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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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Re: My tornado gti
Last Poster: bigrich690 in Members Rides on Today at 07:55:53 AM
Why not come to santa pod next Sunday join me and my mate tornado red mk2 gti both standard no mods.

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Sorry just read this, thanks for the offer mate, but couldn't have made it anyway

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Re: Prang and insurance claim
Last Poster: Lewo in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:50:32 AM
Wheels are in motion so to speak....

Anyone have experience with HIC insurance brokers and more so KGM insurance?




Re: Wrong engine oil?
Last Poster: terrier in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:53:42 PM
TPS for quantum. 5L for less than £20  Often do an oil and filter deal for a little more :happy2: Even the dealers have good deals


Re: Rattle at idle
Last Poster: TheBALDpuma in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:34:05 PM
Where is the fuel line? Is this something I can check myself?

Would you not hear that if you were stood outside the car?


Re: Coilovers
Last Poster: Rigsby in Wanted on Yesterday at 05:38:40 PM
 :signLOL: in all seriousness what we’re they like?


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: terrier in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:34:47 PM
wheel swap from BBS to ATS.  Was going to swap for the winter in any case but a kerb incident happened :surprised: Also bought new centre caps for the BBS (aliexpress copies perfect fit and price) Did the swap at work so got paid to do it :signLOL:
 


Re: Condensation rear lights
Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:43:19 PM
No probs dude :driver:


Re: Cam Follower replacement cost - other maintenance necessary?
Last Poster: kpowell911 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:04:01 PM
The rear brake is bloody awkward (That M14 Spline) to do for such a simple job, don't let it put you off as many of the maintenance items you speak of are fairly simple to do yourself

Oil, Oil Filter, new pick up - Oil and filter as simple - get an oil filter socket. Pick up aga


Re: Mk7 steering wheel into mk5 gti
Last Poster: ady-uk in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Yesterday at 08:06:06 AM
@olsen-72
Alex from VW retrofit in Redditch currently has an interface board for sale
This is a rare piece of kit that (only few were made) that allows the mk7 steering wheel, WITH cruise buttons, to fully work


Re: Golf gti mk5 - black
Last Poster: Faz in Members Rides on Yesterday at 03:08:47 AM
Here it is tinted think it does make the car look a bit nicer






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Re: MK5 GTI crash bar and bumper foam
Last Poster: simey in Wanted on October 20, 2019, 10:37:07 PM
I've got one, location Liphook.


Fuel pump issue
Last Poster: Ash addyman in New Member Intro's on October 20, 2019, 09:32:40 PM
Hi all I have a mark 5 tdi and having trouble with the fuel system. All relays are working but no power to the pump. The fuel is still reading on the dash and the pump only works when I put direct power from the battery to the pump any help will be appreciated thanks guys


Re: 18" Monza debacle
Last Poster: GVK in Mk5 General Area on October 20, 2019, 08:24:21 PM
Pretty sure the Edition 30 wheels are ET51


LC5F's Graphite Blue GTI
Last Poster: LC5F in Members Rides on October 20, 2019, 07:26:02 PM
Just upgraded from MK4 Gti to a DSG Graphite Blue Mk5 Gti - Really like the changes VW made


Re: Best tyres (not too expensive)
Last Poster: FastSchnitzel41 in Mk5 General Area on October 20, 2019, 05:51:52 PM
I think I've got the standard 17's but would be happy to pay upto around £80ish for each tyre?

Cheers chaps  :happy2:


Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
Last Poster: NickDSG in Members Rides on October 20, 2019, 05:23:07 PM
Another update ..  I have now fitted my Edition 30 rear valance the guys at the body-shop did an awesome job as always and looks so much better than the black plastic one it came with so really happy with that......


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Re: Wheel arch liner
Last Poster: JR.303 in Mk5 General Area on October 20, 2019, 11:47:48 AM
Full again with what?  Pics?
Mud and leaves.
When I got it I cleaned it out and it was pretty much compost.


Re: Seized rear caliper
Last Poster: H4MXU in Mk5 General Area on October 19, 2019, 08:22:26 PM
I wouldn't bother to try rebuilding your caliper, I've heard it's rarely successful  and probably cost just as much in labour as buying a new or reconditioned caliper.

