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on April 23, 2016, 07:43:48 AM
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Re: The EU vote,
Last Poster: sub39h in Random Chat on Today at 05:17:56 AM
we are leaving it would be better for everyone if we do it together

So I suppose we should always just lie back and accept things that happen to us, even if we don't agree with them?


Re: Dan648v's Edition 30- Vwfestival
Last Poster: Spankiee in Members Rides on Today at 04:50:51 AM
i realised after i should of used an impact bit thingy. ohh well.

got back from R tech yesterday. was a long old day.

300hp i got and 307ftlp. that will do me nicely. it was like 31 degrees outside though so intake temps were struggling and my  battered air con rad didn't help.


Re: wanted Mk5 R32 front bumper
Last Poster: kam in Wanted on Today at 01:53:23 AM
I have a grill for sale in the main section and a few other bumper parts drop me a text / call if interested 07772480088


Rns510 coding problem
Last Poster: neiller in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 01:17:21 AM

Hi

When I do an auto scan my navigation/radio is showing as not coded correctly. Can anyone give me a sample of the coding in their car mine is not bose I. Have the factory ipod doc !

Cheers
Neiller

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Re: What boost pressure should i be expecting?
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:54:05 PM
What car? What engine? What stage of tune?


Re: maxitrols build thread 25-6-16
Last Poster: maxitrol in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:44:59 PM
Car will think its his birthday with that amount of fuel



Re: Ram Air Induction Kit
Last Poster: siggik in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:35:45 PM
Hey guys, i just bought the oversized intake, the "manual" is sh*t  :laugh:

but my proplem is since i got k04, how do i connect the hose to the bung ??

the small hose that connected to the old turbo intake is just sitting there open


2007 ED30 btw


Re: R5GTT'S TFSI OEM +
Last Poster: r5gtt in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:31:36 PM
Yeah but the mk5 would have sh*t 312 brakes.... these are proper
Then sell it for 3.500 then but your set up  :signLOL:


Re: Rippers finished black gti build
Last Poster: ducman77 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:18:33 PM
Lovely car. Lots of nice mods there :smiley: :happy2:
Those are super power figures from the remap.

I've a stage 1 map on my car but have since fitted a full 3in turbo back exhaust and RamAir induction. I'm waiting a little while till I can afford a Peron Intercooler and them I'm heading back for stage 2 mapping.

I'll be absolutely chuffed if I make clo


Re: Revo map removal
Last Poster: Johnsy in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:06:55 PM
Just tell him it's standard


Re: Retro fitters in Essex
Last Poster: phatedition30 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:01:58 PM


Pedro's 05 GTI, Black Magic Pearl
Last Poster: peter_booker2003 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:57:38 PM
New to the forum, hello all.

Recently bought a 05 GTi in Black Magic Pearl. Looked and looked and looked and settled with this one. Mega amount of spec which sealed the deal in fairness.
Booked in for a Cambelt and water pump in 2 weeks as they are due.

Spec wise:

Xenons
MFD2
Cream leather interior
Electric sunroof, electric


Re: Mkv gti Axx how to remove cam lifters?
Last Poster: GTI-MATT in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 09:39:41 PM
No is the answer i replaced all 16 roller follows for a mate who over revved his engine. You dont have to completly remove the camshafts but u need to take the camshaft carrier plate off so you can jus lift the camshafts enough to slide the new followers under. U also need to remove the cam chain and timing belt to allow this to happen.


Re: Service book stamp issue!
Last Poster: maxitrol in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:07:07 PM
when i moved house i have misplaced my service book but got the receipts to show its been done or would point the buyer to my build thread


Re: Nibz Silver mk5
Last Poster: Martk19871 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 08:55:24 PM
Getting some bits painted are we! I really need to get my skirts painted reflex silver, one of my next jobs!


Dimming Dash lights
Last Poster: gttdigoof in MK6 General Area on Yesterday at 08:44:48 PM
Driving last night on an unlit road, I thought the dash was a bit bright so tried to dim the lights, problem was I found the radio and the red illumination dimmed but the cluster didn't.

Do I have a problem or is it the same on all R's ?


