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Motorcycle oil seems to just be outrageously high value by compare to consistent motor oil for your car/truck because that the very same viscosity. I"ve review several areas that as long as you don"t buy the oil labeling "energy saving" making use of motor oil for her bike need to be just fine and also it"s around 1/2 the cost. Go anyone have any kind of experience through this? I"m riding a 2006 VTX and just don"t feel like spending so much money on an oil replacement.
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lets see.. My 1983 Goldwing native New... Come 149,000 ... MILES...and pulled a trailer behind it..... Artificial Car oil and Fram oil filter... NON energy Conserving ... Not A single ISSUE..1986 Goldwing pulling an 600 lb camper... Because that 85,000 miles no one issue.. Additionally got 86 New....my opinion.. This bike... In ~ 57k very same oil and also filter...From New.
Been running Castrol GTX 10W-40 in every cycle I"ve owned, dad go the same as soon as I lived at home, ran that in his Goldwing....40,000 mile on mine VTX and also not a solitary issue....
Hey Rev, is that the 5W-40 you run? ns noticed that"s all development Auto carries. If different, where carry out you acquire it?
Pffft - covering Rotella T6, full Synth, NO "friction modifiers". Ussually can obtain it in the spring with a $5 rebate from shell for Purolator PureONE Oil Filter component No PL14610, lil bigger, lil an ext surface area to filter across. I additionally stick some neodymium magnets on the sides of it to add even an ext cleaning.You WILL notice a difference with the complete synth.
Motorcycle oil appears to simply be outrageously expensive by to compare to consistent motor oil for your car/truck because that the exact same viscosity. I"ve check out several places that as long as friend don"t to buy the oil labeled "energy saving" making use of motor oil for your bike must be just fine and also it"s about 1/2 the cost. Walk anyone have any kind of experience with this? I"m talk a 2006 VTX and also just don"t feel prefer spending so much money on one oil replacement.
Mobil 1 4T motorcycle oil is an excellent IMHO. An excellent gas purpose of use and great engine protection. Just my 2 cents worth.
Here"s a attach for Valvoline 4T totally synthetic motorcycle oil. 6 quarts for $35 !!!!! I hate Walmart but that"s only $6 a quart.http://www.walmart.com/ip/Valvoline...et001&beacon_version=1.0.1&findingMethod=p13n
Mobil 1 4T motorcycle oil is good IMHO. Great gas mileage and great engine protection. Just my 2 cents worth.
...agree v hozer - mine bike is worth the $9-10/qt for the Mobil 1 racing 4T oil from advancement Auto, WalMart, or online - and also $10 because that a k&n KN-204 native Amazon... $50/oil-change vs. Maybe $20 for dino-oil and also regular filter... Probably for someone who rides all year long and puts 20k miles/year on your bike, the starts to include up... However our season is only April-October here in brand-new England and also I just do 3-4k miles/year - for this reason I adjust the oil every Fall before I put her away because that Winter hibernation.
Amazon Prime has this because that $17 because that a 5 quart bottle for 10W-40. Does that really make that lot of a difference switching come 20W-50 for the summer? The price pretty much doubles once you switch end to the viscosity.
Been running Castrol GTX 10W-40 in every cycle I"ve owned, dad go the same when I live at home, ran that in his Goldwing....40,000 mile on my VTX and not a single issue....
I purchase it in ~ Walmart in addition to a Bosch filter...4 quarts is every you require to adjust the oil on a VTX...
Wix oil filter and also Castrol 10-40 4T non-synthetic is my setup. Have actually never had any type of engine problem from this bike or mine others. Probably someday I"ll convert to synthetic.
I am simply south of friend in Calif... Hot summers, soft winters...I went to Castrol 20/50 Synthetic, V-Twin 4T.... Because that my an initial oil readjust after acquisition last August.Orieley (Wix) filter.. So much its working fine...Wanted a more heavier oil for the warm of summer here. Additionally I trust Castrol...Not sure it matters much with water cooled engine...But the lighter oil is proclaimed to it is in a "Minimum" because that the VTX........
2004 VTX 1300 C..Of all the things I have actually lost, I miss my mental the most.https://www.facebook.com/frank.catalano.7
Can someone article a link where i can discover out just how to change the oil ~ above a VTX1800T. I searched yet no happy finding it. Give thanks to you.
Can someone short article a link where ns can discover out how to adjust the oil ~ above a VTX1800T. I searched however no happy finding it. Thank you.
http://tech.bareasschoppers.com/engine/changing-engine-oil-vtx/I dont placed mine increase on blocks. Simply on kickstand, shallow drainpipe pan, 2 bolts and filter...Raise bike increase level and enable to drain last few drops for numerous seconds, then earlier on stand.. (I get much more out if ns raise it up level if draining for a couple of min)...Leave it for a few 10/20 min, climate reassemble....
2004 VTX 1300 C..Of every the points I have actually lost, I miss out on my mind the most.https://www.facebook.com/frank.catalano.7
Pffft - shell Rotella T6, full Synth, NO "friction modifiers". Ussually can gain it in the spring with a $5 rebate from shell for Purolator PureONE Oil Filter component No PL14610, lil bigger, lil more surface area to filter across. I likewise stick some neodymium magnets top top the sides of the to include even much more cleaning. Friend WILL an alert a difference with the complete synth.
Hey RevI usage the same oil and also filter as you and I to be happy as well. Just curious, how many miles room you running in between changes?I am comes to 3000 miles and also the oil is remarkably clean. Ns think a readjust right now would be a waste.ThanksBill
2007 VTX-1300c, Mustang 75651 Seat, HK K2"s, Desmogged, Scar Modded, k&n Air Filter in share Air Box, steady Fork Springs, every Balls Steering Bearings, Mapam front Controls and also Sissy Bar, 30,325 miles and also a lot much more to do.....

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I might be a small on the high value side--I operation amsoil 10-40 synthetic in mine v a k & n filter. I readjust it out when I put the X away because that the winter. Usually approximately October/November, nevertheless of miles. My greatest season to be 10K miles, and when I changed the oil, it to be still a light brown color. Ive ran man-made in mine due to the fact that day one.
2006 VTX 1300R - Samson Cannons - Metzler Tires - Kury grips - Hondaline lightbar - Glens Headlight expansion - Glens A/F screw - Pair Valve mode - every Balls Bearings - MB 10.5" shocks - LA Choppers 16" apes​
Thanks FRNKCAT,I evaluate the info. Gonna shot the shell Rotella T6 likewise like Rev recommended, the evaluate seem good. Many thanks Rev additionally !
Yep Yep, The Rotella T6 just comes in one weight. If you walk the progressed Auto, usage your coupons acquire that 20% turn off or everything is up on slickdeals.netI get them emailed come me, $15 off if I invest $50 etc.I obtain my seafoam, wipers for the cage, etc at the exact same time to get up to the $50,
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