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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: Stage 2+ edition 30 VS mk7 golf R
Last Poster: Pikey Motorsports in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:12:36 AM
Thanks will be testing soon

Mk 5 parking sensor connector box Bosch
Last Poster: Mackenzie2576 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:14:34 PM
Hi All,
I'm new to forum and this is my first post. I recently changed my bumper because of an accident and it came with parking sensors. The only thing missing was the parking control module. I've purchased this and I'm after a diagram or an instruction guide of how to fit one. I can't seem to find one anywhere but I was hoping someone in the community would enlighten me. The

VW Mk5 Bosch parking sensor diagram/Instruction
Last Poster: Mackenzie2576 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 09:07:19 PM
Hi all.
I'm new to the forum and I've recently had a bumper fitted with original VW parking sensors fitted on due to an accident. So with this I decided I may as well get parking sensors fitted and the only part missing was the parking controller module? I've now got that part and my main question is does anyone have a diagram or a guide of what wires go on what part in the mo

Re: revs climb on gear change cruise control doesnt work
Last Poster: DeWet in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:05:25 PM
Had the same with the same symptoms on mine.....but since I had to rewire the ecu on mine it wont be your problem.
But.......it was the clutxh sensor wire I had on the wrong pin and after moving it it all worked fine.

So......yes it will be your clutch switch or the wire going to the ecu.

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Re: Wheel nut covers
Last Poster: loop in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:24:11 PM
My old set have turned white and I’m missing a couple that have come off the locking wheel nut as that’s a different shape!
They do spoil the look of the wheels when discoloured

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Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: neilw in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:29:54 PM
failed mot, bought new rear caliper, passed mot, bagged it
by Guy, on Flickr

Re: Gearbox
Last Poster: neilw in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:28:37 PM
Wow that's a lot, fair play though, you'll know you've got a good box. I bet you can get a whole gti for that price now.

Re: Steering noise
Last Poster: neilw in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 06:27:05 PM
Probably your steering rack, pretty common issue (mine does it too)

There's lots of info on here regarding fitting the newer generation3 rack, which is supposed to be better

Re: Powervalve Exhaust - PV vs Non-PV?
Last Poster: Powervalve Nige in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 12:34:31 PM
Give me a call on 01744 610244 and I'll run through the 34 available build options you can go for ...

Re: Mk7 GTI OEM suspension on Mk5 GTI ?? Help
Last Poster: Vavlas in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:15:02 PM
So the b4 are good you say .
Well roads are bad in Croatia , but i live and work in Germany, here the roads are perfect.
I'll try the B4 with normal springs cause I love comfort , I don't want to go low because that equals uncomfortable car the lower it goes. I hate bouncing all the time

Re: Another Oil question
Last Poster: Ripstop in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:04:04 PM
Thanks guys.. I did think that as it had type approval for petrol engines it was probably going to fine but wanted to make absolutely sure.  I couldn't pass up the price at TPS which was basically 11 pounds for each 5l packs. I bought 4 !!!
I don't intend to run it longer than about 7.5k and 10,000 miles per change anyway.


Re: AWD gearbox options
Last Poster: DeWet in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:19:32 AM
I found a manual S3 box. Would I need to replace flywheel and clutch to fit or will it work with stock gti flywheel and clutch?

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Re: Edition 30 Wanted
Last Poster: colesey in Wanted on Yesterday at 05:47:21 AM
Check out the Tfsi Parts For Sale/Wanted! Facebook page as there was one just posted there and could well be others listed.

Re: Hi. Let me introduce myself.
Last Poster: Andy in New Member Intro's on October 14, 2018, 10:47:19 PM
Welcome to the forum..plenty of advice or guides on here or a member of the forum will help.Post some pictures up in the members ride section

Re: My little MK5 2.0TDI R-line build thread
Last Poster: Christiank in Members Rides on October 14, 2018, 10:09:52 PM
The Rocce front subframe looks the same as the normal mk5 - only that's changed is the shape of the dog bone bushing..

Didn't powder coat the front subframe since it's an alloy piece :) The rear subframe I got powder coated.

Spend hole weekend removing the rear subframe and install the new one  :pomppomp: Also swapped my ABS unit for a newer version that will

Re: Bolt dropped behind Door skin
Last Poster: willni in Mk5 General Area on October 14, 2018, 09:21:53 PM
I doubt if you will get a wide enough gap to get a bolt out and the skin is very thin you risk bending it is it a case of you need the bolt ? Buy another or is it rattling about and annoying you if so try stopping the rattle with a magnet 👍🏼


Thanks! More tryin

Re: Couple of issues
Last Poster: csrigo in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on October 14, 2018, 08:48:58 PM
Just an update on this now I'm home.

Done my comp test....well happy and relieved! 13bar across them all and almost to the exact psi...all cylinders built pressure pretty similar no major differences there either....thank fu€¥

Also found my air leak with the intake....turbo inlet pipe wasn't sealed well enough(the part that requires cutting un shockingly) deal

Re: MK1 Golf GTI Edition 30 Project.
Last Poster: Lhasa in Members Rides on October 14, 2018, 08:46:42 PM
For comparison this is a picture of my daily with 165k on the clocks.

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Re: Mitch's BLACK DSG ED30 R-Tech 2+
Last Poster: Mitch H in Members Rides on October 14, 2018, 03:16:11 PM
Car is going up for sale in next few week if anyone is interested


New bits for sale: Brembo brakes, bushes, diverter, coilpack etc
Location: Brackley
Collection Only

New / unused parts for mk5 Golf GTI (sold the car before installing)

Brembo front discs & pads: £100
(312mm Brembo front brake discs, part number: 09.9772.11, Brembo front brake pads, part number: P85075)

Set of front wishbone bushes: £50
(Meyle Heavy Duty console bushes 1001990085/HD & 1001990086/HD, 2x Front Lemforder bushes 29916 01)

Genuine VW Diverter valve (06F145710G): £40

Genuine coilpack (07K905715F): £25 (always kept one in the boot just incase!)

Single DIN stereo facia & wiring: £10 (Connects2 stuff I bought to install a single din Alpine stereo, but then chose to go OEM. Includes a stick on DAB ariel. Used the power cable once to test the stereo, but beyond that never installed/used any of it.)

Brakes - local pick up only as they weigh a lot.
Other items posted at cost, though prefer local pick up.

Thanks for looking!
Seat Leon FR. 2008. 67k. Stage 2. Helix. 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.

    £4,199 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
    VW RNS315 Satnav headunit with DAB & BT
    Location: Leeds
    Postage: £15.00
    Delivery or Collection

    In good used condition. Has the code. Has built DAB radio and bluetooth. West EU V9 maps loaded on HDD.
    240 collected from Leeds or 255 delivered. If paying via PayPal + fees or a gift. Cheers
    Engine Cover
    Location: warwickshire
    Postage: £10.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Engine cover.  One mounting grommet missing in very good condition.
    Engine Cover
    Location: Warwickshire
    Postage: £10.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Engine cover.  mounting grommets all there.  VW badge missing, could add your own ?
    Mk5 MFSW wheel with DSG paddles
    Location: Leeds
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Selling mk5 mfsw wheel with dsg paddles. New style buttons, chrome insert. Not new, so leather has some marks as expected. 75 delivered.
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