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Is it mineral oil that's in the bike? I'm still in the midst of break-in, but thinking of changing the oil.
 

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Normally the dealers receive crated bikes dry (no fluids), and they then proceed to fill it with oil and other fluids. I'm only assuming here, but I would think their contracts with the bike manufacturers stipulate that the manufacturer's branded oil be used, and again I'm only assuming, but I would think that many dealers will use whatever oil is the least expensive for them and therefore best for profit margins.
 

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Is it mineral oil that's in the bike? I'm still in the midst of break-in, but thinking of changing the oil.
NO, not in the engine. Mineral oil can be a substitute for brake fluid, but it requires different seals than conventional brake fluids.
 

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Of course, this ^^ is correct, and I had I assumed the OP meant conventional or dino oil, as opposed to synthetic, when he wrote "mineral oil". I've known a few other people say the same thing.
 

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Bel-Ray is using "mineral" to mean "conventional" oil, i.e. not synthetic.

Using this terminology is confusing because "mineral oil" normally refers to the food-grade, odorless, colorless kind, which is commonly used as a laxative, as a make up remover, and as a cutting board conditioner.
 

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Initial break-in oil is likely a non-synthetic - just call your dealer and see what he's using. My dealer said as far as he knew, they just use regular Yamalube break-in oil.
 
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