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What weight oil goes in the trans and primary on an 08 fxdli

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    • 1 Unscrew the seat bolt from the rear fender using a Torx driver.
    • 2 Push down on the front of the seat, and pull it toward the rear fender until it can be removed completely from the motorcycle.
    • 3 Unscrew the pair of bolts from the top of the battery box cover using a Torx driver. Pull the cover off of the battery box.
    • 4 Look for the jack bolt behind the battery box on the right side of the frame. Twist the bolt counterclockwise with a socket wrench to lower the battery box away from the frame.
    • 5 Unscrew the negative lead from the battery's negative terminal using a Phillips screwdriver. Set the negative lead away from the battery and the motorcycle's frame. Unscrew the positive lead from the battery's positive terminal using a Phillips screwdriver. Pull the positive lead away from the battery.
    • 6 Pull the battery out of the battery box.

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You could get away with it for awhile, but I would only use oil formulated for the primary chain case, and for that part of the machine, I stick with Harley brand, dont forget , u got clutch plates in there u dont want slipping. For the tranny you wanna use a good grade gear oil (75W-90, 75W-110,75W-140, SAE 190 & SAE 250) .... it'll better handle the torque requirements. I use Redline Gear Oil and shifting has improved noticeably

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Use 1 quart of 75-90 gear oil. I use Mobile 1 full synthetic.

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Its all a matter of opinion. Best to my Knowledge is Mobil 1 V-twin formula 20W50 Full Synthetic. Holds up better then even Syn 3 Harley Oil. But if thats not available then Stick with Harleys Syn 3

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