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Old 04-19-2009, 04:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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New to Harley here:What are the oil weights to use in the transmission and secondary.Am going to Amsoil after first 1000 miles.My background---20 years on touring Yamahas and 14 years on touring Beemers.
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Old 04-19-2009, 04:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Engine Oil - 20W50
Primary - 20W50
Tranny - 75W90 Gear Oil

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Amsoil 20/50 is fine in all three holes but it's not a bad idea to run a heavier gear oil in the tranny.
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Harley says you can run synthetic from the getgo...but it really doesn't matter...I run 20W-50 in the motor of my Twin Cam and 75W-90 in the transmission and primary case...shifts smoother and less chain noise...I use Lucas synthetic with the synthetic stabilizer...
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Old 04-21-2009, 11:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Amsoil MCV in oil pan 20W50
Amsoil SVG or FGR in trans 75W90
Amsoil MCF in primary 10W40
I am an amsoil dealer, what year model do you ride?
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Old 05-01-2009, 01:57 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 05-01-2009, 02:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm looking at Redline 20-50 motorcycle oil, Redline V-Twin shockproof and Redline V-Twin Primary oil. I just serviced it at 1000 with standard harley oil and at 2000 I will change to synthetic. I know why am I waiting for 2000 and not at 1000 miles it's just piece of mind and I know it should be good and broke in by then.
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