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    New Beetle Rear Seat Bottom Needed Florida

    My son took the back seat out of the 98 NB and now it's gone. Anyone around Florida have one in gray cloth?
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    Rawtek Options

    I'm looking at getting a Rawtek delete kit and appropriate tunes needed for my 2013 JSW tdi. As far as ordering exhaust pieces, am I hurting myself by getting the ECO kit and using my existing VW muffler. Any ideas and suggestions are appreciated.
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    Too Good To Be True- This'll Be Interesting1

    I need three more liters of Mobil 1 ESP 5w-30 for a upcoming oil change. Last I bought was from ECS Tuning for $6 ish per liter with free shipping over $49 but ECS is now $9.69 liter. On Ebay- I found a case of 6 for $20 with free shipping. Like I said- this will be interesting!
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    Drooping Pano Sunshade Options

    I'm five months past my CPO warranty on my '13 JSW and the pano shade is now drooping. I'm 66 years old and 6'4" and redoing it myself isn't going to happen. And as far as spending nearly $2k for the dealer replacing it isn't going to happen either. The sunroof has been ceramic tinted so the...
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    Glovebox Door Entry After Handle Break.

    Grrr- 2013 JSW and the glovebox door handle broke off. Is there anywhere that shows how to get this glovebox open?
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    CPO Dealer Pano Drain TubeCleaning '13 JSW

    had an appt. to have the start button replaced under CPO on my '13 JSW this morning and I suspected by the moisture on the inside of my windshield that my pano drain tubes needed clearing also. Not knowing the time it would take- the service writer said it would be $120 and I hesitantly agreed...
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    Dealer Pano Drain Tube Clearing

    I had an appt. to have the start button replaced under CPO on my '13 JSW this morning and I suspected by the moisture on the inside of my windshield that my pano drain tubes needed clearing also. Not knowing the time it would take- the service writer said it would be $120 and I hesitantly agreed...
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    Siriusxm Lifetime Lawsuit

    I had a Siriusm Lifetime subscription on my newly purchased JSW in 09 but lost it when I traded the car in on a new car in '12. Today, because of the lawsuit, I called and got them to resusitate my lifetime subscription to my '13 JSW for the sum of $35.
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    2013 Passat 6M Buyback Black Hole

    Is there something different about the Dieselgate fixes on the 13-15 Passat TDI's. My daughter's 13 Passat manual transmission car was a buyback car that still appears to just be sitting wherever VW put these things. I'm trying to figure out why it hasn't been resold.
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    98 NB Quarter Window Popping Out

    I can't be the only one to run into this but the driver's side stationary quarter window is starting to pop out on my son's 98 NB. Has anyone else run into this and what is a reasonable permanent fix?
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    Halogen Vs. Standard Headlight Assemblies?

    My son now has my 98 new beetle tdi and I've done all the life saving that I can do for the fogged up headlights for the last 15 years. I've been searching aftermarket headlight assemblies and I see some companies offer a standard headlight or a halogen assembly. Humor me... what's the...
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    Has anyone repaired engine cover "grommets?"

    I see that one of the 4 receiver "grommets" for my tdi engine cover has "caved in" and doesn't secure at that corner. As best as I can tell- there's no way to pull the broken piece out but I see replacement female grommets are available from VW but how do I fix this thing?
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    "Flapping" noise only during acceleration

    I know this seems kind of crazy but I've recently noticed when I'm driving my 2013 JSW tdi- which I purchased with 58k miles- from VW at the first of the year- I hear a mildly noticeable flapping noise from what appears to be the engine area only during acceleration. If I let off the pedal- the...
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    Price to tint pano roof?

    It's time to look into tint for pano roof on the JSW but my local guy want $250 to tint the pano? That seems crazy to me even though he says he's using Crystalline reflective tint. Am I wrong? What did you guys pay to have the pano tinted?
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    Can't Trust a Car Salesman!

    I purchased a '13 Jetta Sportwagen from my local VW dealer just after Christmas. At purchase- I checked the oil- just because- and it was half a quart low. The salesman commented that it was strange because the oil was just changed. Yesterday, I put the JSW on my four post lift and pulled the...
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    VW 17" Porto Wheels/ Nexen Tires

    Set of our VW Porto 17" wheels and Nexen all season tires with 10/32" tread. These have less than 500 miles on the tires. Wheels are nice but not perfect with minor imperfections. $450 with local pickup near Tampa, Fl.
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    Anyone Do A Nav. Update

    I just got a Sportwagen that has navigation that's obviously outdated. I see it's available at $124 from VW but are there other ideas or sources?
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    Sloppy shifter remedy?

    My son's had my '98 NB tdi 5 speed for a couple of years and today I got in to drive and boy is there a lot of slop in the shifter! Very hard to find first gear at lights too. Is there some type of repair kit of new bushings, etc. that's available so I can get this NB shifting smoothly again?
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    AC Question

    On my 98' NB- the AC cools fine at speed but when I stop and it's at idle- the ac spits out warm air. Start moving again and it gets cool again. Any ideas from those brighter than me?:p
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    1998-2005 New Beetle Gray Cloth Driver's Seat

    As the title says- I'm looking to replace the driver's seat or at worst the driver's seat back. It's a gray cloth interior from 1998 NB. My backs bolster is worn out! My email is dadgonebroke@aol.com.
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