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  1. Air-cooled Owners Club
    Hello: I am looking at building a late 60's, early 70's VW Beetle "Hot Rod" for my wife. I am new to the VW world, but I have built many classic American Muscle cars. I want to build something very much like the photo below. I would like to know what I need to watch out for when looking for...
  2. MKV Rabbit FAQs & Newbies
    Writing from Vernon. I'm just about finished. The transmission shift rod out of the original car (with the manual steering system) seems to be incorrect for the power rack and pinion system that I installed. It interferes with the rack, and I cannot shift. The Victoria old parts dealer cannot...
  3. RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    Has anyone done a Cabrio steering system from Manual to power? I am almost finished this complex job, and have one more item... The shifting rod from the manual system will not fit on the power system, as part of the rack gets in the way, so I need the proper shift rod. I am in contact with...
  4. Air-cooled Owners Club
    I have 1972 super beetle. it's a rat rod project. i do not like the way front struts sits. my question is can i change the front beam with a 1960's model regular beetle front beams? does it need any modification?
  5. Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    Other than removing the shift rod, is there any way to determine if my VR6 has a shift rod with two or five bushings? Is there a VIN number split for the part?
  6. Passat Owners Club
    Hello....newb here and I am trying...rushing....to get this car ready to take to our daughter at college. I can build a hotrod...but this car is cluttered with everything, but it seems that something on the air intake "may" be missing. When you look at this photo...or down at it from inside...
  7. Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hello, So regardless of why it happened, I had a low velocity collision on the front left side of my '99 Mk4 with a brick mailbox. I've included some photos of the damage. You can see the spindle (Volkswagen calls it a knuckle?) to tie rod connection is completely sheared off. Additionally, I...
  8. Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hi guys, I have replaced my engine over a year ago now, due to a conrod snapping and ruining my engine. Just wondered if anybody else has experienced the same and is it common at all? My engine code is BXE, wonder if its more common on them?
  9. MK1 Rabbit Transmission
    Transmission: How to remove and replace a torque convertor seal. http://volkswagenownersclub.com/vw/showthread.php/32224-Remove-and-replace-Torque-Convertor-Seal-010-transmission. How to change a differential seal...
  10. Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Uk golf mk6 estate 2010 1.6 TDI blue motion I have a mil light on and I have vagcom error code 10156 and10158. Rod not found. I recently had the emissions update done so I assume I have the latest software version. Does anyone know what the code is? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Trying to change the left side boot. I'm not having much luck installing it over the rack flange or the rubber ring. I'd there some trick to this installation without removing the entire r & p?
  12. Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    My son has a GTI (engine 2.0 TSI code CCTA) Lost oil pressure, had bottom end rebuild with new crank and rod bearings thinking this was the problem. Still no pressure. Put in new oil pump(twice) still no pressure. Pulled oil cooler, gasket was hard. Tried to blow air through it but it wasn't...
  13. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    got some questions about my disaster I had. Main issue is it seems my pressure plate totally exploded scoring the bell housing in the transmissn and possibly damaging the push rod. this is new territory for me but any advice would be appreciated. I'm wondering can I just replace...
  14. VW CC Technical Forum
    Hi everybody, First time here.:D: I got a problem with my 2004 Golf R32... A speed bump a bit too stiff broke my oil pan leaving a market parking lot and there we are, oil spilling all over the place. I have at least to come back in the parking lot just enough to burn a piston rod bearing...
  15. Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    Hi everybody, First time here.:D: I got a problem with my 2004 Golf R32... A speed bump a bit too stiff broke my oil pan leaving a market parking lot and there we are, oil spilling all over the place. I have at least to come back in the parking lot just enough to burn a piston rod bearing...
  16. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hey guys so me being stupid i accidently threw away my 5 speed relay shaft lever and front selector rod is there any part stores that sells those pieces still have my rear selector rod and relay lever racket but that its to replace all of it would be nice but not needed thanks for any help
  17. Jetta New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Looking for a replacement engine for my 2001 Jetta VR6 GLX. I believe I have a broken rod or rod bearing. Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  18. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I just got my 84 Rabbit convertible an alignment. now my steering wheel is not centered. They said they can't center it on that car because it only has 1 tie rod. They had never seen anything like that before. It is totally stock probably original from 84. it only has 40k on it. Does...
  19. MK1 Rabbit Body
    If you have the issue where the a/c isn't as cold as you like it. This could be due to the fact that the hot/cold selector has popped out of the arm. To remedy that carefully remove the Slider off the Thermoswitch. Place a washer over the thermoswitch rod, get one that will go over the...
  20. Beetle Owners Club
    Wanting to do a subaru swap but don't know what trans will hold up and I don't want to go out and buy one of those high dollar race trans it's just a rat rod so I'm doing it on the cheep
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