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Re: Audi 19" rs6 alloy
Last Poster: Colinspence in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:14:53 PM

Re: Bonelorry's Steel Grey MK6 Golf R DSG...
Last Poster: bonelorry in MK6 Members Rides on Today at 08:03:03 PM
I see no problem in fitting different tyres in different axles. It's just bad (and illegal in my country at least) when fitted in the same axle. My GT Sport has at the moment Goodyear Eagle F1 Asys 2 almost like new in the front axle and brand new Continental Sport Contact 5 in the rear axle. The c

Re: Your de-icer of choice
Last Poster: bradh in Random Chat on Today at 07:42:11 PM
just scrape them but if i need to use anything i would only use this stuff dont remove wax off cars or ruin the window rubbers


Re: What can you tell me about my exhaust system
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:28:10 PM
Welcome to the forum mate

I'd say replace the dp as that's standard and keep the rest as it suits the car very well  :happy2:

Re: V-MAXX Lowering Springs
Last Poster: nz_gti in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:14:28 PM
Cheers Red, That info is gold.  Yeah looked on Tard me and only came up with V-Maxx springs but will look out for Eibach sellers.  Looks like H&R and Eibach are the two main preferred options for a 30mm drop
No haven't come across vask yet but will have a look and no doubt sign up.
Cheers for your comments about the other thread.  Yeah I don't like the black backs the sta

Re: Welding Newbie
Last Poster: dazza in Random Chat on Today at 06:58:18 PM
Been practicing a bit more on aluminium last week. I've bought a foot pedal which should make things easier once i rewire it.

Re: R32 brake discs and pads
Last Poster: skard in Performance Modifications on Today at 06:41:05 PM
I have had those Pagid discs for three years in my Tiguan, the bells are still not rusty and look like they have a rough black matt texture now. I ordered Brembo at the time but they were out of stock and I needed them fast, so got the Pagid's.

if you ask me, no I wouldn't pay an extra £25 based on my experience.

Eibach pro kit picture request please.
Last Poster: Duffmeister in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:15:46 PM
As the title really, I'm thinking of adding the pro kit as I've heard its a better ride than stock and a touch lower.
If you're running the pro kit could you post a picture so i can gauge how the car sits on these please.
I've ran the pro kit springs on two previous bmws and only got a 20mm drop, has anybody measured before and after on fitting of theirs?
Thanks in a

Re: Rust not covered by warranty
Last Poster: slix in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:11:58 PM
I don't get why some people even pay half. They can't offer a 12 year corrosion warranty and not stick to it.

You wouldn't expect to pay half the repair price of a TV if it went wrong in the warranty period.

Re: Damper to match to VWR springs?
Last Poster: colesey in Performance Modifications on Today at 05:23:25 PM
Hi any update on the vwr springs + dampers combo. Been looking to buy this set up?

I have had this combo since summer and it works nicely. The ride is pretty much as stock, with the moderate lowering and rebalancing giving better turn in and overall handling. Is a good OEM+ so

Re: New. Ed30 owner. Recent loss of power. Revs up&down when idle.
Last Poster: UniquEd30 in Technical Workshop on Today at 05:15:59 PM

No faults found. No faukts stored or pending.

I noticed my Mass Air Flow (MAF) readings was bouncing between 2.0 and 4.0 as my revs was going up and down.

The Turbo bar was changed most recently by VW as it made a hissing sound, I'be heard a hissing sound every now and again, could it be this? Maybe come loose or faulty?

Re: Tailgate not opening
Last Poster: andyR43 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 05:13:26 PM
Open your tailgate manually as mentioned. Where the wires pass from the top left of the car through to the top left of the tailgate pull back the protective rubber sleeve to expose the wires. The wires normally break there. :)

Re: MK5 Gti warning lights
Last Poster: Carl123 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 05:08:46 PM
Mine was sitting for about a year same thing dash lights all on drive it for about 5-10mins all lights went out by themselves

Re: Key fob won't unlock doors?
Last Poster: lordbigsack in Mk5 General Area on Today at 04:25:38 PM
Saw this too late, just spent £200 at the stealers for 2 new key internals :(

Re: any one know this car kN05 OPF
Last Poster: bradh in Mk5 General Area on Today at 04:11:13 PM
thanks yea just got back from looking at it really likes it drove well nice and quite brakes felt good :) should pick it up Tuesday as it needs a new mot :)

Re: Oil pump failure help. Options...?
Last Poster: Jimbozzr6@gmail.com in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 03:53:30 PM
take the block to an engineer yourself. ive got one near me who will do a crank for £10 a journal.

