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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: Silly cheap edition 30 4k
Last Poster: unzippy in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:12:43 AM
Too good to be true...

Re: At what power would you go 4WD?
Last Poster: baka in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:51:16 PM
A 2+ k03 quattro will be pretty quick but it wouldn't set my pants on fire. What sort of stuff are you used to driving?

I do love my GTI and it'll be a bit silly putting a k04 in, but I guess I'm kind of commited to that now. If I had the chance to do it again (knowing I'm a sucker for tuning

Wanted: Cruise control retrofit kit
Last Poster: chrism3 in Wanted on Yesterday at 11:04:46 PM
Hi all, have a 2006 (06) Mk5 GTi and looking for the full kit to retrofit cruise control.

What you got?


Re: what do you find irritating?
Last Poster: Juliand in Random Chat on Yesterday at 10:56:58 PM
Cyclists in pedestrianised shopping areas...... The way they bomb through so fast, not a care for anyone but their own need to get somewhere fast. This seems a relatively recent thing, over the last couple of years. Prior to that I'm sure they were more courteous.

Maybe its just a new gen

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:55:54 PM
10 minute ITV (MOT) Today and hit 100,000 miles.

@dazza hello mate, where did you get that carbon effect dial surround

Re: Scott's Gti, new member!
Last Poster: AJP in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:51:14 PM
This is a really good starting point. NQSBBK and uprated mounts are great mods, and neither would have been cheap.

Get a bigger downpipe and uprated fuel pump if and when you're after more power.

Nice motor. Welcome aboard.

Re: Number Plate Stickers
Last Poster: rich83 in Product Reviews on Yesterday at 10:17:48 PM
Just use a marker pen and draw the line to make the 11 a H

Re: Bonelorry's Diamond Black Edition 30
Last Poster: AJP in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:03:30 PM
I think you should be looking at uprating the brakes soon Simon. Obviously something OEM. Have a read of this..


Re: Newbie from Slovenia
Last Poster: AJP in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 09:56:16 PM
Welcome along fellow European

What are you planning on upgrading?

Re: Suspension help needed
Last Poster: bonelorry in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:56:12 PM
As mentioned, VWR Spring and Damper kit is my next purchase for my Edition 30 along with the Superpro Anti lift Kit :happy2:

Re: Bonelorrys Alloy Wheel Thread
Last Poster: Rampage in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:43:53 PM
Always wondered what Pescaras with the inside parts painted black (like Monza 2's) would look like...  :thinking:

Re: Pedro's 05 GTI, Black Magic Pearl
Last Poster: prp74 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:39:44 PM
Personally I think these look better then the silver ones. I have a graphite blue GTi, and was thinking about having the alloys refurbed. If you ever decide to sell let me know  :happy2:

Re: Skuncan's R32
Last Poster: prp74 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:01:52 PM
Stunning pictures  :congrats:

Re: Seized engine on my bkd GTs
Last Poster: HandyAndy in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:49:31 PM
Cheers for putting me right Craig. I thought the pipe to it was a little large to  e carrying oil.

The car has been part ex'd now  :happy2: :happy2:

Re: WANTED: Edition 30, 5 dr, Manual, Mileage below 60k
Last Poster: g7jhp in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:47:47 PM
Thanks the reply. There must be a few of the 2,281 Edition 30' delivered in the UK which still fit my spec!

Re: Mk6 flat bottom steering wheel on a Mk5 Golf
Last Poster: axsweb in FAQ's on Yesterday at 08:44:27 PM
U need a CH version steering wheel control module,  steering wheel and airbag with buttons and if you already have cruise control then you need to change it to a version G.  To see how to fit it, there's a video I've made on YouTube. Just search for mk5 golf multifunction steering wheel

Re: Ebay discount code
Last Poster: AJP in Random Chat on Yesterday at 08:33:10 PM
Is the new GFB DV really better than Oem, people used to say they leaked some boost
Older models, before the revision, and certainly the fakes, did perform questionably. Vendor is key. Pretty sure Awesome GTI sell the new revision, which by all recent accounts responds fast

Re: Loba or APR HPFP
Last Poster: markjj in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:31:02 PM
Hi. I have a hpfp with autotech internals fitted if your interested. Pump in good condition no cracks to the top. Internals some around 5k. Pics on request. Looking for £320 delivered. Thanks.

Could anyone with VCDS in essex give me a helping hand?
Last Poster: RobboGTI in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:05:24 PM
Hi guys. I hope this is in the right place or not against the rules.

I have had the battery disconnected from my gti for a while and usually I can reset the steering angle sensor light from the full lock sequence but it seems I'm unable to do that now.

Looking online and through the forums it looks like I need to do a basic settings test from vcds?

