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Re: Potential fault - GFB DV+
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 05:56:30 PM
Will do!  I hope this hasn't come across too dramatic and alarmist.  If it's happened to me, it's sure to happen to someone else...unless I am the unluckiest man in the world and got the one and only dud  :grin:

Besides the silicon pad thing, I didn't find it to be fit and forget.  Occasionally the piston would start binding, causing part throttle surging.  I had to str

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 05:48:43 PM
"Defo not fit and forget.  The vulcanized bond to the piston is a bit weak.  It may not affect everybody but as mine is a daily, problems surface sooner for me."

I appreciate we shouldn't be having to fettle this , rather it should be down to GFB but, if they're not willing to rectify the

Re: Powerbank With Jumpstart UPBS 8000 A1 - Any Good?
Last Poster: willni in Mk5 General Area on Today at 04:46:19 PM
Don’t have that specific one, but have a similar one for up to i think 6 litre, depending on quality they can be either good or bad had one blow up in the car put it like that.

Unless you put cars away for the winter there’s no real point as if you ever need it for your own it’ll probably go flat just sitting in your boot (electronics with batteries are best stored at 5

Re: Ohlins Road & Track DFV Coilovers
Last Poster: Pudding in Product Reviews on Today at 04:45:30 PM
Thanks  :happy2:   These absolutely transform a GTI as a road car  :laugh:  Comfortable but still very capable.  Could probably do with a bit more spring for the track, but otherwise epic  :happy2:  I hope you love your ASTs too!

Yeah DSG..... I think I need to do it.  I'm getting bored of changing gears myself!

Re: White "Lion" Cupra - DSG conversion in progress
Last Poster: teo_parvu in Members Rides on Today at 04:38:22 PM
@Shoduchi - Man, seems that my KNC gearbox which should be the same age as yours has 25T parking brake. I was about the sent the diff back to Darkside Developments, but they said it is better to wait and look. My mechanic opened the gearbox today and said it has 25T. :jumping: :jumping: :jumping: 

Re: VibraTechnics 'Fast Road' Engine Mounts (manual) - 2 x sides and 1 x dogbone
Last Poster: Pudding in Product Reviews on Today at 04:28:42 PM
Yeah probably!

I know I come across a bit man against the world sometimes.  I just don't like seeing consumers being ripped off with shoddy goods at premium prices.   £500 isn't throw away money for anyone.  You kind of expect a certain quality at that price.  Not even a brand new OEM airbox costs anywhere near that much, but it's 10x the quality!

Re: Flickering Xenon headlights
Last Poster: Pudding in Technical Workshop on Today at 04:00:25 PM
Mine move as in wobble over bumps, but I can't see the auto levelling working during driving.   That is only noticeable when you switch them on and it runs the test cycle.

Wobbling over bumps appears to be normal for some xenons.  I saw a Jaguar in my rear view doing that recently.  I feel his pain as it's bloody irritating!!

Re: injector cleaning
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:54:08 PM
A cleaner won't do anything unfortunately.  You can get them ultrasonically cleaned in a chemical bath, but personally I believe replacement is the proper fix.  The solenoids inside them can get a bit lazy on top of the usual pintle clogging issues, so best to start afresh.

It may not be the injectors.  Mine were replaced ~40K with new ones from the dealer, and it was wa

Re: Mk5 /Mk6 reverse camera
Last Poster: Shoy1980 in Wanted on Today at 03:47:41 PM
I have an alternative if your mate's interested.

Re: Possible RCS330+ help
Last Poster: PatchySan in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 03:39:24 PM
Yep that looks like a RCD 330 alright. The App button suggests that it's the B Variant which means slightly more RAM than the original version and Smartphone connectivity though check the firmware to see if you got either the stock version (Apple CarPlay & Baidu CarLife) or the modified one (Full App Connect - Apple Carplay/MirrorLink/Android Auto). Installation is basically swap o

Re: Sluggish Cold Starts
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 03:33:27 PM
Lol, yeah that is a good description  :grin:  So yours is struggling to get out of bed it seems, so slightly different problems.   Could be fuel, could be spark.....hard to tell sometimes.

Starting up and then cutting out immediately is classic immobiliser failure, but there are no fault codes for that.   I'll use my second key for a while and see if that helps.

Re: RNS 315 with Bluetooth
Last Poster: mvb12 in Wanted on Today at 02:25:38 PM
PM me i have 1

Re: Recaro Wingback Bucket Seats
Last Poster: mvb12 in Wanted on Today at 02:24:31 PM
I'm looking for a set of Recaro Wingbacks OEM from an R32 in good condition.

Will need them shipped to Dublin, Ireland.

Can swap my original leathers which are in perfect condition (see build and detailing threads) plus cash.


Re: Wash/wipe...why one last wipe?
Last Poster: f00glee in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 01:01:42 PM

You can turn it off with VCDS

Courtesy wipe or something it's called.

