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Posting pictures in for sale ads
on November 03, 2017, 07:50:48 AM
How can I post pictures in for sale ads?

Neither links from photobucket or Flickr work.
Re: VWR Intake disappointing
Last Poster: Neil 54 in Performance Modifications on Today at 12:00:05 PM
Hi Pudding great work and write up do you think the flexi would help the Revo intake to stop snapping at mounting point


Re: Thinking about selling my Pirelli
Last Poster: mk1mad in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:58:45 AM
Another point often overlooked in the 3 door 5 door debate is that the 5 door is 40kg heavier. So not only do 3 doors look better they are faster !
 


Re: Convert lhd to rhd?
Last Poster: Andy in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:47:29 AM
Sorry blame predictive text RHD !
sorted title out for you


Re: Forum servers busted?
Last Poster: Andy in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:47:37 AM
Gettings this aswell last night. Also all of my posts need to be checked by Moderators. Not sure if that's a problem with the servers or in the Forum rules. Cannot see anything on the site about it though.

your posts need approving first


Re: Mk5 Gti Cam chain tensioner question
Last Poster: andyiseddy02 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 05:45:02 AM
Crazy expensive or crazy cheap??

Looks cheap to me, four hours labour?, VAT, oil and filter. 


Inline 'stat, internet parts and garage comment.
Last Poster: andyiseddy02 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 05:25:08 AM
Although I have a Passat it has the BWA engine so I pick up lots of knowledge here, plus my son has a nice 3-door steel grey MK5 GTi.

Garage comment. Last year I had mine in at a local specialist to have the main thermostat changed, I wish they had advised that this engine has two of them and changed them both when they were in there.

Internet parts. (Months l


Re: How to change your inline thermostats.
Last Poster: andyiseddy02 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 04:47:29 AM
About 2 litres.


Re: Fuel pump issue
Last Poster: ROH ECHT in Mk5 General Area on Today at 04:42:19 AM
Right, the controller is a PWModulator...so, feed power from it varies in order to maintain fuel's low pressure within its line. The car's battery will supply 300 to 1000 amps(range for most car batteries)...so way more amps than what the pump normally receives when it was directly connected to the battery. I have a Torqbyte PM3 between my controller and lpfp and it takes the signa


Insurance and mods?
Last Poster: Black9 in Random Chat on Today at 03:09:06 AM
Bit of a grey area, I’ve got a C63 which is stock but has the forged wheels from the upper model ( edition 507 ) and calipers painted green rather than stock silver. Would this count as a mod and possible invalidate my insurance?


Re: P0441 EVAP Emission Control Sys: Incorrect Flow
Last Poster: JTI in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:19:38 PM
Might look at replacing the valve first. Is the correct part no. for the N80 valve 06E-906-517-A? Thanks.


Gt tdi body shell
Last Poster: S88SUV in Wanted on Yesterday at 08:11:16 PM
Wanted tdi 3door body shell with v5. North east but will travel


Re: P0441 code and other stuff
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:54:32 PM
Check the plastic hose that comes off the vacuum pump (the metal housing in front of the mechanical fuel pump) as it likes to split.   If the brakes are solid, i.e. no servo assistance, then it does sound like a huge air leak to me, hence the crap running.

As for the dash lights, you gotta be careful pulling the battery on these cars.  They don't like it.  Pull it again,


Re: RacingLine TFSI intake kit for K03/K04
Last Poster: Pudding in Product Reviews on Yesterday at 07:29:49 PM
Cheers buddy.  It's taken me a good few hours to upload that due to the connection drop out issues  :smiley:

It is so frustrating.  It is easily the best intake on the market in terms of refinement and power increases.  I would love to give it the full Pudding endorsement, but it requires too much hacking and pissing about to earn my full approval.  If it was a cheap £20


Re: Parking Paranoia - Irrational Moi ?
Last Poster: Juliand in Random Chat on Yesterday at 07:00:09 PM
Seeing as everyone loves stupid SUVs and crossovers these days, if you can't beat them, join them. 

