Oil type to be used in VSTROM 650. Tags oil change. … Joined 5 mo ago · 2 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · 5 mo ago. Hi everyone, I bought a V-Strom 650 and it is a used one (2020 ), almost brand new.
The previous owner used a 5W-30 oil (Castrol GTX 5W30 Conventional Motor Oil). Can I continue to use the same oil or do I need to use a 10W-40 Oil? I …
FAQ v Strom 650 synthetic oil type
What kind of oil does a Yamaha V-Star 650 take?
For weather temperatures between 10 and 100 degrees Fahrenheit, SAE 10W30 motor oil is recommended for Yamaha V-Star 650 motorcycles. For temperatures between 40 and 120 degrees Fahrenheit, the owner’s manual recommends SAE 20W40 motor oil.
How much oil do you put in a Strom?
Check the sight window as you fill, and listen to the number cast in the side of the engine case–2300 ml is the Strom’s estimated oil capacity. When the sight glass is completely full, put the cap back in and start up the bike, running it for a minute or so.
Is the Suzuki V-Strom 650 a good bike?
The Suzuki V-Strom 650 is a relatively ordinary commuter bike with an adventurous side—I’ll never forget the pair of V-Stroms with dual-sport tires that blew by me doing about 80 on Alaska’s Dalton Highway, while I struggled through the mud with my knobbies and my overgrown dirtbike.
What kind of Oil can I mix with synthetic oil?
Synthetic oil is fully compatible with any other engine oil. Provided the oil is for a 4- stroke engine, one can safely mix any type of oil irrelevant of what its base is or what it contains, be it mineral, semi-synthetic, hydrocracked synthetic, PAO, ester, etc. The exception here would be Castor-oil-based racing oils.