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Forge engine caps
on May 20, 2018, 04:46:40 PM
Anyone know where I can get these caps in chrome? I saw them a few years back before I got my Edition 30 but I've spent weeks looking for some and can only find ones for the mk7 GTI.

Any help appreciated.

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Re: GTi Mk5 or Mk6 as a race car?
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:22:40 PM
I'm guessing that the DSG improves the corner balance between the front wheels. The engine makes more weight on the right front wheel.

Re: S3 Intercooler, alloy end tanks.
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:06:53 PM
I've seen more than a couple of tuner saying that they have replaced the plastic ended IC for the alloy one with improved results on heat soak reduction. Personally I have no experience with testing both. :confused:

Re: Audio Upgrade - 57 Plate GT TDI
Last Poster: mcscoobs in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:59:01 AM
Thanks all... anyone know if those components are any good? Or any recommendations for a decent set of components?

Re: VWR Intake disappointing
Last Poster: Pudding in Performance Modifications on Today at 09:22:42 AM
@JamesED30 I think they will, but it will take longer than we hoped.  Making false promises and not delivering is tantamount to professional suicide these days because of the huge choice we have.

@csrigo 10% is wildly

Re: Gearbox rebuild?
Last Poster: neilw in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:14:27 AM
I'd get yours re-built, you know the history of it. You put in a secondhand one and it'll be a bit of an unknown.

2018 Tungsten Silver GTi
Last Poster: spimmers in MK7 Members Rides on Today at 08:37:13 AM
Morning Guys,

Not been around for a looonnnggg while since selling the MK5 GTi back in 2014 after getting a new job with a company car, i used to really enjoy the banter and general help a lot of the people on here used to offer to folk less technically minded like myself and im looking forward to lurking around more often again...

To cut a long story short a

Gold monzas?
Last Poster: shail in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:39:35 PM
Getting my monzas powder coated as they are in bad shape.

Wanted silver chrome with grey inserts, but powder coater said that for some reason the chrome silver bubbles on previously badly corroded areas, so he's not happy to do.

Choices - which one would you choose?

1. Any single colour - £120
2. Any two tone e.g Silver with grey inserts - £240

Re: New car: R32
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:32:51 PM

Start of new drive

Re: My new car - GTI
Last Poster: andyiseddy02 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:22:57 PM
Ring Awesome and ask for John Glover, 0161 776 0777, ask his advice regarding changing the brake fluid/snapping the bleed nipple.
Always best to get a second opinion if nothing else.

Re: MK5 gti stage 2+ 90K price ?
Last Poster: Dan_FR in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 05:59:43 PM
4k, maybe a little more

Hello all - old/new member
Last Poster: kylo in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 04:41:02 PM
Hello all,

I wanted to introduce myself, I am the driver of a Mk5 Golf Edition 30 (No. 0047) in Steel Grey '56 plate.

Until now I have never been very active on the forum, despite happily owning it since 2014. I have always found this forum really helpful. It is one of (if not) the best out there for help, DIY guides, convo topics etc.

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Re: ARB Size
Last Poster: MIJ_JAGGER in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:20:11 PM
I'm guessing that you're referring to the front ARB which you can only get the whole ARB from VW. The size is 23,6 mm x 3,5 mm.

Just for reference the rear is 21,7 mm x 3 mm.
Yes front ARB, should’ve mentioned that. Ordered one, £98.99
Thanks for the reply [emoji1

Re: Sharkfin Aerial Antenna Rubber
Last Poster: Shoduchi in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 12:45:30 PM
Unfortunately VW doesn't sell just the seal for these antennas. You can only get the whole base that comes with the seal and the nut that holds the base of the antenna to the roof. The base part number is: 1K0035501F.


Re: Kev's Edition 30 - Reflex Silver - Build Thread
Last Poster: BaldwinGTI in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:01:37 AM
You’ve done some similar bits to me. I’ve been a bit slow off the mark.
Get that cam follower done definitely. I did mine in about an hour. It’s worth it for the piece of mind.

