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Re: 245s.... anyone done it?
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:59:29 PM
I think you are over thinking all of this then TBH. Just get some better tyres and that will do to be honest.

If you are worried about grip out of corners and you are struggling to put the power down out of corners then I would suggest you are being a bit too eager to stamp on the loud pedal. You can probably fix 95% of the problems you are trying to fix by just feeding


Re: Nitro obd2 ... anyone tried them??
Last Poster: AJP in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:32:48 PM
If it sounds too good to be true...


Re: **HOW TO**: Door lock module replacement
Last Poster: Matto in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 09:54:18 PM
Just to let you guys know I have fixed the image links  :happy2:


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: willni in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:50:10 PM


Just a little wash and applied from rain-x to the windows, beginning to be tempted by a full exterior respray and a full paint protection film wrap


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Re: Gauge holders, anyone fitted these?
Last Poster: Colinspence in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:25:02 PM
I had one in my Astra h and they very flimsy and need sticking down with is no easy
Task
I used the weight of the gauge to hold it in

T.b.h they ok for the price as long as you can stick it down


Re: Someone crashed into my car - Insurance advice
Last Poster: Dave J in Random Chat on Today at 09:11:08 PM
Well, it won't make you feel better, but that is one less thing to worry about!


Re: Cruise Control Replacement in Brum?
Last Poster: northernmunkey1 in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Today at 09:05:42 PM
@Olsen-72 can,hes in redditch

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Thanks buddy I'll send him a PM  :happy2:


Re: Creaky Front End - Intermittent
Last Poster: Dave J in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:02:29 PM

I'm sticking the Tyrol set onto mine this weekend, so I'll report back.   The precision and quality of the Tyrol stuff, along with ARP bolts is what sets it apart from the cheaper solutions.  I'm not saying the cheaper parts don't do the job though, it's just that loads of people have used the


Re: Check list before stage1 remap
Last Poster: AJP in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:02:03 PM
Couple of things you could do with clarifying, before you get the map:

You list a full Milltek. Full should mean that it has a bigger downpipe and sport cat/decat, so would qualify for Stage 2 as Raz points out. If, however, the exhaust is 'cat back' rather than 'full', it means the OEM downpipe, main cat and pre cat are still in place. This is the biggest bottleneck in


Re: Edition 30 Goodies with purchase of new car?
Last Poster: Dave J in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:53:43 PM
Agree with Pudding - there was nothing accessory-wise that VW did for the Edition 30 . There was an Edition 30 VW Merchandise T-shirt, but this wasn't given away with the car.
Keyring-wise, I've always liked & had either the VW OEM badge emblem, or the tartan cloth style one.


Re: high miliege
Last Poster: steve-15 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:24:48 PM
Hi
Thanks for the info.
The cars we have looked at are
1) 104000 miles and £3900
2) 111000 miles and £ 3700.

Both cars are 2005 models


Re: New car: R32
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on Today at 08:18:23 PM


Re: Smokey ed30,
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:18:13 PM
I saw a post from Niki about knackered injectors causing white smoke, so thought I'd check how old yours are and if the smoke smells fuely.

You say you've got a black spark plug, so that could point to the injectors getting old and dribbly like an old man's leaky prostate.  At 120K, I'd be budgeting for some brand new ones personally.  These stage 2+ tunes seem to tip th


Edition 30 gearknob
Last Poster: MPS in Wanted on Today at 08:11:04 PM
In good condition. Midlands


Re: DIY - Cam Chain and Tensioner Guide
Last Poster: Ant b in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 07:53:25 PM
Does anyone fancy doing this for me,really don't want to myself


Re: Stereo with compatible canbus revision
Last Poster: SI-R32 in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 07:13:48 PM
1k0 just superceded by 7n0, if you use any later versions of 1k0 or any version 7n0 its all relatively the same for battery drain purposes


Re: New Edition
Last Poster: jonk710 in Members Rides on Today at 06:07:23 PM
Hmmm, looks like the photo link doesn't work


Re: Parts becoming available
Last Poster: Bernhard30 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 05:07:16 PM
Dibs on the Revo..depending on how much etc. :happy2:

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Lazer Blue Gti .
£4000.00
Single Image
    Location: Sussex
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery Only

    Found a replacement so gonna say 4k with bentley alloys
    RNS 510 - B version
    £240.00
    Location: Bolton
    Collection Only

    B version but has upgraded software.Non LED screen. Internal HDD. 32gb sd card included too.

