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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: Wind Deflectors
Last Poster: Eighteen88 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:58:50 AM
They look sh*t anyway.

Bin 'em. :sick:

Cheers for the input.... :doh:

Re: New member - MK5 R32 (with pics)
Last Poster: Andy in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 09:22:42 PM
Welcome from another r32 owner...looks like a good example

illuminated needles
Last Poster: axsweb in FAQ's on Yesterday at 08:44:21 PM
can anyone do the illuminated needles mod?
my cluster 1K0 920 970

Red 08 ed30 near Blandford
Last Poster: Trowbridge in Spotted on Yesterday at 08:24:46 PM
Thumbs up on the way home this afternoon.

Re: What's it worth?
Last Poster: absolute in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:19:01 PM

Looks nice, I'm interested depending on whereabouts you are.

You might have to pm me as I had to re register, haven't been on here for ages and forgotten all details 😀


The car is located up north - near Liverpool or Chester.

Need 1 Pescara Edition 30 wheel!
Last Poster: ENTERSANDMAN_13 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:06:41 AM
Hi there, I have hit a curb hard and managed to bend my rear right wheel. I'm trying to find a replacement so i can get a wheel realignment.

Does anyone have one/know where to get one from please?

Any help much appreciated.

Re: Faulty Air blower
Last Poster: FJB in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:45:06 AM
Remove the plug from the fan and use your multi-meter to test for resistance across the two terminals on the fan, if you get open line or 1 on the display, then the fan is dead. If you have resistance then it is likely to be the fan blower resistor that needs replacing.

Re: Hello everyone, new member
Last Poster: Dogma in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 08:40:57 AM
Hello and welcome to the party

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Re: Back in a GTI: My second Mk5
Last Poster: bobby_fodge in Members Rides on Yesterday at 02:32:50 AM
There are a few on eBay.

3rd GTi. This time an Ed30 no#0627
Last Poster: GPem3:16 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 12:15:21 AM
Dsg and loving it.

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Re: Highline Cluster Upgrade Info and FAQ's
Last Poster: Mark22 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on June 25, 2019, 10:20:30 PM
olsen 72, man of the year!!!! if yous need any help, ask him, he will help you in any way!

Re: Air con issues. Any help would be great.
Last Poster: GVK in Mk5 General Area on June 25, 2019, 09:37:29 PM
Does the switch light up?

Does the compressor kick in at all?

Does the compressor kick in if you bridge the wires on the HP switch?

Have you had VCDS on it to see if any faults in the hvac (climatronic) module

Re: Saved from the scrap heap. 150,000 mile MK5 GTI.
Last Poster: sprint_48 in Members Rides on June 25, 2019, 09:32:23 PM
Well done for saving what looks like a perfectly good GTI, bargain at that money!

Re: What Is This & Why Is It Melting?
Last Poster: bobby_fodge in Mk5 General Area on June 25, 2019, 09:31:29 PM
Camshaft adjustment valve N205

Thank you! @MIJ_JAGGER yep that's the one. Pelican parts has a guide on how to fix

Re: Air Con leak
Last Poster: slynch23 in Mk5 General Area on June 25, 2019, 04:11:25 PM
Just had the dreaded news that it’s the compressor. If anyone knows a trustworthy, reliable place to get a used one that works I’d appreciate it

Re: Milltek Exhaust Clamp - Help needed!
Last Poster: amanda in Mk5 General Area on June 25, 2019, 03:25:42 PM
Phone Milleck
Their customer service is great if you are the original owner of the exhaust  :pomppomp:

If not am sure they can help you anyway

Ed30 #0627
Last Poster: GPem3:16 in Members Rides on June 25, 2019, 10:00:00 AM
So after 12 years VW still had the original plaque and sent it out without any fuss. Grin.

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OEM Engine mounts - who makes them?
Last Poster: colesey in Mk5 General Area on June 25, 2019, 09:25:40 AM
Does anyone have any idea who makes the original engine mounts for VW? Guess Febi Bilstein / Lemforder or similar?!?

Re: Image hosting
Last Poster: Joshy in Random Chat on June 25, 2019, 08:31:24 AM
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: Edition 30 centre caps size??
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on June 24, 2019, 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


17" Monza alloys and NS2R (100) track tyres £300
Location: St Helens
Collection Only

I have these for sale from my Octavia VRS TFSI. They come fitted with 225/45/17 Nankang NS2R competition compound 100 tyres with around 4-5mm tread. These tyres are easily on par with the likes of Toyo R888's but are also usable on the road in wet and dry condition being so soft they grip well cold. Wheels have been rattled canned in this colour but are in decent condition with only minor stone chips. They have been used as track wheels.

Tyres: 225 45 17
Wheels: 5 x 112 - 51 et - 7.5J

These will fit MK5 GTI, Octavia VRS, Seat Leon, Audi A3 etc

Collection only from St Helens or Trafford Park or could meet in-between.

More pictures on request if needed.

Also have a set of Ferodo DS1.11 pads if anyone is interested.

Mk5 Golf boot gas strut auto lift tailgate free local delivery!
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    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

    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
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      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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