Welcome

Welcome to the most comprehensive MK5 GTI forum on the internet. We have a fantastic "How to" DIY section, VCDS register and some of the most knowledgable mechanics/tuners in the business to help you with your pride and joy.

Founded in October 2008 we pride ourselves on continuing to be one of the very few car forums that is run entirely free from direct forum sponsorship and vastly supported by member donations.

If you are new to the forum please Register and say hello. and visit New Member Intro's and say hello.

Forum News

*** NEW FORUM PLEA - JANUARY 2017 ***
on January 07, 2017, 02:35:36 PM



:pomppomp: For anyone who wishes to donate just click on the link below  :pomppomp:

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LGHF5VDSC6AQL





Dear Faithful Members,

It's time again for us to ask for your help, Our forum funds have run out again and we need your support to top up the kitty to keep the site running, and to maintain it's independence (from sponsors etc).

So please dig deep and drop some funds to the cause via the link above  :happy2:

Thanks,







Re: Rough running
Last Poster: Lukegti in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:27:55 AM
Cheers guys  :happy2:

 Thanks I'll have to try throttle body and then find somewhere to realign it,

Didn't realise r tech did carbon cleaning, I'll have to book it in with them thanks. & I'll take a look at the vid. Thanks for the suggestions


Re: Intake Manifold Runner Control P3138 fault
Last Poster: jacobrownoly in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:30:14 AM
That fault code could be caused by the motor, the linkage or the actual runner flap assembly itself.... A new manifold MAY NOT fix the issue

Fit an RFD, bin off the motor.... job done and headache gone permanently....  :signLOL:

Sorry what's an RFD? Do you have a l


Re: ap coilover leak
Last Poster: Jayy26 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:04:31 AM
bump


Can some one explain to me what's happening here with the air mass?
Last Poster: sobbe in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:11:41 PM
I have made a measurement with obdeleven, where I have made measurements on rpm and air mass (g / air per minute)

As you can see on the first picture I have inserted, the air mass g/air per minute, rises to about 180 g/air per minute at 3400 rpm, but as you can see on picture 2 I have inserted , the air mass goes in minus when Rpm come over 3400 rpm. :confused:



Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: fish in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:36:08 PM
Picked car up after having front drivers side wing painted again under warranty (20 months after it was done the first time under warranty!).  Spotted rust bubbles on the inner lip appearing again.  Queried why not replace the wing seeing as it has come back so soon? - response was if it comes back again they will put a new wing on! 

Sent from my Nexus 5X using Tapatalk


Fuel cap not opening
Last Poster: Gti_enthu in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 10:36:06 PM
Hi. So my car is in the garage and the chap put it on the vcds and told me that there is a short to the ground for the fuel cap release button on the drivers door but he does not know how to fix it??  :thinking:

00332 - control circuit for tank flap
007 - short to ground.

There was also another code he doesn't know how to fix

000665 - boost


Re: MK5 Xenon Help **URGENT**
Last Poster: Mark_DF05 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:48:51 PM
Unfortunately not, sorry!


Re: Thinking of buying a MK5 GTI as my daily.
Last Poster: Mark_DF05 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:23:06 PM
I don't understand the idea that because you have a gti you have to be thrashing every time you get behind the wheel.

@VWGTI5 I do similar miles to you and put in between £50-60 per week.


People who break mk5 question for you
Last Poster: bradh in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:45:34 PM
Hi I'm possibly looking at the fact I might have to break my much lover mk5 due to bottom end knocking due to another flipping oil pump failure :(

So I'm trying to figure out roughly how much is made form breaking the car ( everything will probably be available apart from engine

Feel free to pm me if you don't want to put what you made on line



Re: What should end up as a r-line converted mk5 around 230TDI horses.
Last Poster: DFish in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:24:40 PM
Whilst you're taking the front subframe off, you might well want to look at getting the Subframe collar kit.

With an alignment after that the front end gets a lot tighter and point and shoot.

Fish


Re: Hoping to find someone to help with some stickers
Last Poster: GE90 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:24:24 PM
I use Diginate for my window sticker and it turned out great, there's no minimal order so you can order a single set if needed. They do other types of stickers/vinyls so could be worth a look?

Ordered - thanks very much.


Re: Throw out bearing issue - Mk6 Golf GTI
Last Poster: gman1978 in MK6 Modifications & Technical Area on Yesterday at 07:19:50 PM
This Forum seems to be dead ? anyone know a good one to join for vw golf gti ?


Edition 30 bouncing along road ???? Help
Last Poster: B1NCC 1.8T in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:12:35 PM
I'm running witec coilovers on my ed30. It's been off the road for a few months over winter, I've been using it now over he better weather.

