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  1. 98 Beetle, Maybe Fuel Pump?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I have a 98 Beetle that is having some issues. When I start the car, about half the time it won't start on the first try. I have to press the gas pedal while I turn the key to get it to start. I am also having issues where it hesitates upon pressing the gas. I actually almost got in a wreck...
  2. Front Grill Valance & Fog Lamp replacement help.

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I bought a 98 VW Beetle First Gen. I'm restoring it. Though I've purchased manuals and searched online, I have had little to find about how to remove the grill, valance & front spoiler. I had found two sources to help with my issue, but lost it. I bought all new parts, including the fog...
  3. Can a Center Console from an 03 beetle be installed in a 98 beetle?

    Technical Modifications
    I'd like to install a center console from a 03 beetle into my '98 beetle. I currently have an '03 & a '98of my own, & found a center console for an '03 on ebay. I like the swinging cup holders on the '03. Will the '03 console be a direct fit onto the '98? Has anyone ever done it? I welcome...
  4. Help! - Noise when accelerating

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have been recently experiencing noise under my hood when accelerating. When pressing down on the gas, the RPM goes up to about 4000-5000 and makes a very loud noise until it reaches the speed. It does not make the noise if I stay at the same speed.. only when I speed up. HELP!
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