service advice

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by Birdman143, May 22, 2009.

  1. Birdman143

    Birdman143 Member

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    I have been looking around for awhile about what everyone recommends for fluids and to be honest, I am confused.
    For the help of a lubri-rookie I am looking for some advice.
    I need to know what is a good transmission and primary lube for an 07 street glide.
    I changed the oil ( ams oil full synthetic) and need to service the others but have no idea what is the best to use. I have looked in the help section and for a rookie its very confusing. perhaps a rookie section is needed?
    Thanks in advance for the help. what do you reccomend?
     
  2. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    this is what i run in my 08 RKC

    Engine Mobile one V-twin
    6 speed trans ... Spectro 6 speed
    Primary Spectro primary chaincase..


    Reason it can be so confusing is there are many opinions some right some wrong some just right .. but how do you decide? what might be right for me might be wrong for you .. do soem reading and make your best choice
     
  3. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Smitty said it all. Read that post and there will be no more confusion.:D
     
  4. Birdman143

    Birdman143 Member

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    Thanks for the link. I will try the spectro in the trans and use the HD in the primary. I looked for Mobil 1 V twin and couldnt find it. I ended up using ams oil.
     
  5. Dr. Dolittle

    Dr. Dolittle Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    If you can't find Mobil One, Spectro makes a good, full synthetic motor oil for V Twins that should be available where you're getting the Spectro transmission fluid.
     
  6. turnup

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    Mr. Birdman, have you checked Wal-mart for the Mob. 1? The ones around here have it.
     
  7. Birdman143

    Birdman143 Member

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    the funny thing is my local spectro dealer is a Honda shop. That should be an interesting conversation.
    I looked at Walmart and didnt see it. I was at 4 different places and nobody had it. I buy my oil filters at Walmart.
     
  8. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    Good choice on oils...dubious on the oil filters at Walmart...stick with the HD recommended oil filter, chrome or black is a much better choice.

    http://www.hdtalking.com/oil/1759-oil_filter_poll.html

    215 for HD OEM filter verses 100 spread over at least 9 other brands...our readers have a clear winner... :newsmile090:
     
  9. STEVE07

    STEVE07 Well-Known Member Staff Member Super Moderators

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    North-End cycle in Elkhart Ind. is also a Honda dealer,they have no need to carry Spectro Platinum for 6spd. But I went in and they were only too happy to order it for me and gave me a courtesy call here at home in Ontario when it came in.:D