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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: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: andymac1981 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:43:14 PM
Wrapped the interior trim red today to top of a week and a bit or work on the car including new head unit, cam position sensor, footwell LED’s among other things.

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Re: Grey gttdi 250bhp
Last Poster: Joelewis55 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:11:33 PM
Added an APR carbon intake today and made some adjustments to some of the boost pipes. Also made a little carbon 'shield' next to the tandem pump as it gets fairly hot. Think I'll be wrapping the inlet pipe with heat wrap too eventually.
After monitoring temperatures on my dash with polar fis, the intake temp used to sit 2 degrees c above ambient, and whilst the hammer was do

Re: Who still uses main dealers to service and maintain their little pride and joy??
Last Poster: Dogma in Random Chat on Yesterday at 09:33:24 PM
I do

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Re: Mk5 golf gti standard exhaust system
Last Poster: SuperAdventurer in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:30:24 PM

I have a turbo back standard system. Removed from my edition 30 about a year ago.

Cheers Gary

Re: Project Tornado
Last Poster: andymac1981 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 07:56:59 PM
So I have been busy over the last week to nine days and have done quite a few things to the car to make it my own. Some might not be to everyones taste but here is a list and some pictures.

Rear wiper delete
LED strip lights in footwells
Cam position sensor
Pioneer head unit with Apple Car Play
Interior trim vinyl wrapped red

So tomorrow wi

Re: Broken sensor
Last Poster: Stefanwalker14 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:23:48 PM
@rich83 thank you mate, I’ve had a read up about it. Obviously the N205 needs replacing but would the connector that plugs into still be okay or would that need changing too? Sorry for the incompetence just new to all this!

Re: * Jetta 2.0TDi Sport - Clutch Pedal / Clutch Issue?.... Now 1st Gear Issue *
Last Poster: XxMK5xX in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:10:36 PM
Thank You 'Pudding'.... I seem to have a issue with 1st gear now too - does not want to engage (even when depressing the clutch more than once) - Don't suppose you have any ideas as to why this may happen?

Thanks In Advance  :happy2:

Re: Drivers side wing
Last Poster: Shamm in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:48:01 PM
Whats the cost on a respray for a wing?

Xenon headlights gone off
Last Poster: ZigzGTI in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:32:28 PM
An issue appeared from yesterday. So while I was driving (urban roads with speed humps) the left dipped beam failure sign appeared on the dash. 

Later that day I watched the right headlight flicker and lowly shut off. Since then when I trn the headlights on I get a spark at most but the main beams do not turn on.

Would this be the igniter or the bulb itself?

Re: Candy White Golf GTI Ed. 30 - 8th track day at Estoril
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Members Rides on Yesterday at 01:00:32 AM
Thanks @rex and @gartht23 !

Looking great as always  :happy2:  I don't know what it is with the Pro Race 1.2 wheels.  They look good o

Re: Porsche Cayman 981 Black Edition
Last Poster: Shoduchi in Other VAG on Yesterday at 12:49:08 AM
Brakes look awesome! :drinking:

Your wheels are huge. :laugh:

Re: Just fitted a new style cluster into a 2007 Golf GT
Last Poster: Pissat4motion in Technical Workshop on Yesterday at 12:16:05 AM
look at the wiring on the other side

the loop is in the wrong place, that is why you have the mechanical failure

you should be bale to tweak the coding
What is this code tweaking of which you speak? Done the swap and have the abs/esp error. ABS is good and coding h

Help: R32 rear caliper bleed screw needed [Preston, Lancashire]!
Last Poster: jason_rmh in Wanted on May 18, 2019, 04:50:44 PM
Bleeding my brakes today and the rear bleed screw has snapped.
Struggling to find one locally.

I think the front and rear bleed screws are the same, although not sure if they're the same on all golfs?

Ive ordered some online, but if I can get one today

Re: Tail light restoration
Last Poster: neilw in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on May 18, 2019, 11:54:14 AM
I'd imagine you can use the same process people do on the headlamps with wet and dry, then polishing.

Re: Intake Manifold Flap
Last Poster: Pudding in Mk5 General Area on May 18, 2019, 11:31:04 AM
Hmmmm, I'm now wondering if the % is open or closed now  :grin:    Yours is definitely moving but it seems to be the reverse operation of mine!. 99% open makes more sense than 99% closed thinking about it.  The plot does indeed thicken! 

Mine drives perfectly fine though!  God knows.  I'll try a basic settings adaptation and see if that changes anything!

