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  1. Rusty Bug Restoration, step by step.

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Hello all, I'm new to Beetles but not rust bashing and car restoration, slow time in my own workshop/shed. someone I know is selling this sorry old rusty bug. image not showing due to not enough posts https://res.cloudinary.com/lglcsryth/image/upload/v1574722720/IMG_4134_1_dvyinh.jpg I would...
  2. Heating questions for modified vehicles.

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Hi, I don't yet own a classic VW... I have two NewBeetles. But that's irrelevant. My question is, I want to buy a beetle to build into a trail buggy that remains street legal and sensible. So I plan to use fairly narrow but taller tires, disk brakes, upgraded shock absorbers, Xenon headlights +...
  3. Brake and Power Steering Fluid Question

    RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    I am looking to do some fluid maintenance on the car since they have been in there for 5+ years. For the brakes I imagine any old DOT3 should work as stated on the cap, or does it need to be something more specific? For the power steering, I have the red cap and I believe it takes Dexron II...
  4. Weird shudder on idle

    GTI MK7 / 2015 and up
    Hi all just have this weird intermittent shudder from the engine on idle car drives spot on no lights on the dash and the Rev needle stays still no rattles or knocks or bangs just this weird shudder on idle only any ideas what it could be or where I could start looking tried changing the plugs...
  5. New Beetle Owner

    Beetle Owners Club
    Good evening everyone! I am a new beetle owner... I just purchased a 1971 Super Beetle and I have a question regarding maintenance. I am also new to working on beetles and cars in general but I really want to learn how to take care of these things myself. My mom drove my beetle right after I got...
  6. Beetle wheel stud

    Beetle Owners Club
    Good afternoon. I'm a newcomer to this forum but I've had VW for over 15 years . My wife has a 2010 beetle convertible on 2012 plate it has standard steel wheels and I wanted to replace with alloys I'm having trouble finding a smart looking alloy with only 4 studs. It seems most beetles on...
  7. '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...
  8. Old guy new to GTI

    GTI MK7 / 2015 and up
    Seeking help from the experts. I’m fairly new to this forum but not new to VW. My dad drove Audis and VWs. My first car was a Beetle, and I’ve owned several more Beetles, 3 Jettas, and a CC. I’ve always been intrigued by the GTI, and the kids are out of the house! I drove an ‘18 Autobahn the...
  9. Old Guy new to GTI

    GTI Owners Club
    Seeking help from the experts. I’m fairly new to this forum but not new to VW. My dad drove Audis and VWs. My first car was a Beetle, and I’ve owned several more Beetles, 3 Jettas, and a CC. I’ve always been intrigued by the GTI, and the kids are out of the house! I drove an ‘18 Autobahn the...
  10. handling

    CC Owners Club
    hi guys i just bought a 2008 passat CC 2.0 tdi its a brilliant driving car but i have a small problem it happens only when i take a left hand bend or corner at steady pace the back seems to shutters like a vibration like if there was a buckle in the wheel or a loose wheel iv had it look at...
  11. 2008 Rabbit Flames question

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Hello I have a 2008 Volkswagen rabbit, I am looking to get a tune soon, I found a video were a N/A rabbit was spitting flames with a C2 Motorsports tune. I found a local place that does custom tuning but I wanted to know what the guy did and what it is called. or to have a better explanation of...
  12. Video: Replacing the water pump on a 35i

    Passat Owners Club
    Hi. the video gives you a step by step tutorial how to replace the water pump of your Passat 35i with the 4 cylinder engine. The video has a German soundtrack but English subtitles are added to YouTube. If you don't see them by default, watch the video directly at YouTube and press the...
  13. Exhaust Systems with Heater Boxes

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    So far I have not seen this subject. I have a 68 Baja-ish. It has a Baja body style but street everything else. I am modernizing it with lots of bells and whistles. My question is, I am looking for a aftermarket exhaust that is a bit more flashy than the traditional system, but I do not want...
  14. Hellloooooo

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi all, New to the forum! Own a Mk6 TDI in black that i've had for a number of years and recently purchased one of the new beetles! I may like VW a bit too much, but the beetle is a classic that I just had to invest in. Looking forward to joining in discussions and offering advice where...
  15. Video: Replacing brake pads on a Golf 5

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hi, the video gives you a step by step tutorial how to replace the rear brake pads of your Golf Plus. The technics of the Golf Plus is from the Golf 5, thus the tutorial can be applied also there. The video has a German soundtrack but English subtitles are available. If you don't see them by...
  16. Just wondering if anyone has the time to shed some light on a prospective 1969 Beetle

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    I am considering purchasing a 1969 Beetle, and was just wanting to glean some info anyone felt like sharing about the Beetle, as I know little to nothing about the classic beetles being a chevy 350 guy my whole life. Now my Roadmaster is feeling the years, and chugging the gas, so I was...
  17. New member w/2016 S 4Motion

    Tiguan New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi all, Kirk here, I just picked up a 2016 Tiguan S4Motion earlier this month. It was a CPO vehicle that I traded my 2015 Jeep Renegade in for. Huge difference! I'm in Colorado (Metro Denver) so an AWD/4X4 is necessary for my job in winter. So far I've been quite happy with the Tig's performance...
  18. Door Check repair version 2

    MK1 Rabbit Body
    When I bought my Cabby, I purchased it with a Dinged door. Well the Door check was stressed and one of the welds broke, but the other finally gave up the Ghost, and my door wouldn't stay open, and popped when I closed it.... While the real repair is here...
  19. MK6 Jetta TDI/Diesel Supplies & Parts

    Private Party 'For Sale' Classifieds
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  20. what noise do I hear

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    I hear a loud noise coming from rear of my 1969 beetle when I encounter bumps. shocks look good ? Any ideas ?
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