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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: picture HELP
Last Poster: GVK in FAQ's on Yesterday at 11:29:21 PM
I use flickr

Audi 8P A3 steering wheel to 08 Eos
Last Poster: Pissat4motion in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Yesterday at 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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Re: Golf MK5 starts and shuts off instantly?
Last Poster: ady-gti in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:24:48 PM
I would pull out the cluster and check the connectors and clean where needed, maybe use some dielectric grease on the pins/connector.

Re: Power folding mirrors
Last Poster: Christiank in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:24:08 PM
+Gen3 modules can be changed in EERPOM to allow mirror fold with comfort lock on the remote button.

None of the modules that'll fit the mk5 can fold by only pressing lock buttons once - you need to hold the button and use comfort closing.

However if you swap you old CECM+CCM modules and build it all over to a BCM like I did - then It's possible to chan

Re: New car - Few questions
Last Poster: Ripstop in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:59:11 PM
I would get your car scanned with VCDS and see what you actually have. I am not sure why someone would have the Highline version of the clocks without an MFSW unless the clocks are a replacement or they sold on the original MFSW? All roads lead to VCDS and you may uncover some other interesting stuff.

The intermittent wiper setting is devils work as it depends on whether

Re: Steering rack?
Last Poster: exodus_ste in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 11:45:41 AM
Yours should be a Gen2 i believe. Easy to tell from underneath, the gen2 has 4 mounting bolts and the gen 3 has 3. Think the subframe change was only required if you had gen1 originally and wanted a gen2 or 3, which i don't think you will due to the age of your car.

Any used rack will have the original profile attached so if you're looking for a used item, search for a M

Engine revving by itself in idle after changing PCV
Last Poster: gogeta in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 11:27:39 AM
after checking online i saw a lot of people state a common fault for an air leak was the PCV. I had this swapped as the old one the orange rubber was split. the car was running smooth for about a week and problem came back.

Could the PCV have split again?

If i pry the top of the PCV open is it easy to put back together? Had someone else do it for me last tim

Re: Edition 30 Overheating
Last Poster: exodus_ste in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 11:27:26 AM
I thought a manual had one inline stat, and DSG 2?

Pretty sure the coolant system pressure doesn't put extra load on the impeller of the pump. The whole system is running at 1 bar, and thats due to expansion from the temperature. The pump would see the load if it itself was creating the pressure. These are circulation pumps not positive displacement.

That said

Re: New car, nice engine knock
Last Poster: FJB in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:18:59 AM
When you do the job take the sump off to clean it. I found pieces of broken cam follower in the sump, oil strainer and in the timing chain cover.

Retrimming the tartan
Last Poster: Gibbo1998 in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2019, 08:17:44 PM
After a lot of investigation, I decided to buy a very good used passenger seat and ask a trimming to use the perfect bolster to repair my tired driver's seat.

The seat is perfect.  Seriously, totally back to as-new condition. Will get an image here soon.

So a big shout out to RJ Turner in Sevenoaks whose rate was extremely good in my opinion.


Anyone know what could be causing this fault code??
Last Poster: kodirl in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2019, 06:16:22 PM
Hey folks car seems down on power in the lower gears when driving. Idle is consistent around 700rpm but when driving at a steady 70mph revs seem to go up and down by 100rpm every couple of seconds. Below is scan diagnostic from obdeleven. Any ideas?[IMG]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191117

Re: Passenger door won't unlock from fob
Last Poster: probedb in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2019, 05:42:17 PM
Got a pattern part for £18 and used the above guide and sorted it today. Quite proud of myself really as its quite scary seeing no door skin on haha

Nice one, always satisfying doing it yourself :D

Re: Bilstein B8 and H&R 30mm lowering springs
Last Poster: MIJ_JAGGER in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2019, 05:40:51 PM
I did a lot of reading about this before buying and in the end went with the MK6 version of the B8’s as they are damped softer (about 20% I recall) than the MK5s as I didn’t want a too harsh a ride either. Too me they are really good - similar feel to OEM just tighter with less of the pitch and ro

Re: Jap Imports
Last Poster: andyiseddy02 in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2019, 05:33:03 PM

Re: Seriously over valued mk5 gti...
Last Poster: andyiseddy02 in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2019, 05:29:18 PM
Typical example of thinking your car is worth all the money you have spent on it, if only it was that easy.

Re: What adjustable top mounts with Eibach Pro Street S coilovers?
Last Poster: RobC in Technical Workshop on November 17, 2019, 04:34:11 PM
So the Top Mounts arrived and have been fitted and overall Im very happy with them. Not had adjustable Top Mounts before to compare but the quality seems very good. They came with Febi bearings which are OE quality and were easy to adjust when fitted.

