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  1. New Beetle Parts qeustion

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hello! We've just bought a 2006 beetle!:clap: It has 100K on it, and would like to get some advise on parts. Here are the questions: 1.) Front/Rear brakes. Worth the extra for drilled slotted rotors? If yes what is brand? (I dont want the cheapest set-up, but dont want 2500 Brembo kit. 2.)...
  2. 2000 V'dub Beetle

    New Member Forum
    Hi... I have a 2000 Beetle, have owned it since 2002. It has 225,000 km. Mostly highway miles. I have maintained this car very well, regular oil changes (synthetic oil), timing belt at 100,000 & 200,000, cv joint replaced, among other small things like brake lines etc. There is clunking sound at...
  3. FS : NEW Weitec Struts/Shocks and HKS Springs

    Marketplace Archives
    Shocks and Springs for sale AS A SET! Brand New/Never Installed! I wanted a good look and better handling without doing a full drop. BUT....I bought a MazdaSpeed3 and don’t need these parts anymore! Weitec GT Front Strut and Rear Shock Kit for All Lowered New Beetle 1998-2006 (also Golf IV...
  4. Space above the strut mount? How much is normal?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey folks! So I put new stuts on the beetle bug a few weeks ago. Everything looked pretty good and drives perfectly. Install was straight forward. I torqued everything to spec. The only this that caught my attention was a little space between the top cap and the body. I found some info on the...
  5. Hood/Trunk Struts Shipping Problem

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hey Everyone, I need a hood strut, and a pair of trunk struts for our 2000 Beetle. Problem is I can't find a store online that carries these and will ship to an Military APO address. I really don't want to go to the dealership in town and pay 30euro for the hood strut and 56euro a piece for...
  6. Is changing shock and struts a DIY job?

    1.9 Liter TDI
    Own an '05 tdi with 75,000 mi. Owned it since brand new. I had a '99 before that and the suspension on that was just really hard and horrible. When I bought this TDI I remember the test drive and I couldn't believe how smooth the suspension was. Now 75,000 miles later I feel like I'm driving the...