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  1. To weld or not to weld?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have a 2001 new beetle which I've had for just over a month. (Lifelong dream!) I took it in for a service and got a call that there's no point in going through with the service because it needs roughly £1000 worth of work including welding work for underbody rust. The car itself was £300 and a...
  2. Rusted out rocker panels

    New Beetle Convertible
    Hey everybody, I have a 2004 Beetle Convertible that has been living in the Canadian rust belt for its whole life. It doesn't get driven much during the winter as I have an old Golf winter beater and its been rust proofed since I got it, but that wasn't enough. My driverside rocker panel is...
  3. Rusted out rocker panels

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hey everybody, I have a 2004 Beetle Convertible that has been living in the Canadian rust belt for its whole life. It doesn't get driven much during the winter as I have an old Golf winter beater and its been rust proofed since I got it, but that wasn't enough. My driverside rocker panel is...
  4. 2009 New Beetle showing a lot of rust

    Paint and Body
    My brides beetle has got rust spots on just about every panel. Hood, door handles, sills, etc. I see it has a 12 year warranty on rust perforation, I bold that word as that is how it is in the book. So am I wasting my time going to the dealer to get this remedied? It seems to their benefit to...
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