gl1500 i finial drrive oil change

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gl1500 i finial drrive oil change

Post by ronscycle1 » Tue Aug 26, 2014 1:40 am

im doing a gl1500 i finial drive oil change and the bike has a trailer hitch will I be able to remove the drain plug without romoveing the muffler bolt that lets the muffler move out a little ? the trailer hitch bracket it right by it to close to get muffler bolt out


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Post by Uncle Fester » Tue Aug 26, 2014 12:44 pm

I do not know for 100%, but I under stand it can be done with only minor difficulty . . . .some one who knows better should be along soon.
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Re: gl1500 i finial drrive oil change

Post by WingAdmin » Tue Aug 26, 2014 2:25 pm

You should be able to do it without unbolting or moving the muffler. If you have difficulty, try it on the sidestand, center stand, try pumping the rear suspension up and down, to move the wheel up and down and get the required clearance.

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Re: gl1500 i finial drrive oil change

Post by HALBUDD » Tue Aug 26, 2014 6:14 pm

I put mine on my H.F. lift and lift her up a little, this will let the rear drop down where I can get to it with out taking any thing off.

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