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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: Replacing my DV
Last Poster: samiul11 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:23:23 AM
I recently put a rev G in but after 3 weeks the car feels weak on boost again :sad1: so i think it might have teared already  :signLOL:


Re: maxitrols build thread 07-03-2015
Last Poster: Biano44 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:57:26 PM
That stance is lush.
 :love:


Re: Black honey combed grill?
Last Poster: TForrest94 in Detailing on Yesterday at 11:52:16 PM
Was it not a pain in the ass to prep? Or did you just clean then spray? No sanding?

Just took the badges off masked up the large panel gave it a good clean with the rough edge of a sponge,  nothing to serious and loads of light coats to add the colour, the paint stuck perfect and


Re: Rcd 510 dab question
Last Poster: Phil_H in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Yesterday at 11:45:29 PM
If you are lucky enough to have a DSG car.(with paddles)..then the MFSW is a plug and play (just get the units of eBay for £30 odd quid).

So i'm reliably informed anyway :)

Also, Can-bus may be ok just being flashed rather than replaced. Eddie-NL done mine for me today after fitting an RNS-315, solved my battery drain.


Re: Mk5 golf tdi cluster swap HELP!!!
Last Poster: andybon in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:28:16 PM
Another person who can code the 973/974 clocks is Olsen_72 on here, he did mine a few weeks back


Big Thanks to Eddie-NL
Last Poster: Phil_H in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:14:10 PM
Big thanks to @Eddie-NL today, monsoon conditions in Gt Yarmouth, but we survived and I came away with..

Cruise
Mic fitted to my RNS 315 and Battery Drain fixed with a Can-Bus Flash

...and a few little tweaks and fixes.

Oh, and a little more knowledge about my car :)


Re: Oil Choice?
Last Poster: Peskyjones in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:59:36 PM
Soooo.... Which oil should I buy :D

This one ok? http://www.engineoildirect.co.uk/shop/4577907369/5w-40-castrol-edge-fst-titanium-td-4l/7947174?gclid=CLPxs8nHzsQCFSsKwwodmCEAYQ

And it's a noob question but do I just top up the existing oil? Don't have to drain it or anything? How do I know when it's full?



Re: My Reflex silver Jetta Tdi
Last Poster: jaffa in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:47:15 PM
I really like it mate especially the grill
Not a massive fan of the wheel colour but it sits lovely


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Arm rest with MDI headunit?
Last Poster: Ianmr in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Yesterday at 10:35:17 PM
I have finally got round to sorting myself out with an arm rest and it has the MDI plug.....however I have the RCD 300 headunit.

What heat unit do I need make it functional, I know you can 'cheaper' head units but I don't want to spoil interior of my MK5 with a tacky looking stereo.


Re: DV, PVC and CAM Follower
Last Poster: Peskyjones in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:32:15 PM
Ok will do. Why do you recommend the gasket as well as the pcv?

My plan is to buy all the parts, then potentially replace the pvc(and possibly the gasket )and the cam follower myself (if it's not too challenging) , and then take it to a mechanic to fit the DV


Re: Milltek r32 style system advice
Last Poster: W6llace in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:31:19 PM
I've had a R32 custom made system , which has deleted the back box completely and had a new box fitted after the cat to keep it quiet , full stainless steel and a lifetime warranty  :grin:


Carbonio + ed30 splitter
Last Poster: golfgti10 in Wanted on Yesterday at 10:20:04 PM
 Carbonio intake and a black edition 30 front splitter asap


Re: What would I fetch for a mk5 dsg in parts if I was to break it.
Last Poster: c8dgy in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:19:30 PM
Seems mega cheap I carnt.find any mk5  gti that cheap...

Am I right in thinking it would break for about 4k

Also it has black roof lining which I've been told is mega rare and fetch 250? I carnt imagine it myself?


Re: eml and boost leaks found
Last Poster: Ruggy in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:18:26 PM
Cheers mate.  Need to make a blanking plug now!


best remap???
Last Poster: The666 in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 10:02:20 PM
Hi guys, Just got myself my gti around 1 month ago and think it needs a remap. I will only be doing stage 1 as I don't think its worth going any further at this stage, I'm not thinking to spend more than £500 on a 9 year old car.
But I also need help on deciding if I should get the engine and dsg remapped or just the engine.
My research so far shows R-Tech is the most r


Re: My Mk6 Golf R!
Last Poster: joms6r in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:51:55 PM
Quick update - put a last minute order in to Nige yesterday, should have a full BCS system within a few weeks. Thanks to all who recommended them, can't wait to unleash the noise! Just a hpfp and a couple of little bits then it should be ready for mapping late April/ early May  :grin:


Re: Lowering Golf Gti mk5 2.0Tfsi on Eibach sportline springs
Last Poster: Spankiee in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 09:50:12 PM
H & R springs all the way


Re: Hurdy's Golf .:R.
Last Poster: joms6r in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:46:23 PM
Have a wicked trip mate, need to get to the ring soon!  :happy2:


ABS Pump / Module
Last Poster: JD2032 in FAQ's on Yesterday at 09:45:03 PM
Hey folks,

Would anyone be able to provide a part number for the ABS Pump, which I think has a module connected to it?

It's for an '04 Mk5 GT TDI, the 2.0 ltr BKD engine.

