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PM Limit Upped
on March 24, 2015, 01:04:48 PM
Hi.

Ive just raised the limit up to 500PMs. Hopefully that should give everyone a bit more head room. The forum seems to be running fine so no reason to cap it as low as 100 now.

Thanks
Rich
Re: Jonny's Golf MK7 R
Last Poster: James r32 in Members Rides on Today at 10:38:51 PM
Very nice


Re: My Edition 30
Last Poster: Dave J in Members Rides on Today at 10:34:56 PM
Again - it doesn't look like the miles it has covered!
Great final pics - thanks for sharing. Hope you find the S3 you want - 4WB & Wingbacks are the only reason I would sell my ED30, but as you say - £5k is a bit of a premium.
Good luck with the hunt, & hope to see your new car on here too


Re: Steel grey edition 30
Last Poster: James r32 in Members Rides on Today at 10:31:30 PM
Nice car mate


Re: Car Valuation help
Last Poster: garrardrj in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:21:35 PM
Will the car be categorised ? Cat C or D ? This will drastically effect the price of your car if you buy it back and repair it ? You can negotiate with them about this too ?


Re: Cam follower replacement
Last Poster: Peskyjones in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:19:37 PM
@cnut I'm in the same situation as the op and was planning on doing mine tomorrow. Mines an 05. Should I bother? What does the banjo bolt look like?


Re: 400 BHP
Last Poster: Orc in Random Chat on Today at 09:47:54 PM
There only doing the silver buddy


Re: New mk5 golf gti owner
Last Poster: Scottymon in New Member Intro's on Today at 09:20:36 PM
Welcome mate, out of interest how do you find the brakes from the Cupra to the GTI5?  Assuming you had the 225 1.8T


Re: Disc warped quick?
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:17:31 PM
What make were the discs?


Re: RCD510 content removal?
Last Poster: jimmy-s3 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:08:45 PM
I can't seem to add any other tracks/files to the HDD. Is there a certain way of doing this?
It says there is 18GB free meaning fully empty.


Re: Bens Black GTI - Suspension and Brakes.
Last Poster: bbfb10 in Members Rides on Today at 08:54:11 PM
Another trip to Midland VW on Friday to have the injector on cylinder 4 changed.
Car had been running rough for a while, EML light would flash on occasionally. Went to a local Indy VW Specialist who scanned it and "diagnosed" a problem on cylinder 4 so promptly binned my nice red R8 coil pack, put in a crappy black one, turned off the fault light and charged me £80 and had my


Re: Recommend a Wheel Cleaner?
Last Poster: xjay1337 in Detailing on Today at 08:47:29 PM
Once protected usually decent shampoo and water will get them clean. Plenty of ph neutral wheel cleaners out there.
iron x helps remoce stubborn build up but it is not a wheel cleaner really.


Re: increased cam follower wear on uprated pump
Last Poster: GrayMK5GTI in Performance Modifications on Today at 08:43:07 PM
Thanks Gray, so a new follower with each oil change at 10k should be good to go ?

Yeah, plenty safe with that  :happy2:


Re: Organ Donation - Poll
Last Poster: fab5freddy in Random Chat on Today at 08:37:26 PM
Really hope it doesn't get to that state Rob, won't change my decision though, they will be no use to me.....


Re: The blond way to top up your oil...
Last Poster: Carpy25 in Random Chat on Today at 08:35:38 PM
true story

when I was about 18 , a friend was changing the oil in his escort mk2 Mexico , when I called over to see he had drained the sump changed the filter and poured about 3L of new oil down the dip stick tube using a rolled up paper funnel , I laughed and asked how he was doing that he said "very slowly"  :laugh:

he went on the work for the local council


Re: Mitch's DSG ED30
Last Poster: Mitch H in Members Rides on Today at 08:19:09 PM
Cheers will have a look think I'm gunna go for the r32 rear end when I've saved some cash then replace the cat back with bcs


Re: Air escaping PCV breather pipe
Last Poster: Stamanatic in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 08:17:48 PM
I put water into the pipe and sealed one end and blew threw to see where the leaks were, they were a good few hairline fractures together but they were tiny, just wrapped it in electrical tape for now.

I double checked the PCV by blow through it, was going red trying get air through it, all I've left to check is the rear pipe, seems a bit awkward to get at.


Re: RNS310?
Last Poster: Phil_H in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 08:02:28 PM
Thats the list that helped me get my DAB & BT one for £175 off a badly written eBay advert :)


Re: Aircon not working
Last Poster: skard in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 07:38:36 PM
Yeh and a popup list should be present with what the code means should be there


Re: More praise for R-Tech
Last Poster: Shoy1980 in R-Tech Zone on Today at 07:19:45 PM
Great stuff! Im looking to do the same. Couple of questions for you:

1) How much was the Stage 1 map?
2) How much was PCP and labour cost?

