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Re: R5GTT'S Staying K03 as I've changed my mind
Last Poster: r5gtt in Members Rides on Today at 04:14:28 PM
Wow! Never seen the front panel removed to do that job  :thinking:

Wouldn't it have been easier and more beneficial to remove the inlet manifold and have done the valves therefore achieving 3 jobs  :P
I removed it to replace the broken front panel dude  :doh:

Let me

Re: Ashtray blank button
Last Poster: Wooosh in Wanted on Today at 04:00:09 PM
You need more posts before you can receive & send PM's mate.

Re: Going Stage 2+
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:50:34 PM
Well having looked at this post after so long I've decided I'm going welly and will cut out the frontal accommodate the welly although it looks a mother of a job. Shame I can't see exaclty what's been chopped as the front panel looks like it'll need a chop shop job to get pipes on  :doh:

Re: Sticky revs DSG
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:39:25 PM
Paradox, mine is clunky until warm so I know where you're coming from - but surely r5 would have noticed this a long time ago if this was the issue. To me it sounds like it is a recent issue.

OEM+ If you experienced the same issues and managed to resolve it, then that sounds promising

Re: Which stereo?
Last Poster: GTi-Tecnix in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:17:48 PM
Ahh I see. That is why my old battery had died completely when I had installed one of these stereos I bought from China for my MK5 GTI :scared: :fighting:. It was a mystery especially when it was draining my new Bosch battery that I had replaced with the old one! My mechanic has now fitted the live from the stereo direct into the fuse box- to fix this issue of significant power los

Re: Pete's GTI, TD Pro Race 1.2's and Forge Intake 21/01/17
Last Poster: peter_booker2003 in Members Rides on Today at 03:15:36 PM

As promised, here are some photos. Have given the car a once over this morning as it was filthy. Loving the wheels and the induction kit. Feels like I've made It mine now.

Brakes have been bled this morning so thats another service job ticked off the list. Im heading over to a mates garage in the morning to see how much he's going to charge

Re: Fitting boost gauge
Last Poster: pekarGTI in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:48:54 PM
 :grin: In any case, thank you for your help!  :happy2:

Re: R8 Red top Coilpacks for TFSI
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:48:38 PM
Something to do with the factory not putting the markings on at the factory?

I don't believe that.  There seems to be millions of these coils floating around from various US suppliers.

The only

Re: Problem fitting a white mfa cluster to my mk5 tdi
Last Poster: RetroRaz in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:17:08 PM
abs pump will need chaging, as above.

maybe newer can gateway needed too ( can someone confirm)

Re: Poor Start-up, shoddy, struggling. Now power loss, reduced torque.
Last Poster: Pudding in Technical Workshop on Today at 02:14:29 PM
All my ED30's have been poor starters, I researched and found it is a common TFSI trait.

Turns over and kind of struggles a little to burst into life, Went through everything on my last one Full Servic

Re: Random loss of power??
Last Poster: Adamt5386 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:09:54 PM
Any oil dripping from the intercooler and turbo discharge pipe connections?

Same happened to me recently (Stg 1 Ed30).  I'd put my foot down and it just felt like I'd lost loads of boost.  No faults or poor running, just slow.  Sure enough, loads of oil on the undertray directly under the

Re: Diverter Valve DV
Last Poster: Dan_FR in Technical Workshop on Today at 02:08:53 PM
Free delivery on eBay from AMD and a few other sellers. Awesome will want more on top for postage

Re: Fault code P2096
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:48:11 PM
Have you binned off both cats?

The post cat lambda check can be disabled when you get it mapped.

It doesn't normally cause any running issues so I'm surprised yours is hesitating, but it's best to get it mapped asap to account for the reduction in back pressure.

Re: Water leak killed gateway
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:38:50 PM
Your old Gateway is dated 2016?  How old is the car?  Sounds like someone has been in there and replaced it recently.  And if they did so via the panel under the wiper mechanism, that is where I would start your search for the water leak.   The gateway sits right under that panel, and the connector faces upwards, so water can get into it super easy.  There are fuses and relays unde

Re: Candy White Golf GTI Ed. 30 - 2nd track day at Estoril (picture heavy)
Last Poster: xjay1337 in Members Rides on Today at 01:34:33 PM
Good link and discussion :)

Re: More on tyres
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:32:05 PM
Should be since they are at different levels. But the PS3 weren't that great. The good ones were the PS2 and now the PS4.

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: mkmg76 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:00:16 PM
Busy, busy weekend working on a few things which  have been bugging me.

I recently bought this car back from my sister who's had it for the last 4 years, let's just say, she'd service it but that's as f

Re: What CAN GATEWAY!?!?!
Last Poster: Pashka in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 12:51:33 PM
Do you still sell these??

Having battery drain issues
Do you still need one?

Re: K04 Downpipe
Last Poster: smyffalis in Wanted on Today at 12:48:05 PM
Did you get sorted or are you still looking one?

Re: Candy White Mk5 5dr DSG - small update page 7
Last Poster: MIJ_JAGGER in Members Rides on Today at 12:17:47 PM
Thanks @MIJ_JAGGER springs have taken a bit of a backseat for now. Rear calipers have seized so sorting my brakes out first and hopefully soon.

Still got this to fit on the rear:



R32 / ED30 rear lights
Location: London
Postage: £10.00
Delivery or Collection

Brand new.
Volkswagen GTI DSG Gearbox, With Mechatronics Unit And Quaiffe Diff MSY DQ250
Location: Manchester
Collection Only

02E DSG Gearbox for sale complete with mechatronic unit and a Quaife Differential installed.
Gearbox code: MSY
Mechatronic software number: 02E300054L S2604

Quaife Diff cost over £1000.00 alone
Gearbox has only covered 33K and the Diff has only covered 500 miles.
Perfect working order, genuine sale, removed from vehicle due to having a 4 wheel drive conversion
Collection only from Manchester
Looking for £1350.00 - Open to sensible offers. **price reduced
RCD510 (UK) / Fiscon Basic bluetooth / CAN gateway to stop battery drain
Location: County Durham
Collection Only

I have decided not to hold onto this for when I sell my car.

- RCD510 (genuine for the UK market, not Chinese) which works great and as expected. It comes with the code. It has a six CD changer with SD card slot - it doesn't have DAB or navigation.

- FISCON Basic bluetooth and a new microphone. This is designed to work with highline clocks and MFSW, but should work as a phone controlled bluetooth if you have neither of these. It also gives you MFA+ so you can have a digital speedo, see battery status and boost (on a TDI) etc.

- CAN gateway which has been flashed to genuine software K 0178 - with this you will not drain your battery.

At the moment I am not looking to split. I'd really prefer pickup due to a bad experience sending an RCD510 with courier previosuly.
Breaking Standard Red 2005 GTI
Single Image
    Location: Redhill, Surrey
    Collection Only

    Breaking whole car - Standard GTi

    Parts sold:

    - Engine
    - Headlights
    - Standard airbox
    - Rear disc, calipers
    - Crash bar
    - Heater controls
    - Seats

    GTI Flat Bottom Steering Wheel + AirBag
    Location: Redhill, Surrey
    Postage: £10.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Flat bottom steering wheel + Airbag

    £185 ono.

    Mk5 Multifunction Steering Wheel Buttons
    Location: Leeds
    Postage: £5.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Got some mk5 MFSW buttons for sale. Straight retrofit for wheel with DSG paddles, but can be added to standart wheel as well (somewhere in this forum is how to DIY). 45 delivered, if paying by PayPal + fees/gift.