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Old 04-11-2005, 02:15 AM
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Default CRANKCASE DRAIN PLUG

IN DRAINING THE ENGINE OIL FROM A SOFTAIL, I REALIZE THAT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO DRAIN ONLY THE OIL TANK, BUT WHAT IS THAT DRAIN-PLUG LOOKING BOLT UNDERNEATH THE CRANKCASE ON MY 2005 FXSTS?
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Old 04-11-2005, 08:27 AM
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Don't mess with it. While it might be a "drain" plug, ya don't take it out when changing oil. Basically there is no oil in the crankcases on a harley, unless the oil pump check valve fails. And then when you fire it up, it'll puke all the oil trapped in the crankcase out the breather, and/or pump it back into the tank.
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Old 04-11-2005, 11:57 PM
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been there dun that, got oil on my jeans, pissed off the mate when i chucked em tn the laundry basket!
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Old 04-12-2005, 12:50 AM
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You need to get a shop manual,It will keep you from doing naughty things to your scoot
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OOOOLD thread but instead of starting a new one I thought I'd bump

S&S cases...ok so the plug aint for drainin oil

what's it for then?
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