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

 
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Old 05-22-2014, 06:19 AM
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Originally Posted by lp View Post
Certainly.

In my vast, vast experience I've found that the third hole option is predominately found accessible on rented rides.
At this time every option available is thrown at the potential owner - this is a great time to explore all aspects of riding but don't be fooled.
As exciting a time this is, potential owners may soon find themselves perplexed as after taking Full ownership, the third hole becomes welded shut and only accessible again on very special occasions such as your annual taking-ownership-anniversary day or maybe when feeding your ride glass after glass of high octane fuel.

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It's not bubbles on the stick its in the oil. And I've checked it after a hard run with a thermometer and yes its boiling. I've torn down Harley motors where the oil was changed ever 5k and some where it was changed every 2-3k and all I can say is there's a difference of sludge build up. Also are you guys forgeting that most oil has a shelf life? Good practice to change it every 3 months regardless of the miles. So before you guys bash know what the hell your talking about please!
I'm not trying to be mean or anything, but you, sir, are full of it.

http://www.ask.com/question/what-is-...t-of-motor-oil

If you have boiling oil in your Harley, your do-dads are probably roasted, too. 572 degrees, Fahrenheit. Yeah, sure.

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Originally Posted by glider69 View Post
It's not bubbles on the stick its in the oil. And I've checked it after a hard run with a thermometer and yes its boiling.
The boiling point of motor oil is approx. 600 degs.
Synthetic, a little higher.

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Waste of money....

But whatever keeps you happy. I've been known to waste money because I'm nuts like that.
 
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Originally Posted by glider69 View Post
It's not bubbles on the stick its in the oil. And I've checked it after a hard run with a thermometer and yes its boiling. I've torn down Harley motors where the oil was changed ever 5k and some where it was changed every 2-3k and all I can say is there's a difference of sludge build up. Also are you guys forgeting that most oil has a shelf life? Good practice to change it every 3 months regardless of the miles. So before you guys bash know what the hell your talking about please!
O.M.G.!! You should stop talking now. But change your oil as often as you like.
 
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So if Im boiling my oil, now you have me very worried that I may be melting a lot of seals in bike, Im now goin to research melting point of the O rings, just need the chemical breakdown of the rubber Hmmm
 
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Oil every 3k, trans and primary every other oil change.
 
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Originally Posted by glider69 View Post
It's not bubbles on the stick its in the oil. And I've checked it after a hard run with a thermometer and yes its boiling. I've torn down Harley motors where the oil was changed ever 5k and some where it was changed every 2-3k and all I can say is there's a difference of sludge build up. Also are you guys forgeting that most oil has a shelf life? Good practice to change it every 3 months regardless of the miles. So before you guys bash know what the hell your talking about please!
I wasn't going to pile on, but damn.....

Here's what Mobil says about shelf life.....
 
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......What a stupid thread...
 
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Every 3K for the engine...I agree with the OP re: contaminants, and I use SYN-3 in the engine. I change the primary and tranny every 10K...that's enough for them, and they aren't exposed to the process of combustion. I use whatever synthetic or semi-synthetic in those two areas that has my interest at the time. Usually Bel-Ray or similar.
 

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