Oil capacity and grades

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Re: Oil capacity and grades

Post by Frenchy » Sun Jun 12, 2022 11:30 am

The forum is showing two different values for differential fluid capacities. The reproduction of the workshop manual shows front 1.5 litres rear 1.3
The listing for fuel,oils,fluid capacity and grades shows front 2.0 rear 1.5. Which is the correct amount?

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Re: Oil capacity and grades

Post by Jordi » Sun Jun 12, 2022 5:43 pm

Fill it till it starts to dribble out of the fill hole. Thats the right amount.
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Re: Oil capacity and grades

Post by Frenchy » Mon Jun 13, 2022 6:59 pm

I know that,it's just that I looked at the copy of the workshop manual and bought three litres which should leave a drop over. If I go by the chart I need to buy another litre and I can think of better things I can waste €12 on😉
And looking at the workshop manual the drain and fill plugs have different part numbers,are they different sizes and threads?

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Re: Oil capacity and grades

Post by Frenchy » Wed Jul 06, 2022 11:55 am

? 😉

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Re: Oil capacity and grades

Post by Jordi » Wed Jul 06, 2022 8:50 pm

Presuming drain plugs are magnetic?

Also depends what model. Some have a standard looking hex bolt drain plug. Others have a flush fit drain plug with a square 3/8 (ish) female head.
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