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on April 23, 2016, 07:43:48 AM
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Re: Brake upgrade?
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:33:37 AM
There's "some" nonsense in that last stop tech link and lots of marketing and sales "guff"

I've got 362mm front brakes and 282mm rears. Never had an issue with brake bias.

Re: Edition 30 worth the extra? Can someone look over this 1?
Last Poster: djnibz in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:31:51 AM
^^^^ Looks ok (for a Mk6 GTI).  :happy2:

.....and you're not modding it??


I may do a few things it depends what I end up with.

Re: Does the mk5 look dated now?
Last Poster: Bard in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:22:52 AM
I'd agree with many here, I don't think the MK5 looks dated (original internals withstanding) it's one of the reasons I haven't kept with a golf when upgrading this time. I tried out a 7R but while lovely it felt so much of an evolution, wanted something that felt a little more special for spending the cash on new.

The mk5 looks great from the front if you ask me and per

new member dreaming of a gti mark 5 in red
Last Poster: blackpool1980 in New Member Intro's on Today at 08:05:26 AM
Hi from Wigan looking to buy a gti mark 5 , you have a great site here keep up the good work guys.

Re: Petrol consumption
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:45:13 AM
My record is a tank to 190miles. Around the Yorkshire moors  :signLOL:

Re: Want to hire something nice for a UK holiday
Last Poster: grey golfster in Random Chat on Today at 07:34:09 AM
we'll be taking in all sorts of terrain

Beware! Make sure you've got good excess insurance!
Just because you're renting a 4x4, they won't let you off! I rented a brand new Disco once and used it fairly heavily offroad - the spare wheel (up under the rear) being a solid block of mud was the give away; they shafted us.
I had a Quashkai (or however the fec

Re: Edition 30 rear bumper tow eye cover
Last Poster: grey golfster in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:21:55 AM
About £18 off the stealers, if I recall.... :surprised:

Re: Edition 35 - pulling left/right at high RPM?
Last Poster: d80s0q in MK6 General Area on Today at 06:57:48 AM
Hi folks. Sorry I've not responded earlier. Since all the above I've only had a chance to drive the car a couple of short distances as I've been away with work. Today I should get a decent drive to London and then hopefully a nice drive around some of my 'test roads' in the evening all being well. A proper chance to see if the tyres/alignment has fixed the original issue and see if

Re: Need a new mechatronics :-(
Last Poster: sub39h in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:50:01 AM
I've contacted the chaps in Nottingham. Waiting for a reply. Is is Bristol or bath because I've contacted someone else in Bristol.

Alex and I both thought it was the clutch packs and they were replaced before the mechatronics started playing silly buggers. If I get the mechatronics replaced it means I'll have paid £2.5k for gearbox repairs on a car worth £5k tops. I don

Re: Slightly odd valuation/what to do thread
Last Poster: sub39h in Random Chat on Today at 04:20:18 AM
I had thought about that, but Alex has literally just changed the clutches on my box so I'd be wasting £700+ of parts and labour going down that route. Plus no guarantees that the new box would work properly wasting even more labour costs! I guess given the option the new mechatronics is the safe bet because my gearbox will essentially be fully refurbished and roughly the same cost

Re: Recent Purchases Picture Thread!!
Last Poster: simonp in Random Chat on Today at 03:42:55 AM

Re: SuperPro adjustable ball joints
Last Poster: Shoduchi in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 01:52:26 AM
Thanks @rich83. I'll have to live with stock camber since I'm not fitting camber plates or coilovers with camber adjustment. :sad1:

Re: *WANTED* Boost Gauge
Last Poster: monte in Wanted on Today at 01:50:57 AM

Come on mate FFS

Are you like this at work???? :stupid:

Re: Front splitter
Last Poster: r5gtt in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 11:49:14 PM
ED30 one?. A few members have done this nut can't remember who.  I've ordered one and will let you know how I get on once I'm at the fitting stage and when it arrives from the EU  :surprised:
You also have the seat leon cupra ones which fit under the front bumper and even more under the ed30 splitter  :jumping:

Re: ***Black wing mirror caps Wanted***
Last Poster: monte in Wanted on Yesterday at 11:27:41 PM

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: Juliand in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:55:45 PM
This was actually a couple of days ago but I drove the wife down to Weymouth in my MK5 Golf GTI on a day trip. On the way home we stopped off at a place called Lulworth Cove. Its absolutely stunning scenery with some great ro

Re: R32 alloys fitted but tyre warning light is on
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:53:28 PM
I know what a dodo  :doh: @lukemk5gti must be the heat as ive reset it when I bought the car but forgot how too  :signLOL:

Re: My Rising Blue 6R
Last Poster: gttdigoof in MK6 Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:50:55 PM
Bit of fun today, fitted some Eibach springs

Was alot easier than I thought it was going to be, no seized bolts, the front struts came out without any problems.

