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Beetle torque specs 1966-1969

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Engine (1300cc and 1500cc)

Torque Wrench settings
Spark Plugs
Special nut for Fan
Nut for Small pulley
Bolt for Large pulley
Oil pump nuts
Oil drain plug
Sealing nut for Oil strainer cover
Rocker shaft standard nuts
Cylinder head nuts
Flywheel Bolts
Crankcase nuts and M8 bolts
Crankcase nuts and M12 or M10 bolts
Connecting rod nuts or bolts
Bolts for Clutch
Engine mounting nuts
Bolts for Torque converter
Lb Ft
25
43
43
33
14
33
5
18
23
217
14
25
24
18
22
22
Nm
33.8
58.3
58.3
44.7

44.7
6.7
24.4
31.2
294.2
19.0
33.8
32.5
24.4
29.8
29.8
mkg
3.5
6.0
6.0
4.5
2.0
4.5
0.7
2.5
3.2
30.0
2.0
3.5
3.3
2.5
3.0
3.0

Transmission and Rear Axle

Torque Wrench settings
Transmission and Rear Axle (fully synchronized) all Types
Drive pinion round nut (Double Ball bearing)
Drive pinion round nut (Double tamper roller bearing)
Pinion bearing retainer bolt
Pinion nut
Drive shaft nut
Reverse lever guide bolt
Selector fork bolt
Nuts for gearshift housing
Ring gear bolt
Final drive cover nuts
Axle tube retainer nuts
Rear wheel Bearing retainer bolts
Oil drain plugs
Oil filler plug
Rear axle shaft nut
Transmission carrier on frame
Additional torques for transmission and rear axle
(Automatic Stick Shift)
Temperature switch/Selector Switch, Starter Safety switch
Torque converter to drive plate screws
Retaining nut for tapered roller bearing
Nut for converter housing
Bolt for one-way clutch support (use new bolts)
Bolt for clutch carrier plate
Bearing lock bolt
Clamp bolt for clutch lever
Screw for transmission oil pan and lock plate
Union for oil pressure line
Union for oil return line
Screw for drive shaft
Bolt in Diagonal arm
Lb Ft

87
144
36
43*
43*
14
18
11
43
22
14
43
14
14
217
166


18
18
115
14
11
11
7
18
7
25
25
25
87
Nm

118.0
195.2
48.8
58.3*
58.3*
19.0
24.4
14.9
58.3
29.8
19.0
58.3
19.0
19.0
294.2
225.1


24.4
24.4
155.9
19.0
14.9
14.9
9.5
24.4
9.5
33.8
33.8
33.8
118.0
mkg

12.0
20.0
5.0
6.0*
6.0*
2.0
2.5
1.5
6.0
3.0
2.0
6.0
2.0
2.0
30.0
23.0


2.5
2.5
15
2.0
1.5
1.5
1.0
2.5
1.0
3.5
3.5
3.5
12.0

* Tighten first to 12mkg/87ft.lb, then back off and finally tighten to 6mkg/43ft.lb.

Brakes

Torque Wrench settings
Master Cylinder
Stop screw in housing
Residual pressure valve on housing
Brake light switch to housing
Master Cylinder to frame bolts
Brake line to master cylinder union nut*
Front Wheel Brakes
Backing plate to steering knuckle bolt
Splash shield to steering knuckle bolt
Caliper housing screw
Cylinder to backing plate bolt
Caliper to steering knuckle bolt
Bleeder Valve in cylinder/ caliper
Hose to cylinder/ caliper
Screw for clamp nut
Rear Wheel Brakes
Cylinder to backing plate bolt (M8)
Cover to bearing housing bolt
Brake drum/ rear wheel hub to shaft (slotted) nut
Wheels
Wheel to drum/disc bolt (M14)
Wheel to drum/disc bolt (M12)
Pedals
Brake pedal bracket to frame bolt
Pedal stop plate to frame bolt
Lb Ft

3.5-7.0
14
14
18
11-14

36
7
14-18
18
29
3.5 Max
11-14
7-9 Max

14-22
43
253

87-94
72

28-32
14-18
Nm

4.7-9.5
19.0
19.0
24.4
14.9-19.0

48.8
9.5
19.0-24.4
24.4
39.3
4.7 max
14.9-19.0
9.5-12.2

19.0-29.8
58.3
343.0

118-127
97.6

38.0-43.4
19.0-24.4
mkg

0.5-1.0
2.0
2.0
2.5
1.5-2.0

5.0
1.0
2.0-2.5
2.5
4.0
0.5 max
1.5-2.0
1.0-1.3

2.0-3.0
6.0
35.0

12.0-13.0
10.0

4.0-4.5
2.0-2.5

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beetle, type 1, specification