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Synthetic Oil Change POLL

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View Poll Results: When Did You Change To Snythetic Oil?
Right away when I got home 66 7.51%
At 100 miles 26 2.96%
At 1000 miles 329 37.43%
At 2000 miles 46 5.23%
At 3000 miles 69 7.85%
At first oil change 161 18.32%
I waited longer 142 16.15%
I wouldn't use synthetic oil 40 4.55%
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Old Oct 11th, 2009, 03:52 PM     #1
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Synthetic Oil Change POLL

Let's get an idea of those that are using synthetic oil in the engine just when you changed over to synthetic oil. It's not really that important what brand you used but how many miles you had when you put in the synthetic oil.


This should be interesting.

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Old Oct 11th, 2009, 05:30 PM     #2
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I still use mineral oil but then my bikes are older

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Old Oct 11th, 2009, 07:05 PM     #3
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at 1k mile service
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Old Oct 11th, 2009, 07:33 PM     #4
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Syn 3 @ 1,000 miles.
Read more and more.
Amsoil @ 2,000
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Old Oct 11th, 2009, 07:38 PM     #5
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Never ever went too syn 1986 evo.... to old
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Went to syn. at 250 miles.
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Went to 100% Synthetic in the engine when I first got my first HD V-Twin after finding HDT recommended, never looked back... Never used it before because my Katana sportbike used one oil for Engine, Clutch, Trans & Chain case...and was fed regularly with 4 stroke motorcycle MA rated dino oils.
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Old Oct 12th, 2009, 07:28 AM     #8
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I switched over at about 400 miles with my second oil change.
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Old Oct 12th, 2009, 08:24 AM     #9
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I bought my bike, a 2006 Heritage, in June and changed the oil as soon as I got it home and uses synthetic.
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Re: Synthetic Oil Change POLL

Finish out OUR ride after trading off for the NEW FLHR 09..8/22/09 down in BEND Oregon... broke it in 30/60/30 off show room floor...

got home: in Wa. @ 400 miles, changed to 20/50 redline HD filter...

changed out the chain case and tranny @ 2500 miles

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