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Forum Moved Again
on February 26, 2019, 12:32:35 AM
Sorry for the down time.

The forum has been moved to my server  :evilgrin:.

You should notice that its running a little faster and the search is working. Please point out any bugs.

When I get a bit of time I think an upgrade is in order with image uploads.
Re: What's it worth?
Last Poster: absolute in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:56:00 PM
Cheers mate. Updated the post.

Manual, 2 previous

Re: Edition 30 centre caps size??
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:47:48 PM
i thought I'd let you all know, i ordered the above mentioned caps albeit cheapies or not and they didn't fit.. turns out i don't have Pescara's from the Edition 30 and i have OEM A3 alloys (almost identical to the

Re: Matts Mk5 gti Nurburgring /daily /track car
Last Poster: M77MWW in Members Rides on Today at 09:43:52 PM
Thanks for the comments guys....wish this weekend went better tbh as I was on the motorway uphill at about 80mph and an horrific noise from the engine followed by flashing oil light (oil pick up done not too long ago) and engine dead. Tried turning it by hand and she's seized solid so on the hint for another engine for her. I thi k the oil pump failed but wi know more when I drop t

Re: Diamond Black Pearl Thread
Last Poster: sprint_48 in The Colours on Today at 09:26:07 PM
A few of mine diamond black pearl :happy2:

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Re: Image hosting
Last Poster: sprint_48 in Random Chat on Today at 08:59:04 PM
Cheers.  Could someone remind me how to post photos as I’m not familiar with this style of forum.  Have just written a long post with Google Photo links but they don’t display.  I’m using my iPhone on Safari if that helps.

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Re: Back in a GTI: My second Mk5
Last Poster: sprint_48 in Members Rides on Today at 08:52:16 PM
Ah.  Could someone tell me how to post pics on the forum?  I’m a bit rusty :/

Re: Who still uses main dealers to service and maintain their little pride and joy??
Last Poster: terrier in Random Chat on Today at 07:12:16 PM
Not used a main dealer for years.
Same here. Only been to dealers once in 12 years for a warranty issue. Do my own work, servicing, replacing and repairing. Just as long as the net doesn't get switched off Ill be OK :smiley:

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: colesey in Mk5 General Area on Today at 04:26:21 PM
Vali from www.roc-headlight.co.uk in Wembley paid me a visit and refurbished the headlights of my car. They were starting to oxidise and toothpaste didn’t make much of an impression so best call in the professionals. He was easy to deal with and did a great job. Recommended!

Re: Need help finding the part number for cabin filter insulation
Last Poster: Nahkarankaisija in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:09:36 AM
Cheers @terrier and @brammer , I knew I could count on you guys!

Re: Xenon ballast part number
Last Poster: bobby_fodge in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:41:59 AM
Think this is part number 1T0 907 391 for the ballast.

Perfect, thanks very much

Re: Wheel alignment / tracking
Last Poster: colesey in Mk5 General Area on Today at 05:47:51 AM
Lots of places in London do it including Kwik Fit. Expect to pay @£80 depending on how much time they spend adjusting the toe and rear camber.

Re: Boost not meeting requested, graph inside
Last Poster: ROH ECHT in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:00:03 AM
Thank you for coming back on here and responding....I was curious if you had ever decided to upgrade the WG or at least have it inspected.

I know about having an unexplainable issue...where you have to replace $#!@t in a process of elimination. I still haven't sorted out why my fuel rail pressure only specifies 110 bar when it should be 140 bar. After more than two year

Re: Radiator fan always on and draining battery
Last Poster: o-kruse in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:04:42 AM
Just re-read your post - are you saying it’s always on even with ignition on?  In which case you’ve got a different problem.....
Hi Dave, sorry I'm new to this postings, so did not find this post again :-)
But here we are..
Yes, it was on all the time, so changed the comp

Re: Tamworth?
Last Poster: OllieL in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:47:01 PM
Get yourself down to Dubunit if you ever need any work done on the golf. Wouldn’t take mine anywhere else.

Dubclub in Cov is the meet that I would recommend. Great group of guys

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Are VW CC's Worth Buying? Do They Hold Value?
Last Poster: dubnewbie in MK6 General Area on Yesterday at 10:07:39 PM

Before I start, I know this isn't about a Golf or Jetta, but the engine comes from the same line/model of cars, hopefully this won't be moved to another stack of threads!

I'm looking at buying a new (used) car and have been thinking about the VW CC (2014 plate).
Its the 1.8 turbo petrol version, with around 40k on the clock. Cost = £9K~


Re: Air Con leak
Last Poster: neilw in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:46:36 PM
Mine all leaked out through the condenser. I noticed the oil running down it when I had the bumper off to do another job. The Part was about £100 and only a few bolts to swap over.

Hopefully its something like that

Re: Installing W-ALK What am I doing wrong?
Last Poster: neilw in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:33:58 PM
I got so frustrated with it, in the end, I dropped the subframe, so no issues with where it was supported.

You can see how far out it was here, I think it must be down to the powerflex in the front of the control arm not having enough play to get the other end into position, that was the only variable I couldn't change to test.

