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Re: Brake Confusion!
Last Poster: r5gtt in Performance Modifications on Today at 01:57:38 AM
Hi guys I'd like to ask a question re brakes as we're on the subject so not to post a new thread  :signLOL:
My leading pistons are the smaller ones at the top and was wondering if I was to swap the pipes and nipples over so that the bigger pistons are at the top and would there be any difference in braking?.

PFA thanks

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Re: Black windscreen wash cap
Last Poster: MIJ_JAGGER in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:12:19 AM
I did mine gun metal grey just to be different  :booty:
Pics?


Re: cam tensioner rattle in cabin
Last Poster: Jay_bcfc in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:47:23 PM
What kind of price would you be looking at do this job at a inde garage?


List of options that can be coded for mk5?
Last Poster: spwd in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:04:54 PM
Hi guys just wondering if there's a list of options/mods that can be coded in such as the door locking feature at 15 kph ?

Steve.


Re: Odometer change
Last Poster: ady-gti in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:51:09 PM
There is this guide here: http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=201776.msg1877402#msg1877402 from another forum - sorry...

I've not used it so I can't verify it but it looks the part.


Re: Wills MK5
Last Poster: WillB in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:12:16 PM
Welcome  :smiley:

It looks a nice example.
Thanks

Does need tidied up a bit but its to be expected with a 10 year old car

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Re: Very strange folding mirror problem
Last Poster: SI-R32 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:11:12 PM
Concentrate on drivers mirror for a moment, get it folded in on the switch, now disconnect the mirror plug from the door module so it remains folded, now using the switch get the passenger mirror to fold in, turn off ignition, plug driver side mirror back into door module should now both work  in tandem

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Re: Best place to advertise an Edition 30
Last Poster: Dave J in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:04:54 PM
The forum is free advertising (once you have enough posts), so given an ED30 is maybe a bit niche to anyone not really a VW follower, you could do worse than a for sale post on here with lots of info and detailed pics of the condition of your car.

Whilst the ED30's are now getting on in miles, and I do see a few low milers out there - I note very few one owner examples.


Re: Slight misfire
Last Poster: bradh in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 09:23:54 PM
That's interesting any pictures of it all fitted straight swap no cutting etc needed?


Re: Anyone selling a miltek exhaust for a mk5 golf gti 30 edition??
Last Poster: Charlie Audi S3 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:57:56 PM
@mart. Can you drop me a text please can't contact you on here not letting me thanks Charlie 07772611784


Re: Martin's Tornado Red DSG Edition 30
Last Poster: Martin_jk in Members Rides on Yesterday at 08:57:48 PM
Great progress martin :happy2:

I may have missed it but when will the brakes be on and what pads will you use?

P.s I also have a tornado red edition 30 with a sunroof :love:
Cheers mate :)

Brakes should hopefully be on in march, I've bought the


Re: Exhaust
Last Poster: mart. in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:51:43 PM
Let me know when you are ready to buy.


Re: Kav's Grey GTi - minor updates....
Last Poster: james_kav in Members Rides on Yesterday at 08:14:05 PM
Great example you have there, I love gray GTIs, keep up the good work
Thanks Rich, I do too but then I'm slightly biased!!
More to follow but my wife is due this weekend so this may get put on the back burner for a few weeks at least!!

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Re: Reflex Silver Mk5 Golf GTI
Last Poster: james_kav in Members Rides on Yesterday at 08:12:19 PM
Great job with the detailed pictures and it's transformed the interior. What's next?


* RESOLVED * Down on power after cambelt change
Last Poster: bungle in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 07:16:00 PM
Thanks guys. You were spot on!


Re: Chris's Tornado Ed30 DSG
Last Poster: bigrich690 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 06:17:15 PM
Looks good clean mate, you must have paid a dam fortune for that kind of mileage


Re: My gt tdi
Last Poster: JGTTDI in Members Rides on Yesterday at 06:13:57 PM
This looks nice, what wheels do you have fitted? I can't quite make it out from the pictures.


