View Full Version : beetle owner in need of help

23-03-2008, 10:51 AM
i have just brought a vw beetle 1972 1302s in need of restoring.i have made a start on the inside stripping it out n have come to the engine.i taken the airfilter off and it had oil and water in it,the car had been in a garage for 8years i am wondering if anyone as any idears on what it could be if so it would be a great help to me.thankyou for lookin

23-03-2008, 11:46 AM
Hi There should be oil in the air filter but not water.If the engine has been standing for 8 years the water could have come from anywhere, might just be condensation.

23-03-2008, 10:21 PM
thanks for the reply mate there was quite alot of oil in the airfilter is that normel am not 2 good with engines

24-03-2008, 11:46 AM
If i remember correctly ther is a level marking,the oil level should be just below the filter netting