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Re: Super pro adjustable ball joints
Last Poster: jhook661 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:25:00 AM
Hi guys longtime no post as I've been busy on face crap but would like some input if you will on how much adjustment I will get with adjustable ball joints please?.

I got around 2 degrees to 2.4 last time I had my tracking done ,I have mine set up at -1.5 for road

Super pro adjustable ball joints
Last Poster: r5gtt in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:02:23 AM
Hi guys longtime no post as I've been busy on face crap but would like some input on you will on how much adjustment I will get with adjustable ball joints please?.


Re: low fuel economy + Low temp. PCV done. Top temp sensor done. ?Lower sensor/stat
Last Poster: r5gtt in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 11:47:46 PM
I had the same but mine only made it to 70 and 90 when sat in traffic so I'd blame the main stat for this!.
Heat should be super hot within minutes of driving and if not then it's definitely the thermostat causing this as I also had higher fuel consumption.

Hope this helps

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: MIJ_JAGGER in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:00:33 PM
RCD510 installed, done away with the MFD2

Re: Dog one small bush, subframe need dropping?
Last Poster: wrlcs in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:46:25 PM
Great, anyone got the torque values for the bolts?

Re: Drivers side Xenon headlight
Last Poster: Dave J in Wanted on Yesterday at 09:28:00 PM
Sorry, can't help, but interested to know what's up with yours? I have a problem with my drivers side xenon too - something with the motor as it isn't auto-levelling, and you can't change the motors (apparently). Am on a look out for a decent one too - just need a decent lamp without the ballasts, etc - just in good condition and with all mounting tabs.
Can't believe they seem

Re: Canbus Gateway - RNS510
Last Poster: RetroRaz in Wanted on Yesterday at 06:26:31 PM
Also, L Q and S will be cheaper than the 7N0 version. Does the same thing.

Sent from my SM-G955F using Tapatalk

Re: Any feedback from Colchester Inchcape Volkswagen for servcing?
Last Poster: david25 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 05:27:54 PM
Thanks Pudding, didn't know you were so close.

I will book with them tomorrow.

Re: Buying a Golf MK5 GT 2L TDI
Last Poster: Christiank in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:07:47 PM
Wouldn't be worried about the stock clutch when it's only has 90-100k miles on it. I only changed my stock clutch after +300.000KM

I've got a 2005 2.0TDI 103/140bhp

Check for rust inner/outer panels, boot, rear arches, doors and behind the sound damping mat under the hood. Also check for coolant leaks at the EGR cooler - these can crack inside.


Re: Rear Engine (Dogbone) mount symptoms
Last Poster: Stig_gti in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 03:31:18 PM
I only get a very little vibration now when left in d about to pull off. Easily livable get a few miles on the bush it will settle in nice. Defo tightens things up.

Re: How To: Mk5 Heated Seats Retrofit
Last Poster: Gmac in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 03:08:45 PM
The button on each seat is the lumbar adjustment.
Looks like you have a module under each seat and the loom part number looks correct.

So, using the table from the guide, together with the kufatec instructions, and the notes in my previous comment, you should be able to label each w

Re: Pre-cat. . . . . REMOVED!
Last Poster: acko2204 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:44:32 PM
Failing that it may be Turbo off aswell & more pound notes..why o why do I attempt these jobs  :thinking:

Re: Oil pick up carbon build up.
Last Poster: Paradox1 in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 02:36:25 PM
Im now changing my engine because of this as a nee gti owner i will keep ontop of oil changes and checking the oil pick up every service i think

Seems a bit dramatic if no problem has actually affected performance.
How often are you changing the oil?
What oil ar

Mk5 parcel shelf
Last Poster: jake-w07 in Wanted on Yesterday at 12:47:29 PM
Mk5 golf parcel shelf wanted in good condition based north west England

Edition 30 - Personalised Keyrings
Last Poster: TonkaTruck in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:45:52 PM
 Just thought I'd give people the heads up. We've started selling keyrings for the Edition 30 on ebay, personalised with your number:


Re: How to change Fuel Pump Cam Follower on 2.0 TFSi
Last Poster: vwengineer in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 11:37:07 AM
Hey guys,

I did it today and was really stressed because my car has 191444 miles and it had never been done!

You can see the result here:

As you can see, it looks really good :D
I replaced

Re: DSG - Jerking in 1st and Reverse - Garage Recommendation
Last Poster: Andy in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 11:11:59 AM
mine started jerking into 1st gear and it turned out to be seized caliper

Re: Dans grey MK5 GTI. Prepping for VagTuner
Last Poster: Paradox1 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:04:33 AM

Issue though is I know Dan subjects his springs to a lot of stress.
Especially his bed springs...  :party: :P :popcornsoda:

I think you are partially to blame for that.

