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Re: New Key/Coding
Last Poster: PatchySan in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:37:54 AM
As you used Midland VW before you could get your second spare key programmed by them, I bought a cheap second hand MK5 key and gutted it for the electrics and bought a new shell, blade and blank Immo4 chip.

Got the key blade cut by the local locksmiths but the final remote programming and immobiliser matching was done by the garage, I think overall it costed me around £


Re: Alarm siren wiring diagram
Last Poster: Daled0111 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:30:56 AM
Help anyone


Re: Stereo Upgrade
Last Poster: xs2man in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 12:15:13 AM
RNS315 is the obvious upgrade from there.  You should get a DAB one for around £300.  Has built in Bluetooth, so that's a bonus.  Should do everything you are looking for.

Alternatively, RNS510.  It's the top one, but doesn't have BT.  You need a new one for DAB too, so around £400.  For BT you can either go for a Fiscon or Parrot.  OEM is too expensive usually.



Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: neilw in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:50:53 PM

Going to have a go at putting in my cruise control tomorrow, long driver down to Cornwall at the weekend so it'll come in handy.

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Re: Engine warning light
Last Poster: mayesj86 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:20:08 PM
Have you got a standard exhaust? If so then at times the light will come on the dash but will go out later it self

It has a standard downpipe and miltek cat back. Is it normal for the light to flick on and off? This is the first time it's happened in 12k miles.
Gave every


Re: Gti springs needed asap ....
Last Poster: harveym3 in Wanted on Yesterday at 11:11:45 PM
i have a set of shocks and springs from a 72k car £60 .


Porsche Cayenne Alloys **FRESH REFURB** £300 eBay item number: 122515518103
Last Poster: Mk5. EWC in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:35:13 PM
Set of Porsche Cayenne Alloys in silver gunmetal. See eBay listing number 122515518103.


700 quid part?
Last Poster: Deanopath in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:04:55 PM
Hi Guys,

The Mrs was dropping the kids to school yesterday in the gti and the whole motor shut down. She managed to start it again but it sounded like a bag of nails! Green flag dropped it off at the garage we have used for years and today they have told me it is showing a fault to do with the swirl flap motor etc and the part alone will cost 700 notes. Now I have no rea


Re: How should a DSG behave in D with footbrake
Last Poster: spicypixel in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:39:16 PM
It's as OP describes for me in my mk5, the mk7 DSG I've driven before didn't have such a problem because of start-stop and autohold, basically threw on the parking brake and turned off the engine at lights.

Handy but can catch you out if the engine drops out immediately as the lights change and you wanna move


Re: Upgrading front speakers MB Quartz made for Golf Mk5
Last Poster: shaunK in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Yesterday at 08:24:06 PM
Are you using an amplifier to power these or are they running ok direct from the headunit?


Re: Got scammed on the REVO BBK
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:19:35 PM
Any updates @r5gtt ?
Hi Richie, no nothing after my last message so basically must have known about the issues and obviously he knew about the pads!!! Never mind as Karma is there to help me when these type


Re: Audi TT by _Dejan_ (Stage 3 = 340 HP)
Last Poster: _Dejan_ in Other VAG on Yesterday at 08:14:46 PM
Here is one video where is visible difference between OEM worn mount and new 034 Motorsport Street Density:

<iframe width="640" height="385" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Eae3MCeyUdo?fs=1&start=" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


EBC pads can't fit retaining spring.
Last Poster: Richie-VRS in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 08:01:09 PM
I've just fitted EBC redstuff pads to the front of my vrs which has the s3 345mm fitted.

The new EBC pads don't have the wee clip on the front pad which the retaining spring fits into. Has anyone found this issue before and is there a way to fit the retaining spring?

It looks odd without the spring and the pads are rattling.

