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I have a 2003 wide glide. While changing the fluids, I noticed a bolt that takes a 1/4 allen key toward the front of the bike with a triangle on the inside of it. It's almost right under the push rods(on the bottom of the bike) What does this drain?

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It's probably there to drain the oil out of the cam chest in the event you need to go into it to inspect the chain tensioners or something. Do not mess with this plug under normal conditions. Change the oil under the transmission and that's it. Don't forget to service the primary and the transmission at their scheduled intervals.

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