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I am just curious how someone would go about filling gear oil in the rear end of a honda final drive?

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Behind the exhaust pipe about half way up the drive hub should be a plug, use a wrench to remove the plug and put your finger in the hole the oil should be up to the lower level of that plug hole. If not add till the oil just starts dripping out and put the plug in and wipe up the drip.

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G'day.
I thought this might help.
Check this link for a fisch diagram of the final drive.
http://www.mrcycles.com/fiche_section_detail.asp?section=173952&category=MOTORCYCLES&make=HONDA&year=1989&fveh=3967
The filler plug is part number 1. remove &top up with diff. oil to the bottom edge of the thread.
To drain the diff oil for replacement- remove part number 19.
Hope this proves helpfull
Kind regards Andrew Porrelli

Posted on May 18, 2011

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