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Re: New car: R32
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on Today at 12:53:35 AM
Mods so far

Last Poster: Daled0111 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:34:43 PM
here are some reading on my vagcom don't think it should read -48,
could anyone with any ideas please reply


Re: Cross Threaded Banjo Bolt
Last Poster: shoaybmakda in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 10:04:15 PM
Thanks @Octoparrot now to see if I can get the bolt out in its current state!

Would love to do the banjo bolt delete mod if I had the know how to do it

Re: Anybody know what these are ?/ Part Number
Last Poster: Kai96 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:59:38 PM
Yeah that's what I need, PM me

Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - H&R springs fitted
Last Poster: sean.smithy94 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:30:54 PM
@stacy2704 I second what @spwd said, a mate of mine did it, but the standard downpipe comes off and you knock out the cat inside  :smiley: it's a mod worth doing if you can't afford a downpipe, I can't comment on the sound of jus

Knocking on acceleration
Last Poster: Northy1985 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 09:09:19 PM
Hiya just wondered if Anyone has heard or had this problem, basically when I turn to the right and accelerate slightly harder than normal driving I get a clicking noise from the centre of the car almost gearbox area almost like a woodpecker pecking away and it only does it turning right it's perfectly quiet in straight line and turning left, I was told it's the symptoms of split cv

Re: FK streetline coilovers- thoughts?
Last Poster: Adam0604 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:01:24 PM
I've got the FK Highsports on my car, can't really fault them for the money. Good value for money and maintain a decent ride comfort as well. Haven't done a track day in them but I imagine they would be a little on the soft side.

Re: Slight misfire
Last Poster: Pudding in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 06:47:03 PM
That's interesting any pictures of it all fitted straight swap no cutting etc needed?

All of it is a straight swap apart from the rigid turbo discharge pipe. You'll need someone who can weld aluminium to sort that for you. I'll take some pics of it all next time I'm under ther

Re: Down on power after cambelt change
Last Poster: Pudding in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 06:40:15 PM
VCDS is your friend in this situations.  Following a chain or belt replacement, check measuring blocks 91 and 93.  You're looking for -1KW and 28KW actual and requested respectively. 

I honestly find it crazy that mechanics can't time an engine in the 21st century.  There are plenty enough timing marks for alignment.

Re: got the code p2088 coming up (Faulty Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT))
Last Poster: Jayy26 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:28:42 PM
Repair Importance Level: 3   1=Low 2=Medium 3=High   Repair Difficulty Level: 3   1=Easy 2=Moderate 3=Hard 

Read more: https://www.autocodes.com/p2088.html

bit scared because its been like this a while now

Re: Brake Confusion!
Last Poster: Pudding in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 06:25:31 PM
(Presumably VW had run out of money on the ED30 and ignored the brakes, the R32 only has 20 bhp more, is heavier, but came with bigger front and bigger rear brakes as standard. )

Have you driven a MK1 GTI or Corrado VR6 with standard brakes?  Seriously, you have not

Re: Reflex Silver Mk5 Golf GTI
Last Poster: JamieKirk95 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 05:32:05 PM
The cars looking great, those switches and grab handles have made a huge difference to the interior.  :happy2:

This is a really good read so far, gonna keep my eye on this for future update

Re: Mk5 1.9 TDI headunit not working, HELP
Last Poster: Pashka in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:32:39 PM
Check the fuse firstly. For not powering off, it has permanent live done for non OEM units, thats why.

Newbie from Nottingham
Last Poster: Daz7953 in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 04:23:40 PM
Hi guys newbie from Notts got a 2.0 tdi  gt sport in tornado red, hope I'm aloud here with it not being a gti

Re: Retrofit of Discover Media/ Composition Media head units to a Mk5/ Mk6 Golf
Last Poster: bigwig74 in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Yesterday at 04:11:51 PM
found this company that does this retrofit http://vagtec.co.uk

Re: Long coding for ch steering module.
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:20:59 PM
J500 is the error code I've got which I've been told needs a dealer calibration of the steering rack

Re: Vwr cold air intake
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 01:40:39 PM
I have one fitted too. Does what I expected. Not noisy and increased the engine output at higher rpm. :smiley:


Location: Hyde
Postage: £1e+25
Delivery or Collection

For sale monza 18 alloy, never refurbed great as a spare damaged as pictured...£75

Rear lights good condition but have some water marks inside £20 each or £35 the pair

Center vent, missing one clip £8

Stock stereo good condition £30

All parts can be picked up from Hyde Cheshire or will post at cost.

