883 question

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by chopit, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. chopit

    chopit Member

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    I ordered my service manual and just waiting for it to get here. i need to change my tranny fluid before that tho does anyone have a 2001 883 that knows how much fluid to add?
     
  2. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Make sure its a correct fluid for a Sportster transmission as also does the primary and clutch
    capacities 32 us oz / 946 ml / 33.3 imp.oz

    Brian
     
  3. chopit

    chopit Member

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    aright thank you
     
  4. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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  5. Old legend

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    And make sure you put the correct type of oil into the tranny. Look that up in the owners manual, or you could go to the dealer and they can advise you as to what type to use. Generally the dealer will tell you the HD oil.
     
  6. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    the sportster transmission oil lubes both the gear box and the primary and as such requires a specially formulated oil
    so use the correct oil as a new gearbox is not cheep

    Brian