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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: Tailgate Replacement
Last Poster: SI-R32 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 07:36:28 PM
There the aerial connectors


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: bonelorry in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:33:14 PM
Not today but Yesterday, Sold the Eddy!


Re: RNS510 Buttons
Last Poster: V6nutter in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 07:07:36 PM
What else could it be? Would VCDS help?


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Re: Shadow Blue Thread
Last Poster: spwd in The Colours on Today at 06:32:27 PM
Nice bug in the background too  :grin:


Re: Cam follower
Last Poster: v4rley in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:16:39 PM
Yeah further pictures would be good. May have caught it just in time but time will tell. Hopefully if anything wrong your warranty will sort you out  :innocent:


Re: Help deciphering VCDS scan
Last Poster: Jaks101 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:11:53 PM
Did you have battery drain problems when your alarm wasn't working ?


Re: Candy White Golf GTI Ed. 30 - 2nd track day at Estoril (picture heavy)
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Members Rides on Today at 05:36:02 PM
:happy2: Nice!! But what does it do?? :party:
Is it an aditive you poor into the tank? 

And as allways : Love to see you enjoy your ride on the track! :happy2:
I hope it boosts the petrol I get in my country to similar levels as the best in the UK. I can only get here


Re: Vw fest harewood house 11 -13 August 2017
Last Poster: gulfstream11 in Shows, Events and Meets on Today at 05:20:30 PM
Put me down mate,


Re: Edition 30 front splitter
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 05:16:44 PM
Bought an eBay aftermarket one  :happy2:


Wanted: Stage 2+ Edition 30 5 Door DSG
Last Poster: Trunkstuff in Wanted on Today at 04:35:41 PM
Moneys ready. Please get in touch if you have an edition 30 you want to sell.

Looking for the highest spec possible. Must be 5 door and DSG.

Cheers.


Re: Tornado Red Mk5 GTi
Last Poster: ducman77 in Members Rides on Today at 04:11:08 PM
Gorgeous  :happy2:
Love red car gold wheels!!
Nice one


Re: numberplate holder
Last Poster: mr lobitos in Wanted on Today at 03:16:14 PM
thanks guys


Electric Window switches and Owner's Manual?
Last Poster: jeupham in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:16:24 PM
Hello!

 Just purchased a 2006 3 door GTi (62,000 miles) and found it does not have an owner's manual.

Tried all the links to a pdf I could find and they all appear to be dead: can you help please?

Also, all of the switches for the electric windows have lost their "blackness" and become more or less white. Is this an easy fix?

Thanks, John


Re: Which PCV Delete
Last Poster: Chris92 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:37:58 PM
What do you achieve by deleting it?

Stop the intake valves getting covered in crap, or it atleast slows it do


Changing temperature sensor
Last Poster: Carl123 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 01:06:49 PM
Ok so I bought a temp sensor can some one enlighten where it is based hoping I have bought the right one too....want to change it myself!


Re: Car tax going up next year
Last Poster: rdfcpete in Random Chat on Today at 12:44:56 PM
Aston Martin rapid is £1120

 :grin:

Been working with Italian consultants for most of the year and we got talking about cars etc last week. One mentioned that the Italians pay quite a lot more than the UK for pretty average cars for their road tax/highway tax. We t


Side Skirt adhesive
Last Poster: Nodz in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:41:55 PM
My cars is gonna be going back to standard over the next few weeks so I'm going to be putting the old side skirts back on.

I remember when I got my R32 Ines they had an adhesive strip along the top, double sided foam iirc. I did have a look on ECP but couldn't find anything. Found this on napkins, Is this stuff right for the job or is there something better for it?


