Oils and Break in

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by Trek, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. Trek

    Trek Junior Member

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    Forgive me if this is too long just want to do everything right with the first Harley.
    From what I have read this is the way I understand it to be best. I'll be riding an Ultra.

    Engine: Mobil 1 v/twin 20/50 synthetic
    Transmission: Golden Spectro heavy duty 6 speed 75/140
    Primary: HD formula +

    Break in: 3rd gear accelerate to 60 and back to 30 10 times.
    One question I have is that the link to MOTOTUNE - USA says to change the oil after 20 miles where I think you said 100 miles Glider and they also said not to use synthetic for the first 1500 miles. So should I or Shouldn't I switch to synthetic right away? Ok I guess that was more than one question. Oh and should I change all 3 oils after break in. I had planned on Changing all the 3 at either 20 or 100 miles which ever seems best and then at 1000 miles and every 3000 to 5000 depending on the riding miles. Thanks everyone for the help.
     
  2. Trek

    Trek Junior Member

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    Thanks Smitty.

    What are your thoughts on the break in and oil after that?
     
  3. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Do the break in with the factory oil ( it's just 20/50 dino oil) and at 100 miles you can switch to synthetics with a new filter. Spectro is about the best I found so far for the trans and formula + in the primary.

    Oil Suggestions For Harleys - Harley Davidson Community
     
  4. Trek

    Trek Junior Member

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    Thanks Glider, Thanks Smitty.