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last time i changed my oil i put shell rotella 15w-40. this time i accidently got 5w-40. will the thicker oil have any detrimental affects on my engine?
 

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your bike is now totaled. i'll take it off your hands, though, for $2000.
 

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haha, i only paid $3000 for it and have put nearly 10,000 miles on it. still want to buy it? just kidding i wouldn't sell it if someone offered me more for it. i'm taking it i don't have anything to worry about.
 

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i didn't think it would hurt, just thought i would double check. i'm too broke to change the oil again lol. thanks guys
 

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yea no biggie. if you ride it and feel like it makes a bad difference, then just change it again like xtremewlr said
 

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5w-40 is thinner than 15w-40. As long as you didn't put automobile oil in it you're fine. I've heard of running Rotella, anybody else have experience with it...especially as far as the clutch is concerned.
 

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I'm running the Shell Rotella T 5w40 (blue container) and my bike is running fine. Never miss a shift, oil level is fine too.
 
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