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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: Chris’s first MK 5 GTI
Last Poster: BaldwinGTI in Members Rides on Today at 07:42:02 PM
Also had to hack my rear brake dust shield off yesterday. Again used great advice of this forum. Jacked car up and used a set of tin snips. Took me about 30mins or so. I’m no mechanic but what a useless piece of engineering. Especially the fact that you can’t replace them without taking the hub off.. it almost as if they did it on purpose.

Hopefully getting pressed plat

Re: VWR Intake disappointing
Last Poster: csrigo in Performance Modifications on Today at 07:20:51 PM
Different dynos make different graphics. Some smooth the lines to make them prettier, I think. :thinking:

Yeah your right I've thght about that...also the differences in scaling. Not concerned with the numbers the car still feels good to me but I am going to check my LTFT t

Re: Rear brakes, worth upgrading?
Last Poster: Stupots in Performance Modifications on Today at 05:35:31 PM
Didn't the ATE 200 fluid shorten ABS pump life/cause ESP issues in the long run due to it's viscosity? Fine on a track car but not advisable on a road car? I know I read it somewhere as the general consensus, so much so, that I binned mine and ordered genuine VAG fluid instead before I did my brakes.

Re: Alex's Shadow Blue GTI
Last Poster: jakemower94 in Members Rides on Today at 02:39:42 PM
Just come across your thread, I appear to have taken a similar route to yourself! Keep the updates coming, good inspiration!

Re: GTI experts? Car has loss of power and horrible noise at high revs
Last Poster: Rossmk5gti in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:00:07 PM
The more I drive it the more I think it's a turbo issue.

There are no lights on currently, I've noticed though the car has boost when I first start it up but the longer it's driven the flatter the power gets.

Re: GTi Mk5 or Mk6 as a race car?
Last Poster: neilw in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:40:46 PM
Is weight and fuel consumption also a consideration? Not sure which is heavier. The mk6 Ed35 uses the same engine as the mk5 edition30. Mk6 gti has the newer chain driven engine, which has had issues with the chain tensioners (resolved with updated parts)

The mk5 ed30 engine will easily go to close to 300bhp with a remap, its the same engine used it the s3 and mk6 R but

Re: Air Con not working....at all.
Last Poster: neilw in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:29:25 PM
Compressors are readily available on eBay for less than £40 too, if you willing to take a punt on a used one

Re: Candy White Golf GTI Ed. 30 - 6th track day at Estoril
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Members Rides on Today at 11:20:47 AM
Now I notice a quieter idle. It's just the injectors working, mostly. The cam chain and cam chain tensioner were also inspected and looked in good condition. The cam chain timing on VCDS is spot on. The engine has a bit more than 80k km/50k miles, at the moment

Re: Higher mileage problems
Last Poster: Jonnyb86 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:06:17 AM
Mines on 187k , I'm replaced the box 2 months ago due to the mech unit failing , apart from that it's been bang on
How much was the replacement box if you don’t mind me asking?

Re: Kev's Edition 30 - Reflex Silver - Build Thread
Last Poster: Kujo in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:24:57 PM
Small update, replaced my worn key fob for an ebay version.

Old and New

Finished New Key Fob

Re: Fault code
Last Poster: harveym3 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:10:21 PM
The only thing I can think of is I fitted a different ecu to check it worked but I new it wouldn't run due to coding.  Could it be that ? When you clear it the code just comes beck it's also saying the ecu isn't coded but it runs fine .

Jak's tornado red
Last Poster: Jakwaz172 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:10:09 PM
So I've had the car a year so far , I bought it completely standard I should of signed up here sooner , but there's not enough hours in the day

Re: My new car - GTI
Last Poster: mobbsmobbs in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 05:27:58 PM
Snapping something changing the fluid???

He can only mean a bleed nipple. He sounds like a bit of a drama queen.
Yes that's exactly what it is having re-read the service book. Basically he couldn't change the brake fluid due to the bleed nipples on the calipers seized an

Re: Milltek Sport cat & HPFP
Last Poster: NickGTi in Wanted on July 15, 2018, 04:54:12 PM
I have looked into the VIS internals, I probably will go down that route.

Still after a sport cat!

Re: Mk2 Golf 3.2 VR6 Kamei Edition + GTI 8v Mini Resto
Last Poster: th3_f15t in Other VAG on July 15, 2018, 11:11:27 AM
Decided to get the new boss kit installed, you can see the difference in height:

Feels a lot better behind the wheel now. Got to sorting th

Re: Oil pressure low warning light - More oil in it than last week???
Last Poster: The Red Warrior in Mk5 General Area on July 15, 2018, 10:35:24 AM
Just concurring with the above posters. I had the same symptoms as you along with backfiring and misfires.
My seal in the high pressure fuel pump had died letting fuel into the engine oil.
Unfortunately this seal can't be bought on it's own. You have to buy a whole fuel pump.
Although mine failed due to the extra pressure from a stage 2+ tune and AutoTech fuel pum

Re: White "Lion" Cupra - DSG converted track car
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Members Rides on July 15, 2018, 01:33:01 AM
I can try the coils on an harder setting for track.  :happy2: Fortunately they're very fast to adjust. :smiley:

Re: 05 MK5 Golf GTI engine noise with video
Last Poster: Alleyboselecta in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on July 15, 2018, 12:30:28 AM
Anybody any ideas?


2007 Golf Gti For Sale
Location: swainby
Collection Only

2007 Golf GTI 4 doors
Black, DSG, 122k FSH (including DSG and cam follower)
MOT Jan 2019
Very clean Cloth Tartan interior
Original BBS VZ wheels with 4 matching Dunlop tyres with 5/ 6mm tread (approx)
Powervalve Exhaust (catback) sounds excellent!
Lowered on H & R springs
R32 rear lights (Bought new from VW)
Paintwork in overall good condition with age related marks.
Interior very good condition with only the drivers bolster showing signs of wear. Usual for this type of seat unfortunately
Huge folder of receipts for work and parts.
Only selling due to purchase of T5.

Located in Swainby, North Yorkshire
2005 MK5 Golf GTI Back up for sale
Location: Barnstaple, Devon
Collection Only

12 months MOT
New cam chain and tensioner
New oil pick up pipe
New Scorpion Catback exhaust
New Rev G DV
New coil packs
New Varta Silver battery
Cam follower recently changed
2 brand new front wings supplied by VW
4x Avon ZV7 tyres (2 changed last month and the other 2 last year)

Optional extras:
Heated Leather seats
Center arm rest
Cruise control
Electric sunroof
Diamond black pearl paint

RCD 510 DAB Radio
R32 cherry red rear lights

Recent work:
New brake hoses all round
New rear caliper
1x new driveshaft
1x CV joint
2X rear anti-roll bar droplinks
New tailgate wiring loom

The bodywork in this car is near immaculate and it looks absolutely stunning when polished up. There is loads of history with the car. The new owner will not be disappointed.
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
Eddy badge
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    Location: IOW
    Postage: £0.00
    Delivery Only

    Brand new eddy badge ideal to replace worn original or for the front grill. Price is delivered
    MK5 Golf R32 Highline instrument cluster (Clocks) 1K6 920 974b
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      Location: Luton
      Postage: £15.00
      Delivery or Collection

      As above i have a MK5 Golf R32 Highline instrument cluster (Clocks)

      Part Number 1K6 920 974B

      In good working order and condition

      Can be fitted to any mk5 Golf Petrol and diesel

      Any questions please call

      07983 222 677

      Many thanks