Preferred fork oil for Sbarazzino

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Preferred fork oil for Sbarazzino

Post by Riceman » 05 Apr 2019, 02:17

Hello,

Can anyone advise me if there is a particular grade of fork oil for the Sbarazzino or will any fork oil suffice?

Any recommendations would be appreciated :)

Thanks,

Andy

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Re: Preferred fork oil for Sbarazzino

Post by 350-v-twin » 07 Apr 2019, 10:04

Good & bad news:

Good news: I found the answer,
Bad news: the manual mentions "Mobilfluid 200" della Mobil Oil Italiana.

Don't think Mobilfluid 200 still exists. It was a transmission oil. For the later 350/500 models a similar "impossible" fork oil was stated in the manual.
Perhaps a cross-reference chart with similar oils of different brands can be of some help here.

Best is to experiment: start with 5W. If the result is no good, try 10W or 15W.

I have sent the Sbarazzino owners manual (in Italian) to your e-mail address.

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Re: Preferred fork oil for Sbarazzino

Post by Riceman » 10 Apr 2019, 10:45

350V,

Just seen this today, thanks for pointing me in the right direction, I will do some digging and see where I end up. I was hoping that someone on the forum with an older Morini might have suggested an alternative that they use on their motorcycles :wink: :lol:

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Re: Preferred fork oil for Sbarazzino

Post by Tintin » 11 Apr 2019, 09:48

Mobilfluid 200 is ATF (Automatic Transmission Fluid), similar stuff was advised for the 3 1/2 's
the modern equivalent would be this I suppose: http://www.ulei-mobil.ro/pdf/MobilAutoD ... %20pds.pdf
among 3 1/2 riders any fork oil 7.5 is advised as a good substitute
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Re: Preferred fork oil for Sbarazzino

Post by Tom » 11 Apr 2019, 10:30

And now the trick question: how many cc's of ATF?

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Re: Preferred fork oil for Sbarazzino

Post by Tintin » 12 Apr 2019, 21:45

I suppose it is stated in the manual...
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Re: Preferred fork oil for Sbarazzino

Post by Riceman » 13 Apr 2019, 14:42

I found a guy on FB who uses 10W on his sbarazzino so I will try that and see how I get on :wink:

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