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Re: best place to buy smoked/black or tinted head lights for my GTI
Last Poster: huggy54 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:48:02 AM
No skill needed to do it, hair dryer and a stanley knife.

Definitely an easy diy.

Remove the headlight to give a cleaner finish.

believe me im not skillful :(

is there anyone on here who does this or can do this for me?n id rather that tha


Re: Crout's Tornado GTi
Last Poster: Zipupurmickey in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:40:13 PM
Hi Dave, I haven't received a text from you? Are you sure it sent?

Got around to darkening the honey comb grilles yesterday, over due big time! Took apart the front grille and fog inserts and gave them a coat.




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Re: What is the definition of a mid life crisis car?
Last Poster: Dave J in Random Chat on Yesterday at 10:42:47 PM
When do you buy the hairdressers  :ashamed:

It's funny, I'm at peace with the fact it's a hairdresser car. Should make it all the more funny when we're hopefully passing more expensive metal on


Re: Candy White Golf GTI Ed. 30 - 3rd track day at Estoril
Last Poster: AJP in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:37:53 PM

I've said it before, but your car is stunning. Perfect example of an ed30.

The pads sound good. Hopefully shave a bit off your lap times!


Re: 2008 1.9 Match
Last Poster: AJP in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 09:25:43 PM
Welcome to the site



Re: External subtle mods
Last Poster: AJP in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Yesterday at 09:22:10 PM
Last one, I forgot: Smooth grill, ie the US spec one. Basically the same as ours but without the number plate plinth.

Obviously you'd fit a number plate in line with the law, but for show purposes it's a nice clean look. Also a variation of that is to fit a 3/4 size number plate. Again, probably not strictly road legal so only for shows Same deal with pressed pl


Re: Low pressure fuel regulation - P310B 008 - HELP
Last Poster: jaycue2u in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 09:20:32 PM
Anyone know what I should get logged before the guy does it? Thanks again


Re: Reflex Silver Mk5 Golf GTI
Last Poster: JamieKirk95 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:16:17 PM
Got round to fitting my new mats today, when I bought the car it didn't have any mats in it so when I part exchanged the Fabia I took the mats out of that one.

I've had these mats since they came with my first car so they don't fit the golf perfectly but they're better than having none in there. I will now use them as my winter set and the new ones from now until then.<


Re: Edition 30 rear valance and rear lights
Last Poster: LUCKO in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:48:30 PM

got rear valance genuine purchased off here never fitted, id take my money back please

Junc 11 M6


2007 Standard Rear Calipers MK5 Gti Please
Last Poster: LUCKO in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:47:31 PM

my drivers side rear has seized so if poss may aswell get a rear pair?

what you got please

cheers


Re: Replacement Spare Key
Last Poster: Oldy in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:46:48 PM
Hi, this chap is really good and is widely respected on VW groups around the country. He did a lot of keys for the guys on the TT forum in a similar situation as yourself or just want a spare at a really good price. His names Craig and it's a family business, he does make it down your way quite a bit a


Re: Reflex Silver Golf GT Sport .:R-Line 1.9 TDI - 115k miles maintenance done
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:19:40 PM
Hunter 4 wheels alignment, wheels balancing and wheel rotated between axles done today. I think it's ready for another ~10k miles. :smiley:


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: dools225 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:56:15 PM
Not today but over the last week -

New rear calipers, discs and pads. Passenger side was sticking, discovered whilst changing that previous owner had fitted 10mm thick discs instead of 12mm. Deep cleaned alloys whilst off with fallout to get them looking fresh again

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Re: Rear Engine Mount Help!
Last Poster: jaylufc17 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:52:21 PM
@Zipupurmickey he didnt say it was damaged just said it was weak... said near my gearbox and some bracket lol...

there meant to be more vibration (sorry for the dumb questions) lol


Re: Anyone had a service lately ?
Last Poster: Kai96 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:50:21 PM
I'm always interested in learning how to do something, wouldn't mind learning how to service my car. What equipment and tools would I need ?


