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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: Couple of issues
Last Poster: csrigo in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 12:35:09 AM
could be the carbon build up on the valves, as the engine is a direct injection.
BG44K should clear the injectors. Mine was getting slow to catch in the mornings and the idle was a bit uneven howe

Re: Which stereo?
Last Poster: Pumbachow in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:48:39 PM
I think I have a high line display...

yes the up and down arrows on the right side of the mfsw skip tracks. Star button is mute and phone button answers / ends calls. Double press of the phone button  redials. Obvs vol buttons work too  :happy2:

No nav info on the cluster display...I've now only got the trip / mpg screen or the settings menu. I've lost the rad

Re: Help with intake manifold flap code P2008-001 - how to sort
Last Poster: Rob1 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:55:25 PM
What Plugs are you guys running ?
currently ngk iridium spark plugs, previously had OEM plugs and had the same issue

Re: Porsche Cayman 981 Black Edition
Last Poster: rex in Other VAG on Yesterday at 09:29:03 PM
Thanks!  :notworthy:

Re: WTD: Golf Gti Edition 30 / Pirelli 5 Dr DSG
Last Poster: Frodo-anni in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:32:04 PM
Are you still looking?

Re: Camber positive, wheel sticking out of fender
Last Poster: colesey in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 03:42:14 PM
Have you perhaps sheared one of the bolts on either control arm or ball joint mountings?!?

Re: Front wing wheel arch Rust
Last Poster: mjmallia in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:18:10 PM
I got a perfect genuine wing in the exact same colour as my car from a breaker for £30.

Its a case of keeping a look out and is by far the cheapest and best solution personally (genuine part and factory paint).......easy job to replace, just a lot of bolts (hour job)

Re: Dip stick tube replacement?
Last Poster: csrigo in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 01:45:59 PM
I did this recently as my tube had a broken mount and the dipstick its self was starting to crack.
Take dipstick out
Undo bolt holding tube to inlet manifold
Pull and twist on the tube to remove
Smear a dab on engine oil on the new tube seal and new dipstick seal
Push n

Re: Fault code / charcoal canister / purge valve
Last Poster: coolhandluke in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:35:46 PM
Its could be as simple as a blockage in one of the little pipes. You can test and rule out the charcoal cannister before buying a new one.

Hell, you can do what I've done and just vent to atmosphere, if you do it a certain way you get no EML and runs perfectly


Re: How do I add pic`s in the cars for sale?
Last Poster: hardhat in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:54:41 PM
 Thanks for that... :happy2:

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: neilw in Mk5 General Area on September 24, 2018, 08:29:24 PM
I Fitted my new Eibach Spacers. 10+12mm

It looks much better

Re: White "Lion" Cupra - DSG converted track car
Last Poster: teo_parvu in Members Rides on September 24, 2018, 01:24:08 PM
Latest evolution: further weight reduction...no more sunroof, stereo and even more widened wheel arched...


Re: Rust around boot badge - repair or replace?
Last Poster: mjmallia in Mk5 General Area on September 24, 2018, 11:42:30 AM
I would personally find a replacement from a breaker...is the glass blue or green?

As an example, I replaced a wing with a perfect secondhand genuine one (factory painted the same colour) for far less money than it would have cost to tackle a whole paint job and buy a new wing.....cost me £30 and my time to swap it out.

Re: How to change Fuel Pump Cam Follower on 2.0 TFSi
Last Poster: AntzGti in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on September 24, 2018, 10:44:32 AM
To be honest I did not bother getting the engine to TDC.

Just ensured that upon reassembly all three fuel pump bolts were tightened down equality in turn so that there was no potential to distort or knacker the fuel pump piston & spring.



Re: Edition 30 buying help?
Last Poster: unzippy in Mk5 General Area on September 24, 2018, 06:00:06 AM
Rust on the wings.
Cam follower.


Re: Best sounding intake
Last Poster: DaveMsport in Performance Modifications on September 23, 2018, 11:44:44 PM
Ram-air hands down. There was one already fitted to mine and was worried my other half wouldn't be keen on the whooshes and hisses as its her everyday car but she loves it.