    HW version - H03
    SW version - 4120
    Map version - 7918

    Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
    Sold
    Bluetooth unit, microphone and loom
    £140.00
    Location: Bolton
    Postage: £8.00
    Delivery or Collection

    5k0 035 730 D

    Worked fine with all my iphones (4,5 and 6)
    Unsure on other models
    Streams music via bluetooth
    Shows on RNS 510 and highline display (song names only on highline)

    Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
    Sold
    Genuine rear view camera - bumper version including loom
    £130.00
    Single Image
      Location: Bolton
      Postage: £8.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Genuine rear view camera that shows on the rns510. Comes with the loom and the plastic holder for attaching into the bumper

      Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
      Golfball gear knob and gaitor
      £70.00
      Location: Bolton
      Postage: £5.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Genuine vortex / votex golf ball gear knob. 6 speed. Used condition

      Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
      Side of boot sub box, sub and amp
      £90.00
      Location: Bolton
      Collection Only

      This was one of the first sub boxs that is in the side of the boot so you can still use it fully. It is sound deadened inside and has a 10inch "juice" sub (unsure of part number) and a JVC 800w mono amp. This amp fits under the drivers seat.

      Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
      Sold
      3 Door warning / puddle lights with loom
      £20.00
      Single Image
        Location: Bolton
        Postage: £4.00
        Delivery or Collection

        I bought these from Boldsport with the twin sided leds. One side is red which warns other drivers when the door is open. The other side is white and shines on the floor when the door is open.

        Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
        Custom flat bottom MFSW steering wheel
        £220.00
        Location: Bolton
        Collection Only

        Bought this brand new from germany but then it was scratched with a zip so got it retrimmed with new leather by autotrim in denton. White stitching with a red band at the top. Perforated leather either side of the buttons and full leather top and bottom. Very good condition.

        Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
        Battery box
        £15.00
        Single Image
          Location: Bolton
          Postage: £8.00
          Delivery or Collection

          Used battery boxed instead of the fabric "wrap" that are on some cars. Pretty good condition

          Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
          Sold
          Edition 30 / R32 rear lights
          £130.00
          Location: Bolton
          Postage: £14.00
          Delivery or Collection

          Used but in very good condition rear lights. The outers i bought second hand but the inners were bought brand new from VW last year at the cost of a small fortune!!

          I am happy to exchange your standard ones for these so would do £100 plus yours

          Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
          Sold
          Depo "xenon" look projector headlights
          £60.00
          Location: Bolton
          Collection Only

          Good condition Depo "xenon look" projector headlights. Bought them a few years ago and had headlight protectors on them for 2 years. I would need to exchange these with your standard ones so can only do collection

          Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
          Sold
          Ed30 genuine front splitter
          £130.00
          Location: Bolton
          Collection Only

          Collection only due to size.

          Used conditions with obvious stone chips. Reflex silver with a black inner centre section. Would need a respray ideally.

          Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
          Sold
          Ed30 genuine rear bumper / valance - lower section only
          £180.00
          Location: Bolton
          Collection Only

          Very good condition rear bumper in reflex silver with a gloss black painted exhaust surround section. There is a hole cut out for my genuine rear view camera but not able to be seen when fitted. Collection only due to size.

          I can exchange this with your standard gti rear bumper for £110

          Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
          Genuine wing mirrors - Power folding with led puddle light and folding off the key - door modules included
          £250.00
          Location: Bolton
          Collection Only

          The ultimate wing mirrors! This is for the "shell" only as il need to keep the mirror covers but you can reuse your own.

          Power folds off the interior switch and off the fob
          Heated mirrors
          Electric adjustment
          LED puddle light units

          The gen 3 MAX door control modules are included also so are plug and play. I can assist with fitting and coding with vcds if required.

          These were fitted to my 3 door 2008 / 58 golf. Unsure if they will work on other years

          I have a video of these folding if you want to see

          Pictures can be sent for all items via email or phone until i workout what to use other than photobucket!! Open to offers
          R32 "Recaro" buckets - full leather - R32 embossed - Fronts only
          Audi R8 Coilpacks
          £60.00
          Single Image
            Location: London
            Postage: £3.00
            Delivery or Collection

            Hi guys,

            I purchased these coilpacks from AKS about 3 months ago when I was having a misfire issue (Documented on my build thread) - it turned out to be a faulty injector instead. But unfortunately my car has been written off so I've removed these and have put them up for sale. 

