Forums banner


  1. Aph to awp swap.

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I know this has been done someplace on here but I have spent days looking for it. So I hope you don't mind me doing it again. I would like to put an awp ecu in my 2000 beetle glx. If someone could direct me to a "how to for dummies" that would be awesome. Also if you have done it yourself...
  2. 98 beetle W/blown AEG AUTOMATIC

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Greetings to all, I have an extra AEG engine and Manual trans out of a former 2000 Golf GL. Swap-ability is my main quest. Are these engines totally compatible? I hear that the manual trans is better than the auto... other than that are there any issues that I should beware of? Labor in the...
  3. 98 Manual Transmission swap questions!

    Technical Modifications
    Okay guys here it goes. I am going to be getting a 98 bug soon (2.0 gas auto), it has a rebuild automatic but I have not heard many good things about it and basically heard its expensive junk. And as we all know 5 speed is better and more fun. So I have read up on it online and the swap doesn't...
  4. The Jersey-Beetle Thread

    Photos: New Beetles
    2.0 Beetle to 1.8T Bettle (Almost Turbo S :p) Ill keep on updating this thread as we do new things and such... & Maybe some DIYs for everyone... But here is the car.... First Started With The Engine Swap: K04 Turbo, 3 inch D.P The engine swap is easy if you have a couple people...
  5. 5-speed manual swap questions

    Transmission Talk
    So here's my dilemma. I'm doing a transmission swap for a girl that got a '99 Beetle from a friend of her family. She hit a lane divider a few weeks ago and really messed up the transmission bell housing. I want to swap out the tranny for another one, but the salvage yard up here has a few...
  6. Tranny Swap

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello Everyone, I am a newbie to this organization (haha just registered about 5 mins ago) :). Anyways I have been searching this form for about 2 days now I can not find exactly what I want. We own a 1998 Volkswagen Beetle that had been in a front end collision and we have dumped a ton of money...
  7. 2001 glx + awp engine swap = check engine light!?! NEED HELP

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello, I have a unusual situation with my car and couldn't find any posts that answer my question so I thought I'd ask. Here's the deal: I had to have a new engine put in my bug about 2 years ago after the water pump failed and the engine completely broke (I have since put in a metal-impeller...
  8. 2000 1.8L compatability with 1999

    Technical Modifications
    So I have a 2000 1.8L NB. I was curious, before I go look at it, if a 1999 nb would be compatible as a parts vehicle for my bug. Specifically I am hoping that the front and rear clips will be interchangeable, Since my front body parts are bad a and I have a cracked rear fender... Also if this...