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Re: H&R Springs
Last Poster: Paradox1 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:39:46 PM
DPM delivery is ridiculous. arrived in no time at all :happy2:


Re: Complete Centre Armrest
Last Poster: Rob1 in Wanted on Yesterday at 02:59:34 PM
Hi dan yeh still after one mate, is it complete with the grey leather armrest, the rear vents and cup holder?
Also how much do you want for it?


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Re: Shaun's GT TDI
Last Poster: shaunnorris7 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 02:44:08 PM
Spent Friday morning getting the car ready for the bodyshop. Will go and check on it when I'm back from my holiday this Friday. .

Shoutbox

TD05-20g
£600.00
Single Image
    Location: Cheltenham
    Postage: £40.00
    Delivery or Collection

    For sale is my big turbo kit for tfsi engines.
    Full bolt on kit, everything you need except intercooler. Could use original but obviously a large front mount would be better.

    TD05-20g will flow enough for 400bhp easy, internal wastegate @ 1 bar
    Cast manifold with t25 flange
    Stainless braided Oil+water feed and drains
    All gaskets and bolts
    Big open cone filter plus pipework
    Pipework for intercooler

    House purchase means no time or money to install and set up.
    Pics to follow
    Cash on collection preferred
    07557 905 633
    Offers?
     
    Mk5 GTI ED30 2008 DSG 116k miles
    £6999.00
    Single Image
      Location: al3 8dw
      Collection Only

      I have put the car on autotrader here: http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201703273752097

      What a great car... (both mine and generally of course)

      Just serviced and MOT'd.

      If you have any questions let me know.

      Autotrader advert:

      Probably the best all round car I have ever owned. The DSG box is a must IMO. It has a full service history and has essentially led a very un stressed life up and down the M1 on my commute. Just serviced, MOT'd and valeted. The photos are on my driveway which is currently a bit of a building site so apologies for the mud. There are a few minor marks on the outside which I have tried to show in the photos.Generally the car is in great condition. It has a bluefin superchips upgrade so produces around 300bhp. I have fitted an upgraded VW bluetooth system which means you can play music straight off your phone. This is non standard and not available with the standard vw bluetooth prep.
      SuperPro Anti Lift Kit MK5 GTI (Inc front lower bush kit)
      £115.00
      Location: Solihull/Coventry
      Postage: £5.50
      Delivery Only

      Unused in the box as new including Lower control arm inner front bush kit.

      Cheers
      2008 Mk5 golf gti 3dr Candy White
      £8000.00
      Location: northampton
      Postage: £0.00
      Delivery Only

      Owned for 4 years, been my pride and joy, purchased with 35,000 miles and used occasionally now sitting on 44,000 miles. Fully maintained and never used during the winter.

      Full vw service history since ownership
      2008 6 speed manual
      44000 miles
      Cambelt change on 35,000 miles upon purchase
      Xenon headlights
      Cruise control
      Heated leather interior
      Heated wing mirrors
      Monza 2 diamond cut alloys
      Genuine vw rns510 satnav

      Selling as looking to upgrade to a newer car

      Private plate not included

      I have been offered £7000 as part ex

      Priced at £8000

      Any questions or to arrange a viewing please reach me on 07901847982 car is based in northampton.

      Thanks Tony
      Anthracite Speedline Turini 5x112 8j et42 bridgestone potenza
      £850.00
      Location: Nottingham
      Collection Only


      Speedline Turini in anthracite.
      5x112
      ET42
      8j
      225/40/18 Bridgestone Potenza 5-6mm all round

      I just want to say that unless you want to buy the wheels then please do not comment.

      These are pretty rare and don't seem to come up very often and I'm massively conflicted selling them but these will look great on any car coming into the show season so ideal time to pick a set up.

      No kerb marks or repairs as the pictures will show.
       
      Comes with another set of bolts and locking nuts aswell.

      Pricing up a new set with cheap tyres is just under £1300. With premium tyres as above is just under £1500.

      Located in Nottingham.

      £850.
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