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  1. Just bought a MK1 Rabbit racecar. Any help identifying parts is greatly appreciated.

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hello, so I am new to VW ownership and am looking for help identifying exactly what I have in my possession now and any help is greatly appreciated. First and foremost, the car I bought is my friends grandpa's old racecar. His grandpa passed away and his grandma sent the car to the junk yard...
  2. VW Pickup bed

    MK1 Rabbit Body
    I would like to replace the floor of my 1982 Rabbit pickup bed, mainly between the wheel wells. Searching internet hasn't been productive. Any ideas? Thanks, Carsonic
  3. 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...
  4. Dash Vinyl

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Looking for a good recommendation for a glue to reattach pealing dashboard vinyl under the gauges and the glovebox cover where it’s peaked away. Hoping to get to it soon before it starts to split/crack.
  5. Wanted Turbo Classic Beetle - Pro touring prefered

    Beetle Owners Club
    I am looking for a fun summer car. I have always wanted a classic Beetle that is super modern and really more of a pro touring beetle. Now Let me be clear on what I mean by Pro Touring. Typically a pro touring car does not use any of the factory suspension. On most american muscle car Pro...
  6. Questions on purchasing first VW Rabbit

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hey there my name is Dom and I am currently on the hunt for a smog exempt diesel rabbit for a project my dad and I will be working on. My dad has a lot of experience with VW's, MK2 golf was his first car, mom owned a 69 Beetle and an MKIV Jetta and he currently owns a self-restored 67 Beetle...
  7. 4 door rear door bolts

    MK1 Rabbit Body
    Hello again! It's been a while but I am back because I am in the process of restoring the interior, exterior, and seals. To get a good even coat of paint I wanted to remove the rear doors of my 4-dr 1984 VW Rabbit L. I came to find out that the rear bolts are different from the front door...
  8. Trick to remove side markers?

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I am switching many of the bulbs to LED but I am having trouble with the front passenger marker. The left screw keeps on spinning. I popped the hood and went up the side of the fender but access feels blocked off from the back. I can see the little square it threads into spinning but I cannot...
  9. WTB non-AC alternator and injection pump bracket for 1.5/1.6

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    The alternator/injection pump bracket is bent on my non-ac 1979 Rabbit 1.5 diesel. I'd like one that isn't super rusty if possible. PM me the price you're looking for with shipping to 65101. Thanks! Must be a good condition non-AC bracket. This car is 100% original down to the paint and I'd...
  10. QUESTION VW Camper fuel tank for T25 - 1979-85 - Petrol

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Have just received the right tank from Just Kampers but after spraying with paint and attaching pipes etc just noticed some bolt holes are missing. I don't want to send it back.Any ideas
  11. caliper opinions

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hey guys new around this forum. but im just wondering if theres any difference in 2015/2016 golf calipers, i have a 2016 but i cant find any good ideas. im looking to either paint them or get covers but not sure which is a better investment and which would look better thanks alot i appreciate it
  12. Alternator Tune up (Bosch 2 wire)

    MK1 Rabbit Electrical
    My Alternator Regulator decided to go out yesterday. So I checked to see that I had the 12V Battery on the main lead. I had 11.5 on the Exciter lead…. So that left the Regulator as the issue as the Battery light worked fine to tell me it decided to depart the earth. I removed the Negative, and...
  13. RARE 1984 VW Scirocco MK2 Cabriolet (Convertible) For Sale

    Scirocco Forum
    Hello all, I'm selling a 1984 VW Scirocco MK2 Cabriolet (Convertible) with 109117 Km (67802 miles). This fantastic Scirocco is a rare find, given it's immaculate condition and the fact that it's one of the only, if not the only convertible for sale in Europe and America. Sporty Red paint...
  14. IP pulley wobble

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    1981 caddy diesel, had some hack job do the motor mount for meabout a year ago, timing has been a little off since i think (rough start, started after ip removed and reinstalled) noticed yesterday the pulley has a wobble to it not sure if thats new or the reason for my starting troubles. So...
  15. Paint Code 2007 Gray Rabbit

    MKV Rabbit FAQs & Newbies
    I see the sticker under my carpet in the trunk area. But none of those numbers listed there are the same as on-line numbers for paint code for 2007 rabbit gray. Here is picture of the sticker from under my trunk: Can anyone tell me what is my paint code on that sticker? Thx!!
  16. '81 VW Rabbit Diesel: to buy or not to buy?

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hi guys, Wild Wolf here (or you can call me Wolfie if you'd like). I'm new to the forums and just wanted to stop by, say hello, and maybe ask for y'alls help. I've recently discovered an '81 Rabbit Diesel that seems to be in decent working order with a new engine and low miles. The problem, is...
  17. Just purchased 09 cc gt 170bhp where's best place for chrome wrapping and front uppe

    CC Owners Club
    Same as above, struggling to find somewhere selling the front upper grill chromeless....and badgeless too. Can anyone recommend somewhere in South Yorkshire?
  18. Help my trunk button seal is leaking or broken.

    MK1 Rabbit Body
    Well if you have had a Trunk Button seal break, you can fix it a couple of ways to wait till you get your new seal, or forever. Or as on my Cabriolet.... I use it as a temp fix. I have also been known to use the Cabriolet mirror rubber gaiter in a pinch. What I have done in the past to repair...
  19. Anybody here seen Jumbo?

    Beetle Owners Club
    I am afraid my beetle is long gone (disability means I can nolonger drive such a heavy car but has anyone recently seen him - when I said goodbye in 1987 he was savannah beige - 1500cc engine reg FMF 394J. I last knew of him in Woking, Surrey. Would love to know if he is still running. I would...
  20. Briano's Wife approved Cup Holder.

    MK1 Rabbit Body
    My Better 3/4 never liked the cupholders we had in out Rabbit, or Cabriolet she tolerated them. With the new interior I didn't want to pierce the door cards for my folding ones, the ones I made for the map pockets broke. The "boat" ones I used sprung out and didn't hold things and a good sharp...