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  1. 1.4 TSI camshaft bolt problem

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hi guys, Having a nightmare problem with my 1.4 TSI. Replaced the timing chain, tensioner, head reconditioned, new valves ect, but for the 3rd time the exhaust camshaft stretch bolt has slackened off. Anyone have any idea why this keeps happening? I torque the new stretch bolts to 40nm plus 90...
  2. PCV valve in 2.0L - where is this thing?

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I ordered a PCV valve, supposedly for the 2.0L engine (for a 2004 New Beetle). It looks like a 3" diameter black plastic disc, about 1/2" thick, with two hose ports sticking out of it. I've scoured the engine and the web looking for any indication of where this thing lives but can't figure it...
  3. Just joined :) Quick question and part request :)

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hey all :) Just joined and i have a newbie first question ... I have a 2009 golf streamline estate 2.0TDI Could someone let me know what mark this is ... Its either mk5 or mk6 but its 2009 in between years. Am after a drivers side wing mirror in black if any one has a spare :) .... PS...
  4. 2007 Triple White Convertible Beetle- Need Drivers Side Door Panel

    Beetle Owners Club
    2007 Beetle Convertible: I need a drivers side door panel in black. Anyone know what years are compatible or where to find one? RandyK
  5. New user with a 81 Rabbit that has some issues. OUTLAW 525S

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hello guys i am new to this form and i am in need of some help. i have tried posting in other posts and creating my own fourm and i have had no luck..... so i am sorry if this violates this form....... i have a 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual. heres the full story. everything was working great...
  6. 2012 beetle, fuse box diagram doesn’t match reality.

    Beetle Owners Club
    Howdy from Toronto. 2012 black Darth Vader car has 2 non functioning headlights. I’m hoping it’s just a fuse. But from a diagram i found it looks like each low beam has it’s own fuse. Now i’m Nervous cuz it’s unlikely either both fuses blew or both headlights blew. so I opened interior fuse...
  7. 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual----no cranking issue!!please help!

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hello guys i am new to this form and i am in need of some help. i have a 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual. heres the full story. everything was working great. then one morning my dome lights did not come on when i opened the door. so after a few days of driving (put on 70 miles a day) i had some...
  8. Electric Engine Conversion

    Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Been contemplating an engine conversion for my 85 Golf Diesel. After repeatedly seeing the black soot spewing out of the tailpipe, I'm giving serious thought to converting to a lesser polluting gas engine or going full electric. Any thoughts on this are most appreciated!
  9. Degreaser for everything. Also to decarb intakes

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hello all, I just wanted to plug a local company. I have been using GOM1221 degreaser for a bunch of years now. It is made by BNAC Environmental in Coquitlam BC. I have left VW golf diesel intake manifolds in a pail of 25% GOM and 75% water and they come out spotless. Zero carbon left in...
  10. Your thoughts

    Beetle Owners Club
    1974 Super Beetle. Engine recently overhauled. New plugs, New Carb, New points, New condenser, New fuel pump. Engine will start, but not remain running. Will not idle. Backfires. Had black, oily residue in Carb throat. As afterthought, checked oil level. At least 1/2 quart low, was full...
  11. MK6 Golf Floor Mats and Cargo Protection For Sale

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    New OEM carpet floor mats and lightly used all-weather Monster Mats, in excellent shape. Included as a set for $40: OEM Floor Mats Set of 4 OEM carpet mats MONSTER MATS - BLACK Set of 4 high quality all season mats help protect vehicle carpet from snow sand mud rain and slush. Positive...
  12. Wire getting too hot!!! 1999 tdi beetle

    TDI General Discussion
    I have a 1999 TDI Beetle, the wire/fuse box sitting on the top of the Battery, the left Black wire gets so hot I cant even touch it! Any answers??
  13. 1984 Rabbit Convertible Woes/Introduction

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hey guys, I'll keep both the introduction and question short (kinda). My names Steve, currently working on an 84 Rabbit Convertible that I've had sitting around for a good 7 years. It was my first car, bought with MY own money, title in MY name, all that jazz.. She was 'rigged' by some guys in...
  14. No power to starter

    Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    I am the original owner of a 1986 Golf Diesel and it is my daily driver. The key to my ignition became difficult to start the engine. I had to bear down hard on the key to start the starter. Battery went dead so I replaced it and jumped the starter wires and the starter turned freely. Small...
  15. Black or chrome bumpers caddy

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hey guys trying to get some ideas what do you think Chrome or black bumpers? for my Caddy
  16. Rabbit /caddy 1981 fuse box diagram

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    need help with Caddy 1981 fuse diagram I posted picture need to know were's the turn signal flasher relay thanks CF
  17. 1981 VW Rabbit Pickup wont idle after sitting a 6 months

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a 1981 VW Rabbit Pick (1.6) up that needed a battery so I let it sit for a season. When I installed a new battery and cranked it, it smokes really bad, is skipping, and wont idle. The smoke out of the tailpipe is a dusty type black. I thought that it may be an injector so I took them out...
  18. Temperature gauge

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Just recently noticed my temperature gauge hasn’t been reaching its usual levels when driving up hill, it’s registering much lower than usual, displaying temperatures more akin to rolling downhill in neutral in the winter time. After driving around for a while, up and down and around, with the...
  19. Investment

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Good day to all, I want to invest my money in developing projects. Any suggestions?
  20. WTB OEM Gloss Black Pretorias, 18"

    Private Party 'Wanted' Classifieds
    Looking to buy some OEM Gloss Black Pretorias. They don't have to come with tires. Preferably in the general area of Texas (I'd be willing to drive to you) but willing to pay to ship if they're in good condition. Preferably <$900 for wheels only. I don't mind minor scratches or chips, as long as...
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