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I don't think grease could get into the final drive unless someone, in ignorance, thought it appropriate to put it into the oil fill port. If way too much time is spent at the the "zerk" fitting, the right side of the swingarm would fill until grease oozed out forward from around the rubber "boot". That would take a lot of grease.



Flushing is probably OK with a mild solvent (I'd use kerosene or maybe jet/diesel fuel) that won't do anything bad to the internal seals. Thngs like acetone, lacquer thinner etc would not be good. After the flush I would refill with proper hypoid gear oil, work/rotate the unit for a while on the center stand, drain and then fill again. The idea being to make sure residual solvent has all been eliminated before going out on the road and putting any real loads on the unit.



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