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V9 final drive (bevel gear) oil specs

Discussion in 'V7/V85/V9 Chat & Tech' started by TweeZ4, Mar 24, 2019.

  1. TweeZ4

    TweeZ4 Tuned and Synch'ed GT Famiglia

    Jun 1, 2017
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    Moscow, Russia
    Manual requires Eni Rotra/Agip gear MG 85W-140 gl4/5 for final drive (bevel gear) of mine V9.
    But there is no availiable Eni/Agip oil of that spec for sale anywhere.

    What should I put into my final drive? Please share your experience.
  2. john zibell

    john zibell Moderator Staff Member GT Famiglia

    Oct 28, 2008
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    Huntsville, AL
    Any 85W140 of GL 4 or 5 will be fine. The bike doesn't care what brand you use. Guzzi calls for ENI/AGip to keep other Italians employed.
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  3. Kevin Ballowe

    Kevin Ballowe Tuned and Synch'ed

    Mar 11, 2018
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    St Louis, Missouri
    My 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III owner's manual called for "Castrol" branded lubricants.

    My Triumph Speedmaster wanted "Mobil 1" branded lubricants.

    Harley wants you to use Genuine Harley branded lubricants.

    Any good quality gear oil of the correct specification and viscosity will be satisfactory.
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  4. Mitch Clyman

    Mitch Clyman Tuned and Synch'ed

    Jul 23, 2018
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    I used Valvoline and all is good. Just use high quality 100 % synthetic. Like John said it's an Italian thing.
    For example I use Motul for my engine.


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