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MK7 Area Added
on May 04, 2015, 10:27:54 PM

You have probably noticed that we have just added a MK7 area. Its sparse at the moment, but if it gathers momentum we will add more sub-catergories to match the MK5 area.


Re: rich83 - Edition 30
Last Poster: rich83 in Members Rides on Today at 01:08:01 AM
Yep B16 PSS10. About 1400 new I got them for a steal. Getting it back tomorrow so I'll update with how they are.    :happy2:

Re: vw festivals 2015 14th to 16th August
Last Poster: wheatobear in Shows, Events and Meets on Today at 12:54:34 AM
Love it ...now gotta change my shift at work seen next week's rota and I'm working Sunday ... we'll see!!!

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Re: Club account with Trade Parts Services?
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:50:48 AM
You know what Rob... thats a great idea.

Because I have a thousand thing to do at the moment can I ask you to contact them and see what steps we need to take to implement something like that?

I agree... it would be a great deal.


Re: Buying a mk5 gti
Last Poster: Matthewsarg in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:03:49 AM
I'm glad to hear I won't be bending rods , that was the main draw back the lcr's, even at stage 2 I would feel like I'm on borrowed time, it seems both cars with mapping end up about the same but the lcr has to run lower torque due to the weaker rods! So I think it's decided time to start looking for a mk5 :)

On another note one thing I've heard about the mk5 is the inl

Re: Premier league dream team - mk5gti league
Last Poster: sub39h in Random Chat on Yesterday at 11:35:18 PM
Joined. Gotten back into football in the last couple of years but never done a fantasy football league so quite looking forward to it!

Re: Michelin super sports?
Last Poster: flashp in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:30:43 PM
Didn't you just say 'no option to sell'?  :P  :wink:

Just going for supersports now  :happy2:
Good choice. You'll enjoy them for sure!  :happy2:

Re: Candy White Golf GTI Ed. 30
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:20:09 PM
Got the pictures from the front BBK fitting process! :pomppomp:

OEM brakes:

OEM discs (312 mm) vs MB GL450 discs (350 mm):

Re: mk5 golf with bam engine
Last Poster: olethalb in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:15:22 PM
Qpeng do the tfsi - mk4 loom

It's alot easier to wire bam to mk5 but might struggle to get all the functions of the clock working properly, odd choice of conversion seeing as you can pick up a tfsi motor for the price of a bam

Last Poster: Johnny_tro in Detailing on Yesterday at 11:12:19 PM
Please can you advise your top three brands for detailing? and why?

Re: 18" Monza Wheels
Last Poster: Vwgticrazy in Wanted on Yesterday at 11:06:16 PM
I've just brought a set of genuine new Monza 18in Detroit from parts-depot in Crewe £399,they list them on eBay for £549.

K04 Turbo
Last Poster: Gaz in Wanted on Yesterday at 11:02:47 PM
After a MINT K04 turbo complete.

Any ancillaries to fit to a Mk6 GTI would be good including diverter valve pipework etc..

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Re: Wanted: Miltek Cat-back system!
Last Poster: Gaz in Wanted on Yesterday at 10:56:15 PM
Ive got a Milltek resonated centre section.. Great condition. £55 delivered to get it away..

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Re: Mix and matching items
Last Poster: Johnny_tro in Detailing on Yesterday at 10:49:41 PM
Please PM me mate? I'm new to all this well  :sick: if Im wasting ££ on wrong stiuff

Re: M9 XXR Black Magic More door Gti (Now with RS3 hubs/discs and calipers)
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:39:36 PM
Love those wheels but the OZ were much cheaper than the price VW asked for them. They suit well the mk5 too. :drinking:

Re: New member from Leicestershire.
Last Poster: maxitrol in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 10:37:22 PM
Welcome to the forum  Matt

Re: I need to make a decision
Last Poster: Stanipkiss in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:37:10 PM
B12 sportline all the way, I did over 40k on mine in a year and still went felt comfortable and towed easily.
Well worth the ££££

Control main relay?
Last Poster: Jayy26 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:36:48 PM
Anybody no where the control main relay is? Sent the codes to a mates dad who owns a car garage  and he said it's that and will cost £97?

