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Forge engine caps
on May 20, 2018, 04:46:40 PM
Anyone know where I can get these caps in chrome? I saw them a few years back before I got my Edition 30 but I've spent weeks looking for some and can only find ones for the mk7 GTI.

Any help appreciated.

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Fuel Pump Question HELP PLEASE :)
Last Poster: Scottymon in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:29:52 PM
Hey Guys, I've had a knackered Fuel Pump Sensor for a while now with crappy intermittment power delivery, with one thing and another (work mainly) I've put it off, so to the question.

Can a: 06F127025M fit our Mk5's? MY2006

My Part Code is: 06F127025H

So just the H is different to the M... they look identical, but would really appreciate your input

Re: Fault Code P3137 and P642
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:29:41 AM
1997 mkv? resetting the ECU is basically like restarting your phone/computer when its messing about.
if the lights still not come back on, then dont worry... if it does then look into this:

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: The Red Warrior in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:51:20 AM
seats out, normal vac and then wet vac seats and carpet multiple times until the wet vac water doesn't look like Newcastle brown. let it dry then spray it all, including head lining with autoglym anti-stink sp

Re: 2005 GTI - Cam Follower question
Last Poster: mac456 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:37:37 PM
Thanks for the help And advice all.

The car is booked in for a service and a cam follower replacement next week 👍

Last Poster: Mackaa-123 in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:37:07 PM
As title states, after some parts for my mk6 golf r. Sports cat, miltek tips, intercooler, UR Strut bars engine bay & under body bars.
Pm on here or TEXT! Me on 07712722765

EDIT*** Im looking to stage  2+ my car so will be looking for performance parts not orm

Re: Ollie's 2012 Rising Blue 6 R
Last Poster: Ollie6R in MK6 Members Rides on Yesterday at 12:37:41 PM
Thanks all  :happy2:

Wheel bearing noise at 70+mph?
Last Poster: GTIEagles in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:27:13 PM
Since I have had my car it's had a slight rotational thumping noise at speeds above 70mph from the front of the car, it's mainly gone above 80mph but it's still there. It almost sounds like a flat tyre if that makes sense.

So far I have replaced all 4 tyres with a quality brand, wheels have been balanced, 4 wheel laser alignment from the top garage in my area, 2x front w

Re: Wanted: Rear wiper arm for Golf GTi Mk5 2005
Last Poster: Craigh1983 in Wanted on Yesterday at 12:17:03 PM
Yea I've read the terrible reviews on eBay for non genuine ones and they don't seem to last long. I just wondered if I could get a second hand genuine one from a low mileage car as im on a bit of a budget at the minute because I've just spend out on new rear calipers too :/

Re: Matt's graphite blue 5dr K04 GTi DSG
Last Poster: M77MWW in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:24:02 AM
Just bought a set of Oz superlaggera to go on the old girl, will get them sent off for a refurb when they arrive

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Re: Replacement Xenon Bulb
Last Poster: stealthwolf in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:31:18 AM
I didn't spot this until now. I replaced mine with Philips Xenon X-treme Vision ones from powerbulbs.com
I share your pain about fitting. I'm sure I took longer than 20 mins for the first bulb (passenger side). I did the second one on a different day and it was a bit easier. I didn't remove the headlights.

Re: The MK5/6 Wheel thread!
Last Poster: Sessions in Mk5 General Area on June 18, 2018, 10:55:43 PM
 :driver: some lovely wheels out there

Re: Powder coating wiper arms.
Last Poster: Sessions in Mk5 General Area on June 18, 2018, 10:52:36 PM
Cool any pics?

Both fans spinning .... and aircon problem
Last Poster: Colinspence in Mk5 General Area on June 18, 2018, 07:39:28 PM
Both fans were not working , I put a live a negative power to then but they never moved
So I took them of the car today to check them. I unplugged the middle plug connecting the small fan the the big fan and thought
While they were off I put the 12v power to them individually and they both spring into life ??? 
So I put them back on the car.  Run the car up to tem

Re: Never seen or heard fan running.
Last Poster: Mk5. EWC in Mk5 General Area on June 18, 2018, 06:37:59 PM
Which ones am I looking for? I've had a quick look over all of them and they all seem ok. What's the next step if it's not the fuses? https://ibb.co/cNJexy

Re: New car: R32
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on June 18, 2018, 05:56:05 PM
Loverly - steel grey is such a great colour when clean. Looks brilliant!
Cheers Dave am lucky as i only work 1/4 mile from work so usually walk in

Re: Edition 30 bottom end failure
Last Poster: chigmuss in Technical Workshop on June 18, 2018, 05:53:00 PM
Kudos to you pal. I'm doing a driveway overhaul of my entire suspension and that's a mission for me. Lord knows the time you must have put into your 'repair'.