            Thanks,
            Faz
            Ultimate spec MK5 Golf GTi 07 Steel grey DSG Genuine Rare GTi Buckets
            £6995.00
            Single Image
              Location: Hertfordshire
              Collection Only

              EDIT - Reason for sale is that the car is hardly ever used anymore and the money would be a big help for work on our house.


              £6995 or make me an offer.


              So I've finally decided to sell my cherished GTi... I've owned the car for a little over 7 years now and its wanted for nothing. The bulk of the modifications listed were made by the previous owner, so I've had the luxury of enjoying it over the years.

              It'll be a sad day when it goes as its the longest I've ever owned a car. There is just something about the Mk5 which I just really enjoy, so I'm hoping the next owner can enjoy it as much as I do and is equally well cared for.

              I dont know if this price is too high or about right... there looks to be a few poorly spec'd cars around at the moment on Autotrader for similar money, so let me know what you think or make an offer.

              MK5 Golf GTi - Steel Grey
              2007 07 plate
              3 Door
              72k miles - This will likely not change as the car is only used at weekends due to commuting to work by train.
              18" Monza Alloys with Vredestein tyres
              DSG Gearbox with paddle shift
              Factory Xenon headlights with headlamp washers
              Folding mirrors - (apparently hard to find?)
              Rear parking sensors
              Fully functional Air conditioning (for when we see some sunshine!)
              *RARE* Genuine GTi Bucket seats in tartan - I've been offered silly money for these alone!
              Highline dashboard and steering wheel controls
              New radiator 9 months ago due to a slight weep from the original
              Mud flaps front and rear
              Dipping passenger mirror when reversing
              Kenwood headunit with Navigation, Bluetooth etc.

              MOT until 30th April 2018

              Cambelt changed at 48k miles including cam follower and tensioners - I still have the original cam follower and it looks like new, so no wear here!

              Brand new Turbo fitted Feb 2013
              Forge re-circulating valve
              R32 Brakes with new Brembo pads fitted less than 1000 miles ago
              Braided brake lines
              Stage 2 Revo Remap including SPS switch
              Whiteline Anti-lift Kit
              Poly bushes all round
              KW V3 coilovers
              BSH Catch can
              BSH Cone Induction kit (Original engine cover included)
              Full Turbo back Miltek exhaust
              OEM LED Rear lights
              Colour coded rear bumper
              Silicone boost hoses
              OSIR Vent gauge housing with NewSouth Boost gauge to match stock clocks
              Vented Fog light grills
              Tinted mirror indicators to better blend in with the colour
              Minor cosmetic improvements - carbon wrapped interior trim and front panel

              Car is garaged and serviced regularly by myself using only genuine items


              Bad points

              Being completely honest, all cars have there niggles and this one is now 10yrs old so it shouldnt come as a surprise there are a couple...

              Slight scrape to rear bumper on the drivers side corner where a kind soul demonstrated their lack of driving skills - its only minor and barely noticable but I know its there... I actually tried to get some photos of this but I couldnt get it to show up in the light there was at the time.

              Passenger door lock intermittently not unlocking on the central locking so need to unlock from inside the car - I've priced the part to around £150 plus fitting it, I may get this sorted before it goes though. This actually only just started to occur but from looking in to how to fix it, it seems to be a common "feature".

              Three of the four Monza wheels are suffering with "white worm". I've had the cost of a refurb for all four priced at £350 by Pristine Wheels for the same original finish with diamond cut so this is taken in to account with the price.
              Revo Air Intake K03 & K04 (Bung included)
              £240.00
              Location: London (North or East)
              Collection Only

              Hi guys,

              I've recently had my car written off and so I'm selling my Revo intake. I would keep this but as this was my second MK5 GTI I have decided it's time for a change.

              I purchased this from AKS for just under £300 a short while ago so this is a fair price though I am open to sensible offers. It comes complete with all jubilee clips / bolts & the heatshield.

              This is ready to collect & fit in your vehicle.

              Thanks for looking,
              Faz

              Cash on Collection please