starting 74 super bettle bug

Asked by Sep 27, 2014 at 01:58 PM about the 1974 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Its been sitting up for 20 yrs. What do i do first? ?

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Drain all gas and fluid,s and replace,replace air filter,s and gas filter,s ,check,brake fluid,and replace brake,s,.

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After you do the above, remove the spark plugs and spray engine fogging oil into the cylinders. Let it sit over night then try to turn the engine over by hand. HTH. - Jim

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