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Oh No, not another oil thread?
 

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I use Rotella T6.Walmart. Good, cheapl. I buy fram filters.
Rotella T6 = excellent choice. Great protection at a reasonable price.
Fram Filters = cheap and easy path to a short engine life. Go with Wix and/or NAPA gold. There are others, see past oil threads for more info on filters.
Always replace the crush washer when doing an oil change. thumb up
 

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Look down near the bottom of the forum. There is a whole section devoted to nothing but oil threads.
 

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Rotella T6 = excellent choice. Great protection at a reasonable price.
Fram Filters = cheap and easy path to a short engine life. Go with Wix and/or NAPA gold. There are others, see past oil threads for more info on filters.
Always replace the crush washer when doing an oil change. thumb up
I agree, cheap is not the way to go on oil. This does a lot for you engine, trany, and clutch. It is important to get the right type for your clutch. JASA only oil.. Wix filters...thumb up
 

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Which oil is everyone using for a 2009 victory vegas. Is it cheaper to buy everything online or from a dealer? What websites are you using?


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I agree, cheap is not the way to go on oil. This does a lot for you engine, trany, and clutch. It is important to get the right type for your clutch. JASA only oil.. Wix filters...thumb up
Rotella T6 is JASO-MA rated and also has a very heavy additive package as it is for use in Diesels which require more protection than gas engines. I use it in my 4 wheelers too as oils intended for cars now have a diluted additive package that does little to protect an engine if you intend to keep that vehicle for a long time.:mad:
 

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hockey dude, have you not looked around the forum enough yet to know NOT to ask which oil to use? :ltr: You'll get reamed.
 

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I always go for overkill when it comes to oil. If a bike is air cooled, I choose Amsoil synthetic. Yes it is expensive and not necessary, but the true advantage of synthetic is heat protection. In the water cooled Hondas I owned it was a different story, but air cooled engines get all the protection I can give it.

I also use Witchdoctors stainless steel reusable mesh filters which allow more oil flow.
 

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Synthetic and Wet Clutch

I choose Amxxx synthetic. Yes it is expensive and not necessary, but the true advantage of synthetic is heat protection.



I have heard do not use a full synthetic oil in a wet clutch. I like Lloydz comment in tech tips. [email protected] - Tech Help and Engine Builds
 

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I have heard do not use a full synthetic oil in a wet clutch. I like Lloydz comment in tech tips. [email protected] - Tech Help and Engine Builds
Syn oil works just fine with wet clutches if it is JASO-MA or JASO-MA2 rated. thumb upthumb up
 

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Man, nothing I like better than coming home at night from a hard day in the salt mines, kickin back in my Barcolounger and reading the daily oil thread.
 

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Man, nothing I like better than coming home at night from a hard day in the salt mines, kickin back in my Barcolounger and reading the daily oil thread.
Hey Pop, we old timers have to do due diligence and get these young 'uns set out on the right course. There are a lot of the Devil's deciples out there trying to lead them astray with erroneous information and sundry wive's tales about motor oils. thumb upcheers
 

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Buy the most expensive you can find and change it every 1500 miles . :rolleyes:
 

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Buy the most expensive you can find and change it every 1500 miles . :rolleyes:
That's an interesting comment coming from you. Was that an April Fool joke? :crzy::rolleyes::):p
 

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That's an interesting comment coming from you. Was that an April Fool joke? :crzy::rolleyes::):p
Maybe :D. Not that I've gone into detail with analysis to back things up. Not that I have done the legwork and expense that could just be read for info. Heck what fun is any vehicle forum without endless redundant oil questions.
 
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