Re: PCV and diverted valve part numbers for a 55 reg gti
Last Poster: AJP in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:31:36 PM
Revision G diverter valve 06F145710G

Revision R PCV 06F129101R


Re: Dealers had car for 3 days.
Last Poster: Dan_FR in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:21:29 PM
Bet they have put a few dozen hard miles on your car whilst it's been there too


Re: Redgolfdom's...red golf
Last Poster: RedGolfDom in Members Rides on Yesterday at 04:58:53 PM
Got round to painting my brake calipers finally! Was going to do it about a year ago in yellow but decided against it and gone with the red,  a bit of hammerite and some drying time and theyre looking well!  Sorry for the dirty wheels  :sick:

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Shoutbox

Sold
MK5 Golf GTI 2005 Black 5 Door Manual
£4800.00
Location: West Midlands
Collection Only

Stunning MK5 Golf GTI in pearlescent diamond black (LC9Z)

Registered 06.10.05
89,750 miles (may go up slightly)
Manual 6 speed transmission
4 previous keepers
Full Documented Service History
Owners manuals and V5 present
2 sets of keys
HPI Clear



Here we have for sale my much loved Golf GTI. I have owned the car for just over 18 months and being an enthusiast I have maintained the car to a high standard whilst adding some improvements. This hasn't been an easy decision but I have just purchased a new car. The car has had 2 MOT's during my ownership which it has sailed through without any advisories





Exterior
The cars overall condition for the age is a credit to its former keepers. The car has been lavished with love over the years. The car has always been washed, polished and waxed. There are some stone chips and small/minor scratches but lets not forget this is an 11 year old car now. I am probably being over critical but I prefer to be as honest as possible

Interior
Non Smoker: Standard Grey/Tartan cloth interior in good condition. Small hole on drivers bolster which is a weak point on MK5's. Didn't have it repaired as it has never really bothered me. The rest of the interior is in great condition. Cherry red hazard switch and chrome tipped window switches have been installed. Air-con was regassed on 04.08.16 ready for its new owner

Upon purchase in March 2015 the car was completely standard, during my ownership the following improvements have been made:

Engine
Ramair panel filter
Superpro dogmount insert

Exterior
US style front grill (No recess/holes for mounting number plate) plate is attached with adhesive pads
Gloss black front VW badge
Open vented fog light grills
MK 6 Gloss black rear badge/handle
Rear wiper delete
Black GTI badges front and back
Edition 30 rear bumper (Has parking sensors but not hooked up)
Road legal aluminium pressed reg plates
ABT Tuning reg plate surround (rear only)
Audi A6 exhaust tips
LED rear number plate lights (Canbus error free)
Bee-Sting aerial

Wheels & Suspension
ECS subframe spacer kit
AMAX height adjustable coilover suspension - Fitted April 2016
(original GTI suspension can be included in sale)
18" Porsche Turbo Replica alloys made by Hartmann *RARE*
(Incredibly rare to find in direct 5x112 fit) powdercoated last year with no kerb marks

Comprehensive Service History
02.10.06 - 7,219 miles - VW South Hereford
26.09.07 - 11,901 miles - VW South Hereford
15.07.08 - 16,613 miles - VW South Hereford
02.06.09 - 27,631 miles - VW Gilbert Lawton
17.02.10 - 37,191 miles - VW Gilbert Lawson (Cambelt & Water Pump)
07.04.10 - 38,758 miles - VW Gilbert Lawson
15.12.10 - 48,547 miles - VW Gilbert Lawson
29.09.11 - 59,302 miles - VW Gilbert Lawson
01.08.12 - 65,479 miles - VW Gilbert Lawson
17.10.14 - 76,232 miles - VW PArkway Derby
05.11.15 - 83,700 miles - Dub Unit Tamworth (Cambelt & Water Pump)

Next service (minor) due Nov 16 or at 93k - Oil/filter & plugs change only

The car drivers faultlessly and has been a joy to own. Gear changes are crisp and the engine is smooth and strong throughout the rev range. Its new owner will really not be disappointed. This is a lot of car for the money.

I think I have covered everything but if you have any questions please do not hesitate to call/text - 07985777320

£4800 ovno

Thanks
Jamie
Breaking whole car
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    Location: Bishop Auckland
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    Breaking full car so please message me for prices etc and il upload pictures of item on here or you can text me on 07500048869.

