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I've got a 2005 xl 883 and I accidentally drained the tranny when I was trying to change the oil

I need to know how much fluid and what type to put back in there. Thanks for your help.
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a lot of people (myself included) suggest synthetic amsoil 25w50 for both oil tank and transmission. (I believe the HD synthetic can be used in both holes as well)
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this is what I use in me engine and primary (1 full bottle of this in the primary)

http://www.amsoil.com/storefront/mcv.aspx
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I use Amsoil 20/50 in both eng & tranny but I only use 30 oz in the trans.
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I use Redline MT90 in the bike.
You might want to head to a Dealer,
pick up a quart of the stuff they
sell for the Sporty transmission,
and also grab a service manual
while your there. I think it's like
60 bux but it's worth it.
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I use Redline MT90 in the bike.
You might want to head to a Dealer,
pick up a quart of the stuff they
sell for the Sporty transmission,
and also grab a service manual
while your there. I think it's like
60 bux but it's worth it.
and about 48 on Ebay on a good day.
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