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  1. 2001 Beetle brake discs & pad size?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I'm trying to replace the brake discs and pads myself with some help as I'm a newbie to even basic car repair. I've been told all 4 calipers need to be replaced, all brake discs and pads. I put my reg # into a couple auto parts websites and found that even for my specific model there are several...
  2. FS: Mintex red box brake pads Front & Rear

    Marketplace Archives
    Fit all NBs and lots of other MKIVs. Never got around to installing these before selling the car; the original pads were replaced under OEM warranty, and the second set never wore out! Its a shame, these are nice parts. They fit literally dozens of different euro cars, check it out: Front...
  3. Brake Issues

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello again! You guys always seem to have some great suggestions for me when I'm having a bug problem. My newest issue involves my brakes, or more specifically when I brake. A little while ago I ran over a huge fallen palm tree frond. I tried to avoid it but circumstances lead me right over it...
  4. Cannot reverse after changing rear brake pads and caliper

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I just changed my rear brake pads and my right rear caliper, but now I'm having problems reversing. It's strange, it will reverse in the morning when I first start the car but then after even when pressing on gas pedal, the brakes will not release...not letting me reverse. Ahh!:confused: lol...