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post #23 of Old 04-09-2013
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Re: Tips for dropping in an A-4?

Originally Posted by Faster View Post
For the oil drain all you do is replace the pan drain plug with a fitting you can attach a hose to.. the hose can come up to the top of the block and be stored/attached to something to keep it high. You can add a plug at that end if you like.
I did this on mine. Brass plug with washer tapped into the trans inspection plate. Easy to stick the pump out tube in and slide it to the lowest spot of the crankcase. Usually quick and easy.

And here is why it needs to be easy. It's hard for fat boys to get under the cockpit and cozy up to the A4.

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