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Help Mark and the guys at Awesome GTI
on April 23, 2016, 07:43:48 AM
Guys show your support and share this as much as possible for our friends at Awesome


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Last Poster: bumba007 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:11:46 PM
Take the door card back off or use this guide


To see what's going on at the latch area/module.

sorted it was me i had forgot to put the black plastic clip near the hook into a

Re: Retrofit Day Leicester/Nottingham, Saturday 1st July
Last Poster: shoaybmakda in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:40:28 PM
@white91 he did mine - top service would recommend.

Re: My interior bulb holder broken/ can't find replacement
Last Poster: moy24 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:30:56 PM
Tps won't sell to me. But I'll go see vw this weekend.

Re: Mk5 GTI Instrument cluster swap
Last Poster: RetroRaz in Technical Workshop on Today at 04:52:57 PM
Thats expensive!  You can get them for around £150 supplied and fitted. I have a set if you need one

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Re: Shadow Blue Thread
Last Poster: RetroRaz in The Colours on Today at 04:51:25 PM
Heres mine, TDI but a GTI look

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Re: Brexit
Last Poster: Scottymon in Random Chat on Today at 04:49:51 PM
It's more like 250 Million after rebate (13 Billion p/a)... but it's a chunk of cash, and even if the NHS doesn't get all of it (which I never thought it would) even a 1/4 of it; 50 Million a week is going to help A LOT.

Left in the EU we would have been bullied into TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) : One of the main aims of TTIP is to open up Europe

Re: Joe's shadow blue GTI
Last Poster: Hannon8 in Members Rides on Today at 04:46:37 PM
Thanks! Yeah I see they're pretty rare in this colour really. Haha I've already got the modding bug, I've just sold my Fabia VRS that I'd put on a bigger turbo, intercooler, uprated clutch, brembos etc etc just fancied a petrol turbo now! It definitely will get modified but just trying to enjoy it as it is for now haha.

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Group buy...
Last Poster: CarlW in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:45:11 PM
I've just had a look in the Group Buy section as its been a long time since my last look through and have noticed that the TD 1.2's seem to pop up a canny bit so I'm wondering if it would be possible if we could get a group buy started for some TD 1.3's and with direct fitment too so there is no need for spigots etc?

Who organises these group buys and how do they go abo

Re: Jay's Golf Coupe "racek0r" project.
Last Poster: xjay1337 in Members Rides on Today at 03:25:01 PM

Luckily I have big arms from other activities.  :innocent: :innocent:

In other news..

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Re: GTi International 2016 - July 9th-10th
Last Poster: xjay1337 in Shows, Events and Meets on Today at 03:24:17 PM
To confirm personally I will be there on Saturday.
At sunday I am at Vag tuner

Will anyone else be here Saturday?

Re: RNS510 Replacement Screen
Last Poster: StephenED30 in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 03:17:35 PM
Have a look here,
Really good at getting back to you very quickly.


Re: Online Car Insurance Quote with Prestige Renewed! Modified and Standard Cars!
Last Poster: Tim@Prestige in Prestige Keep Moving Insurance on Today at 02:25:14 PM
Wow, nearly July already!
Another bit of feedback from this month from our Prestige Keep Moving Car Insurance Scheme -  ‘Just done a quote and cheaper than XXX, policy aint up for renewal till end of october but looking good considering i said ive done mods.’ R. Phillips, Z20NET.
If your car insurance is due in July, please get a quote on our scheme e

Re: Oil consumption causes
Last Poster: Peskyjones in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:33:21 PM
Depends if the oil consumption is new and is definitely consumption rather than a leak?

