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***** The How To Guide Thread *****
« on: August 25, 2012, 05:21:55 PM »
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LOCAL GUIDES IN RED

EXTERNAL GUIDES IN BLUE


ENGINE, GEARBOX AND SERVICING

Cam Belt Replacement 2.0TFSI

Cam Cover Removal And Replacement 2.0TFSI

Cam Chain and Tensioner DIY

DSG Basic Settings Tutorial

DV K04 Removal and Fitting

DV Relocation K03 to K04 Position

DV and PCV Diagnostic

EGR Valve / EGR Cooler Delete Mk5 TDI (BKD / BMN)

Engine Cover Modification for Aftermarket Air Intake

Removing Engine Cover

Fuel Pump Cam Follower

Fuel Pump Cam Follower - Video

Fuel Pump Removal and Fitting

Intake Valve Blow-By Cleaning

PCV Change

PCV Change (another link)

Rear Engine Mount Insert

S3 Intercooler Install

Spark Plug Change

Timing Belt Change

Wurth Engine Flush and Oil Change 2.0TFSI

How to change your inline thermostats (Long warmup problem)



EXHAUSTS


CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION

Changing/Replacing Rear Anti Roll Bar

WALK Fitting Instruction Video

How to cut front springs H&R supersport for more front rake



BRAKES

R32/S3 Front Brake Fitting

Brake bell refurbishment

NQSBBK Fitting

Rear brake upgrade
 



EXTERIOR

Boot Pop Modification (YouTube)

Doorlock Module Replacement

Front Grill Removal

Door Skin Removal

Fog Light Grills - DIY Open Grills

Headlight 'Joey" Mod

Magnetic Number Plate Fixing

OEM Rear View Camera Install

R32 Rear Bumper Install

Rear Badge Placement

Rear Valance Removal

Side mirror housing and side mirror lens removal

Wet sand headlights



INTERIOR

Ashtray/Ashtray Lid removal Mk5 Golf

'Alu Strip' Trim Removal

Bulb changing interior and exterior

Door Card Removal (YouTube)

How to fit an Armrest

Heated Seats Retrofit (using Kufatec Loom)

Manual Gear Knob Gator Removal/Fitting

Rear Bench Removal

How to fit underseat draws

3DR Sliding Seat Repair

Passat Switch Fitting

Removal of Boot trim and Removal of rear wiper motor




AUDIO, NAVIGATION AND PHONE


RNS510 How To Update The Firmware

RNS510 Adding Speed Camera Locations On The Map Display

How To Add AUX-In To An MDI Kit

How to retro fit a 6 CD changer, IPod, USB or MDI dock

How to replace/change a head unit

How to run speaker cable through door connector 

LIGHTING


Door Warning Lights

High Level Brake Light Removal

OEM LED Lights - Skyline Modification

Puddle Light Retro Fit

Skyline tail light mod for Jetta





ELECTRICAL

Adding additional circuits to fuse board

Boost Gauge DEFI 52mm and OSIR Vent Pod

Cruise Control Fitting

Can Gateway Swap

CECM Swap

DSG Paddle Fix

Key Disassembly

OSIR Replacement DSG Paddle Shifters

Midline to Highline Clock Retrofit

Passat Interior Switches

Skoda 1Z0 035 729B Bluetooth Kit
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Re: The How Guide Thread
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2012, 09:34:07 PM »
If anyone has bookmarked good DIY guides on here post them up and ill add them to the list. Its taking me ages to sift through 70 pages!

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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2012, 10:08:35 PM »
OK.. gonna start adding external links now and mark them as Blue to help differentiate.

Any guides you know of whack them here and ill add them.

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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2012, 02:13:48 PM »
Great to see one of my guides has been used here  :happy2:

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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2012, 01:59:40 PM »
Updated.

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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2012, 11:57:01 PM »
Ta.. will add them soon.

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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2012, 12:46:51 AM »
awesome read....
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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2013, 07:36:03 AM »
Here's one Rich, fitting side skirts to a mk5

http://uk-mkivs.net/forums/t/53368.aspx

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Re: Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2013, 08:47:29 AM »
Wow some great guides there

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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2013, 09:01:27 AM »
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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2013, 09:06:09 AM »
Thanks.. will add it later today.   :happy2:

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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2013, 09:39:55 AM »

Great work Rich  :notworthy:

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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2013, 07:53:38 AM »
A guide on "Fitting Side Skirts/Sill Extensions" just added by A1DAN2.0TDISPORT on here...

http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,61433.0.html

And also this one posted by VC a few years ago to get them off  "Removing Side Skirts/Sill Extensions".

http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,2209.0.html

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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #13 on: February 15, 2013, 11:23:04 AM »
Is there a DIY thread on how to replace the front wiper mech.??

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Re: ***** The How Guide Thread *****
« Reply #14 on: February 15, 2013, 09:42:56 PM »
This will help you If you read past the first section but you may need to use a tool if the arms have never been off!

http://www.r32oc.com/topic/29242-canbus-gateway-location-removal/

Many thanks for the gateway.
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