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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: Drivers door gap
Last Poster: Craig Stanley in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 09:57:55 PM
I did think of doing that. Might have a crack at it tomorrow as there is no paint on the top section apart from on the inside. Cheers

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Re: What is this bloody noise!!
Last Poster: Clgale1988 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 09:14:07 PM
I know mate i left it sat for 5 days come back and sounds like that goes after iv drove it for abit but its still there very faintly but its definatly coming from the throttle body by sounds of it

Last Poster: NikerGTI in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 08:57:29 PM
recently updated to firmware 5238 - since I've had no sound from Bluetooth, CDs, MDI, Phone calls etc etc etc

anyone have any idea?

Re: DSG getting jerky when engine is hot
Last Poster: Leon_FR in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:55:00 PM
Gutter. Mine seems identical to yours. It's been jerky when hot since I purchased 14 months ago. Was noted on test drive as didn't get to hot. It seems to have got worse now tho and does have a quiet whine. One other thought I had was the idle rpm, as that's higher when cold.

Re: Dyson V8
Last Poster: garrardrj in Random Chat on Today at 08:48:02 PM
If you really want a Brute, and for it to last forever, get a KIRBY, my Mum originally bought it in 1994 still being used today, been passed down through the family, just won't die! LMAO.

VAX are sh*te.

Had a Dyson DC01, built well, lasted about 10 years... had one of those D

Re: Top Gear
Last Poster: Spankiee in Random Chat on Today at 08:43:10 PM
sabine schmit or whatever she's called freaks me out when she gets excited  :scared:

Re: Brexit
Last Poster: Spankiee in Random Chat on Today at 08:40:52 PM
i voted out and i will stand by it.  :grin:

Re: Brake line install questions
Last Poster: v4rley in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:31:21 PM
Take the old ones off and put the new ones on?

Here's a uses guide:

Re: Martin's Tornado Red DSG Edition 30
Last Poster: Martin_jk in Members Rides on Today at 08:08:35 PM
Car look's great, love the sunroof as well.
Thanks mate :) yeah the sunroof was definitely a bonus, not seen many edition 30's with one either!

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Golf Gti mk5 Radiator Fans
Last Poster: wordy1979 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 07:47:21 PM

I've just bought a Golf GTI Mk5 2005 reg. Just wondering when should the rad fans come on?


Re: Edition 30 - Register
Last Poster: Marco78 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:46:49 PM
Just purchased 0227 didn't have a plaque on it got in touch with VW customer services and they kindly sent me one FOC :happy2:

Re: Boost leak only on startup?!
Last Poster: An0NyMOUs in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:12:07 PM
Couldn't be the choke? Mines rather noisy for the first few minutes after starting from cold.

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Re: Car is dragging and feels misfiry if that's a word.
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:56:52 PM
Time for a runner flap delete by the sounds of it  :happy2:
Tayll be next month then  :sad1:

First of all, try an intake manifold runner basic settings test: http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/in

Re: Tfsi Mikes Money Pit :: AKS built Cupra :: TTE420 :: Rtech Tuned
Last Poster: Tfsi_Mike in Members Rides on Today at 04:41:15 PM
Flying visit to @vRSAlex and the team at AKS this morning for a quick checkup and to swap over my rotors and engine mounts.

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Re: GTi International 2016 - July 9th-10th
Last Poster: Adam0604 in Shows, Events and Meets on Today at 04:15:55 PM
Final list of members paid and allocated to club stand. If anyone is missing off this list who has paid and selected for the club stand, please let me know before Monday night.

Re: omeydz's Golf MK6 TSI - GTI/R20 Hybrid *DSG converted* Milltek fit pics p15
Last Poster: rex in MK6 Members Rides on Today at 03:46:54 PM
Yep its a k&n .. came with @rex  recommendation. Sounds amazing

Really glad you like it and really glad I could be of assistance :) !

Re: Faz's Black GTI SOLD - Now a Shadow Blue GTI! Stage 1 complete
Last Poster: cicco in Members Rides on Today at 03:38:27 PM
Nice looking shadow blue mate and some good mods,  with decent power from r tech,  mine was mapped there too.

Re: Best LED Lights
Last Poster: Gtiene in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:28:54 PM
Thanks for the link @4ndy I'll have a look at those as well!

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Re: Dubvrs 2008 GTI restoration and upgrade
Last Poster: dubvrs in Members Rides on Today at 03:20:46 PM
Wanna swap your prestige middle box for my sports middle box ? :)

Not interested in changing sorry. Don't even know what it sounds like. Front box was ordered smaller from BCS apparently but yet to confirm.

Picked up the E class this morning. Drives a lot differen

Re: Milltek non-res cat back
Last Poster: Gingerzilla in Performance Modifications on Today at 02:12:04 PM
I have recently picked up a non res cat back and love it to bits bar the fact I find it to quite and its NON RES. Fitted it myself in about an hour and it fits lovely with no rattles or anything

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FOR SALE - Red 2006 MK5 GTI ED30 look-a-like. "Fully Loaded"
Location: Essex
Collection Only

A very reluctant sale but we have seen a house we want to buy and this will bump up our deposit.

Please note the photos are before the brake upgrade and the MK6 clocks and climate panel were installed but if you see my build thread you will see loads of iPhone photos.