This is the spring. ht


Re: Brady
Last Poster: Bozz in Random Chat on Yesterday at 07:19:04 PM
I agree Rich 100%


Re: ChrisGT's Black 5 door GT TDI 170
Last Poster: ChrisGT in Members Rides on Yesterday at 06:32:11 PM
Removed the seats and gave everything a good wet vac. The interior wasn't bad at all but it's amazing how much the wet vac can extract. In total I found £2.27 and 1 Norwegian Krone  :grin: It was pretty dusty down the inside edge of the seats and the only way to get to it properly is to remove them, only 4 screws and a couple of electrical connectors (One of which is for the seat s


Re: Car wont go over 3k revs
Last Poster: Leco_GTI in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 05:54:51 PM
I had this problem last week just before going on holiday. I was waiting for the traffic lights to go and then I had a massive loss of power, with the car juddering and then dying when I stopped on another lights. Turning the ignition on and off cured the problem for about 10 seconds and then the car would start juddering again but not much loss of power. I had to call AA who could


Re: Another GTI (number 3). This time an Edition 30
Last Poster: Greigzy in Members Rides on Yesterday at 05:52:07 PM
So today is the first proper dry hot day using it and it sticks to the road like sh*t. Have stuck a tank of Vpower in it too and it seems to have perked up, so I imagine that it will be stage 1 mapped. Hopefully some looking about on vagcom this weekend will confirm this.

Having a further look around the car, it also has solid engine mounts and a power flex anti lift kit


Re: Fitted uk club stand
Last Poster: Andy in Shows, Events and Meets on Yesterday at 05:14:50 PM
last 2 years  I tried to get a stand and apply on the day they said to be told I was to late

The clubstand applications are open right now
even thou I applied when the cl


Re: Scirocco R 200mph colour mfd petrol cluster
Last Poster: SI-R32 in Wanted on Yesterday at 04:52:35 PM
Cheers


Re: S3/r32 rear calipers
Last Poster: trackep in Wanted on Yesterday at 03:01:57 PM
bump

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Beetle tdi pd105
£3100.00
Location: Exeter
Collection Only

Selling my wife's beetle. Bought in 2012 from a fellow VW enthusiast it has served us well but the recent birth of our first child means she now needs a four door. The car is cheap to insure and economical to run. It has a big spec from factory, see below

2007 "57"
1.9 tdi PD 105
97k miles
5 speed manual
Full service history
Metallic black paint
15" alloys
Full cream heated leather seats
Cruise control
Electric sunroof
Rear parking sensors
Rear tinted windows
Rear head rests

Will come with 12 months MOT and a fresh cambelt

This car was sadly keyed whilst at my wife's place of work and last week was resprayed down both sides. This was paid for in cash so as not to go through insurance. It is HPI clear. The paint is immaculate.

The wheels do however need a refurb. Although they're not kerbed, they're suffering from the whiteworm beneth the lacquer.

I am asking £3100 for the car

The car is located in Exeter, Devon

Am available on 078888fivefivefive35
2008 Mk5 Golf GTI Relfex silver
£7850.00
Location: stoke on trent
Collection Only

2008 Reflex Silver Golf Mk5 GTI
69861 miles will rise slightly
Full service history
2 previous owners HPI Clear
Recently serviced and Mot till March 2018

Modifications:
Smooth front bumper
Smooth editon 30 rear bumper
Srs tech wider wings
Custom built 19"3 piece audi speedlines. Faces have been machined to fit genuine bbs center badges.
H&R DEEP 140MM coilovers from stillstatic
Bcs cat back exhaust
Audi S3 front brakes
Audi s1 gearknob
Evolution motorsport intake

Looking for £7850 no offers
Private plate not included
Brand New RS3 Injectors & Converted TFSI Loom
£395.00
Single Image
    Location: Near Norwich
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Set of 4 brand new RS3 injectors, complete with converted TFSI loom. Ideal for hybrid turbos and big turbos on TFSI engines. These are the latest revision injectors (07K906031L)
    Set of 4 barely used Mintex M1144 pads for TTRS calipers
    £100.00
    Location: Near Norwich, Norfolk
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Set of 4 barely used Mintex M1144 pads for TTRS calipers. As you can see, there is still loads of meat left on the pads, so a bargain for somebody. These are £160 new from AKS.
    I am asking for £100 posted...which is a steal!
    BCS sports powervalve turbo back exhaust with 200cel sports cat
    £850.00
    Location: Nottingham
    Collection Only

    Hi all,

    Some of you may know me from the forum and that I've recently sold my ed30 so I have my BCS exhaust up for sale it's only covered 6k miles in total & is in brilliant condition! Collection only due to size, sensible offers considered.

    Thanks for looking :)
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