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Re: Chris’s first MK 5 GTI
Last Poster: Jakey in Members Rides on Yesterday at 12:12:07 AM
Nice mk5, I've recently got another myself but this time I went for a TDi as it came up for decent money! I see your planning on getting an R-tech map. I cant recommend Nick enough you're definitely making the right choice! My old mk5 gti was stage2+ from R-tech and to say it was a lot of fun is an understatement. Still regret selling it 4 years later.

Re: Which stereo?
Last Poster: Ads22 in Mk5 General Area on July 18, 2018, 10:23:30 PM
Hopefully it does the job. Otherwise its a good unit and makes the dash look much nicer. Only complaint i have is the screen does suffer from glare somewhat- although window tint would see to that. I also cant find anyway to autodim the screen when the lights turn on. Ive looked through the settings, is there something im missing?

Re: Aerial Whip Part number please..
Last Poster: jamie in Mk5 General Area on July 18, 2018, 10:12:51 PM
Thank you both for your help.

CDL engine or BYD
Last Poster: sm17hy in Wanted on July 18, 2018, 09:23:13 PM
Looking for complete engine? Any help would be grateful.


Re: Advice on worn top mounts
Last Poster: shail in Mk5 General Area on July 18, 2018, 08:29:05 PM
I had a knock, but mine turned out to be rack.

During diagnosis they also checked the subframe bolts as apparently these have a tendency to get loose and cause knocking - something easy to check.

Re: Oil pressure low warning light - More oil in it than last week???
Last Poster: missymckay in Mk5 General Area on July 18, 2018, 07:31:38 PM
Thanks for all your help, it's booked in for the weekend and i'm getting a tow there so hopefully back up and running next week :)


MK5 Golf Sunshades
Location: Devon
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection

In good working order, one blind has a slight tear which can easily be stitched up and the welds on the rear shades have come loose, easy to fix with a bit of glue but this can't be noticed at all once installed. Really practical and excellent for kids and security, has been a god send in this weather! Cost over £100 new. Selling for £50 including postage which is a bargain.
2007 Golf Gti For Sale
Location: swainby
Collection Only

2007 Golf GTI 4 doors
Black, DSG, 122k FSH (including DSG and cam follower)
MOT Jan 2019
Very clean Cloth Tartan interior
Original BBS VZ wheels with 4 matching Dunlop tyres with 5/ 6mm tread (approx)
Powervalve Exhaust (catback) sounds excellent!
Lowered on H & R springs
R32 rear lights (Bought new from VW)
Paintwork in overall good condition with age related marks.
Interior very good condition with only the drivers bolster showing signs of wear. Usual for this type of seat unfortunately
Huge folder of receipts for work and parts.
Only selling due to purchase of T5.

Located in Swainby, North Yorkshire
2005 MK5 Golf GTI Back up for sale
Location: Barnstaple, Devon
Collection Only

12 months MOT
New cam chain and tensioner
New oil pick up pipe
New Scorpion Catback exhaust
New Rev G DV
New coil packs
New Varta Silver battery
Cam follower recently changed
2 brand new front wings supplied by VW
4x Avon ZV7 tyres (2 changed last month and the other 2 last year)

Optional extras:
Heated Leather seats
Center arm rest
Cruise control
Electric sunroof
Diamond black pearl paint

RCD 510 DAB Radio
R32 cherry red rear lights

Recent work:
New brake hoses all round
New rear caliper
1x new driveshaft
1x CV joint
2X rear anti-roll bar droplinks
New tailgate wiring loom

The bodywork in this car is near immaculate and it looks absolutely stunning when polished up. There is loads of history with the car. The new owner will not be disappointed.
VW Golf Gti Edition 30 MK5 Highline instrument cluster (Clocks)
Location: Luton
Postage: undefined
Delivery or Collection

As above i have 2 MK5 Golf Gti Edition 30 Highline instrument cluster (Clocks)

Part Number 1K6 920 970E
Part Number: 1K6 920 972

Comes with SKC CODE

In good working order and condition

These are the Early Clusters so is Easier to Code


Open to sensible offers

£200 Ono each

Can fit free of charge if collecting

Any questions please call

07983 222 677

Many thanks
Eddy badge
Single Image
    Location: IOW
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery Only

    Brand new eddy badge ideal to replace worn original or for the front grill. Price is delivered