View Poll Results: What oil do you run?

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  • Synthetic in everything

    5 33.33%
  • Synthetic in most, especially my bike.

    7 46.67%
  • Dinosour Oil, old and true.

    3 20.00%
  • What oil? I run mine on sludge!

    0 0%
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Thread: Synthetic or Dinosour oil?

  1. #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gas Man View Post
    WOW Buzz... why not just one brand?
    i usually use castrol t4 in the bikes. i wanted to try amsoil and moblie1 for bikes and with vacation comming up i figured that would be the time to try them. the 1200 don't like 10w 40, lots of valve noise so i went back to castrol 20w50. after returning from vacation the only oil in the garage for bikes was mobile1, you ever loose 4qts of oil?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moesride View Post
    Every 3000--3500 miles on oil for me. I also change the primary and trans as well at the same time. A bit overkill perhaps but I just feel a hell of a lot better knowing I have clean fluids .
    If you run syn in the trans that could go to once a year easily.

    Quote Originally Posted by detdrbuzzard View Post
    i usually use castrol t4 in the bikes. i wanted to try amsoil and moblie1 for bikes and with vacation comming up i figured that would be the time to try them. the 1200 don't like 10w 40, lots of valve noise so i went back to castrol 20w50. after returning from vacation the only oil in the garage for bikes was mobile1, you ever loose 4qts of oil?
    Loose 4 qrts and NOT because I poured them in the motor without putting in the plug... um no then.
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    Agree with Chris on the trans. Using synth it comes out looking brand new after a year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gas Man View Post
    If you run syn in the trans that could go to once a year easily.



    Loose 4 qrts and NOT because I poured them in the motor without putting in the plug... um no then.
    when i got back from vacation it was time to do a 5000 mile oil change on the 1500 wing. i was going to contact you and get some amsoil but looiking in my garage i found 4qts of mobile1 for bikes
    Last edited by detdrbuzzard; 11-10-2012 at 07:50 AM.
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    Whenever you need it just let me know.
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