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Re: Does the mk5 look dated now?
Last Poster: irish_ram in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:05:54 PM
IMHO the Mk5 is, aesthetically, the best looking Golf (with the exception of the Mk4 R32 and Mk1 GTI  :notworthy:) ever made. My Eddy always got admiring smiles and nice comments from both those in the known and those who weren't into theirs cars. 

As others have mentioned, interior is look

Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:04:29 PM
I think i got my seals and the rest of the stuff form AKS. I dont think you can get the pistons separately.

Re: Show me your boost gauges!
Last Poster: dom069 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:24:26 AM
Here's my Newsouth with aluminium bezel:

Re: Bonnet stuck closed
Last Poster: jon_hill in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 08:41:05 AM
My bonnet latch did exactly the same thing 18 months ago  :doh: Earynsigns of trouble was a lack of tension on the release handle in the car, and a bonnet that required some encouragement to stay shut.

Removed the mechanism from the slam panel completely, soaked it in cleaner, flushed with airline and re-lubed everything thoroughly (including the release cable) and it's

Last Poster: Scoobykiller in Wanted on Today at 12:49:49 AM
Need some adaptors asap for xenons to retrofit into my mk5
Anybody got any for sale

Re: Mint Condition Golf GTI Edition 30
Last Poster: Frodo-anni in Wanted on Yesterday at 11:05:09 PM
Another one  :signLOL:

Re: Wipers no longer working
Last Poster: r5gtt in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 10:27:41 PM

Re: Cam Chain or Oil Pump?
Last Poster: doylebros in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 10:14:18 PM
Start at cleaning the sump and oil strainer,get them to check for metal particles in the oil removed and sump internally, if it comes back clean then likely hood it's the chain and tensioner.

Re: Rear LED Tail Lights
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:00:42 PM

Re: Aircon Leaking
Last Poster: doylebros in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:45:33 PM
The air con is also known to leak from the switch
+1 for this area first then the condenser would be my next point for inspection.

9W7 Bluetooth Module
Last Poster: Aimson in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:26:40 PM
Anyone selling a 9W7 Bluetooth module?

Thanks in advance.

Re: Yet another cam chain topic
Last Poster: doylebros in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 08:13:51 PM
It certainly sounds like the chain to me and that's were I would start since it's cheaper than the oil pump.
Howerver,I've had partially blocked sump oil strainers cause noises similar and that's not expensive to have checked by sump removal and exist strainer cleaned then refit.

Last Poster: r5gtt in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:47:19 PM

Re: Deako's Edition 30 - #1493 - Stage 2+ - Cash Haemorrhage
Last Poster: Deako in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:24:04 PM
Haha. Yes. But realistically I actually need another diesel. Like a Caddy Kombi or something for work.

I cover more mileage than I should be.

Re: Finally bought a GTI - Anyone recognise it?
Last Poster: Octoparrot in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:55:56 PM
Certainly looks like it's been well cared for, well done!  :happy2:

Re: What's xenon headlights worth 2nd hand?
Last Poster: jon_hill in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:40:13 PM
I've been keeping an eye out for a while now and with bulbs/ballasts £550, just be bodies £550.

Problem you'll have is the DEPO projector bodies are brand new at a similar price...

Plenty of people out there that'll take them off you either way though.

Re: Knocking when turning right under acceleration
Last Poster: jon_hill in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:35:36 PM
Friend of mine had a very similar problem, changed the flushed out the gearbox oil and relaxed with fresh oil and additive and hey presto! Good luck

Re: La Ferrari, GTI...
Last Poster: jon_hill in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:29:52 PM
Great effort! LaGTi  :congrats:

Re: URGENT and Dillema with subframe bushes
Last Poster: r5gtt in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 06:18:36 PM
The trick is to insert a pry bar between the subframe and the part of the bush that bows.  Lever the bush in while pressing down.  Takes around 20 mins to get the bushes pressed in.
Where were you when I was desperate  :doh:  :signLOL:
Tried thay and snapped a bush  :slap:

Re: Dubvrs 2008 GTI restoration and upgrade
Last Poster: dubvrs in Members Rides on Yesterday at 05:48:37 PM
Hi mate , looking for a way to mount my plate (other than the cable ties that im using now) where abouts did you source this bracket? Cheers, Sam

Number plate bracket turned up but paint was poor quality. Cameo off when you touched it so repainted.
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LUK DMF and Clutch Kit
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    Location: Devon
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Brand new, free delivery.
    Stealth sub box for mk5
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      Location: Leeds
      Collection Only

      Selling stealth subwoofer box for mk5, may fit mk6. for 12 inch sub. New, never fitted. Bought from VisualIce for 110, selling for 65.
      Collection from Leeds due size/weight.
      Genuine unworn full size spare wheel 5JO 601 012 K
      Location: Ferndown, Dorset
      Postage: £10.00
      Delivery or Collection

      This is a genuine full sized spare wheel bought for a mark 2 Skoda Fabia. Will also fit various other makes and models of the VAG group (Audi, VW, Seat). You would need to check yourself if its compatible with your vehicle before buying. Part no: 5JO 601 012 K
      I bought it brand new from a Skoda dealer only about a year ago for around £120. It still has their picking stickers on it. It is basically as new still because I only had it on the car once while I had a puncture. I probably only drove about 30 miles on it. The tyre is a Continental ContiPremiumContact 2 and is sized 195/55 R 15. Tread depth should still be full. Wheel and tyre still in good clean condition. Collection preferred but can deliver. Cash on collection or if delivering then paypal gift or you pay the fees.
      Mk6 Golf R Kyalami Seats
      Location: Chesterfield
      Collection Only

      2011 MK6 Golf R Kyalami cloth seats.

      Excellent condition. Car has done 54,000 miles. No marks or rips.

      Collection only.
      Can email more images if required.

      Breaking whole car
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        Location: Bishop Auckland
        Postage: £0.00
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        Breaking full car so please message me for prices etc and il upload pictures of item on here or you can text me on 07500048869.

        Sunroof switch
        Front vw badge
        Outer air vents x2
        Dashboard side panels x2
        Fuel flap
        All 3 Aluminium pedals
        Front center roof switches/light panel
        Both front footwell lights
        Boot light
        Ash tray 12v socket
        Front centre air vents
        Front struts
        Alloys x4
        Steering wheel
        Rear driver side outta taillight