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mk5 GTI Pirelli
on November 13, 2018, 08:35:44 AM
Hiya chaps, hope this is alright here, I will be putting my beloved pirelli up on autotrader this weekend,  will be purchasing a caddy/transporter so I'm keeping it VW
Re: Best coilovers
Last Poster: H4MXU in Performance Modifications on Today at 12:04:35 PM
I just picked up this little beauty over the weekend and I’m completely in love!

First thing I want to do is put her on coilovers. What’s the best coilovers for £400-£500?

Re: Ditch the GTI?
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:57:34 AM
all depends on your budget really, what's the rest of the cars condition like? is the engine completely naffed for sure? are you in a position to remove the engine yourseld.. strip and rebuild.. or you could remove the engine and replace with a BWA and be done with it. orrr depending on your budget you could even go one up and go K04 - BYD / CDL etc. obviously you would need to fac

Re: Alex's Shadow Blue GTI
Last Poster: pandaman in Members Rides on Today at 01:25:29 AM
Cheers flakie, i cant remember the exact pricing, from the scraps of paper i have lying around i think it was roughly:-
Rear valence  - 250 (two colours)
Side skirts - 150 a side
Front spoiler - 80 (two colours)
All fitted and cash in hand, no VAT, but i think i ended up paying about 700. The car was filthy dusty so he gave me 40 quid off to get it valeted (pock

Re: Grey gttdi 250bhp
Last Poster: Joelewis55 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:15:08 PM
Just going to add a full spec list here as I think I've missed some stuff out;

Volkswagen racing line r600 air filter
Gtb1756 turbo mounted in a pd170 manifold and re-drilled
TTS alloy intercooler
Darkside 2.5" de-cat downpipe
Custom stainless single silenced hidden centre exit 2.5" exhaust
Darkside billet single mass flywhee

Re: White "Lion" Cupra - DSG converted track car
Last Poster: teo_parvu in Members Rides on Yesterday at 08:16:20 PM
After some ... :thinking:  I've decided to be on the safe side and order that kit from Bar-Tek containing:

Mahle forged pistons 83mm bore and 9:1 CR
Their own Bar-Tek I Beam light rods - they say up to 1000hp
ACL Motorsport Bearings
ARP 2000 3/8 inches Connection Bolts

I hope it's the right choice because this will be a big hole on the budget, I

Re: Norwegian airlines
Last Poster: andyR43 in Random Chat on Yesterday at 08:03:40 PM
Yes the Norwegian Airline Dreamliners have USB points on pleb-class seats. :happy2:

Re: Where to begin? Leon Fr Issues
Last Poster: joestella28 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:27:21 PM
Cheers chap, I'll have a play this weekend.

The car is the wifes car really but was originally mine so I have a soft spot for it. Plus, she drove my F31 330d at the weekend and has really taken to it - I can't have her stealing another car from me!

Many Thanks,


Re: Nodz's Laser Blue GTI - Mini Mod 1 (24/2/13)
Last Poster: Nodz in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:05:40 PM
Well the end is nigh, after 8 years and nearly 100k miles its time to move on. I was only going to keep the car for 3 years or until it hit 70k (got it on 49k i think). Not really had to spend to much over the years but just got to a point where the things that need doing are mounting up and I just cannot justify spending out to have them fixed. The private plate came off last mont

Re: fitting mfsw to 2005 gti
Last Poster: Octoparrot in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:50:36 PM
Read the link I posted, it's in there.

Re: Please help ASAP
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:04:36 PM
glad you found the issue, did sound like another pipe had blown off. there is no "permanent" fix for these joins unfortunately. I've heard the S3 intercooler is the only solution on the GTI but don't know about the diesels.

another member on here mentioned about sleeving the join with silicone hose and Jubilee over each side.. but I don't think its possible due to space

Re: 2010 Scirocco clocks in MK5?
Last Poster: ady-uk in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 01:23:21 PM
Hi. Can someone tell me if the speedo clock from a 2010 Scirocco TDi would work in my 2008 MK5 Golf TDi 170?

I don’t have the high line clocks in mine.

Is it pretty straight forward to get it programmed in etc?


Should be... Alex in R

Re: Another RNS510 thread
Last Poster: ady-uk in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:11:42 PM
Use your phone!  Believe me, Apple/Google maps is way better than the nav on the RNS510.

That's a personal preference.
I definitely prefer the rns510, well now the discover media unit

Re: Gearbox whine/noise?
Last Poster: f00glee in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 12:36:05 PM
I don't have an answer to this but may experience the same noise you mention.

On roundabouts made of hard/raised surfaces (so more sound reflection) I hear a whine when in second/third gear at something

Re: 25k first service
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:18:02 AM
it wouldn't put me off, would raise an eyebrow yes.. but factory oil is the long life stuff which they reckon is good for 20k anyway.. so only a few over.

I got a guy at work who had run the same oil in his car for over 4 years without changing it hahaha. still runs fine now lol.

