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Posting pictures in for sale ads
on November 03, 2017, 07:50:48 AM
How can I post pictures in for sale ads?

Neither links from photobucket or Flickr work.
hoghline upgrade cluster question
Last Poster: antonis42 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:10:33 PM
Hi, does anyone know if it is possible to do a
midline to highline cluster swap
from 873 to 972? (going to older revision highline).
is the dealer able to do it?
is vcds able to code them?
the car is a 06/2006 MY2007
thanks


Re: Audi s3 boost pipe and dumpvalve housing
Last Poster: _Dejan_ in Wanted on Today at 09:05:53 PM
Yes I have both I also have two throttle body hose(one 1K0 145 838 S and one 1K0 145 838 G) and some pipes which go to intercooler...
If you take both I can do 85GBP shipped to UK.


Re: DSG - Jerking in 1st and Reverse - Garage Recommendation
Last Poster: r5gtt in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 08:59:30 PM
mine started jerking into 1st gear and it turned out to be seized caliper
My rear seized caliper kept on bringing on the tpm


Re: How bad you think a Mk6 GTI rear valance will fit the mk5 R32 bumper?
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:55:05 PM
Donot as it looks sweet  :happy2:

Seen it done and all you need to do is snap off some tabs  :signLOL:

really, that's all you need to do before the dual exhaust GTI valance from t


Fitting door lights
Last Poster: Ant b in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Today at 08:53:50 PM
Hello I’m trying to fit door warning lights onto my 05 gti,
I’m rubbish with electrics and I no you can use the pins but I don’t have vagcom and don’t really wanna fit them replace the door card and then when I get them coaded find they don’t work,plus I don’t no what pins to use.
So I was hoping to find the door plunger and go from there but I carnt find it,and I don’t r


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: pandaman in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:14:07 PM
A good clean and took some photos, build thread coming soon!


Re: Bonnet catch upper
Last Poster: chigmuss in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:05:12 PM
Time to replace the mechanism. They just seem to gunk up, and no amount of cleaning and lube brings them back to working the way a new one does. They can be had fairly cheap as an eBay special, had one on mine for 3 years now and still working fine.


Re: New Member Lincs
Last Poster: Gtcpaul1971 in New Member Intro's on Today at 05:50:58 PM
Hi Jack. Sounds like a similar history to mine  :happy2:


Re: "VR6simey" Ebay Member
Last Poster: george_seamons in Mk5 General Area on Today at 04:43:20 PM
Perfect, thanks!


"VR6simey" Ebay Member
Last Poster: george_seamons in MK6 General Area on Today at 04:25:28 PM
Is there anybody on here with the ebay username "VR6simey" on here? Apparently they have seen me on here, but I can't message them on there, so want to try and figure out who they are!


Re: Oil pick up pipe
Last Poster: GTIEagles in Mk5 General Area on Today at 04:18:12 PM
After the pickup pipe blocking twice on my car, if I ever get another GTI I will probably change it again just for a peace of mind.

If it blocked twice then something is wrong.



Re: So what will you look after for this years Black Friday/Weekend? :D
Last Poster: horsemeat in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:45:25 PM
I'm after some new suspension, approaching 120k miles already!

Got my eye on the H&R Cup Kit...


Re: Single GTI Monza 17" Alloy Wheel
Last Poster: sandomenico in Wanted on Today at 01:43:40 PM
How much are you looking for?
Thanks.


Re: Ideas for Christmas
Last Poster: Panthera in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:23:49 PM
"Yellow high beam bulb" - please explain.

Gti footrest
Gti seat inserts
Boost gauge
Yellow high beam bulbs
Paddle shifters if dsg
Loaded fuel card
Cleaning/detailing products


Re: Slow warm up
Last Poster: Ant b in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 11:26:38 AM
@AntB here is your definitive answer

If you have two inline stats which is sounds like you do.

Buy two of these 4E0 121 113 - https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/Original-Volkswagen-VW-Genuine-Transmission-Coo


Re: Wierd Cold start noise help pls!
Last Poster: Wijesunde in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 09:45:33 AM
So i have changed the chain and all the parts that comes with it (adjuster etc)
+oil change with filter castrol 5w40 but same wierd noise on cold start or when car have seated more than 5 hours.
Just one error on vagcom p0441 which is for evap
New video
<iframe width="640" height="385" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/19_gA108KiQ?fs=1&start=" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Anyone got some ideas? :thinking:


Car Value
Last Poster: Llljonlll in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:52:25 AM
Hi,

Time to sell my Mk5 gti dsg Blue.  Not sure its value, prices seem all over the place.  How much would you value a 2006 3 door blue, overall good condition, FSH 80% VW, 2 previous owners.  Has a sunroof, cloth heated seats basic stereo with Parrot Bluetooth. 2 new front tyre's 2 good back ones, cam belt  and dsg oil changed 8k ago. 72k miles. thanks


Fitting votex spoiler to Jetta boot
Last Poster: Barberjetta in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Today at 07:57:04 AM
I've picked up a genuine accessory Votex boot spoiler for my Jetta.
The original fitting instructions state to glue it on, but I do not have the glue.

What are my options here; 3M tape, Sikaflex/tiger seal?

