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      Heard that for the first six months of 2015, VW...

      Heard that for the first six months of 2015, VW has outsold Toyota worldwide. I'm still
      not happy with their refusal to bring the Scirocco to these shores, feeling that it will
      reduce sales of Golf...
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      Steve Perry Motorsport (www.drivespm.com) offers...

      Steve Perry Motorsport (www.drivespm.com) offers an upgrade kit for MK5/6 cars that costs about
      $550. I replaced the 312mm front rotors on my 2012 Turbo Beetle (was same size as the MK6 cars)
      with...
    3. The small inner spring that are in DV's could be...

      The small inner spring that are in DV's could be your problem.
      Make sure your's is sitting in place properly. You also might want
      to try inserting a replacement spring from the manufacturer in...
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      You might try checking the tightness of your...

      You might try checking the tightness of your front-struts via the
      nut/bolt connections that secure them at the top of the struts in
      the left and right corners of the upper engine bay.
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      Need to see your 'low' rear headrests up close....

      Need to see your 'low' rear headrests up close. In the U.S. all Beetles came with the 'Big Balloon'
      version that really hampers vision out the rear window. Closest place for U.S. owners to get the...
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      Brought back thread from archives to show side...

      Brought back thread from archives to show side photo of car with rain channel
      molding applied above side windows
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      Found my replacement bulbs on E-bay but you can...

      Found my replacement bulbs on E-bay but you can also contact the fellow 'Ed' up in Vancouver, B.C. who
      offers WinPower LED Headlights in the Beetle-Parts section of the 'Classifieds' and ask about...
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      Good luck !

      Good luck !
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      When I asked HPA to recommend a specific plug...

      When I asked HPA to recommend a specific plug after the install ( years ago) of their K04 Turbo, and mentioned
      that 'HSTuning' said I'd be best suited with the NGK PFR8S8EG Platinum Plugs, they said...
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      You are correct! I may have to contact Dr. Von...

      You are correct! I may have to contact Dr. Von Schlong about a lobotomy test for myself if this keeps up.
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      Have you considered getting a lobotomy? Your...

      Have you considered getting a lobotomy? Your difficulty could have to do with a problem in the nerve
      center of your brain.
    12. The model with the larger channel should...

      The model with the larger channel should undoubtedly catch more rain but I have the narrower channel version
      which I feel looks better. The depth of these channels are limited as to how much rain...
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      Testing your brake fluid strength !

      Moisture build-up in the brake fluid causes potential rust and corrosion in the
      system. This can lead to reduced braking distance when brakes are applied
      for stopping, as well as causing rust...
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      Check in your owners manual for VW's...

      Check in your owners manual for VW's recommendation.
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      You should ask the service mgr 'Rick' at Linden...

      You should ask the service mgr 'Rick' at Linden VW's Motorsport Division in Linden, N.J..
    16. H&R Sport Springs, for the Beetle, will give you...

      H&R Sport Springs, for the Beetle, will give you the slight drop in height you're looking for.
      Keep in mind that your OEM McPherson Front Struts will then add harshness to your 'ride'.
      To reduce...
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      Need about 5-1/3rd quarts to fill my engine. ...

      Need about 5-1/3rd quarts to fill my engine.

      Also noted that Castrol has 5W30, not 5W40, in a new oil called Magnatec. They claim it doesn't completely
      drip off moving parts so that at 'start up'...
    18. I've had the WinPower's in my TB for some time...

      I've had the WinPower's in my TB for some time now and they work beautifully. Did swap out the
      original 4300K bulbs for 5000K, which took me from yellow-light to a crisp, white-light that engulfs...
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      My car, with an HPA K04 has absolutely no noise,...

      My car, with an HPA K04 has absolutely no noise, vibration, or wheel-hop on take-off, or deceleration issues. Have
      the Southbend Stage 2 Daily in the car for over two years, as well as the following...
    20. Note: www.carid.com sells a similar item -...

      Note: www.carid.com sells a similar item - Powerbuilt Computer Memory Keeper # 648539 and can supply
      additional details via phone or online chat service. However, The following information was...
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