That’s true, thanks

I’ve been offered a set of rear Calipers and discs off an Ed3


Re: Mk6 window switches
Last Poster: terrier in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on October 19, 2019, 08:16:25 PM
dealer or tps for the switches £££  Im surprised your hk specials dont work Ive had no problems with mine. Worked perfect for 5 years


Re: Recommended engine oil?
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on October 19, 2019, 07:25:48 PM
There are quite a few interesting dyno tests on the efficacy of Millers NT.

There are also a few interesting reports about the additive falling out of suspension and forming clumps in the container.  Probably best to give it a vigorous shake and use a sieve.  You don't want

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H&R 15mm 5x112 57.1mm Hubcebtric Spacers in Black
£55.00
Location: Tolworth
Postage: £5.00
Delivery or Collection

H&R 15mm 5x112 57.1 Hubcentric spacers. Run on the car for about 60 miles.

In original box. £55 plus £5 postage in the UK.

Any questions or for more pictures just drop me a message.

Rob
R32 rear lights
£110.00
Location: Surbiton
Collection Only

Genuine mk5 r32 rear lights that came off my car when I bought valeos.
They are in reasonable condition and do have a few scratches and marks on them.
I’m sure with a quick refurb they will be good as new.
Collection only.

Volkswagen GOLF (MK5) GTI 2006. FSH. Fully Loaded. Excellent Condition, 250bhp
£5500.00
Location: Norwich
Collection Only

MOT until 24/04/20

Located in Norwich

91k miles

I am the 4th owner and have owned the car for 4 years. I have improved the car with some choice modifications which improve drive-ability and power delivery. These cars can suffer from wheel hop and torque steer which has been eliminated on this car. It also breaths a lot freer and the power deliver is what it should have been out of the factory. Its very nippy to say the least!

The car has been maintained meticulously with all common fault parts such as thermostat and rear calipers replaced. It also has the latest revision PCV and an uprated diverter valve. Please see service history below for full list.

The car is currently faultless and drives superbly.

Full service history with stamped service book:

VW dealership - Interval service - 27/02/07
VW dealership - Interval service inspection - 19/02/08
VW dealership - Interval service - 27/02/09
VW dealership - Interval service inspection - 25/10/10
VW dealership - Interval service - 19/10/11
VW dealership - Interval service inspection - 08/10/12
VW dealership - Interval service - 23/9/13
VW specialist - Cambelt and tensioner changed - 07/11/13
VW specialist -  Interval service inspection - 14/10/14
Dealership -  Interval service inspection - 31/10/15
Oil change, cabin filter, new coils, GFB DV+ diverter valve, latest revision PCV  - 11/11/16
Oil change, cabin filter, spark plugs - 05/01/17
Oil change, cabin filter - 07/01/18
Oil change, cabin filter - 22/03/19

Stock equipment

6 speed manual
2 keys
Auto xenon headlights
Auto wipers
Cruise control
Heated leather interior
Multifunction steering wheel
Climate control
Double din touch screen CD player with DAB, bluetooth and handsfree

Engine

Ramair induction kit with heat shields
Recently upgraded R8 coil packs and plugs
Latest revision PCV
New airflow sensor
GFB DV+ diverter valve
Revo stage 1 map with SPS controller
New thermostat
Forge short shifter

Chassis

Whiteline Anti lift kit
Dogbone insert
Racingline shocks and springs (20mm drop) - less than 10k miles old and more comfortable than stock suspension
New top mounts
New front wheel bearings
Full 4 wheel alignment

Brakes

New front discs and Brembo pads
New rear calipers and Brembo pads

Tyres

Goodyear Eagle F1s with good amount of tread
TTS Engine Cover
£90.00
Location: Southampton
Postage: £10.00
Delivery or Collection

Audi TTS engine cover and mounting Pins. Currently, £140 from AKS.

In great condition

Local pickup is also an option
Canbus Gateway
£40.00
Single Image
    Location: Surbiton
    Postage: £5.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Canbus gateway for sale, I bought a few years ago but never used it.
    I believe this canbus can resolve the annoying battery drain issue that can
    Occur when installing an upgraded rns510.