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Is the Final Drive oil plug 27 or 26 mm?

I am in the process of changing the final drive gear oil on a 89 vulcan 750. I bought a 27 mm socket to take the oil plug off but seems kind of lose. Can somebody confirm if it is a 26 or 27 mm socket?

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Don't remember. Think I used a big crescent wrench
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Tried that first but the plug did not move, the wrench just slipped off.
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It's a 27mm. (Just went out into the garage and checked) the previous owner may have worn it down using the wrong tool.)

You really should use a six point socket on it.

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FYI, I have an old final drive that the splines are shot. So if anyone needs an nice drain plug that's not all bitched up I got one.

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It's a 27mm. (Just went out into the garage and checked) the previous owner may have worn it down using the wrong tool.)

You really should use a six point socket on it.
Yes, yes, yes, 6 point sockets are my first choice whenever possible.

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Yes, yes, yes, 6 point sockets are my first choice whenever possible.
Yea mine too,that is when the "other" people in my head put them away.normally can't find them till after I need them
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