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If you have them or can obtain them, these are good articles to look at.

All those earliest Airheads have a paper gasket at that cover. If you have a magnetic drain plug, inspect it for particulate matter.

All covers, all models, are held to the engine by three small bolts (screws). Two versions of the canister, two versions of the central pipe. If you do not have a magnetic drain plug, I HIGHLY suggest you DO use one.

BMW sketches MAY have parts identified that are used for a wide variety of models/years, BUT not all the parts are used in, perhaps, YOUR bike.

This is particularly bad & confusing in Haynes & Clymers books.

The only other website I can refer you to that may be of interest in this area is Anton Largiader's ...a very good website: I suggest you first read through the rest of my article, below, and when done, read the above two by Anton, completely, links just above.

By reading them all, you will likely to understand most everything.

Not so much tolerance for the transmission drain plug ..very much NOT tolerant for the driveshaft drain/fill and rear drive inspection port plugs.

BMW originally used crushable, fold-over type crush washers, and later, solid ones. BMW publishes torque figures for most things, and the engine drain plug is no exception.

Your /5 and later BMW Airhead motorcycle has a well-deserved reputation for reliability & exceptionally long life, if the engine is kept properly lubricated.

Regular oil & filter changes based on both oil quality, time, & mileage, are .

SEE:bending the left throttle cable when checking the oil level at the dipstick.