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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
WANTED - Golf GTi Edition 30 3DR Manual Not Modified Surrey/Hampshire/Berkshire
Last Poster: LupinsVW in Wanted on Today at 03:51:30 PM
Hello

I am currently looking for a Golf GTi Edition 30 - 3DR - Manual Gearbox - Unmodified in Surrey/Hampshire/Berkshire or Surrounding Areas.

Cheers


Turbo Flutter/Surge off throttle - DV solenoid?
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:37:34 PM
hi all, still chasing turbo flutter (as well as small rev hang) on my GTI. I cant figure out what it is... I'm now wondering if the solenoid on the DV isn't pulling the DV back when I lift off the throttle and that's what's causing the flutter? its such a pathetic flutter too.. I don't want it fluttering..! would of thought i'd get a code or something but nothing. holds boost ok.


Re: Flat Battery, and After Trying to Start Car the Alarm Keeps Going Off, Grrrrr
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:49:58 AM
I heard before, someone had trouble with alarms going off... turned out to be the voltage in the battery dropping triggering the alarm I think. if a decent charge doesn't sort things out... get a new battery, and make sure the terminals are tight too.


Re: Collecting a rear bumper and tailgate - will they fit in car?
Last Poster: Kujo in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:19:17 AM
Thanks. Can confirm it fits but you have to push passenger seat forward because of the bumper length.

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Re: Sloppy gears
Last Poster: Rossimac in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:17:13 AM
Just to say: very nice first post - very helpful!  :happy2: :happy2:


Re: Mk7 steering wheel into mk5 gti
Last Poster: AndreaMala in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Today at 07:56:28 AM
so this is button illumination working on the Polo Scirocco 1K8 wheel with 1K8 switches (no cruise)

over the last 48 ish hours i ordered a set of buttons for my wheel which i thought would fit, but as i didn't fully check the PR numbers in ETKA i ended up with a smaller set of buttons for my


Re: Temperature Sensor
Last Poster: aaronk.juju in Technical Workshop on Today at 01:55:24 AM
Ye I get that. I'm concerned about the oil not being at operating temp before I put my foot down, rather than it overheating. At the moment I'm just waiting 5 minutes after the coolant has reached operating temp, which isn't that accurate, and I'd just like to know the real temp. I guess I am going to have to spend a bit and buy one of the mentioned units.  :sad1:

Cheers


Golf mk V - GT Sport R line - Hello from Croatia
Last Poster: Goran in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:19:16 PM
Hello guys :D

I accidently find this forum, im not so good in english so forgive me on my mistakes in this text :P

So im just a guy who love VW ( mk III & MK V ), so i was traying to find some informations on internet, and that take`s me here.
I looked in few things on forum, and its intresting, so i decided to put my own theme if that`s not a problem


Re: WillNi's Red 5dr Edition 30
Last Poster: willni in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:00:13 PM
Just adding some photos of the radio and sub. Amp is attached onto the back of the sub so I can remove it easily if I need to do an airport run.




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Re: Audi A3 Sportback 2,0 TFSI S-tronic Quattro 2010 exclusive TTE420 equipped
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Members Rides on Yesterday at 04:37:24 PM
How is the build going? I've decided to order a do88 IC too, following your build and the performance tests shared by do88. It's going to be fitted tomorrow. I'll probably need WMI during hot Summer days, still. Currently, I have a THS replica from Darkside Developments. :smiley:


Re: Couple of issues
Last Poster: csrigo in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 02:54:24 PM
Is it missing/lumpy all of the time, or just when cold?  RFD does apparently cause cold start roughness, but should smooth out when hot.

Glad to hear it's driving better  :happy2:

Keep us posted on the misfire.  I'm not convinced cleaning the injectors does a lot personally, an


Re: Factory exhaust options
Last Poster: gixerben in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:46:47 PM
true, although I did sit in traffic the other day next to a AMG C63S and it looked fantastic and the sound of that V8!! but it would wear thin if it was that loud inside for me.


Re: For sale listings from members who haven’t contributed
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:36:31 PM
I understand the sentiment but it’s better (imo) to give the community first dibs on the decent cars, instead of WBAC or traders getting them and selling them on for uncommunity spirited inflated prices.

