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Re: 245s.... anyone done it?
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:11:28 AM
Mmmm. Now you're talking. Remember Azev A? I doubt they'd be light enough to make this feasible, but they're one of my favourites.
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Re: Golf MK5 - Chrome Beetle/Jetta Heater Controls Retrofit Idea?
Last Poster: MatthewRuddy in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Today at 12:23:47 AM
Sorry for the bump, but did you ever purchase a set of controls and give this a try? I'm also keen, but can't seem to find any definitive yes/no answers. Couple of threads from 2011/2012, at which point the controls were far more expensive.

Here are a couple from Ebay. I've tried looking at the connections carefully but can't see any differences.

http://www.eb


Re: Insurance question
Last Poster: QDanzer in Random Chat on Yesterday at 10:41:58 PM
Yep that's exactly what I'm thinking AJP.  Might just hold off and take half an hour  when I get there and set it all up, just to be safe.  Hope it doesn't inflate anymore in the next 2 weeks D:

The leather GTI interior could do with a wee warming whilst I set it up anyway  :grin:


UsualSuspect - highline coding
Last Poster: shoaybmakda in Member Recommendations and Useful Links on Yesterday at 10:10:36 PM
Big thanks to @Usual Suspect today for coding in my new style clusters into my mk5.

Very helpful and knowledgeable bloke and made sure everything was okay before I left. Also answered all my messages and responded all the time - a big help at the moment!

Top bloke and highly recommen


CH Control module
Last Poster: shoaybmakda in Wanted on Yesterday at 10:06:35 PM
Anyone have one for sale before I order from China?

Thanks


Re: New Mk5 Owner - Cam Follower Nightmare
Last Poster: Ads22 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:06:33 PM
Got the repairs carried out in the end. The exhaust camshaft also had to come out  :indifferent: as it was well and truly stuck in there! Destroying two lots of removal tools in the process, it was also slightly worn anyway so needed to go. So now we have a new chain, tensioner, inlet and exhaust camshaft, cambelt and tensioner! I have a lovely bag of parts as a souvenir.  Luckliy


Re: Stereo with compatible canbus revision
Last Poster: SI-R32 in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Yesterday at 09:34:58 PM
sorry about confusing you mate, i picked up from post 5 and didn't bother reading your original post, so my bad.

hope you get it all sorted


Re: Image Housing sites
Last Poster: Shoy1980 in Random Chat on Yesterday at 09:21:08 PM
Just testing with Tapatalk to see if it works.

It does whohoo!


M5GTI Weird Misbehaving Issue
Last Poster: Eyre in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 08:43:21 PM
Hi,
I've been watching this forum for ages but have just joined up so apologies if this was previously covered by someone else as I've an annoying issue with my Mk5 BWA engined Gti in completely standard spec.
The car has approx 120k miles on it and I've loved every minute since I bought it. It had the turbo replaced under aftermarket warranty at about 70k (seized wasteg


Re: Cruise Control Replacement in Brum?
Last Poster: olsen-72 in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Yesterday at 08:39:10 PM
My pleasure mate. Hope you get sorted other issues


Re: GTD Purchase
Last Poster: jonk710 in Mk7 General Area on Yesterday at 08:00:39 PM
Have you had a good drive in one?

I found mine to be really boring to drive and am in the process of handing it back.
Great on fuel and comfortable but no poke in it all.


Re: New Grille - What should it look like?
Last Poster: matt74 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:27:08 PM
Thanks. It's only when I put the new parts on you see how bad the originals were. I think the gloss version will look good too. Gloss for the upper part then satin for the lower, matching the fog surrounds. I don't think it will look odd.

Not decided on what to do with the spare gloss one. If I sell it I'll do it on here though. I tend to hoard parts, got bits of trim an


Re: 2016 Golf GTD Part numbers
Last Poster: dervdave in Mk7 General Area on Yesterday at 04:30:36 PM
Thanks mate appreciated


Re: Check list before stage1 remap
Last Poster: AJP in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:24:15 PM
Thank you for the explanation AJP. Much appreaciated  :notworthy:

I do want to tune my car too but my intake is playing up. I think I will save some money to do a carbon clean up and at the same time the RFD so I can eliminate the flaps and all problems associated with this as I think th


Re: Cam timing
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 03:47:00 PM
Looks ok to me.


