The VW Lower Engine Case Mounting Studs are sold individually, 2 are needed per engine. The studs thread into the engine case and stick through the transmission case, below the bellhousing where a nut is threaded on securing the bottom of the engine to the transmission. The stud is 85mm long and has 10x1.5mm threads at either side of the center shoulder. The studs fit 1954 through 1977 Standard Beetle, 1971 through 1979 Super Beetle, 1956 through 1974 Karmann Ghia, 1955 through 1974 Type 2 Bus models, 1962 through 1973 Type 3s and 1973 through 1974 Things.
Note - not campatible with Auto-stick or Automatic transmission equipped VW models.
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Please Note:The information listed below is for stock, unmodified VW's manufactured for sale in the US. VW's are commonly modified and very often parts from another year VW may have been installed on your car. California Pacific JBugs is not responsible for any errors if your car has been modified in any way.
The “D” Starter Bolt inserts through the starter, transmission, and engine case.
The flat side of "D" bolt head rest against the starter which prevents it from spinning while bolting down. It is held in place with a 10 X 1.5 mm nut.
The Upper Engine Bolt installs through the transmission to the engine block.
On pre 1971 models it threads into a loose 10 X 1.5 mm nut. On '71-later models it threads into the captive nut which is attached behind the oil cooler.
2 Engine Case Mounting Studs are used at the bottom of the transmission bell housing.
Depending on the year, either 3 or 4 10 X 1.5 mm nuts are used to attach the engine to transmission.