Re: Best exhaust system for gti
Last Poster: AJP in Performance Modifications on Today at 03:10:03 PM
Excellent. They're cracking exhausts. I've yet to hear a bad word about them and expect that to remain the case!

Re: RCD510 mp3 file titles not recognised
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 11:59:50 AM
Try using Mp3tag to recode the ID3 tag information, both v1 and v2 versions of the tag information. It's a freeware program you can download.


Breaking mk5 gti , UPDATED
Location: Dewsbury
Postage: £1.00
Delivery Only

Breaking full car mk5 gti
Ko4 turbo kit sold
Clutch sold
Everything else left
Ramair intake £120 posted
Forge pcv delete £55 posted SOLD
Axx engine and box £750 engine (mint) box£285
Full gti leathers with doorcards and armrest SOLD
Runner flap delete fitted SOLD
Autotech fuel pump in new autotech housing covered 800miles SOLD
Prosport coilovers £130
Xenon headlights with kufatec adaptors SOLD
Mfd2 nav with nav cd £150
Mfsw steering wheel £250
Mercedes alphards for sale staggered £750
Rotiform spf for sale staggered £650
Full car breaking for items not listed ask.
+ loads more

Collection preferred
Can also post please cover paypal fee if paying by payoal

VW/Audi S3 Alloy Front Hubs
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    Location: Liphook
    Postage: £10.00
    Delivery Only

    Great upgrade for mk5 GTI's, alloy hubs are much lighter than standard steel ones.
    Metal BBS tyre valves.
    Location: Scotland Dumfries
    Postage: undefined
    Delivery Only

    I have for sale
    A brand new set of 4 genuine BBS bolt in tyre valves.

    Genuine BBS items.

    These just finish a nice set of wheels off , a lot nicer than the usual cheap rubber ones.

    These will fit most wheels on the market (as long as you have the space)
    11-13mm diameter hole in wheel required for these which 90% of alloys have.

    Measure 40mm tall

    BBS valve caps not included just the normal caps pictured.

    I have fitted these (in the past)to various factory VW/Audi wheels Monza2s, Edition 30 BBS, BBS CH-R, Scirocco turbines. List goes on.

    Brand new BBS valves ready for postage 1st class day after payment received, no messing around.

    Any questions please ask.

    £18 posted to uk. As said brand new.
    Skoda Bluetooth phone kit 729b
    Location: Cork City, Ireland
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery or Collection

    In excellent working condition, worked flawlessly for the last 3 years or so in my car.

    Perfect unit for anyone who's wants a unit that will work with any phone seamlessly with mfsw, red dot fis and RNS510. To my knowledge it's the only OEM unit that does.

    More info here http://www.carsystems.pl/vw-bluetooth-1z0035729b-upgrade-kit,id1738.html

    Just need to solder 4 wires onto your headunit loom, very easy and straight forward to do, i've labelled the wires for ease of installation. Happy to help via PM with any install questions if needed. Only thing you will need to pick up is the carpet piece that covers the unit under the seat, part number 1Z0 971 813 62U, only about a fiver from the dealer and two torx screws and fixings to hold the cradle in place.

    There's an excellent how to here also, which is what i used when doing mine http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,44094.0.html

    Price includes postage from Ireland
    MDI harness
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      Location: Cork City, Ireland
      Postage: £0.00

      Used item, in perfect working condition

      Price includes postage from Ireland
      7p6 Bluetooth harness
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        Location: Cork City, Ireland
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Brand new, not been fitted, no microphone

        Price includes postage from Ireland
        Ram Air Intake
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          Location: Aberdeen
          Postage: £0.00
          Delivery or Collection

          I'm selling my Ram Air Oversized k03/4 intake, has only been on the car for just under 1000miles. All brackets and heatshields included.