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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: Advice needed
Last Poster: harveym3 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:46:40 AM
Hi mate might be the rear gearbox/engine mount has seen better days .

Re: Akispap's black GTI build thread
Last Poster: Raj2212 in Members Rides on Today at 08:48:18 AM
Looking good. Nice build thread mate

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Re: Chris’s first MK 5 GTI
Last Poster: Raj2212 in Members Rides on Today at 08:41:48 AM
Great news on the repair. Glad it got sorted in the end mate.

Had a similar issue with my rear backing plate rattling constantly. Ended up putting spacers in to get the bolts to stick on to the car as they were all corroded.

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Re: 1st VW - Black Edition 30
Last Poster: Raj2212 in Members Rides on Today at 08:19:05 AM
Damn. Hope you get it sorted mate

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Re: RNS 510 - HOST - Fragment File read - Error
Last Poster: Stupots in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 07:05:01 AM
You've probably already seen this post, as I think it's the top hit on Google, but apart from the guide at the top, it has sooo much information in the comments where there have been failures as well as successes.

I replaced my drive with a blank IDE SSD (more for stabi

Re: Porsche Cayman 981 Black Edition
Last Poster: rex in Other VAG on Yesterday at 10:02:05 PM
Before continuing with the European road trip, I will post the pictures I just got from the first track day with the car (from the Hungarian Formula 1 track - Hungaroring)  :evilgrin::

[img width=786 height=442]https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1837/30168368308_aa467b

Re: VWR Intake disappointing
Last Poster: Pudding in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 09:43:06 PM
Hi John

Sorry, I’ve been busy recently and forgot to post an update I got from Matt Ellis last week.  It’s definitely still in progress  :happy2:

Quote from: RacingLine
We’re putting a new MAF pipe into production as we speak as we had a few issues with some previous designs that we were not happy with during testing. Our CAD guy is also re-designing t

Re: Fitted SuperPRO Ball joints, hubs and brakes today - wheel alignment
Last Poster: colesey in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:56:19 AM
SP bjs won’t go out as far as 2.25, trust me I tried!

Re: Gateway / canbus update for rcd330
Last Poster: The Red Warrior in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:51:15 AM
Not necessarily. There is a canbus translator you can get which the seller says will stop battery drain and allow steering controls to work with the RCD330.

I'll see if I can find the link.

Here you go:


Re: Clicking from auxiliary belt area
Last Poster: The Red Warrior in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:48:01 AM
Just take the auxiliary belt off to see if the sound is coming from that or any of it's related parts. It's easy to do. On the tensioner there is a squarish (is that even a word?) boss that you can put a spanner on on in order to move the tensioner to relax the tension on the belt to remove it. There is also hole in the tensioner that allows you put something (a 4mm Allen key works

Re: Electrical Gremlin
Last Poster: berg in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:51:16 AM
Hi mate,  no I wouldn't say have noticed any difference at all as to how the car drives - its going in today to be scanned etc along with two new PS4 seeing as the S still isn't available in 18" size

Re: Mk7.5 heated seats in a Mk5?
Last Poster: Tin Robot in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:08:30 AM
40,000 Miles and they need restoring?  :sad1:

I have a mk5 with triple that milage and the seats are in good condition.

I also have a mint set of 5 door mk6 black leather 'R' seats with under trays and door cards in the garage loft, which I bought just incase.
Although may

Re: Which stereo?
Last Poster: The Red Warrior in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 05:16:37 AM
No I don't worry. My previous wheel wasn't a multi function one anyway.
I do recommend the mk6 wheel though. It's the second best mod I've done, after my APR tune. I got mine second hand, but still mint condition from a member on this site. You could always sell your current multi function wheel to offset the cost.

Re: Raj's United Grey GTi 2.0 DSG - Build Thread
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on August 13, 2018, 11:22:21 PM
Excellent turn around

Re: New ed 30
Last Poster: Dogma in New Member Intro's on August 13, 2018, 05:31:32 PM
Hi purchased this a few weeks back .... got to say absaloutley love it so far just wondering if anyone knows of the car being on here or anything would love to see other posts about it and how others have got on .... forum is great so far already helped me with a handful of things so far [emoji106

Re: CDL engine or BYD
Last Poster: sm17hy in Wanted on August 13, 2018, 05:24:03 PM

Re: RCD330 with apple car play
Last Poster: spicypixel in Sat Nav and Car Audio on August 12, 2018, 11:16:46 PM
Okay got rear usb/aux working!
Followed information from here:


Firstly, the cheap mk6 clone connector I got from aliexpress was junk, getting a proper VW connector fixed the issue.

