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    1. the BFI is incorrect as well, Beetle does not...

      the BFI is incorrect as well, Beetle does not share control arm as a Jetta MK6, they share with the Passat, looks sort of similar but not same.

      I noticed someone had success swapping out
      ...
    2. LCA upgraded bushing options for 2012+ Beetle and incorrect fitment information?

      I was just looking at all these possible bushing upgrades for my lower control arm.

      Several sites and even official VW parts sites state that lower control arm mount brackets actually fit my vin...
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      I have a 2012 Turbo Beetle with the older TSI...

      I have a 2012 Turbo Beetle with the older TSI 2.0L and probably gets around 245 Hp and 280 lb/ft of Torque with my Unitronics Stage 1 ECU and DSG tunes.

      My boost gauge has not blown up yet, but it...
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      Successfully flashed both the ECU and TCU to...

      Successfully flashed both the ECU and TCU to Unitronics Stage 1. It was well worth the upgrade. nice linear power and smoother shifting. The car really pulls nicely off the line and builds up...
    5. I downgraded from the 19x8 Tornado Wheels to the...

      I downgraded from the 19x8 Tornado Wheels to the Enkei 18x8. I wanted more sidewall plus for possible brake upgrade and also to shave off about 10 pounds per wheel.
      ...
    6. Just got the Intercooler installed, they had no...

      Just got the Intercooler installed, they had no issues and did use the new supplied metric bolts and original hoses did not need any cuttting like the MK5/6 GTI

      I must have added some weight. ...
    7. MK7 GTI PP Front Brakes for Beetle with 340x30 Rotors

      Hi,

      Just wanted to give a heads up for anyone who is interested in swapping your stock front 2012+ Beetle Turbo Brakes with MK7 GTI PP / S3 / R / Clubsport brakes/rotors/pads.

      The upgrade went...
    8. Yes, I am having it installed this week. I...

      Yes,

      I am having it installed this week.

      I looked in forums and got the following

      2 M10x1.5x120 Bolts

      9 M6X1.0X16 Bolts
    9. It is complete. I got the MKVII GOLF R...

      It is complete.

      I got the MKVII GOLF R calipers and rotors now on a 2012 Beetle Turbo.

      Calipers/carriers/pads/rotors for a MKVII PP Package fit fine.

      The following have to be re-used
      ...
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      Try your vin in parts.vw.com and see if it still...

      Try your vin in parts.vw.com and see if it still comes up?

      The difference between hatchback and cabriolet is the rubber seal on the inner sides of the lamps I think? hatchback has more rubber...
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      Thanks for the response, I just wondered cause...

      Thanks for the response,

      I just wondered cause others had a rubber cap on it, maybe just for cleaner look than some open ended pipe?
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      5C5945207 or 5C5945208 series are for coupe...

      5C5945207 or 5C5945208

      series are for coupe hatchback

      5C3945207 or 5C3945208

      series are for convertibles

      Many sellers are now grouping sets of pairs regardless of 7/8 (LHD/RHD)
    13. S3 Intercooler on a 2012 Beetle 2.0L Turbo?

      Just wondered if anyone has replaced the original with the S3 all aluminum intercooler?

      I know it fits GTI MKV/6? Places like ECS say it fits, but not sure if the shorter front of the beetle...
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      Should this Tiny Metal Pipe be covered?

      since I cannot upload a image with it circled. it is the tiny metal pipe stick that aims up by the top left corner of engine cover between where a coolant hose and the air intake hose start to go...
    15. Can I use my existing carrier bolt size or need...

      Can I use my existing carrier bolt size or need to use the designated carrier bolts for the GTI PP caliper carriers? same thickness but longer vs OEM caliper carrier bolt size. the bolt that...
    16. I see that they bolt right on by scouring forums,...

      I see that they bolt right on by scouring forums,

      But not clear on brake lines?

      Can I re-use my OEM lines or stainless steel lines designed for my Beetle?

      I can see the banjo fittings look...
    17. Do MKVII PP GTI brakes bolt on 2012 Turbo Beetle 2.0

      I came across some places selling MKVII PP / S3 / Clubsport / R brake kits and stating it as a MK5/6 big brake upgrade kit.

      Sample description below

      "brake system complete "R" 340mm front +...
    18. Yes that is what I think, just a seep, I am not...

      Yes that is what I think, just a seep, I am not losing qt after qt of oil....

      I will just have my Indy shop give second opinion while I get my regular DSG service done.
    19. This was from a reputable VW performance shop and...

      This was from a reputable VW performance shop and they quoted $250. that seems low unless they really know some short cut?
    20. I tried getting quotes, but one shop said ...

      I tried getting quotes, but one shop said

      "Upper timing cover with camshaft bridge"

      would that be same service or totally different part and area?
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