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Anyone know the wheel base on this van?
Last Poster: Homer in Random Chat on Today at 11:25:45 PM
Ford Transit 85 T280M FWD- I need to know the wheel base of this van as looking to sell it. Doesn’t say owt on the logbook about it and on websites some say MWB and some say SWB. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Re: Blank Aux
Last Poster: MIJ_JAGGER in Wanted on Today at 10:51:48 PM
If you fail to find that could always use this: http://amzn.to/2ivogNx

Just shape it and flatten it with a metal ruler or something and trim around it with a knife and let it set for a day or two, solid silicone rubber.
Neat idea cheers
Hoping to fin

Re: upgrade from iPhone 6 to 7, or to 8??
Last Poster: Dave J in Random Chat on Today at 10:49:33 PM
I went from a 5S to a 7 - bought it outright for the same reasons mentioned earlier. It's unlocked, and the money that EE were wanting to upgrade me to an 'IPhone tariff' in terms of the monthly cost was just too much I felt. I upgraded my plan when it was due - got a cheaper tariff and more data than I had before, so no need to move to an 'IPhone plan' to have a newer phone!

Re: RCD330 with apple car play
Last Poster: spicypixel in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 10:26:38 PM
Sure, it'll be interesting to confirm and if so I'll add a usb extender to the glovebox instead. It's annoying to have the cable flapping about the front...

Re: Searching for MK5 GTI rear seats
Last Poster: Christiank in Wanted on Today at 10:26:32 PM
I only need the rear seats and nothing else

Re: Super pro adjustable ball joints
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:43:07 PM
SP BJ will actually make that situation worse as they are slightly wider/bigger
i would have thought they'd help as they're

Re: Decat to standard system?
Last Poster: rich83 in Performance Modifications on Today at 09:26:35 PM
It depends on what results you are after.

MK5 Golf GTI OEM High Pressure Fuel Pump
Last Poster: Simon in Wanted on Today at 09:08:45 PM

I'm looking for an OEM HPFP for my MK5 Golf GTI.

Pump must be in working order and the attached sensor should be free from any damage or cracks.

If you have one available please get in touch..



Re: Will this be able to be fitted to mk5 gti
Last Poster: spicypixel in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 08:56:57 PM
What's another way to upload pictures guys

imgur.com probably easiest.

Re: *** VW - RUST & WARRANTY *** RESULT!!!!
Last Poster: amanda in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:50:23 PM
My dealer quoted over £1000

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: willni in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:12:09 PM

My Euro Spec xenons arrived today from Germany, and I swapped the shrouds out to my UK spec shrouds, bulbs don’t seem to be fitting right so I’l going to get new bulbs anyway as one bulb was done anyway

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Re: Upgraded engine mounts
Last Poster: Bodyboarder81 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:12:16 PM
Getting my new gearbox/engine mounts fitted this Thursday .... so if anybody's in the market for a stiffer setup ,then my revo set will be available. Also have some standard mounts that are in very good condition ( done 40k ) that I'll be selling . Send me a pm and I can get some pics ect

Thanks  :happy2:

Re: Mk5 5 Door Puddle Lights
Last Poster: spicypixel in Wanted on Today at 07:01:05 PM
I'll update the thread saying I ordered some LED built in units from aliexpress, while I agree with you christiank I didn't notice them as an option until after purchase, lesson learned!
Though LEDs > No lights so it's still a good step up!

Re: Front wing rust warranty success!!
Last Poster: larrylamb in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:59:37 PM
Thanks H18Golf, I think I'm going to leave it, I would prefer one in much better condition to start with. Thanks for the wing advice.

Getting my mk5 gti back to full health
Last Poster: ballcrusher in Members Rides on Today at 05:33:16 PM
hi everyone been a member for a while and this my first post.
so my 2006 mk5 gti thats been left sitting for 9months deteriorating parked in the corner at home so yes not the best thing to do but now i have time to get it back to full health.so new plugs as it wouldn't start and the once over and a good clean lol just got a set of bbs reps 19s very cheep plus a set of apex spr

Re: 2.0 tdi bkd cut out
Last Poster: doylebros in Mk5 General Area on Today at 05:21:30 PM
Next time before cranking it over to restart, take the fuel filter housing top off and check the level its at, would be my first port of call.
i havent checked the level but i did take the fuel pipe

Last Poster: Dude2016 in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 05:00:21 PM
Hey dudes I have a mfd 2 sat nav. Would like to update firmware and maps. Need some advice where to get an updated cd cheers dudes

Re: wifi booster
Last Poster: Pudding in Random Chat on Today at 04:19:51 PM
Used those Powerline adapters in a couple of houses I rented and they work well.  But for some reason, in my own house with up-to-date building regs, they don't work...at all.

