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I pay attention to the ambient or outside temperature for the oil viscosity I choose. If it's cooler say -10 to 15*C then I stay with the 10w40. The next stage would be from around 15*C to 21*C when I switch to 15w40. When it stays consistently warm above that I stick with the 20w50.... It seems to work well, good protection and minimal engine noise.

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Do you mean regular Castrol GTX for car or Castrol V Twin Syn? I've been curious about the Castrol V Twin oil. I used Mobile1 V Twin now but it is a bit pricy.
GTX regular 10/40 or 20/50...like i said...has worked fine for me for the last 80k miles I've used it on my 2 suzuki's.

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Do you mean regular Castrol GTX for car or Castrol V Twin Syn? I've been curious about the Castrol V Twin oil. I used Mobile1 V Twin now but it is a bit pricy.
It's like $9 and change with tax here, compared to $5 no name wallyworld dinosaur oil yeah it's expensive but for a synthetic it's middle of the road at worst on the cheaper end of thing on average.
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