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post #8 of (permalink) Old Aug 17th, 2006, 3:09 am
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Originally Posted by amullo
The oildrain plug is right UNDER the engine. Its a 12mm allenhead (i believe) and rather large, about 1" in diameter

For all that is holy, do NOT use the small allen next to the oilfilter! Youll never get it to seal properly

I am such an idiot!!!

Instead of removing the oil drain bolt from the crankcase, I removed the bolt right underneath the oil mesh screen to drain the oil.

No wonder all the oil didn't come out.

Now I read that, this will be a problem? I rode the bike and checked the bolt again. Still on tight and no leaks. Should I worry?
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