Preheat oven to 325°F
In a large mixing bowl, combine oil, sugar, and eggs. Beat until creamy.
In a medium sized mixing bowl, sift together flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking soda.
Stir dry ingredients into creamed mixture until smooth. Add vanilla. Fold in pears and pecans. Pour mixture into a well-greased bundt or tube pan.
Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes. A toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean.
Glaze: Blend butter and sugar. Add syrup and stir until well mixed and slightly runny. Drizzle over the cake