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Default Rebuilt bike - cant find oil drain video included

The title pretty much says it all , i cant find the oil drainage tap because the bike has been rebuilt so itÂ’s Not were itÂ’s supposed to be. Im
Guessing i can back track it somehow , gonna add a YouTube video
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the tube off the cam cover is crankcase vent
you drain the oil from the tank as you said
you will not find a sump drain for the engine side. it does have an allen but you do not use that to service the machine. it is there encase the engine wet sumps, allows you to drain. you do have a tranny plug on the cover. the machine has separate compartments.
a lot of people are fanatic about changing oil to every last drop but the engine holds very little after it have been run so i do not even worry about it.
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You already found it after 20 seconds in the video.
The other hoses are feed line, return line and vent line.
On 34 seconds you found the breather hose of the crank case ventilation.

I know it's not a standard bike anymore but the principles stay the same. Look at Sportsterpedia: http://sportsterpedia.com/doku.php/techtalk:evoil02

Nice looking bike!
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