The ultimate cheap heap.  A jacked up big wheeled Jeep Cherokee 4.0.  Towering way above all the crappy Range Rover Evoques, Qashqais, Jukes and other sh*tty little boxes pretending to be


Re: Broken coil spring
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:45:05 PM
What is the aftermarket stuff?  Worth rebuilding?  Could be a good time to upgrade  :drinking:

Best thing with the springs is to get them from VW, they will know the right ones based on your year and VIN Number.   Probably not a good idea to rely on internet information because I find it's often incorrect when I go to the dealer with it.  Springs from VW aren't cheap tho


4th.gen door cmodules - want the folding mirros to close when I take the ignitio
Last Poster: Christiank in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:20:51 PM
Hey.
Anyone ever tried fitting the 4th gen door modules that allows you to have the mirrors fold in when the ignition is off?

I know the 3rd gen can fold by holding the lock button on the key down for a few seconds, but would be nice if it did it as soon the ignition was taken or when the cars locked


Re: CV Outer Boots + CV Joints Query
Last Poster: Raj2212 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:33:35 PM
Thanks @Pudding . Having read some reviews on the 034 Motorsport ones, its looking like they're a more perm fix. Price ain't too bad as well. Much appreciated. . Will add that to the list instead of getting the insert. :happy2: 





Re: MK5 Ed30 - 3dr DSG
Last Poster: Cosmos in Wanted on Yesterday at 11:45:34 AM
If i was offered the right money would part with mine.Its a manual ed30 though.
Black 3 door
31k on the clock
1 previous owner from new
Just recently tuned to stage 2+ at Rtech
376bhp 423 lbs torque
Uprated clutch
TTrs front brakes
R32 rear brakes
BCS powervalve exhaust
Revo induction
Lots of other stuff done.
All mods ju


Re: REVO SPS question
Last Poster: Pudding in Revo Zone on February 23, 2018, 11:00:18 PM
Did some testing of the Revo F (Fuel) settings with stage 2+.

Wide open throttle, 3000rpm onwards.

F9 requests 0.88 lambda, or 12.9 AFR
F8 requests 0.85 lambda, or 12.5 AFR
F7 requests 0.82 lambda, or 12 AFR
F6 requests 0.79 lambda, or 11.5 AFR

Didn't go any richer than that, but can only assume it's low 11s, high 10s the richer you g


Re: Sunset Red 1.4 TSI(TFSI) GT Sport - daily drive & track car
Last Poster: rex in Members Rides on February 23, 2018, 10:30:21 PM
Since the weather is too cold for the Porsche, I spent a lot of time with the Golf this week.
In doing so, I also prepared it for the next track day season... To be more precise, BRAKES.
I went with the usual DaveB J Hooked rotors and Pagid RS29 on the nqsbbk calipers, on the front.



Shoutbox

2006 Reflex Silver Golf GTI
£4500.00
Location: Nottinghamshire
Collection Only

Hi, for sale is my 2006 Reflex Silver Volkswagen Golf GTI, it really is a clean example and mechanically perfect, there are a couple of age related marks due to being 12 years old but really is a nice example and well kept for.

06
90,400 Miles
Reflex Silver 3 Doors
Full Service History
Cambelt & Waterpump changed January 2016, 71,000 @ Volkswagen Rotherham
Inline & Main thermostat changed April 2017 84,000
Cam Chain and tensioner changed August 2017 86,000
MOT April 30th 2018, last MOT no advisories
Last Serviced February 2018
New front wings painted and blended February 2017 @ Vertu Volkswagen Mansfield
2 keys
2 Previous owners
18" Alloys

Miltek turbo back stainless steel exhaust and sports cat
Evolutions Motorsport intake kit and heat shield
GFB DV+
Cam follower & PCV valve changed February 2017 82,437
NGK Iridium IX BKR7EIX Spark plugs
Audi R8 Oil Cap
Black screen wash and coolant caps

Auto headlights
Auto wipers
Auto lock and unlock
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Cruise control
RCD 300
Dual climate control
GTI Mats
MK6 switches
MK6 rear VW emblem
New interior grab handles
Arm rest
Euro cup holder
Cherry hazard switch
Auto-dimming rear view mirror
Rear seat armrest
GTI seat inserts
LED interior and registration lights
Boot pop mod

Due to getting a new job, this is the only reason I am selling this car, owned by a real enthusiast, the car is mechanically perfect shown by the last MOT showing no advisories. @Tfsi_Mike can also vouch for this car being a really nice example and needs to be seen.

