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Ebay projectors!
on September 29, 2019, 11:21:19 AM
Anyone had any experience with them? Just got myself a set!

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Anyone ever dealt with NV Motorsport?
Last Poster: JimmyMK5GTI in Performance Modifications on Today at 12:21:51 PM
Afternoon Guys & Girls.

Has any one on here ever been to NVMotorsport for a remap? Ive had a good quote from them for a custom remap on my GTI. I'm currently shopping around with different companies as my gti is now ready for a map.

Any good/bad opinions are welcome.



Re: What adjustable top mounts with Eibach Pro Street S coilovers?
Last Poster: Pudding in Technical Workshop on Today at 12:18:04 PM
Great news!  A far cheaper and more elegant solution than getting the grinder out  :grin:

Any rumbling/whirring noises in the cabin on coarse tarmac? That's generally a sign you have solid top mounts!  Some are noisier than others though.

Re: Cam follower question
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:03:58 PM
Cam follower replaced today.  It pretty much like brand new, haha. That's at 106k. Just slight scorings on the shaft bit.

Re: Anyone know what could be causing this fault code??
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:01:54 PM
Fingers crossed  :happy2:

Re: Retrimming the tartan
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:00:57 PM
No pic, but sounds great.  I need the same thing doing to my ED30 driver's seat.  How much did it cost out of interest?  Replacement seat parts from VW have to be one of the most expensive parts they sell for the entire car.  They are extortionate!

I'm surprised you managed to get one seat s/hand.  Most breakers only sell interiors as complete sets.

Re: Freezing Cold Start = stalling & no throttle - only when cold
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:46:26 AM
Normally the software is the last thing I'd point the finger at, but in this case it had us chasing our tails!

Messing up the basic functions of the map really is next level incompetence.  All that needs touching with remaps is fuel, boost and timing.  Everything else should be left well alone as that is the stuff VW spent millions on perfecting!  And yeah, I can't be ce

Re: Time for new tires... Winters??
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:35:55 AM
For general winter use in the midlands, south east, and east anglia decent summer tyres are adequate if you don't drive like a pillock. 

The UK doesn't get enough compacted snow that hangs around for weeks to justify winters.  That is where they piss all over summer tyres, especially in the braking department.  You have to feel the difference to appreciate it.  It's not

Re: When did Mk5 GTI production end?
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:18:27 AM
Thanks for the info guys. It’s getting pretty hard to find lowish mileage late model examples now but the hunt continues.

Need to wait another 10 years for all the barn find MK5s to come out of the woodwork!

I think the main reason low mileage ones are so rare is a

Re: Jerky Takeoff from standstill dq250
Last Poster: Cozza in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:05:18 AM
In my experience of this it proved to be the mechatronics unit. Quite a common problem as far as I’m aware. Displayed all the same symptoms as above, got the box reconditioned now smooth as anything. Would recommend taking it to a specialist who deals with these units especially.

Re: Extremely poor MPG
Last Poster: snowball05 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:21:07 PM
I get about 35mpg on my 25 mile run to work down the M3 @ 70mph. If I get caught in traffic and slow to 60mph it goes up to 37-38mpg. Stock Mk5, manual, 65000 miles.

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Re: Edition 30 - Black - Manual - No.1994
Last Poster: shannon-ob in Members Rides on Yesterday at 04:08:03 PM
Very clean!

Wish i could afford one of these!

Re: LC5F's Graphite Blue GTI
Last Poster: burtz in Members Rides on Yesterday at 03:42:12 PM
Nice work!

Re: Amy051 ed30 black number 1401
Last Poster: Whardo in Members Rides on Yesterday at 02:57:47 PM
Hi Amy, I am the previous owner!

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I still have some paperwork etc, the original exhaust was blowing and replaced with a Tony Banks custom exhaust system, sorry for the noise :wink: - they had great <a href="http

Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
Last Poster: DannyboyED30 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 02:13:05 PM
Really nice, tasteful modifications...Great colour too

Re: Another Rough/high idle help request.
Last Poster: Mark_DF05 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 12:45:24 PM
Any fault codes?

There's a few hoses around the PCV that can split, I'd check them for leaks. Not sure of where else to look, maybe someone else can. A smoke test would show any leaks too. Could be a daft suggestion but have you checked the dipstick is seated properly, they break easily.

Re: DSG getting jerky when engine is hot
Last Poster: TuneShi in Mk5 General Area on November 20, 2019, 11:38:54 PM
Hello I'm getting the same issue in which I have a jerky takeoff especially when hot in both reverse and drive no fault codes are stored in the ecu I have done the basic setting a couple times to no avail flywheel is good with 2 or 3 teeth freeplay gearbox level is correct and fluid is clean the car drives good with no slips or bangs its just the jerky takeoff from standstill is th

Re: Coolant leak, hard line needs replacing?
Last Poster: Dray363 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on November 20, 2019, 08:26:25 PM
great thanks for that mate

Last Poster: Patters78 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on November 20, 2019, 03:17:00 PM
Got no fans in cabin..

