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  1. To Seel Whole or to part out?

    GTI MK6 / 2009-2014
    Hey, need an advice here. I have a 2011 MK6 with CTS K04 turbo kit, full TB CTS 3" exhaust, camber and control arms kits, Ohlin Road and Track coilovers, and StopTech ST040 front brakes. The car has 215,000 km on it and with two teenagers playing hockey, I need to get something bigger. The car...
  2. New to VWOC, but bought my 74 Love Bug new!

    Air-cooled / FAQs
    Just found your site; I have owned my 74 "orange" Love Bug since new. Purchased during the fuel crisis of 1973...traded my Olds 442 for it. I live in Texas, so stopped driving it in 1980 when we had a string of 40+ 100 degree days. I retired in 2016 and decided it was time to "un-retire" the...
  3. 2006 passat Clutch Push rod snapped

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    I am asking for any of your experiences of similar issues and fixes please. The story so far, my 2006 2.0 tdi Passat had a full clutch kit including flywheel slave and fluid change, all was fine until she became redundant for a few weeks and when used again the clutch pedal became very stiff...
  4. Free Roof Rack and wheel centre tool set

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    I recently scraped my VW Bora 2004 1.9 TDi 90 pas, but still have a roof rack and the spare wheel centre tool kit. I am moving in 4 days time so need these out of my Garage by then. I live in Nottingham UK. If anyone wants these and can collect call me on 0794 171 5743 (John) to arrange. No...
  5. leak at injection pump

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a good running diesel engine (1982) but the injection pump is leaking now where the cold start valve cable connection mounts. Can this seal be replaced without taking the pump apart? I have a complete rebuild kit for an injection pump, but I'd just like to replace the cold start valve...
  6. KW Suspensions Spring Sale - Get Up To $350 Rebate!
    Stock suspension systems are perfect for regular driving conditions, as they provide just enough responsiveness with comfort and softness. Yet, for spirited driving, it may be not good enough. KW coilovers is a perfect way to improve handling and lower the ride height of your VW. Coilovers are a...
  7. 2010 Tiguan Meltdown

    Volkswagen Tiguan Forum
    Well, October and November were very costly months for our 2010 with 212,000 km. 1. Exhaust flange/clamp went south 2. Changed oil/filter and was told water pump had started to seep. 3. Check Engine Light comes on so back we go, only to find it was a timing chain code. Got the timing chain...
  8. New in-depth Eibach Sportline Coil Springs Review - Each project build requires you to put a lot of effort and time into it and in some cases turns into a money pit over time, because, you know, mods never come to an end, lol. If you’re looking to upgrade the suspension on your 2015-2018 VW GTI, yet...
  9. 2017 VW Passat Spare Tire question

    Passat Owners Club
    Just purchased a used 2017 VW Passat, it came without a spare tire, instead it came with a non VW/3rd Party kit to repair the tire, similar to: a: Slime Power Spair Flat Tire Repair Kit - 70004 Not a fan of fan have not having a spare tire and jack. Question 1. Does anyone know if the 2017...
  10. Aircooler Performance Upgrades

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    Hello everyone,,, I'm in the process of rebuilding a 1972 aircooled 1.6L beetle engine which will be for a competition car. Since I will be pushing the engine pretty hard and I'm somewhat unfamiliar with the aircooler function itself, Lucky Patcher Kodi I was wondering if it was...
  11. 78 super beetle shimmy

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    I have a 78 super beetle with only 27000 org miles. it had a bad frontend shake between 50 and 60 miles per hour! last year i replaced the front bearings and that seemed to help but only for a shoert time. Can be very smooth but when the shake hits very bad! Do i need a whole frontend...
  12. TDI Performance Upgrades

    TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    Hello everyone,, I'm new to owning a TDI (3 months). I'm looking to upgrade to around 220whp and 360+ ft/lbs of wheel torque. I currently have a cr170 turbo, AFE stage 2 cold air intake, and malone exhaust (3") with resonator and high flow cat ordered. Additionally, I have the cp3 HPFP kit on...
  13. '73 shifter issues

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Shift has gotten almost impossible, and the shifter is loose and rattles terribly. Research suggests I just need to replace the shifter bushing? I've also seen this would be a good time to replace the coupler as well. I'm on cip1 and see the coupler kit and the shifter bushing with ring. Do...
  14. Is it possible to rebuild the door lock cylinder for a Mk5 (2008 era)?

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    Can find tons of videos of how to rebuild a Mk4 door lock assembly not thing for a Mk5. Was able to buy the rebuild kit with parts but can't figure out how it comes apart?
  15. clutch issue looking for advice

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hello, got an 81 diesel rabbit pickup. Two years ago I put in a new clutch kit from parts place. Here is my current issue: I noticed two days ago it was getting harder to get into first gear and thinking I needed to tighten up my clutch cable(replaced same time as clutch) then yesterday it...
  16. Early 90mm CV Joint differences

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I'm in no rush, but I want to change an outer cv in my 1981 scirocco. Not going the whole axle route seems to be against the grain;, but I kept on searching and found a cv on ebay that says mk1's up to 1980. The part number is 171407311d. I'm tempted to buy it anyway and just find out...
  17. Rear hatch lock removal

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Hi, I have a 2008 VW Rabbit with an intermittent rear hatch lock/latch issue. I have sourced a new latch but even though I have an extensive tool kit I can not find a torx/star wrench that matches the assembly bolts - is there a metric version?. Does anyone know how to remove the lock/latch and...
  18. Bilstein/Eibach B12 Suspension ... Anyone have it?

    CC Owners Club
    Anyone running this suspension on their CC? I don't want to go aggressive on lowering it, just want to close up the fender gaps a little. The car has 65K miles on it so I'd like to replace the shocks at the same time ... This kit looks like exactly what I want to do. I'd like to see if anyone is...
  19. Help please

    Volkswagen Owner's Club Suggestions and issues
    What subframes from other cars will fit my 2009 rabbit such as a golf or a 2007 rabbit Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  20. IP leak, glow plugs

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have an IP on an '82 diesel truck that leaks fuel back of the cold start cable connection. Can I fix this without a major rebuild? I have the kit for the total job, but it looks like one seal is the problem. The truck runs fine while it is leaking. I put an '81 engine in and suppose I have to...