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Re: Long coding for ch steering module.
Last Poster: jason_rmh in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:38:27 PM
You're right, I would have expected a red or amber power steering light to be on.

It may be that some basic settings need doing somewhere?

J500 is the power steering control module.

Do you have any faults in module 16 (steering wheel) or 44 (steering assist)?

Re: Boot lid lc9z
Last Poster: MaxC in Wanted on Today at 10:34:19 PM

Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - H&R springs fitted
Last Poster: stacy2704 in Members Rides on Today at 10:19:48 PM
is the precat delete done with a replacement downpipe or modifying the existing one?

Re: Chris's Tornado Ed30 DSG
Last Poster: a8rnx in Members Rides on Today at 10:15:29 PM
Lovely example!

Was that RCD510 a straight fit mate? No issues in regards to battery drain / gateway issues?

Thanks mate hoping to have a bit more time come the summer to get

Re: Brake Confusion!
Last Poster: r5gtt in Performance Modifications on Today at 10:14:51 PM
Nothing to do with angles. It's to do with the small piston being on the leading edge of the pad
oh  :doh:  :signLOL: so be

Re: RCD510 into 08' Edition 30
Last Poster: a8rnx in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 10:13:42 PM
Cheers mate!

Should I find out what my gateway is beforehand? & how would I go about finding this out?

Thank you

Re: cam tensioner rattle in cabin
Last Poster: MartinGTI in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:12:16 PM
Just to add, my car is still silent today.

Re: Vwr cold air intake
Last Poster: shoaybmakda in Performance Modifications on Today at 10:11:41 PM
Yeah was just wondering if it happened and if anyone who was running a VWR intake could shed some thoughts on it as I was considering getting one.

In the end I bought one anyway and loving it - not also getting the drone noise some people were getting around 4K RPM which is great!

Re: Grey gttdi 250bhp
Last Poster: JGTTDI in Members Rides on Today at 09:21:46 PM
Nice, this much be loads of fun. I had a PD130 mk4 mapped to just over 180bhp and that felt nippy enough. The torque must be addictive!

Looking forward to the future plans.  :happy2:

Re: Intermittent Turbo boost?
Last Poster: TAPPY in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:14:51 PM
I have the same issue. It's fine most of the time but last week it wouldn't boost over 5 psi then 2 mins later it was back up to 11 psi then 2 days later it wouldn't go over 7 psi then same again 11 psi. I'm running a gfb DV+ so doubt that's my problem so wouldn't mind knowing what you find  :popcornsoda:

Re: Munster's Edition 30 #1595
Last Poster: munster in Members Rides on Today at 08:48:31 PM
Good to see you on the forum Wayne! I am a bad influence so it would seem  :grin:

Yet to see this in the flesh but I am sure you are making it into a nice car, Always happy to help were I can and offer advice  :happy2:

Once the Brakes are fitted I would look into fitting a Su

Re: Which stereo?
Last Poster: spesh in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:15:18 PM
Most seem to come with an adapter for reversing cameras which suggests any are compatible?

Re: Computer miles reading,
Last Poster: leebes in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:56:22 PM
Hi Bozz,

If you are referring to the digital miles display on the MFD display, then that is the estimated miles to the next fuel stop at your current mpg usage. So the needle might be at half way, but for example, if you are driving everywhere in 1st at 4,000 revs then the fuel aint going to last long...thus the estimated mileage will go down quickly.

if you d

Mirror stuck folded facing outwards (non electric)
Last Poster: grimrobsta in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:38:49 PM
The mirror swivels round and only locks in place when its folded right out . Somehow the lock in position has moved ? Anyone had this ? Any ideas to fix ?

Re: Wasted time all day
Last Poster: Pesky jones in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:35:33 PM
The m8 bit isn't common in your standard toolset, halfords do sell them however.

Much easier with the arch liner out

Re: Funtuning Rear Bumper
Last Poster: spicypixel in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Today at 06:15:34 PM
Yeah I see they have many styles including back porting the golf mk6 style.

Guess now my next question is it anyone has an SRS-tec fitted and to say how well it fits

Re: Tornado red R13
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on Today at 05:48:44 PM
Link.not working

Re: O/S outer valeo led rear light
Last Poster: Scoobykiller in Wanted on Today at 05:18:06 PM
You may have to buy a full set

Re: Clean your car promo code?? 25/02/17
Last Poster: 4ndy in Detailing on Today at 05:03:53 PM
Phone order ask what discount is available for £200 spend :happy2:

Re: Another newbie saying hi
Last Poster: Tfsi_Mike in New Member Intro's on Today at 04:11:24 PM

Welcome along!


Edition 30 Reflex Silver 07 plate 67k
Location: Cornwall
Collection Only

Hi everyone, been a member on here for a while since I started looking for my ed30 a few years ago. Used the forum a lot when the car was new to me and found it very helpful, but sadly for me, it is now up for sale, after recently having our first child the 3 door Golf is usable but awkward and I can't help think that's too nice to endure the daily knocks and bumps you would expect a family car to take.
Here are some details, all standard stuff for the ed30 as I'm sure most of you will already know :-)  Build number 2162 VW + specialist service history Factory xenon headlights with headlight washer pack, iPod connection, Factory sat nav Polo short aerial,Auto wipers, Auto lights with courtesy function, Genuine VW GTI mat set, Heated half leather GTI tartan seats with electric lumbar support, Genuine Pescara 18" alloys with veredestein ultrac Sessanta tyres and German style aluminium number plates (not in photos) car is in great condition, with the only modifications being eibach springs (originals included in sale) and a few professionally painted parts in gloss black, these include - wheels, mirror covers,and VW badges, it gives the car a different but subtle look. The car does have a small scuff on the lower front passenger side of the bumper and the alloys could really do with a refurb to make it immaculate.
Just got 12 months MOT, and it's declared as sorn because I'm am now a Volvo owner lol.

