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mk5 GTI Pirelli
on Today at 08:35:44 AM
Hiya chaps, hope this is alright here, I will be putting my beloved pirelli up on autotrader this weekend,  will be purchasing a caddy/transporter so I'm keeping it VW
Re: RCD330 with apple car play
Last Poster: waqasr in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 03:27:36 PM
Has anybody got the MFSW buttons to work properly wih the 330? Its the only thing keeping me from getting one!

Re: Cordless Leaf Blower - any Recommendations Pls?
Last Poster: amanda in Random Chat on Today at 02:20:54 PM
I personally do my own gardening ..........don’t get me wrong as I do it because I have to  :confused: (hate it though)
All my tools are petrol powered as I want to get it done ASAP and cannot be bothered in having to wait for battery pacs to charge when they run down
Just my 2 penneth

Re: GTDI suddenly stopped - No fuel in filter housing (But fuel in tank)
Last Poster: AntzGti in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:41:15 AM

Yes correct.

There is a simple electrical "lift pump" that supplies fuel from your tank up to the HPFP.

If the filter is dry, a simple test would be to energise the lift pump (VAG Com maybe?) and disconnect the input fuel line from the lift pump to your fuel filter and direct that into a bowl. If the lift pump is working then you should get ste

Re: Valuation
Last Poster: Juliand in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:31:48 AM
The online MOT history checker is a good place to confirm mileage and patterns of use as well as possible maintenance issues.


Good link that  :happy2:

mk5 GTI Pirelli
Last Poster: Dan8812 in Announcements on Today at 08:35:44 AM
Hiya chaps, hope this is alright here, I will be putting my beloved pirelli up on autotrader this weekend,  will be purchasing a caddy/transporter so I'm keeping it VW

Re: I'm back with another....
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:48:09 PM
Good to see you back Peter

Re: New Member with a Golf to save!
Last Poster: Dogma in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 10:22:34 PM
Hello and welcome to the party.

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I Wasn't Going To Get Another Black Car But...
Last Poster: DaveyBoyWonder in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:35:03 PM
Evening all.
Thought I'd start to put together a build thread for my Golf. Bit of a back story first... We've owned the car for nearly 2 years now (which is pretty good going for us as we normally get bored/circumstances change/cars break well before the 2 year mark!) being bought at first just to be a slightly bigger daily driver for the wife. Our main vehicle is our T5 campe

Re: revs climb on gear change cruise control doesnt work
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:25:15 PM
Let us know the outcome

How to tell if front bumper is genuine or not?
Last Poster: Golf5 GT in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:48:08 PM
Hi. Can someone tell me how do I tell from pictures of the front GTI bumper is genuine or not?

Thank you.

Re: Cost of a clutch change
Last Poster: Octoparrot in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:15:29 PM
Well the final cost was £1229.90. The clutch does feel a good bit lighter (as does my wallet) and bites a lot lower down now so much so I stalled it driving away from the garage.  :ashamed:

Re: Killing The White Worm....
Last Poster: amanda in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 01:36:02 PM
Any piccies?

Mk5 3 door hatch wanted .........not a gti!
Last Poster: amanda in Wanted on Yesterday at 12:58:21 PM
As title .....has anyone got a 1.4 or 1.6 golf in manual and must be petrol. Not too fussy on color but red or black are top faves. Preference is for a low mileage fsh car with lots of history and must be mot’d 😉
Max price would be £2000
Has anyone got anything that will fit my requirements?  :evilgrin: :evilgrin:

P.s it’s not for me but for my son to rep

Last Poster: JamesP in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 12:29:06 PM
Just realised this should of been posted in here.....

Hello all, I’m James  :happy2:
So just thought I would come and say alright, just bought an Edition30, and will no doubt need guidance etc in the future, and also would be nice to see who else loves local as I’m quite new to the area.....
First thing I most defo need help with is a new Edition30 badge for

Re: Newbie - Black Edition30
Last Poster: neilw in Announcements on Yesterday at 12:09:37 PM
Welcome, I'm also from Southampton (Totton)

Re: Coil Packs and Spark Plugs advice
Last Poster: jaylufc17 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:02:54 AM
not sure paid around £120 including the NGK plugs... they may have just been red, will have to have a look

would expect the R8 ones if they were genuine to be a lot more so guessing they are probably a normal set just in red

Re: Shaun's GT TDI
Last Poster: shaunnorris7 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:17:08 AM
Bit of an update.. (still no photos, will sort when clean and after next weeks work).

