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Re: HALLED30's Edition 30
Last Poster: MC71 in Members Rides on Today at 08:35:35 PM
She looks a beauty. Happy modding!  :drinking:

Last Poster: th3_f15t in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:00:56 PM
Just type ATP Turbo into the search box when you're at the main forum board and see the posts that people have said. Not looking good if I'm honest, some of the people posting are well know tuners on this forum.

Re: Pink xenon?
Last Poster: Shoduchi in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 07:56:52 PM
Cheers for the review. :happy2:

I hope it'll be easy for me when I need to change mine. :smiley:

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: bennyx_o in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:19:30 PM
Gave it a wash, topped up the wax & fitted new airbag wiring loom.

Re: RCD300 issue help
Last Poster: JaseGti in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 06:56:25 PM
When I get time I'll pull it out and check the fuse behind it.

It's just weird how it's not been used for 2 weeks then when I get back it doesn't work....

If that doesn't work I'll probably just upgrade it, I did want to do it anyway but not just before Xmas eek

How do you fit LED interior lights for the front?
Last Poster: Georrge in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 06:51:01 PM
Hi guys,

I've watched both videos, and looked at guides on how to change the interior bulbs, but the fronts are causing me trouble!
I've changed the middle one, it's just the left and right one I can't seem to do, there doesn't seem to be any room for the bulb  :confused:

These are the bulbs I'm using:

Re: Reverse Camera Not Displaying
Last Poster: vw55raz in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 06:39:00 PM

if you have firmware to prevent batter drain the camera won't work

Cheers ed! I've ordered a New gateway now.

Re: Best anti roll bars for track.
Last Poster: Erno in Track Day Technical on Today at 06:23:09 PM
I have Eibach antirollbars on my mk2 vRS Octavia and I´m very happy with them. Haven´t tried the others...
I also have the pair. Very happy too. Mine are working with a Bilstein B12 kit which may have a posi

Re: Dump valve for mk5
Last Poster: Kam88 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 06:18:27 PM
Ok that explains so now need to find myself a decent intake hahah that's put a smile on my face. Does that mean I will be better of getting just filter or whole silicone piping with the filter would that make it much better ?

Re: edition 30 troubles
Last Poster: Carl123 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 06:17:57 PM
Tbh mate no just happening randomly .very strange vagcom says over advanced timing reterd stepping fault
If it says over advanced more then likely they havnt timed it up right need to knock it bk a tooth prob

Re: Mk6 Bluetooth Kit
Last Poster: boardyuk in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 06:17:43 PM
Cheers Ed, I didn't think it was standard VW fitted but just wanted to check.

Have a good Xmas  :drinking:

Re: LED sidelights..
Last Poster: Kam88 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:12:33 PM
I also would recommend not buying really cheap LEDs and they blow and can all be different colour buy decent LEDs and spend some money on them quality

Re: Edition 30 for Sale
Last Poster: Kam88 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:11:06 PM
I paid £9100 for black one with 51k on clock fsh it's mint and original I personally wanted everything original

Re: LED number plate lights Help please
Last Poster: boardyuk in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 06:10:44 PM
I have a set from @DamoP fitted to mine and can't recommend them enough, great kit and much better than just replacing the bulbs  :happy2:

Re: Sat 7th of feb Surrey Rolling Road day
Last Poster: dansmith180 in Shows, Events and Meets on Today at 06:04:41 PM
oh yes, could be up for this. I'll know in the new year!

Will have my new car then..........  :drool: :popcornsoda:

When are you gunna tell us what it is?  :rolleye:

My guess is RS4?

Re: Hi...Potential MK5 Golf GTi purchase
Last Poster: Jay75 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:01:31 PM
Just be patient buddy you will get what you want at the right price, and remember that sellers are always desperate to sell.. And buyers can bide their time! :smiley:

Re: Edition 30 - Register
Last Poster: Kam88 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:01:30 PM
Spoke to Jenny but she wants copy of my log book should be receiving it after Christmas as I just bought mine can't wait

Re: Is my clutch on the way out?
Last Poster: Kam88 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 05:59:30 PM
Asked vw how much for changing spark plugs oil filter oil air filter and I will supply all the parts they said £210 NOT THANKS !

