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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: My 07 BMP GTI
Last Poster: Pissat4motion in Members Rides on Today at 03:19:13 AM
Picked up an Eos cluster soon to be sent off for coding. (Waiting on the pin adapter to arrive).
Installed shifter end link and bracket bushings. A noticeable difference in feel.
a/c has crapped out and in hoping of I swap out the compressor solenoid wool fix it..

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Mk6 climate
Last Poster: Stig_gti in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Yesterday at 10:03:23 PM
Where can I get the parts to upgrade my standard climate.

Re: Edition 30 Front & Rear Hub Length
Last Poster: RobC in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:14:27 PM
What size spacers do you want to fit? Need 10mm F and 15mm R for flush spacing with stock wheels.


Ive been told 12mm front & 15mm rear is the preferred setup? Thats what I

Re: how to get more BHP from my MK5 gti?
Last Poster: colesey in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:01:13 PM
You’re pretty much max’d out for a k03 but are likely running closer to 280bhp than 300.  Will need to go to a hybrid k03 or k04 for more top end power, together with s3 cooler and injectors / bigger fprv.

Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
Last Poster: jsklair in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:48:49 PM
I'm currently running Asym 3, but need a couple of new tyres on the front, and have just see the Asym 5s are now available.

Has anybody used these?  Any thoughts?

Re: Matts Mk5 gti Nurburgring /daily /track car
Last Poster: M77MWW in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:47:17 PM
Casual bank holiday work car park pic

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Re: Weird wiper arms / blades
Last Poster: DBXdarkangel in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:37:00 PM
Confusingly there's two types of front wiper blades depending on the model year of the car. Early 2004 to late 2005 cars had the hook like the one you showed, Bosch A937S or Valeo VM310 will fit these. MY2006 and pretty much all new VW's onwards had these changed where you push down a tab to quick

Re: Beep to lock sound
Last Poster: GTION in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:46:48 PM
Also interested to learn how to recode a silent alarm?

Mine makes a very soft beep when locking/unlocking but completely silent when alarm goes off (just hazards flash with no sound)

Is there anyway to test the alarm with VCDS?

Re: Rear knocking
Last Poster: GTION in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:42:55 PM
Had something similar going over bumps and it turned out to be the rubber stoppers at the end of the parcel shelf string as they dangle around the boot and can hit off the side. It was driving me nuts until I figured it out!

Re: I Got Rev D Diverter Valve fitted ?
Last Poster: GTION in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 04:39:27 PM
GFB DV+ attaches to the actuator of factory DV. It’s compatible

Re: DSG Torque Limiting
Last Poster: GTION in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 04:37:41 PM
I think I found the answer to my question

Just incase anyone else is researching this topic; its group 122 measuring blocks in VCDS , block is called Transmission Status and shows whether Torque is being reduced or not :)

Re: Third Brake Light / High Level Brake - 04 GTI MkV - Find and Replace
Last Poster: rich83 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 12:32:25 PM
Get the part from VW and that will eliminate any guess work.

Re: Missing cover? Could somone double check for me please?
Last Poster: absolute in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:07:34 AM
Nowt on mine.

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Re: HI Everyone
Last Poster: Dogma in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 09:59:01 AM
Hello welcome to the party

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Re: Rear brake upgrades
Last Poster: terrier in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 09:49:25 AM
I have a set of TRW calipers and carriers in red. Just need brake lines and pads. Overkill I think,but all 4 pieces cost less than 150  :happy2:

Mk2 TT wishbones s3 hubs
Last Poster: Rsdene in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:03:45 AM
Hi there, could anyone shed any light on my current setup and issues with tt arms?
My setup is as follows, mk2 tt arms, s3 hubs with mk2 tt adjustable ball joints. I have an issue with the track rod hitting the anti roll bar which is a h&r adjustable roll bar. Also the ball joint bolt now hits the inside of the disc. Only does this on the drivers side. The car has ap 6 pot bra

Re: Morgens ED30 No. 1871! Now SORN'd and in a bad way... Oops
Last Poster: Dogma in Members Rides on April 21, 2019, 10:53:08 PM
Really good to hear life has been regenerated within her.

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Re: R32 owner - anything I need to do
Last Poster: stuartj9 in Mk5 General Area on April 21, 2019, 10:24:28 PM

The knock is a tapping when turning and it's say, 6 times per full lock at the same intervals, no clunk. It might happen at higher speeds but I don't hear it then.

Re: First hot hatch and loving it
Last Poster: Lionguyy in New Member Intro's on April 21, 2019, 09:57:17 PM
Hi,snap iv just bought a silver as well also with the tartan seats.but iv been driving along time.lol

My tornado red gti
Last Poster: Stefanwalker14 in Members Rides on April 21, 2019, 09:20:30 PM
Hi guys,

I brought my gti last November and have been lurking on the forum since, so I thought it was time to introduce myself and my gti.

Usual red gti with anthracite alloys :signLOL:

Few things planned for her;

B pillar trims have seen better days


Sequential smoked mirror indicators
Location: IOW
Postage: £5.00
Delivery Only

Here I am offering a pair of smoked mirror indicators that have also been modified to include full length leds to produce sequential flowing indicators. 100% plug and play, brand new units

They come complete with all tools needed to fit, which is a long T10 Allen wrench which means there shouldn’t be a need to remove the mirror motor saving time and effort. They are a night and day diffence to the standard units (video shows agains my inpro smoked on the passenger side)

See the video attached in link below photos  https://streamable.com/1tet6
VanStyle Mk5 Fitted Sun Shades
Location: Basildon/Thurrock
Collection Only

VanStyle Fitted Sun Shades for 5 Dorr Mk5 Golf

In good condition, slight damage to one of the rear window sections. Comes with carry bag, clips and instructions.

£35 Collection only
Climair Wind Deflectors
Location: Basildon/Thurrock
Collection Only

Climair Wind Deflectors for 5 Door Mk5 Golf

Good condition, one of the rear is slightly broken (pictured) but does not affect fitting.

£30 Collection preferred
Internal boot trim NEW
Location: Essex
Collection Only

Brand new genuine internal boot trim. Bought a few years back for £130 to replace my one as I broke it but never done it.

£50 cash on collection
VW H7 Bulb Kit
Location: Basildon/Thurrock
Postage: £5.00
Delivery or Collection

Genuine VW H7 Bulb and fuse kit.

Chrome is slightly damaged.

£10 + £5 Postage
NGK Laser Platinum PFR7S8EG
Location: Basildon/Thurrock
Postage: £5.00
Delivery or Collection

NGK Laser Platinum PFR7S8EG.

Bought but never fitted as sold the car

£10.00 + £5 postage
Osir Matt Carbon Fibre Quad Exhaust Diffuser
Location: Essex
Collection Only

Genuine Osir matte carbon fibre quad exhaust trim for R32 bumper. Originally bought off a forum member on here, these retail for $689.99 from Osir in the States. In good condition, couple of scrape marks to the underside but you don't see them when its on the car.

£75 Collection due to size