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My first "fluid" change.

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  1. RoguePug

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    So all went well, except i really need to buy a motorcyle jack. So I replaced the crush washer with a new one from witchdoctors and reinstalled the drain plug and it is no longer flush, also torqued to 15ft,lbs. I started the bike let it run for a bit and topped off the fluid as needed. Ran again for a few minutes and no leaks / all looks well. Just curious if I bought the correct one. Drain Plug.jpg
     
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    Looks like you have 2 washers on top of each other...
     
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    Nope that is the drain plug, the copper one above is the crush washer.
     
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    Looks good. I like to let the bike warm up a bit before draining then straddle the bike and lean side to side a few times to get that last half cup of oil or so out. Good time to lube the ends of the clutch cable.
     
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    Clean and lube the clutch cable ends with every oil change.



    And let that copper washer be the last one you use. Goldwing drain bolt washers are the same size, made of soft aluminum and crush much easier with less torque making a dripless seal.
     
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    Oh no ........ not another fluid thread :22yikes:
     
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    They tried to sneak it past you, not saying "oil"
     
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    Well I’m curious if you bought the right oil ?
    UHHHH ....... I mean fluid .......:doh:
     
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    I actually prefer @Pauljp 's video regarding the clutch adjustment / cleaning video lol.
     
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    Unfortunately I had to go with something else other than the spectro..So I went with something I know you would approve of, which was Lucas High Performance Semi-Synthetic motorcycle OILLLL 10w/40.
     
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    Many have tried but no one has accomplished that yet.
     
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    I remember reading that somewhere on here and did just that. I could not believe how much more came out when I leaned the bike to the left. Yep did the clutch cables as well.
     
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    Well, excuuuuse me!
     
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    Yeah ...... every time I watch one of Mikes videos I feel stupid like I should of bought a Victory. What was I thinking.
     

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