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I have a 1976 ironhead, how much oil should be in the case were the clutch cable goes

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Most of the old ironheads have a "level screw" in the side of the outer primary cover. It's located near the bottom front of the case and is usually a phillips head screw. Stand the bike up straight and remove this screw and the round access plug at the top of the cover. Pour oil in until it starts to run out the "oil level hole". It takes about a quart of oil if the primary has been drained. Use H-D Primary lube for Sportsters in this case. Good Luck Steve

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