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  1. Installing an Oil Pressure Gauge (OPG) on a TS111

    Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    There is a surprisingly very little information out there on this subject. At least not enough for me to be confident on making significant modifications. Have any of you installed an oil pressure gauge (OPG) on your TS111? I'm working with a 2018 Springfield and would like to mount a 2 1/16...
  2. Oil drain plug problem

    Indian Scout
    I put the oil drain plug with crush washer in and went to tighten and it just spins. It won't tighten down. I tried to back it out and it just spins. Any advice?
  3. Suggestion on repetitive Oil, Tire, Battey type questions and new threads.

    Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Weve all seen them. Most are tired of seeing them. You know the ones. Tires, Type AND Viscosity of Oil......etc erc etc. Why not have these just in a repair and maintenance section THAT DIES NOT APPEAR on recent post and/or popular post. Everyone will know where they are so it solves the poor...
  4. Indian Scout 2016 Mobil 1 Oil

    Indian Scout
    Hi all. Just wantedt know if its okay to use Mobil 1 VTwin 20w-50 instead of buying oil directly from Indian.
  5. No BS Oil Change for the Indian Scout/Sixty/Bobber.

    Indian Motorcycle Pictures & Videos
    Hey dudes, Just realized I haven't posted here in a long while and figured I'd share this week's vid to help any and all out. This vid has everything you need to get the job done, all wrapped up in a quick 8 minutes. Hope you enjoy!
  6. How often do you change your oil?

    Indian Scout
    I know that the Scout owner's manual says to change your oil every 10,000 miles, but I've always been in the habit of changing the oil at the end of every riding season on my old bike, regardless of how many miles I've ridden. I bought my 2018 Scout in January last year and put 2,300 miles on...
  7. Archoil AR9100 Friction Modifier in TS 111"

    Indian Chieftain
    I have read some previous threads about friction modifiers being used in applications that use a common sump for the clutch and engine oil. I have used AR9100 in my diesels and gasoline engines for my trucks and my Harleys. None of them have the common sump, so I contacted Archoil and...
  8. Thunderstroke motor oil

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    I have been told by an excellent V-Twin motorcycle mechanic that Chevron Delo 400 15-W40 is an excellent motor oil to use in my 2017 Road Master Classic . Any feedback on this .
  9. Indian oil = snake oil

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    I ride a 2015 Chieftain with 29800 miles on the clock. I , like most everyone else, used the Indian oil when new because I was duped into thinking if it was engineered for the bike then it must be good stuff. I was also disappointed in having to pay $12.00 for a quart of oil but was also...
  10. Mixing Oils?

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Yes, I know it's an oil thread, but this one is a bit different. I find myself with 3 quarts of Redline 10w40 and 3 of Amsoil 20w40. I know people have had good results with both of these oils, but I'm wondering if there would be negative results in mixing them together. I don't really want...
  11. New To Indian! 2017 Roadmaster, traded 2016 Voyager

    New Member Introduction Forum
    Just dropped in at dealer as I was passing through and live 150 miles away. Had not intended to buy a bike. Year end prices, plus factory incentives combined with Demo rides at events... equal : LOL:) Only had the bike 48 hours and of course have lots of questions: Here are a couple! ;)...
  12. 2015 Scout just started Burning Oil

    Indian Scout
    I currently have a little over 34,000 miles on my Scout.... Within the last 4,000 miles i started going thru Oil... I just did a 1400 mile ride and went thru a quart of oil..... My Scout never went thru any oil before?? Any Ideals....
  13. Indian Oil

    Indian Roadmaster
    20-50w or 15-60w. Which oil is best for the Roadmaster and why?
  14. Oil Cooler Alternatives

    Thunder Stroke 111 Performance & Suspension
    Hi. A friend of mine bought a 20yrs old Evo HD and showed me a little feature he do not want to use anymore. It is a little adapter, an extension for oil filters which is a cooling element, a patent from apx. 1995 which was used for HD. Is there an equivalent for the filters used on our TS111...
  15. Oil Drain Pan

    Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    I'm looking for an oil drain pan that will fit under the bike while it is on its kickstand. I have a Chief and I'm finding that most of the standard 16 quart pans just are too thick too fit. Last oil change I used an aluminum pan from the Dollar Store for cooking turkeys, which worked but was...
  16. Oil Leak

    Indian Scout Sixty
    So I picked up my brand new Sixty and I have completed a grand total of 234 miles on it and it's got an oil leak! It's running down the engine at the base of the filter housing and around the oil filter onto the ground/along the bottom of theengine. It doesn't look like it coming from the filter...
  17. Springfield is either burning oil or dealer didn't fill it

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Hi! I have a 2016 Springfield, Freedom fishtails stage one Indian AC and a Power Commander. Took delivery a few months ago, never checked the oil, took it in for the 500 miles service at 600 miles, etc. Yesterday decided to check my oil as she has about 1,500 miles on it now. Nothing on the...
  18. What color is your oil?

    Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    Ok, after the 500 mile oil change how often do you change your oil? What oil do you use? And the reason for this post...What color is your old oil? A friend of mine ran full synthetic Amsoil for 5000 miles and when he changed it, it was very black. I know his bike (Chieftain) and it does not...
  19. Oily Mess: Crankcase Blow-By: Dealer says Normal?

    Indian Motorcycle General Discussion
    I just get done riding 2-3 hundred miles and my left side cover is always covered in oil. The dealer says it's Crankcase Blow-By, and it's normal (oil checked, level and hot, just above the add, dealer says he put in 5.5Qts, no more/no less). Also said that as I have hi-flow air cleaner...
  20. Oil change: age vs. mileage question

    Indian Scout
    Now for an oil question, but not the usual debate :-) We have an Indian Scout with about 3800 miles on it, meaning that it still has the oil in it from the 500 mile service last June. I presume the dealer put in the same Polaris full synthetic, just as comes with the OEM Indian oil change kit...