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  1. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Is there a way to determine if a NB has the DSG transmission by using the VIN or something else that is definitive? I'm looking for a used NB between 2006-2011 for my daughter. I'm really wanting to get a model with the DSG transmission. I have read that the shifter has DSG on it if it has...
  2. 2.5 Liter Gas
    I've done a LOT of reading on this forum. However, I still have some questions I'd like to ask regarding the 2.5L: Is the 2.5L an interference engine? Does VW list an interval for replacement of the timing chain? Does the timing change typically need changing prior to the VW recommendation...
  3. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey everyone I just have a quick question, the other day my buddy took a video of me ripping first gear and when I shifted it sounded exactly like a dsg fart. Keep in mind, it’s a 2004 1.8t with a 5 speed manual and a complete straight pipe. Can someone explain what the f**k happened because I...
  4. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I took my lemon of a beetle in bc the check engine light was on. It seems the light was on due to a Temperature Sending Unit problem. No biggie. But when I was there, they also told me my transmission was bad and I needed to replace with a DSG tran. I was told by a VW friend, that was ridiculous...
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