    SOLD:
    Sunroof switch
    Front vw badge
    Outer air vents x2
    Dashboard side panels x2
    Fuel flap
    All 3 Aluminium pedals
    Front center roof switches/light panel
    Both front footwell lights
    Boot light
    Ash tray 12v socket
    Front centre air vents
    Front struts
    Alloys x4
    Steering wheel
    Rear driver side outta taillight
    Front driver side fog light
    Gearbox
    Front grill
    Lower centre grill
    gear knob
    ESP and tyre pressure buttons
    Locking wheel bolts + locking key
    Coil packs
    Hpfp
    Front + rear seats
    Door cards/trims x4
    Black grab handles x4
    Black sun visors x2
    Black A pillar trim x2
    Black C pillar trim x2
    Driver side b piller trim
    Driver side window motor
    Front wiper motor and linkages
    Heater blower motor
    Gearbox mount
    Front passenager side hub
    Space saver wheel
    Glove box
    Cheap VW RNS510 LED SatNav
    £250.00
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      Location: Leeds
      Postage: £15.00
      Delivery Only

      As I upgraded to DAB version, selling my own RNS510 LED C version. Selling cheap as it has mint skoda front fitted. The difference is only main buttons font is skoda one and it has speaker button instead star. Ilumination is red and all logos are VW. Has proper firmware installed, latest maps with speed cameras, VIM activated etc. Comes with code card and GPS arial.
      250 collected or 265 delivered, no offers. If paying via Paypal + fees.
      FOR SALE - Red 2006 MK5 GTI ED30 look-a-like. "Fully Loaded"
      £7500.00
      Location: Essex
      Collection Only

      A very reluctant sale but we have seen a house we want to buy and this will bump up our deposit.

      Members of this forum will probably be familiar with the car already and there is a long thread with everything I've done to it here:
      http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,35270.0.html

      I run a detailing company (Cambridge Autogleam) and I am pretty OCD about this car and even though its "only a golf" its my little baby and I'm gutted to have to put it for sale as its worth way more to me than its monetary value. (Only selling due to a house purchase which A means I need some funds for a deposit and B I won't have a garage at the new place)

      I bought the car in 2011 and the car has been garaged for the last 3 years and will be handed over cleaned to the standard I'd expect to buy a car in.

      During my ownership I also had the front wings replaced under warranty and at the same time I paid for the bonnet and bumper to be repainted to freshen the car up and get rid of the stone chips. If your in the market for a Golf MK5 make sure this has been done as most would be out of warranty now.

      I realise selling a car like this is always tough as I'd like to recoup some of the costs that have gone into it. I'm going to advertise it for a couple of weeks as it is and then if there is no interest I may put it back to standard.

      This is ideal for someone who would want to buy a standard car and fit all these parts anyway. You can see below how much it has all cost so doing it this way would save you a considerable amount!

      Spec and price as new.

      Basic car OTR, 3dr DSG GTi - £20,982
      18" Monza 2 alloys - £445 (no longer on the car and sold. now running 19" BBS)
      Cruise Control - £270
      DVD Nav system inc highline dash / arm rest / 6cd changer - £1845 (nav removed and sold, 6cd arm rest in place but not connected. now running RCD510DAB)
      Bi-Xenon lights - £725
      Full Leather seats inc heated seats - £1645 (now swapped for ED30 heated seats)
      Electric folding and auto dimming mirrors - £180
      Rear Parking Sensors - £295
      Multifunction Steering Wheel - £375 (now swapped for MK6 GTi Multifunction wheel)
      Electric Glass Sunroof - £495
      Winter Pack - £200

      The car also has Lux Pack and Light Pack which I was never able to find details of the price but the Light Pack is excellent with extra footwell lights and puddle lights under the mirrors which light up when you unlock the car.

      Total - £27,457

      Extras added since new and how the car currently sits

      ED30 Look

      ED30 front splitter / side skirts / rear lower bumper / red stitched hand brake / red stitched golf ball dsg gear shifter - £unknown price, added by previous owner
      ED30 3dr Interior - £500
      ED30 Dark Rear lights with white fog lens mod - £135
      MK6 GTI DSG Multifunction red stitched steering wheel - £300
      MK6 'CH' steering controller - £115
      OSIR GT metal DSG shifters - £45
      Genuine BBS CH 19x8j - £500 plus refurb in satin black with silver lip £400
      New genuine BBS centre caps in carbon finish - £60
      Michelin Pilot Super Sports 225/35/19 88Y XL - £650
      Respray bonnet and bumper and wings (wings replaced under warranty)- £650

      The badge / boot handle has been colour coded and the small front splitter and rear diffuser section painted in contrasting metallic black compared to a standard car which has this part in the body colour. Have a look at other cars and hopefully you will agree with me that this small modification makes a big difference.