But I'm feeling that driving it's just bouncing/shaking along the road. I never had this problem before I took it off the road.
It feels like the tyre has a bulge on the tread pattern

Check all tyres (they are new).


Aircon compressor
Last Poster: GtiKris in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 07:09:20 PM
Hi

Anybody near Peterborough that would like to replace my air con compressor?

Will pay, obviously ;-)

Kris

Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk



Coilovers not that low..
Last Poster: Mk5. EWC in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:51:29 PM
I've got some TEIN coilovers at the moment the front and rear are wound all the way down. I've seen static golfs lower than mine. I'm on 19s and still not tucking. Can't upload pictures... Instagram; reece_mk5ewc


Re: Considering selling Pirelli, whats the market like?
Last Poster: slix in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:18:09 PM
I would advertise on here and pistonheads for 12k as it is and give it a month and see where it leads. I would buy a modded car as you save a lot of money and hassle buying the parts and fitting yourself.

Then if no bite then slowly put back to standard with the easy bits and slowly lower the price as parts come off.


Re: Morgens ED30 No. 1871! Now with a new bottom ;)
Last Poster: Rob1 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 05:53:31 PM
 :happy2: to the last picture, its only right to take another picture and include the Mk1, 6 and 7


Re: FITTED MFSW CHEAPLY DONE
Last Poster: mikezs in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 04:49:17 PM
Here's some pics from when I replaced mine:






Re: Pioneer SPH DA120 - apple CarPlay
Last Poster: Simkins in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Yesterday at 04:09:11 PM
If we use this photo for reference:  https://d11tezxtmr089.cloudfront.net/image/cache/data/products/Fitting%20Kits/Volkswagen/ctkvw01-1-840x840.jpg

The cage slides through the plastic mount which is then screwed into the dash. The outer facia then clips around the edge once the head unit is


Re: Mk5 Golf GTi - Retro Fitting Xenon Headlights
Last Poster: DANBOY66 in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Yesterday at 04:03:43 PM
i have set of genuine xenons for sale on ebay

i would let them go a lot cheaper to someone on here £300 collection only :)

Shoutbox

Grey Golf GTI - Great spec and condition!
£5500.00
Location: West Midlands
Collection Only

Hi,

For sale is my Golf GTI, a lovely clean example that hasn't been modified to within an inch of its life, a blank canvas for a new project or just a sturdy daily.

The car has FSH and was last serviced at 88k so has plenty of time before the next service is due.

The car has the follow extras:
DSG Gearbox,
Heated leather bucket seats,
Xenons,
Genuine VAG/BBS Pescara wheels,
Multi function steering wheel,
Highline clocks,
Auxiliary input,
Heated mirrors.

The cam follower and diverter valve were replaced during the 88k service too as they are common points of failure and can cost a lot of money to fix so rest assured they are done with proof too!

The car is HPI clear and ready to go to a happy new owner!
K04-064 turbo only 7k of use
£500.00
Location: East Sussex
Postage: £15.00
Delivery or Collection

Up for sale is my genuine k04 turbo In excellent condition only covered 7,000 miles from new, I purchased from TPS last year RRP is £1400 new!,I have the invoice and can verify mileage to
This turbo will fit multiple of vag cars (tfsi engine)
Any questions give me a text on
07581256800
Josh
Superpro Adjustable Ball Joints Mk5 Golf inc GTi - NEW
£120.00
Single Image
    Location: Redhill, Surrey
    Postage: £7.50
    Delivery or Collection

    These are brand new, never used or fitted.

    Supplied by VDS Performance - www.vdsperformance.co.uk 

    Postage DPD Next Day Courier @ £7.50

    Cheapest on the internet, anywhere!!
    MK5 GTI heated leather seats 3 door
    £425.00
    Location: Maidenhead
    Collection Only

    Front and back 3dr heated leather seats, in good condition, zero marks on the back ones and some light wear on drivers bolster (as pictured). Fully functional only selling because I have bucket seats now. Some wear on plastics and slider handles. They have carbon dipped height adjustment handles but also have plain ones too. Will give them a good clean before collection but just too busy at the moment. Will hand deliver within reason.
    Nuespeed Throttle pipe
    £60.00
    Location: Broxburn
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Nuespeed throttle pipe for the VAG 2.0 TFSI range 2006-8 ko3 part number 48.02.66 comes with Forge connector which is 30 quid on its own. has some rub marks of my rad, these sit very close to them and you need to make sure fitment is bang on. the CTS version that another member has does the same. removed as sold car.