Genuine monzas purchased and fully refurbed.
Black headlining all installed.
ED30 rear lights installed.
ED30 calipers purchased and refurbed by Jonny at BCR.
Custom sub box with 10" slimline sub, amp and  Pioneer DAB headunit installed.
Interior dash trim dipp

Re: Chuck Money At It Or Buy Another?
Last Poster: DaveyBoyWonder in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:11:43 AM
After having another look around at the weekend, for what I think it'd cosy to sort out the buy a that need doing on mine as well as a few choice upgrades (got some Eibachs springs in the garage but going to go straight to AP coilovers I think - had them before on a mk5 platform car and rated them), there's not a lot out there I'd prefer.

Time to get a build thread going

Re: Steering Wheel Swap 2006 GTi - which one fits?
Last Poster: Yayoumee in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 05:15:53 AM
I agree with this opinion.

Re: TPS 5-30 oil offer
Last Poster: Rob1 in Mk5 General Area on November 11, 2018, 09:38:51 PM
Isn’t that the normal price at TPS, I bought 5 litres of 5-40 a couple of weeks ago for £12.50

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Genuine Bi-Xenons
Single Image
    Location: East London
    Postage: £15.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Come off my written off GTI (rear end, so lights arnt damaged). Great condition, one repaired tab. Including all bulbs and ballasts, igniters etc. Preferably collection due to size.

    20181111_160414 by joe blogggs, on Flickr
    BNIB ED30 Six speed Knob
    Location: Milton Keynes
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery Only

    Genuine ed30 knob complete,free postage to the UK Mainland if asking price met.
    stage 2+ r tech edition 30 dsg 3 door
    Single Image
      Location: doncaster
      Collection Only


      please see facebook link for pics as I habnt advertised on auto trader yet.

      For sale is my 2007 golf gti edition 30.
      R tech stage 2+
      69k miles
      3 door
      2 keys

      No silly offers

      Only reason for sale is looking for a 5 door, will definitely be missed!

      Car is currently in the garage for winter so mileage won't rise.
      One of the best examples you will find considering these cars are over 10 years old now, they are alot of poor examples out there.

      Aswell as all the standard edition 30 spec.
      The car is modified, all carried out by myself, car was completely standard when I bought it, so iknow everything has been done the right way with the best available parts.
      Iknow what the car is worth standard and I know what the upgrades are worth which is why the car is priced as it is.

      Always had a full service (oil,air,fuel) every year since I've owned it (April 2015)
      Cam follower has been changed twice and checked on every service in my ownership
      Timing belt and water pump done earlier this year
      Brand new front discs and pads
      Car comes with original OE VW edition 30 number badge

      13152 Service - August 2008
      25934 Service - January 2010
      32109 Service - September 2010+brake fluid+A/C
      41030 Service - November 2012
      44664 Service - October 2013 + timing belt & water pump
      46749 Service - March 2014
      53338 Service - May 2015
      53475 dsg service+cooler June 2015
      57687 service - February 2016
      62841 service - March 2017
      66082 service - March 2018
      67359 Timing belt + pump - April 2018

      Cherry red hazard switch
      MFSW buttons
      Gti seat inserts
      Rcd 510 with oem usb+aux switch
      Full led conversion

      Smooth us front grill
      Open fog grills
      Powdercoated pescaras anthracite
      R32 rear bumper smoothed tow eye and exhaust valance in KAE (Nissan grey) grey
      OE VW Polo aerial
      Wind deflectors
      Colour coded rear badge baseplate
      Double reverse light lens mod
      Dewiper rear 
      Edition 30 front grill badge

      Evoms intake
      R tech twin plate heat shield
      Decat downpipe
      Bcs sports system (r32 exit)
      R tech stage 2+ remap
      370bhp / 400ftlb
      R tech DSG remap
      Audi r8 coilpacks
      30mm H&R springs fitted with new oe shockers
      15mm spacers
      SuperPro Anti lift kit
      SuperPro Torque bush insert
      R tech full pcv delete
      Custom wellycooler setup
      RS4 fuel pressure valve
      Auto tech hpfp internals

      private plate will be removed before sale

      its been my pride and joy for the last 3 and a half years and loved every minute of ownership would be great to keep it on the forum so iknow it will be looked after!
      RNS510 DAB nav headunit
      Location: Milton Keynes
      Postage: £20.00
      Delivery Only

      1T0 035 686C

      ssd hard drive,purchased new from Hazzydayz on 24/11/16,never updated,has worked flawlessly in my ed35 for 11k miles, comes with code card and gps aerial, only thing required is a dab aerial.
      These are now £1300 + vat from Hazzy

      Will include free postage to UK Mainland postcodes if asking price is met.

      Thanks for looking
      Mk5 Golf Gti engine cover. Reduced.
      Location: Le67
      Postage: £10.00
      Delivery or Collection

      £80 + £10 postage