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  1. Diverter valve orientation

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey guys, I fitted a new diverter valve along with N75 and I can hear some flutter action when lifting off. The instructions for the DV say to install it reversed to stock orientation. Have a look at the pics, let me know what you think. I have it the factory orientation with the red spring...
  2. “whoosh” while in boost

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hey everyone, new to the forum. My girlfriend has an 04’ GLS Convertible M/T w/ 183k and we’ve run into some issues. DIY intake with cone filter to 3” coupler to MAF ISSUE # 1 The infamous pressure tube in between the metal charge pipe and pancake started to get loose, replaced that along...
  3. Introducing my '02 Snap Orange 1.8t NB

    Photos: New Beetles
    Thought I'd share with you my baby, she's an ongoing work in progress. Owned this car since new and have been slowly making improvements to her, and there are many more in the works. Stage 2+ Unitronic chipped 3" downpipe / cat delete Fujita short ram intake Forge DV Godspeed FMIC Short throw...
  4. TB all gummed up - rough cold start

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    It's been a LONG time since I have been on the board but, as always, I come here to search the board when I have 'issues'. Since the whole timing belt and bent valves mess the bug has had cold start troubles as well as idling issues. When I am sitting at a light my boost WAS at -20 but the last...