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  1. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    So I'm working on my sisters '98 Beetle, and her battery in her Key FOB and her car battery went dead over the winter. After charging up the battery and using a booster pack I went to go start it. But to my surprise the alarm went off when I opened the door, but also when I went to start it...
  2. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello everyone. This is my very first post. I am a little lost. A few weeks ago I purchased my first car, a 1998 Manual non TDI 2.0 L new beetle. It is in great shape body wise and has only 85k miles. I love it a lot and have gone through replacing a lot of things. I bought all new brakes...
  3. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello! I've been looking to purchase a Bentley Service Manual (the print version, not the DVD), but have found that there are three (edit: four) different editions available: * The 1999 edition, 752 pages, covering 1998 and 1999 NBs [ISBN: 978-0837603858] * The 2002 edition, 1088 pages...
  4. Vehicle Classifieds
    106k original miles. This car has been my daily driver for 7 years and I've put the majority of the miles on it (had 41k when I bought it). I'm the 4th or 5th owner, car originally shipped to NY, then was registered in OH before being sold at auction, then to a man in Wilmington, NC whom I...
  5. 2.0 Liter Gas
    I was wondering if the banjo key fob will work in the 1999 Beetle made in 11/98, Canadian model. I just want a bit of change for a while.:)
  6. Vehicle Classifieds
    1998 Volkswagen New Beetle, Manual, 114,000 miles. High Res pictures here. The Good Recent (110,000 miles) full service and tune up, (almost $1,000 worth), car runs perfectly. Maintained at Cowden Automotive and Fritz & Peters Body in great shape, no dents, paint shines, washed and waxed...
  7. Styling Modifications
    Has anyone tried to paint the clock on the 98? Mine has gone from gray to beige and looks tacky. I was wondering if it had been done before and how did you keep the paint from the display area. Also, is it possible to paint the visors too?
  8. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hey guys, I have posted on here before with problems with my car but forgot my login- anyway, 1998 2.0L named Blu. 82k miles on him now. He has been haunted by electrical problems! But I have learned to live with many of them. However, certain circumstances with my living arrangements will soon...
  9. Vehicle Classifieds
    I bought the first NB in October 2010 as my first car. It ran great for about 5-6 months until it overheated on my way home from school. Cant remember what was wrong with it then but we got it fixed and i drove it again about a week later and it overheated again and turns out i blew the...
  10. 2.0 Liter Gas
    I am looking to buy a 1998 Bug. What should I look for? Are there any major problem in that year?
  11. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Ok, so I love my bug, yes everyone says they are pains and ok, kinda, but mine has been super good to me, and actually quite easy to work on... but i need some help. So tux has been doing some strange things lately. Starts and runs fine most of the time, when you put gas, it would have kinda of...
  12. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello everyone, even though I've posted before, I am basically a newb when it comes to these New Beetles. I have just "acquired" a 1998 NB in a really light blue. (I put acquired in brackets because it was my sister's but she never got her license, so I'm using it for my winter car.) It has a 4...
  13. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello Everyone, I am a newbie to this organization (haha just registered about 5 mins ago) :). Anyways I have been searching this form for about 2 days now I can not find exactly what I want. We own a 1998 Volkswagen Beetle that had been in a front end collision and we have dumped a ton of money...
  14. Photos: New Beetles
    Mods: Euro Switch Euro Rear Fog Fog Grill, Trim, and Lights TDI Embles (Sides) 1.9 TDI Rear Emblem (VW Spain) Side Repeater Lights Added Hood Strut Rear Spoiler Mufflerectomy Factory Wheels - from 2001 Beetle (No more hubcaps.....) - Removed Factory center caps added lug covers...
  15. Vehicle Classifieds
    Selling my 1998 Black 2.0 5-Speed. It has 307,000 highway km on it and I have had it since new. It needs $ put in if someone wants to keep driving it - due for a timing belt / water pump, needs a new windshield, rad, A/C condensor, electrical - power windows, locks etc. Runs great, shifts great...
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