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  1. Vehicles For Sale
    For Sale - 1985 Vw Beetle 1200cc - Limited Edition ‘Sunny Bug’ Project Car (Reg: C221 GSJ) Showing circa 64k miles Matching numbers RHD conversion Hpi clear Vw book pack, old MOTs. receipts & history Rear seat belts Adjustable front suspension One key operates doors & ignition The Good...
    £2,495 GBP
  2. Readers Rides
    To Quote Mickey Flanagan; 'I'm back in the game'. IMG_0454 by Andrew Smullen, on Flickr A new, long and rambling reader's rides thread is upon us. May God have mercy on your souls. :D
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Found some old footage of cold idle and decided to make a comparison video in case anyone is curious.
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have a Mexican Beetle 1600i which I am going to convert to a Megasquirt ECU. The original distributor has had better days and getting a replacement from Mexico is going to cost a fortune. Does anyone know what kind of distributor I can use as an alternative?
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Has anyone fitted MS 2 to a standard Mexican Beetle? I've just ordered the ECU and O2 sensor etc from Dubshop in the states and I'm interested to hear anyone else experience in setting up and running this set up.
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I understand that Dubshop in the US sell Mexican FI components together with Megsquirt ECU's. Has anyone got experience in fitting a Megasquirt ECU to a stock Mexican 1600i? If so how hard was it to get it to run properly and did it make a dramatic different vs the stock ECU? (Or a stock ECU...
  7. Items For Sale - AUTO
    SPORT MUFFLER FOR MEXICO INJECTION BEETLE WITH HEAT EXCHANGER Steel Vintage Speed Exhaust - Used for 1500 miles only ±4mm Adjustable flanges for stroker or narrower engines. Sport muffler for engine up to 125 HP. SuperFlow muffler for engine up to 150HP. 100% #304 stainless steel muffler...
  8. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I am appealing to other FI Mexican Beetle owners I have a 1998 Mexican beetle that has a weird issue at low revs. I have replaced the relay, ICU, Engine Temp sensor, Rotor arm, cap etc etc and cleaned out all the breathers but the problem persists. I have even changed the ECU as I have a spare...
  9. Chat/Discussion
    Hello! I need help please... a bit of a novice here :) I got my first beetle in August and now it's due for its MOT and I'm pretty sure it will need a bit of work doing (the horn isn't working). Do I need to find a specialist VW garage that knows Beetles inside out, or am I OK to go to the...
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have a 1998 Mexican Beetle and I have been having issue with lumpy driving. Tonight, I connected to the ECU with VAGCOM (using Windows XP) and when I put it into Basic Setting mode the engine died. It does this every time I put it into Basic Settings mode. Does anyone have any idea why it...
  11. Vehicles For Sale
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251324034494?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1586.l2649 Lady Silver (Desert wind) Volkswagen Beetle 1.6i. Imported and converted to right hand drive by Beetles (UK) in 1999. Odometer reads 17036 in kilometers but has been around so I'd guess 117036 km or...
  12. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hello everyone, Although not new to air cooled VWs I am a new owener of a Mexxicaan Beetle 1600i that was brought into tthe U.S. by a complany called Beeetlemex back in 1998. The car has beeen in storage for the last 10+ years and I am now the 2nd owner. CCar is all original with Factory VW...
  13. Vehicles For Sale
    Mexican Beetle 1600i (year 2000) 50,000 miles. Right hand drive. Windsor Blue. Great condition. Full service history. MOT until Sept 2012. Denim interior - "Jeans" limited edition. £4950, open to sensible offers. Please contact 07754934410 to arrange a viewing. Location: Greenwich. Email...
  14. Vehicles For Sale
    unfortunately im selling my beetle, only due to i do not have the time and funds to get it on the road all though i wish i could. its a 1985 1200 Mexi beetle, LHD Its off the road at the moment SORN with out MOT or Tax.. i took it off to lower it and the front has been lowered on an adjustable...
  15. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Yep, N00B so dont shoot me down and if Ive posted in the wrong place Im sorry! So I have a Mexican Beetle (99) and I have a few questions which I hope some clued up person may have some knowledge of. Its in excellent condition but I would like to make a few alterations. 1) Steering wheel -...
  16. Readers Rides
    Hi y'all, I hadn't figured on having a project anytime soon after a series of financial disasters led to the sale of my '59 show winner and it's subsequent replacement - a '55 oval (now owned by Boratron on here) but 10 days ago I got a lucky break when, at 10.47pm on this very website I saw...
  17. Readers Rides
    It's been a while since I had a readers rides thread going on here, so I thought I'd post a bit of an update on my Late Bug project. I've owned it since December 2008, after buying it off a good friend. His original thread can be seen here: http://www.volkszone.com/VZi/showthread.php?t=304696...
  18. Vehicles Wanted
    Help me find a mexican classic shaped beetle (1998 onwards). Ideally I'm looking for something that has not been modified (lowered, etc). If you have one for sale (or know someone who has) please drop me an email with details/photos. [email protected] :bandit: **Replace AT with the...
  19. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    We have a 1990 Mexican Beetle 1600 that needs a new Exhaust. I have been having a look at the one fitted to try to work out what replacement to look for. A couple of thing make me think the current one is not the correct one; the body work only has a cut away for one exhaust pipe while the...
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