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  1. white spots on plastic fenders

    New Beetle Detailing/Cleaning
    Hi there. I just discovered white spots on my 2001 silver Beetle. I doesn't look like the clear coat is affected because it feels totally smooth. Any idea how to remove the spots? Thanks!
  2. Painting the clock/sun visors on a 1998 NB?

    Styling Modifications
    Has anyone tried to paint the clock on the 98? Mine has gone from gray to beige and looks tacky. I was wondering if it had been done before and how did you keep the paint from the display area. Also, is it possible to paint the visors too?
  3. Emil, 2000 GLX Turbo

    Photos: New Beetles
    Bought in June :) Her name is Emil :thewave: I got the name from "Lime" Green backwards E-m-i-l (yes, I'm aware it's not lime green though, but it's a cute name) I'm a 17 year old teenager & I live in Vancouver, Canada! She's quite wonderful! WAY better than my old 2002 Honda Civic...
  4. Scotch-brite pad oops

    New Beetle Detailing/Cleaning
    I am posting on my dad's behalf, he drives a 2003 beetle tdi long distances quite frequently and accumulates alot of insects on the bug :) he took it upon himself while washing the car to try and use a scotch-brite pad to remove the bugs, well it worked but it also took the shine off of the...
  5. Alligator Paint on Interior Parts

    Paint and Body
    I'm in the middle of my interior painting project and all was well untill my second coat of paint. After the first coat (2 quick coats), I lightly wet sanded with 600 grit and rinsed off the parts. Let them air dry for a while and wiped dry with a paper towel. Got everything put back onto my...
  6. Help please! Lots of problems!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I just got a 1999 new beetle manual transmission with 180000 miles on it for $2000! It needs a lot of things fixed! Mechanically it is great! but the check engine light is on? so is the abs light? The interior needs: - New headliner - the interior door arm rest cover stuff came off - all 4 new...
  7. Can Anyone Tell Me The Name Of This Paint Color?

    Paint and Body
    Hi, Does anyone know the name of this paint color? It's a 2001 GLS 1.8L manual with leather. Thanks!
  8. 2007 New Beetle Paint Issue

    Paint and Body
    Hi Everyone; I'm hoping that my fellow New Beetle owners can help me out here. Our 2007 NBC has had an issue with the paint cracking and flaking off around the door handle. In typical VW style, they are trying to blame me for the fault, stating that I pulled too hard on the door handle. Now...
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