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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: Car for sale, thanks for all the help
Last Poster: Andy in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:12:21 PM
Still stay around on the forum

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:02:25 PM
Placed it for sale........................

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Car fault- help needed
Last Poster: jim85 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:25:24 PM
Ok having a bit of an issue with my car, it’s a mk5 gt tdi 140, got it mapped a few months ago, was driving it on Saturday and while cruising at 50mp I noticed it started accelerating upto 60 with out pressing the accelerator any more, then when I got in the lower gears sitting at 20-30 mph when it hit around 2000rpm it would start bucking and juddering and the revs would shoot upt

Re: Best spark plugs for remap?
Last Poster: Gtcpaul1971 in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 07:03:23 PM
Done! All fitted. Thanks for advice.

Re: Coolant Temp not holding 90
Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 05:16:14 PM
Mines the same and not holding at 90. Drive up to R-Tech on Sat for K04 conversion work and was the first thing that Niki asked me. Said it was below 90 on motorway and when under normal driving sits even lower. He will replace thermostat while car is there

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Re: aircon fans
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:25:20 PM
thanks amanda, also if aircon was working fine would the car idle be higher. thanks for help
As long as the gas pressure reaches requirements in the system the idle will raise when you turn the aircon on. Doesn’t necessarily mean the aircons working.

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Re: Going Stage 2+
Last Poster: muff1991 in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 04:19:35 PM
The original hoses will do the job, you must have to cut the hose at the metal bit, try to get it as tight to the metal as you can to save as much hose as possible.

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Hella DynaBeam Celis lightbulb
Last Poster: Rabbit92 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:10:03 PM
Hi all,

I'm hoping someone here can help me with this. I have a set of Dyna Beams in my MkV. They were in the car when I bought it (didn't think much of it at the time, turns out they were pricey at one point). Anyways the right hand 'Celis' bulb has gone out (the vertical light that presumably made these to expensive when they hit the market).
Has anyone got any e

Re: First MK5
Last Poster: bobby_fodge in Members Rides on Yesterday at 12:31:33 PM
I think someone else on here had bought those wings from ebay and said they needed some fettling to fit.

They are loads cheaper than genuine wings.

I have just bought two genuine wings as mine need replacing.

Re: Intermittent Misfire/Rough Running
Last Poster: JTI in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:29:32 PM
^Thanks for the suggestions, I did post some codes in the original post. They do vary each time I get the fault but it's generally one or more of the following:

p0300, P0302 and P0303

Last time I did get a p0441 also. Not sure if this is a historic code however as I had this last year and I did replace the Canister Purge Valve. Might be worth scrutinising the

Re: Mitch's BLACK DSG ED30 R-Tech 2+
Last Poster: Mitch H in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:22:53 AM
Enjoying the S3 :)
Just had full detail
Doing a full service on everything next week
Hopefully stage one at the end of the year when warranty is up! Hopefully r tech started doing the facelift S3 by then :)

Re: Buying GFB DV+
Last Poster: Rigsby in Mk5 General Area on August 20, 2019, 10:09:17 PM
Wait a few years and get the 2014 frs

Re: No locking wheel nut!
Last Poster: Dre in Mk5 General Area on August 20, 2019, 09:08:15 PM
Thank you for all the replies. I've managed to get a hold of one.

Re: My tornado gti
Last Poster: bigrich690 in Members Rides on August 20, 2019, 05:55:22 AM
How do you find the bags?

I enjoy my car so much more since I went to air

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Yea absolutely amazing, am investment too, so much demand for air these days I'll never lose money on them unless they get damaged sand can't sell them

Re: New car: R32
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on August 19, 2019, 10:22:08 PM
Cheers mate its come.a long way in  2 yeara

Re: What would you do?
Last Poster: G-olf in Mk5 General Area on August 19, 2019, 10:10:08 PM

I did send through a few details via PM which seemed to work, but maybe not.
I will send to email address  :happy2:

Re: What to do? Keys stolen
Last Poster: gti in Mk5 General Area on August 19, 2019, 08:59:56 PM
Wheel lock

Hoping that I can get everything sorted soon ish, but if not this will be my next option.

Re: Genuine front wing on eBay?
Last Poster: bobby_fodge in Mk5 General Area on August 19, 2019, 03:18:42 PM
my wing arrived and it's all stamped up the same as a nearside one I paid much more for.

