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Re: White "Lion" Cupra - DSG converted track car
Last Poster: teo_parvu in Members Rides on Today at 07:23:34 AM
It's snowing for 14 hours here in Bucharest, now we have at least 20 cm of snow. While at home with some time to spare, I decided to make my own wing end plates, never liked the plastic ones that came with the wing:


Re: Delaney's MK5 GTI Project
Last Poster: teo_parvu in Members Rides on Today at 07:18:17 AM
Suspension/wheel choice should be based on what do you want to do with the car. For track time an adjustable suspension and a light, strong wheel is key. H&R Deep Still Static is far from ideal. If you're not planning any track time go with whatever looks good.

Re: Boost Freaking out and high fuel pressure target is just 110 bar
Last Poster: ROH ECHT in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 04:10:41 AM
Maybe the GIAC map is just smoother.  Smooth is always faster than aggressive wheel spinning spikes.....but it just doesn't feel it on the butt dyno.

I agree...I never was comfortable with boost holding at 25+ psi throughout the rev range with that DM open-loop tune...obviou

Re: Edition 30 front lip spoiler
Last Poster: Orama_19 in Wanted on Today at 02:11:11 AM

I'm looking for a Front Lip Spoiler Edition 30 with the code .: 1K0 805 903 J

If someone has one to sell, send me a PM.

Re: Wanted: Sports cat to fit Milltek downpipe and cat back
Last Poster: mart. in Wanted on Yesterday at 11:48:08 PM
Mk6 the same as the mk5 exhaust. I thought they were different but then I may be making that up. How much are you after for it? I do have a Milltek cat for it but I need to cut existing decat to weld it in and I would prefer not to if I can find one at the right price.

Re: Headunit upgrade
Last Poster: Bodyboarder81 in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Yesterday at 10:20:31 PM
Kenwood dnx516dab here ..... worth every penny . So easy to use , made for the car and has all the features you could ever need  :happy2:

Re: Dynavin N6 thoughts!
Last Poster: Gherber3 in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Yesterday at 09:13:26 PM
I'v had a Dynavin N6-VW for 3 years and it has no failed with the white screen issue. Really disappointed as i paid £410 as it was supposed to be a superior unit. Think I'll go for a cheaper unit next time.

Re: Josh’s Pirelli edition
Last Poster: Bodyboarder81 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 08:47:13 PM
Then I went and saw my mate .... who makes me feel very poor  :signLOL:

That’s a boxster spyder, gt4 and MC 720s ... also has rs6+ , a couple  of range rovers and a 911 gt2rs on order for July I think !

Re: Broken window
Last Poster: slix in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:41:56 PM
Have you had a look to see if they are snapped?

I had this on my mk4 (maybe the same) and the glass just needed clamping again with the clip.

Re: P000A code
Last Poster: Graham1990 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:12:57 PM
OK cool.  I think if you're going to the trouble of removing the chain cover to inspect the oil rings, you may as well do the chain and tensioner as well.   But if you want to do more diagnosis first, you can use VCDS to test the VVT adjuster and also check the cam phasing and VVT adjustment ranges

Re: Labour costs to replace oil pick up pipe ?
Last Poster: Raj2212 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:33:50 PM
Thanks @neilw I've just had new oil and filters put in very recent so I think I'll wait  a couple months until I'm due another oil change. I should've really had that checked at the time.
Much appreciated though for the link and prices.  :happy2:

Hopefully the pipe isn't damaged. And tha

Re: Puncture pains
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:44:36 PM
That's probably a good idea the way the roads are these days!

Re: Under tray
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:07:41 PM
Some things from the dealer are pretty reasonable.   Second hand unter trays will likely be cracked or damaged in some way, otherwise they would still be fitted to cars.

Re: Gear needed for removing wheels
Last Poster: Panthera in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:36:13 PM
Cheers, I already have some axle stands. Would I need a low level jack for a un-lowered car or is there enough clearance for a standard jack?
What torque setting for the wheel nuts so I can work out which wrench I need?

