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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 09-30-2013, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
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Primary oil preferences?

Getting ready for a 20,000 mile service, trying to decide what oil to use, not sure its as critical as the transmission or engine oil and am leaning towards the HD Formula + Primary oil.

Plenty of oil is as good, is there one that is a big improvement?

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I agree with your thoughts. The HD + will work fine in the primary.


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tried SYN tried red line primary lube, tried Spector primary lube.Back to plain old HD Formula + Primary oil just makes no difference.


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I use Formula + also, don't see the need for expensive synthetic in primary


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This has to be a first 4 replies in a row on a oil/lube thread that agree.
And it is an HD product.


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This has to be a first 4 replies in a row on a oil/lube thread that agree.
And it is an HD product.
Yeah we really screwed that up Smitty


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Formula + is about as good as it gets for your primary. Not knocking any other oils but this is one that has proven itself.

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The Barnett Kevlar Clutch Pack I recently put in specifically states DO NOT USE FORUMLA +. They recommend Type F transmission fluid, or any Non-Synthetic Motorcycle oil designed for wet clutch use.

I am using Valvoline 10W-40 Motorcycle Oil. $5.00 a quart at Auto Zone. I think that would work just as well for any clutch you may have. Only thing wrong with it is it has to have the THINNEST bottle I have ever seen. Just don't drop them.
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The Barnett Kevlar Clutch Pack I recently put in specifically states DO NOT USE FORUMLA +. They recommend Type F transmission fluid, or any Non-Synthetic Motorcycle oil designed for wet clutch use.

I am using Valvoline 10W-40 Motorcycle Oil. $5.00 a quart at Auto Zone. I think that would work just as well for any clutch you may have. Only thing wrong with it is it has to have the THINNEST bottle I have ever seen. Just don't drop them.
+1 on valvoline. Meets and exceeds all oil requirements and inexpensive.

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I run HD Formula + in primary.


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