The forum is the quietest it’s been in years, so could do with some activity  :smiley:


Re: My Pirelli
Last Poster: gixerben in Members Rides on Yesterday at 02:05:46 PM
Installed some rear ambient lighting, kept the kids amused for 5 mins.. I used a Audi B7 led module I had previously fitted in a B7 A4 Quattro I used to own..
I like the fact the LED are sunk into the housing so can't be seen during driving etc.
prt number if interested 8E0919063A



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Re: Hi from Australia
Last Poster: Dogma in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 09:42:33 AM
Hello and welcome to the party. 


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Re: Shaun's GT TDI
Last Poster: ChrisGT in Members Rides on November 17, 2018, 10:51:05 PM
Do love a sorted vento, looks good.

Where did you get the black headlining if you don't mind me asking??

Chris


Re: ChrisGT's Black 5 door GT TDI 170
Last Poster: ChrisGT in Members Rides on November 17, 2018, 10:48:52 PM
ABS and Traction control lights came up again and saying it was rear left... again... So changed the rear wheel speed sensor and they've gone out again. Had to remove the hub again to remove the sensor.

I removed the securing screw for the sensor then while pulling on the sensor to remove it then the head of it came off and left the finger part sticking through the hub c


Edition 30 DSG 59K
Last Poster: Dannyboi#722 in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2018, 10:28:19 PM
SORRY HAVEN'T HAD ENOUGH POSTED TO PUT MY VEHICLE IN THE CAR'S FOR SALE SECTION PLEASE DELETE IF YOU DON'T AGREE WITH IT.

VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI EDITION 30 NO 1587 DSG, 57 PLATE, STUNNING CONDITION COMPLETELY STANDARD RARE TO FIND ONE UNTOUCHED!!! LOW MILEAGE. RECENTLY BEEN DETAILED STAGE 3 PAINT CORRECTION WHICH THE VEHICLE LOOKS BEAUTIFUL.


ALLOY WHEELS R


Re: Its been great
Last Poster: Andy in Random Chat on November 17, 2018, 09:28:58 PM
Still stick around on the forum Kris and post a picture up of your new ride when you get it


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: Chris_R in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2018, 05:42:35 PM
New tyres all round and full alignment setup on a Hunter last weekend.
Found a seized caliper on the brake disc change last week so today we have put a refurbed one on, full fluid change, bleed (including VCDS ABS cycle), bled clutch.
Fitted a scrapper bonnet to the car as well - been living with that for nearly two years (which is why I only paid 2 grand for the car in

Shoutbox

GFB DV+
£70.00
Single Image
    Location: Enfield
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery Only

    Perfect working order. Was holding boost fine on my stage 2+ edition 30

    £70 Delivered
    18" VW Monza II Shadows
    £450.00
    Single Image
      Location: B91
      Collection Only

      18" VW Monza II Shadows

      I bought these alloys from Greeners many years ago. He had them refurbed with gloss black inners by A1 wheels. I loved them and used them every summer for about four years. Until I got married. And bought a house. Now no time for car shows and money is spent on the house instead. These are taking up space in the garage and I need to let them go.



      Wheel 1:




      Wheel 2:



      Wheel 3:



      Wheel 4:



      On the car:


      Wheel 2 had a further refurb following an accident in 2013. There's a slightly wider lip around the edge. It has a brand new Michelin PS3 tyre. One of the other tyres has >5mm, and two remaining tyres are 3-4mm IIRC. Michelin Pilot Exaltos.

      PM me if interested. Open to offers. VW wheel bags included.
      I'd prefer collection as you get a chance to inspect the alloys.

      RNS510 DAB nav headunit
      £590.00
      Location: Milton Keynes
      Postage: £20.00
      Delivery Only

      1T0 035 686C

      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
      stage 2+ r tech edition 30 dsg 3 door
      £10750.00
      Single Image
        Location: doncaster
        Collection Only

        https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/314997399230435/

        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
        DSG
        Black
        2 keys

        £10,750
        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

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

        Exterior:
        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

        Performance/chassis:
        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!
        Mk5 Golf Gti engine cover. Reduced.
        £80.00
        Location: Le67
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        £80 + £10 postage