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ucandoit
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:13 pm    Post subject: Genuine Motor Oil is here Reply with quote

I got an email today from Genuine Motors informing me that they have now put out their own brand of Genuine motor oils for Genuine scooters and motorcycles. The oil products are made in the USA and are available at Genuine dealers. They have 15W-40 Full Synthetic, 85W140 Gear Oil, a Synthetic 2 Stroke, and
10W40MA-2 for wet clutch motorcycle G400c. I don't know the prices but I think this may ease the worry of a lot of new owners about which oils to use.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good idea on Genuine's part.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

How do you get on Genuine's mailing list? I'm feeling left out.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tenders. Am not positive how I got on the list, but am thinking it's because I once emailed them questions about CVT size.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Makes me wonder whose oil they are re-badging.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gives me a good excuse to stop by my local Genuine dealer.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What with all the counterfeit stuff coming from China, how do you know if your Genuine oil is genuine? Because it says so on the bottle?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anything is possible. The Chinese could be selling counterfeit Starbucks coffee. It wouldn't be very profitable, since they dont produce oil or coffee.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

wheelbender6 wrote:
Anything is possible. The Chinese could be selling counterfeit Starbucks coffee. It wouldn't be very profitable, since they dont produce oil or coffee.

Actually, China does produce coffee. It is grown in Hunan Province in the South of the Country.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I will have to try some of that Hunan coffee. China town is only 5 miles or so from where I live during the work week.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I trust Genuine.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just got the notification email today. Does anyone know what Genuine's prices will be?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.scooterworks.com/Genuine-Motor-Oil-C1043.aspx

All you need to know is right here. Prices, etc etc etc.

For Alzero,
I may be old and blind, but I spy with my little eye a made in usa stamp right on the front of the bottle.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It isn’t directly comparable due to shipping terms, but $10 a quart is half of what I paid a few weeks ago for Motul FD 2T oil on Amazon Prime.

EDIT: I don’t understand the Scooterworks tagline, “there’s oil in every bottle!” Is that some hipster cultural reference? It just sounds dumb to me...as if an intern were faced with a box saying “add text here.”
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you are simply looking for a good price on quality oil with the right specs, I'd suggest full synthetic Shell Rotella T6 by the gallon.

https://www.amazon.com/Shell-Rotella-Synthetic-1-Gallon-Single-Pack/dp/B01LH7L0KS
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

tenders wrote:
It isn’t directly comparable due to shipping terms, but $10 a quart is half of what I paid a few weeks ago for Motul FD 2T oil on Amazon Prime.

EDIT: I don’t understand the Scooterworks tagline, “there’s oil in every bottle!” Is that some hipster cultural reference? It just sounds dumb to me...as if an intern were faced with a box saying “add text here.”


It's probably a preemptive legal maneuver to avoid lawsuits by niche collectors of empty oil bottles. Wink

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dooglas wrote:
If you are simply looking for a good price on quality oil with the right specs, I'd suggest full synthetic Shell Rotella T6 by the gallon.

https://www.amazon.com/Shell-Rotella-Synthetic-1-Gallon-Single-Pack/dp/B01LH7L0KS


Yes! Also available in 15W-40 full synthetic, at Walmart.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stanza wrote:
https://www.scooterworks.com/Genuine-Motor-Oil-C1043.aspx

All you need to know is right here. Prices, etc etc etc.

For Alzero,
I may be old and blind, but I spy with my little eye a made in usa stamp right on the front of the bottle.


Thanks. Page bookmarked!
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