Set camber to around -2° and has pretty much eradicated any rubbing, only catches slightly on lock at camber so very hap

multiple misfires
Last Poster: Adnaaaanf in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2019, 04:21:29 PM
Hi Guys,

I have a MK5 Gti, i added a BOV to the old DV one of the ones of ebay. After about 2 minutts of driving car started misfiring on idle and even whilst driving was dropping revs.  It only happened after the BOV install, the DV is still slightly ripped, i have one on order coming soon.  Now VCDS is showing me misfire in all 4 cylinders P0300. P0301,P0302,P0303, P0

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: Ripstop in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2019, 04:04:22 PM
Just when you think its safe to get a stage 1 tune.... you get gremlins. Cleaned the car today... looks lovely  :happy2: took it for a spin to dry off the brakes, thought I would give it some welly and .... bloody misfire and MIL starts flashing. Knowing I have just had it serviced and put new plugs in I am already suspicious of a coil pack. Get VCDS out and start logging and low a

Re: When did Mk5 GTI production end?
Last Poster: MA1694 in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2019, 02:39:58 PM
Thanks for the info guys. It’s getting pretty hard to find lowish mileage late model examples now but the hunt continues.

Mk5 Gti, misfire after BOV install.
Last Poster: Adnaaaanf in Mk5 General Area on November 17, 2019, 02:25:35 PM
Hi Guys,

I have a MK5 Gti, i added a BOV to the old DV one of the ones of ebay. After about 2 minutts of driving car started misfiring on idle and even whilst driving was dropping revs.  It only happened after the BOV install, the DV is still slightly ripped, i have one on order coming soon.  Now VCDS is showing me misfire in all 4 cylinders P0300. P0301,P0302,P0303, P0


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.
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    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....

    Mk5 Golf Gti Edition30 Black 3 Door for Sale
    Location: Cirencester
    Collection Only

    This has been my daily driver for the past 6 years and have done around 60k in it, if you are looking at this car you know what it is. Car number 1408 out of 1500 made.
    Meticulously looked after. Serviced every 6 months and recently just had water pump and cambelt done.
    New job means I will be doing a lot higher mileage.

    The car has these tasteful modifications;
    VW racing intake
    VW racing lower dog bone mount
    VW racing Eibach lowering springs
    Power flex engine mount inserts in the other 2
    Audi R8 Coilpacks
    Milltek full turbo back with half resonated rear box (special request item from Milltek)
    NQSBBK front brakes (Porsche Boxster) + Rear caddy caliper conversion painted in black to match front brakes
    THS intercooler
    Stage 2 Sachs uprated clutch
    Remapped- Nothing too stressful running around 310 bhp (capable of 360 with high pressure fuel pump but never wanted to take it this far for a daily driver)
    GFB DV+ recirc valve
    RNS510 Headunit with latest maps
    Cruise control
    New Bridgestone S001 tyres 2 months ago.

    New Ed30 dampers when springs where fitted and new top mounts around 30k ago
    New rear arms with bushes at the same time
    Powerflex bushes in front arms with anti lift kit - all fitted when new suspension fitted around 30k ago
    Car asks for nothing, drives great no knocks or creaks, always serviced with genuine parts and millers nano drive CFS 5w40 NT and now CFS 5w40 NT+ every 6 months, every 3rd service  it has had the cam follower replaced as precautionary measure. Never needed oil to be topped up between services. It has 2 service books and always serviced by main dealers until I bought it and then serviced by myself- (I used to work at VW Racing so I know my way around these cars!)

    Meticulously looked after and a lot of money has been spent on making this car great.
    October was fully detailed and ceramic coated in prep for winter!

    I would love to keep this car but my new job involves a lot more travel and I only commute in it, it should go to someone who can enjoy it more and I have to get something that is better on miles unfortunately, if this was my only car I would keep it but as its my daily driver I need something more sensible.

    Any questions just ask, car is currently on 164k but will increase slightly as will be using it as my daily until its sold, as I am traveling a lot at the moment depending on where I am in the country on what day you can potentially see it there. Message me if you like a viewing, no time wasters please, potentially will p/x depending on the vehicle and money my way.

    Bad bits:
    Rust on Drivers arch (Seen in the picture) common Mk5 golf problem, I was going to get this replaced in spring as a painted arch is around 70-100 and only takes a few minutes to fit.
    Wheels could do with refurb they have 164k on them!
    Stone chips on bumper and bonnet., too be expected with this many miles
    Slight rip in drivers seat bolster, started to appear the last 2-3  months, was going to get this booked in again after Christmas.
    Tried to be as honest as possible with the condition, its is 12 years old and has covered 164k.

    Thanks for looking
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      Location: Pontefract
      Collection Only