PM me if you like, thanks.


Re: Rcd 310 install - ipod connect ...
Last Poster: ED30London in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 07:17:48 PM
many thanks for your advice  - will install the RCD 310 tomorrow morning and see what happens...

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LED reverse light bulb  (MK5)
£10.00
Location: Isle of wight
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection


15 led 6000k canbus error-free reverse bulb

Ideal replacement for the standard dull halogen bulb
Fits:
Jetta V/VI
Golf V
Polo 6R
Passat B6/ R36

Also fit other cars with 1156 bulb fitment, even fitted one in my sister ka

Same bulb as being sold here by bold-sport

Will be sent 1st class, have a few available and will do discounted price for additional bulbs

If paying buy goods please add an extra 50p
LED rear fog light bulb (MK5)
£10.00
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    Location: Isle of Wight
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery Only

    Also have some red led for the rear fog haven't had time to try / take photo of these installed yet but will do in the next few days.

    P.s do anyone know how to get a good photo of the bulbs at night? As they don't photo well being bright. Only have iphone or compact camera.

    If paying buy goods please add an extra 50p
    LED reverse light bulb  (MK6)
    £10.00
    Single Image
      Location: Isle of wight
      Postage: £0.00
      Delivery Only


      15 led 6000k canbus error-free reverse bulb

      Ideal replacement for the standard dull halogen bulb
      Fits:
      Golf VI R LED Taillight
      Scirocco MK3
      Passat B7
      Tiguan

      Also fit other cars with T15 bulb fitment

      Same bulb as being sold here by bold-sport

      Will be sent 1st class, have a few available and will do discounted price for additional bulbs

      If paying buy goods please add an extra 50p
      Electric mirror switch
      £7.00
      Single Image
        Location: Dorset
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery Only

        This is the electric wing mirror switch from a Mk5 Golf. It has the heated and folding settings. In good condition. Paypal gift or you pay the fees.
        Brand new Official Skoda MDI Ipod cable
        £8.00
        Location: Dorset
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery Only

        This is a brand new and sealed official Skoda MDI Ipod cable. Item no: AZO 800 001. As said it is Skoda branded, but I would guess you can use it on anything with an MDI connection port. Paypal gift or you pay the fees.
        Audi Brembo Handbrake Calipers
        £350.00
        Single Image
          Location: Birmingham
          Postage: £20.00
          Delivery or Collection

          > Audi Brembo Handbrake Calipers for sale
          > Good condition
          > Require a re-paint as they have discolored over time
          > No damages
          Mk5 Leather Arm Rest
          £60.00
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            Location: Birmingham
            Postage: £10.00
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            > Mk5 Golf Leather arm rest
            > Rear cover missing (one for sale on here)
            > No use to me anymore
            2 x Nankang Ns2 215/35/19 Tyres
            £100.00
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              Location: Birmingham
              Postage: £10.00
              Delivery or Collection

              > 2 x Nankang Ns2 215/35/19 tyres
              > 6mm tread
              > No repairs etc
              VW GOLF JETTA MK5 XENON HEADLIGHTS GENUINE COMPLETE WITH BULBS BALLASTS IGNITERS
              £600.00
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                Location: Luton
                Delivery or Collection

                VW GOLF JETTA MK5 XENON HEADLIGHTS COMPLETE WITH BULBS BALLASTS IGNITERS

                These are Genuine units as found on the MK5 R32 and other Golf models that has them as an optional extra from factory.

                Part Numbers
                Left hand headlight: 1K6 941 031 A
                Right hand headlight: 1K6 941 032 A

                In very good condition.

                Comes in original boxes Complete units Tested and working.

                Looking for around £600.

                I can also supply and fit these units to your car and take a little of with your old headlights should u wish to have them done

                Any questions please call

                07983 222 677

                Many thanks
                19" Bbs Speedline Genuine wheels with tyres
                £1000.00
                Location: Luton
                Postage: £80.00
                Delivery or Collection

                I've got a set of Genuine 19" Bbs Speedline wheels

                Come complete with tyres

                Wheel info as follows:
                5 x 112
                ET48
                8.5j wide

                All 4 wheel are in good condition
                2 wheels have 1 small nick on rim edge. Please see pictures

                All 4 Tyres are Good year Eagle F1s with approx 6mm thread and are all evenly warn

                Tyre size are 225 35 19


                Looking for £1000

                Reasonable offers considered

                Many thanks