The 1974 VW Super Beetle engine oil capacity is 3.5 quarts. Three quarts of oil will be in the engine and one half quart of oil will be in the oil filter.
Most of the parts for old classic Beetles are still easy to find and relatively inexpensive.
According to NADA, a 1974 Volkswagen Beetle convertible in a low retail situation could sell for $6,250. It's all about condition.
The biggest difference is the 74 has energy absorbing bumpers that the 73 is lacking.
between the rear wheels
Someone put one on it.
20 miles to the gallon 20 miles to the gallon
1974 was the first year of energy absorbing Beetle bumpers. You can't use earlier bumpers on 1974s.
A 1974 Volkswagen Beetle takes 2. 5 liters of oil. The weight of the oil should be 15W30. When the oil is changed, the oil filter should also be changed.
Mine didn't have any.
Somewhere around 2000lb/850KG. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Beetle
correct it will fit. be sure to take lots of pictures before you pull all of the wires off. so you have a diagram of where they go after.
Anywhere from late 1974 through late 1979. These were Type 1 or Beetle engines.
Machine 7 or Just aircooled
if one was put on the car it should be in-line. you should find it in the hose leading to the carb just before the hose goes in to the carb. if you don't see one there you should put one there.
This would be a model year 1972 through 1974 Type 1 Beetle engine.
J C Wwitney has manuals
Replace the flasher relay if the lights come on but do not flash.
The brake light switches.
They're pretty much all based on 165R-15.
It's on the front of the transmission. VW Joe! Have a Great Day