My other car is an E46 M3 with CSL airbox and supersprint exhaust so get the best of both worlds between not many other NA cars sounding better than the M3 and then all the hisses and pops form the GT

Re: Worth Repairing my GTI?
Last Poster: Chris_R in Mk5 General Area on September 23, 2018, 11:13:10 PM
Yep its been written off, they've offered 2800 and buy back for 2400. Its low due to the mileage they said. Im thinking buy it back and get another one, swap over all the good stuff like coilovers, induction, bi xenons etc.

Edit: Buy back for £400 not 2400.

Also th

Re: Nighteye leds
Last Poster: RetroRaz in Mk5 General Area on September 23, 2018, 09:40:18 PM
Has anyone put the nighteye's in as full beams in Xenons if that makes a difference?

I did. They were pretty

Re: Golf 7 R engine in Golf 6 R chassis
Last Poster: AJP in MK6 General Area on September 23, 2018, 07:22:51 PM
Definitely not without a mammoth job with wiring if you even got it right mechanically. Between the mk5 & mk6 you're essentially dealing with the same car. The MQB mk7 however... is a different car altogether.

Re: Issue with engine leaking oil cylinder 2/3
Last Poster: DaveMsport in Mk5 General Area on September 22, 2018, 08:51:42 PM
Sounds like it's just a leaking valve cover gasket. It's a 30 minute job at the very most with probably a tea break in the middle :)

Gasket is obku a few quid too. It won't cause any issues if leaking other than your oil level will be dropping and you might develop a miss if coil and plugs are getting wet with oil.


Revo pcv blanking plate 2.0tfsi
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    Location: linslade
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery Only

    Good condition, only used for a few months, has an outlet for a boost gauge although this can be blanked off.
    £50 delivered
    Premium bluetooth kit with audio streaming
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      Location: Leeds
      Postage: £5.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Selling premium bluetooth kit with audio streaming.
      Supports all phones
      Works with RNS/RCD510,315 etc. units
      Supports MK6 MFSW and/or white/colour instrument cluster.

      Kit consist of module 5k0..730D, inline loom and mic. Plug and play, doesn't need to cut or solder any wires.

      Closed fog light surrounds, 1 pair
      Location: Portsmouth
      Postage: £4.50
      Delivery or Collection

      These look new, excellent condition. Lurking in my loft for a few years and no use since the car has gone.
      Stage 2. FSH. Sensible mods.
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        Location: Nottingham
        Collection Only

        2008 (08) Seat Leon FR TFSI (Stage 2, Helix Clutch)

        For more pics:

        I’ve owned the car since April-18, and it’s been a fantastic car in that time. The only reason this is for sale is due to the fact that I am going from 2 cars to 1 car for personal reasons. The car has spent the past few years being looked after by AKS Tuning, so has been in good hands during that time, and you will see from the extensive full history, receipts & clean MOT history that the car has been looked after.

        • Red
        • HPI Clear
        • Full Service History. The car has been serviced with a stamp every single year since new. (Service at Nottingham independent Lindleys on 22/9/18 for an interim service)
        • 4 previous Keepers
        • 67,000 Miles (6k miles per year. Previous owner since 25,000 miles)
        • Spare key
        • MOT until 4/6/19 (Take a look at the MOT History to show this car has been looked after. Only 1 MOT in 2013 with advisories due to covers obscuring, and slight tyre wear).
        • 3 x Michelin Pilot Sport 4 Tyres / 1 Dunlop Sport Maxx all with 5mm+ tread, not Budgets.
        • Golf R Suspension from a 2012 car fitted by previous owner, so newer.
        • Wheels were powdercoated at a cost of £312 back in 2014
        • Cruise Control (great on the motorway)
        • Folding wing mirrors
        • Rare Armrest. Catches inside are broken but these are £100 second hand, doesn’t detract at all from the use of it.
        • Climate control is ice cold
        • Cambelt & Waterpump changed 29/5/15 @ 35,515 miles
        • Cam follower replaced in 25/4/16
        • Diverter Valve Replaced with GFB DV+
        • EVAP Control Valve – 4/1/16 @ 42k - £80.14
        • Revision “R” PCV Valve fitted 1/1/17 - £39.99
        • Genuine Fuel filter fitted 1/1/17 - £27.35
        • Drop links changed – 06/18
        • Rear right caliper replaced 2018 - £138.30
        • Brake Fluid Replaced with Brembo 5.1 DOT 3/2/18
        • All discs and pads still have plenty of life on them.
        • Recall at Seat completed back in Aug-17 for the replacement ABS/ESP Control Unit.

