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MK7 Area Added
on May 04, 2015, 10:27:54 PM
Hi.

You have probably noticed that we have just added a MK7 area. Its sparse at the moment, but if it gathers momentum we will add more sub-catergories to match the MK5 area.

Cheers

Rich
Re: 2005 Boot badge.....
Last Poster: cooljimy84 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:16:13 PM
I removed my white wormed one and sanded and resprayed. Its a OK to get the whole unit off, but removing the metal disk with the vw bit is hard as mine was alot of double sided tape, I'll see if I can find my posts....


Re: Aircon not working
Last Poster: caviarjim in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 09:12:04 PM
In the end I ended up having to fit a new compressor. Bought it from Advanced Radiators. Very good service it cost me around £200 shipped and my local garage charged me a couple of hours labour to fit it. I now have nice cool air again!☺


Re: Swap my Genuine 18" BBS CH for Pescara Wheels/ Other BBS, offers
Last Poster: Wooosh in Wanted on Today at 09:02:33 PM
Where are you located?


Re: TFSI BUS
Last Poster: xjay1337 in Members Rides on Today at 08:47:23 PM
Hehe. What a project.


Re: Monte's RS Edition30 DSG (new Vinyl Wrap pg6*)
Last Poster: rich83 in Members Rides on Today at 08:41:08 PM
What are they? 888s?


Re: "The ASBO" TTE420 Powered MK2 Cupra K1
Last Poster: Bignod00 in Members Rides on Today at 08:12:55 PM
Pfff, don't ruin it, 4x4 on track is added weight and transmission loss. :(
Don't know how 420bhp feels, but I do know that with Wavetrack LSD and 380bhp rarely I feel the need for more traction on track.
My friend Bogdanbd has done it, i told him the same. A monster project with no real b


Re: New rear shocks or coilovers?
Last Poster: Panthera in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:52:19 PM
I forgot to include above that the specialist quote for that price also has the top mounts being replaced.

I know what you mean getting expensive...slippery slope....


I am in that quandary too.


Re: Milltek resonated cat back
Last Poster: Timmc212 in Wanted on Today at 07:49:34 PM
Have one 6-12 months old of an edition 30 looking for £350


Re: Candy White Mk5 5dr DSG - a couple of more new pics!
Last Poster: shoaybmakda in Members Rides on Today at 07:49:33 PM
Ah mate....glad you got it all sorted!! From what I can remember they guy had a spare banjo which is the 1 he dropped of mine in the engine bay lol found it after purchasing a new 1 for me from TPS lol so he decided to keep that banjo as spare!!!

I'm watching a cherry red hazard switch on the


Re: DRLs - anyone tried these? ** now with pics on pg10 **
Last Poster: callis in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Today at 07:39:54 PM
Time to bring up an old thread. Well just got back from Estonia ( Go there if you have never been as its outstanding). My "self professed" electrician buddy has kindly wired in my DRLs, the ones in the link below, however i think he has wired the live to a constant rather then a switched like i asked. The DRLs stay on when ignition off. Only noted after i got car home and into shad


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: 4ndy in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:56:50 PM
booked in for timing belt and MOT on monday  Quoted £400 for both  


Re: Carlan450 Mk5 GTI 4wd big turbo project
Last Poster: th3_f15t in Members Rides on Today at 06:24:33 PM
Excellent work so far. Think someone has all the gear for converting a FWD mk5 to 4motion on here at a good price... I'll be watching this closely.


Re: Jay's Golf Coupe "racek0r" project.
Last Poster: dazza in Members Rides on Today at 06:23:30 PM
WTF

Chin up, things can only get better.


Re: Exhaust time!
Last Poster: MC71 in Performance Modifications on Today at 05:56:40 PM
Op

With your budget Id smash the Precat out and mate your OEM downpipe to a BCS Sport system.

Speak to Nige, mention the forum and a discount will be yours, can't remember what % it is but a Sport Cat back will be around £500!  :happy2:


Re: Newbie from Tamworth
Last Poster: jayha11 in New Member Intro's on Today at 05:41:46 PM
Seems theirs a few of us in Tamworth then. Might be worth a meet one evening?


Re: Cleaning Headliner
Last Poster: 4ndy in Detailing on Today at 05:11:26 PM
Ive used G101 for all types of dirty marks on the headliner including those horrible marks that appear on the A pillars. diluted 10/1 works well for me :happy2:


Re: Steel Grey Detail
Last Poster: xjay1337 in Detailing on Today at 05:05:32 PM
You can do it outside as long as it's not too dusty. CQUK cures pretty quickly and you can always do a few panels at a time.
Long as there's no rain you'd be fine

C1 takes longer to cure I believe


Re: Front Leather Seats
Last Poster: th3_f15t in Wanted on Today at 05:02:58 PM
I'd of had it, if you weren't hundreds of miles from me! :sad1:


Re: selling modified or back to standard?
Last Poster: GTI-Pirelli in Random Chat on Today at 05:00:06 PM
It depends on how you are planning to sell.

