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I'm changing out all my fluids. And in my manual it says to refill 38oz wet and 45oz dry.

Which do I refill to? 38 or 45 oz.? What's everyone else use?


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There must be a million post on this subject, have you used the search thingy?

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I'm changing out all my fluids. And in my manual it says to refill 38oz wet and 45oz dry.

Which do I refill to? 38 or 45 oz.? What's everyone else use?


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32oz is what I use, have for years.

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38 oz is what the book calls for. Just so the bottom of the clutch is covered you'll be fine.


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Just had my outer off. I filled mine with it sitting level on the jack to where the bottom of the clutch plates were covered as mention by 93-331-29psi. Mine took about 42 oz. I would consider mine as a dry change as the outer was off. I've only ridden maybe 50 miles since then and plan on removing the derby cover to check it again now that it's been cycled through the whole primary a little.

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I feel your pain and confusion. My take on it is, if you just drain the primary by removing the drain plug refill with 38oz.

I just replaced my chain tensioner and refilled with 45oz because I removed the full cover and wiped out a lot of "clinging" oil. That was about 2000 miles ago and so far everything seems fine.

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There must be a million post on this subject, have you used the search thingy?
We don't need to be like some other forums chastising members for asking a question. If you don't have something constructive to say just ignore the post and move on.

To the OP, if you are not removing the primary cover 38oz is all you need. If you are removing the primary cover then 45oz.

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I got it. Thanks everyone.

Just for everyone's FYI. If just changing the fluid. Refill is 38 oz. if you remove the primary case, then it's 45 oz.


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I got it. Thanks everyone.

Just for everyone's FYI. If just changing the fluid. Refill is 38 oz. if you remove the primary case, then it's 45 oz.


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yessir, you got it.

I would still get the bike level and watch the bottom of the clutch plates as you add fluid just to make sure you don't overfill.

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