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Old 09-11-2010, 09:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Kranker1450 wants to know Dino or Syn?
primary oil for a sportster

I have a 2003 883 sporty and was wondering what everyone is using in their sporty?

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Old 09-11-2010, 09:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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MadCity is reading this now saying WTF is this?
Be careful what you ask for — with oil threads in particular. You might want to check out this thread as an example of what I mean. It's a good idea to use the forum's search function before beginning a new thread, particularly one about oil.
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Old 09-11-2010, 09:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Everything i was finding was for the big twins not the sportster. I figured since it shares the gear and primary oil it would require different oil. Seems like atf is the choice of the day for the primaries in the other bikes.

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Old 09-11-2010, 10:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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MadCity is reading this now saying WTF is this?
Well, some folks may not agree, but I just use Syn3 in both holes on my Sporty. I was just trying to point out that, if you search the forum, you'll find copious reading and many informed opinions about the best oils to use.
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Old 09-11-2010, 10:05 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks Mad, i will adjust my key words and try it again.

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Old 09-12-2010, 10:45 AM   #6 (permalink)
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When I serviced my kid's '07 Sporty I used Formula+ in the primary, which is what HD recommends. Never had any problems and I knew it was the right stuff...
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