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Old 03-11-2013, 06:07 PM
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Hey, fellas. New 2013 Street Bob owner here. I'm new to the Harley world, so, sorry in advanced if my inquiry has been asked and answered a billion times, but....

What do you guys recommend for motor oil for your Harley - synthetic or conventional?
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:11 PM
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Conventional
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:14 PM
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Easy answer....At 1,000 mile break in service, switch to synthetic. It has superior properties to conventional.
Amsoil motorcycle, Mobil 1 v-twin, HD Syn 3, and many other choices available.
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:22 PM
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Easy answer....At 1,000 mile break in service, switch to synthetic. It has superior properties to conventional.
Amsoil motorcycle, Mobil 1 v-twin, HD Syn 3, and many other choices available.
I would have to agree
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:28 PM
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Been off the forum for almost 2 years. Come back today and guess what an oil thread.

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Old 03-11-2013, 06:30 PM
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I ran conventional for 5000 miles on both my new harleys . than switched to amsoil 20w50.
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Synth in a Twin Cam every time, they run too hot for conventional oil.
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Get the best of both worlds. Use a syn blend.
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Please dear sweet Jesus!
Not another syn vs. dino opinion thread!

Well, as long as we're here, syn.

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Please dear sweet Jesus!
Not another syn vs. dino opinion thread!

Well, as long as we're here, syn.

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Hahaha! Sorry, man. Like I said, I know it's been asked an answered a billion times, but I'm a green Harley owner. I'm getting my 1000 mile checkup done and the dude told me he doesn't use synthetic oil.
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