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    Strange noticing with the panoramic sunroof on the 12+ models....

    i will check my wife's 2013 Beetle TDI no problems with any water issues, and we have driven in a few rain storms here on the wet coast . I will advise you of my findings
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    Want to throw the fob..

    We had the same problem, but I was using my whole hand to try to open the driver's door ( when my wife would let me drive it lol ) she discovered it only took one finger lightly on the handle and voila it worked . Maybe you are trying to hard ? Good luck .
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    Thoughts on the New Beetle 2012+

    welcome Shenandoah, bought my wife a 2013 TDI Highline and no it has halogen headlights however this is a Canadian version unlike what you get in the USA . Fabric interior and it doesn't have the instrument binacle that sits up on the dash. it had 66000 miles on it when we bought it and we have...
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    Vancouver Island TDI members

    nice to hear from you TDIMeister ! we have a son and family in P.G. But he drives the vehicle of choice in P.G. a truck lol I forgive him . not a lot of travelling right now, but hopefully next year things will be more "NORMAL " Take care and by the way what are you driving ?
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    Beetle and Beetle Convert. Roll Call. Who's out there?

    As mentioned earlier, I bought my wife a 2013 highline beetle TDI . unfortunately not sure why it doesn't have the paddles ? her Smart cabrio had them for god's sake lol Also have fabric seats although well bolstered not the leather that I see in some highline Beetles. Did have ( professionally...
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    Vancouver Island TDI members

    nice to hear from you ! wow based on your cars you must be the reason Harbourview is in business of servicing Volkswagens lol. Glad there are at least 2 of us and hopefully more based on the above chats although as I said they are 5 years old, so maybe they aren't around ?
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    2013 candy white tdi

    let me clarify the backup camera goes to the head display which is larger than the stock one we had 6.8 inches I believe. Not to our phones. It makes it easier to see what is behind you, although as mentioned there is a delay when you put the car into reverse before you see the picture .Well...
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    2013 candy white tdi

    curious if anyone has purchased an extended warranty for their TDI . it gets complicated when you look at the warranty that Volkswagen gives you when they did the emmisison upgrade after the scandal they found themselves in. I received the written warranty from the dealer that did the work and...
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    2013 candy white tdi

    Baumeister, do you have the fender sound system ? We just had a backup camera installed above the license plate and while there is a delay it works quite well. I swapped out the head unit that came with the car that included nav to a Pioneer DMH - 2600 NEX . The reason it was suggested that the...
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    2013 candy white tdi

    well that makes 2 of us lol too far to get together for coffee however. I like the white trim in the interior to break up the black. Nice to hear from you ! Ours is on the avatar !
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    2013 candy white tdi

    nice to see you nightflyer1 , yes I guess you are correct. Only 1 TDI Beetle for sale in my Province and 36 total in ALL of Canada. I guess we are incredibly smart or the alternative LOL Tell me about your car ? Regards from Vancouver Island ! I will post pics of our new member, when I can...
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    2013 candy white tdi

    well glad to see this thread is a little more active than the Vancouver Island west coast thread I posted to earlier I should have checked the dates they were 2015 lol. Just want to say purchased a 2013 candy white TDI beetle for my wife's 60 bd ( but don't tell her tht lol) It has sunroof nav...
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    Vancouver Island TDI members

    hey moderator is this thread still active ? I notice ( duh ) the entries above mine are from 2015. Makes me wonder if there "is there anybody out there "?-to quote a line from the rock band Pink Floyd
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    Vancouver Island/Vancouver area wreckers?

    Try Mallahat wreckers on you guessed it . North of Victoria . I got there name from other wreckers here in Nanaimo when i was looking for a rear tail lens. Good luck
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    Vancouver Island TDI members

    forgot to mention we are in Nanaimo . Would love to get together for coffee and or a drive up or down the Island with other beetle tdi members. okay Golfs and Passats as well lol
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