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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
Wider wheels on mk7r
Last Poster: Nato in Mk7 General Area on Today at 12:59:33 AM
Hi all
I'm considering putting wider wheels on Golf Mk7r, 8.5x19 with 235/35/19 on front and 9.5x19 with 245/35/19 on rear with offset et44, car is lowered with Emmanuelle design springs. Has anyone got a similar set up ?? Would/Is there any rubbing issues will this set up ?? Thanks

Re: Norwegian airlines
Last Poster: Pudding in Random Chat on Yesterday at 08:37:04 PM
Ah, awesome, thanks mate.  Don't need to buy a portable power pack then  :smiley:

Have a google re: Dreamliners being grounded in recent months. Issues with corrosion/cracking of fan blades r

Re: Clutch noise in the Pirelli
Last Poster: gixerben in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 08:34:54 PM
Ha cheers pudding, I do very little miles in her so..
Let’s hope the new stock is as you say, will keep you updated on my findings

Thanks again for your valued input  :happy2:

Re: No more 3door Golf Rs...WTF?
Last Poster: muff1991 in Random Chat on Yesterday at 08:06:24 PM
I’m a true lover of a 3 door! Absolutely gutting they’ll be stopping them!
I hope they get serious complaints and decide to bring out the next model with 3 doors.

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Re: My New GTi 2006
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:04:30 PM
What kind of competitions are you entering... I wana be part of them!

Lovely car mate.

As for ownership of a gti... pretty solid and only a few things that you need to be aware of.. simply type into google mk5 gti common problems and you’ll come across all the stuff you’ll need to know. Nothing major!

It’s the gremlins that appear and you can’t get

Re: Boot light works during the day but not at night?
Last Poster: Pudding in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 07:52:59 PM
If you take the boot light out, there's a little diode that's pushed into a crimp terminal.  Sometimes they come loose and the connection is then inconsistent.

Can't think of any reason why the time of day would affect it!  Unless it's tied into the rain/light sensor for the headlights? But I doubt it!   Or maybe the boot latch switch is faulty and it's turning itself of

Re: OEM clutch kit?
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:38:42 PM
For reference, you're looking at £950 for the DMF and clutch from VW, before discount.  If your dealer is a good one, it can reduce to about £600 for both.  Big metal parts have bigger discount codes than the smaller stuff.  Just have to ask.

I've compared OEM and aftermarket supplied clutches of the same brand, and there's no comparison.  OEM LUK flywheel lasted 95K mil

Re: anyone experienced this?
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:34:49 PM
Haha... the vw tool kit!! Wd40 fixes everything!
I have only scanned with a cheap thing. I am getting vcds after xmas! Maybe I need to continue all my fault finding once I’ve got the proper tool! I have access to it but it’s long... mate through work when it’s free type thing. Luckily I have 2 cars... the golfs my toy. But want it perfect before getting it mapped etc.

Re: Hi all new member here with stage 2+ rtech
Last Poster: absolute in Members Rides on Yesterday at 04:06:21 PM

Re: Shaun's GT TDI
Last Poster: shaunnorris7 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 03:08:25 PM
Went back to AKS Weds afternoon. After several attempts Alex finally managed to load the map. Drives so much better now but still feels a lot slower than my Audi  :ashamed:

Will see winter out then will tidy bodywork and add a splitter and skirts  :happy2:

Re: Ditch the GTI?
Last Poster: probedb in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:25:30 PM
Yep shall be chatting to the garage as he wants to start rebuilding engines as a side line so should be able to get some money back from it.

White "Lion" Cupra - DSG converted track car
Last Poster: teo_parvu in Members Rides on Yesterday at 12:49:06 PM
Hey, really glad to read this. I'm happy then, I've made the right decision. VR6 turbo, WOOOW...better cars, better times :drool:
Was concern a bit about this operation, never rebuilt an engine, at least not the main block. The only repaired part was the cylinder head when the variator chain broke.

Got ARP rod bolts as well, you're right they come with the kit.  :sm

Re: Candy White Golf GTI Ed. 30 - 7th track day at Estoril
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Members Rides on Yesterday at 12:20:13 PM
Yes exactly, I was just saying that in Csirgo's thread. Less stress on the turbo (compared to KO4) and more power too, win win  :happy

Re: Stupid Question - What's This Button?
Last Poster: absolute in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:17:31 PM
Old thread, but does anyone know where this is? Getting a few faults.

Address 46: Central Conv.        Labels:. 1K0-959-433-MIN.clb
   Part No: 1K0 959 433 AJ
   Component:    KSG              0401 
   Coding: 00C802087F2D840548DAC69010CC
   Shop #: WSC

Re: My Black 3 Door Manual ED30 No2297
Last Poster: Pudding in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:51:20 AM
@csrigo  I know what you mean mate.  Press the pedal harder, you get more go.  Don't press it as hard, you get less go, like the old school cable throttles  :happy2:  Maybe my map wasn't as good as yours but so long as you're happy, that's the main thing  :smiley:

Nice one!  Water and electrics

Re: Where to begin? Leon Fr Issues
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:01:44 AM
I'm not surprised she took a liking to your BMW!

Good luck with the fault finding!

Re: Coming back to VW
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:20:36 AM
Ha, given I need a modified insurance policy to keep costs down I’m not sure I can afford an ed30. Who knew 30 years old with over 10 years ncb would pay teenager money on a golf insurance wise.

Insurance used to be: 17 = Absolutely bent over.  21 = Came down a bit.  25 = Came d

Re: Diagnostics - Wild guesses please!
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:08:07 AM
Cars don't like being sat for ages.  Try a long drive and see if it clears up. 

Re: VWR Intake disappointing
Last Poster: Pudding in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 08:58:55 AM
No mate.  It must be what, 9 months now?  :grin:  Bloody useless company.


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Genuine Xenon headlights. SOLD!!
Location: Amersham
Postage: £20.00
Delivery or Collection

i have for sale a pair of genuine xenon headlights in good used condition.The lights were removed from a 2007 r32 WHICH HAD COVERED 63,876 miles. The lights come complete with bulbs, ballasts, and igniters all genuine vw i always suggest changing the bulbs for peace of mind but its just a personal choice. The lights have been in safe storage for around 6 months and were working perfect when removed. I have plugged both lights and tested both units and they still work perfect please check out the last two pictures of the actual lights working. The O/S headlight is in very good condition again check the pictures has some marks/scratches which is expected from used headlights but no damage of fading etc.The N/S headlight is also in good condition with minor scratches and marks but the lower bracket has been professionally plastic welded. In my opinion its better than the repair kits available and totally solid and fits perfect.
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18" VW Monza II Shadows
Single Image
    Location: B91
    Collection Only

    18" VW Monza II Shadows

    I bought these alloys from Greeners many years ago. He had them refurbed with gloss black inners by A1 wheels. I loved them and used them every summer for about four years. Until I got married. And bought a house. Now no time for car shows and money is spent on the house instead. These are taking up space in the garage and I need to let them go.

    Wheel 1:

    Wheel 2:

    Wheel 3:

    Wheel 4:

    On the car:

    Wheel 2 had a further refurb following an accident in 2013. There's a slightly wider lip around the edge. It has a brand new Michelin PS3 tyre. One of the other tyres has >5mm, and two remaining tyres are 3-4mm IIRC. Michelin Pilot Exaltos.

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    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
    Loba HPFP
    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 R PCV
    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+.
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