Thanks


Re: Desperate Wheel Offset Help
Last Poster: PatchySan in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:59:31 AM
It all depends on the design of the wheel but I think your saving grace is that the wheel width is a 6.5J rather than the conventional 7J or 7.5J that is usually found on 17" wheels. So even with an aggressive offset like ET33 the shorter wheel width will probably be about level on the arches and is roughly comparable to something like a 18x8J wheel with ET44 offset found on some B


Re: Drivers door card fuel button surround
Last Poster: Ant b in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Yesterday at 11:45:12 PM
Kind of in a rush for it as I need to refit it so I can get fuel lol,think I may go get a can of satin black,as that looks like it may be the best match

Shoutbox

Geniune VW Mk5 Golf GTI Rear Colour Coded Bumper
£100.00
Location: Liphook
Collection Only

VW Mk5 Golf GTI Rear Colour Coded Bumper (LC5J Colour Code), factory painted not after market lower valance.
Overall condition is good but would require re-painting to be 100% perfect. See photo for marks.
VW Mk5 Golf GTI Parcel Shelf
£50.00
Location: Liphook
Collection Only

Genuine VW Mk5 Golf GTI parcel shelf in good condition with cargo netting
2009 Golf GTI MK5 Edition 30 - DSG - Tornado Red - 2.0 TFSI K04
£8350.00
Location: Leicestershire
Collection Only

https://www.gumtree.com/p/volkswagen/2009-golf-gti-mk5-edition-30-dsg-tornado-red-20-tfsi-k04/1268205351

2009 Golf GTI – Edition 30 – DSG

Tornado Red

One of the very last off the production line for this limited edition.

DSG gearbox with Auto, Semi-Auto and Sports options (remapped for even quicker changes by Autotune in Loughborough).

Alloy Padal Shifters

88700 Miles (used daily) – Only ever run on high octane fuel and allowed to warm up.

Full Service History – Original VW document book included (stamped).

Cambelt and Water Pump changed (with receipts).

2 Keys (both working).

Golf MK6 Switches with alloy accents (Upgrade).

Last service (full) and MOT was only late August so ready to go.

Ramair Oversize Induction kit with heatshield

Go Faster Bits (GFB) DV+ - This replaces the standard diverter valve which are known to be problematic – increases turbo boost.

3” stainless sports cat into 3” Non-Res Milltek (this is less than a year old and cost over 1k – made specifically for the Edition 30). Sounds ace. Also to note is the sports cat causes no issues at MOT time.

Engine mapped by Autotune in Loughborough to produce over 300 BHP.

Most lights converted into brighter long life LED’s

Carbon fibre effect dash accents.

Custom Edition 30 Mats - also include originals

Under door custom VW logo projectors.

Full red led interior.

VW Edition 30 Serial Number Plaque




This is a much loved car and is not to be confused with a standard GTI.

This wonderful car also includes some of the following extras:

- Kenwood DNX Touchscreen Sat Nav with CD, DVD, USB (This years latest maps and speed cameras installed)

- Electric folding and heated mirrors

- Parking Sensors

- Auto reverse mirrors and rear wiper

- Auto front and rear wipers

- Auto dimming rear view mirror

- Half leather, half tartan seats

- 5 stage heated seats

- Red stitching throughout interior (Edition 30)

- Dual climate control with A/C

- Factory tinted rear privacy glass

- Tyre Pressure Monitor



All the usual Edition 30 extras inc;

- 18&quot; BBS Pescara's

- Half leather and tartan seats with GTI logo

- Colour coded side skirts

- Colour coded front and rear bumpers

- Edition 30 lower front lip

- Edition 30 badges and plaques

- Stronger engine and K04 Turbo



Much more I've most likely forgotten.

This car really is something special. It can be perfect for just pottering around town or tearing it up at a local track day (should you wish).

Obviously this is not a brand new car and will have stone chips to the bumper but for the year it is in fanstastic condition and cleans up extrememly well (as you can see in the pics).

The alloys do not have a single kerb mark (thanks to my excellent parking skills) 😊

Please contact me if you would like to view.

Test drives possible if you have full insurance on this car, otherwise I will take you out for a drive (serious buyers only, no dreamers/time waster please).

Either message me on here or call/text 07791231122 (Matt)

Payment by cash or bank transfer preferred.

Cheque possible however must clear before car can be taken away.




Would prefer if this car sold to another enthusiast.


Listening to close offers.
leather door cards
£80.00
Location: near chippenham
Collection Only

just the doorcards no window buttons or arm pulls etc as seen in pics, all in good condition
armrest
£30.00
Location: near chippenham
Postage: £8.00
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armrest cloth, no cover or cup holders does have some damage to the back but doesn't stop it working correctly once covers on don't even notice
vw service folder
£15.00
Location: near chippenham
Postage: £5.00
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vw service folder can post
heated seat control panel
£25.00
Single Image
    Location: near chippenham
    Postage: £5.00
    Delivery or Collection

    wear on middle button but all in working condition
    carbon dipped radio surround
    £25.00
    Single Image
      Location: near chippenham
      Postage: £5.00
      Delivery Only

      carbon dipped radio surround
      Sold
      1 of 5 Forge alloy coolant bottle
      £110.00
      Location: Maidenhead berkshire
      Postage: £10.00
      Delivery Only

      Very rare only 5 ever made, Forge alloy coolant tank for mk5,mk6,s3,a3,cupra etc...

      In very good condition only a few normal marks but would be hardly visible when fitted.
      Sold
      Mk5 R32/ S3 8p rear ebc yellowstuff pads
      £50.00
      Location: Maidenhead Berkshire
      Postage: £5.00
      Delivery Only

      Brand new still in the box R32/ S3 rear EBC Yellowstuff brake pads. Box is still sealed as I've decided to try and upgrade the standard rears to save the weight.
      Mtec drilled and grooved 310mm rear discs
      £90.00
      Location: Maidenhead Berkshire
      Postage: £5.00
      Delivery Only

      Brand new box only opened to check item Mtec drilled and grooved 310mm R32/S3 rear discs.