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on November 03, 2017, 07:50:48 AM
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Re: P0441 EVAP Emission Control Sys: Incorrect Flow
Last Poster: JTI in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:19:38 PM
Might look at replacing the valve first. Is the correct part no. for the N80 valve 06E-906-517-A? Thanks.

Gt tdi body shell
Last Poster: S88SUV in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:11:16 PM
Wanted tdi 3door body shell with v5. North east but will travel

Re: P0441 code and other stuff
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:54:32 PM
Check the plastic hose that comes off the vacuum pump (the metal housing in front of the mechanical fuel pump) as it likes to split.   If the brakes are solid, i.e. no servo assistance, then it does sound like a huge air leak to me, hence the crap running.

As for the dash lights, you gotta be careful pulling the battery on these cars.  They don't like it.  Pull it again,

Re: Fuel pump issue
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:48:20 PM
Yep.  I suspect it is worn out / lazy and needs a full current kick to bring it to life.   As above, the PWM controller does not give the pump full current unless commanded so by the ECU.  I think a new pump will sort you out  :happy2:

Re: RacingLine TFSI intake kit for K03/K04
Last Poster: Pudding in Product Reviews on Yesterday at 07:29:49 PM
Cheers buddy.  It's taken me a good few hours to upload that due to the connection drop out issues  :smiley:

It is so frustrating.  It is easily the best intake on the market in terms of refinement and power increases.  I would love to give it the full Pudding endorsement, but it requires too much hacking and pissing about to earn my full approval.  If it was a cheap £20

Re: Forum servers busted?
Last Poster: Rigsby in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:08:15 PM
Yep, happened to me

Re: Parking Paranoia - Irrational Moi ?
Last Poster: Juliand in Random Chat on Yesterday at 07:00:09 PM
Seeing as everyone loves stupid SUVs and crossovers these days, if you can't beat them, join them. 

The ultimate cheap heap.  A jacked up big wheeled Jeep Cherokee 4.0.  Towering way above all the crappy Range Rover Evoques, Qashqais, Jukes and other sh*tty little boxes pretending to be

Re: Broken coil spring
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:45:05 PM
What is the aftermarket stuff?  Worth rebuilding?  Could be a good time to upgrade  :drinking:

Best thing with the springs is to get them from VW, they will know the right ones based on your year and VIN Number.   Probably not a good idea to rely on internet information because I find it's often incorrect when I go to the dealer with it.  Springs from VW aren't cheap tho

4th.gen door cmodules - want the folding mirros to close when I take the ignitio
Last Poster: Christiank in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:20:51 PM
Anyone ever tried fitting the 4th gen door modules that allows you to have the mirrors fold in when the ignition is off?

I know the 3rd gen can fold by holding the lock button on the key down for a few seconds, but would be nice if it did it as soon the ignition was taken or when the cars locked

Re: Thinking about selling my Pirelli
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:19:37 PM
I'm converted to 5 door where the MK7 is concerned, looking at those examples above.  Maybe it's just white, but 5 door looks better.  I concede  :grin:

Re: CV Outer Boots + CV Joints Query
Last Poster: Raj2212 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:33:35 PM
Thanks @Pudding . Having read some reviews on the 034 Motorsport ones, its looking like they're a more perm fix. Price ain't too bad as well. Much appreciated. . Will add that to the list instead of getting the insert. :happy2: 

Re: MK5 Ed30 - 3dr DSG
Last Poster: Cosmos in Wanted on Yesterday at 11:45:34 AM
If i was offered the right money would part with mine.Its a manual ed30 though.
Black 3 door
31k on the clock
1 previous owner from new
Just recently tuned to stage 2+ at Rtech
376bhp 423 lbs torque
Uprated clutch
TTrs front brakes
R32 rear brakes
BCS powervalve exhaust
Revo induction
Lots of other stuff done.
All mods ju

Re: REVO SPS question
Last Poster: Pudding in Revo Zone on February 23, 2018, 11:00:18 PM
Did some testing of the Revo F (Fuel) settings with stage 2+.

