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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-11-2019, 06:57 AM
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Fyi.. AMSOIL.. used to be named AMZOIL...


I was a AMZOIL dealer back then.. 70's, 80's
. on the packaging ... One Year or 25,000 mile oil changes...
and it did go the miles.
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2005 VTX1800 F, type II, Silver Tribal, 89,000 Miles, Purchased Feb, 2005.
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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-11-2019, 07:38 AM
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Have used Amsoil and now due to cost use Rotella T6. Chang the oil every 6000 miles. Shift smooth and never had a problem and uses no oil between changes. 05 1300 with 68000 miles.
I do remember the first time I put Amsoil in it felt like it shifted much smoother. Rotella T6 can usually be found on sale at Auto Parts store on sale for 20-15 a gallon and free filter. No brainer for me.


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Have always used full synthetic oil in the VTX, various brands, Mobil 1 Automotive, Diesel, and MC 4T, Rotella T6, and I used Royal Purple in it once when I first got it. Always changed oil and filter at about 5000 miles until the last change. Have been using Mobil 1 10/40 Racing 4T for a few years now. Since I usually put about 4000 miles a year on the bike, I change it at 8000 miles now or about every 2 years and the oil still looks pretty good. Have used several different oil filters over the years, NAPA Gold, K & N, Honda and Supertech. I pretty much use Supertech ST6670 all the time now. AFAIC the $2.50 Supertech oil filter does a great job.

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