Re: Anybody used Volksmaster in Oldham?
Last Poster: mobbsmobbs in Mk5 General Area on June 18, 2018, 05:00:33 PM
I'm interested in this also? Don't really want to go to the main dealers

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Re: Knocking noise video
Last Poster: Rigsby in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on June 18, 2018, 03:40:32 PM
I originally thought cv joint but garage said it was all fine.
Really annoying me, feels like I’m driving an old van

MOVED: R5GTT'S Cars rapid
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on June 18, 2018, 01:28:34 PM

Re: 335i - N54 or N55
Last Poster: berg in Random Chat on June 18, 2018, 12:05:16 PM
cheers chaps seen a couple of N55 powered cars but pretty rare in touring form eh


As New Kenwood dnx516dabs - £500
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    Location: Southampton
    Collection Only

    As New Kenwood dnx516dabs

    Not a mark on it , 6 months old . Bought new for £950 ... think you can get them now for £920

    So still a very good saving !

    Does absolutely everything and is designed exactly for the mk5 , comes with all leads and I’ve bought a new dab Ariel as well

    Reduced £500!!
    Engine / gearbox mounts
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      Location: Southampton
      Collection Only

      Covered 40k miles , very good order with no splits / leaks ect . Off a 2009 gti
      Edition 30 DSG
      Location: London
      Collection Only

      2007 57 reg Edition 30 DSG Deep Pearl Black
      85500 miles
      Full VW service history

       VW service history as follows:8/4/08 – 5924mls – Oil change (VW St. Albans)25/4/09 – 10096mls – Oil change and Interval Service (VW St. Albans)19/4/10  - 17561mls – Service (VW St. Albans)31/5/11 – 23587mls – Major Service and Brake Fluid change (VW St. Albans)16/3/12 – 29533mls Cambelt and Waterpump replaced (VW Watford)18/7/12 – 33789 mls - Major service and Brake fluid change (VW Warners, Herts)15/2/13 – 41224mls – DSG Gearbox Service (VW Loughton)15/4/13 – 43391mls – Major Service (VW Loughton)5/9/13 – 47641mls – Steering rack and loom replaced under warranty (VW Loughton)17/3/14 – 52915mls – Minor Service and Brake Fluid Service 7/5/15 – 64966mls – Cambelt, Waterpump replaced (VW Loughton)10/2/15 – 62496mls – Minor Service (VW Loughton)16/12/15 – 72412mls – Major Service (VW Loughton) 80000 independent service oil change and NGK spark plugs
      85000 independent oil change

      Winter Pack
      Heated Seats
      Power fold mirrors with Paddle lights
      Multi-function steering wheel
      Highline display
      Android XTRON unit with CANBUS so it shows you litres till empty, washer level, and other car information
      Usual ED30 extras incl. half leather, gti mats.
      Alloys been refurbed 2mths ago

      I listed this before on a quick sale, but removed due to going away, I am still abroad but car is still for sale. Listed at £7500 or very near offer. I am not in a rush. I'll be listing on autotrader soon, if anyone has access to the ED30 owners group facebook please send the link over.
      Mk7 - Mk5 heater Control Conversion
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        Location: Northern Ireland
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        For sale is my custom Mk7 - Mk5 heater Control Conversion of which there's only about 3 I know of made. Selling as I'm too fussy and don't want to spend anymore on the project of making them, what you get is a 2015 Passat CC Heater Control w/ Heated Seats (£100+) shows the individual climacontrol on RNS 315 like the mk6 dials do on the rcd/rns510, The mk5 golf /2015-on Scirocco Radio heater facia (£60) and modified radio cage/skeleton.

        £150 is a fair price for something which for me was a straight plug and play, recommendations from me are either to get the facia professionally painted or to wrap it.
        2007 MK5 Golf GTI Edition 50 3dr manual black 1 owner 116k miles
        Location: Warrington
        Collection Only

        Edition 35 is now bought and my daily driver, so the Edition 30 must now go .....


        Mk5 Golf GTI edition 30 3dr manual
        of the 2300 (approx) cars in the uk this is plaque number: 1369
        116,500 miles
        1 owner (me) owned from new supplied by Manchester VW
        Black magic metallic paint (LC9Z)
        Numbered plaque 1369 is fitted and present in the car
        2 keys will be supplied


        Usual ed30 spec (which is awesome) with the following additional options :

        Metallic paint black £310
        Xenons £638 ( a must have, and change the way the mk5 looks)
        Multi function steering wheel inc High line (the large central display) £314
        Parking sensors £268
        Rcd500 inc soundpack £591
        Winterpack (heated washer jets,  low level indicator) £191
        Central Armrest £?
        Cruise control (retrofitted)

        Service history
        19/10/2007   delivery inspection Gilbert Lawton Manchester VW
        03/07/2008   9577 miles Gilbert Lawton Manchester VW
        26/03/2009 19605 miles Gilbert Lawton Manchester VW
        03/11/2009 29883 miles Gilbert Lawton Manchester VW
        17/06/2010 39485 miles Gilbert Lawton Manchester VW
        26/04/2011 49166 miles Gilbert Lawton Manchester VW
        17/02/2012 59202 miles WarringtonVW
        05/11/2013 72158 miles Votex Congleton
        31/10/2014 80088 miles Ashcroft Autocentre Warrington
        24/10/2015 88509 miles Ashcroft Autocentre Warrington
        28/10/2016 99935 miles Ashcroft Autocentre Warrington
        06/09/2017 110,000 miles Ashcroft Autocentre Warrington Cam belt and water pump and fit replacement OE s/h exhaust cat back
        25/10/2017 110,565 miles Ashcroft Autocentre Warrington full inc fuel air cabin and spark plugs