Wide open throttle, 3000rpm onwards.

F9 requests 0.88 lambda, or 12.9 AFR
F8 requests 0.85 lambda, or 12.5 AFR
F7 requests 0.82 lambda, or 12 AFR
F6 requests 0.79 lambda, or 11.5 AFR

Didn't go any richer than that, but can only assume it's low 11s, high 10s the richer you g

Re: Sunset Red 1.4 TSI(TFSI) GT Sport - daily drive & track car
Last Poster: rex in Members Rides on February 23, 2018, 10:30:21 PM
Since the weather is too cold for the Porsche, I spent a lot of time with the Golf this week.
In doing so, I also prepared it for the next track day season... To be more precise, BRAKES.
I went with the usual DaveB J Hooked rotors and Pagid RS29 on the nqsbbk calipers, on the front.

Re: Door mirror cover removal?
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on February 23, 2018, 10:24:22 PM
I had to do that on my passenger side due to clear coat peel as well.  Dead easy as per the video.  I used VW rattle cans and the paint match and finish were spot on  :happy2:

Re: VWR Intake disappointing
Last Poster: Pudding in Performance Modifications on February 23, 2018, 08:07:40 PM
Thanks  :smiley:   It's really flexible and being plastic, it won't collapse with heavy boost like rubber flexis do  :happy2:

I also have a couple of options for spacing the bracket up to clear the coolant line.  Rubber couplers to improve noise isolation  :smiley:

Re: Rough idle (again)
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on February 23, 2018, 05:53:43 PM
If the engine behaved like that pulling the maf, it was using it to measure load, which suggests it's fine.   If you unplug the maf and nothing happens, the ECU is not using it and basing load measurement from the throttle instead.....which is not ideal, but it works.   Try pulling the battery for 30 mins which will force the ECU to recheck and relearn all of the sensor inputs.

Re: Mk6 Reversing camera wiring
Last Poster: Joshy in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on February 23, 2018, 03:16:38 PM
Apparently they are called "Junior power timers/terminals" but they don't seem to be the correct shape  :scared:

Re: Intermittent flywheel problem or something else?
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on February 23, 2018, 02:50:44 PM
When you say judder, you mean the physical 'thud thud thud thud' in the cabin when getting the clutch onto the bite point?

Re: Anyone installed a MK6 Golf tailgate opener on their MK5? Without camera.
Last Poster: Christiank in Mk5 General Area on February 23, 2018, 12:36:57 PM
Well would be the build date. But the only certain way to find one would be having to email the seller and getting them to check, not ideal I know but if you compose a template and fire it of to a few beakers it should pay off.

Frustrating as I recently started breaking a R32 but let the


R32 Rear bumper mk5 bargain!!
Location: Amersham
Postage: £55.00
Delivery or Collection

i have for sale a Genuine R32 rear bumper this is in excellent condition no damage never repaired original R32 blue. It comes as seen in the pictures complete with reflectors and lower diffuser which comes with the usual marks however this bumper does not come with the rear parking sensors this is due to the fact the previous owner reused them along with the towing eyes cover on his US spec r32 bumper.
The bumper could go on as it is has one scratch as shown in the picture which is on the lower section right hand corner and minor scratches on the top section where the tailgate comes down. Please examine the pictures and make sure you are totally happy with this item as i have had issues before and it ends up being hasstle for both me and the buyer i would be more than happy for you to collect this bumper that way there are no issues, postage is also not an issue im happy to pack it securely but will not guarantee it wont get damaged posted several before never an issue,any other questions please contact me for more pictures etc.
Rare Candy White Golf GTI Edition 30
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Postage: £0.00
Delivery Only

Rare Candy White Golf GTI Edition 30 DSG for sale

2 Previous Owners

- Fully loaded with the usual factory spec along with added extras such as: Sunroof, Xenon's, Heated seats, powerfolding mirrors and so on.

