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Mk7 Key
Last Poster: Hendry in Mk5 General Area on Today at 04:00:05 PM
I like the look of the flip key for the mk7 Golf, looks smart and more up to date than the mk5 key, question is, if I was to go and buy a brand new one for a mk7 with the blade cut to my key number, would the immobiliser transponder and the remote part for the central locking code up to a mk5 ok, i.e. Is it the same system as the mk5 just in a nicer looking key or have VW completel

Re: Question regarding my RS4 fpv 200 bar frps
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:59:21 PM
Fuel rail pressure sensor my friend and it's the one I was told to get when going K04 by dan for my car to run properly.
The fuel rail pressure sensor is 200 bar for the K04 engine. You can use one from an Ed. 30, R, S3, etc.. I confused us with the RS4 valve. :smiley:

CDL engine
Last Poster: Usual Suspect in Wanted on Today at 03:53:18 PM
Hi as above wanted a CDL engine in good working order and low miles

Anyone with anything please Pm me or text call on 07983 222 677


Re: VR6 Engine
Last Poster: AJP in Wanted on Today at 03:40:41 PM
Might as well stick a 3.2 in! That and the 2.8 24v always seemed a popular upgrade from the 12v for the mk2/3 and Corrado lot.

Re: Inlet camshaft lobe wear
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:22:19 PM
Haha manuals have their own problems!

Re: Brakes - What Discs and Pads (Stock)
Last Poster: Cadders96 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:56:29 PM
Wasn't just saying OEM brake pads and discs btw guys :happy2: Meant Stock Calipers what could I get with these that are good and not overly expensive!

What's important is usage. As a 'fast r

Re: Poor Start-up, shoddy, struggling. Now power loss, reduced torque.
Last Poster: bonelorry in Technical Workshop on Today at 02:34:44 PM
All my ED30's have been poor starters, I researched and found it is a common TFSI trait.

Turns over and kind of struggles a little to burst into life, Went through everything on my last one Full Service, PCV, Varta battery, Full Diag check....No difference.

Although my 2 x CDL Engined cars have been fine.

Re: R-tech Remap.
Last Poster: white91 in R-Tech Zone on Today at 02:33:27 PM
Each to their own,  it I often find map5 a bit aggressive for daily driving, I see this option similar to a 'sport' button

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Re: R in da house
Last Poster: prp74 in Members Rides on Today at 01:39:54 PM
Welcome back and looking forward to some pics  :happy2:

Re: Still not covering rust
Last Poster: GTIEagles in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:08:23 PM
It seems pot luck as to whether the dealership with make your life difficult or not. It's definitely worth trying multiple dealers if you have the luxury of having a few nearby.

Re: Fitted Forge Intake, rear pipe not secure?
Last Poster: AJP in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:18:06 PM
It seems logical that there should be a fair bit of 'give' if you consider how much the engine slops and rocks. If it was bolted solid I'd imagine it'd just shear its fixings.

Re: Too low....
Last Poster: AJP in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:18:19 AM
Really weird that the adjusters weren't fitted to start with ... I thought they had to be on coilovers tbh.

But yes, if they are on just get the c spanners out and wind the spring up. Should get the c spanners from the guy who sold you the car though, as not all c spanners seem to be the

Re: 18" diamond cut monza refurb, opinions please
Last Poster: Cadders96 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:05:43 AM
So the 18" monza wheels are the main thing letting down the appearance of my recently purchased gti. They have a pretty bad case of white worm on all 4 wheels.

I've found a place local-ish to me that will do f

Re: Xenon depo question (DRLS)
Last Poster: omar2222 in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Today at 10:09:53 AM
Thanks! Going to order them now  :happy2:

Re: Wiper Delete
Last Poster: AJP in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:11:38 AM
Personally, i don't think i could live without the rear wiper. When you get the spray mixed with road salt being thrown up onto the rear window and then drying, im not sure any product can effectively counter that?

Each to their own i guess and everyone can mod their cars as they wish -

Re: dipstick
Last Poster: richtung in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:57:14 AM
Just noticed these on the ECS website:


I have seen others where you just replace the dipstick hand for a metal one but the ECS product appears to

Re: Possible Thermostat Issue
Last Poster: The Red Warrior in FAQ's on Today at 07:33:31 AM
Mine cost me 4 hours of labour  :signLOL:


R32 / ED30 rear lights
Location: London
Postage: £10.00
Delivery or Collection

Brand new.
Golf Edition 30 MFSW manual steering wheel
Location: Birmingham
Postage: £20.00
Delivery or Collection

For sale is my mfsw off my edition 30, the steering wheel is in great condition as you can see from pictures.
I also have highline clocks and ed30 alloys with tyres, wheels have been custom painted in shadow chrome and darker background on them.
Tyres are 2x uniroyal rainsport 225/40/18 and goodyear f1 assys 2 225/40/18 all with around 5mm
Clocks £120
Alloys £650
Goodyear F1 as2 tyres
Location: Ayrshire
Collection Only

Set of 4 used Goodyear F1 asymmetric 2. 225/40/18

No punctures or sidewalk damage.

Removed from S3. No inner or outer wear. Depths range from 4.4mm to 6mm as pics

Pick up only cash on collection. Based in East Ayrshire £140.
Forge Diverter Valve Kit for 2.0 TFSI
Location: Plymouth
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection

All parts required are included, just need a couple of jubilee clips to install the boost tap. I've also just bought a Forge service kit for it which includes new O-rings etc.

Selling because I bought a new diverter valve as part of servicing my new car without realising this was fitted.