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How to Guides / Troubleshooting / Re: Headlight Plug Snapped
« Last post by lennshow66 on Today at 05:15:04 PM Started by lennshow66  »
http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=103123.0


Search function is all it takes

Thanks already found that page.

Managed to get it sorted using a set of picks I bought for 3 quid. Thanks for everyone's help
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Mk5 General Area / Brake Pad Warning Light
« Last post by lennshow66 on Today at 05:13:38 PM Started by lennshow66  »
Hi all,

Just replaced all my brakes but now the warning light is on the dash.

The previous owner of the car or some garage looks like they have cut the connector to the brake pad warning sensor off.

What options do I have here?

Thanks
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Random Chat / Re: Insurance and mods?
« Last post by colesey on Today at 04:38:28 PM Started by Black9  »
I can imagine that any change from stock would be regarded as a mod and is best disclosed. Some insurers like Greenlight don’t charge extra for changes to wheels / brakes / suspension.
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Mk5 General Area / Re: Convert lhd to rhd?
« Last post by m1keh on Today at 04:34:36 PM Started by Stevemartin911  »
If you are going to do it buying a rear end crash written off donor car would probably be the best way to go. Would mean you had all the parts sat ready to go...

Or just live with it being a LHD in the UK...
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Mk5 General Area / Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
« Last post by Ads22 on Today at 04:21:49 PM Started by ROH ECHT  »
Not much of a whiz with DIY but managed to hardwire dashcam



And then also fitted leather cover to my cloth armrest

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Mk5 General Area / Re: Broken coil spring
« Last post by Bracey on Today at 04:20:30 PM Started by 19TW80  »
That makes sense, thanks for that. I’ll go into my local dealer tomorrow and see what the damage is!! If it’s to expensive then I’ll look at second hand. Is the suspension in the GTI and the Edition 30 exactly the same?
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Random Chat / Re: Your driving pet peeves...
« Last post by m1keh on Today at 04:12:32 PM Started by barelyrelevant  »
1. People that treat the lanes on the motorway as 60-70-80
2. People who can't maintain a consistent speed so you end up overtaking them over and over again as the speed up past you, drop in then slow down


Point 2 is especially annoying when you are on cruise control and don't want to speed up to pass them..

Point 1 - isnt it more like 56-58-100?
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So I went to change mine today thinking it'd be a nice easy job. It was, there isn't one! Which is a bit of a bugger as it means I'm going to have to delve into the depths and change the main thermostat.  :doh: if anyone needs a genuine inline thermostat drop me a pm £20 posted. By the way mines an 06 manual BWA.
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Performance Modifications / Re: VWR Intake disappointing
« Last post by Shoduchi on Today at 03:58:13 PM Started by 99hagued  »
Thank you @Pudding for explaining how you corrected the issues with the VWR intake. Mine fits a bit better, not sure why. I do think that the engine mounts need to be reinforced so the engine doesn't rock as much. My canister pops out if I don't fit the pipe in a certain position. :\
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Random Chat / Re: Insurance and mods?
« Last post by m1keh on Today at 03:55:44 PM Started by Black9  »
Some insurers want winter tyres declaring, so a wheel change I would at least let them know.
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