 :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:

Re: Engine noise....
Last Poster: r5gtt in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 12:03:06 AM
Good luck buddy, as something's ground the belt down due to error of fitment imho!. This happens to a fella tt owner with a brand new belt kit and in the end his scrapped his motor and bought an S3. Not saying you need to scrap your motor as he's one went with a bang  :surprised:


Genuine BBS CK011 18" Pick up only Ayrshire
Location: Ayrshire
Collection Only

Set of Genuine BBS CK011 18" x 8" ET 44 5x112 complete with BBS carbon inserts (couple of minor surface scratches on these).  I am selling these as "requiring a refurb".  The tyres are 225/40/18 Pirelli Nero Zero and are legal with approximately 3mm however, they are needing replacing.  Given the tyre life and condition of the wheels, I have priced these accordingly.

All have some kerbing, varying from minor to one having kerbing and a chip about the size of 5p.  There are no big gouges, cracks, buckles or welds in these wheels and from 5m they looked mint before a run in with a kerb.  I ran these on my 2010 S3 but they will fit other VAG cars. Please check fitment before buying.

I'm not willing to post these, pick up only - they fit inside S3 with back seats down/parcel shelf out so will easily fit inside a Golf.  Located in Ayrshire.

I have only given these a quick clean, given they are being sold as requiring a refub.
Standard Steering Wheel (Can be converted to MFSW)
Location: Walthamstow, London
Postage: £10.00
Delivery or Collection

Standard 3 spoke steering wheel, has spots for the buttons behind the blanks so can be converted to a multi function steering wheel
For sale 1500
Location: North wales
Collection Only



Engine management light on the fault is showing inconsistent signal between crank and cam sensors idling lumpy but drives fine. Had 000's spent on her including crank and cam sensor timing belt timing chain 3 tyres with approx 2000 miles or less on them, new rear discs pads calipers, new rear springs. Ram air oversized induction kit (still have original airbox) Red gti matts.
I really dont want to part with the car its my pride and joy but unfortunately I've run out of money to throw at her, the mot is running out on the 17th of october and will not pass another due to the emissions caused by the fault.
Any further questions please drop me a message on here or email Rclewis2412@gmail.com
Many thanks
Skoda Fabia vRS Special Edition ***REDUCED***
Location: Wigan, North West UK
Collection Only

Skoda Fabia vRS Special Edition 2007 Number: 729/1000

126,500miles verified mileage

MOT 19/04/2018

1.9 TDI

6 Speed Manual

2 Keys

Lady Owner

4 Previous Owners

Serviced and maintained by Awesome Gti due in April 2018

Cambelt and waterpump replaced at 101,731 miles (2nd time) in 2015

Very rare Race Blue with red brake calipers

Cruise Control, electric windows, electric mirrors, remote central locking, air conditioning

Factory tinted rear windows

Comes with private plate J4VMO

Car is in very good condition with age related stone chips to the bonnet, it comes with a wrapped black grill other than this the car is standard.  The car has recently had the headlights professionally cleaned. The car has a few minor marks around the car.

The car benefits from a professional Revo remap which was done from the dealership when the car was nearly new, approximately 160+bhp this is not an aggressive map easily returns 55+mpg.  The engine is standard apart from this.  It has had a new intercooler and the lower intercooler pipe replaced at Awesome Gti recently and a new battery installed with receipt a few months ago.  It has had a new clutch master cylinder.  Gearbox is smooth with no issues, engine pulls superbly, clutch is fine.

Excellent condition, original blue piped full leather seats front and back with matching special edition numbers, uprated Pioneer headunit, original will headunit will be sold with the car.

Wheels and tyres
Wheels are original and in very good condition but showing some a little bit of wear in places but do come up nice with no corrosion and little kerbing.  Tyres all have at least 4mm of thread.
The car runs fantastic and has never missed a beat the mileage is average for its age.

Not so good bits
The car has a leaking seal in the rear door which, during a heavy rain storm can let a little bit of weather in, it would require a new door seal. The passenger door unlocking can be a bit temperamental and fail to unlock.

Only reason for sale is my job requires even more mileage and have offered a lease car so the Fabia will just be sat unused.
Grab yourself a bargain on this future classic
Contact Niki 07701055122
Location: Wigan, North West UK
PRICE DROP!x2 Quad Milltek Sport Exhaust with matching sprayed ABT Valance
Location: Manchester, UK
Collection Only


Hi guys,

Unique one here. Sold my 2.0TSFI Mk5 Golf GTI now, so stripped the exhaust and valance for sale.

This is a Milltek exhaust, bought from by AwesomeGTI.com with a matching ABT rear valance which has been sprayed in the same factory colour black as my mk5 Golf GTI.

Pictures were pretty hard to take, especially the one with my forum user name on but hopefully they do it justice. The look and sound is beyond awesome without being over the top!