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View Poll Results: What synthetic oil brand do you use in your cars or your bike. You choose more than 1
Amsoil 347 24.54%
Mobil1 542 38.33%
HD SYN3 293 20.72%
Royal purple 59 4.17%
Shell 16 1.13%
Castrol 84 5.94%
Penziol 14 0.99%
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I do run Spectro 6 speed synthetic in my Softail's tranny. A sportster specific primary oil, conventional, in the sporty tho because of the clutch.
Was kidding about the chainsaw oil, I used redline MTL in the FXDC primary before, just over the marketing. And anything that won't make the clutch slip is fine.

And always a synthetic gear oil in my FXDC gearcase. Have used redline pepto bismol, good cushion.
I've heard good things about spectro so next time I think I'll try it.

In the sporty primary/gearcase I put the bel ray sportster specific primary oil.

Neutral seems to find itself a little better than whatever the P.O. was using
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Mobil1 or Amsoil if I find a good price.
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Mobil 1 is a Base 3 oil and Amsoil is at lease a Base 4 oil.....
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