It's an after wipe to clear away residual drips, as per the rear wash/wipe.   A bit like that final wipe of

Re: Thermostat packing in
Last Poster: 19TW80 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:29:55 AM
Mine packed up recently after I noticed temp was dropping a couple of bars on my A3 London-South Coast run, and got it replaced a couple of weeks ago. There was a mix up with the part i.e. the thermostat was ordered, rather than the thermostat and the housing, which meant a few extra days without the car. Anyhow, car actually feels as though it's driving better now, and MPG has als

Re: Stop engine
Last Poster: lukemk5gti in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 10:20:10 AM
Weird it hasent done it since?ive orderd a pick up pipe anyway

You could have just cleaned the gauze. It's made from stainless steel so a blast from a pressure washer and a clean in IPA would have done it.

Re: Mk5 gti noisey
Last Poster: Pudding in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 09:35:59 AM
For me it's the chassis noise that is prehistoric now, compared to modern standards.    The MK5 was the GTI's return to handling and driver enjoyment, and as such, the suspension bushings are a lot smaller to reduce slop and the top mounts are bolted to the chassis, whereas MK2 - MK4 had 'floating' top mounts for comfort.   It all adds up to a thumpy, crashy, noisy experience over

Re: Quite induction
Last Poster: Pudding in Performance Modifications on Today at 09:29:21 AM
It’s just it does a pulse/surge type thing like you’ve explained .... didn’t hear it as much with the standard air box but with the revo induction on you can hear it . No don’t have the Loba .... wasn’t planning on fitting one to be honest but just curious if this helps with the surging

Re: 2018 RNS510 maps
Last Poster: Rossimac in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 12:56:54 AM
doing the update on mine now---this hopefully is it

Just to say, this is it - 8515 is the latest Map Version.

I've just done

Re: Anyone around West Yorkshire that will code Canbus Gateway?? RESOLVED
Last Poster: MIJ_JAGGER in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:48:12 PM
Pleasure matey, glad you got it sorted


VW Golf Gti Edition 30 MK5 Highline instrument cluster (Clocks)
Location: Luton
Postage: undefined
Delivery or Collection

As above i have 2 MK5 Golf Gti Edition 30 Highline instrument cluster (Clocks)

Part Number 1K6 920 970E
Part Number: 1K6 920 972

Comes with SKC CODE

In good working order and condition

These are the Early Clusters so is Easier to Code


Open to sensible offers

£200 Ono each

Can fit free of charge if collecting

Any questions please call

07983 222 677

Many thanks
Highline 30 Byte CECM
Location: Walthamstow, London
Postage: £5.00
Delivery or Collection

30 byte cecm for sale

This allows coding of footwell lights to always stay on, emergency braking all lights, xenons, cornering fogs and more.

Part number is 3C8937049E

No relays but you can use the ones from your current CECM

will need coding with vcds

Collection welcome from Walthamstow London or city of London.

Can deliver UK mainland.

PayPal gift or bank transfer welcome.
TTRS/RS3 pagid rs4-2 brake pads
Location: West Sussex
Postage: £6.50
Delivery or Collection

Selling spare set of pagid rs4-2 brake pads for TTRS/RS3 calipers barely used pads brought from aks tuning for £240 I'll be selling my complete ttrs brake set up soon for 8 pots
Any questions just ask
Thanks for looking
GTI Geniune Golf Side Skirts
Location: Bradford
Postage: £20.00
Delivery or Collection

Geniune VW Golf GTI side skirts for sale. Have a few scuffs and marks round the sides. 1,2 clips broken but should not affect once on. No clips (thing that attaches to car)  or bolts included. Will deliver within 15 miles. Over will be £20 charge.

Message me for more photos. 07590983613

2006 VW Golf GTI DSG, FSH, 12 Months MOT, Recent cambelt replacement, New discs & pads all round
Single Image
    Location: Chester
    Collection Only

    Reflex Silver in stunning condition. 105k.
    Full extensive service history including recent new cambelt/waterpump, brakes all round, Revision G divertor valve & Cam Follower
    Last major service at 102k
    Maintained regardless of cost
    New front fitted wings by VW Chester in April under their 12 year anti corrosion warranty
    MOT December 2018
    R32 rear end
    Full leather interior
    Every single thing still works and still drives like a 20k car!

    Service History

    31/10/07 16676 Service
    17/09/08 28996 Service
    28/07/10 39296 Service & Cambelt
    17/09/12 54600 Service
    29/01/14 68218 Service & Gearbox Service
    23/04/15 84313 Service
    09/07/16 94238 Service
    25/03/17 100890 Discs & Pads all round
    09/04/17 101200 Cam follower & Rev G
    12/04/17 101207 Cambelt & Waterpump
    19/04/17 101300 New Front wings
    06/07/17 102312 Service

    100's of pics available, please PM for any more details.