how much oil???

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how much oil???

Postby 01664mk2 » Tue Apr 19, 2011 7:54 pm

Anyone know how much oil a mk2 gti 1.8 8v takes from empty???

I have drained it today but want to refil

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Re: how much oil???

Postby Frijjj » Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:05 pm

1.6 and 1.8 litre pre-August 1985 3.5 litres with filter change, 3.0 without
post-August 1985 4.0 litres with filter change and 3.5 litres without

1.05 & 1.3 litre
rocker finger type 3.0 litres with filter change 2.5 without
hydraulic tappets 3.5 litres with filter change 3.0 without

Cooling system 6.3 litres

Manual Gear box:
084 type 2.2 litres
085 type 3.1 litres
020 4 speed 1.5 litres
020 5 speed (gti box) 2.0 litres

Automatic transmission 6.0 litres from dry
3.0 litres service drain and fill
Final drive automatic 0.75 litres

Fuel tank 55.0 litres

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Re: how much oil???

Postby 01664mk2 » Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:35 pm

sweet

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Re: how much oil???

Postby yamz89 » Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:37 pm

Just make sure you tighten up the sump bolt :D
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Re: how much oil???

Postby chris_d_1986 » Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:38 pm

yamz89 wrote:Just make sure you tighten up the sump bolt :D


and check the condition of the copper washer
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Re: how much oil???

Postby g60go » Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:55 pm

yamz89 wrote:Just make sure you tighten up the sump bolt :D


Very true,dont do what my mate done! He forgot,he was driving down the road and later told me he was looking through the rear view mirror and said there was a black line following him,then the oil light came on after about 3mins,funniest thing I heard for a while at the time!
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Re: how much oil???

Postby Dimebagdub » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:50 pm

You can get 5l of oil a sump washer n oil filter from VW for about £15
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Re: how much oil???

Postby Rastle95 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:22 pm

yamz89 wrote:Just make sure you tighten up the sump bolt :D


Hahaa!! don't do what my brother did on his motocross bike..Which was he forgot to put the plug back in and put the new oil in, then realised that he was standing about 1500ml of Castrol!! what a dumbass :lol:
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Re: how much oil???

Postby acidicduo » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:30 pm

Dimebagdub wrote:You can get 5l of oil a sump washer n oil filter from VW for about £15


what, from the main dealer?
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Re: how much oil???

Postby Likeagolf » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:44 pm

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i got 5 litres of shell helix and bosch filter 16 quid delivered to my door

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