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on April 23, 2016, 07:43:48 AM
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Re: Slightly odd valuation/what to do thread
Last Poster: garrardrj in Random Chat on Today at 03:39:34 PM
As above ^ get the box replaced and then sell.

Very Hot
Last Poster: wayneitb in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:33:26 PM
I had my thermostat change a couple of weeks ago, and every time I take the car out for a drive the fans come on when I turn the car off. The fans only stay on for about 40 sec, but the fans never used to do this.

There also seem allot of heat coming from the exhaust system, you can literally feel the heat hit you from underneath the car when filling up with petrol, I k

Buff Daddy.
Last Poster: Boothy in Detailing on Today at 03:02:11 PM
Just finished using my recently acquired Megs MF kit. I can't believe how effective it's been at correcting the paint! Just did the first stage and then followed up with some Prima Amigo and then topped off with Fusso99. Will post some pictures once it stops raining (bloody typical) but it's like a mirror!

Re: Tornado red GTI R-Tech stage 2
Last Poster: Mitch H in Members Rides on Today at 02:58:10 PM
You fitting wellycooler ?

Re: Need a new mechatronics :-(
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:40:25 PM
I've contacted the chaps in Nottingham. Waiting for a reply. Is is Bristol or bath because I've contacted someone else in Bristol.

Alex and I both thought it was the clutch packs and they were replaced before the mechatronics started playing silly buggers. If I get the mechatronics replac

Re: Brake upgrade?
Last Poster: Flyingscotsman in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:22:18 PM
Can anyone tell me if the front calipers from Mk7 Golf R & the 340mm disks are a direct swap without brackets or spacers to the Mk5 (with Monza 2s) as an alternative to the R32/S3 upgrade?

Thanks in advance  :smiley:

Re: Dubvrs 2008 GTI restoration and upgrade
Last Poster: raz469 in Members Rides on Today at 02:19:22 PM
Wow. That bumper transforms the car!  Like the design is finally complete. Brings everything together, almost like its drawn a circle around the car.

Love the car Dubby, great look.

Was it easy choosing the gti exit bumper? I'm really struggling between r32 and gti.

Ive always wanted the car to subtle & nonchalant but people keep saying the r32 bu

Golf r wheel spin on launch
Last Poster: Chris92 in MK6 General Area on Today at 02:14:42 PM
My mates mk6 r r-tech stage 2+ on launch control spins all the wheels for what feels far to long before it grips, does this when at a stand still and you hammer it. Is this normal? I would of thought with the haldex it wouldn't spin at all and even if it did maybes for a split second before it grips and throws you up the road.

Tyres are all good to, mich ps3

Re: Edition 30 rear bumper tow eye cover
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:35:39 PM
About £18 off the stealers, if I recall.... :surprised:
really  :surprised: the standard bumper one was £6.
Any part prepared to be painted is very expensive. :sick:
I'll probab

Re: Tappys 50 shades of grey
Last Poster: TAPPY in Members Rides on Today at 12:50:49 PM
So we got an audi a4 in which was having new exhaust tips so I decided to polish the old ones up and put them on the golf as I heard on here that the fit over the old gti trims.
Easy fit just needed a bit of persua

Re: Edition 30 powered by RBS
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Members Rides on Today at 12:41:40 PM
Those wheels will look lovely in your Ed. 30. :wink:

We'll wait for the pictures of them fitted. :popcornsoda:

Re: Front splitter
Last Poster: Bozz in New Member Intro's on Today at 11:58:38 AM
As MC71 said srs has solutions for various exhaust set ups and have had good reviews.

For a front splitter it's got to be a votex one (fits gti or facelift gt tdi etc).
Thanks mate I'll look for a votex one then, If i do go for the r32 rear bumper I only want twin tail pipes to

Re: Does the mk5 look dated now?
Last Poster: GTI-Mark in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:48:31 AM
A few Mk6 parts make the interior feel completely different. Mine has Mk6 wheel, RCD510 (about to fit Bluetooth), headlight switch, and a Mk6 gear knob. I've also retrofitted cruise control, cherry hazard switch and newsouth boost gauge.


Re: Photos
Last Poster: maxitrol in New Member Intro's on Today at 11:41:51 AM
Need to open a account in photo bucket  and when you up load the pic copy and paste the img code in to here

Re: Petrol consumption
Last Poster: amanda in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:39:15 AM
37 mpg  :thinking: how I got that fig .....I have no idea as I tend to have a heavy right foot!
I live just outside Chester.

