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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: Do I have city lights?
Last Poster: Lucastheone92 in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Today at 09:32:55 AM
They do!

Here's a cheap set in the for sale section for £225 - http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,108482.msg1050627.html#msg1050627
You will need ballasts and igniters though.

There are 3 different sets in total
Cheers for the info  :h

Sat nav
Last Poster: Tanuie in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:25:57 AM

Re: Can't access this site using wifi or home Internet...
Last Poster: dazza in Random Chat on Today at 09:14:49 AM
@dazza I've just been blocked again on my works computer. Definitely no failed log-ins this time
Is the IP the same? As i cant find it in the block list.

Anyone running BCS TB in Nottingham?
Last Poster: Martin_jk in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:00:59 AM
Anyone on here in the Nottingham area running a BCS power valve sport exhaust with 200 cel sports cat? Just want to have a listen to see how loud it is compared to my BCS decat system as I'm looking to change!

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Re: Switching maps with brake and accelerator pedal
Last Poster: cooljimy84 in R-Tech Zone on Today at 08:57:28 AM
I took the car to get the map. I didn't really ask for any thing, just let Nikki work his magic.
(about 2 years ago now)
So option 3 seems quite quick, boost hit 20 PSI progressively, pedal seems nice and progressive.
option 4 seems to hit 20 PSI very quick, the pedal seems to be more "my foot goes down to 50%, the car goes to 75%"
option 5 seems to hit 20 PSI v

Re: Skyline modded tails
Last Poster: RetroRaz in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:57:21 AM
I think he splits the lights from the front which is better than splitting from the back.

 I did mine from the back and the seal didn't hold  after 6 months but then i reapplied 3 layers of tiger seal and haven't come off in over a year. It does look messy though but it works.

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Re: Mk5 Stock air box help
Last Poster: akbarirfan in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:41:19 AM

This part is £5 from TPS - bought one not too long ago.

1K0 805 965 C

Re: Edition 30 powered by RBS
Last Poster: RBS in Members Rides on Today at 06:08:13 AM
I'm still in fitting fase :wink:
You're right! The Ball joints are REALY close to the brakes!
But I haven't mounted all the parts yet :ashamed: still working hard and
almost no time to work further on my car!! Next weekend is also booked for friends & halloween  :signLOL:
So it's all coming toghetter but slowly :drinking:

Re: Tornado Red thread
Last Poster: Trav Turbo in The Colours on Yesterday at 10:34:46 PM
@Trav Turbo  Yes mate! Front and back seats  :happy2:

Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
Last Poster: sean.smithy94 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:24:47 PM
Looks nice mate, few mods coming along!
Did you buy this down Bristol by any chance?

Thank you  :smiley: yeah your right, I did, how'd you know that?  :smiley:

Re: BCS decat vs sports cat
Last Poster: Martin_jk in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:21:51 PM
Ok mate thanks for that.
Like said above best seeing if someone can take you out in there car first before taking the plunge and wasting your money. Good luck
Yeah I think that's my best option isn't it, cheers mate!

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Pioneer App Radio 4. Battery drain and MFSW? Also, what springs?
Last Poster: peter_booker2003 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:01:46 PM
My brother in law has kindly donated me one of these. Looks to be a fantastic bit of kit after having a play in his car.

Question is, on a MK5 GTI 05 Plate with the MFSW. What adapters will I need to stop the battery drain and to keep hold of the steering wheel controls?

I know it has been asked numerous times but I'm struggling to find a definitive answer.

Re: Vacuum Leak
Last Poster: lee_vrs in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 09:56:05 PM
Any progress with this

Re: All-Out Mk5 GTI: Track Car Build
Last Poster: tommygti in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:54:15 PM
Lovely build. In my eyes this is how I would do it if I had the cash. Just out of curiosity, I can see you have painted your alternator, did you tape cover/tape areas up before painting or have you just sprayed the whole thing? 

Re: changing lower gearbox/subframe mounting
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:29:34 PM
Mate you may as well throw those bushes in the bin and get some vibratechnics mounts as you'll never get them in. I've done some a few months back and it was a nightmare of a job. When pressing with a press the bush flexes and snaps for one. Or flexes and bows so doesn't sit home. In the end I grinded them down on the edges that press in and got a colleague to press his huge pipe g

Re: New to VW - Bought what I thought was a standard MK5 GTi...
Last Poster: Flyingscotsman in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:47:33 PM

I've just bought a Black Mk5 GTI, not the tidiest example out there but the price was decent and hopefully with a bit of love she will tidy up well.