      The front numberplate plinth has been smoothed and wrapped in black vinyl to get rid of the numberplate holes and the number plate attaches by strong magnets and has passed 3 MOTs. If you so wish though the numberplate can easily be stuck in place with conventional sticky pads.

      The car has just had 2 brand new Michelin Super Sport tyres and the other 2 were only a year old on the rear so are barely worn. All 4 wheels have just been refurbished and fitted with new genuine BBS centre caps.

      Power and Handling

      Milltek cat back non res exhaust - £300
      R-Tech Stage 1 remap - £290
      H&R lowering Springs - £300 fitted
      H&R rear 24mm Solid ARB - £200 fitted
      Whiteline Anti-Lift Kit - £120

      The slightly lowered suspension is not crashy or harsh and again, it out drives a lot of more modern cars.

      The power increase makes this car more powerful than a standard Edition30 which had 230bhp. The Whittline Anti-Lift mod is well known in the MK5 GTI world and almost completely eliminates torque steer. The first time I drove the car after this suspension mod it almost felt 4wd such was the added traction and stability when accelerating around a corner.

      The rear brakes (discs and pads) were replaced last year at the same time as the front brake upgrade was carried out. The front brakes are from the Mk7 Golf R. Lots of people upgrade to the 345mm brakes from the MK6 Golf R / Audi S3. These MK7 Golf R brakes I chose are 340mm so are slightly lighter and the piston in the MK7R caliper is larger so the overall braking force compared to the MK6R upgrade is better making it a more effective upgrade.

      ICE

      RCD510DAB headunit - £230
      Latest CANBUS - £75
      AUX 3.5mm input - £25
      JL XD400/4 amp - £290
      Hertz HSK163 speakers - £360
      JL 10W3V3-4 Sub - £150
      Custom Sub Enclosure - £160
      Misc ICE wiring and sound deadening - £100
      Audison Bit Ten with remote in custom ash tray location - £180
      VW 7P6 J revision Bluetooth handsfree / audio streaming - £140

      With the interior updates to the newer style headunit with bluetooth that plays from iPhones etc and displays the track names, the newer style heating controls and speedo with the white text info panel like the Golf MK6, it feels like a much more modern car.. part of the reason I've kept it for so long as it simply wasn't worth upgrading to the MK6 GTI.

      Misc

      All interior and exterior bulbs changed to LED with no bulb errors - £30
      Mk6 red halo highline clocks - £240
      Mk6 Climate controls - £140
      OEM LED Number Plate lights - £25
      340mm MK7 Golf R brakes - £500
      HEL Braided lines all round - £80

      £6790 worth of upgrades / improvements.
      Plus all the usual servicing and maintenance costs which have all been done on time.

      As I mentioned I'm a detailer by trade (Cambridge Autogleam) and I have looked after the car as I would a customers car so I'd say you probably won't find a cleaner / shinier car out there.

      The car currently has 94k miles and this will change slightly as I'm still using the car occasionally.

      All servicing has been done on time including the important DSG services and have been main dealer earlier in the cars life and then VW specialists later on. I have the manual, 2 keys, service book and a little file of the most relevant receipts and MOT history. Aircon pump was recently changed and the system re-gassed.

      As you can perhaps tell, lots of research went on before any of the upgrades and the result is a very usable, surprisingly fast yet comfortable little car that out performs many modern hatchback for a fraction of the price!

      Viewing is highly recommended which can be done in the Leigh-on-Sea area by appointment.

      Thanks for looking.

      email nathan@cambridgeautogleam.com
      phone 07710494878
      MDI loom for glovebox or armret
      £30.00
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        MDI Loom - suits glovebox or armrest MDI, don't know what more to tell!
        Don't think it allows aux-in, but connects to MDI and then the quadlock in the car. You'll need a module and a lead to then connect the iPod and that up.

        £30 via paypal delivered or collected from Leicester.
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