I'm guessing you've noticed a drastic increase in the amount of oil being used since the cam chain incident?

ha well to be honest it might be a leak - I noticed a bit of wet oil

Re: GTI Edition 30 - Tornado Red - DSG
Last Poster: Robburgazzi in Members Rides on Today at 12:45:55 PM
Thanks again to everyone who's commented - I think my photos make it look better than it is!  :innocent:

I'm on the look out for a full exhaust system if anyone has one for sale!?
I'd need a resonated version as i drive the car 70 miles a day just to work and back so something that doesn't drone on motorways would be ideal!

Oh and im also booked in for a

Re: A very nice low mileage, but ever so slightly over priced ed30
Last Poster: john87 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:16:56 PM
That's crazy money, my friend just bought an 08 CW Ed 30 from a Volvo dealer for £8.2k, low mileage and every option under the sun fitted!

Re: Michelin Pilot Super Sports
Last Poster: simonp in Product Reviews on Today at 11:09:25 AM
Last time I bought some it was in 235/35 R19 and they were less than that. That's why I think that price is steep. The 18" size is incredibly common and shouldn't really cost that sort of money...

Re: Urgent!! Window won't go up
Last Poster: lukemk5gti in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:59:35 AM
Went at this last night for quite a while to no avail.

If she doesn't get it fixed in work today I'll probably be out there until 1am tonight removing a mountain of torx screws!

Re: Motorsport wheels 18"
Last Poster: CarlW in Wanted on Today at 10:48:32 AM

RCD310 Code Issue
Last Poster: Lyons in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 10:19:29 AM
Folks, I got an RCD310 off ebay and got the code for it from my local VW garage using the serial number on the side of the unit. However, I've tried the code twice now and its not working.

If I enter it a 3rd time will the unit brick? How do I get it reset to start the process again?

Any idea why the code VW supplied wouldnt be working? The unit came from a Po


Location: Richmond upon thames
Collection Only

So where to start, selling up as immigrating to Australia and never got a chance to finish her off, the plan was to put buckets and a cage in and then use as a track car. The car is still road legal and still has an MOT till August, The main issue is the body work as it was previously wrapped and then plasti dipped is wasn't  a bother to me. I have tried to be honest with the pictures but it could really do with a complete blow over, both front arches have started to rust a little and there was some paint bubbling on the bonnet which has been removed and prepped. Would make a great project car for someone or for someone to strip for parts.

The engine has been rebuilt within the last 500 miles.
New bottom end bearings
New piston rings
Integrated Engineering drop in rods
Decoked Reconditioned cylinder Head
New cam chain and tensioner
New cam belt Kit

The list of mods are as follows
Engine /gearbox:

Forged conrods and new piston rings
Bigger turbo k04 from an S3
Uprated s3 injectors
Uprated high pressure fuel pump, auto tech internals
Uprated revo engine mounts
Lightweight lithium race battery from Mclaren
S3 intercooler,
aircon condenser removed
3" decat downpipe
High performance air intake/filter
Uprated sachs organic clutch
Nology high performance silver spark plugs
Aircon compressor removed fitted with shorter poly v belt
Currently running a Shark performance map but that was before the forged rods, should be capable of near enough 400bhp now with a remap
Removed charcole canister (needs to be coded out)

Suspension wheels and brakes
kW adjustable coilovers
Mk2 tt alloys (9" wide)
TTRS Front brakes with braided hoses
Lighter Aluminium bottom arms with uprated poly bushes
Lighter Aluminium front suspension hubs

Other bits
Sounds system and radio removed
Side stipes on doors and rear quarters removed and filled
Rear wiper motor and blade removed and bunged
Space saver wheel removed

The stitching come come away from the drivers seat bolster but other than that the interior is in good condition.

any questions don't hesitate to ask, price is negotiable
2008 Alpine White 325D M Sport
Location: Solihull, West Midlands
Collection Only

Hi All,

I may be having to unwillingly part with my 325D , the potential arrival of a second car from my grandfather has forced my hand slightly.

Anyway, just wanted to see if my car is as desirable as she is to me! After looking on Auto Trader and other used car sites, I would be looking to list her at £12,499, taking into account the age, mileage and optional extras/upgrades fitted.