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Re: Highline Cluster Upgrade Info and FAQ's
Last Poster: Mark22 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 04:59:25 PM
What you after mate?
i think i already contacted you trough email ;) northern ireland ;)

Mk6 Heater control panel into Mk5, one issue... help?
Last Poster: connorjust in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 03:03:59 PM
Hey guys and gals, my first post here. Got recommended by a guy with a white edition 30 said I should join this forum so hi!

I have what seems to be a common issue after searching of after installing this Mk6 control panel the compressor doesn’t activate therefor no air con.

My car is a 2005 55 plate GT Tdi with currently a control panel with the dual and Ec

Re: OE Rear Coil Springs
Last Poster: Bo! in Wanted on Yesterday at 02:59:24 PM
Colour code on the springs wanted are blue,pink,yellow, yellow.


Mk5 Golf boot gas strut auto lift tailgate free local delivery!
Single Image
    Location: Birmingham
    Collection Only

    Hi I have for sale boot struts these are the uprated ones with boot poppers so when you press boot switch on the remote these struts open the tailgate fully without lifting the tailgate  . All parts with studs 2x , 2x boot struts uprated , 2x poppers

    I can code your module if required

    See YouTube for demo

    17" OEM BBS Monza Alloys
    Single Image
      Location: Kent, Sittingbourne
      Collection Only

      Hi All,

      I tried posting these the other night but couldn't as photobucket is a paid for site now and I rarely have a need to post pics these days.

      So appologies in advance for a link, but I've put my wheels up on ebay as I need a quick sale on these.

      Nothing wrong with them, just cosmeticly seen better days. They came with my car, ran just fine, the finish wasnt amazing but I wasnt going to rush to refurb them, then I stupidly scraped them whilst parking so as on the listing, bought another set and refurbished those so I could still use my car whilst they were being done.

      Since then I kept them as spares but don't have the space to keep them any more due to moving so need them shifted.

      let me know if you want them or to do a deal and wrap it up early.

      thanks in advance



      I'm also trying to shift some bmw 1 series Msport wheels if any one is interested in those, also on my ebay sellers items.

      cheers folks
      Set of 5 VW Motorsport/ATS 18" Wheels in Gloss Black
      Location: Kingston
      Collection Only

      A set of 5 Genuine Volkswagen Motorsport 18” Alloy Wheels

      The wheels are 18”x7.5" 5x112 in a Gloss Black finish and were an option wheel for the Golf Mk5. I ran them on my car for around 2 weeks before returning to the originals

      Wheels 1-3 were bought Brand New from VW

      Wheel 4 was freshly refurbed before being fitted

      Wheel 5 was also refurbed but never ran. The lip of the wheel has been repaired (see pics) and put on a balancer to check for wobbles etc but never ran on the vehicle.

      Each wheel will be supplied with the genuine VW centre caps. The wheels retail at over £1100 so grab yourself a bargain! Any questions or for more pictures please message me.


      Brand New Genuine Edition 30 Rear Boot Badge
      Single Image
        Location: Surrey
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery Only

        Brand New Genuine Edition 30 Rear Boot Badge

        £22 free delivery in the UK

        PM me if interested, cheers!

        GTi Dsg For Parts Full Car
        Location: Wicklow Ireland
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        As title folks,

        Blew the bottom end on this so parts are up for grabs, I'll get pics with my username tomorrow when I'm back in the yard.

        Factory Spec:

        Auto-dimming rear view mirror
        Rain Sensing wipers
        Factory Fitted Aero wipers
        Electric mirrors
        Electric windows all round
        Winter pack (consists of Heated front seats, Headlight washers and heated mirrors)
        Coming home / Leaving home lights
        ISO FIX
        Blue tinted factory glass
        Projector Style Fogs
        Full Cream Leather Interior, heated front seats
        Dual Climate Control
        Standard GTi headlights
        DSG Gear Box
        Metallic Steel Grey

        Black Vinyl roof
        Colour coded front, side & rear plastics
        Mirrors sprayed gloss black with genuine carbon covers
        Smoked In Pro side repeaters
        2 sets of mats, black & cream
        Centre console bottle opener
        18” OZ ABT 2 Piece Splits
        (Multi Function Steering Wheel with Paddles Retro-fitted)
        DSG Paddle Extensions
        Rev C Diverter Valve (2 months old)
        De-badged Front Grill
        Standard VW Grill

        Prices are:
        Oz alloys 1250
        Gti brakes 200
        Front bumper 250
        Fogs 100
        Rear bumper 150
        Side skirts 150
        Bonnet 100
        Wings 70
        Doors 100
        Gti headlights 250
        Tail lights (standard red) 100
        Bootlid 100
        Exhaust 200
        Leather 600
        Gti suspension 150
        Dsg gearbox 800
        Turbo 350
        Injectors 200
        Coil packs 80
        Auto dim mirror 150
        Gti ecu 150
        Gti clocks 100
        Drives 50
        Wishbones 40
        Gti engine cover 50
        Tfsi head 300t
        Badgless grille 100

        These are the parts I'm keeping:
        Valeo led's
        R32 brakes
        Evolution intake
        Turbo back Milltek
        Power flexed front end
        R8 coil packs
        Dressing caps
        H&R cup kit.
        All these parts are gone but standard versions are still available.


        Text below for more enquiries, the full car is for parts, thanks.

        Parts are located in Wicklow Ireland but I can courier parts.

        Ph:00353877641555 whatsapp is prob easiest.
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