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On the subject of oil. I've done a little research on the subject and this is what I've found.

** If your motor oil also lubes your trany gears then you want to use synthetic oil or single viscosity conventional oil. The reason is that multi-visc conventional oils rely on "long string" polymers that literally expand and contract with temperature to create a more stable oil. The problem is that the meshing of gears creates such high pressures that it breaks down these polymers and you end up with the base product. IE. 10w-30 will end up being straight 10w after a time. This can happen in as short as 500 miles. So.. Unless you change your oil every 500 miles use synthetic or single weight conventional because they don't use the polymers. Also... there are no more mineral oil motor oils.. Their all petroleum based products! Happy ridin' all!!

 
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