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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: Standard exhaust cost - Vs stainless
Last Poster: BigstickytoffeeGTI30 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:07:06 PM
 Had to change my original a few months ago and went for a milltek cat back non res. More than happy with the choice, just over 500 fitted, sounds great under load but not too intrusive pootling around. Much better than stock without question.


Re: Spitfire
Last Poster: LC5F in Random Chat on Yesterday at 08:52:23 PM
Or go to Goodwood revival they are buzzing around so much - it starts to get boring!


Re: Struggling to find a decent ED30
Last Poster: mk1mad in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:38:07 PM
I have also been looking for a  dsg, low mileage fairly standard car   for a few months now. Seems all the best ones are being kept hold of by their  owners, I think I may have missed the boat in finding one.


CANBUS
Last Poster: ahsan82 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 05:59:54 PM
hi all.....

im looking to change my stereo on my 2005 gti, RCD 300, but read its likely to result in battery drain.

does anyone know which CANBUS i should be looking to get to prevent this.

thanks as always

ahsan


Mk5 Roof Bars Wanted!
Last Poster: HJJKO in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 05:58:17 PM
Hey guys!

I'm after some mk5 roof bars for my 3door edition 30!

If anyone has any there not using and want to sell.. please hit me up!

Not fussy on brand..just something sturdy please :)

Thanks!

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Re: Carbon engine clean
Last Poster: titchy in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:30:39 PM
Theres a guy on youtube called diagnosedan he has a great video on diagnosing and cleaning valves on TSI engines


Cone Filter on stock airbox, Stage 1
Last Poster: ItsFluffyHere in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 02:57:09 PM
I’ve been searching for like 2 day but I haven't seen any threads discussing this, only ones where it’s just mentioned.

I’m currently stage 1 and my air filter is due to be replaced soon. So I thought I’d just do a DIY short ram intake with a bit of pipe and a cone filter over the stock airbox. Ik for real power I should look for a real intake, but I just want a bit of s


Re: GTI or ED30? Up to £10k
Last Poster: mjmallia in Wanted on Yesterday at 09:48:15 AM
GTI's are good as I have one, but hold out for a nice ED30 for that money


Anyone seen this before?
Last Poster: shaz1981 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 09:05:44 AM
Got myself a MK5 Golf GTI, long term owner of a MK2 16v, certainly one of the more modern golfs ive driven that give an oldschool vibe, its a bit tatty but I got it cheap.

As usual boost leak issues, sent it to mechanic to swap out the diverter valve, seems like my diverter valve is different to all others, unless the mechanic has removed something else?

Left


Re: Deano Candy white GTI
Last Poster: maxamplitude10 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 06:08:00 AM
Not seen the MST intake before, looks good.
Agreed the intake looks very nice


Re: LC5F's Graphite Blue GTI - Sea Dweller Edition
Last Poster: LC5F in Members Rides on September 20, 2020, 07:08:27 PM
How is it so rusty must have been parked in the sea for most of its life? That is an unseen amount of rust on a GTI....

Good Luck

Max

Thanks - Don't know where its been, except I got it in Aberdeen and was parked near the docks.
It was an E


Re: New Member, New Car.. My Bargain
Last Poster: maxamplitude10 in Members Rides on September 20, 2020, 02:17:23 PM
Absolute bargain, how you getting on with it?

Max


Re: BKD Turbo Removal
Last Poster: Stupots in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on September 20, 2020, 01:13:18 PM
My turbo is fine, but has a hybrid going on  :laugh:


Re: Anyone near Sutton in Ashfield who can give me a hand changing turbo on my tdi??
Last Poster: kevster996 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on September 20, 2020, 11:31:56 AM
Before you do that, take the air box and battery out, access the actuator rod and see if it moves freely...most likely not. Move it, use a pry bar to help if needed, spray some WD40 on the rod and push it in and let it return repeatedly this should free it up.

After that, take it for a good


Re: Depo headlights
Last Poster: crisnilland in Mk5 General Area on September 20, 2020, 10:26:56 AM
You need additional bits to make H7 and D2S bulbs fit because even though they are similar, these are two types of Depo Chrome Ecodes. The main difference is bulb type and the D2S headlights have a hole for the HID wiring.


Re: New car: R32
Last Poster: Andy in Members Rides on September 19, 2020, 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


DQ 250 DSG Issue?
Last Poster: Sn3akM3ister in Mk5 General Area on September 19, 2020, 07:53:48 PM
My car is a 05 with a 6 gear dsg(dq250) it's completely stock and has about 200k km on it.The dsg has been regularly serviced and hasn't been trashed too much  . Yesterday when driving i noticed when putting my foot down it will rev but the car won't really accelerate it also doesn't seem like the amount of revs is proportional to the speed i'm driving. And also in low speeds the c


Re: Guide to updating RNS310 Firmware
Last Poster: GTIEagles in Sat Nav and Car Audio on September 19, 2020, 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 September 19, 2020, 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 September 19, 2020, 10:00:32 AM
If it happened after work just check all fixings are tight loose wheel?

Shoutbox

VW GOLF JETTA MK5 XENON HEADLIGHTS COMPLETE WITH BULBS BALLASTS IGNITERS
£400.00
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    Location: Luton
    Postage: £40.00
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    VW GOLF JETTA MK5 XENON HEADLIGHTS COMPLETE WITH BULBS BALLASTS IGNITERS

    These are Genuine units as found on the MK5 R32 and other Golf models that has them as an optional extra from factory.

    Part Numbers
    Left hand headlight: 1K6 941 031 A
    Right hand headlight: 1K6 941 032 A

    Some surface scratches as expected from used lights

    Have had new brackets fitted

    Complete units Tested and working.

    Looking for around £400

    Adapters to fit are not included. These are another £60.

    I can also supply and fit these units to your car for a small fee.

    Also can take a little of with your old headlights in exchange should u wish to have them done

    Any questions please call

    07983 222 677

    Many thanks
    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
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      Location: Gloucester
      Postage: £5.00
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      Full set of genuine switches from my 5 door MK5 GTi, all in excellent condition.
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      SOLD -Headlight switch
      £5.00
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        Location: Gloucester
        Postage: £4.00
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        Genuine VW switch from my MK5 GTi, suitable for those cars with the Auto lights option & in excellent condition - £5
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