Hello! Log in or Register   |  Help  |  Donate  |  Buy Shirts  See all banner ads | Advertise on TheSamba.com  
TheSamba.com
 
1974 Standard Beetle Oil Change
Forum Index -> Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up Share: Facebook Twitter
Reply to topic
Print View
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
kennyp
Samba Member


Joined: November 22, 2006
Posts: 17

kennyp is offline 

PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:27 am    Post subject: 1974 Standard Beetle Oil Change Reply with quote

My '74 Standard Beetle did not come with the owners' manual... when doing an oil change, how many quarts of new oil are needed?

Thanks for your help.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Classifieds Feedback
glutamodo Premium Member
The Android


Joined: July 13, 2004
Posts: 20595
Location: Douglas, WY
glutamodo is offline 

PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's 2.65 quarts. You should get a strainer gasket kit and check the oil strainer while you're at it.

By the way, there are a bunch of owner's manuals archived on TheSamba. While there isn't a 1974 included, there are many other years. Check 'em out:

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/manuals/type1.php
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Gallery Classifieds Feedback
Glenn Premium Member
Mr. 010


Joined: December 25, 2001
Posts: 59723
Location: Long Island, New York, USA
Glenn is offline 

PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do not over tighten the 6 M6 nuts on the bottom of the engine. They just need to be snug.
_________________
Glenn
74 Beetle Specs | 74 Beetle Restoration | 2180cc Engine
"You may not get what you pay for, but you always pay for what you get"

iride4sue.org

Restored Bosch Cast Iron Distributors
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website Gallery Classifieds Feedback
Bugs'n'Pugs
Samba Member


Joined: July 18, 2004
Posts: 1451
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Bugs'n'Pugs is offline 

PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2007 4:26 am    Post subject: Step-by-Step Procedure for Changing the Oil Reply with quote

kennyp wrote:
My '74 Standard Beetle did not come with the owners' manual... when doing an oil change, how many quarts of new oil are needed?

Thanks for your help.

Here is a step-by-step procedure for Changing the Oil by Rick Higgins of Bug Me Video.

Image may have been reduced in size. Click image to view fullscreen. Image may have been reduced in size. Click image to view fullscreen.
_________________
1978 Super Beetle Convertible (Project)
LCVWC
Post a Photo in the Forums
Rescue Man's Best Friend
Will rustfree1967bug sell his 1970 Beetle Convertible?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website Gallery Classifieds Feedback
Display posts from previous:   
Reply to topic    Forum Index -> Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up All times are Mountain Standard Time/Pacific Daylight Savings Time
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

About | Help! | Advertise | Donate | Premium Membership | Privacy/Terms of Use | Contact Us | Site Map
Copyright © 1996-2014, Everett Barnes. All Rights Reserved.
Not affiliated with or sponsored by Volkswagen of America | Forum powered by phpBB