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  1. rear hatch/trunk lock

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I bought a 1999 beetle and the trunk does not open. I do not have a remote key, only a key to manually unlock, and it does not unlock the rear hatch. The automatic locks inside do not work either (the inside panels were ripped out and horribly replaced, only power windows work). Can someone...
  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. Rear Cup holder.

    Marketplace Archives
    Im new to this so im not sure if I have posted in the right place :S I own a 2000 1.6 beetle and my rear cup holder has been damaged. I have been looking everywhere online to find one but cannot see one anywhere. if anyone knows of anywhere to get a replacement I would be very grateful! thanks!!
  4. Rear Beetle Headrests 2012-up sport style

    12+ Parts and Accessories
    For sale: Rear NB Beetle Headrests 2012 and up " small - sport style" For sale: Genuine and new rear Headrests for VW Beetle 2012-up "Sport style" type $299 USD (pair) FedEx shipped to the US. The US Beetle rear headrests are HUGE but the Mexican "Beetle Sport" gets a smaller style rear...
  5. HELP trailing arm bushings

    Technical Modifications
    so i get the old ones out today..what fun.. and got some new ones. The new ones i got from the dealer dont look quiet the same. why did the desing change? anyways i got them pressed in no problem, now i find theres some alingment makes on them i was suppose to aling.. well i didnt know this to...
  6. Rear seat belt replacement

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    HELP!!!!!!! Does anyone know the secret to installing new rear seat belts. The previous owner took out the rear belts to put a speaker box in. Bought brand new belts, and they will not pull out. tried bolting one luck. Totally useless at this point. I know the back seats are not...
  7. Brake calipers

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I'm sorry if this isn't in the right spot, but I couldn't find a forum just for brakes. I need to replace the rear passenger caliper in my '00 GLS Bug. There are apparently two different types and I don't know how to tell the difference, other than one is listed at 36mm and the other is listed...
  8. How to: Apply a Rear Emblem below the "VW"

    Styling Modifications
    1. Make sure your rear emblem is centered on its mount and lines up with the antenna (hatch open and up) 2. mark a center line using the "V" formed by the bottom of the W, mark it down towards the edge of the hatch. 3. now this can be different, just where you like it. I measure up from the...
  9. Removing Headliner Trim

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Sorry if this has been answered, but I can't find the exact answer to my question. I need to replace the antenna base (wife closed garage while backing out!). I have read on these forums that I need to drop the headliner down in the back while the hatch is open so I can remove the nut on the...