Immaculate red Ed30 - Sandwell
Last Poster: d0mokun in Spotted on May 18, 2019, 12:01:39 AM
I saw an immaculate 2007 red three door Eddie (SW07) tonight in Sandwell, heading towards West Brom. It looked fantastic. Friendly driver too!


Re: Cigarette lighter phone charger
Last Poster: DBXdarkangel in Mk5 General Area on May 17, 2019, 10:30:51 PM
Make sure it's a high amp. 2.4amp will be fine. Anything less won't charge it whilst in use. I.e sat nav.

Re: Front door droop (3 door)
Last Poster: Robsmib in Technical Workshop on May 17, 2019, 07:24:10 PM
Will do soon, no the door doesn't catch, just seems very close to the sill and lets in a drop of water when it rains! And the panel gap looks awful. To be honest only noticed just how bad it is after reading your thread.

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Re: Sunset Red 1.4 TSI(TFSI) GT Sport - daily drive & track car
Last Poster: rex in Members Rides on May 17, 2019, 06:32:09 PM
Yup, agree... I need more power  :evilgrin:.
I will eventually do the swap some time...

Yes, definitely film your runs. You will be able to improve your driving skills later on...


LED reverse light bulb  (MK5)
Location: Isle of wight
Postage: undefined
Delivery or Collection

15 led 6000k canbus error-free reverse bulb

Ideal replacement for the standard dull halogen bulb
Jetta V/VI
Golf V
Polo 6R
Passat B6/ R36

Also fit other cars with 1156 bulb fitment, even fitted one in my sister ka

Same bulb as being sold here by bold-sport

Will be sent 1st class, have a few available and will do discounted price for additional bulbs

LED rear fog light bulb (MK5)
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    Location: Isle of Wight
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    Also have some red led for the rear fog haven't had time to try / take photo of these installed yet but will do in the next few days.

    P.s do anyone know how to get a good photo of the bulbs at night? As they don't photo well being bright. Only have iphone or compact camera.

    LED reverse light bulb  (MK6)
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      Location: Isle of wight
      Postage: undefined
      Delivery Only

      15 led 6000k canbus error-free reverse bulb

      Ideal replacement for the standard dull halogen bulb
      Golf VI R LED Taillight
      Scirocco MK3
      Passat B7

      Also fit other cars with T15 bulb fitment

      Same bulb as being sold here by bold-sport

      Will be sent 1st class, have a few available and will do discounted price for additional bulbs

      If paying buy goods please add an extra 50p
      LED brake / tail lights error free
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        Location: IOW
        Postage: undefined
        Delivery or Collection

        After many trials I have got some bulbs for rear brake / tail lights.

        Although not a drastic improvement as the above reverse / fog lights, it's a subtle difference, being a slight deeper red and more equally spread through the cluster. See the photo of LED vs element. (Rear cluster is split in two brake and tail lights)

        Price is for a full set of 4.

        Same bulb as sold by bold-sport here
        4 pots brembo bbk
        Location: doncaster
        Collection Only

        500 cash on collection only due to weight
        Removed from my 2+ ed30
        Brembo 1le calipers (cayenne/touareg)
        Merc ml 330mm discs
        Aks spigot centering rings
        Mounting bolts
        Used apec discs (slight lip)
        Nearly new apec pads (800 mile)
        Nearly new pad fitting kit (800 mile)
        Hel braided brake lines 

        Just been professionally refurbished new pistons, seals bleed nipples ect
        Freshly painted in brembo red with new brembo decals

        Any more info or offers message me on 07930275984 as I don't get on here as much anymore cheers, Mitch

        If admin require username pics I can get these tomorrow when back at work where the calipers are
        MK5 Headlights
        Location: Hawick
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery Only

        Set of fully working headlights from a mk5 Golf GT-Sport. Removed these from the car as I upgraded the headlights.
        The passenger headlight has a small scratch on the cover this doesn’t effect its use.
        JL Audio subwoofer boot build
        Location: Birmingham
        Collection Only

        Hi I have for sale a custom made subwoofer box to fit a Mk5 Golf has carpet finish which matches boot area Carpet finish of a Mk5 Golf
        the Sub is a JL Audio 10 inch 10w6v2-D4 very heavy and powerful

        excellent setup was used in my Mk5 Golf
        paid quite a bit of money for this custom setup strong fibre glass construction.

        could sell amp separately if you just want the Subwoofer and build

        check this website of sub info.

        Genuine eddy badge
        Single Image
          Location: IOW
          Postage: £0.00
          Delivery Only

          Genuine new eddy badge, price includes postage