Primary Fill Level ?

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by hapbob, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. hapbob

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    Primary Fill Level
    I read in my manual to fill level till I see it? I filled it through the cover removed hole and I can see it...but it is still about 1/2 inch below the lip of the hole? Doesn't seem very exact as far as proper level? Comments.

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  2. 1fltri4me

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    I beleive its 38 oz.
     
  3. PigSnot

    PigSnot Active Member Contributor

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  4. blkjac

    blkjac New Member

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    What year?
     
  5. glider

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  6. hapbob

    hapbob Member

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    It's a 2008

    The bottom of Clutch Basket ?

    In pigsnot/Glider Picture my Clutch area looks different without the Primary cover off.
    So Mine is touching the botoom of the same area I guess...A few onces won't be a big deal either way I guess...If the clutch asct goofy I will drain a bit out.
    Thanks
     
  7. glider

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    A few ounces difference can indeed make a difference with clutch drag and ease of shifting. In the 2008 bikes it is 38 ounces or measure what comes out to be sure.
    Your bike will look different than the one in the pic being an older softail but the principle is the same anyhow for both to the bottom of the clutch basket.
     
  8. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    Just did my oil change(s) when winterizing 09 SG & primary was exactly 38oz to the clutch basket (like glider's pic/recommendation). Sounds like you're right there - just make sure the bike's level.
     
  9. blkjac

    blkjac New Member

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    Manual calls for 45 oz
     
  10. glider

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    Turn the book over :lolrolling

    No more than 38 at the MOST.