Re: Pistonheads adverts?
Last Poster: david25 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 03:32:35 PM
I've purchased two private cars from PH, having found the owners are a bit more interested in their cars compared to autotrader and ebay,


Re: Dazza's Maintenance Thread
Last Poster: dazza in Members Rides on Yesterday at 03:30:11 PM
Two years on slapped some carpet in the boot as i may have to put her up for sale.






Headliner has completely failed the kids got a face full of foam  :signLOL: when we to


Re: Headliner Material
Last Poster: dazza in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 03:21:36 PM
Opening up an old thread. Surly someone knows a good replacement material for the headliner?

If not may get the charcoal or black from here not sure which?

http://www.martrim.co.uk/catalogue/nylon-headlining.html


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:21:44 PM
I had my mechanic to fit both subframes deadset kits. He told me the rear was more off centre than the front. I bought them as a precaution since the car is used on track days too.

Later I fitted the front deadset kit on my GT Sport with a friend in a pit. It's not an easy job indeed if you don't want to unbolt the subframe too much. :laugh:

Good job [url=http


Re: Not clued up on exhausts and needing help
Last Poster: Rigsby in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:21:25 PM
If your cobra joins to standard down pipe, and the decat downpipe is designed to fit to oem cat back then it should fit fine mate

Shoutbox

Sold
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
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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
        £1450.0
        Sold
        Team Dynamic Pro Race 1.2
        £450.00
        Location: Sherborne
        Collection Only

        Selling my Team Dynamic Pro Race 1.2 alloy wheels in satin black. Had them for a few years and covered a fair few miles but only small amount of kerb rash on the fronts.
         
        18 inch diameter, 8J wide, ET45 offset with a centre bore of 57.1mm. These are not spigot rings but actually milled to the VAG fitment as I originally planned to use these as track day wheels so didn't want spigot rings.
         
        Tyres on the front wheels have tread but due to not sorting the alignment when I fitted springs, the inners of the tyres are work and would fail an MOT. The rears are good with about 5-6mm (estimate) of tread left.
        5mm Spacers + Bolts
        £25.00
        Location: Sherborne
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery Only

        Set of used 5mm spacers and tapered wheel bolts to match, belive they are H&R spacers but can't see anything to prove it sadly.
        Black 3 door golf gti 55 plate
        £3700.00
        Single Image
          Location: Redditch
          Collection Only

          Hear for sale is my 55 plate golf gti mk5 with the 2.0 Tfsi engine , the car has done just under 96k mot is up in December,

          The golf has part service history when I brought it with very little receipts last owner misplaced them , so iv had LOADS of work carried out ,
          new cambelt and water pump
          Fuel pump lifter
          Cam chain
          Oil and filter
          New oil pick up pipe and seal
          Gear box shim and new end seal with box fluid replaced
          New oil filter housing replaced due to a small leak
          New fuel pump


          Then I had the dreaded oil pressure warning come on stopped pulled over it was to late oil pump failed and took out the big end bearings , so the original engine has been replaced with a seat Leon BWA engine with 8k less miles then the car  has done ( so that's the weak AXX engine gone and replaced with  a newer version)

          At time of engine being fittted new cam belt and water pump again new oil pump lifter ,chain and tensioner has already been done, all new coolant etc air con re gassed lovely and cold,

          Car runs great with no issues again now :)

          The gti has a few modifications carried out with are as follows
          Full miltek stainless exhaust system from the turbo back inc a very costly sports cat! Noted this is not a noisy exhaust
          Creation motorsport air intake system with a huge filter sounds awesome
          Fuel pump cover
          Audi s3 alloy end intercooler
          Tinted rear windows
          The car could do with a remap to get the best out of what's been fitted that was my plan this summer but I'm selling the car now as need a larger family car

          Little niggles
          Few marks around the car few dinks from careless car parks
          2 spots of rust on the lower sill under the front wings
          1 spot of paint missing on the drivers door
          Head lights need fixing as they have got cloudy
          Small chip in windscreen not in drivers view

          Any questions please ask away I'm in no rush to sell iv spent a pretty penny on my gti and I think iv priced it well with the little niggles

          Payment will be cash on collection (redditch)

          Price is 3700 witch I think is fair with the little niggles

          Feel free to make offers I'm not offended easily

          Hope the pictures work with photbucket being a bit awakward to work of late

          https://imgur.com/gallery/utSPq
          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
          £125.00
          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.
          £250.00
          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
          £100.00
          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)
            £30.00
            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.
              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
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