S&S Filters and BelRay Dino Oil

Discussion in 'Oil' started by FXDL4ME, Sep 12, 2016.

  1. FXDL4ME

    FXDL4ME Member

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    When I bought my 2014 Low Rider, used with only 2100 miles, part of the deal was free oil changes for life. Well, it's time for an oil change, so I called the shop (an independent dealership that deals in strictly HD) and asked what they use. I'm partial to Mobil One V-Twin. He told me that he's never liked synthetics, and they use BelRay mineral oil, and S&S filters. I was kinda shocked, really. Anyway, I have ZERO experience with either one of these products. Anyone use BelRay oil or S&S filters? What are your thoughts on using dino oil in a TC 103? With this deal I can change oil every 2500 miles, but I want something good in my engine for those 2500 miles!
     
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  2. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    I'm partial to Synthetic oil and use Mobil 1 V-twin myself. Bel Ray makes a quality product and have used it before but I have no experience using the S&S filter.
     
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  3. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    Bel Ray is a good product. Although I prefer synthetic oil, I'd have no problem using dino oil or S&S filters @2500 mile intervals.
     
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  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Bel Ray is a quality product, I just put some gear saver in my 17 Freewheeler, it is Red like Redline, do not know a thing about S&S filters
    S&S Cycle > Contact
    Contact
    Phone: 608-627-1497
    Toll Free: 866-244-2673
    S&S Cycle, Inc.
    14025 County Hwy. G
    Viola, Wisconsin 54664

    or

    PO Box 215
    Viola, Wisconsin 54664

    Customer Service and Technical Sales Hours:
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (CST)
    Phone: 608-627-149
     
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  5. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    You need to find out the micron rating which is very important by the way. The aftermarket filters are not the recommended 5 microns that the Harley factory filters are. So it your ride you decide. I would opt for synthetic type oil of any quality brand............
     
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  6. Harttoo

    Harttoo Senior Member

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    S&S filters have a nut on the end for easy installation and removal.Great for tight places like the Limited.Don't know the micron rating,but I used them in My last 2 bikes.Combined mileage of 65,000 miles.Dino oil has been used for the last 100 years on many high mileage vehicles and ships stock in most Harley's.
     
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  7. 01 rk

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    I have been using S and S filters for a couple years now with no ill effects and have 107,000+ miles on my 2006 EG, have always used Dino oil.
     
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  8. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    K&N filters have a built in nut. I've never seen then on S&S.
     
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  9. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Free oil change and filter every 2500 miles = run the dino, just have it changed regularly.

    You could always run it 2500 and send a sample to Blackstone or any reputable analysis co. They will recommend an interval to run it.

    http://www.blackstone-labs.com/
     
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  10. FXDL4ME

    FXDL4ME Member

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    ^^^ Right....I know S&S filters don't have the nut on the end.
     
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