I used:
https://amzn.to/2Mcw6tl - mk6 button for dash and cable (I got rid of the button)

Interior lights won't work with headlights on
Last Poster: ShaunP in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on August 12, 2018, 02:18:36 PM

I installed an LED bulb in the glovebox light.  Since then, interior lights will not work when the headlights are on.  All interior lights work fine when the headlights are off.

I have removed all the bulbs (and units that house them) from the glovebox and footwells and reset fault codes but I still get the error 'open or Short to Plus' on footwell lights

Re: Sticky calipers again
Last Poster: DavGTI in Mk5 General Area on August 12, 2018, 12:29:01 PM
Incase anyone encounters a similar issue. I jacked car up this morning disconnected the hand brake cable at the caliper and re connected checked hand brake in side cabin and tension was back. Took for a drive and no more sticky wheel. Checked the cable at the caliper and no rust on the cable and the rubber seal seems fine with no cracks or splits. Probably just jammed on with the c


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
R32 Rear lights and bare tailgate.
Location: AMERSHAM
Postage: £22.00
Delivery Only

Genuine set of r32 lights removed from a late 2008 vehicle the light are in very good condition with minor wear and tear scratches /marks please not these are used items and not brand new happy to post these are buyers cost price £145 plus postage £22 also have a genuine vw tailgate in metallic black bare tailgate but does come with all wirring and glass small marks on the spoiler and close to the badge most of which will polish out no rust great tailgate ideal replacement £85 can wrap this for courier at buyers cost will be about £40 or arrange your own  for immediate rrespone to this add call/text me on 07772480088 thanks
RNS510 SATNAV, LED Version R, Excellent Condition
Location: London and Nottingham
Collection Only

Bought this brand new last year, still in excellent condition. Version R, high firmware and latest maps. LED screen. Plays DVDs on the go. Comes with the original VW code card. No GPS antenna as my car had one already in built in roof but can be bought less than a tenner off ebay
Collection only from Walthamstow, London or Nottingham as im there once every month.
VW RNS510 LED Satnav headunit for sale
Location: Leeds
Postage: £15.00
Delivery or Collection

Version F, with LED screen.
Front is in good condition and unit is in full working order. All seals/clips intact. Comes with the code.
Unit is updated:
V15 West EU maps,
UK Speed cameras,
VIM activated.

300 collected or 315 delivered. If paying via PayPal + fees or a gift. Precoded Can Gateway is available for extra cost to avoid battery drain issue on <07 cars.
GTi Dsg For Parts Full Car
Location: Wicklow Ireland
Postage: £10.00
Delivery or Collection

As title folks,

Blew the bottom end on this so parts are up for grabs, I'll get pics with my username tomorrow when I'm back in the yard.

Factory Spec:

Auto-dimming rear view mirror
Rain Sensing wipers
Factory Fitted Aero wipers
Electric mirrors
Electric windows all round
Winter pack (consists of Heated front seats, Headlight washers and heated mirrors)
Coming home / Leaving home lights
Blue tinted factory glass
Projector Style Fogs
Full Cream Leather Interior, heated front seats
Dual Climate Control
Standard GTi headlights
DSG Gear Box
Metallic Steel Grey

Black Vinyl roof
Colour coded front, side & rear plastics
Mirrors sprayed gloss black with genuine carbon covers
Smoked In Pro side repeaters
2 sets of mats, black & cream
Centre console bottle opener
18” OZ ABT 2 Piece Splits
(Multi Function Steering Wheel with Paddles Retro-fitted)
DSG Paddle Extensions
Rev C Diverter Valve (2 months old)
De-badged Front Grill
Standard VW Grill

Prices are:
Oz alloys 1250
Gti brakes 200
Front bumper 250
Fogs 100
Rear bumper 150
Side skirts 150
Bonnet 100
Wings 70
Doors 100
Gti headlights 250
Tail lights (standard red) 100
Bootlid 100
Exhaust 200
Leather 600
Gti suspension 150
Dsg gearbox 800
Turbo 350
Injectors 200
Coil packs 80
Auto dim mirror 150
Gti ecu 150
Gti clocks 100
Drives 50
Wishbones 40
Gti engine cover 50
Tfsi head 300t
Badgless grille 100

These are the parts I'm keeping:
Valeo led's
R32 brakes
Evolution intake
Turbo back Milltek
Power flexed front end
R8 coil packs
Dressing caps
H&R cup kit.
All these parts are gone but standard versions are still available.


Text below for more enquiries, the full car is for parts, thanks.

Parts are located in Wicklow Ireland but I can courier parts.

Ph:00353877641555 whatsapp is prob easiest.
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