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hi there my names craig and i am dying to go bye a beetle!!!
just a few q's such as,
the front bumper where number plate sits, if i remove this will there be a smooth bumper or a reccess where plate was?
what are your veiw on the 1.8 turbo version? fast? slow? and how many miles are they good for cause i was looking at one with 150k miles, but it was mainly on motorway so it hasnt been thrashed.
thank you so os much for the reply in advance im so excited! haha :D
 

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thank yo dmbluebeetle..
so the bumper WILL need working :S or are they hardly noticable? and nice 126mph :D my old 106 gti 120 break did 125mph :D thanks for the heads upon water pump n timing belt.
how many miles are the timing belts good for? thanks :D
 

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w/ the turbo, most do the initial change at 50-60k because of the plastic impellar in the water pump. I would assume after that every 60k miles after that would be the rule of thumb for safety sake. Really depends on how the engine is run. Without absolute documentation the second or third has been done, do it immediately. Likely it is due. Failure of the belt results in bent valves and major rebuild, instantaneous with it's failure.

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