123,2xx on the clock

Additions to the car:

- Pioneer AVH-Z5000DAB head unit
-MK7 Clubsport GTI seatbelts
-Retrimmed doorcards & Armrest
-SRS Tec Rear Spoiler
-R8 coilpacks
- Ground Zero Subwoofer

Full extensive VWSH with cambelt and water pump done in the last 20k miles by VW. A folder full of service receipts ££££'s spent on servicing throughout it's life. Do not be put off by the miles, it's been well looked after and it's only ever seen VW for it's servicing.

Mechatronics unit was replaced by previous owner at 90k miles.

Nothing is worse travelling to go see a car to NOT find it exactly how it's described so here are it's bad bits.

- Wheels could do with a refurb if you are an overly fussy person.

- Ever so small rip on the drivers seat bolster.

Overall it's in really good condition, odd age related mark but it's been well looked after and you will have known this if you come across the car over the last few months from what I've done to it.

Stage one machine polish just carried out today by the guys at PWX Detailing in Birmingham.

Feel free to message me if you have any questions. Cash sale only, unless you are offering me a ridiculous deal on a PX that I would be mad to turn down.


Located in Birmingham
*Reduced* 2007 "57" Edition 30 - Black - 5 door - DSG
Location: London/Essex
Collection Only

2007 "57" Edition 30 (no. 1231)
MOT Till August 2018 - No advisories
85000 miles
Full VW History till 2016
Completely standard
Oil changed every 6 months, and NGK sparkplugs otherwise no engine mods
MFSW and Highline clocks
Folding mirrors with puddle lights

XTRONS android headunit, still have original if required
Good condition
Family owned since 2012 - Has only been to VW for any work until Jan 2017 - all reciepts and stacks of paperwork and all stamped history in original books
Changed DV few months ago for latest revision - Didnt need it but precautionary
2 Keys
Purchased originally from this forum in 2012

Heated seats - AC working been charged several times over the years by VW -
Quick sale

+ reciepts for all work carried out from VW - some major ones listed below

September 2013 - Steering Rack and loom replaced by VW Loughton under recall
March 2012 - 29533 miles - Cambelt change
August 2015 - 64966 miles - Cambelt water pump change

FK Silverline Coilovers
Location: Kent
Collection Only

Hi all, Sold my edition 30 the other month to move to something a little bit more practical whilst buying our first home. Off the back of that and sorting through storage I've found a few bits I've collected over the years. Give me a shout if you've got questions about anything! All listed for collection in the Kent area (Ashford/Maidstone) although I can make arrangements for the items to be in Whitstable/Herne bay if needed. I'm happy to courier all items but this will need to be organised by the buyer, the smaller items I can post but these charges will also be covered by the buyer. I can provide quotes based on location.

Purchased in 2014 but was not fitted to car until 2015. Was on my edition 30 for 2 years, covering roughly 16,000 miles. All working perfectly just needing a quick wipe over.

RRP £450 from Vemon Motorsport when purchased.

Located in Ashford, willing to travel to maidstone, can also arrange to be in Canterbury, Whitstable or Herne bay.

Buyer to arrange courier - I can wrap items but will not be responsible for damages.
Blueflame Suitcase Delete *Price Reduced - Make me an offer*
Location: Kent
Collection Only

Fitted for a year before being replaced with a turbo back exhaust. Loads of clips of the sound online which does the car a treat if wanting to stick with the stock cat. Diameter of pipe is slightly larger than stock so will need to be fitted with a step down, I have lost this piece.

RRP - £250

Located in Ashford, willing to travel to Maidstone, can also arrange to be in Canterbury, Whitstable or Herne bay.

Buyer to arrange courier - I can wrap items but will not be responsible for damages.
R32 - Front Calipers & Carriers. *Price Reduced - Make me an offer*
Location: Kent
Collection Only

Front two calipers in stock red colour. Pistons moving freely and come with stock lines attached. Removed as I fitted a full set which I had reconditioned before purchase of the car. Removed at 65-70K miles, unsure of when fitted. Also have some pads which will be included in sale. Give me a shout if you have any questions.

