Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Kingman, AZ 86409
I looked at the AC oil 5w50, and I think it is a non synthetic oil, I use 10w40 for temperatures to 80 degrees "F", above 80 I switch to a 20W50 full synthetic. I ride about 400 miles every month, and change the oil and filter monthly. During the Winter I use my Prowler for snow plowing, so it is used about 40-50 hours a winter, I use the 0W40. All of the Oils I use are Wet Clutch and primary transmission approved. I have been using the Amsoil, and Mobil One Motorcycle Oil with no signs of wear to the engine, and trans assemblies. Oil Pressure remains well within limits. I do look at the wet clutch twice a year, and check the driven gear at the same time. I know this is somewhat different than the manual, but I'm comfortable with my decision. I only use Synthetics, and being old school that was very difficult to switch to! Just my method, Not suggesting anybody adopt this, just works for me.
2009 700EFI XTX, , AC Winch, 2010 Dust Shield EPI Sport Utility Clutch Kit , Street Legal, Cage chopped 2 ", Aluminum Diamond Plate Trim, Relocated Factory Bladders with covers, 5 Pt. Harness installed, Bed Tiedown System, Scat Pro-Car Seats, Secondary Battery installed, Oil Pressure, Oil/CVT Temperature, Volt Meter & Water Temp Gauges installed with Dash Plate, Bighorns, ITP Black 212 Wheels. Tonneau cover. 750 Big Bore Kit, Web Cam, and Rocker Arms.
Either - Dick or RD