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Old 05-25-2009, 11:47 AM
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Is the tranny fluid the same as the motor oil I know primary fluid is different but cant remember about tranny.
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Old 05-25-2009, 12:03 PM
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I run Amsoil in all 3 holes, there are some HUGE threads about it...

http://hdforums.com/forum/oil-and-oi...ted-topics-30/
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From the factory it's usually HD 360 in the engine and Formula+ in the primary and tranny. This is also a 50 weight oil, so you can use amsoil, syn3, etc. in all 3 holes.
The primary needs an oil that is we clutch compatible. The tranny can use an oil or a gear lube, whatever your preference.
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I run the oil in the engine but use Bel ray for the trans and no wine or clank and I can find neutral. I use Motor FactoryŽ Primary Case Lube in the primary. because Amsoil has gone up so much I just switched to Mobil 1 for vtwin and it works as good. I have 30,000 miles in about 1.5 years and it runs great and no debris in the oil changes.
http://www.belray.com/consumer/product.fsp?pid=13637
http://www.customchrome.com/dcm/cc/view.asp?mfoil.html
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syn3 in motor, formula+ in primary, just started using Belray hypiod 80-140 in tranny, like it better than formula+.
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I have an 09 HD Elec.Glide that I purchased new a couple weeks ago. I'm taking it in for the 1,000 mile service this week. I requested to have them put Bel Ray tranny fluid back in, but they said that the thicker fluid has caused the neutral and 6 speed indicator lights to not function properly. Anyone have any suggestions ? 5th gear is a little noisy, and I was hoping to quiet it down some.
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I have an 09 HD Elec.Glide that I purchased new a couple weeks ago. I'm taking it in for the 1,000 mile service this week. I requested to have them put Bel Ray tranny fluid back in, but they said that the thicker fluid has caused the neutral and 6 speed indicator lights to not function properly. Anyone have any suggestions ? 5th gear is a little noisy, and I was hoping to quiet it down some.
Hmm...that sounds like BS.
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I use mobile1 75/90 gear oil in the tranny and my indicator lights work just fine.
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Sounds like more Stealership BS to me, I been running it in my 08 6 speed for 29000 miles with no problem.
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I run Belray in the trans and haven't had a light misfunction. That's not to say the stealership hasn't seen the problem before, however, if that were a real problem I'd expect someone would have posted it on this board before.
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