privately owned military jets...
  15. BusyLittleShop

    How Germany Almost Reached America

    We are lucky the WW2 German engineers never stopped dreaming and experimenting because we use it today... Axial Flow Compressor Stealth Jet powered Interceptors ICBM Cruise Missiles Smart Bomb Fritz X radio-guided bomb Wire guided missile Rocket powered Swept wings...
  16. BusyLittleShop

    Discussion on canning the F-35 for the US Air Force

    It is something that Burt Rutan fixed in his Ares a turbofan "Mudfighter" for U.S. Army Close Air Support which proved to be a far better and lower cost design... In 1981, the U.S. Army requested a design study for a Low Cost Battlefield Attack Aircraft (LCBAA). Scaled Composites created the...
  17. BusyLittleShop

    Discussion on canning the F-35 for the US Air Force

    Never liked how the A-10s gun smoke would threaten to flame out the engines...
  18. BusyLittleShop

    Discussion on canning the F-35 for the US Air Force

    I vote our tax dollars go for the F35... in my learned opinion its the right stuff and a trick design...
  19. BusyLittleShop

    Engine Oil Flush - Wet Clutch

    True on both counts... however I wanted to highlight that mileage not chemicals are the observed truth of clutch slip... RDMgr you are distinctly qualified to speak for the industry... Do you know of any chemical or additive that will defeat a new wet clutch???
  20. BusyLittleShop

    Engine Oil Flush - Wet Clutch

    True... de-glazing clutch plates use to be part of every savvy rider's maintenance plan and for some reason that all change during the 90s... why fix what you can buy new is the what you hear now a days... but if we invest in some good old sweat equity we can fix our clutch bite good as...
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