I took my Milltek Cat-back, Neuspeed intake, Forge DV off as it made no difference to the PX price. I even kept the Pirelli logo'd mats that my wife got me. Already sold the exhaust. Left the WALK on as it wasn't worth the hassle.

If you have time and patience, then sell it complete - you will get more for it (from t


Re: Dans grey MK5 GTI, Kill all the bugs 02/07/15
Last Poster: chrisr763 in Members Rides on Today at 04:58:56 PM
@dansmith180 Your running 340mm disks? Dont TTRS brakes come with 370 standard?

I'm assuming the only thing you needed to make t

Shoutbox

MFD2 - Sat Nav (DVD version C)
£165.00
Location: Belfast
Delivery or Collection

Fits:
VW Golf MK5
VW Golf Plus
VW Passat B6
VW Touran
VW EOS
VW Jetta
Skoda Octavia
SEAT Altea

Version C - DVD version (with the silver trim).

Has been updated to the latest firmware and includes the latest maps (as well as an older v4 maps as pictured).

Removed from a 2007 Golf GTI. Fully working with no scratches or scrapes. Integrates fully with a high-line display in the clocks if you have one.

Can be connected to a 6 CD multi-changer or an iPod dock if you have either.

Payment by PayPal Gift.
7p6 and 5k0 Bluetooth Modules
£75.00
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    Location: Belfast
    Delivery or Collection

    I have 4 of these modules for sale, 2 5k0 and 2 7p6 units.

    They will work with RNS310,15,510 and RCD310,510.

    £75 each.

    Collection available from Belfast or Livingston, as I work over there during the week.
    Edition 30 Interior
    £750.00
    Location: Birmingham
    Collection Only

    Mint condition edition 30 interior removed from a 3 door edition 30. Seats are in mint condition with no rips, tears, burns etc... Door cards are also included although not pictured which are also in good condition.
    Sold
    Edition 30 Steering Wheel
    £175.00
    Location: Birmingham
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    Edition 30 steering wheel with the red stitching. This is a manual/non-dsg non-mfsw.
    Edition 30 Floor mats
    £35.00
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      Location: Birmingham
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      Edition 30 floor mats with GTI badging and red stiching with the round holders. In good condition but with slight wear to the driver's foot mat.
      Sold
      Edition 30 Gearknob
      £50.00
      Location: Birmingham
      Delivery or Collection

      Edition 30 gear knob with gaiter in good condition, slight wear to the top of the gearknob but not all that noticeable - as seen in the second picture.
      Sold
      Genuine R32/Edition 30 Side Skirts
      £130.00
      Location: Birmingham
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      Genuine edition 30 side skirts painted in steel grey. Could do with a respray, there's also a crack a small crack near the front of one of the side skirts. One tab on each side skirt is broken but the side skirt will go on and won't be showing when fitted.
      Sold
      Genuine edition 30 rear bumper including valance
      £170.00
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        Location: Birmingham
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        Genuine edition 30 rear bumper including valance, has a few scuffs in places so could do with a respray.
        Audi S3 gearbox
        £300.00
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          Location: Birmingham
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          Audi S3 8P gearbox, ideal for 4WD conversion or replacement box for S3. Removed from '07 S3. No transfer box.
          Sold
          Edition 30 complete BYD engine
          £1300.00
          Location: Birmingham
          Collection Only

          Complete edition 30 BYD engine including K04 turbo kit, alternator, etc. ECU is also included. Removed from edition 30 no. 420, covered around 70k.
          OEM MK5 golf hazard switch
          £5.00
          Single Image
            Location: Leicester
            Delivery or Collection

            As per title. Not much else to say..it's oem and selling due to replacing for a dark cherry red hazard switch.
            2008 Pirelli DSG 3dr Black 46k miles
            £12495.00
            Location: Surrey
            Collection Only

            2008 Pirelli DSG 3dr Black 46k miles VW MK5 3DR DSG Pirelli GOLF GTI - VERY RARE
            Opportunity to get a very rare car in this condition and colour.

            http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201507034878358

            There aren't many 3 doors left and only 75 Pirellis on the road in the UK.

            Service History, 4 Brand New Pirelli P Zeros that this car should have! All 4 wheels recently refurbished so are unmarked and as new ,it still has a current MOT, Recent Full Service, HPI Clear, 2 former owners, Xenon Headlight Upgrade, RNS510 + V10 Maps + Hardrive. It also has cruise control fitted by VW.
            The interior is very good condition, no marks or rips on the famous Pirelli tread Alcantara seats the drivers seat bolster is in great condition.Never smoked in or had children in the car.
            I  have owned this car for nearly two years and am only selling due a spinal injury and getting a motability vehicle, otherwise I would keep it.
            I have service history going right back to the original dealer, it had the cam belt and water pump replaced at 36k when I purchased the car,it has had the 40k DSG service done, a full service recently,this car is drives like new.
            I would also get a warranty for the new owner at the right price for piece of mind for the new owner (negotiable)
            I have lots of receipts and previous MOT's.This car has been look after by an enthusiast.
            Boot protector and professionally made seat covers for the seats included.