Located in Ashford, willing to travel to Maidstone, can also arrange to be in Canterbury, Whitstable or Herne bay.

Buyer to arrange courier - I can wrap items but will not be responsible for damages.

(Pictured with GTI rears, not included in this item, see above)
GTI Calipers Front & Rear *Price Reduced - Make me an offer*
Location: Kent
Collection Only

Same as above, all in working condition, fronts removed before I purchased the car, rears removed at 65-70K miles; unsure of when fronts where removed. Will come with everything I have in storage, I believe there are some used pads but no discs. Rears will need new lines.

Ideal upgrade for any non GTI.

Located in Ashford, willing to travel to Maidstone, can also arrange to be in Canterbury, Whitstable or Herne bay.

Buyer to arrange courier - I can wrap items but will not be responsible for damages.

(Pictured with r32 fronts, not included in this item)
GTI Lower Grills
Single Image
    Location: Kent
    Collection Only

    As title, lower grills for fog light surround, in good condition with no scrapes or cracks.

    Unsure of shipping costs will have to quote on location.
    Various Service Items
    Location: Kent
    Collection Only

    All parts for GTI // Edition 30 and are brand new. I am willing to split but not sure if it will be worth it for the postage.

    Bosch Oil Filter
    Crossland Pollen Filter
    Mahle Fuel Filter
    Golf Boot Badge/Handle
    Location: Kent
    Collection Only

    From an 05 model so logo is flat not raised. Little bit of white worm as can be seen in the images. 
    Front Passenger window regulator (5 door) *Price Reduced - Make me an offer*
    Location: Kent
    Collection Only

    Built unit for straight swap into a 5 door, bought for a 3 door but the pulleys are too short. No motor included.

    Standard non cruise indicator stalk.
    Location: Kent
    Collection Only

    As above, part no can be seen in images. Removed from an 05 golf in 2013.
    3dr Car mats
    Single Image
      Location: Kent
      Collection Only

      Non genuine mats, brand new and never fitted. Bought two pairs to use in winter driving but never got around to using these. Perfect fit for Oval holders.
      MK5 GTI Edition 30 Stage 2+ DSG
      Location: Somerset
      Collection Only

      Toying with the idea of getting rid of my Stage 2+ Edition 30 as I need a van.

      This was purchased in January this year as a completely standard car and all stage 2+ modifications were done at 100k running 370bhp/390ftlb. Current mileage is 110k.

      Full service history, regular oil changes every 5k by myself, cam follower changed at 100k and 105k (no wear but better to be safe than sorry!) and checked recently but no wear. Cam chain and tensioner was done at 92k and cambelt and waterpump was done around the same time. Serviced last week at TSR with a new oil pickup pipe and oil change. Replaced PCV last week to latest revision. DSG serviced every 40k.  3 previous owners and MOT'd until April 2018.

      Front brake upgrade to MK7 GTI PP calipers with 340mm discs. Brake fluid changed to ATE Typ 200.

      Has APR Stage 2+ software with the following hardware:
      - Ramair Oversized Induction Kit
      - Loba HPFP
      - RS4 Fuel Pressure Relief Valve
      - Custom 3" tig welded turbo back R32 style exhaust system by TSR
      - Custom wellycooler intercooler setup by TSR with hard pipes.
      - Custom TSR DSG Remap

      Also has a few other modifications:
      - Relentless Coilovers full geo setup by TSR
      - Superpro lower engine mount
      - Superpro rear bushes
      - Boot pop kit
      - R32 rear bumper
      - De wipered
      - LED interior/exterior lights
      - Pioneer SPH-DA120 Headunit

      Probably loads missed but it really is a excellent car with no expense spared in my ownership or previous owners. Only bad points are wheels could do with a refurb, and front end has a few stone chips.

      £8750 OVNO don't message me with stupid offers, would swap for a DSG T5 or Caddy Maxi DSG.