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mk5 GTI Pirelli
on November 13, 2018, 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: Battery Drain Issue
Last Poster: muff1991 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 04:21:56 PM
yeah, you sound like you got it all on the ready status bro.. have fun

Re: Coolant Flange - How To Remove The Vacuum Hose
Last Poster: muff1991 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 04:21:07 PM
yes that pipe just pulls off.. might be a bit stiff but it will pull off ;-)

Re: Canbus Help
Last Poster: DMackie in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:17:03 AM
Managed to suss it out from this handy post


Re: ** VW Jetta (MK5) Rear Camera Options & Fitting Advice Needed **
Last Poster: XxMK5xX in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:02:15 PM
Has Anyone Installed Any Cameras To A Jetta - Any Tips / Advice?

I Have Found A Pioneer One - Just Wondering If Anyone Had Fitted Any Others To Look More OEM & Best Location(s)?

Thanks Again

Re: S3 Brakes - anti squeal shim?
Last Poster: Mk5. EWC in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:23:05 PM
They are the front. So no shim, the pad just slides in.

Re: "Bungs" for airbox/engine cover mounts?!
Last Poster: Submotion in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:34:51 PM
Wicked! Thanks to you both for your help! Massively appreciated!

Re: Opinion on Cam Follower & Cam Lobe Wear
Last Poster: muff1991 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 07:46:12 PM
Your cam lobe and HPFP looks fine to me. The follower is a bit worn but nothing to worry about. It will need changing. But the tappety rattly noise your hearing is likely to be the cam chain and tensioner.
I replaced mine back in the summer last year as it was rattling on idle. The minute you rev the sound goes or cannot be heard.

Sent from my iPhone

Knocking after suspension refresh
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:10:38 PM
The clicking through steering wheel will be the steering rack incorrectly fitted or the bolts are night tight enough. Had this on my cousins car.

It might well be the new springs that are giving the harsh impression, and the hard ARB bushes may not help. As for knocking.. you’ll have to track it down.
triple check everything. Before spending money.

Re: MK5 Golf GTI - Fuel Economy!!
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:53:02 PM
Thanks for all the reply’s guys. It’s so annoying that I can’t post without a moderator checking my comment first lol otherwise I’ve been replying straight after your messages.

Okay update guys: the temperature sensor is fine, my dad actually got it replaced last week and didn’t tell me  :

Re: Temp Gauge Fluctuating
Last Poster: Octoparrot in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 06:20:21 PM
It took me around 8 hours to change mine as well, if I had to do one again I'd be seriously tempted to remove the front of the car for access.

Re: Aftermarket stereo ignition on/off???
Last Poster: DMackie in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 03:32:52 PM
Pull out the 15 amp fuse in F19 slot and put in the connection into the right connection on the F19 slot only. Im gonna do this tonight.

Which gauge wire did you use?

Re: Carista app - it works to reset airbag light
Last Poster: shail in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:24:14 AM
So this will show all faults found and is there anything it can't do ? That vagcom can ?

It's not a vagcom replacement. It does a fair bit of stuff around coding various options, but as far as I know it doesn't have the full diagnostic capabilities of vagcom.

Re: 100,000 miles ...
Last Poster: stealthwolf in Mk5 General Area on January 14, 2019, 11:07:24 PM
I got my cam chain and tensioner done at 110k.

Surround for Mk6 Climate Control Retrofit
Last Poster: Jacker in Wanted on January 14, 2019, 01:05:47 PM
Hi there.

Does anyone have a spare surround required to retrofit the mk6 climate control panel into the mk5?



Re: Arm rest part number
Last Poster: BaileyGTI in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on January 13, 2019, 11:02:33 PM
Has anyone got a part number for the sliding hand brake cover? Number 35 in the pic above. Just got myself an armrest and this part was missing and I want to replace it but can't find one anywhere.

Re: Mk5 Golf GTi - won't start
Last Poster: DMackie in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on January 13, 2019, 10:52:31 PM
Mine does the same. Was it a dead battery or are you still having issues?

Re: Rear subframe 2.otfsi gti
Last Poster: Nardoblue in Mk5 General Area on January 13, 2019, 09:26:24 PM
Brilliant, thanks for the reply :happy2: :happy2: :happy2: great build thread :smiley:

Re: ** Alarm Siren Fault & Code - Replacement Advice **
Last Poster: Octoparrot in Mk5 General Area on January 13, 2019, 09:07:13 PM
Yes I used a punch to push the middle bit through and then just used an 8mm dill bit to dill the heads off.

Re: Disco Disco?
Last Poster: MIJ_JAGGER in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on January 13, 2019, 06:59:33 PM
They flicker few seconds because of the car running cold diagnostics when you turn the key.
Either get proper canbus error free ones or you can turn footwell lights diagnostic off on VCDS.

Re: Exhaust cam and cam adjuster
Last Poster: boustie in Wanted on January 13, 2019, 09:26:55 AM
OK, thanks how much were you looking for and I would consider all options


BBS VZ wheels
Location: Norwich
Collection Only

BBS VZ with Vredestein Ultrac-Sessanta tyres.

8J x 18


Tyres all down to 3mm, with slightly more wear on the inside edges.

One wheel has 4mm of light curbing. Another wheel has 40mm of light curbing and a lightly scratched spoke. Small amount of brake dust in the paint but they still clean up very well. Everything I've mentioned is pictured.
H+R springs
Single Image
    Location: Norwich
    Postage: £10.00
    Delivery or Collection

    H+R springs, 29176.

    They've lost a small amount of paint but good condition overall.
    H+R springs
    Single Image
      Location: Norwich
      Postage: £10.00
      Delivery or Collection

      H+R springs, 29261.

      Slight surface rust but good condition overall. As you can see they are still on the shocks but I will seperate them for the sale unless someone is also interested in shocks etc.
      Engine Cover - SOLD
      Location: warwickshire
      Postage: £10.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Engine cover.  One mounting grommet missing in very good condition.
      Engine Cover
      Location: Warwickshire
      Postage: £10.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Engine cover.  mounting grommets all there.  VW badge missing, could add your own ?
      R32 Ronal Zolder ET51
      Location: Hertfordshire
      Collection Only

      Refurbished December 2014 by Lepsons in VW OEM Bright Chrome Silver, never fitted.

      £651 from VW

      Offset 51, 7.5" wide

      Collection only
      Carbon fibre bonnet with quick release aero catches
      Location: liverpool
      Collection Only

      Carbon fibre bonnet. Painted. Needs minor repairs near passenger side rain tray as the paint has started to flake. Comes with quick release aero catches

      Collection only
      Please see my other items
      Sequential smoked mirror indicators
      Location: IOW
      Postage: £5.00
      Delivery Only

      Here I am offering a pair of smoked mirror indicators that have also been modified to include full length leds to produce sequential flowing indicators. 100% plug and play, brand new units

      They come complete with all tools needed to fit, which is a long T10 Allen wrench which means there shouldn’t be a need to remove the mirror motor saving time and effort. They are a night and day diffence to the standard units (video shows agains my inpro smoked on the passenger side)

      See the video attached in link below photos  https://streamable.com/1tet6