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  1. Convertible Top Switch

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I have a 2007 New Beetle Convertible. I removed the center console and now I am reinstalling it. When I removed it the wiring came unplugged from the back of the convertible top switch. VW didn't leave any slack in the wire so it doesn't reach the back of the switch until the console is nearly...
  2. Heavily modifying my VR6

    Golf MK3 / 1993-1998
    Hi guys, I am currently building a VR6, The motor has been rebuilt top to bottom to handle 600hp +. I want to do an AWD conversion, so a gearbox and diff recommendation will be welcomed. For an ECU I will be running the Haltech elite 750 with heaps of other goodies such as wideband IQ dash and...
  3. Window entry/exit malfunction on '14 Convertible

    Beetle Owners Club
    We recently had an early cold snap with a very wet snow and the car was parked outside. The next day, when my wife went out to go to work, the windows would not automatically lower to get into the car. Finally, she was able to get in, but then the window stayed down the 1/4" instead of going...
  4. 81 Diesel Pickup Turbo Head

    MK1 Rabbit Engine
    Howdy, I'm putting a turbo on my 81 diesel. Did they use a different head? If not, different head bolts, gaskets? Thanks...
  5. 78 American Rabbit resto-mod

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hi! Within the next week I'm starting a restomod project on a 1978 american mk1 (you guys already knew that it's from 1978 for godsakes) and everything in the car works except the interior and exterior are pretty rough I'll be replacing almost the whole interior and trying to get it to look as...
  6. 1985 1.8L 20w50 to 15w40 thoughts?

    RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    Hi all, I have been running Castrol 20w50 since we bought the car in 2016 and I am thinking of switching to Shell Rotella T4 15w40. I notice on cold starts the car runs a little rough and we seem to get smoke out of the tailpipe that we didn't have for the first few years. After it warms up for...
  7. convertible top window leak

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    My 71 super beetle convertible top window has become detached from the top and leaks like crazy. Can this be fixed with window surgery, or do I need a whole new top?
  8. 73 super beetle convertible top removal

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Just acquired my MIL's 73 super beetle and the convertible mechanism needs to be refurbished. They just put on a new top not that long ago so I'm wondering if the top fabric/liner can be removed and reused without damaging it so that I can refurb the mecahnism
  9. Free 82 Rabbit Cabrio

    RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    Hey guys, I've registered here to see if anyone has any interest in a complete 82 Rabbit cabrio. The car has been in an outbuilding on my property for nearly 20 years, and the owner has told me to dispose of it. I'm actually a long time member of 914 World, so I know the value of old car parts...
  10. Wire getting too hot!!! 1999 tdi beetle

    TDI General Discussion
    I have a 1999 TDI Beetle, the wire/fuse box sitting on the top of the Battery, the left Black wire gets so hot I cant even touch it! Any answers??
  11. Top 10 Ugliest Cars: 2019 – The Short List

    Volkswagen Rumors, News and Reviews
    Cover your eyes, hide your kids, hide your wife! Here’s a rundown of the ugliest cars you can buy today. Read more >>
  12. 2001 Cabrio - 2.0 Litre Top Rad Hose?

    Golf Owners Club
    Hi...anyone have any idea where I can get a top radiator hose for my cabriolet? Every place I search online comes up NLA. :( Thanks!
  13. 1978 beetle convertible value

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Hello all. I am looking to find the value of a 1978 Beetle Convertible w/9400 miles. it needs some work but looks like it has all original parts with the exception of the carpet which would need to be replaced also the convert top is ripped in some places but it does one and close. I believe it...
  14. Automatic transmission

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hello All, I'm looking for an automatic trans from a mk1 or 2. I would prefer a diesel but they are much harder to find. Not sure if the converter is different. I also have a 5 speed if someone wants to do a conversion. I could also use information if you have some to share. Thx everyone.
  15. First time VW guy

    MKV Rabbit FAQs & Newbies
    I just bought a 1982 Rabbit Convertible, the previous owner put adjustable coil-overs on all 4 corners and wants them back, I like the look of the car lowered, however I don't want to spend a load of money on adjustable shocks and struts as I have no intention of racing at all, however that said...
  16. Low oil pressure stop engine

    CC Owners Club
    Hi all. I need some help. I have a 2010 CC sport 2.0T. A light came on for about 3-5 seconds flashing and beeping and it read something along the lines of low oil pressure, stop engine. I cut off the engine since I was at a red light then turned it right back on. At no point did the engine ever...
  17. Trouble bleeding fuel lines

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hey everyone, so I have a 81 rabbit pickup with the 1.6D ever since I bought the truck I've had trouble with air in the fuel lines, it's only when the truck isn't running the fuel rushes back to the tank, when it's running it's fine, I have pressure tested the system and I found no fuel leaking...
  18. BOLO - STOLEN 2/8/19 1974 Convertible Beetle Black with White top from Jacksonville,

    Beetle Owners Club
    Please be on the lookout for a 1974 Convertible Beetle stolen 2/8/19 between 6pm and 8pm from Lem Turner Road in Jacksonville, FL. VIN is 1552010010 and Florida (sea turtle) Tag is RLI 437.:mad:
  19. They is BREEDIN' !!

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Picked up another 1980 Caddy w/ factory shell. Found it back in November and its potential purchase was all part of "a plan" laid out upon selling the Lemon Snowball on the day it got it's eye punched out. Still have that car and still plan on selling on it...repairs have been made. Now all 4 of...
  20. Value of 1967 Beetle with less than 500 miles, all original

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    I just inherited a 1967 Beetle with less than 500 miles and everything original, including manual. It has been garaged, is in showroom condition and only rarely driven. If I sold it at auction (or anywhere else), what range could I expect to receive for it? Thanks in advance!
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