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mk5 GTI Pirelli
on November 13, 2018, 08:35:44 AM
Hiya chaps, hope this is alright here, I will be putting my beloved pirelli up on autotrader this weekend,  will be purchasing a caddy/transporter so I'm keeping it VW
Re: MK6 MFSW module compatibility with MK5?
Last Poster: Golf5 GT in Technical Workshop on Today at 02:40:48 PM
I have a spare module for anyone interested part no. 1K0-953-549-BD

Yours for the price of postage.

According to the wiki,

1K0-953-549-BD   Type 2   SW 0070   Highline   Yes   1.3   #1, #2

#2: Manual Transmission only, does NOT support Ignition Key Lock.
#3: B

Re: Charcoal canister pipe assembly.
Last Poster: Bo! in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:33:27 PM
Thanks for the part number v4rley.
unfortunately for me it’s been diagnosed as a leaky injector seal on number 1, not the hose.

Re: Bad fuel smell in car
Last Poster: Bo! in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:29:52 PM
I have had it in garage today, they have said the hose is ok.
Diagnosed visually injector 1 as having an issue fuel leaking from that area so more than likely injector seals. Not going to be cheap 🤑

Re: rns510 v16 new maps
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 02:13:05 PM
It's Navteq who makes the maps. They should do a better job... like consult Google Maps before issuing a new update! :signLOL:

Re: No more 3door Golf Rs...WTF?
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Random Chat on Today at 02:11:48 PM
I was a bit shocked when I saw a video on Youtube about this issue from an R8 owner! :surprised:

Re: Rear brakes DIY - any tips?
Last Poster: 4ndy in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:34:29 PM
I had to remove a serious amount of crap from the spline bolt before tapping the bit in fully. I used AC90 fluid on the bolts. a few applications and a wire brush   :happy2: 

Re: Anyone on here teasing shmee150 on the ring?
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:13:34 PM
I'll have to watch Harrys Garage, I don't think I've seen that before. Volkswizard is good to watch, (He's got an Ed30). ProjectBinky (Bad Obsession Motorsport) is a good one, putting a Celica Engine in a Mini lots of custom fabricating and very skilled machining. There are a couple of channels with g

Re: 25k first service
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:28:46 PM
Lol, people get so hung up on stamps in a book.   Get a cheap smartphone camera on a rope, poke it through the gaps under the oil cap.  If the head casting is bright metal, that's all you need to know.  Stamps mean feck all.

Sounds like you should buy a brand new 7R.  Being the first owner is the only way to satisfy your pickiness  :smiley:

Re: Clutch noise in the Pirelli
Last Poster: Pudding in Technical Workshop on Today at 12:20:31 PM
When I ordered my Helix, I had to specify the DMF brand.  Not sure why, Helix didn't give a reason for it!

Yeah I know, clutches and DMFs are like buying washing machines.  Expensive and don't enhance your life in any way  :grin:

Re: Link To Rear GTI Badge
Last Poster: lukemk5gti in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:10:29 AM
partsdepot_uk on eBay have them for £20 at the moment.  Not sure how that differs with the dealer. 

They  sell genuine parts - I've got a few things from them in the last for a lot less than dealers.

Thank you!

That's it - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GEN

Re: MK6 GTD - Reliable or not?
Last Poster: Shoduchi in MK6 General Area on Today at 12:13:06 AM
As I wrote before, the mk6 GTD has a CR170 engine. It’s reliable. DPF issues can always happen if you do too many short runs.

Re: Turbo Flutter/Surge off throttle - DV solenoid?
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:43:02 PM
Probably not the DV then.  FWIW I put a Rev D in mine the other week.  Everyone says they leak but mine hold boost just fine  :happy2:

Yeah the N75 is a pain to get at.  I think there was a revision on it, so if you bought one recently it will be the updated one!
I have

Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
Last Poster: Deano45 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:50:46 AM
How noisy was the ram air set up?

Difficult to explain this one but its a lot louder than stock lots of intake noise from 2k RPM ..on a plus point it does feel more responsive. i had a revo intake on my last mk5 and this is louder than that.

lots on vide

Re: Wingback seats
Last Poster: fakie1977 in Mk5 General Area on December 17, 2018, 10:47:17 PM
You can easily fit airbag delete cables that you can find on ebay, for example.

Can you post link to one please?

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Which Brembo front pads - 2 part No's?
Last Poster: shail in Mk5 General Area on December 17, 2018, 08:29:33 PM
Anyone running Brembo standard pads on the front?

Brembo have 2 part numbers: P08075 and P85146, each with very slightly different dimensions (length of pad is about 1.5mm different)

Did the Mk5 come with 2 different caliper/carrier designs?  I don't want to put the wrong ones in and find that they don't fit.

