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MK7 Area Added
on May 04, 2015, 10:27:54 PM
Hi.

You have probably noticed that we have just added a MK7 area. Its sparse at the moment, but if it gathers momentum we will add more sub-catergories to match the MK5 area.

Cheers

Rich
Re: Strange resonance coming on boost...?
Last Poster: AJP in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 08:56:06 PM
Yeah, that's it!
You say you're a 2 / 2+, so presumably with an aftermarket intake - did you notice the noise with the standard intake?


Re: Rear brake guards
Last Poster: suave in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:50:23 PM
Thanks Steve


Re: Let me see your knobs.
Last Poster: dom069 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:44:25 PM
Mine:



Re: TFSI BUS
Last Poster: Tfsi_Mike in Members Rides on Today at 08:40:57 PM

I've had a TTRS pump for ages bud, not sure who bought Dans?


Re: Buying used from a VW dealer
Last Poster: Ricky123 in Random Chat on Today at 08:38:01 PM
If your a cash buyer then as said above private is the way to go for the best deal. just remember if your parting with that sort of cash then an RAC or AA inspection is well worth paying for. Even if you no what your looking at it still gives you piece of mind.

After that I'd try the smaller forecourts, a lot of people avoid these places but there not all bad. I worked a


Re: ED30 Complete Power Loss
Last Poster: bacillus in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:37:21 PM
After a conversation with Matt and Only Charged Dubs he suggested a faulty throttle pedal sensor. Does anyone know if my 05 Gti throttle pedal will be the same as his 07 ED30 one?

The error P0222 - Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor B - below lower threshold suggests the issue is yo


Re: My Octavia vRS CR170
Last Poster: DanBoy in Members Rides on Today at 08:12:12 PM
Think I've decided I'm gonna put the old headlights back in, good thing I kept the originals and had these done with some new headlights but I guess you don't know till you try these things.


Re: Recommendation induction kits?
Last Poster: dansmith180 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:58:27 PM
I've had Twintake and Revo, the Revo is noticeably more responsive and sounds  :drool:


Re: Cam follower change
Last Poster: Sug in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:45:49 PM
£35 changed after 20k. Apparently it has slight wear so won't be replacing it again for another 20k which I hope not to have the car anyway. Ebay by the way


Re: Monte's RS Edition30 DSG (new Vinyl Wrap pg6*)
Last Poster: KieranM in Members Rides on Today at 07:23:33 PM
Lovely car mate!

Where did you get that splitter from?


Re: Stereo surround, climate one *must be mint*
Last Poster: maxitrol in Wanted on Today at 07:22:42 PM
Hello sorry for delay mate,send out tonight


Re: newbie from leicester
Last Poster: phil739 in New Member Intro's on Today at 07:21:24 PM
A little.  But as I was looking for someone to do everything and they couldn't then I didn't bother after I found that out. 
There were my first call and I had my card out to pay for a cancellation slot last Friday but then I mentioned exhaust and that they said best to get that done first


Re: Air Con compressor Part Nos
Last Poster: Rampage in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:10:22 PM
Will check out TPS prices with that code. Cheers.

Sticking that code in eBay came up with this. Wonder if they are any good?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AC-Compressor-Audi-A3-3-2-V6-Quattro-Seat-Altea-1-4-1-6-1-8-2-0-Tfsi-Tsi-16-V-/201382269352?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item2ee35191a8


Re: WANTED: Rear bench only leather (grey)
Last Poster: Nino in Wanted on Today at 07:05:00 PM
Bump :)


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: bbfb10 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:03:32 PM
Booked it in for my TTRS/Vagbremtechnics/AKS Tuning brakes to be fitted on Friday.


Re: Miltek exhaust for ed30
Last Poster: Chris C in Wanted on Today at 06:50:37 PM
Only just signed up mate so that might something to do with it ?

Got any more info on the exhaust mate ?

Cheers Chris


Re: Big brake kit without spacers?
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:39:30 PM
just to add, ttrs set-up fits under my pescaras with no spacers needed  :happy2:

Reslly with what discs? 370mm?