My traction control and ABS light are on constantly. Have not had it scanned yet but I suspect it's the ABS pump that's gone :(

Also got the Airbag warning light lit, bu


Re: Login on to forum
Last Poster: maxitrol in Testing and Forum Suggestion Box on Yesterday at 09:08:04 PM
Still doing it at the moment,just have to log on in 3g

Shoutbox

Golf mk5 Genuine OEM Valeo LED Rear Taillights, Plug & Play UK Spec
£240.00
Location: Leeds
Collection Only

Golf MK5 Genuine OEM Valeo LED Taillights. These are plug & play, they have already been converted to UK right hand drive.
They have been on the car a few months but are in mint condition.
In the pictures they have the original stickers on the them to prevent scratching in storage.
Look amazing and really set the back end of the car off.
Last pic gives an idea of what they look like.

Collection from leeds W.Yorkshire.
Any questions or for contact pm me please.

Also have Led number plate lights for sale in another listing.
Golf mk5 Led number plate Lights
£20.00
Location: Leeds
Postage: £3.95
Delivery or Collection

Mk5 Led number plate lights. These are canbus compatible and include resistors to prevent the bulb failure light showing.
These cost around £35 new, please do not confuse them with the cheap ones.

PM me for more info or contact

Sold
2.0 TFSI valve cover
£30.00
Single Image
    Location: Northwood/Grays
    Postage: £10.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Bought this with the intention of customising it but I'm not going to ever get round to it so want to pass it onto someone who'll have some use for it. Collection or postage available.
    310mm R32/S3 Rear Discs
    £20.00
    Location: Northwood/Grays
    Postage: undefined
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    A set of 310mm rear discs, unsure of what brand these are. Decided to part ways with them while I save up and get my calipers refurbished. I'd prefer collection due to weight but can look at courier costs if you wish.
    Rear Speaker Adaptors
    £5.00
    Single Image
      Location: Northwood/Grays
      Postage: £3.00
      Delivery or Collection

      These can be used when upgrading the rear speakers. The packaging says they can also be used in the front of the car, but I'm not 100% sure how true that is!
      Pagid rear brake lines (GTI or R32)
      £10.00
      Single Image
        Location: Northwood/Grays
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Pagid "flexy" brake lines for GTI or R32 (according to AKS Tuning, they're the same lines).
        BBS CH 18 inch 8J 5x112 ET50
        £750.00
        Location: Northwood/Grays
        Postage: undefined
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        UP for sale are my BBS CH alloy wheels, powder coated in a custom colour. I've only used these wheels for about 9 months and they are in perfect condition and all have genuine BBS centre caps.

        Although I'm not offering postage, I have boxes and the rim protectors which means that a buyer can arrange their own courier if you wish, I'll just need the postage labels to print off for you (no charge for ink+paper :P).

        There are centre caps, I just took them off for cleaning.

        Open to offers on these, don't ask you don't get...
        De-badged JOM GTI Grill
        £40.00
        Location: Northwood/Grays
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Also for sale is my de-badged JOM grill, I've gone back to a stock grill so no longer need this. I still have the box it came in so can offer postage. Think I have the bonnet notch somewhere too, plus with all the clips in tact I'm selling it like new with the magnets already in place for running with a magnetic numberplate.
        Turbo Dynamics MDX507 KO4-64
        £900.00
        Location: Glasgow
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        For Sale 1 x MDX507 Turbo dynamics hybrid turbo for 2.0TFSI.

        Direct bolt on replacement for K04 and will fit K03 based cars with some bits.

        ~10k miles regular oil changes.

        Good for 400hp +

        Will include Forge actuator.

        More info here: http://www.turbodynamics.co.uk/shop/mdx507-hybrid-turbocharger-for-vag-20tfsi-265bhp-engines-p-4868.html

        Any questions please ask.

        Campbell.
        Valeo Rear Lights New, Multiple units.
        £259.99
        Location: Ireland
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery Only

        Got a few boxes of new OEM Valeo Rear lights for sale.

        Part Number: 1K0052204

        Clearance price, £259.99 including shipping.

        New, boxed, and sealed.

        PM can get shipped first thing.

        Cheers :)
        mk5 Golf armrest cup holder
        £30.00
        Location: teignmouth, Devon
        Postage: undefined
        Delivery Only

        MK5 Golf armrest cupholder with grey rear plastic

        1K0 862 532 cupholder
        1K0 862 543 rear plastic

        plus delivery
        Sold
        LED rear number plate lights
        £26.00
        Single Image
          Location: teignmouth, Devon
          Postage: £0.00
          Delivery Only

          3 x LED number plate kit (new)


          Sold
          Volkswagen MDI ipod led
          £7.00
          Single Image
            Location: teignmouth, Devon
            Postage: undefined
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            10 x Volkswagen MDI iPod lead (new)

            Part number 000 051 446 L

            Plus delivery
            Sold
            MDI iphone 5/6 lightning cable
            £27.50
            Single Image
              Location: teignmouth, Devon
              Postage: undefined
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              7 x Volkswagen MDI iphone 5/6 lightning cable (new)

              part number 5N0 035 554 H
              latest version

              plus delivery
              Volkswagen Bottle opener
              £9.00
              Single Image
                Location: teignmouth, Devon
                Postage: undefined
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                2 x Brand new Volkswagen Bottle opener (new)

                part number 1K0 858 230

                plus delivery
                Armrest heater pipe
                £12.00
                Single Image
                  Location: teignmouth, Devon
                  Postage: undefined
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                  Armrest heater pipe, for cubby hole versions

                  part number 1K0 864 255

                  plus delivery
                  Sold
                  Volkswagen single window switch
                  £4.00
                  Single Image
                    Location: teignmouth, Devon
                    Postage: undefined
                    Delivery Only

                    2 x Volkswagen single window switch (used)

                    plus postage