Then once I'd realised there isnt much movement when you disconnect the rear strut and you only need to remove the lower arm bolt to get the spring out all was good.

started with an arch to

Re: Rear LED Tail Lights
Last Poster: FJ1000 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:23:36 PM
I had some Depo rear lights on my other car and they were very poor quality. They let water in, causing the indicator to fail, and some plastic tabs literally fell apart in my hands as the plastic was so thin and brittle. Rubbish.

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Last Poster: Daled0111 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 08:57:15 PM
could not be bothered editing them lol here are three videos of the new exhaust. dont always drive like this was just trying to make it noisier
two at night
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one on way home from misses (Flames still :laugh:)
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####### MK5 GOLF GTI EDITION 30 (07) BIG SPEC #######
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    Location: Herts/Borehamwood/Watford
    Collection Only

    I'm reluctantly selling this car i have had for years and years, loved every moment of it. Its an amazing motor!
    Low miles. Not been on track days either! Driven responsibly.
    Just had MOT (passed without any issues) and Serviced.


    ###- MK5 GOLF GTI EDITION 30 - 360BHP - REVO STAGE2+ - Limited Edition -###

    Thousands worth of upgrades.
    Not many of these left on the road!
    Rare Plaque number included
    Serviced every year
    Reflect Silver
    Highline Comp
    Center arm rest
    Ed30 Carpets
    Metal GTI seat inserts
    Metal GTI foot rest
    DEFI Boost Gauge
    Recardo Seats bucket seats (foldable) (Heated)
    Revo Stage2+ (LT) (approx 360bhp)
    Evoms Intake with heat reflective tape
    K&N Filter
    DV piston type
    Fuel pump upgrade
    VWR Limited Slip Diff
    VWR Road Race Clutch
    Milltek R32 Turbo Back Exhaust
    R32 rear bumper
    VWR Engine Mounts
    VWR dog bone part (not just rubber insert)
    VWR Big Brake conversion front
    S3 Rear Brakes
    VWR Springs
    VWR Short shift
    SuperPro Bushes
    Genuine BBS Alloys (Bigger offset for bigger brakes. some curbing)
    Rear wheel spacers.
    No swirls in paint! Polished every year (smallish scuff on font pass bumper)
    A+ Leather condition!
    No track days
    Also 2 spare part worn tyres free.

    Location: WATFORD
    Its an amazing motor!
    Just had MOT (passed without any issues) and Serviced.
    Mk5 Multifunction Steering Wheel Buttons
    Location: Leeds
    Postage: £5.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Got some mk5 MFSW buttons for sale. Straight retrofit for wheel with DSG paddles, but can be added to standart wheel as well (somewhere in this forum is how to DIY). 45 delivered, if paying by PayPal + fees/gift.
    LUK DMF and Clutch Kit
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      Location: Devon
      Postage: £0.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Brand new, free delivery.
      Stealth sub box for mk5
      Single Image
        Location: Leeds
        Collection Only

        Selling stealth subwoofer box for mk5, may fit mk6. for 12 inch sub. New, never fitted. Bought from VisualIce for 110, selling for 65.
        Collection from Leeds due size/weight.
        Genuine unworn full size spare wheel 5JO 601 012 K
        Location: Ferndown, Dorset
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        This is a genuine full sized spare wheel bought for a mark 2 Skoda Fabia. Will also fit various other makes and models of the VAG group (Audi, VW, Seat). You would need to check yourself if its compatible with your vehicle before buying. Part no: 5JO 601 012 K
        I bought it brand new from a Skoda dealer only about a year ago for around £120. It still has their picking stickers on it. It is basically as new still because I only had it on the car once while I had a puncture. I probably only drove about 30 miles on it. The tyre is a Continental ContiPremiumContact 2 and is sized 195/55 R 15. Tread depth should still be full. Wheel and tyre still in good clean condition. Collection preferred but can deliver. Cash on collection or if delivering then paypal gift or you pay the fees.
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