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changing all 3 oil holes every 3k is a good thing

 
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Old 05-21-2014, 08:38 PM
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Originally Posted by glider69 View Post
In hot weather engine oil in a Harley boils. If you don't believe me pull your dip stick on a really hot day. I change my engine oil every 1500-2000 and I run royal purple synthetic oil. to me its cheap insurance.
Redefining physics are we? Harley spec'ed oil has a boiling point of somewhere around 176C at sea level. If you are running that hot, you got other issues and changing the oil every 3k is not going to help at all.

Me? I try not to pretend I am smarter then the engineers designing the motors and change my own oil at their recommended levels. In the same regard if a doctor told me to take a pill three times a day, I do not take it 5 times a day thinking I am smarter.

Lot of hotel rooms can be had by doing such as well.
 

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I've been know to service all 3 holes on occasion.
 
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Originally Posted by ntraindavefl View Post
I've been know to service all 3 holes on occasion.
Good one.


Every 5k for all three here. Might as well do trans and primary if I'm getting dirty anyway, plus its easier to keep track that way and they are the cheap "holes".
 
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I change my engine oil every 5,000 miles. I change the transmission and primary every other oil change. I have 63,000 miles with no problems.
 
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Good gawd, here we go again.
 
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[QUOTE=danmo;12756913]I change my engine oil every 5,000 miles. I change the transmission and primary every other oil change. I have 63,000 miles with no problems.[/QU
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I do the same.
 
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My last oil change at 4k my trans oil looked the same as when i poured it in 4000 miles ago... Will do it every other oil change from now on..
 
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You mean the oil is supposed to be changed??!
 
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Originally Posted by ntraindavefl View Post
I've been know to service all 3 holes on occasion.
I am fond of servicing three holes devices as well. Two hole devices are never allowed over here.
 

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