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  1. Buying a pink bug

    New Beetle Convertible
    Get a Vag-Com on it so you know what codes you are dealing with. Could be something simple like the gas cap or vacuum line or it could be something that very pricey. Other than that, pink is awesome.
  2. Hood Emblems....

    Styling Modifications
    I used the decals by TonyaBug on Etsy. Very easy to apply and no mess. VW Beetle Emblem Vinyl Color Inserts 2011 and older by tonyabug
  3. Timing Belt cost

    1.9 Liter TDI
    I paid $1800 to get the timing belt replaced, new water pump, motor mounts and the top half of the engine rebuilt after the belt blew and new rear brake pads. You shouldnt be paying more that $700 to get the belt & water pump changed out. Make sure you get a pump with a metal impellor.
  4. just grabbed the keys

    New Member Forum
    $7200 is way too much for a 2001. I paid $5000 out the door for my 2001 almost 4 years ago and everything worked. Walk away. You can definately get a better deal or haggle the dealer down by $3000 at least. If all of that is wrong then I would pass it up. VW electrical issues can be tricky.
  5. My beetle makes a really weird noise when I start it.

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Probably a dirty starter. Mine does that as well.
  6. Volkswagen VW New Beetle Trailer Custom

    Marketplace Archives
    it IS cool but for that price I can buy a NB that actually runs!
  7. Help!!! My beetles alarm is randomly going off!!!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My Beetle gets moody when the outside temp goes up. My alarm randomly goes off too when I lock the door from the drivers side using the key. My solution has been to walk to the other side of the car & lock the door from the passenger side inside door lock button. I only guess the alarm does not...
  8. 2012 T.O.D name tag thread

    Tail of the Dragon
    Name: Lorri City and State: Nashville, TN Your org screen name: Akasha1963 Name of your beetle: Kaylee Bug I love the Asian look for this year.
  9. Broken shifter

    Transmission Talk
    Friend of mine fixed his Chevette's floppy gear shifter with a cotter pin. The linkage broke & just needed to be reconnected. Hopefully it will be as simple for the Beetle.
  10. Adding a USB cable to a factory radio ?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    There are also FM Transmitters/adaptors that you can plug into your "lighter"/accessory power plug. It uses the FM band & plays you Ipod thru the stereo using an unused FM channel. I love mine.
  11. INSANELY good gas mileage - should I worry?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I have gotten that kind of mileage out of my '01 2.0. Sounds like she is purring like a kitten.
  12. Nashville area

    USA: Southeast
    For air cooled talk there is always the Middle Tennessee Volkswagen Club. They meet monthly @ Piccadilly on Murfreesboro Rd, MTVWC Home. I know of an air cooled graveyard not too far from Shelbyville on Hwy 271 between Farmington & Belfast (I believe the intersection is Gold Rd). For NB's I...
  13. I test drove a 2012!!!

    The New Beetle Experience
    I was able to test drive one myself last night. Turbo automatic. It was pretty dang nice. Lots of pickup & feels solid.
  14. axles and what else?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Iagree. The axles are so simple (at least they were for the manual transmission).
  15. Vdub Fall Cruise-In

    Photos: Get Togethers
    Well poop! I almost went up to see friends in Carmel this weekend too. I gotta start paying more attention to event posts.
  16. Vdub Fall Cruise-In

    Photos: Get Togethers
    Looks awesome. Where was it?
  17. 2012 Tail Of The Dragon Cruise/ Weekend

    Tail of the Dragon
    That is truly obnoxious...I LOVE IT!!
  18. FS/FT :: Bagged 03.5 Turbo S Beetle (Yeah, that one)

    Vehicle Classifieds
    Doesn't say anything about what year the car is nor mileage.
  19. Oil burning/blowby

    2.0 Liter Gas
    The 2001 2.0 does not appear to have that issue. That or a previous owner changed out the rings. I have never had a car with cleaner oil and I never lose any between oil changes.
  20. Error Code P0171 - System Too Lean (Bank1)

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I threw that code and it was my pre cat O2 sensor.
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