Last Poster: Golf_GT_TDI in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:56:35 PM
2nd set of Conti 5's love them never any issues, very good dry grip but exceptional wet grip, drive with confidence  :happy2:


Hpfp with autotech internals.
Location: Stoke
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection

Hpfp with autotech internals fitted. Mk5 Gti edition 30 s3. Internals done around 5k. Pump in good condition. No cracks to the top. Collection of delivery.  More pics on request
June 2015 MK7 Golf R, Manual, Pure White, 19" Pretoria alloys
Location: Solihull
Collection Only

For sale is my June 2015 5 Door Golf R.
She is standard spec with upgraded 19'' Pretoria's with Michelin Pilot Super Sport Tyres all round, with at least 6mm of tread.
The car has covered just over 11k miles, and has been cherished by me since new, being regularly decontaminated and polished (I used to run a detailing company). She has only ever been ran on Shell Nitro or Tesco 99 (all receipts to prove this).
Garaged every night without fail and has never been left out in the cold on her own! Serviced by VW last month.
There are some subtle modifications fitted currently, so I will price the car with and without as I am more than comfortable with removing all mods. Only ran a tuning box for a few thousand miles, and never OBD re-mapped.
Specification currently as follows:
Milltek non res cat back valved exhaust, with cerakote black tips.
Volkswagen Racing R600
Volkswagen Racing springs
10mm rear Eibach spacers
Blue R badge stickers, and matching front blue splitter (obviously can all be removed easily)
The Prets have been custom painted in a very subtle Audi light grey (as used on R8 wheels)
Black door mirror caps ( I have the originals )
Please do not contact me about purchasing any of these items separately, I will only sell these items if the new owner wants the car standard.
Private plate not included, will be MT15 TTF.
I have genuinely cared for this car as if it was one of my children. My daily commute always see's around 37mpg, and the boring motorway route can easily achieve 40-42mpg. Astounding for a car with this much power! (thats why I wanted a manual)
Price without mods £24,000 price with mods £25,500
The car is located for viewing in Solihull, or Coventry during working hours.
Feel free to contact me if you need any more photos/info etc. You can contact me on 07702 328286 greenouse@ymail.com
Polar Fis advanced PF03
Location: Cork City, Ireland
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection

Complete Polar fis advanced PF03 unit.

I bought a new unit because i thought this one was faulty, turns out there was nothing wrong with it, my engine ECU had somehow dropped the Polar database, meaning i couldn't see the engine parameters, this unit has since been given the all clear from Polar, seeing as it was a simple firmware re flash.

Any questions fire away

Price includes delivery from Ireland
VW Golf GTI Edition 30 DSG Stage 2+ (5 Door)
Location: Birmingham
Collection Only

Just seeing what interest i get :)

2008 Ex VW Demo Car Edition 30 DSG finished in Diamond Pearl Black (5 door)

Mileage is at 82,--- Will increase as used regularly, Leamington Spa VW used it as an Demo car then was given to the managers wife who owned it ever since till early this year (she had it for 8years) so got 1 owner really

Full comprehensive Service History from main dealers, last one done only 1000miles ago had a major service last year cost near enough £900 including timing belt, waterpump, dsg oil change and filters. I have the service book stamped along with all the servicing receipts to hand

DSG Gearbox with Paddle Shift
Highline Display
Heated half leather seats with electric lumbar support
Factory Adapative Bi-Xenons (Led Sidelights Fitted)
Heated Washer Jets
Folding Heated Side Mirrors with Puddle Lights
Auto Lights, Auto Wipers, Auto Dimming Interior Mirror
RNS510 Sat Nav Screen (Memory card supported, Also been updated to latest maps/cams)
6 CD changer under arm rest
Aux Input
Rear Parking Sensors

3.5" Downpipe with 3" Catback
Revo Induction Kit
Pro Alloy Intercooler
CTS Throttle Pipe
CTS Discharge Pipe with Turbo Muffler Delete
Autotech Fuel Pump
Runner Flap Delete
R8 Coilpacks
Rev G DV with Forge DV Hose
R-Tech Twin plate Heat Shield
R-Tech PCV Delete
H&R Lowering Springs
Carbon Fibre Paddle Extensions

Had new DV Fitted, Cam Follower, NGK Plugs, Inlet cleaned with new injector seals put in along with Millers Nanodrive oil and DSG Oil change before mapping

Have receipts present for above parts purchased from AKS Tuning

Mapped by Niki at R-tech produced 361Bhp and 390 torque, Both Engine and DSG Box mapped its a fun car :)

Sorry about poor pictures, but just testing the waters to see if i get any interest on the car
Audi S-Line Flat Bottom Steering Wheel
Location: Whittlesey
Postage: £15.00
Delivery or Collection

Almost BRAND NEW!!

Replaced by Audi as marks on top (as shown in pic)

No Air-Bag Included.
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