MK5 Golf GTI DSG Reflex Silver
Location: solihull
Collection Only

Hi I'm selling my 55 plate Registered 2006 Mk5 Golf GTi excellent spec

106k on clock

HPI Clear

Nice quiet engine no chain rattle from cold or hot .

I have owned the vehicle for around 4 years and has been a joy to own .unfortunately  dont use the car much now so decided to sell.
comes with Owners manual with all book in the wallet
2x 3 button Folding keys
there is plenty of receipts and service history with the vehicle

has 9months Mot left


2.0 Tfsi BWA engine
Fuel pump follower was changed when i purchased the car @ 100k
Diverter Valve changed to G version
Pcv Valve changed to later version
DSG oil and filter changed and DSG calibrated @ 100k
Main Thermostat unit changed a common problem and inline thermostat on DSG box
Inlet Valves were cleaned and de carboned and at same time i sent away the injectors for a service and balance around 104k
Has had plenty of engine oil and filter changes have receipts.


GTI Cloth Tartan interior in good condition
Standard GTI black roof lining and panels
Cruise control
Auto Headlights with coming home and leaving home lights
Auto Wipers
Auto Diming Rear view mirror
Heated seats which get very warm quickly nice in the winter
Full FIS dash display
Footwell Lights and front and rear headlining lamps
Full Digital climate control and A/C blows ice cold
Multi function Steering wheel with DSG Paddles which I have added neat extenders to
10 speaker sound system which VW removed in later models
original VW Bottle opener
Cooled Glovebox
Centre console large arm rest


Reflex Silver which i think looks very nice in this color does have a few marks and chips which i have touched up Rear bumper has some cracks on top edge in paint but for the age of car its nothing major just being honest .
Blue standard Tinted windows which VW removed in later models
Blue Tinted Drivers Mirror which Dims at night
power Headlight washers
Puddle Lights in mirrors
Power Folding Mirrors
Rear Parking sensors
Shark Fin roof aerial
Monza 2 Alloys wheels which has some marks  but nothing major
4 quality matching tyres all round and has lots of wear still left
I had 4 wheel Hunter alignment done and rear toe adjusted to help inner wear a common problem on MK5 Gti's

I Hope I have covered everything and any questions please do ask 

price wise Looking for £5000

Location  Solihull  West Midlands

may look for a P/x with a good spec Seat Alhambra or Sharan or Touran or Tiguan

Edition 30 Reflex Silver 07 plate 67k
Location: Cornwall
Collection Only

Hi everyone, been a member on here for a while since I started looking for my ed30 a few years ago. Used the forum a lot when the car was new to me and found it very helpful, but sadly for me, it is now up for sale, after recently having our first child the 3 door Golf is usable but awkward and I can't help think that's too nice to endure the daily knocks and bumps you would expect a family car to take.
Here are some details, all standard stuff for the ed30 as I'm sure most of you will already know :-)  Build number 2162 VW + specialist service history Factory xenon headlights with headlight washer pack, iPod connection, Factory sat nav Polo short aerial,Auto wipers, Auto lights with courtesy function, Genuine VW GTI mat set, Heated half leather GTI tartan seats with electric lumbar support, Genuine Pescara 18" alloys with veredestein ultrac Sessanta tyres and German style aluminium number plates (not in photos) car is in great condition, with the only modifications being eibach springs (originals included in sale) and a few professionally painted parts in gloss black, these include - wheels, mirror covers,and VW badges, it gives the car a different but subtle look. The car does have a small scuff on the lower front passenger side of the bumper and the alloys could really do with a refurb to make it immaculate.
Just got 12 months MOT, and it's declared as sorn because I'm am now a Volvo owner lol.

If your genuinely interested get in contact as the price is obviously not set in stone, and I'm fully aware that it's really only worth what someone wants to pay within reason.
MK5 Golf GTI full exhaust 26k miles.
Single Image
    Location: Kingswood Surrey
    Collection Only

    My dad is moving house and needs the exhaust out his garage. It's a full exhaust off a 2007 mk5 golf gti. Came off my car at 26k miles when the miltek was fitted. In good condition and has been in the garage for a couple of years.

    Would be a shame for it to end up at the tip so I'm open to offers.

    Any questions please text me.

    LCDZ Black Front Bumper
    Location: Malmesbury
    Collection Only

    front bumper with fog lights and grills also includes headlight washers includes water bottle with motors on

    has no front splitter!

    was brought from ebay but have no use for it now
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