HD TC 88- Syn to Dino?

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High to all from a new guy. I have been running Amsoil in my 06 dyna since new but have gotten tired of the valve train noise and the high cost so I change it back to the HD 360 and the noise has all but gone away now. My question is this,will there be any ill effects from using a syn oil for the first 20k then going to a dino? THANKS!
 

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Thanks. The longer i had gone with syn the more i had learned and it seems to me that it may be over rated just a bit, after all, reg dino has worked great for more years than i have been on this earth.
 
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I just went syn with my cars but that is more for a longer OCI. I consider myself very lucky to get 2-3k a year on my bike so Rotella T for me. Also its great for my motocross bike that get an OC every 6 hr's no use in spending the $$ for an oil change after one days ride.
 
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I have been running amsoil in my bike for years my buddy has been running Dino the whole time he has 40k on his bike I have 20k. I often wander if I am throwing money away his bike always runs as good as mine vice versa.
 
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The dino may very well work just as well, but noise doesn't necessarily mean it is causing wear either. Thicker oil is going to dampen sound of the valve train more than a thinner synthetic.
 

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 Originally Posted By: PT1
If you want a dino oil that is better and less expensive than the HD360 try Brad Penn high performance 20w50. http://www.bradpennracing.com call them for a local distributor.
Are you talking about the MC oil or the racing oil?
 
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I've run Mobil 1 V-Twin and now use Redline motorcycle oil in my Twin cam bikes and I've go no noise. I would rather have the extra margin of protection the synlube offers over a dino. And for heavens sakes, I'd definitely not use Harley's over priced oils!
 

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 Originally Posted By: porkchop01
 Originally Posted By: PT1
If you want a dino oil that is better and less expensive than the HD360 try Brad Penn high performance 20w50. http://www.bradpennracing.com call them for a local distributor.
Are you talking about the MC oil or the racing oil?
Either. But the Racing oil has a higher HTHS so I would use that. When I am done with my Redline stash I will be going to Brad Penn unless there is another RL closeout.
 
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 Originally Posted By: PT1
 Originally Posted By: porkchop01
 Originally Posted By: PT1
If you want a dino oil that is better and less expensive than the HD360 try Brad Penn high performance 20w50. http://www.bradpennracing.com call them for a local distributor.
Are you talking about the MC oil or the racing oil?
Either. But the Racing oil has a higher HTHS so I would use that. When I am done with my Redline stash I will be going to Brad Penn unless there is another RL closeout.
The racing 20w50 just has better specs overall. And it's cheaper than the motorcycle version. I just ordered another case.
 
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