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  1. VW OEM iPod adapter/interface for NB Monsoon Head Unit - where can I find one?

    Car Audio
    After being without a car for a month after my beloved 1999 NB GLS got rear-ended (and totaled), I acquired a 2002 NB GLS that had a Monsoon cassette HU with a 6 CD changer in it. Impressed by the sound of the Monsoon system after having nothing but aftermarket in my previous ride (a Kenwood...
  2. Hissing sound after new Kenwood installed.

    Car Audio
    Hi All, My daughter has a 2005 Beetle Turbo convertible and recently installed a new Kenwood deck. Everything works great but get this hissing sound when ever the unit is on. I ensured the ground was good and even re-wired all the connections again. Checked all the fuses and all looks good...
  3. Tuning Monsoon Satellite stations

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    When on "Satellite", the "tune" and "seek" buttons seem to only find the same five stations, which are fortunately stations I like. But, I'd like to be able to locate the other stations. Is there a simple way to get the tuner to find every station? The manual was not very clear on the...
  4. Monsoon, lost codes

    Car Audio
    Bought a 2003 'vert on Hawaii (Big Island) that has Monsoon system. The car alarm went off and the car went into disable mode. Resetting the computer got it running but left the sound system in SAFE mode. The code tag has been removed from the manual, and no notes were entered in with the code...
  5. Any fixes for the Monsoon Amp parasitic draw?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I bought my daughter a 2003 Cyber Green Color Concept Beetle 1.8T (APR flashed!) and she absolutely LOVES IT!! Except when she parks it and the battery dies! I have a Vag-Com, digital multi-meter and I'm pretty mechanically inclined, so let me state what I've found: When we bought the car, it...
  6. Aftermarket radio help

    Car Audio
    Any help/advice would be appreciated. My daughter has a 2004 beetle w/ monsoon. Bought her an aftermarket deck and the metra wiring harness w/ the RCA's on it to hook all up. Volkswagen was doing work on the car and they tried to install it for me and said it powered up, but no sound. I returned...
  7. what radio to buy?

    Car Audio
    Hey guys! So I have a 1998 VW Beetle and the radio went out. I have been looking on Ebay for a new stock radio so I don't have to go with an aftermarket one. My question is, should I get a Monsoon radio or not? The radio I have now isn't a Monsoon so if I were to get a Monsoon radio, would...
  8. Monsoon -> non-Monsoon conversion? Also, replacing speakers

    Car Audio
    So i have a 2003 2.0 GLS that i bought a few months ago (used, obv). The car does not have a Monsoon amp in the back, nor does the stereo have a Monsoon logo. However, i do have tweeters in the A-pillar, and my manual does say that it has the 'premium' sound system. What i've taken away from...
  9. FS: Phatnoise MP3 Player System

    Marketplace Archives
    $100 OBO + Shipping Full system complete, mint condition. No scratches, flawless. It was bought brand new. Only used twice. First was to test if it worked with original New Beetle HU, second was to try playing some songs. Never got a chance to build a custom mount for it in New Beetle trunk...
  10. nb Battery Drain Radio Related

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2002 New Beetle TDI Sedan, 1.8T engine. I bought it used about a year ago. Love this car, except.... At first, I had erratic, frequent dead batteries. Loooong story short, I replaced the ignition switch and harness clip, as described in this post: - **Ignition Switch...
  11. 05 monsoon new speakers

    Car Audio
    Long story short; I need new front door speakers. Factory replacements cost $128...EACH, so my service consultant at the dealer suggested I buy off brand speakers for cheaper. I have surfed around the forum and come across these that appeal to me the most. Pioneer --> Pioneer TS-D1602R 6-1/2"...
  12. 2003 Cyber Green Color Cocept who wants it

    Vehicle Classifieds
    2003 Cyber Green Color Cocept $8,500 MY wife's sister just passed and we have to sell this beetle. Apparently this color concept with a 5 speed is a rare bug (only 2000 made and even fewer with the 5 speed according to Shannon). With only 44,382 miles, non-smoker,It hasn't been cleaned it up...
  13. I just burnt both front door panel speakers....

    Car Audio
    I own a 2006 nb with a monsoon system. Today I finally smoked the front door panel speakers, and guess what, it's time to UPGRADE! So, does anybody have any speaker suggestions, and what about the monsoon amp, where is it located? Should I still go with 2ohm speakers or use 4ohm? Thanks:D
  14. New monsoon radio on ebay

    Car Audio
    It's only around $70.00 so I just bought one. In the box w/code. here's the link