Re: Got a Golf eventually... Mk6 Candy White GTi
Last Poster: Gaz in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:32:05 PM
Thanks! Do you have CKs rdfcpete?

Fitted some resistors for my genuine VW LED number plate lights, to get bulb warning error away. At least until i find a later BCM that can be coded for them fitted standard

Re-fitted engine cover, looks tidier with it.<

Hi new mk5 race car owner
Last Poster: Csl pb in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 10:11:42 PM
Soon to race it for the first time at brands

Re: After claying - pre polish?
Last Poster: dansmith180 in Detailing on Yesterday at 10:04:38 PM
Give it a rinse but that's all you need.


R32 rear bumper complete
Location: Amersham
Delivery or Collection

The rear is a new lower half all genuine vw new reflectors and diffuser . The diffuser has marks from storage but no damage on both items.
I'm happy to split these if I get interest postage is available but you take responsibility any questions drop me a call / text 07772480088.
A little flexible  if you want to leave a deposit etc to help you out .
Airtec intercooler
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    Location: Bathgate
    Delivery or Collection

    Brand new bought from Awesome Gti,never fitted comes with hoses and clips,selling car so no longer needed. For a mk6 Gti,not sure if it will fit others.
    Reasonable offers welcome
    December 2010 Golf R DSG
    Location: Sheffield
    Collection Only

    £24,995 OVNO

    Location :- Sheffield

    Most of you know my car by reputation and here it is up for sale.
    I thought long and hard about this, but it is now time to move on to pastures new.

    Below is the current specification

    Current Specification.

    Engine/power modifications

    GIAC stage 3 Extreme map - switchable through the GIAC switchloader which includes
    1. Pump map - usable everyday with WMI running or not
    2. Race map -  usable everyday, but MUST have WMI running and octane booster - alternatively 100octane or higher fuel with or without WMI running.
    3. Valet mode - restricts power during visits to dealers
    4. Kill switch - immobiliser.

    GIAC Stage 3 DSG software - this is a custom software and can be programmed as you like it and based on stage 2. Link below.

    HTA GTX3071R turbo

    Nortech Racing Systems GTX turbo kit with custom tubular manifold

    Nortech Racing Systems ( NRS ) 3.5" stainless steel custom downpipe with screamer pipe infeed.

    Nortech Racing Systems 3" stainless steel custom rear exhaust with titanium tips.

    RS4 Injectors

    Nortech custom intake to turbo with VF engineering MAF housing intake pipe and Evoms dry filter.

    RS4 136bar fuel pressure return valve

    R8 coilpacks

    Turbosmart Dual port BOV/DV

    Custom stainless steel and titanium exhaust with 3.5" downpipe and full 3" rear section.

    Loba High pressure fuel-pump.

    RS3 in-tank low pressure fuel-pump

    BSH throttle pipe

    WMI spacer.

    BSH Vacuum tap - for water methanol injection.

    E-Boost 2 boost controller

    Revo PCV fix.

    Eurojet FMIC

    NGK Iridium sparkplugs

    R8 "red" coilpacks

    Devil's own water methanol injection 2 injectors

    Suspension/drive-train Modifications

    HPA Haldex Gen IV race controller with remote switching

    Bilstein B16 PSS10 coilover suspension

    Whiteline heavy duty droplinks

    Full Powerflex poly bushing front and rear

    Whiteline Anti-lift kit

    H&R front and rear anti-roll bars

    8 Pot calipers and 2 piece AP racing discs - front

    Project MU race pads

    Upgrade 335mm vented rear discs

    Team Dynamics Pro race 1.2 alloys - 8x18 ET45 - 9kg per alloy

    Toyo R1R semi-slick tyres

    BSH engine mounts

    Cosmetic Modifications

    Seibon Carbon fibre bonnet

    RevoZsport carbon fibre grille

    Gloss black front and rear badges

    Audi TT custom paint engine cover

    Ghost Knit carbon fibre front lower splitter

    Ghost Knit carbon fibre rear roof spoiler lip extension

    TID Styling carbon fibre paddle shift extensions

    The car is Steel Grey
    5 door
    Has 34.5k miles on the clock.
    1 previous owner from new who chopped it in as his wife was expecting/just had twins.