If your genuinely interested get in contact as the price is obviously not set in stone, and I'm fully aware that it's really only worth what someone wants to pay within reason.
MK5 Golf GTI full exhaust 26k miles.
Single Image
    Location: Kingswood Surrey
    Collection Only

    My dad is moving house and needs the exhaust out his garage. It's a full exhaust off a 2007 mk5 golf gti. Came off my car at 26k miles when the miltek was fitted. In good condition and has been in the garage for a couple of years.

    Would be a shame for it to end up at the tip so I'm open to offers.

    Any questions please text me.

    MK5 Golf GTI Edition 30 APR STG 2+ Great Condition!
    Location: Norfolk
    Collection Only

    Soon arrival of new car forces sale of my pride and joy....

    Mk5 Golf GTI Edition 30 2007.

    97k miles, will rise slightly.

    Diamond Black Metallic

    6 speed manual

    No. 127

    Full Dealer and Specialist service history.

    MOT due 25/07/2017

    Last service 96220 miles 30/12/16

    Timing belt replaced with water pump 20/03/15 79500 miles.

    Private plate will be removed and will return to 56 plate.

    HPI clear.

    Car is mapped to Shell Vpower 99ron which it is always run on.

    Washed and polished once a week.

    I am the 3rd owner of the car and have owned it for 4 1/2 years now.

    This is not your average GTI lots of extra and tasteful modifications

    Extras above normal Edition 30 spec....
    Multifunction steering wheel
    Xenon headlights
    RCD 510 Headunit
    Highline Computer in instrument cluster

    All this plus normal edition 30 spec of heated half leather seats, climate control, pescara alloys, Edition 30 body kit of skirts, front and rear valance.

    Thousands spent on modifications and replacement parts where needed, literally thousands!

    APR Stage 2+ 352bhp 395 lb/ft.

    Modifications include:
    APR Stage 2+ V3.4 Software £500
    VWRacing Enclosed Air Intake system £350
    Milltek Full 3" Turbo Back exhaust with sports cat. £1100
    Helix updated performance clutch. £600
    New LUK Dual mass flywheel £300
    APR Runner Flap delete kit £200
    APR High Pressure fuel pump £675
    Audi S3 front brake set up + HEL braided brake lines £400
    Eibach Sportline lowering springs £160
    WhiteLine Anti Lift Kit £100
    Audi S3 Alloy Intercooler £150
    Bentley Anthracite powder coat to alloys. £225
    Genuine VW Xenon headlights retrofitted £600

    All above and below prices are for parts only not including fitting!

    Selection of work done/parts replaced within the last 2 years....
    New Air con condensor and compressor £400
    New Oil pick up pipe and sump sealant. £75
    New recon power steering rack £250
    New top mounts and bearings £100
    Timing belt and water pump replaced £400
    Cam chain and adjustor replaced, along with new engine valves and 2 new camshafts, new injector, new head gasket kit , plus extras required amounting a bill of £2750 inc labour, like new top end of engine after this work, new valves with no carbon build up.
    New fuel pump cam follower every year
    Diverter valve and PCV valve replaced
    New front struts/shocks £130
    2 New front wings replaced under VW anti corrosion warranty.

    This car really is a joy to drive and can be an absolute animal when needed, surprises lots of cars on the road with phenomenal performance, or on the other hand it can be driven sensibly when needed.

    Whatever the car has needed over the years it has had, you will see this by the amount of receipts I have.

    Slight negatives which I've been honest about....
    Small lacquer peel to rear bumper lower section behind wheel, around 3" round, been touched in temporarily to stop it worsening.
    Few stone chips to front end, expected on a car of this age.
    Slight kerb to front passenger side wheel.
    Inside the rear passenger door on the sill small section of paint has flaked.
    Few chips on roof area around aerial, been touched up to stop water ingress.

    These are all items that i had planned to sort in the future if I kept it, there just is no benefit in me doing it to then sell it. They are all minor and hardly noticeable it's just I'm picky and like to be honest before you see the car!

    It's been my pride and joy for the last 4 years and a second car as I have a van for work, always well maintained and looked after  by Will and his team at VRS performance, APR dealer and VW specialist in Northampton.

    Any questions please ask, I may have missed something!

    No test drives without proof of fully comprehensive insurance, no third party stuff, otherwise I will be doing the driving!

    Located in Fakenham, Norfolk.

    Going on other prices, condition of the car and modifications I'm asking for £8995 Ono
    Gti highlines
    Location: Isle of wight
    Postage: £10.00
    Delivery or Collection

    By far the best OEM upgrade

    Gives full display

    Full working order, being 970's a lot simpler coding

    Slight damage to one screw mounting but doesn't affect fit.

    MK5 R32 Forge In
    Location: Solihull
    Collection Only


    I have a Forge induction kit for sale from my recently sold R32 which has covered approximately 15k miles. Good condition with the black Forge silicon hoses. Collected from Solihull area or possibly Coventry during the week or I can meet if not too far away.