I have a Halfords trolley jack and their

Re: Water pump replacement West London
Last Poster: Rado16v in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:47:12 PM
Find a Seat dealer who will do it for £469 under their fixed price maintenance. They do water pump on its own for £230. Or get a VW dealer to price match Seat.

Re: 1st VW - Black Edition 30
Last Poster: Caspersmith in Members Rides on Yesterday at 12:36:11 PM
Somebody is getting stuck in  :happy2:

I forgot to say about VCDS and the ECU software...... you need to go into the Engine section, then go into 'Advanced ID'.   A standard car will have 0 next to 'Attempted' and 'Successful' flash counts.  It's how VW were detecting remaps because you c

Re: Maplins in Administration!
Last Poster: Pudding in Random Chat on Yesterday at 11:17:35 AM
Blimey, I didn't know the Toys R Us story was that bad.  Glad he's serving time. 

What amazes me is how he and other useless morons like him end up in positions of such power and wealth.   Clearly the interview process is flawed in weeding out incompetent fools.  I think candidates for very senior positions need much stricter vetting and 6 months probation to prove they

Re: Powervalve Exhaust Issues - Drone/Res
Last Poster: Greenman in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:25:49 AM
This turned out to be a failing wheel bearing so nothing to do with the exhaust...:)

Re: RCD330 with apple car play
Last Poster: Db4193 in Sat Nav and Car Audio on March 21, 2018, 08:08:29 PM
What’s streaming music like from your phone anygood. And the Bluetooth is it clear

Yeah it's fine only difference really is the volume control is operational on your phone with bluetooth

Re: R32 road tax dates
Last Poster: Andy in Mk5 General Area on March 21, 2018, 07:06:44 PM
Thanks for the information and comments, all very interesting, no you are right I would not dismiss the best car on the basis of the extra tax duty but if the choice arose I would prefer not to pay nearly twic


VW Racing intake
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    Location: Belfast
    Postage: £15.00
    Delivery or Collection

    just over a year old
    off a mk6 gti
    excellent condition

    will post to UK
    also open to reasonable offers
    RNS510, LED version C
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      Location: Slough
      Postage: £0.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Version 680 C, with LED screen and star button
      Great condition - all working.
      Video in motion Unlocked
      Updated to work with old CAN gateways so not to cause battery drain.
      2012 VW Golf R 5-door DSG
      Location: Sherborne
      Collection Only

      For sale is my 2012 Golf R 5 door DSG in Rising Blue, currently at stage 2+ tuning. 3 former keepers from new, MOT until 16th June 2018, 58,000 miles with a comprehensive service history and 2 original keys.

      The car has a lot of features ticked, including Dynaudio sound pack and the VW Kenwood DNX525DAB upgrade, wing back front seats which have been custom trimmed professionally, colour multifunction display and multifunction steering wheel with paddle shift extensions, dual zone climate control, parking sensors and the dynamic chassis control (DCC) feature.

      Some negative points to note are that the seats are heated and the car came with heated seats but currently the wiring for the seats doesn’t match the car so they do not work. Also, the satellite navigation on the Kenwood stereo doesn’t work as I never fitted a GPS antenna.

      The exterior features include Xenon headlights with cornering functions, OZ Ultraleggera alloy wheels and has been lowered 20mm too. The front-end needs some respray work as there’s lacquer missing on the front bumper (think someone reversed into me and it’s flaked off), stone chips and car park marks.

      The car is fully stage 2+ tuned and I have most of the parts for upgrading to a TTE420 turbo, including an RS3 LPFP, injectors with modified loom and a HPA Motorsport inlet manifold. These aren’t included in the price but a deal can be made if you’re interested. Essentially it just needs the turbo, AKS Tuning FPR and a good mapping session and it’ll be much improved on performance. If the car doesn’t sell then that’s where I’m going with it anyway, hence I’m not returning the car to standard for selling. She is due a fair bit of service work in 2,000 miles which include the cam belt and water pump (parts included), full service (oil, filter, spark plugs and DSG) as well as the rear differential oil. I did the DSG at 30,000 miles which is earlier than required but I knew it was going to run increased power so took no chances. About £200 in parts required to have the car fully services and worry free, will possibly do all the jobs over the coming weekends which will cause the sale price to increase.

