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Help Mark and the guys at Awesome GTI
on April 23, 2016, 07:43:48 AM
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Re: Maxitrol's New car: R32
Last Poster: GrayMK5GTI in Members Rides on Today at 09:48:17 AM
Have you done the flapper mod Andy? That will liven up the soundtrack, and IIRC correctly gives a little more low-down oomph  :happy2:

All for £FREE


Re: Inside door handles
Last Poster: GTIRichard in Wanted on Today at 09:47:39 AM
I have a passenger side door handle for sale in mint condition if that interests you?


Re: Coilovers
Last Poster: GTIRichard in Wanted on Today at 09:45:30 AM
I have a set of low mileage AP coilovers if that interests you?


Re: Cruise Control HELP
Last Poster: Eddie-NL in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 09:38:28 AM
I take it you have driven the car to find out that cruise doesn't work?
The reason i say this is down to how some clusters display the cruise symbol

Early clusters would show the green cruise symbol as soon as you flick the top switch
Later clusters would only show the green cruise symbol when you set cruise while driving



Re: Stubborn brake dust on alloys
Last Poster: Lucastheone92 in Detailing on Today at 09:23:15 AM
Thank you all for the replies


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Bonnet LA7W (silver)
Last Poster: GTInMining in Wanted on Today at 08:50:46 AM
In need of a silver mk5 bonnet as mine is peppered in stone chips! Located in the East Midlands area. Thanks.  :driver:


Re: Silver Edition 30 N8 SBN
Last Poster: Craig Stanley in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:40:22 AM
Need to give more details like spec etc. Satnav,xenons, sunroof, cruise?

Manual or dsg? As dsg go for much more money.
It has dsg, sat nav, fsh and is 5 door. Thats about it. Cheers.

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Re: Mk5 GTi engine knocking - Cam chain,tensioner and adjuster --SOLVED--
Last Poster: Ramigojag in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:12:41 AM
Do these have service intervals on like the belt? Or is it purely when it needs it dependent on the sound it makes?


Re: How to change Fuel Pump Cam Follower on 2.0 TFSi
Last Poster: Ramigojag in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 05:45:31 AM
Fair enough I assumed it may hav been changed after looking st all the different revisions for other components.


Re: Fault code help - 01089. EVAP Emissions
Last Poster: Deegti in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:39:05 PM
I think I paid about 30 quid all in ,search the net and you'll get all the info you need.


Re: Deano Black Golf GTI
Last Poster: Deano45 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:38:59 PM
Hi ..buddy just the standard genuine oem grill badge .....


New discs and pads
Last Poster: Lewo in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:14:39 PM
The time has come to replace.
Not got prices for OEM yet but tempted by the MTEC discs, think I've read here that the grooved discs are of more use than drilled?
Anyhow noticed you can get a black coating on them, worth the £24 extra?
Also what are Mintex pads like, or should I get something else? Normal driving no track stuff!!
So much choice out there....  :ro


Re: Recently lowered. Creaking noise when turning.
Last Poster: Skilgannon in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:07:11 PM
Was everything torqued up nice and tight, and the top mount bolts?

I don't know to be honest. I took the car to a reputable garage. I would of thought they torqued them up properly. I may wait a week and if it persists I will take it back to them.

Is there anyway I


Re: Newbie from Northampton - A long and rambling introduction
Last Poster: Superliminal in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 09:34:08 PM
Well, I'm not ruling it out, but this was supposed to be a downgrade to save some money!  As you'll see below, I'm no stranger to modified cars, but I also appreciate them as their designers intended.

Anyway, to the car history.  Sadly I don't have pics of the earlier ones.  I'm old, and some were pre-digital camera!  Pretty much all work on these was done by me.


Re: Boothys GTD
Last Poster: Hurdy in MK7 Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:27:42 PM
Looking good there.
Get a map on it as soon as you can they are much better with one. I have the Leon 184 FR DSG and it runs at 235bhp and 365lbft. Not bad for a smoker.  :happy2:

Which ma


Re: Ollie's 2012 Rising Blue 6 R
Last Poster: Ollie6R in MK6 Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:02:19 PM
Gave the car it's weekly maintenance wash today, a friend also called around with his R32 GTR. Gave it another coat of Dodo Juice Blue Velvet just to finish the proceedings.



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Re: Rocco R Replaces the GTI - Small issue
Last Poster: mvb12 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 08:12:34 PM
nothing really to report only that i went to Shell to fill up on the finest V Power and the cover for the petrol cap refused to release. jumped on this forum and found it was a sort of common problem, but at the time i was thinking i forgot how to open the cover. :rolleyes:

Had to hold down the unlock on the key fob and the bloody thing popped open. WTF!!!