Seagull Warning
Last Poster: Bozz in New Member Intro's on Today at 10:15:49 AM
If anyone is thinking of driving down to Cornwall this summer please BEWARE the seagulls seem to love aiming at golfs,,, For the past few weeks my black mk5 seems there favourite at the minute

Re: Recent Purchases Picture Thread!!
Last Poster: rich83 in Random Chat on Today at 10:05:21 AM
Let me know how you get on with that Simon. I've just been looking into getting a proper sous vide.

Re: Edition 30 worth the extra? Can someone look over this 1?
Last Poster: djnibz in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:31:51 AM
^^^^ Looks ok (for a Mk6 GTI).  :happy2:

.....and you're not modding it??


I may do a few things it depends what I end up with.

new member dreaming of a gti mark 5 in red
Last Poster: blackpool1980 in New Member Intro's on Today at 08:05:26 AM
Hi from Wigan looking to buy a gti mark 5 , you have a great site here keep up the good work guys.

Re: Want to hire something nice for a UK holiday
Last Poster: grey golfster in Random Chat on Today at 07:34:09 AM
we'll be taking in all sorts of terrain

Beware! Make sure you've got good excess insurance!
Just because you're renting a 4x4, they won't let you off! I rented a brand new Disco once and used it fairly heavily offroad - the spare wheel (up under the rear) being a solid block of mud was the give away; they shafted us.
I had a Quashkai (or however the fec


Bilstein B14 Coilover kit
Location: Chester
Postage: £10.00
Delivery or Collection

Bilstein B14 full coiler kit to fit VW GOLF V (1K1) 1.8 GTi, 2.0 GTI, 3.2, 3.2 R32 4motion From Years: 11/05 >

As you can see from the pictures these are in excellent condition, they've been on my car for around 2 years and in that time have covered less than 5k miles ( I have no idea of accurate milage but it's under 5k )

As I'm sure you'll be aware these are premium coilovers and have a fantastic reputation. I have to say having used them both for pottering around and fast road use they really are brilliant in any situation. Comfort wise they are also the best coilovers I've experienced.

Price is 425

I can send hermes tracked service or you're welcome to collect in person from Chester. Also happy to meet halfway within reason if fuel is covered.

Payment either cash on collection or Paypal.

Happy to be contacted via personal message with any questions etc.

Stealth sub box for mk5
Single Image
    Location: Leeds
    Collection Only

    Selling stealth subwoofer box for mk5, may fit mk6. for 12 inch sub. New, never fitted. Bought from VisualIce for 110, selling for 65.
    Collection from Leeds due size/weight.
    ####### MK5 GOLF GTI EDITION 30 (07) BIG SPEC #######
    Single Image
      Location: Herts/Borehamwood/Watford
      Collection Only

      I'm reluctantly selling this car i have had for years and years, loved every moment of it. Its an amazing motor!
      Low miles. Not been on track days either! Driven responsibly.
      Just had MOT (passed without any issues) and Serviced.


      ###- MK5 GOLF GTI EDITION 30 - 360BHP - REVO STAGE2+ - Limited Edition -###

      Thousands worth of upgrades.
      Not many of these left on the road!
      Rare Plaque number included
      Serviced every year
      Reflect Silver
      Highline Comp
      Center arm rest
      Ed30 Carpets
      Metal GTI seat inserts
      Metal GTI foot rest
      DEFI Boost Gauge
      Recardo Seats bucket seats (foldable) (Heated)
      Revo Stage2+ (LT) (approx 360bhp)
      Evoms Intake with heat reflective tape
      K&N Filter
      DV piston type
      Fuel pump upgrade
      VWR Limited Slip Diff
      VWR Road Race Clutch
      Milltek R32 Turbo Back Exhaust
      R32 rear bumper
      VWR Engine Mounts
      VWR dog bone part (not just rubber insert)
      VWR Big Brake conversion front
      S3 Rear Brakes
      VWR Springs
      VWR Short shift
      SuperPro Bushes
      Genuine BBS Alloys (Bigger offset for bigger brakes. some curbing)
      Rear wheel spacers.
      No swirls in paint! Polished every year (smallish scuff on font pass bumper)
      A+ Leather condition!
      No track days
      Also 2 spare part worn tyres free.

      Location: WATFORD
      Its an amazing motor!
      Just had MOT (passed without any issues) and Serviced.
      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.
      LUK DMF and Clutch Kit
      Single Image
        Location: Devon
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Brand new, free delivery.