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I have 2004 flstc how do i grease the swingarm, where are the grease plugs

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There are no grease fittings on the swingarm bearing on your Softail. You must pull the swingarm to get to the bearings.

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Posted on Mar 20, 2011

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If the shocks are shot then you will need to find replacements. If I recall correctly, the bottom half of the shock had an adjustment ring that turned to add spring pressure. There were 4 settings indexed in the ring. The swing arm may need cleaning and grease. If stiff, it could be the problem. You may need to remove the wheel and the shocks to get the swingarm off for adding grease at the hinge point.

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