40 amp fuse blown at location 22 new fuse blown instantly
Resistor removed and tested via multimeter using YouTube guide and was deemed faulty
New resistor installed no blown fuse but no fans blowing
Have tested resistor and dont show any fault
Have no removed fan and connected directly to 12v and power up

When I get

Re: picture HELP
Last Poster: GVK in FAQ's on November 18, 2019, 11:29:21 PM
I use flickr

Audi 8P A3 steering wheel to 08 Eos
Last Poster: Pissat4motion in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on November 18, 2019, 07:40:04 PM
The Eos is DSG mfsw without paddles. I can get the 08 Audi wheel+airbag for $50. Based on the similarities between mk5 (eos) and 8p a3, would i be able to get paddle function and/or buttons to work?

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Full set of 2005 standard GTI lights
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    Location: Thatcham
    Postage: £12.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Full set of standard GTI lights which I took off my 2005 car when it was 3.5 years old so they are in great condition.
    Breaking 07 Mk5 GTI 3dr Manual
    Location: Haslemere
    Collection Only

    Breaking 07 Mk5 GTI 3dr Manual
    BWA Engine 101k
    3dr leather
    All parts available
    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
    2006 Golf GT TDi 170 | DSG | Sat Nav | Blue Graphite | DPF delete
    Location: Galgate
    Collection Only

    Hey everyone, it's a long time since I was last on here but I've the Golf all this time. It has been a great servant for our family of 4 but, having just bought a newer car, it's time for this to move on...

    EDIT: now on ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/293335822157?ViewItem=&item=293335822157

    2006 (56 plate) Golf GT TDi 170 | Blue Graphite | 148,500 miles | 1 previous owner
    MOT until 30th Oct 2020
    Tax until 31st March 2020
    1/2 tank of fuel & can of engine oil, ready to drive away.

    The car is getting a bit tired cosmetically as you'd expect at this age & mileage but still runs well and pulls very hard. The DSG has always been trouble free and works with no problems while the history is well documented and has had some big jobs done as you will see below; can easily achieve 57 mpg on long cruises.

    Blue Graphite, DSG gearbox, RNS-510 satellite navigation, Climatronic air conditioning, Highline display, MFSW steering wheel, cruise control, auto lights, auto wipers, dimming rear view mirror,  17" Classix alloy wheels, GTi rear bumper & skirts, R-line front grilles, mud flaps.

    1 previous owner; purchased by me in Oct 2013.
    Long-life service stamps at 18k, 36k, 51k, 73k, 98k & 119k.
    Turbo replaced by VW in 2014.
    Cylinder head replaced in 2016 due to coolant leak (>£2000 spent).
    Cam belt & tensioner changed as part of the 2012 service at 52,000 miles and again as part of the cylinder head replacement at 110,000 miles (Next due at 190,000).
    DPF deleted in 2016 & engine re-mapped to 200bhp (has passed 4 MOT's since the DPF removal without issue).
    Documents and receipts present for all major work and more.

    Both front wings are rusting and the right rear wing is dented.
    Slow to start on cold days (probably glow plugs ~£29 each).
    2 hub caps missing (stolen and never replaced).
    Exhaust soot on hard acceleration due to DPF delete & ECU re-map. This is more a consequence of the modifications than a fault but I want buyers to be aware. Note: this does not fail the MOT and the car does not soot at idle.

    Would be great with a little TLC.

    Car is in Galgate, near Lancaster.

    For questions, message on here or contact me on 07708 526638



    PS - I also have a set of cherry red tail lights and Sonniboy blinds (single piece rear window) that I thought were too good to leave on the car before it went on ebay where they wouldn't earn their value.
    MK5 GOLF GTI 2006 MANUAL SHADOW BLUE ** update**
    Single Image
      Location: Hove
      Collection Only

      **update **
      Getting it valeted tomorrow so will get more pics up and getting the parking dings addressed...

      For sale is my much loved mk5 GTI 5 door manual in shadow blue. Selling as outgrown it as a family car and need something bigger.

      I have owned her for 8 years and it has never let me down once, very reluctant sale.

      Mechanically she is very well looked after and my local indy garage http://www.pfeifferpartnership.com/ have looked after her since I have owned her.

      Subtle mods which have improved the car immensely:
      Koni FSD -
      Eibach Pro line springs
      Ferodo DS2500 pads
      Tarox rear discs - very recent
      Brembo front discs - very recent
      subtle remap with improved bhp and fuel
      Pipercross induction kit

      Very well maintained including belts and plugs last year and regularly serviced.

      Bad points -
      8 years worth of parking dings - the passenger wing has been replaced ( known rust fault ) the drivers side needs replacing and the car will come with a spare wing - has a very small dent anyway ( bollard).

      The car has done 115k miles but drives on the button - just needs some cosmetics to make A1 on the outside again, unfortunate result of parking on the road in Brighton...
      The drivers bolster is also worn - as they all are..
      Will come with Thule aero bars and a spare alloy. Also still have the original airbox and K&N Panel filter if you don't want the induction kit.

      Tyres have loads of tread left and fairly new - Goodyear Asymetric F1's - really well suited tyre for the car.

      £3000 will negotiate fair price to take in to account the wing....