Got a little to do list, nothing too serious and i'll go from there:

- Picking up

White Headlight Bulbs
Last Poster: Trow81 in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Yesterday at 06:50:59 PM
I've just fitted the Philips White Vision on the ED and have no complaints great range and visibility plus a lot whiter than the standard yellow tinge
I'm happy for now until I do a conversation or some Xenons come up at the right price

Re: Help Please! EGR Issues
Last Poster: ROH ECHT in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:16:24 PM
Why not just replace the EGR/PCV? Has he checked it and the rear breather tube's valve?

Philips WhiteVision D2S bulbs
Last Poster: K9 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:10:15 PM
ANyone tried em? how are they compared to oem d2s bulbs what are 5 years old?

Re: New member from South London - TR GTI
Last Poster: maxitrol in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 05:14:40 PM
welcome along


Genuine BBS CK (18x8 ET44, 5x112) in Audi Titanium Grey
Location: Northants
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection

4x Genuine BBS CK wheels in the rarer 18x8 fitment in Audi Titanium Grey gloss finish.
Listing for the WHEELS + CENTER CAPS ONLY.

Front two wheels are in good but used condition will need a refurb' to be cosmetically perfect again, with some rim lip kerbing' and a stone chip or two.

The rear two wheels are in good but used condition, with the odd nick or stone chip from usual wear and tear through the warm/cold seasons at motorway speeds etc... With a good deep wheel decontaminate clean (E.G. ironX) they will come up nicely. Please use pictures as a reference.

The wheels were professionally painted in this colour from brand new, when silver. No buckling, misshaping or welding.

Wheels are;
- 18" and 8J wide
- ET 44
- 10.7kg approx per wheel (dry weight)
- 5 x 112 PCD bolt Volkswagen fitment/standard 57.1 centre bore
- Finished in Audi black edition Titanium grey gloss, paint code L8AU - (You cannot buy brand new Grey BBS CK in 18x8J)
- Genuine black BBS black/white/silver centre caps included

Based in Northants. Will courier to UK only for no extra cost above agreed price. Collection is welcome.

Used RNS510
Location: Ashford, Kent
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection

Revision H RNS510 with 2015 maps in mint condition.
Comes with GPS antenna, aerial adapter (for older models) and pin number.
Open to offers.
Genuine Chrome Mirror Switch
Single Image
    Location: Ashford, Kent
    Postage: £0.00

    Genuine VW Chrome MK6/Passat switches... Can be sold separately.
    Door handle trim SOLD.
    Auto headlight switch SOLD
    Mirror Switch with folding mirror facility £15.
    Passenger and drivers window switches SOLD.
    Petrol flap switch SOLD
    Genuine Power Folding Mirrors with Puddle Lights in Diamond Black Pearl (LC9Z)
    Single Image
      Location: Ashford, Kent
      Postage: £0.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Complete unit (Mirror glass etc) in good condition with modules.
      With Genuine VW Chrome MK6/Passat mirror switch with folding mirror facility pictured above. Open to offers.
      Armrest MDI Kit
      Single Image
        Location: Ashford, Kent
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery or Collection

        In mint condition.
        Comes with iPod connection.
        Genuine MK6 Boot Handle
        Single Image
          Location: Ashford, Kent
          Postage: £0.00
          Delivery or Collection

          In good condition.
          Genuine ed30 headlights
          Location: Nottingham
          Postage: £0.00
          Delivery or Collection

          Hi all, I swapped my headlights when I bought my ed30 to the projectors so have had these sitting in a box since so thought I would get rid! In brilliant condition, no cracks or damage at all. £100 posted to the uk. Thanks for looking :)
          Parrot CK3000 Evolution Bluetooth Kit
          Location: Walthamstow, London
          Postage: £5.00
          Delivery or Collection

          Removed from my 06 GTI. Fully working order. Comes with all wiring, mic, mic holder and remote control. Just needs to be wired to ignition source.

          Will fit all MK5 Golfs.
          MFD2 Satnav, DVD, CD and radio unit
          Single Image
            Location: Walthamstow, London
            Collection Only

            Removed from my 06 GTI. Fully working order, comes with satnav disc, GPS antenna and radio code.

            No scratches or marks on the unit or screen.

            No need to update canbus, no battery drain issues.

            Collection preferred but can post for a little extra.