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Thank you for the response sir. Just to confirm though, you would recommend a change to w50 before a ride in 100+ temps?
 

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In you Hexhead you can also use Mobil-1 15W-50 avalaible at Walmart for $23 per 5 quart jug. Every year they run a $10 rebate (two per household) so you get a great oil for $13. I use it and change it at 5,000 mile intervals only because I have mutiple motorcycles and 5,000 mile intervals are easy to remember. If I only had one bike I'd have no problem letting it go the recommended 6,000 mile change interval or beyond.

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Wait. So to confirm, you’d recommend changing the oil to a w50 before a ride in temps over 100?

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Wait. So to confirm, you’d recommend changing the oil to a w50 before a ride in temps over 100?

Thanks again!


I am not recommending you do anything other than what you are comfortable doing. Personally I use 15w-50 in my Hexhead GS's. I live and ride in Pennsylvania year round in temperatures from below zero to 100+.
 
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