        Service Record:

        1/8/09 – 7,214 – SEAT Hobin of Bury
        29/7/10 – 10,377 - SEAT Hobin of Bury
        26/8/11 – 14,135 - SEAT Hobin of Bury
        15/8/12 – 18,804 – The General Motor Co Ltd (VAG Specialist) - £228.63
        01/8/13 – 22,772 – The General Motor Co Ltd (VAG Specialist) - £179.85
        05/6/14 – 25,472 – Research Garage Group Ltd
        29/5/15 – 35,515 – Blackridge (VAG Specialist) - £753.79
        25/4/16 – 44,999 – AKS Tuning - £1,385.50
        09/5/17 – 54,352 – AKS Tuning - £211.96
        2/9/18 – Lindleys Nottingham - £135


        • Stage 2 REVO Remap (Estimated 270BHP) - £549
        • SPS Controller - £99
        • Helix Organic Clutch with DMF fitted at AKS Tuning with receipt for £1,000. This now handles the power, and don’t have to worry about your clutch as you would on most others.
        • Pipercross Panel Filter (I haven’t used a proper filter with this as don’t like the noise), so standard airbox - £30
        • Full Milltek Turbo Back Exhaust with Sports cat (Flew through the MOT with this on) - £600
        • Golf R Intercooler - £100
        • Golf R in tank Fuel Pump
        • RS4 Fuel Valve - £47
        • Uprated Diverter Valve (GFB DV+) - £97.80
        • H&R Front Anti-Roll Bar - £160
        • SuperPro Anti Lift Kit - £166.80
        • Uprated Osram side lights and Phillips racing vision lights (09/10/16) - £31.56
        • HEKO wind deflectors all round
        • Wing mirrors and Bottom lip on front bumper plastidipped black to align with the facelift models.
        • Front and rear calipers painted black with Hammerite to tidy up appearance.

        The body work for an 11 year old car is generally in great condition. The front end does have stone chips due to the soft paint on these. The main mark of notice is on the Passenger front wing, there is a slight dent on the swag line, which should be able to be pulled out, and you can only catch in certain light, but wanted to mention. It has never bothered me.
        The Alloys were powdercoated at a cost of £312, but front left wheel, does have kerb marks on it, so if being picky could do with refurbishing. There are a couple of smaller marks on 2 of the other wheels, but they still clean up well. Again this has never bothered me.

        I have a folder full of paperwork with the car, including the service book, and lots of receipts for work carried out.

        Due to the mods, and having had the money spent on a decent Clutch, to support the power, I believe the car is fairly priced. Looking for a quick sale.

        £4,299 ovno. Please do not message me asking what my best price as you won’t get a response. Feel free to pick up the phone or arrange a viewing.

        Located in Nottingham
        Genuine R32 Rear bumper £165
        Location: Amersham
        Postage: £45.00
        Delivery or Collection

        I have for sale a Genuine R32 rear bumper section for sale. This has had a light repair carried out to the N/S no splits it was a more of a scrape the n/s side bracket was slightly loose so this has also been plastic welded. i have had the bumper fitted to my car to check for fit and it fits perfect. The bumper has been put in primer but will need finishing. The bumper comes complete with the diffuser and reflectors.
        I also have the top section of the bumper in black which has holes for sensors you can supply this for an extra £25 but no sensors .

        Price of the bumper is £170
        price of bumper with top section is £195

        I am happy to wrap and arrange delivery via TNT cost for this would be around £45

        I can be contacted on 07772480088 as i dont get great reception
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