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    1. I got it working again, but I'm not sure what...

      I got it working again, but I'm not sure what worked. I tapped the motor again with a hammer, I cleaned the switch contacts, and I even started to remove the motor/channel/regulator but wussed out. I...
    2. No mods to the wheels needed, but you may need to...

      No mods to the wheels needed, but you may need to research the proper sized tires for this wheel and your car.
    3. Those are the 19" Tornado wheels but with white...

      Those are the 19" Tornado wheels but with white inserts instead of black.
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      Go back and look again; it's actually a patterned...

      Go back and look again; it's actually a patterned trim and not flat and shiny piano black.

      Ironically, here's a shot of it from Consumer Report's site:...
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      n'yuk n'yuk n'yuk! :P

      n'yuk n'yuk n'yuk! :P
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      I only experienced hard plastic on lower dash...

      I only experienced hard plastic on lower dash (knee pad area) and the lower door panels. I personally didn't feel the plastic was 'cheap.' Is it all soft-touch? No. But it's also not shiny with poor...
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      How so? I firmly disagree. The materials were...

      How so?

      I firmly disagree. The materials were high quality, the patterned dash material was excellent (I'm not sure why people keep calling it 'faux carbon fiber'; it's NOTHING like carbon fiber...
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      I also wonder how many people agreeing with CR in...

      I also wonder how many people agreeing with CR in this thread have actually driven the car.
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      FWIW, here's my thoughts from an identical thread...

      FWIW, here's my thoughts from an identical thread in the MKVII GTI forum;

      1. Are these guys romanticizing the MKI a little too much? It was a game changer back then as it was an entirely new...
    10. Here's a few more shots:...

      Here's a few more shots:
      http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n87/silverspeedbuggy/ScreenShot2014-07-22at65156PM_zps9ea871c1.png
      ...
    11. Hey look! I learned how to take screenshots on my...

      Hey look! I learned how to take screenshots on my iMac!

      This is the Euro only "Beetle Cup" in white with white "Circle" wheels and the camel(?) interior:
      ...
    12. Yeah, it appears they are the Heritage wheels...

      Yeah, it appears they are the Heritage wheels with the chrome hubcaps and the chrome trim rings. BUT on this model you can get the wheels in black or WHITE too. I'm betting this model is similar to...
    13. http://www.vwvortex.com/news/volkswagen-news/model...

      http://www.vwvortex.com/news/volkswagen-news/model-year-2015-new-golf-family-redesigned-jetta-new-tdi-clean-diesel-engine-head-changes/

      2015 to see addition of the Beetle "Classic" model:
      "The...
    14. Looking this over, I'm wondering if an updated...

      Looking this over, I'm wondering if an updated guide will be coming out soon. The one in this link is dated June and there is no mention of the "Premium Package" cars, the new colors "Oryx white" and...
    15. 2015 order guide: looks like no changes

      I only glanced over this, but looks like no real changes for 2015. Disappointing.

      https://app.box.com/s/0v7bsvywoo6yo57zgrt9
    16. Passenger power window not working again...advice?

      When I got my car running a few years back, the passenger window didn't work. Someone here suggested giving the window motor a good WHACK! with a hammer. It worked! Well, it worked for a while. A few...
    17. Doot doot. Just gonna post some more pics 'cause...

      Doot doot. Just gonna post some more pics 'cause I can. :cool:

      http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n87/silverspeedbuggy/104_6345_zps4f1179d3.jpg...
    18. Are you sure they were an option on S/S/Nav cars?...

      Are you sure they were an option on S/S/Nav cars? I'm almost positive the sunroof/sound/leather Beetles were supposed to come with the 19s and xenons standard, but there were supplier issues with the...
    19. :cool: In my driveway: ...

      :cool: In my driveway:
      http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n87/silverspeedbuggy/104_6647_zps7be6f936.jpg
    20. Thanks a lot, lawyers. ...

      Thanks a lot, lawyers.

      http://www.diseno-art.com/news_content/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/volkswagen-gx3.jpg

      Cliffs:
      VW creates GX3 concept, states it is essentially 'production ready.'
      VW...
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