      Modification included are:

      Engine & Transmission:

      RamAir K04 oversized air intake (currently heat wrapped)
      Loba Motorsport HPFP
      Audi R8 red coilpacks with NGK iridium spark plugs
      Forge diverter valve
      Forge oil catch can
      Audi RS4 fuel return valve
      APR intercooler
      BSH intercooler-to-TB pipe upgrade
      Milltek turbo-back system with sports cat
      AmD Tuning custom ECU map
      AmD Tuning custom DSG map

      Suspension & Exterior:

      OZ Racing 18” x 8J ET35 Ultraleggera wheels
      Avon ZV-7 tyres all round
      Porsche Cayenne 6-piston Brembo calipers with EBC Yellowstuff pads
      350mm EBC Ultimax brake discs
      HEL brake lines (front and rear)
      H&R 20mm lowering springs
      034Motorsport top mounts
      H&R rear anti roll bar
      SuperPro lower engine mount insert
      Gen4 Haldex controller upgrade (3 modes – Eco, Normal and Race)

      I would consider part exchanging the car with something else with DSG so message me to discuss. I’ve tried to put as much info on here as possible but I can’t remember everything, so have a look through my build thread to see everything that’s been done.

      For test drives, I will need proof of valid insurance covering you to drive the car, no insurance no keys in the hand (sorry, but it’s my pride and joy, no risks taken).
      Various Tfsi parts new and used
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        Location: liverpool
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Having a clear out to make space for activities. Some parts are brand new and some are used. I'l do my best to list all the info but feel free to ask questions if more info needed. Prices are posted or otherwise stated. Collection on all items possible. If paying via paypal fees must be covered by buyer.

        1) Golf mk6 R additional side mount radiator. Used. Some damage to fins but still 100% functional. OE part no. 1K0121212C. £30

        2) OE Engine mount off Golf R. Great condition. Used. Ideal for poly fill upgrade. £15

        3) 85-504 Powerflex dogbone mount insert. Used. Missing bolt washer but replacement can be bought from powerflex or use aftermarket washer. £10

        4) PFR85-515-21-7 Powerflex Anti Roll bar bushes. Brand new. £25

        5) Victor Reinz rear crankshaft seal. Brand new. OE part no. 038103085E. £10

        6) Genuine lower engine cradle. Brand new. OE part no. 06B103307C. £13
        C0187 Pipercross 80mm cone airfilter
        Location: Liverpool
        Postage: £0.00

        C0187 Pipercross 80mm cone airfilter. Brand new. 80mm inlet diameter. 200x200mm filter.
        Bosch AeroTwin wipers brand new
        Location: Liverpool
        Postage: £3.00

        Bosch A980S AeroTwin wiper blades. Brand new. Bought the wrong ones by accident. Will not fit early model mk5 golf's.
        Golf mk6 R/TTS/R32 310mm rear brake setup
        Location: Liverpool
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Golf R/TTS/S3 310mm rear brake setup. Came off 2012 plate Golf R. Great condition. Lots of life left in pads and discs. Calipers in great condition.

        Kit comes with;
        - Calipers+carriers in black
        - 310mm x 22mm discs
        - pads
        - hoses
        - splash guards
        Sirocco Rear alloy hubs
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          Location: Liverpool
          Postage: £10.00
          Delivery or Collection

          Sirocco Rear alloy hubs

          Rear alloy hubs off a Scirocco R. Lightweight upgrade compared to OE steel versions. Will require longer bolts due to added thickness of hubs. FWD hubs so will fit FWD cars. Will fit golf mk5/mk6/A3/leon/Octavia etc but please check before buying. I have these fitted to my mk5 golf gti.
          For sale
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            Location: Magherafelt
            Postage: £2.00
            Delivery or Collection

            Have for sale a pair of LED number plate lights or can sell 3 of required but add is for a pair. Cheap to get rid.

            Part number of LEDS - 1k8 943 021 c

            Any questions just pm or call me on 07745645595

            Thanks for looking. Few more parts available just look at my other posts or message me. Have a few steering wheels etc available also