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General Information

Name
Wesley Jones
Year
2007
Make
Volkswagen
Model
New Beetle 2.5L
Color
Black
Packages
2.5L
History
Bought the car new at Timmons Volkswagen in Long Beach, CA. It only had 11 miles on the odometer once I have purchased it 3 days before my birthday. Right now the car has around a super low 35k miles and it has been garaged since brand new. I have made small to big changes with the car starting with the wheels, coilovers, LED headlights, and other items that I'm not going to go into full detail. I also have it compete in car shows in which I have won a few trophies and ROTM victories from the org. I love this little car and I'm nowhere close to finish because I'm always aiming to push the bar and I'm not looking back.
Car Shows
2011 VW Classic: New Beetle: 2nd place
2011 VW Bugorama: New Beetle: 1st place
2013 Dubfest European Car Show: Modified Volkswagen: 2nd place
2018 VW Classic: Coolest MK4: 1st place

NewBeetle.org ROTM appearance and victories
October 2014
December 2015
December 2016
March 2017
June 2017
December 2017
August 2018
December 2018
April 2019

Modifications

Drivetrain
2.5L Inline five cylinder engine, 6-speed tiptronic transmission
Interior
Audi TT pedals, white face gauges, oem monster mats, full LED interior lighting, kvw100 power window up/down key fob module,
Exterior
Aluminum stubby antenna, oem New Beetle sport emblem
Audio
Stock
Lighting
LED xenon headlights with inner black housing, LED license plate lights
Exhaust
stock
Suspension
ECS coilovers, ECS stage 3 front end suspension upgrade, ECS upper strut mounts
Wheel and Tire
18x8.5 TSW Jarama wheels gloss black with chrome lip and hub, 225/40 Michelin Pilot Sport A/S plus tires, H&R track plus spacers
Likes: Consuela

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Black Velvet
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I don't know about a side mirror I however I have seen 2012+ steering wheel swaps into a new beetle once. I forgot the year but it looked cool I even thought about doing that myself for a minute but I decided to with a Euro-spec steering wheel with gloss black spokes.
 

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Black Velvet
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Sounds like a bargain! The headlamps I saw on bugsgogo were a little too pricey. Is there a particular name for your headlamps so I can search for them on eBay.
You could try looking at spyder headlights and there are other products you can find on ebay as well.
 

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Black Velvet
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Here is my painted OEM beauty cover. It's painted to a deep black with a polished finish along with red accents to make it pop. The surface is real smooth and slick. The engine bay is going to have a complete look once it's ready to be installed.
 

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