Category: Specifications

Ross-Tech VCDS

Background The New Beetle’s CAN-Bus diagnostic system outputs generic codes for engine ECU operations, but proprietary VW codes for many ancillary systems like airbags and ABS braking. A special code reader like the Ross-Tech...

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Option codes

Background In the spare tire hold surround (under the luggage area carpet), there is a self-stick label with VW codes printed on it that describe vehicle-specific equipment and options. The label begins with the...

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Smyth New Beetle Ute kit

Background The Smyth New Beetle Ute kit provides a cargo bed and rear body solution for New Beetle Ute transformations. Kit flexibility enables various customizations, such as rear lighting, interior treatment, and lift suspension...

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VW fasteners

Background While automotive manufacturing has become increasingly standardized, strong country flavors remain, and this often requires the need for special tools. American cars often use SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) measurements based on the...

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