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HD primary oil #99887-84 (old style) 479 12.56%
Syn 3 570 14.94%
Amsoil 878 23.01%
Bel ray 75 1.97%
Rev tech 44 1.15%
Dyna cycle 8 0.21%
Redline 396 10.38%
Mobil 1 854 22.39%
Doesn't matter 110 2.88%
other 401 10.51%
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Old 08-10-2005, 03:13 PM
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Default What Primary Oil is your Choice

What oil WILL you be running (your preference), and not just what's in there now from the last service, possibly from the dealer service.
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Old 08-11-2005, 12:20 PM
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Any 10/40 or 20/50 will do as, I'm sure. would ATS.
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Old 08-11-2005, 12:23 PM
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>>>would ATS. Do you mean ATF? If so, that will also work, I believe Skip uses it in the primary. I prefer an oil instead myself JMO
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Old 08-11-2005, 10:50 PM
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>>>would ATS. Do you mean ATF? If so, that will also work, I believe Skip uses it in the primary. I prefer an oil instead myself JMO
Yea; just messed up??????????
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Old 08-12-2005, 01:32 PM
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Thought you came up with something new!
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Old 08-13-2005, 01:09 AM
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Default RE: What Primary Oil is your Choice

What is the best weight oil to use in the primary?
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Old 08-14-2005, 01:11 AM
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What is the best weight oil to use in the primary?

I run the HD primary oil after draining the syn 3 that came in the bike and I like the hookup on the clutch better with that oil. Otherwise it's 10/30 or 10/40
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Old 09-15-2005, 06:21 PM
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I use ATF due to the best compatibility with clutch discs. anything will work though. lubrication and cooling of the clutch housing is job of the fluid and most any will do that.
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Default RE: What Primary Oil is your Choice

TC...
whats your opinion on synthetic ATF...is it worth the $$$...for use in the primary?

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Old 10-10-2005, 12:33 PM
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Default RE: What Primary Oil is your Choice

Everyones opinion is different. I like the HD primary oil in there, I think it gives a bit more lubrication to the chain and sprockets myself. Some clutch packs recommend the atf for their chutches. Depends on what you're running for disks
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