Wi


Re: Knocking from Front End Over Small Bu
Last Poster: jhook661 in MK6 General Area on Yesterday at 07:08:21 PM
Top mounts ?


Re: 17" Wheels
Last Poster: jhook661 in Wanted on Yesterday at 07:02:14 PM
I got some 17" monzas in perfect nick look in for sale page  :happy2:

Shoutbox

VagBremTechnic 362mm Aston Martin Big Brake Kit Inc PMU Pads
£1250.00
Location: Ripley, Derbyshire
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection

VagBremTechnic 362mm Aston Martin Big Brake Kit Inc. Project Mu H16 pads - £1250

These VagBremTechnic Big Brake Kits don't come around very often, so here's an overview of what’s included:

- AP Racing 362mm x 32mm grooved rotors - 31.2mm disk thickness (average per rotor)
- VagBremTechnic bells - fully floating (axial & radial) set-up
- VagBremTechnic billet aluminium caliper adaptor brackets
- Brembo/Aston Martin Monobloc 4 pot calipers including pins and pad shims
- HGL braided brake lines
- Project Mu H16-03 compound pads (8mm of usable material left), which are without a doubt incredible! They work from cold and reign you in like a mother f**ker!

Apart from the calipers, this kit is pretty much identical to the set-up being used by the VWR cup cars, so that's got to count for something!

This kit has been used for the past 14k miles and other than a couple of stone chips to the calipers and ware to the rotors and pads (as expected), I haven't been able to fault the set-up!
Door warning lights
£40.00
Single Image
    Location: IOW
    Postage: £5.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Same as sold on bold sport with the 3D LED lights, set of 4 for a 5DR
    R32 highlines 974B
    £150.00
    Location: IOW
    Postage: £10.00
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    Sold
    GTI highlines 973
    £150.00
    Location: IOW
    Postage: £10.00
    Delivery or Collection

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    R32 spun Aluminum dash trim 3DR
    £130.00
    Single Image
      Location: IOW
      Postage: £10.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Full set for a 3DR
      GTI cloth headrest
      £40.00
      Single Image
        Location: IOW
        Postage: £5.00
        Delivery or Collection

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        Sold
        Autotech HPFP internals
        £190.00
        Location: IOW
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Purchased to fit to my pump but aquired a ready but pump. I bought from ASN with 8k use.
        Sold
        ITG k03/04 intake
        £200.00
        Location: IOW
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Good condition done 10k
        Colour MFD
        £300.00
        Location: Isle of Wight
        Postage: £20.00
        Delivery or Collection

        A rare chance to grab a set of colour MFD from a diesel scirocco so direct fit to the mk5 dash, also included is the adaptor loom to convert from the 36 -> 32pin

        Only selling as having a GTI, would consider a swap for a petrol set.

        Will require coding buy on of the forum gurus, ie Eddie-nl, kalu etc.
        345mm R32 / S3 / Cupra caliper spring retainer
        £30.00
        Location: IOW
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery or Collection

        These are the larger version of the caliper retainer which imo looks a lot smarter and also allows for writing on the face of them.

        Ideal for those who have the bbk upgrade. They are new but the finish isn't prefectly smooth, ideal for some custom work.  I'm have them on my R32 setup and used GTI vinyl as shown in second photo for an example

        Price is for a pair includes delievery
        MK5 Golf 1.9TDI Sport DSG, GTI Look, Good Spec, FVWSH
        £4750.00
        Location: Lonon
        Collection Only

        Shadow Blue MK5 Golf 1.9TDI Sport
        79k Low Mileage
        Full VW Service History
        DSG Gearbox
        DSG Serviced at 64k Mileage
        Cambelt and Water Pump changed in March 2015 at 67k Mileage
        5 Door
        2 Previous Owners
        8 Months MOT
        HPI Clear
        Bodywork is in excellent condition
        GTI Front Bumper
        GTI Side Skirts
        R32 Style rear valance
        17" GTI Monza Alloy Wheels with newly fitted Uniroyal Rainsport tyres
        Electric Folding Wing Mirrors
        Wing Mirror Puddle Lights
        Auto Dimming rear view and wing mirrors
        Auto Lights
        Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
        Electric Windows
        Arm Rest
        Air Conditioning
        Cooled Glove Box
        Cooled storage under Arm Rest
        Under seat storage drawers
        Boot Storage Compartments
        Chrome Tipped Switches
        CD Player
        Tinted Windows
        Returns 55+ MPG!
        Car drives great, no issues mechanically or electronically
        Always run on Shell fuel
        Well maintained and cleaned weekly inside out
        Loads of receipts and previous MOT History available
        Only downside is that the wing mirrors are a little scratched, the rear valance has a
        small crack but is repairable (standard rear valance is included in the sale too), Driver
        seat adjuster cable has come loose