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Just got back from my first ride on a harley and yes i LOVED it. But of course i have a question now
I guy i got it from said he never changed the oil. well today when i did i got maybe half a quart with the oil filter. Now i have no idea how much oil i need to put back in. i have put 2 and a hlaf quart in but still no idea how much i need and the dip stick to me is worthless
 

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Congrats on your first ride!

Glad it didn't seize up without any oil in it! You need yourself a service manual, stat.

In the meantime, the owner's manual should list capacities. Good luck and best wishes.
 

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no i didnt ride without oil i was afraid i had to much in there but i have drained it again and figured out how much goes in there thanks
 

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I meant that when you said you drained it you didn't get much out. Like, the previous owner didn't maintain his oil level very well?
 

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okay a little slow tonight been a long day..... Just got from another ride ....can't believe what i have been missing all these years...
 

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Make sure you drained the oil tank and not the crank case!

As was said, get a service manual.
 
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