Diy

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by gator508, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. gator508

    gator508 Senior Member

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    Finally got around to changing oil in all 3 holes last weekend, everything went off without a hitch.
    Preston, I tried to remove the return line to scavenge left over oil, but couldn't get the line loose, I'll have to get on of the Lisle kits. I used a large syringe and long piece of tubing to get what I could out, ~ 200cc.
    Put Redline shockproof in the tranny, man I was shocked, it looked like Pepto-Bismol! Took her out for a spin, everything tight and no leaks, ran good. So now we are ready for the mountains.
     
  2. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    Another job well done Gator.....:s
    Hope the weather is in your favor and you have a great trip......
     
  3. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    All 3 holes is on my bucket list this fall.:s
     
  4. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Peace of mind to know that the job has been done correctly with suitable stuff

    Brian
     
  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    Think of the money u saved, now you can spend it on your trip:s
     
  6. gator508

    gator508 Senior Member

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    Yea Jack, Stac has already hinted on birthday stuff while we are there:D
     
  7. HDDon

    HDDon Experienced Member Contributor Retired Moderators

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    Safe trip Gator. Let us know what you think of the Redline in the tranny while in the mountains.
     
  8. gator508

    gator508 Senior Member

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    HDDon

    I will do that, have taken it out for a couple of high speed spins and so far it seems somewhat quieter thru the gears.
     
  9. PA 58

    PA 58 Active Member

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    sorry for the late reply , been out of town working. i know it is already done but for next time , the chrome cap has an o ring inside of it , a little prying with something flat like a butcher knife. then once pulled out , you look close you will see a clip with 2 little pinch clips squeeze them and wiggle out the line. no need for any kit
     
  10. gator508

    gator508 Senior Member

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    Thanks Preston, I'm going to print and save this till next time.:cheers