Re: Mk2 Golf Kamei Edition
Last Poster: JGTTDI in Other VAG on Yesterday at 06:05:02 PM
Just read this thread, nice to see another mk2 getting some love. This this will be mad with the new 3.2 engine in it.  :happy2:


Re: Jacks mk5 Tornado Red GTI
Last Poster: bigrich690 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 06:03:05 PM
Omg get them Wheels on haha don't know how your not tempted to put them on

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JL Audio C5-653 3 way component speakers
£275.00
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    Location: Swansea
    Postage: £25.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Hi guys I fitted these to my mk5 but I'm now in a mk7 so they no longer fit into the doors.

    The sound quality on these is incredible, they really are as good as the reputation suggests.

    The speakers are in excellent condition and come with mounting rings to fit the mk5/6 front doors.

    No box, grilles or tweeted mounts unfortunately but if your fitting into OEM tweeter locations they fit great with some hot glue or double sided foam tape.

    The woofer sizes are 6.5" and 4". The power handling is so high they are like mini subs. The quality of the set is way beyond the norm.

    RRP is 650 and cheapest online is around 570.

    Any questions at all please ask.

    Thanks.
    Pete.
    Pipewerx Decat Downpipe
    £150.00
    Location: Liverpool
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery Only

    Here we have up for sale a pipewerx decat downpipe

    Not your cheap ebay downpipe, quality stainless steel.

    Come with lifetime guarantee

    Has a reducer fitted to mate up to the standard cat back

    Only 3k miles old

    Needs a wipe down and will come up like new

    150 posted.
    Sold
    Skoda Bluetooth phone kit 729b
    £125.00
    Location: Cork City, Ireland
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery or Collection

    In excellent working condition, worked flawlessly for the last 3 years or so in my car.

    Perfect unit for anyone who's wants a unit that will work with any phone seamlessly with mfsw, red dot fis and RNS510. To my knowledge it's the only OEM unit that does.

    More info here http://www.carsystems.pl/vw-bluetooth-1z0035729b-upgrade-kit,id1738.html

    Just need to solder 4 wires onto your headunit loom, very easy and straight forward to do, i've labelled the wires for ease of installation. Happy to help via PM with any install questions if needed. Only thing you will need to pick up is the carpet piece that covers the unit under the seat, part number 1Z0 971 813 62U, only about a fiver from the dealer and two torx screws and fixings to hold the cradle in place.

    There's an excellent how to here also, which is what i used when doing mine http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,44094.0.html

    Price includes postage from Ireland
    Sold
    MDI harness
    £20.00
    Single Image
      Location: Cork City, Ireland
      Postage: £0.00
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      Used item, in perfect working condition

      Price includes postage from Ireland
      7p6 Bluetooth harness
      £20.00
      Single Image
        Location: Cork City, Ireland
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Brand new, not been fitted, no microphone

        Price includes postage from Ireland
        Single BRAND NEW OZ Superturismo GT 8x18 plus new 225 40 18 Toyo Proxes
        £100.00
        Location: Crawley
        Collection Only

        A brand new unmounted 18' OZ Superturismo GT alloy plus brand new 225 40 18 Toyo Proxes tyre

        5x112
        75mm centre bore
        Unsure of ET can measure if people know how. But checking on demon tweeks site wheel only comes in ET 50 or 35 at the spec and size

        Any questions please ask or more pics

        Will upload with user name asap
        OZ Alleggerita HLT 18"
        £850.00
        Location: Birmingham
        Collection Only


        oz alleggerita for sale

        5x112 et45 18x8j

        Lightest 18" alloys im aware of you can buy in very good condition with smallest amount of kurb on 2 wheels as seen in pics

        They come with 4 good vredestein tyres 3 with 7mm one with 3mm.

        Bolts and locking nuts included.

        Retail at £1500 brand new without tyres so please no timewasters
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