If you think

Re: Cam chain tools
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:21:41 PM
Even the OEM tool is not designed to be used with an impact wrench

Re: Brakes - Query
Last Poster: RetroRaz in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:37:52 PM
The first set I had problems with last year were because the discs were skimmed and the seller didn't tell me till after I fitted them. Just not my luck, :(

Had a close look at the discs and there is uneven surface on them and also on the inner and outer part of the disc surface the colour fade is a different shade.

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2008 Mk5 golf gti 3dr Candy White
Location: northampton
Postage: £0.00
Delivery Only

Owned for 4 years, been my pride and joy, purchased with 35,000 miles and used occasionally now sitting on 44,000 miles. Fully maintained and never used during the winter.

Full vw service history since ownership
2008 6 speed manual
44000 miles
Cambelt change on 35,000 miles upon purchase
Xenon headlights
Cruise control
Heated leather interior
Heated wing mirrors
Monza 2 diamond cut alloys
Genuine vw rns510 satnav

Selling as looking to upgrade to a newer car

Private plate not included

I have been offered £7000 as part ex

Priced at £8000

Any questions or to arrange a viewing please reach me on 07901847982 car is based in northampton.

Thanks Tony
K04-064 turbo
Location: South Ayrshire
Postage: £25.00
Delivery or Collection

Brand new geniune K04-064 which was meant to be for my Vrs K04 conversion but I fancy a change of car. This has never been fitted.

Collection prefered from South Ayrshire but will post.
Bosch pads front / rear with wear sensor (mk5 gti, new)
Location: Corby
Postage: £0.00
Delivery or Collection

Clearing out my garage & come across these. Brand new.

Front pads have wear sensors
Rears have the bolts you get with them.

£50 delivered.
Skoda Fabia vRS Special Edition ***REDUCED***
Location: Wigan, North West UK
Collection Only

Skoda Fabia vRS Special Edition 2007 Number: 729/1000

126,500miles verified mileage

MOT 19/04/2018

1.9 TDI

6 Speed Manual

2 Keys

Lady Owner

4 Previous Owners

Serviced and maintained by Awesome Gti due in April 2018

Cambelt and waterpump replaced at 101,731 miles (2nd time) in 2015

Very rare Race Blue with red brake calipers

Cruise Control, electric windows, electric mirrors, remote central locking, air conditioning

Factory tinted rear windows

Comes with private plate J4VMO

Car is in very good condition with age related stone chips to the bonnet, it comes with a wrapped black grill other than this the car is standard.  The car has recently had the headlights professionally cleaned. The car has a few minor marks around the car.

The car benefits from a professional Revo remap which was done from the dealership when the car was nearly new, approximately 160+bhp this is not an aggressive map easily returns 55+mpg.  The engine is standard apart from this.  It has had a new intercooler and the lower intercooler pipe replaced at Awesome Gti recently and a new battery installed with receipt a few months ago.  It has had a new clutch master cylinder.  Gearbox is smooth with no issues, engine pulls superbly, clutch is fine.

Excellent condition, original blue piped full leather seats front and back with matching special edition numbers, uprated Pioneer headunit, original will headunit will be sold with the car.

Wheels and tyres
Wheels are original and in very good condition but showing some a little bit of wear in places but do come up nice with no corrosion and little kerbing.  Tyres all have at least 4mm of thread.
The car runs fantastic and has never missed a beat the mileage is average for its age.

Not so good bits
The car has a leaking seal in the rear door which, during a heavy rain storm can let a little bit of weather in, it would require a new door seal. The passenger door unlocking can be a bit temperamental and fail to unlock.

Only reason for sale is my job requires even more mileage and have offered a lease car so the Fabia will just be sat unused.
Grab yourself a bargain on this future classic
Contact Niki 07701055122
Location: Wigan, North West UK
Genuine BBS CK011 18" Pick up only Ayrshire
Location: Ayrshire
Collection Only

Set of Genuine BBS CK011 18" x 8" ET 44 5x112 complete with BBS carbon inserts (couple of minor surface scratches on these).  I am selling these as "requiring a refurb".  The tyres are 225/40/18 Pirelli Nero Zero and are legal with approximately 3mm however, they are needing replacing.  Given the tyre life and condition of the wheels, I have priced these accordingly.

All have some kerbing, varying from minor to one having kerbing and a chip about the size of 5p.  There are no big gouges, cracks, buckles or welds in these wheels and from 5m they looked mint before a run in with a kerb.  I ran these on my 2010 S3 but they will fit other VAG cars. Please check fitment before buying.

I'm not willing to post these, pick up only - they fit inside S3 with back seats down/parcel shelf out so will easily fit inside a Golf.  Located in Ayrshire.

I have only given these a quick clean, given they are being sold as requiring a refub.