Engine Speed Sensor (G28)
Last Poster: Mark_DF05 in Mk5 General Area on August 19, 2019, 02:46:01 PM
Car has been running pretty rough lately and seems to be getting progressively worse. The idle is higher than normal on start up before settling down and fluctuates when sitting in traffic to the point where it almost feels like cutting out and can be real juddery when driving.

These symptoms first appeared a few months ago and I had the boost pressure sensor (MAP) repla

Re: A couple of bonnet questions
Last Poster: titchy in Mk5 General Area on August 19, 2019, 01:54:12 PM
Yeah easy put large cover over wings and below windscreen in case of scratches


2008 MK5 Golf Edition 30 No. 1994
Single Image
    Location: Between Chester and Liverpool
    Collection Only

    2008 MK5 Golf Edition 30 No. 1994
    86,800 miles (currently a daily)
    Diamond Black Pearl
    MOT until 20 March 2020
    2 keys

    Based between Chester & Liverpool.

    I would accept £7,950 for the car, payment by Faster Payments / Bank Transfer. I would also consider Bitcoin, but we’d have to come to an agreement on how much.




    • BCS full stainless steel Powervalve ‘sport’ turbo back exhaust
    • Stage 1 APR map including optional mapping switcher (Stock, Stage 1, Valet mode) (Mapped April 2019)
    • MK7 R front calipers, brembo TTRS discs, HEL braided lines, fully refurbished by Jonny at Caliper Refurbs
    • Boot pop mod with key
    • GFB DV+
    • H&R 12mm Hubcentric Wheel Spacers (rear)
    • LED interior bulbs
    • LED number plate lights
    • Audi TT oil cap ;)
    • Cherry hazard switch

    Optional extras

    • Rear parking sensors
    • Multi functional steering wheel
    • Depo LED ‘xenon style’ headlights, with new modern LEDs fitted
    • Cruise control with new stalk
    • Highline clocks
    • Satellite navigation RNS510 (SSD) latest version S
    • Bluetooth / phone module with microphone in OEM location
    • FIS Bluetooth kit to make things work with FIS clocks
    Recent works

    • Stage 1 APR map
    • Genuine Pescaras fully refurbished in Anthracite Grey, not a mark on them
    • Cambelt & Waterpump done at 70K by VW
    • Thermostat at 80K by replaced Specialist
    • Cam follower checked (It was fine), but replaced with brand new follower, I did this every year
    • New uprated battery

    Service history

    As a general rule it has a full service history from VW.

    However, after growing tiresome with VW after they yanked my engine cover off cracking it, I have carried out servicing myself with oil changes every 5K with filter, NGK  sparks, etc.

    I have lots of receipts, history book, etc,  but ultimately the condition of the car and how it runs, sounds should determine if you think it’s been looked after


    The car’s paintwork is very good for it’s age. There are a few small marks here and there, the front of the car suffers from usual stone chips from the road. Ultimately it is a 10+ year old car now so don’t expect it to be as new. There are no dings as far as I'm aware, or unsightly rust or issues with it. The drivers side seat has a 5mm hole in the bolster where it is starting to wear.

    Since the pictures were taken, the wheels have been fully refurbished in a slightly darker athracite.

    I bought the car as one of my dream cars. I have looked after it as so.
    Genuine R32 rear bumper Brand New !!
    Location: Amersham
    Postage: £45.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Up for sale is a Genuine R32 Rear bumper lower section complete with genuine diffuser and new reflectors. The bumper has never been painted and is in primer it has some storage scratches and marks and will need full prep ready foor paint i can conform there is no damage to the bumper or fixings.
    Happy to wrap the item and post it out cost will be around £45 but its at your risk or you can arrange your own collection please drop me a text/call  07772480088 thanks
    VW RNS510 DAB SSD satnav headunit
    Location: Leeds
    Postage: £30.00
    Delivery or Collection

    The latest version, letter F/H30 with DAB+ and SSD HDD. Fully updated with speed cameras, V16 maps etc. Has the code card. 550 delivered or 520 collected.
    RECARO sportster CS leather
    Single Image
      Location: Warwick
      Collection Only

      For sale i have a pair of RECARO sporster cs seats in leather. Great condition with only a couple of small marks on the plastic. No rips to the leather or bolster, these are a unique one of trim which was trimmed at the RECARO factory in germany, the colour is a near black bit officially classed as grey.
      Message me with any questions
      Ebay item number 223610645389 for images, priced higher on ebay due to robbing fees.

      Can anyine help with images cant get them to load via dropbox
      Genuine eddy badge
      Single Image
        Location: IOW
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery Only

        Genuine new eddy badge, price includes postage