Any questions feel free to ask,

Jamie

07530 246946
R32 Rear bumper mk5 bargain!!
£200.00
Location: Amersham
Postage: £55.00
Delivery or Collection

i have for sale a Genuine R32 rear bumper this is in excellent condition no damage never repaired original R32 blue. It comes as seen in the pictures complete with reflectors and lower diffuser which comes with the usual marks however this bumper does not come with the rear parking sensors this is due to the fact the previous owner reused them along with the towing eyes cover on his US spec r32 bumper.
The bumper could go on as it is has one scratch as shown in the picture which is on the lower section right hand corner and minor scratches on the top section where the tailgate comes down. Please examine the pictures and make sure you are totally happy with this item as i have had issues before and it ends up being hasstle for both me and the buyer i would be more than happy for you to collect this bumper that way there are no issues, postage is also not an issue im happy to pack it securely but will not guarantee it wont get damaged posted several before never an issue,any other questions please contact me for more pictures etc.
Rare Candy White Golf GTI Edition 30
£8000.00
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Postage: £0.00
Delivery Only

Rare Candy White Golf GTI Edition 30 DSG for sale

2 Previous Owners

- Fully loaded with the usual factory spec along with added extras such as: Sunroof, Xenon's, Heated seats, powerfolding mirrors and so on.

123,2xx on the clock

Additions to the car:

- Pioneer AVH-Z5000DAB head unit
-MK7 Clubsport GTI seatbelts
-Retrimmed doorcards & Armrest
-SRS Tec Rear Spoiler
-R8 coilpacks
- Ground Zero Subwoofer

Full extensive VWSH with cambelt and water pump done in the last 20k miles by VW. A folder full of service receipts ££££'s spent on servicing throughout it's life. Do not be put off by the miles, it's been well looked after and it's only ever seen VW for it's servicing.

Mechatronics unit was replaced by previous owner at 90k miles.

Nothing is worse travelling to go see a car to NOT find it exactly how it's described so here are it's bad bits.

- Wheels could do with a refurb if you are an overly fussy person.

- Ever so small rip on the drivers seat bolster.

Overall it's in really good condition, odd age related mark but it's been well looked after and you will have known this if you come across the car over the last few months from what I've done to it.

Stage one machine polish just carried out today by the guys at PWX Detailing in Birmingham.

Feel free to message me if you have any questions. Cash sale only, unless you are offering me a ridiculous deal on a PX that I would be mad to turn down.

£8000.00

Located in Birmingham
*Reduced* 2007 "57" Edition 30 - Black - 5 door - DSG
£6250.00
Location: London/Essex
Collection Only

2007 "57" Edition 30 (no. 1231)
MOT Till August 2018 - No advisories
85000 miles
Full VW History till 2016
Completely standard
Oil changed every 6 months, and NGK sparkplugs otherwise no engine mods
MFSW and Highline clocks
Folding mirrors with puddle lights


XTRONS android headunit, still have original if required
Good condition
Family owned since 2012 - Has only been to VW for any work until Jan 2017 - all reciepts and stacks of paperwork and all stamped history in original books
Changed DV few months ago for latest revision - Didnt need it but precautionary
2 Keys
Purchased originally from this forum in 2012

Heated seats - AC working been charged several times over the years by VW -
Quick sale

+ reciepts for all work carried out from VW - some major ones listed below

September 2013 - Steering Rack and loom replaced by VW Loughton under recall
March 2012 - 29533 miles - Cambelt change
August 2015 - 64966 miles - Cambelt water pump change

Sold
FK Silverline Coilovers
£150.00
Location: Kent
Collection Only

Hi all, Sold my edition 30 the other month to move to something a little bit more practical whilst buying our first home. Off the back of that and sorting through storage I've found a few bits I've collected over the years. Give me a shout if you've got questions about anything! All listed for collection in the Kent area (Ashford/Maidstone) although I can make arrangements for the items to be in Whitstable/Herne bay if needed. I'm happy to courier all items but this will need to be organised by the buyer, the smaller items I can post but these charges will also be covered by the buyer. I can provide quotes based on location.

