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Thank you brucstoudt, Steve9 and , sportsterdoc,

All good information about the viscosities and multi viscosities of the oils. Also some perspectives I had not considered. I'm going to consult Hammer in the end but i may modify my approach to a multi viscosity 10-50 or 10-60 weight. Just got to zero in on what's best.

I live in Miami and It gets hot as "f" down here. I mean up into the 90's sometimes during the summer and it feels like its in the 100's. then add absolutely stupid traffic density literally everywhere. If your in traffic down here your not going to go fast and your going to be stopping every couple of minutes. Your only cool if your out on the big roads less travelled like one of the big highways like I-75, Hwy 27 and a few others.

Highway 27 is always a nice ride and you can open up your bike but you have to go exactly the speed limit in the little towns because brother they will mercilessly nail you for speeding. even a little.

QUESTION: What is the best heavy weight gear oil. Same concerns about protecting the motor. The Gear oil I was using was a very high Redline gear oil. 70/90 or 75/100 or something like that. I cant remember (Getting Old) what it was and this is my question.


Gear Oil: What is the heaviest and most protective gear oil I could use, not worried about expense.


Thank you brothers for all of the great tech support.

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Gear oil and motor oil viscosity are not the same

I have read 90wt gear oil has the viscosity of about 50 wt motor oil.

It would be good to hear from someone that had a real understanding of this
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Miami is crazy dangerous for a biker.

The Florida west coast is so much better. Peaceful, calm and much more civil.

Can’t wait to leave Miami!

Want to move to the Florida west coast or middle west of the state.

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Yep, Its bad down here in Miami. Snowbirds, thugs, off road quads and bikes on the streets, and an amalgam of other factors make driving a bike here a treacherous undertaking.

I live in a relatively enclosed and shielded little town called Miami Springs and as long as you stay within the "Springs" your generally ok. It's well policed, well laid out and for the most part very civilized here in the Springs.

So, I'm satisfied just puttering around here in town to keep the battery fresh and feed my itch. I do however look forward to riding out the the west coast of Florida. It's another world out there.

Port Charlotte and North Port are very Very nice. stretched out, lots to do, lots to see, and the local Port Charlotte and North Port Harley Dealerships have a regular Sunday bash with free beer and live rock bands, bikini bike washes and stores are open. Just grown-up fun everywhere.
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