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post #1 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-19-2008, 08:58 PM Thread Starter
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Hello from Your AMSOIL Factory Connection Dealer Group

Your AMSOIL Factory Connection Dealer Group is your newest forum sponsor. Most of you are already familiar with our product line, especially our motorcycle products, and may already be using them in your bikes and other vehicles. The participating AMSOIL dealers making up this group are offering special discounts for forum members so if you decide to use AMSOIL products check with them before purchasing locally or on line as our prices are the same no matter where you live in the USA or Canada. We plan to occasionally contribute some generic technical information concerning lubricants and filtration when asked and hope to have a long-term forum relationship.

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post #2 of 37 (permalink) Old 04-20-2011, 05:18 PM
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Can someone at Amsoil explain why the huge price difference between Canada and the US? We pay twice the price here up north, why?
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Can someone at Amsoil explain why the huge price difference between Canada and the US? We pay twice the price here up north, why?
You must be looking at a Retailer such as Canadian Tire.

You can pay whatever they feel like that day or call us and let us help show you how to buy at their cost.

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what type of gear oil do you reccomend for the shaft driven v-star 650 classic (2004)?
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post #5 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-26-2011, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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You can use our AGL 80W-90 but I always use and recommend our top of the line SVG 75W-90.

It may be overkill but about $2.50 per qt more spread over 4 fills is cheap insurance

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thank you for the help, i bought the bike used with not manual so i didn't even know what kind of oil to use.
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thank you for the help, i bought the bike used with not manual so i didn't even know what kind of oil to use.
Use a high quality Motorcycle Specific 10W-40 oil and a Premium filter.

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i've got amsoil 20w50 in my V Star 950 right now and am due for an oil change. i typically change the oil about twice a year and usually go close to 5K miles before changing the oil. i live in Austin, TX and we've had a record number of 100+ degree days, but the temperature is about to start dropping this week and whatever i put in my engine now will last until next spring just when the temp starts to hit 80 and 90 degrees again.

so here's my question based on the above information. should i switch to 10w40 during the cooler months, or just stay with 20w50? what's the difference?

additional question: your site's FAQ claims "AMSOIL motorcycle oils are engineered to provide protection up to twice the manufacturer’s recommended change interval or one year, whichever comes first." should we just use this as a general guide that we can push the manufacturer's suggested oil change interval somewhat, or should we take this statement literally that we can actually go twice as long with your synthetic oil before changing it?

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Bevo, did Amsoil ever get back to you? Maybe a PM? I would also like to know what they have to say on this.

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no response yet. i tried emailing them but the address is defunct. gonna call them and find out and i'll post their answer here
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