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  1. How far can a 2014 Golf TDI 2.0 GT really go?

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    Wanted to create a quick thread to ask for some help from the community before I jump into buying my next Golf. I’ve found a 2014 Golf TDI 2.0 GT which has a great spec but 150000 miles on the clock. It’s an ex company car and has a full set of VW stamps in book and mostly driven motorway miles...
  2. Hello from Florida, thanks for the add to the forum

    Beetle Owners Club
    Thanks for the add to the group. Just got this 71 Beetle, really lucky as the back seat was full of a lot of new parts. Have already started replacing many items to include a new key ignition lock and wiring harness, a new signal switch, stock muffler, and all upper engine gaskets. Am sure...
  3. New Golf owner questions

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    I just bought a 2000 Golf GLS with about 210k on it. Picked it up as a beater for the winter but didn’t realize the previous owner never really cared for it. I also cannot get ahold of him for some reason. What oil is recommended for it? The manual lists “VW502 00 or VW500 00 or VW501 01”...
  4. Newbie questions

    Passat B7 Forums
    Hello everyone. Just purchased a 2012 Passat SEL TDI with 130K. Every possible routine maintenance was performed at a local VW dealership. So no issues. However, I have some issues with programming the phone—I’m using an Android, remote start, changing some of the other owners preset settings...
  5. 09 Passat 2.0L alternator and ground points

    Passat Owners Club
    Hello I was experiencing low charging voltage (13V) and battery voltage when off at 12.0V. I replaced the original Valeo alternator with a Duralast Gold alternator and replaced a 1yr battery (under warranty) with a new battery Duralast Gold battery. I am uncertain if the problem still persist...
  6. 96 passat tdi wagon

    TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    Hi, not sure if this is the right place for this... about to travel down to San Diego from sf to buy a 1996 Passat tdi wagon. before I commit to this I wanted to run a couple details past the community. the odometer has a digital readout that reads, but it does not budge. the speedometer...
  7. 96 TDI Wagon

    Passat Owners Club
    Hi, not sure if this is the right place for this... about to travel down to San Diego from sf to buy a 96 Passat tdi wagon. before I commit to this I wanted to run a couple details past the community. the odometer has a digital readout that reads, but it does not budge. the speedometer needle...
  8. New to this forum

    Air-cooled / FAQs
    We just bought a 66 Beetle convertible and I have a few questions. Where is the engine number stamped and how do I decode that? Can the VIN be broken down for more information? Would a disc brake conversion (front) be worth the money spent? I have been looking at Jbugs for parts, who are some...
  9. New Member, First Post 2015 Golf TDI, Music, Wheels

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    Hi Folks I recently purchased a 2015 Gold TDI. It had 38000 miles. Beautiful inside and out. I love it! 2 Questions... 1. As soon as I start the car, my iTunes starts playing music. I would like that to NOT be automatic. 2. It came with 16 inch wheels. I would love to have 18 inch wheels...
  10. Hello all

    EOS New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Im new thanks for having me .. Sent from my SM-G955U1 using Tapatalk
  11. New 84 rabbit owner

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    New to the vw world and looking for some guidance. I bought this rabbit. If I have a little bit figured out some of the associated stuff is 8v engine, mk1 platform, k jection fuel management, 020 manual 5 speed transmission. I dont mind tinkering and learning but I snagged this for a daily. I...
  12. Intake/Exhaust Afternarket Installation Questions

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hi there, my names Montana Morris, I own a 2008 MKV GTI. I’ve been researching intakes and exhausts for about the last year now and was wondering what other things should I expect to purchase before I can install said parts? A friend of mine owns a Mazda3 and said he had to buy Cobb access ports...
  13. New owner, few questions.

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hi there, my girlfriend has just picked up her first car, a mk5 1.6 fsi. Was wondering if i could have some information as to what to look out for on these cars and any parts due changing. Cars on 101k miles and has a full service history. Had new springs and shocks, new wheel bearing and abs...
  14. DSG and mechanical sympathy

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    I've just taken possession of my second automatic transmission car, and the second DSG. The first was a Jetta and now a Tiguan. Although I knew that the DSG used two clutches, I had mistakenly thought it still used a torque converter for the initial movement. Now I know it uses the 'odd gear...
  15. 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...
  16. New VW owner

    Tiguan New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi everybody...I just bought a new 2017 Tiguan Limited back in February & I have a few questions..only have 2800 miles on it so I make short trips mainly back & forth to work down back roads( no interstate)...sometimes I feel like the car is struggling but it smooths out at higher speeds..I've...
  17. 17" heritage wheel cz8 on 2014 Beetle 2.0T GSR

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I want to minus size wheels on my '14 GSR (the stock is 19"). Is it possible? Do I need to change something on suspension? Recalibrate speedometer? also will it fit, offset and other specs considered? what tire is better to put on the new wheel 245/45-17 or 245/50-17? any brands recommended...
  18. AC system

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have an 84 rabbit and a couple of questions. My rabbit is a 1.6L diesel and it has a 134a system in it. Is the factory system r134a or does it come stock with R12? how much Freon/oil is required for stock purposes and how much Freon/oil is usually required for aftermarket systems. and...
  19. German spec Vs. American Spec questions.`

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hello New guy here I just got stationed in Germany picked up a Mk4 Golf 3 door for my DD and it failed the TUV inspection for left and right control arms struts and tires easy enough to fix I am wondering if I could order the parts from rock or another USA vendor or are the German spec cars...
  20. Newbie questions!!!!

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have the opportunity to purchase a 1982 Rabbit L with an auto for a father-son project. My buddy tells me that the automatic transmission is going to be a problem. The car is in very good condition with only minimal rust on the wheel wells and some on a door corner, the rust I am not worried...
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