VW MK5 How To Install A Euro Headlight Switch

Overview This DIY explains how to remove the original headlight switch and replace it with the European version. This will give more lighting options (headlights, fogs, parking lights, etc…) than are normally available in the US. Category: Electrical Difficulty: Easy Original Author: DIYJus Thanks to Cerksies from the ‘tex for the use of his shiny … Read more

VW MK4 How To Remove The Serpentine Belt Tensioner And Lube The Pulley Bearing In A VR6

Overview Thanks to VgRt6 from the ‘tex for this DIY that explains the procedure for removing the serpentine belt tensioner from a VR6 engine and lubricating the tensioner pulley bearing. Category: Engine Difficulty: Easy Original Author: VgRt6 It’s common for the bearing in the pulley to dry out, causing the bearing to become very noisy … Read more

VW Vehicle Identification

Here’s a handy guide to help identify types of VWs. The year and model can be used to determine the MK, or generation, of a car. MK2 Model years 1985-1992. Golfs and Jettas were available in two and four door versions. The GTI was only available as a two door hatchback. Although there were small … Read more

VW MK2 Golf / Jetta / GTI Simple Lightweight Battery Replacement

Overview This DIY will explain the benefits and procedure for replacing the battery with a lighter model on a MKII Golf, Jetta or GTI. Category: Electrical Difficulty: Easy Benefits: Improves Economy                    Improves Performance Author: DIYJus Lighter batteries are all the rage these days. The concept is a really good one; if you can get … Read more