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  1. Blown Engine 02 Beetle 2.0L. Need some help.

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Ok first time posting on the boards and need some help here. Wife was driving to work yesterday and pulled an Exxon Valdese on the HWY at 80mph. Got the car towed and with it up on the lift you can quite clearly see that the engine threw a rod out the back of the engine into the fire wall...
  2. 24v VR6 in a 1999 Beetle GLS with 2.0 and Auto

    Engine Swaps
    Now I have a couple of questions, my 1999 New Beetle GLS has almost 210,000 miles on it, it came with a 2.0 8v with automatic, fully-loaded, all-leather, push button, everything (if it had a 1.8t it would be a GLX), and I have been the proud and only owner of it whose late mom (Joanna Rae...
  3. 08 Beetle 2.5 Gasser Replacement

    Engine Swaps
    Hi all, I am a new Beetle owner and new to the forums as well. I am new to the new VW's but I am a car guy and have been for years. I just managed to come across a 2008 Beetle 2.5L with a blown motor and got the car for really cheap and I am now looking to do the motor replacement. (I realize...
  4. Engine Compatibility for 2000 2.0 5speed

    Engine Swaps
    I need to get a whole new engine for my 2000 NB 2.0 5 speed. From what I gather there is options besides one from the exact same vehicle. What are my engine options for easy compatibility?? I have someone who has swapped engines from an '01 beetle before, but he wants me to keep it simple and...
  5. swap? or not?

    Technical Modifications
    can i swap my 1999 2.0 for a 1.8t 1999( will it be plug and go?):confused:
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