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Drained the old Mobil One, installed a new Dimple Products magnetic drain plug, installed a new Amsoil oil filter and refilled with Amsoil Metric 10W40 synthetic motorcycle oil. Just need some warm days now.

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holy crap. i thought i would pop on here and see what brand of oil would be best as i am about to change oil. But after going through this thread... my head is starting to hurt. lol. However.. i did learn a bunch of stuff. Thanx to everyones input, it does help guys like me who isnt sure about all the details but likes doing things myself. I love this forum.
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I just returned from Walmart, was looking for the Rotella oil that has gotten so many good reviews from the motorcycle forums. I found something interesting. Castrol GTX has Diesel oil also in the 15w-40 grade and it was only $9.88 a gallon. As far as I can tell, it should perform as well as the Rotella. So I am going to give it a try for my next oil change in my Intruder LC 1500. I can always use it in my lawn equipment if anyone thinks its a bad idea. $9.88 per gallon of Castrol GTX Diesel oil, wow. I used Castrol GTX in my old Acura Integra back in the day, and it had over 300K miles and pulled hard to redline till the day I sold it. I remember the day I pulled the valve cover off and it still looked clean as a whistle at 300K miles, loved that car.

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Originally Posted by Paraquat View Post
I run that Mobil 20w50 in the summer. It's normally 11 bucks or so at Autozone but I got a stupid deal at the beginning of the season. It was like 6 bucks a quart so I bought all of them, went to another Autozone, and bought all of those too.
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