Purchased in 2014 but was not fitted to car until 2015. Was on my edition 30 for 2 years, covering roughly 16,000 miles. All working perfectly just needing a quick wipe over.

RRP £450 from Vemon Motorsport when purchased.

Located in Ashford, willing to travel to maidstone, can also arrange to be in Canterbury, Whitstable or Herne bay.

Buyer to arrange courier - I can wrap items but will not be responsible for damages.
Blueflame Suitcase Delete *Price Reduced - Make me an offer*
£100.00
Location: Kent
Collection Only

Fitted for a year before being replaced with a turbo back exhaust. Loads of clips of the sound online which does the car a treat if wanting to stick with the stock cat. Diameter of pipe is slightly larger than stock so will need to be fitted with a step down, I have lost this piece.

RRP - £250

Located in Ashford, willing to travel to Maidstone, can also arrange to be in Canterbury, Whitstable or Herne bay.

Buyer to arrange courier - I can wrap items but will not be responsible for damages.
R32 - Front Calipers & Carriers. *Price Reduced - Make me an offer*
£200.00
Location: Kent
Collection Only

Front two calipers in stock red colour. Pistons moving freely and come with stock lines attached. Removed as I fitted a full set which I had reconditioned before purchase of the car. Removed at 65-70K miles, unsure of when fitted. Also have some pads which will be included in sale. Give me a shout if you have any questions.

Located in Ashford, willing to travel to Maidstone, can also arrange to be in Canterbury, Whitstable or Herne bay.

Buyer to arrange courier - I can wrap items but will not be responsible for damages.

(Pictured with GTI rears, not included in this item, see above)
GTI Calipers Front & Rear *Price Reduced - Make me an offer*
£80.00
Location: Kent
Collection Only

Same as above, all in working condition, fronts removed before I purchased the car, rears removed at 65-70K miles; unsure of when fronts where removed. Will come with everything I have in storage, I believe there are some used pads but no discs. Rears will need new lines.

Ideal upgrade for any non GTI.

Located in Ashford, willing to travel to Maidstone, can also arrange to be in Canterbury, Whitstable or Herne bay.

Buyer to arrange courier - I can wrap items but will not be responsible for damages.

(Pictured with r32 fronts, not included in this item)
GTI Lower Grills
£15.00
Single Image
    Location: Kent
    Collection Only

    As title, lower grills for fog light surround, in good condition with no scrapes or cracks.

    Unsure of shipping costs will have to quote on location.
    Various Service Items
    £20.00
    Location: Kent
    Collection Only

    All parts for GTI // Edition 30 and are brand new. I am willing to split but not sure if it will be worth it for the postage.

    Bosch Oil Filter
    Crossland Pollen Filter
    Mahle Fuel Filter
    Golf Boot Badge/Handle
    £15.00
    Location: Kent
    Collection Only

    From an 05 model so logo is flat not raised. Little bit of white worm as can be seen in the images. 
    Front Passenger window regulator (5 door) *Price Reduced - Make me an offer*
    £20.00
    Location: Kent
    Collection Only

    Built unit for straight swap into a 5 door, bought for a 3 door but the pulleys are too short. No motor included.

    Standard non cruise indicator stalk.
    £10.00
    Location: Kent
    Collection Only

    As above, part no can be seen in images. Removed from an 05 golf in 2013.
    3dr Car mats
    £10.00
    Single Image
      Location: Kent
      Collection Only

      Non genuine mats, brand new and never fitted. Bought two pairs to use in winter driving but never got around to using these. Perfect fit for Oval holders.