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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-17-2019, 01:11 PM Thread Starter
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Ticking in engine

Just bought a 2002 r1 have a ticking in engine after warm up would going to a tjicker oil help and if so what weigbt
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-17-2019, 02:37 PM
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I switched to 10w-50 from 10w-40 and it made the engine quieter. Depending on the ticketing though it maybe an actual issue.

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