Re: Scirocco R 200mph colour mfd petrol cluster
Last Poster: v4rley in Wanted on Today at 05:56:34 PM
Just spent a bit of time looking at them and... Don't think they would fit  :sad1:
The "bulb" measures 55mm and the fogs maximum is 50mm ish


Last Poster: CarlW in Wanted on Today at 05:30:14 PM
Edition 30 MFSW for a manual car with aswell as module / slip ring etc


edition 30 gti
Location: retford
Collection Only

the time has come to sell my lovely edition 30 , it is build number 1745 and was new on 23/05/08 its steel grey and is a 5 door its in very very good condition its got 95k on the clock but dont let that put you off as this must be one of the best looked after edition 30 out there,i looked at afew edition 30s when buying and i even look at them now if i past a garage that has one in just to see how it looks and compares to mine,and mine could easy pass for half the milage,its drive mint ,no knocks or bang it really needs to be seen and driven.
the tyres are all goodyear eagle f1 asymmetric 2 and are as new, the wheels are unmarked and in a1 condition,the bodywork is in very good condition with only afew little marks that you have to look for, the interior is in mint condition with hardly any comes with full vw service history.2 keys , fully hpi the 3rd owner and ive had it about 16 months,since ive had the car ive had the cam follwer changed at vw donacster with invoice, and a new diverter valve with invoice, even tho they did not need changing and its had a service at vw, .the car did have some mods on but ive taken them off,i had exhaust,itg,and s3 was at a stage 1.5 at r-tech but ive been back down and had it put back to a stage 1,due to me taking the mods off,nick was going to put it back to standard for me , but i decide to keep a stage 1 if the new owner wants it standard thats no problem ,its running at 300bhp and about 325ft/lbs  but due to me hardly ever useing the car ive decided to sell .ive sold all the mods on here when i took the coilovers off the front shocks looked abit shabby so i fitted new sach shocks and top mounts they did not need doing but while it was off i though i might as well fit new , as i was in 2 minds to keep it for anther year,.in the last few month ive only done afew hundred miles ,and with work etc im just not getting the time and this is our 3rd car we have 2 other dailys that we use,here is the service record
9,076 miles oxford vw
17,937 miles banbury vw
27,574 miles oxford vw
37,022 miles oxford vw
46,246 miles oxford vw
55,598 miles banbury vw
63,796 miles banbury vw
72,529 miles banbury vw
84,854 miles south ruislip vw
86,129 miles south ruislip vw (cambelt)
92,412 miles south ruislip vw
95,398 miles doncaster vw 
extras on the ed30 are winter pack,highline display,mfsw,rear parking sensors,arm rest with iPod Dock .   
ive prob forgot afew things so just ask if your intrested , excuse the interior pics as I did not have time to hover the carpet
cheers chris
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    Location: Fareham
    Postage: £5.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Skoda/VW/Seat bluetooth module

    7P6 035 730 J

    Comes with loom, mint condition
    Porsche 911 brakes to fit mk5 gti
    Single Image
      Location: London
      Delivery or Collection

      Porsche Carrera front calipers complete with good pads and sensors and the discs brake lines mounting brackets are all new and unused
      16"Imola alloys with tyres
      Location: Amersham
      Postage: £40.00
      Delivery or Collection

      I have a set a Imola alloys with Pirelli tyres Approx 4mm all round all straight and true usuall corrosion around the rim no real kur bing would make good winter wheels or to take back to standard £130.00
      Call text 07772480088 thsnks can get these delivered approx £40
      Modded Mk6 Gti
      Location: East Yorkshire
      Collection Only

      Putting the feelers out as I have ordered a 7R & i was in no hurry to sell, as delivery wasn't meant to be while March, but now it is currently at BW50 so may turn up early Jan ?
      Will sell as is for around £15k
      Or put back to standard and sell for around £12k and sell all the mods separate, (if enough interest in parts ?)
      Registered Sept 09 on a 59 plate, Dvla private plate from 1st registration VW59 GTT to be sold with the car,

      Xenons, sunroof, winter pack, RNS510 led sat nav, DSG, Cloth Interior, full service history, 60k, maintained regardless of cost
      A few mods .....
      Bilstein B16s,
      Oz 18" Supertourismos,
      VWR 6 pots,
      Supercopa racing discs,
      Pagid RS29 pads,
      S3 rear brakes,
      Rear R LED taillights,
      BCS TB power valve exhaust,
      Walk kit ,
      Up rated anti roll bars,
      Bespoke oil cooler,
      Forge cooler,
      Revo catch can,
      Revo racing engine mounts x3,
      Revo CAIntake,
      Revo Stage 3 remap,
      Revo K04 turbo,
      Revo Stage 2 DSG remap,
      Neuspeed throttle pipe
      Neuspeed discharge pipe,
      Devils own WMI,
      Wavetrac Diff
      Latest rev chain tensioner
      Private Plate,
      Front Fogs removed and vents fitted for oil cooler
      Prob loads more that I've forgotten about....
      A very quick and reliable car