Re: SuperPro Polyurethane Bushes - Review....
Last Poster: RBS in Product Reviews on Today at 10:49:02 AM
Great review! :happy2:


Re: Thicker oil for remapped car really necessary ?
Last Poster: flashp in Performance Modifications on Today at 10:30:51 AM
I'm stage 2 and do track days every now and then where oil temps can get to 125 degrees regularly so chose an oil rated for this. If I were road only I'd have stayed with 5w-30.
Oil consumption isn't a problem per se provided it's not excessive. It even exists in the manufacturers specifications. What's excessive is a moot point though.

If anyone didn't know about


Re: £25 each for cv boots...!?
Last Poster: jason_rmh in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:30:45 AM
I had same problem, OEM ones are made of plastic and just would not seal up so I ended up fitting a non OEM rubber boot.

Shoutbox

Breaking mk5 gti , UPDATED
£0.10
Location: Dewsbury
Postage: £1.00
Delivery Only

Breaking full car mk5 gti
Ko4 turbo kit sold
Clutch sold
Everything else left
Ramair intake £120 posted
Forge pcv delete £55 posted SOLD
Axx engine and box £750 engine (mint) box£285
Full gti leathers with doorcards and armrest SOLD
Runner flap delete fitted SOLD
Autotech fuel pump in new autotech housing covered 800miles SOLD
Prosport coilovers £130
Xenon headlights with kufatec adaptors SOLD
Mfd2 nav with nav cd £150
Mfsw steering wheel £250
Mercedes alphards for sale staggered £750
Rotiform spf for sale staggered £650
Full car breaking for items not listed ask.
+ loads more


Collection preferred
Can also post please cover paypal fee if paying by payoal
Thanks

Skoda Bluetooth phone kit 729b
£145.00
Location: Cork City, Ireland
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection

In excellent working condition, worked flawlessly for the last 3 years or so in my car.

Perfect unit for anyone who's not bothered about streaming music etc and just wants a unit that will work with any phone seamlessly with mfsw, red dot fis and RNS510. To my knowledge it's the only OEM unit that does.

More info here http://www.carsystems.pl/vw-bluetooth-1z0035729b-upgrade-kit,id1738.html

Just need to solder 4 wires onto your headunit loom, very easy and straight forward to do, i've labelled the wires for ease of installation. Happy to help via PM with any install questions if needed. Only thing you will need to pick up is the carpet piece that covers the unit under the seat, part number 1Z0 971 813 62U, only about a fiver from the dealer and two torx screws and fixings to hold the cradle in place.

There's an excellent how to here also, which is what i used when doing mine http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,44094.0.html

Price includes postage from Ireland
MDI harness
£20.00
Single Image
    Location: Cork City, Ireland
    Postage: £0.00
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    Used item, in perfect working condition

    Price includes postage from Ireland
    7p6 Bluetooth harness
    £20.00
    Single Image
      Location: Cork City, Ireland
      Postage: £0.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Brand new, not been fitted, no microphone

      Price includes postage from Ireland
      Very cheap edition 30
      £5250.00
      Location: Liverpool
      Collection Only

      Hey guys. I have this bargain Edition 30 for sale, more info and more pictures in the following eBay link.

      I bought this as a stop gap after selling my Mk7R until I ordered a new car, the new car is arriving next week so this needs to go.

      It's a very very sweet car, please don't let the miles put you off! If I had the space I'd genuinely keep this for the money, I really really like it.

      I've been offered £5250 from a trader so thought I'd offer it here for another forum member. Basically it would need to be gone this weekend otherwise the trader gets it.

      Someone treat themselves for Christmas!

      https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/132016229112

      Number is 07799073638

      Dave
      R32 Tailgate & Spoiler
      £50.00
      Single Image
        Location: Peterborough
        Collection Only

        Collection Only from PE7 (Whittlesey)
        TDI Highline Clusters diesel Full FIS
        £80.00
        Location: Walthamstow,  London
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Highline clusters for a TDI,  part number ending in 973. Also has lit needles during the daytime.

        Will need coding by either Eddie-NL, Kalu or Olsen-72

        Price dropped to £80 now