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I’m working on a 94 with a 1200 engine. This bike has not been riden in over a year and all the oil in the tank has found its way past the check ball into he cases hydraulic locked the engine.What I need is a way to drain the cases. I haven’t found a case drain plug so I am need of help with suggestions.
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That's a lot of oil down there then.
This won't fully drain the case, but can you find this plug?




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If you can’t access the plug that Hippy showed, You could try and connect a suction pump, or vacuum pump such a mighty vac, or a shop vacuum to the oil return hose to the tank. IDK if it will pull through the scavenge pump, but it might be worth a try.
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That’s a good point!

I’m not sure it’s possible for enough oil to be in there. That’s a lot of volume to fill. Both cylinders are open to the crankcase. The pistons are at different positions. There are other paths for oil to escape. Even if it were full to the underside of the piston crowns, you would be able to move the engine in at least one direction. Slowly rotating it would pump oil out the breather and vent.
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Remove spark plugs and clamp the oil feed line. Turn the engine over in 10-15 second bursts. Check the return line in the tank.
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3 quarts will maybe fill the case a few inches up on the fly wheels.
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I could not find the plug hippy showed. But came up with another idea. I pulled the plugs to aid cranking(they were dry) and removed the timing plug. When cranked over ( removing the timing plug allowed it to spin) I was as greeted with not a smooth flow of oil but a jet that shot halfway across my garage. It will turn over now but I ran out of battery and had to clean up my shooting oil mess. I’ll post tomorrow on starting. Thanks to all for your ideas!
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I could not find the plug hippy showed. But came up with another idea. I pulled the plugs to aid cranking(they were dry) and removed the timing plug. When cranked over ( removing the timing plug allowed it to spin) I was as greeted with not a smooth flow of oil but a jet that shot halfway across my garage. It will turn over now but I ran out of battery and had to clean up my shooting oil mess. I’ll post tomorrow on starting. Thanks to all for your ideas!

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