The car has been garaged for the last 3 years and will be handed over cleaned to the standard I'd expect to buy a car in (see below to see how clean that is!)

Members of this forum will probably be familiar with the car already and there is a long thread with everything I've done to it here:

I realise selling a car like this is always tough as I'd like to recoup some of the costs that have gone into it. I'm going to advertise it for a couple of weeks as it is and then if there is no interest I'll start offering bits for sale / swap with cash my way etc and then re advertise the standard car.

This is ideal for someone who would want to buy a standard car and fit all these parts anyway. You can see below how much it has all cost so doing it this way would save you a considerable amount!

The car has just had 2 brand new Michelin Super Sport tyres and the other 2 were only a year old on the rear so are barely worn. All 4 wheels were refurbished at the same time.

Spec and price as new.

Basic car OTR, 3dr DSG GTi - £20,982
18" Monza 2 alloys - £445 (no longer on the car and sold. now running 19" BBS)
Cruise Control - £270
DVD Nav system inc highline dash / arm rest / 6cd changer - £1845 (nav removed and sold, 6cd arm rest in place but not connected. now running RCD510DAB)
Bi-Xenon lights - £725
Full Leather seats inc heated seats - £1645 (now swapped for ED30 heated seats)
Electric folding and auto dimming mirrors - £180
Rear Parking Sensors - £295
Multifunction Steering Wheel - £375 (now swapped for MK6 GTi Multifunction wheel)
Electric Glass Sunroof - £495
Winter Pack - £200

The car also has Lux Pack and Light Pack which I was never able to find details of the price but the Light Pack is excellent with extra footwell lights and puddle lights under the mirrors which light up when you unlock the car.

Total - £27,457

Extras added since new and how the car currently sits

ED30 Look

ED30 front splitter / side skirts / rear lower bumper / red stitched hand brake / red stitched golf ball dsg gear shifter - £unknown price, added by previous owner
ED30 3dr Interior - £500
ED30 Dark Rear lights with white fog lens mod - £135
MK6 GTI DSG Multifunction red stitched steering wheel - £300
MK6 'CH' steering controller - £115
OSIR GT metal DSG shifters - £45
Genuine BBS CH 19x8j - £500 plus refurb in satin black with silver lip £400
New genuine BBS centre caps in carbon finish - £60
Michelin Pilot Super Sports 225/35/19 88Y XL - £650
Respray bonnet and bumper and wings (wings replaced under warranty)- £650

Power and Handling

Milltek cat back non res exhaust - £300
R-Tech Stage 1 remap - £290
H&R lowering Springs - £300 fitted
H&R rear 24mm Solid ARB - £200 fitted
Whiteline Anti-Lift Kit - £120


RCD510DAB headunit - £230
Latest CANBUS - £75
AUX 3.5mm input - £25
JL XD400/4 amp - £290
Hertz HSK163 speakers - £360
JL 10W3V3-4 Sub - £150
Custom Sub Enclosure - £160
Misc ICE wiring and sound deadening - £100
Audison Bit Ten with remote in custom ash tray location - £180
VW 7P6 J revision Bluetooth handsfree / audio streaming - £140


All interior and exterior bulbs changed to LED with no bulb errors - £30
Mk6 red halo highline clocks - £240
Mk6 Climate controls - £140
OEM LED Number Plate lights - £25
340mm MK7 Golf R brakes - £500
HEL Braided lines all round - £80

£6790 worth of upgrades / improvements.
Plus all the usual servicing and maintenance costs which have all been done on time.

I'm also a detailer by trade (www.cambridgeautogleam.com) and I have looked after the car as I would a customers car so I'd say you probably won't find a cleaner / shinier car out there.

The car currently has 95k miles and this will change slightly as I'm still using the car occasionally.

Brand new Milltek cat back. Golf mk5 Gti/edition 30
Location: Stoke
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection

Brand new Milltek cat back. Golf mk5 Gti/edition 30  2.75 non resonated. Brand new never fitted still bubble wrapped with receipt of purchase. Collection only thanks.
Genuine VW RCD 510 UK Model
Location: Dewsbury West Yorks
Postage: £10.00
Delivery or Collection

Genuine VW RCD 510 - come off my Golf. Comes with security code
very good condition, no scratches or marks on the front of the unit
UK Model - not the Chinese model
Any question please ask, open to offers
RCD 510 DAB UK Model
Location: Dewsbury West Yorks
Postage: £10.00
Delivery or Collection

Genuine VW RCD 510 with DAB Radio. Comes with security code
overall in very good condition, no scratches or marks on the front of the unit
you will need a dab aerial, i bought one from ebay for £16 - goes at the front of the windscreen
Any question please ask
RNS510 SatNav headunit with SSD hardrive and DAB radio
Single Image
    Location: Leeds
    Collection Only

    E version, has SSD hard drive and new GPS chip for better response. Loaded with latest software 6xxx, V13 west EU maps with speed cameras, VIM activated aswell.
    Comes with GPS antenna and code card. Price is 570, prefer collection due being expensive one, but can be shipped.
    Single Image
      Location: Luton
      Collection Only

      3" downpipe from eBay good condition,
      About 5 months old.