I wouldn't let it put you off if the cars right etc. :happy2:

Re: GT TDI 170 Sport Glow Plugs?
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:11:14 AM
If the glow plug light comes on when engines running... this might not indicate a Glow Plug fault.. I've had it flashing on before for DPF issues - yeah so that's gone!!  :signLOL:

I have the PD170 engine in my touran, used to have cold start issues, changed out all 4 plugs.. it isn't a hard job at all. just fiddly getting the cam cover off/on. assuming yours would be th

Re: Turbo Flutter/Surge off throttle - DV solenoid?
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:50:26 AM
so i run into a little trouble over the weekend...

firstly I done a boost leak test: removed the rear pcv hose and bunged it... took CAI off and inserted my boost leak tester pre turbo... with the gauge from my tyre pump it was hardly giving me a reading of around 10 psi I had to really leave it pumping for a while to build pressure and I mean ages!
I have temporar

Re: Diagnostics - Wild guesses please!
Last Poster: Octoparrot in Mk5 General Area on December 09, 2018, 11:18:17 PM
Probably just a duff abs sensor or a corroded abs pick up ring.

Re: Powervalve Exhaust - PV vs Non-PV?
Last Poster: Cosmos in Performance Modifications on December 09, 2018, 09:47:52 PM
I have a powervalve bcs on my eddy and its great.
Would love to be able to control the valve so i could have it fully open or boost activated.

Boot light works during the day but not at night?
Last Poster: dadjokes in Technical Workshop on December 09, 2018, 08:04:59 PM
Here's an odd one. I noticed on a few evenings that the boot doesn't have a light in it. Kept meaning to have a look in daylight but didn't get round to it.

Anyway, checked today during the day and there is a boot light! And it works!

This evening, it's dark, I open the boot to put my gym bag in - light isn't on.

Any reason why my boot light seems t


Mk5 GTI Edition 30
Location: Aberdeen
Collection Only

Overall a very well specced and clean car, with no rust showing on any part of the body. I would imagine the front wings have been replaced. I think there is one parking ding on the rear door that isn't noticeable. Wheels have no kerbing.

2007 57
100,500 miles
FSH - last serviced 22/12/17 at 91,500 miles
Mot - Feb 2019 - fantastic MOT history

Standard spec as follows:
Heated and electric half leather seats
Highline dash
Cruise control
Parking sensors
Factory tints
Electric folding mirrors with puddle lights
Boot pop mod

Engine modifications:
Suspected stage 1 map
Ramair oversized filter
S3 intercooler
Porsche engine caps
R8 coilpacks
Eibach Springs

Depo headlights
Eibach lowering springs
Grey pescaras with BBS centre caps
Open Grill Vents
Genuine Carbon fibre wing mirrors, and B pillars

Maintenance recently completed:
Rev G Diverter Valve
HPFP Cam Follower
Oil Pump
Rear discs and pads done in April
Belts were done in September 2015 at 79,000 miles
Tyres are Rainsport 3s

1. One key
2. Original service book is missing, but a replacement has been given with a print out of all the previous services.

Looking for £6800 ono

Happy to collect you from the airport, train station or bus station

Also have a full 3" turbo back exhaust system as well as a ZF Engineering uprated clutch that could be included as part of a deal. This would allow the car to be mapped to stage 2+.
Location: Luton
Postage: £40.00
Delivery or Collection


These are Genuine units as found on the MK5 R32 and other Golf models that has them as an optional extra from factory.

Part Numbers
Left hand headlight: 1K6 941 031 A
Right hand headlight: 1K6 941 032 A

Some surface scratches as expected from used lights

Have had new brackets fitted

Complete units Tested and working.

Looking for around £500

Adapters to fit are not included. These are another £60.

I can also supply and fit these units to your car for a small fee.

Also can take a little of with your old headlights in exchange should u wish to have them done

Any questions please call

07983 222 677

Many thanks
Revo SPS Switch
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    Location: Hemel Hempstead
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Selling my Revo SPS Switch as I no longer have my GTi.
    Looking for £75.

    You're welcome to collect from me in Hemel Hempstead.
    If posting I'd need to check out postage costs and that would be added on.

    Full details on the Revo site here... https://www.onlyrevo.com/product-details/accessories/serial-port-switch-sps

    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
    Mk7 Golf R 5 Door Manual Tornado Red 2017
    Single Image
      Location: CHORLEY
      Collection Only

      Okay its not a Mk5 but if anyone is looking for an upgrade...... My Mk7 Golf R is up for sale, it is a great car with low miles at 16150 (will rise as in use) and in very good condition but I just can't get on with the manual gearbox having had a DSG Edition 30 for 6 years prior so I've decided to sell it before spending another fortune on go faster bits I shouldn't really be buying at my age.

      The car is a February 2017 66 plate 5 door. it still has 14 months of manufacturers warranty left.

      It has the later Sat Nav system with Carplay (not enabled), performance monitor etc. Active Cruise Control and all other standard features.

      Its also got a very nice set of 19 inch BBS CK's with 245/35/19 Avon ZZ3 tyres and had the exhaust resonator delete done at the beginning of the month. I still have the standard resonator section which will go with the car.

      2 keys and all book packs, 1 previous owner before me and serviced at VW in July 2018. No finance and HPI clear.

      Car is near immaculate bar a very small hairline crack in the paint in the rear bumper top, this has been on the car since I have had it and looks like it has been reversed into in a car park, there are no other marks on the bumper or anywhere else on the car for that matter, have a look at the photos. A boot cill protector would hide it but I would rather be honest.

      Priced to sell at what I think is a very fair price for the age/miles, located near Chorley, Lancashire. Car is also on autotrader.

      Any questions - zero 7779 twentyseven eighty ninety or PM me on here

      Link to photos and autotrader advert below

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