Beastie Boys!
Last Poster: MPS in Random Chat on Today at 06:30:26 PM
Anyone old enough remember this in the news?  :grin:

http://definitelymotoring.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/volkswagen-dubbed-by-beastie-boys.html

[img width=570 height=786]http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-m49SBgkW5xs/UyCoKCq26uI/AAAAAAAAATc/1RHyvck3Z2M/s1600/vw_advert+beasti


Re: Intake with keeping engine cover?
Last Poster: sanj in Performance Modifications on Today at 06:24:54 PM
Thanks for the replies all. @sanj how did you manage to get the Audi logo off the cover? Engine bay looks a lot cleaner too  :happy2:

Got lucky as I bought it like that off another member on the R


Mk5 Golf Gti wanted
Last Poster: Sneak in Wanted on Today at 05:33:11 PM
Hey everyone,

Looking to buy my first Mk5 Golf Gti

Ideally: Manual, 3dr, <65,000, FSH, standard(ish)

I am located in Maidstone, Kent.

Thanks
Chris

Shoutbox

MDI loom & Ipod Lead £36 Delivered
£36.00
Location: Great Yarmouth
Delivery Only

Plug and Play MDI loom and Ipod Lead

You only need the MDI box to add Ipod to your car

Works with RCD310, RNS310, RNS315, RCD510 and RNS510

Condition: New

Aux-in Loom
£12.00
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    Location: Great Yarmouth
    Delivery Only

    Aux-in Loom

    Condition: New

    If you want to add Aux-in all you need is the Aux-in Socket

    Works with RCD300, RNS510, RCD510 (specify which unit you have
    Milltek Non-Resonated Cat-Back
    £300.00
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      Location: Sheffield
      Delivery or Collection

      I've just swapped to an R32 rear end so no longer have any need for this. It's used but in good condition, it's non-resonated and sounds great. Collection is preferred from Sheffield, however I will ship at buyers expense.

      I began to packaged it without taking any pictures which is why the centre section is wrapped. Any questions please ask.
      MFD2 - Sat Nav (DVD version C)
      £155.00
      Location: Belfast
      Delivery or Collection

      Fits:
      VW Golf MK5
      VW Golf Plus
      VW Passat B6
      VW Touran
      VW EOS
      VW Jetta
      Skoda Octavia
      SEAT Altea

      Version C - DVD version (with the silver trim).

      Has been updated to the latest firmware and includes the latest maps (as well as an older v4 maps as pictured).

      Removed from a 2007 Golf GTI. Fully working with no scratches or scrapes. Integrates fully with a high-line display in the clocks if you have one.

      Can be connected to a 6 CD multi-changer or an iPod dock if you have either.

      Payment by PayPal Gift.
      996T BBK with 330mm discs
      £500.00
      Location: Northwood, London
      Collection Only

      Porsche 996 big brake upgrade for the mk5 GTI platform. Complete kit ready to bolt on.

      Caliper part numbers are:

      996 351 426
      996 351 425

      Discs

      Thickness - 28mm
      Centre Bore - 65mm

      I'm not sureif spigot rings are in the box, so I've dropped the price of this kit to allow for buying some.

      Collection only.
      Edition 30 Front Splitter
      £150.00
      Location: Northwood, London
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      Edition 30 splitter in white with the lower part sprayed black. Needs a respray and slight bit of damage to one of the mounting points (pictured).

      Collection only.
      Audi S3 Intercooler
      £160.00
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        Location: Northwood, London
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        Audi S3 intercooler, back story is it came from an ex-demo car that was rear-end crashed after just a few thousand miles so in very good condition. Comes with hoses.

        Collection only.
        Forge Oil Catch Can
        £150.00
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          Location: Northwood, London
          Delivery or Collection

          Oil catch can for the 2.0 TFSI engine in the mk5 GTI with a charcoal filter.
          Sold
          310mm Rear Brake Conversion Kit
          £275.00
          Location: Northwood, London
          Collection Only

          Set of rear 310mm brakes for sale, the calipers were bought from another user on here. They have new seals and bleed nipples as well as being powder coated black. Discs are as new, can't say if they are unused but the pads and lines are brand new.

          Collection only. Provisionally sold.
          BCS Powervalve Turbo-Back Exhaust BNIB
          £1000.00
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            Location: Northwood, London
            Collection Only

            BCS Powervalve turbo back exhaust system that I bought i the GB but not going to fit so passing it on at what I paid for it. See link below;

            http://www.powervalve.co.uk/products/vw/golf/mk5/golf-mk5-gti-edition-30-2004-2007-r32-style-centre-exit/vw074-full-system-with-200-cell-motorsport-cat-choice-of-trims-system-options-powervalve-sport-system.html

            Collection only, unless buyer arranges a courier.
            Sold
            Cruise Control Indicator Stalk
            £30.00
            Location: Northwood
            Delivery or Collection

            Genuine cruise control indicator stalk, part number 1K0 953 513 G.

            Collection or delivery.