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I just rebuilt my 200 mxc and have been deciding which oil to run. What do you guys think about Motul 800 factory line?

Ratio is 40:1

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great oil for a bike being wrung-out constantly. Or pretty spoogy at lower rpms. At least in my case, with my jetting - @ 40:1

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I believe there are a couple different 800's available. I accidently bought a bottle of the road racing 800 with a higher flash point, when I ran out of my 710. Spooged like crazy. I run the 710 without issue, 50:1. IDK about the offroad version, but the road racing version was a honey color and it was hard to tell what was mixed and what wasn't.

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Yep...there are two (2) different Motul 800 premix oils...road racing and offroad. Both are excellent and neither of them burn as cleanly as the Motul 710.

I use Motul 710 because of the cleaner burn.

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Yep...there are two (2) different Motul 800 premix oils...road racing and offroad. Both are excellent and neither of them burn as cleanly as the Motul 710.

I use Motul 710 because of the cleaner burn.

That's good to know. I'm using 800 and get a little spooge. I just thought I was running rich. Think I'll try 710.

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I use the 800, tried a bottle of 710, spooged the same.

Now I've cleaned up (leaned out) my jetting, so I may try 710 again.

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?So I should be good if I stay at 45-50:1 ish:thumbsup: Or should I stay with Motul 800? Thanks, Jay:ride:

Hi cubera.

I think mixing at 45:1 is fine...especially given the type of WFO riding you're able to do.

Motul 800 Offroad is excellent premix oil. The 710 is designed to create less smoke according to Motul's information. I have found this to be true.

Seriously...I don't see a problem staying with 800. I don't think 710 provides less lubrication potential...it's just doesn't smoke as much.

Around here the 710 blend is readily available with the 800 Offroad being less readily available. I rarely get an opportunity to ride in an area that allows an opportunity to spend more than a second or two at WFO so, for me, 710 at 55:1 has worked out quite well in my 300.

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I just don't like the the idea of more of my oil burning. I know the arguments, but common sense seems to dictate that it either lubricates or burns, at least when the going gets tough like during an overheat, etc.

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i know there is ton of info on these, but is there a reason not to run 60:1 as ktm suggest?

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Where are you finding 710 Jay? I ususally shop Forsyth Motosports and they normally stock 800, 710 is a special order.:thumbsup:

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Where are you finding 710 Jay? I ususally shop Forsyth Motosports and they normally stock 800, 710 is a special order.:thumbsup:

I have asked my local shop into stocking it for me, which they do. See if you can do the same. I buy the 4 liter bottle so I don't have to buy it all the time.

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i ran 800 for a year or so, and it did spooge quite a bit when trail riding. i tried the 710 last year and thought it worked well, quite a bit less if any. so now i use the 710 for slower speed trail stuff and 800 for racing / dunes. 45:1

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ok i read a bit on oil ratios and i can see why people run different premix!!!

sorry for the diviation!!!:thumbsup:

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I decided to go with Motul 800 off road. Since it has greater lubrication than other oils, would it be a good idea to use a different premix ratio with it?

Ive been running 40:1 with super M, so with the 800 should i move up to 45-50:1?

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