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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: Carbon engine clean
Last Poster: GVK in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:22:46 PM
Depends how it's done, if inlet manifold is removed and the head is cleaned by scraping/walnut shell blasting then thats fine.

Things like Terraclean are not so good. Can ruin injector basket filters etc and not really clean the valves!


Re: New car: R32
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on Yesterday at 09:04:35 PM
Did you reuse the stretch bolts.
The garage that fitted them did which iknow your supposed to replace see how it goes


Re: LC5F's Graphite Blue GTI - Sea Dweller Edition
Last Poster: LC5F in Members Rides on Yesterday at 05:44:55 PM
Plan today was strip and clean the subframe, looking at it in the daylight made me realise the condition is too far gone for me to clean up, likely to take days of wire brushing with poor result...


[img width=589 height=786]https://i.vgy.me/K32b3p.j


Re: Guide to updating RNS310 Firmware
Last Poster: GTIEagles in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Yesterday at 03:22:45 PM
Any links to this?


Re: Gear Oil Leak...? help me diagnose what to fix
Last Poster: moukie in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:40:13 PM
Steam clean it so you can find the leak easier

Or brake cleaner as a more available option.

The garage reckoned they had cleaned it with brake cleaner. Doesn’t look lik


Re: Baffling knocking noises from VW Golf GT TDI 170
Last Poster: titchy in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:00:32 AM
If it happened after work just check all fixings are tight loose wheel?


GTI or ED30? Up to £10k
Last Poster: peter_booker2003 in Wanted on September 18, 2020, 10:54:23 PM
Looking for a nice ED30 or Standard GTI.

Ideally DSG and 3 door but would consider manual and 5 dr.

Up to £10k for the right car. Lower mileage and better kept the better.

Thanks


Re: Central locking query please help
Last Poster: imprezzaworks in Mk5 General Area on September 18, 2020, 06:21:08 PM
We are confident it's the ccm module thing. Ordered one with same part number and get it fitted next week sometime.

Fingers crossed 🤞


Re: RCD330 with apple car play
Last Poster: akashsp in Sat Nav and Car Audio on September 18, 2020, 02:43:47 PM
Hi All,

Can't seem to get a straight answer on this one question no matter what I read and where. I've got a 56 plate 2007 VW Golf MK5 GT 170. It's got the standard factory satnav in it at the moment (MFD2) and bluetooth handsfree kit. I've ordered a Desay 187B RCD330 which comes on monday and I assume I need a canbus to stop the battery drain. The question is do I need


Re: Struggling to find a decent ED30
Last Poster: FatWelshBoy in Mk5 General Area on September 18, 2020, 02:03:05 PM
On the Facebook group "VW Golf GTI Edition 30 Owners Group" there's a few for sale. You've got a healthy budget so posting a wanted advert on there should have something turn up. Its hard to find standard examples now, the tuning potential means its almost criminal not to stage 1 remap them. I searched for months to find my car as I wanted one fully loaded with reasonable miles and


Re: Please help: MK5 GTI stutter and limp mode
Last Poster: Mark_DF05 in Mk5 General Area on September 18, 2020, 09:03:19 AM
Yeah similar to above, I had same issues with the MAP sensor. I'd check that it's connected properly and maybe replace if not. It isn't too expensive if I remember.


Re: Stock Radio Won't Turn Off
Last Poster: LC5F in Mk5 General Area on September 17, 2020, 11:03:13 PM
I wonder if it could be a problem with the ignition switch, seems a strange one.

I've experienced weirdness with ignition switch and radios on other VW's -definately a possible culprit


Re: AC Issues
Last Poster: maxamplitude10 in Mk5 General Area on September 17, 2020, 12:24:46 PM
It was pretty much the next day I realised it was not functioning as it should so assume the gas was not the issue originally :thinking:


Pops and bangs
Last Poster: dazzamann in Mk5 General Area on September 17, 2020, 12:13:02 PM
Hey guys,

Currently running a stage 1 map on my mk6 gti, its got an induction kit and has had a cat delete. My question is, when i get my down-pipe fitted next week, will i get pops and bangs or will i have to get a specific tune to allow it?
FYI- the car is a manual so no dsg farts.

Interested to hear other peoples experiences etc.
Darren



Re: Big brake kit (S3/R32/MK7 GTi PP)
Last Poster: Rossimac in Wanted on September 16, 2020, 09:48:58 PM
Sold locally.


Re: Deano Candy white GTI
Last Poster: Deano45 in Members Rides on September 16, 2020, 09:17:51 PM
Another update ....New intake time but this is one of these things i was not going to do and put it off a couple of times telling myself i will hate it but how wrong was i. i'm over the moon with this intake as we all know their are loads of intakes on the market i narrowed it down to two MST/REVO I've already had a REVO on a previous car and the MST had Excellent reviews and the b


Spitfire
Last Poster: terrier in Random Chat on September 16, 2020, 04:27:36 PM
Now could be your chance to see and hear the mighty Spitfire https://www.military-airshows.co.uk/press20/nhs-spitfire-flypast-july2020.htm#sep16-18
 They do sound impressive :notworthy: :notworthy:


Re: BKD Turbo Removal
Last Poster: Stupots in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on September 16, 2020, 04:11:57 PM
@kevster996

Isn't yours a BKD engine too (same as mine) which doesn't have a DPF? Also, I had coolant dump issues on mine and it was a failed head/gasket. Early BKD engines are prone to porous heads, so I just replaced the engine all in one. Mine was blowing the coolant out of the expansion/t


Re: Instagram User Names
Last Poster: Powervalve Nige in Photography Section on September 16, 2020, 09:23:24 AM
Here's mine...
nigepowervalve
Cheers
Nige


Re: High line clocks upgrade
Last Poster: Usual Suspect in Mk5 General Area on September 16, 2020, 12:46:15 AM
Based in Luton

I can also fit cruise control

Drop me a Pm with your contact number

Many thanks

Shoutbox

LOBA high pressure fuel pump.
£400.00
Location: Southampton
Postage: £15.00
Delivery or Collection

LOBA fuel pump for Tfsi engines. This was brand new from LOBA in August 2014. I still have the receipt (somewhere😅)
OZ Ultraleggera HLT matte black.
£1200.00
Location: Southampton
Collection Only

OZ Ultraleggeras HLT in matte black. These are 19” and 8.5 wide.

Two tyres have 6.5mm tread and two have 7mm tread.

There are some minor kerb marks around some of the edges (see pics). Other than the marks, the wheels are in excellent condition, no cracks or buckles etc.

Electric Window switches
£15.00
Single Image
    Location: Gloucester
    Postage: £5.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Full set of genuine switches from my 5 door MK5 GTi, all in excellent condition.
    Sold
    SOLD -Headlight switch
    £5.00
    Single Image
      Location: Gloucester
      Postage: £4.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Genuine VW switch from my MK5 GTi, suitable for those cars with the Auto lights option & in excellent condition - £5
      Sold
      GTI MK5/6 Bilstein B12 proline kit
      £250.00
      Location: St Helens
      Postage: £30.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Struts have around 30k miles and 4 years on them. Top mounts and bump stops have around 10k miles and 2 years.

      Come with rubbers on the rear springs as well. Kit is straight bolt on.

      Will also fit the Leon FR, Octavia VRS, A3 TFSI etc.

      £220 collected from St Helens or Trafford Park

      £250 delivered
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