Re: front wings rusty
Last Poster: DaveyBoyWonder in Mk5 General Area on December 17, 2018, 01:16:58 PM
Its 10 years plus 2 years goodwill (even though the manual says 12). Thats what they told me earlier this year. I tried and failed to get mine repaired under warranty.

They came up with every excuse why the couldn't do it and contradicted themselves many times. Wasn't worth the hassle in

Re: Anyone running Michelin Cross Climate all season tyres?
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on December 17, 2018, 12:47:56 PM
/\ what he said.

All seasons aren't as good as a summer tyre in the summer, and not as good as a winter tyre in the winter, so are a compromise not worth paying for.  

I had the cross climates on an Alfa 147 years ago and they were only slightly better on snow.  Absolutely no comparison to their full fat Alpin winter tyre.

FWIW, the PS4s with reaso

Re: UsualSuspect - highline coding
Last Poster: absolute in Member Recommendations and Useful Links on December 16, 2018, 07:26:47 PM
I would also like to recommend @Usual Suspect for his extensive knowledge, patience & helpful attitude.

What a true asset to this forum and community  :happy2:

Cheers pal!

Re: My Black 3 Door Manual ED30 No2297
Last Poster: AJP in Members Rides on December 16, 2018, 04:33:40 PM
I wouldn't get too hung up about the standard rear section of your exhaust. From learning lots about these TFSIs over the years it's pretty much solid consensus that the downpipe and cat is massively more of a bottleneck to flow than the rear section. Yes, in an ideal world you'd have a full system with shiny tailpipes or even the clever valved rear section of a BCS Powervalve, but

MK5 GTI open fog grille right hand
Last Poster: gixerben in Wanted on December 16, 2018, 12:37:39 PM
After a genuine open fog grille for the right hand side (driver side) must be complete, genuine and in good condition. thanks


Sequential smoked mirror indicators
Location: IOW
Postage: £5.00
Delivery Only

Here I am offering a pair of smoked mirror indicators that have also been modified to include full length leds to produce sequential flowing indicators. 100% plug and play, brand new units

They come complete with all tools needed to fit, which is a long T10 Allen wrench which means there shouldn’t be a need to remove the mirror motor saving time and effort. They are a night and day diffence to the standard units (video shows agains my inpro smoked on the passenger side)

See the video attached in link below photos  https://streamable.com/1tet6
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    Location: Northwich
    Postage: £20.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Bought this kit with the intention of fitting but can't see myself fitting it now.
    FULL Standard Brake Setup MK5 GOLF ED30
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      Location: Northwich
      Postage: £20.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Bought this full brake setup but never ended up using it.

      Buyer should purchase new bolts for both the caliper carrier and guide sleeves. They come with the set but for the sake of a few quid put your safety first.
      New bits for sale: Brembo brakes, bushes, diverter, coilpack etc
      Location: Brackley
      Collection Only

      New / unused parts for mk5 Golf GTI (sold the car before installing)

      SOLD - Brembo front discs & pads: £100
      (312mm Brembo front brake discs, part number: 09.9772.11, Brembo front brake pads, part number: P85075) - SOLD

      Set of front wishbone bushes: £45
      (Meyle Heavy Duty console bushes 1001990085/HD & 1001990086/HD, 2x Front Lemforder bushes 29916 01)

      Genuine VW Diverter valve (06F145710G): £35

      Genuine coilpack (07K905715F): £20 (always kept one in the boot just incase!)

      Single DIN stereo facia & wiring: £10 (Connects2 stuff I bought to install a single din Alpine stereo, but then chose to go OEM. Includes a stick on DAB ariel. Used the power cable once to test the stereo, but beyond that never installed/used any of it.)

      Brakes - local pick up only as they weigh a lot.
      Other items posted at cost, though prefer local pick up.

      Thanks for looking!
      Mk5 / A3 engine cover and air intake
      Location: Dudley, West Mids
      Postage: £10.00
      Delivery or Collection

      I bought this to replace a VWR setup on my old Mk5 GTi.. I didn't, and now it's surplus to requirements. Offers welcomed. It seems in good nic aside from a crack on the left of the cover. I will clean it up before sending it.

      Made up of the engine cover (whatever the part number is, I can't find it) and the following intake parts:
      - 06F 129 627 F
      - 1K0 129 618 AH
      - 1K0 805 971 C
      Inpro smoked indicators
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        Location: IOW
        Postage: £5.00
        Delivery Only

        Pair of used inpro smoked mirror indicators units, great for replacing the shiny oem units. Only selling as upgraded to dynamics units in the summer so these are now surplus
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