        Car is due a service and mot Nov 2018
        Car has had 2 cam belt inc water pump changes at 40k and 110k miles.
        At least 2 fuel pump cam followers

        I have a folder full of receipts from new including

        Original bill of sale
        lots of documentation (servicing, mot,tyres, parts etc)
        Original mk5 edition 30 vw brochure
        Original vw options and pricelist
        Original vw bottle opener

        The full history of the car and me is listed on my blog
        and as the user
        on the incredible mk5 forum (here)
        just check out my post history

        I'm (was) one of the few original forum members left who haven't moved into another car til now

        I would consider the car OEM+ with the following enhancements :

        REVO Stage 1 remap from Oct 2010 to now (settings reduced to protect clutch)
        SPS Revo obd port unit (TO SET boost timing fuel values) will be supplied with car
        S3 front calipers with 340mm j hook discs  and ferrodo ds2500 front pads replaced end 2016 supplied by vagbremtechnic
        OE  rear discs and pads replaced end 2016
        THS Engine mounts and Lower engine mount 'dogbone' insert
        Whiteline AntiLift Kit (WALK)
        Bilstein b12 suspension kit Nov 2013 71k miles :   inc top mounts. Looks incredible, handles brilliantly and surprisingly not a problem around speedbumps etc
        DEFI Blue racer 52mm boost guage inc OSIR vent pod : http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,2073.0.html

        I have been very selective in  the mods, and have often left comprehensives reviews on the forum, go take a look

        The car pulls hard in every gear and for a stg 1 Revo car has run faultessly for over 8 years.

        The good

        This is a genuine from new one owner car with it's entire life recorded/discussed on my blog or on the forum.

        Over 10 yrs I have always commuted from Warrington to Manchester 40 mile round trip so it has always been on the motorway and got fully warm no short journeys.

        We have another car for the family so the passengers seat and rear seats have barely been used.

        Looked after properly mechanically by VW then by a local VW specialist with regular oil changes.
        Always fed on Shell VPower/Optimax 98 only.
         I have just fitted a new pcv and charcoal cannister. The car returns average 32mpg at the moment

        Car has all round matching Michelin pilot sport 4 tyres varying levels of tread but still legal.  (tyres tell a lot about the owners mindset)

        Wheels are in the original finish, look ok  but could do with a refurb.

        Burns very little oil (some TFSI do, some dont, this one doesnt) (top up once a year if reqd).

        I followed a proper enthusiastic run in schedule straight out of the dealership which I feel has contributed to it's longevity.

        The car had been an absolute joy to own and always puts a smile on my face.
        This is without doubt the best looking and driver focused special edition golf (with some tweaks).

        This is a rare opportunity to buy a car where you can be the 2nd owner.

        The bad

        Drivers seat has 2 areas that are damaged ( i used to be a little heavier lol) and need repairing. The heated seats still work fine.
        Passengers door parking damage on upper half
        Rear quarter commuter parking 3 dents
        Petrol cap damage scratch
        Various small dents across the Car
        front splitter has lots of chips.
        Screen chip under 1cm not mot fail as yet.
        Inner boot plastic edge has a small hole (closing boot with large tree trunk broke it!)

        see album link below that shows all damage listed above.

        Clutch can slip (if you give it low rpm high boost in 6th) but with settings turned down ive been driving it this way for years. It will need a new one eventually! A remapped car getting to 116k on the original clutch is virtually unheard of.  Budget 600 (new oe clutch and flywheel) or >1k for Sachs to do it properly if you indeed to go Stage 2+

        Air con no longer functions. It might just need a re-gas (£), pressure switch (£) or its the compressor (£££).

        Engine is noisier than normal (even more than a normal TFSI) when warm, due to a worn cam chain (not the belt), this has been this way for over a year. It hasn't worn enough to effect running yet, but this would be first on my list to resolve (quoted £350 to fix)


        I'm probably being over honest in the points above, but that's just my style, at least you know exactly what you are coming to view.

        Despite what I've mentioned above the car looks and goes great.

        Some pictures taken yesterday, showing the outside, wheels,damage and interior (04/06/18) can be seen in this album https://photos.app.goo.gl/8sno3GiGNVpxa87z1

        Its an incredible car that Id love to see going to another enthusiast to cherish, the price is reduced to reflect points above and give some leeway to spend the difference how you like (or spend nothing and run as is for now).

        any questions feel free to PM me via the forum or john.oldfield.uk@gmail.com

        Car is currently ONLY advertised on this forum to gauge interest for a short time before it goes on ebay

        thanks for looking