    The OEM options are Satnav, phone prep, Dynaudio speaker upgrade, front and rear parking sensors, leather and even a rare option of a sunroof.

    The car is running lovely and can run up to 500bhp on 99 Ron fuel.
    It recently won fastest VW4WD class at GTI International and has run an 11.02 second pass already this year at Santa Pod.
    The car has always been serviced and looked after by Statller and has had more than just regular oil changes.
    A few minor blemishes on the bodywork, but nothing you wouldn't expect.
    Air con has been removed, but I would re-instate if anyone specifically wanted it who paid the asking price.

    Please, no tyre kickers and a test drive would only be allowed if you are fully covered by insurance to do so.
    Black Edition 30 for sale APR2+ Large spec
    Location: swansea
    Collection Only

    Volkswagen Golf GTI Edition 30 for sale         £10,500 ono
    Black 2007(07) Mk5 Golf GTI edition 30 for sale.  Car has 1 previous owner (2 including myself). 77,000 miles with minimal increase as car is not used on a daily bases, with a suitable deposit I’m happy to negotiate no further use. 
    The car has a full service history with initial servicing being done by VW in Cardiff and subsequent servicing carried out by Awesome GTI Manchester either yearly or on 10,000 miles which ever came first. MOT Test carried out Jul ‘15 with no advisories.
    As standard the car came with Xenon headlights, highline dash, auto lights and auto dimming rear mirror, heated half leather seats, auto dropping parking side mirror, rain sensor and puddle lights.
    Original BBS 18” alloys remain with minor curbing.  All wheels have nearly new Dunlop Sport-Maxx RT tyres. 
    Paintwork is in good condition for age however some stone chips mainly on the front bumper with one or two on the bonnet.
    The car over the 4 years of my ownership has undergone a number of modifications all parts used have been of the highest quality and installed by Awesome GTI Manchester.  The Cam belt change was done at around the 55,000mile service mark at its 4year age along with water pump. Cam follower has also been changed in past service.  Large number of receipts and invoices for parts and servicing remain.  A rolling road print out showing the power figures will also be with the car.
    - APR Stage 2+ Fully Loaded Software with Cruise Control (363bhp, 450 torque) booklet and pin code provided
    - APR Upgrade High pressure fuel pump
    - Audi S3 Intercooler (original can be included in sale)
    - ITG Maxogen Intake System
    - Non-Resonated Milltek turbo back exhaust system with High Flow Catalyst
    - Neuspeed Carbon Fibre engine cover (modified original can be included)
    - Draft42 gear linkage bushings
    - Audi R8 Coil packs and NGK Iridium spark plugs.
    - Helix Clutch

    Suspension and Handling:
    - KW Variant 3 Coilover – lowered slightly (with recently new bushings in rear dampers and new springs on front) damping and rebound adjustable – set up on KW advised UK road settings.
    - H&R front and rear Anti roll bars
    - White line anti lift kit
    - S3 alloy front control arms with Whiteline Bushes
    - Powerflex dog-bone mount Bush & Insert.
    - Leon Cupra Mk2 front Brake kit (345mm front disks)
    - Recent new rear brake caliper for handbrake and 2 new rear disks
    Interior and styling:
    - RNS510 Multi-CD / Radio head unit with Satellite Navigation
    - Mk6 Golf GTI red stitched multi-function steering wheel
    - Highline Clocks
    - Mk6 Edition 35 gear knob (standard edition 30 included in sale)
    - Carbon Fibre effect wing mirrors (originals can be included)
    - Carbon Fibre front VW badge
    - ‘Hot Climate Spec’ Open fog lamp grilles
    MK6 climatronic panel and mk5 panel with Webasto function for sale
    Location: Leeds
    Delivery or Collection

    Hi everybody,
    Got used mk6 climatronic panel for sale, heated version, in good condition. 48 delivered, if paying by paypal + fees. Collection welcomed.
    Got mk5 heated panel as well, heated with Webasto heater function. 38 delivered.