She wants for nothing, all she needs is driving. She runs sweet as a nut with no returning fault codes or dash lights. The beautiful 3.0 inline six cylinder diesel engine makes for sublime smoothness and power!

She recently benefited from a 5 hour detailing sesssion which went as follows: Car cleaned with two bucket method, entire car clay barred twice, machine polished with Meguiar's Ultimate cutting compound, machine polished with Auto Glym Supe Resin polish, hand waxed with Meguiar's Deep Crystal Carnauba Car Wax.

08 Reg
71K Miles,
Cruise Control,
BMW Professional Radio,
Rear Parking Distance Control,
Automatic Lights,
Automatic Wipers,
Automatic Dual Zone Air Conditioning,
Anthracite/Black Head Lining,
Fog Lights,
HPI Clear.

Optional Extras:
Heated + Electrically adjustable black leather seats,
Hi-Fi Loud speaker system (Option 676),
Bluetooth Telephony (Option 644),
USB Interface for music etc (Option 6FL),
White LED Angel Eye bulbs,
Brushed Aluminium interior (Option 4AD),
BMW Performance Flat Bottom Steering Wheel 2 (£600 - Feels brand new!),
BMW Performance Carbon Fibre Mirror Covers (£450),
BMW Performance Carbon Fibre Spoiler (£370),
Electronically folding wing mirrors,
BMW LCI tail lights (Genuine, with genuine BMW adapters. Coded with no errors).
CMWheels Staggered 19" CSL Wheels (Fully JWL and VIA strength/safety tested and approved),
Stage 1 Remap with printout (250BHP and 500NM+).

Major service in March 2016 (Oil, Oil Filter, Air Filter, Fuel Filter and Cabin Filter),
Both front springs replaced in March 2016,
Battery replaced in January 2016,
Rear tyres replaced (brand new) in February 2016.
Rear bumper top & front panel
Location: Amersham
Postage: £50.00
Delivery or Collection

I have for sale a rear bumper section with sensor holes no sensors or wiring included it's a genuine part in good nick apart from the storage marks shown in the picture
£65.00 collected or you arrange a courier I'm happy to wrap it .

Front panel for a mk5 gt tdi not Gti no damage removed to upgrade to the r32 front £75.00 collected or again arrange a courier .
2009/58 Golf R32 Manual/DBP/5DR *Recaros & Soundpack* - PRICE REDUCED
Location: Fife, Scotland
Collection Only

Cherished, high specification 2009/58 R32 5 door, Diamond Black metallic with full VW service history.

Third owner, 2 keys, MOT'd til Feb 2017.

In excellent condition with many optional extras fitted above the generous standard R32 specification, including:

-Recaro heated leather bucket/sports seats
-Cruise control
-Highline computer
-Multi-function steering wheel
-RNS510 media system with Soundpack / 10 speakers (SD Card/Satnav/DVD)
-VW Touchscreen bluetooth phone kit
-Heated washer jets
-Front centre armrest
-Rear privacy glass

I've had the wheels recently refurbished by Fife Powder Coating in dark silver.

Owners' wallet & handbook present including many receipts for servicing/parts.

Goodyear Eagle F1 tyres all round.

I've had this car now for over two years and it has certainly the most character out of any VW I've owned thanks to the glorious VR6 engine, which has never skipped a beat.

Water pump replaced under warranty at 57k miles (began to squeal).

Regularly returns 30+mpg.

Thanks for looking, viewers will not be disappointed.
Mintex racing brake pads R32/Cupra/S3
Single Image
    Location: halifax
    Postage: £10.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Mintex racing pads for R32/Cupra/S3, these also fit the 340mm TTS discs.

    Only covered around 3k miles practically brand new, good upgrade over OEM pads. Would benefit from a clean up as they still have a bit of copper grease on.

    Looking for £65 delivered ONO