I did it at TechShop Menlo Park (www.TechShop.com)!

Very excited to have another chance to use the auto bay at TechShop Menlo Park.  I am just starting to learn a little about cars, but I don't know anything about changing oil.  My friend  needed to change the oil in her 1968 Volkswagon Beetle, and she let me do it (with her instruction obviously)!

Step 1: Prep

I grabbed a socket set, an oil catch (just an old plastic bin), and some nitrile gloves. 
Love the old bugs. I used to have 3 of them, miss them terribly, thanks for the memories.
These "Volkies" never die! I heard a story that, in World War 2, the allies had a hard time pushing the Germans out of North Africa because while the Germans' vehicles used air to cool their well designed engines, the allies' vehicles required water for the cooling system.

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