synthetic oil $$$

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by cavs1429, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. cavs1429

    cavs1429 Member

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    I always used amsoil synthetic in all my bikes i paid around $12.00 a qrt. with great results. But today i went with spectro synthetic w20 50 platium and the spectro six speed trans oil. w20 50 was $1700 a qrt and the trans oil was $22.00 qrt (EDIT) i thought amsoil was expensive!!!!!

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  2. Blue Wide Glide

    Blue Wide Glide Junior Member

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    As long as someone is willing to pay that price, they will continue to charge it.
     
  3. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    Wow, was your Spectro made of gold??? ;)

    Yes, oil is $pendy, but well worth it's weight in gold for the life of your engine. I try to catch sales over the year, when possible, and stock up.
     
  4. 67wizard

    67wizard Junior Member

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    WOW at that price I will stay with Mobil 1.
     
  5. bcortani

    bcortani Active Member

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    It is a sad state in our country when we have to pay that kind of money for what was a decade or so ago pennies on the dollar. I just paid $8.99 a qt for the Mobile1 20w50. Waiting for my Spectro 6 speed ($20.95 @ qt) and Heavy Duty primary ($9.95 @ qt) from Spectroshop.com. Nobody in my 75 mile radius carries what I need. Spectroshop.com seemed fair I guess.
     
  6. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    He may be including his S&H in the unit price above. Sometimes if you get over a certain spend, S&H is gratis. So ask your buddies if you can get their oil for them and pool together for a larger quantity.

    Next time try Bob's Cycle Supply. His price is around $12 for the engine oil and $16.50 for the tranny 6-spd (both Platinum - full syn.).

    Oils - MX Gear, Motocross Gear, Spectro, Oils at Bob's Cycle

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  7. RetiredJake

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    I agree with TQ. I buy my oil from Bob's and get free shipping. usually buy enough for 6 to 12 months at a shot.

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  8. Elmosac

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    Smitty,

    Who are you accusing of being dishonest and why?
     
  9. oldhippie

    oldhippie Senior Member

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    I know it can be a pain, but you just gotta shop around.
    It's even harder to find any deals on oil up here in Canada.:(
     
  10. Hoople

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    I'm not Smitty but my guess would be Amsoil, for their "over the Top" claims.

    I actually use Amsoil 2 cycle oil in my mini racing boats with Great results. But I would not base their entire product line on just one item.