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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: Dog bone mount
Last Poster: GPem3:16 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:28:02 PM
Guess i need to get under then lol.
Thanks fo the reply

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Re: Alarm 07 plate eddy
Last Poster: Geoffjackson in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:39:04 PM
I have the car booked in to plug it in to vcds to see if I can find the culprit
Will keep updated on my progress

Re: Cam follower
Last Poster: St282 in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Today at 06:58:26 PM
At least i can sleep at night now .
Thanks for the assist.
Looking to donthe dog bone mount insert now

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Anytime mate.
Dog bone mount was one of the first few mounts I installed on my car along with en

Re: Alex's Shadow Blue GTI
Last Poster: shannon-ob in Members Rides on Today at 04:12:04 PM
Car is looking great buddy.

Shame about the APR Mount. I may be interested in it tho seeing as i have a fully track built GTI. - Let me know how much :)

Re: lowering springs
Last Poster: Damian @ DPM in Mk5 General Area on Today at 02:35:45 PM
AP and ST do a 20mm kit, Eibach have the 15mm Pro springs and H&R do a 30mm kit.

Damian @ DPM Performance

Re: Upolstery/Carpet cleaning formula for Bissell
Last Poster: bobby_fodge in Detailing on Today at 01:07:45 PM
I have a Vax wet and dry thing and it's terrifying how much muddy water you get out of just one seat even after 3 or 4 passes.

I'd say it's an annual job especially if you have little people who sit in the back of the car.

Re: Rust! Warning: contains images some viewers may find distressing.
Last Poster: bobby_fodge in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:05:03 PM
Hi Pudding, please can you let us know the steps for taking the covers off?

I KNOW mine need tidying and my wings will also come off as I see some bubble on the top edge of the fronts of the sills.

Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: kharma45 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:51:34 PM
I had replaced the PCV a while ago, and had the crank ventilation pressure tested to see if I can figure out what this noise is but to no avail. Tried this morning the oil cap test, and very hard to remove so pretty sure it's not caused by that.

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Car doesn't feel down on power, and it's been doing it a year. Going to take it back

Re: Milltek vs Pipewerx
Last Poster: Powervalve Nige in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:26:26 AM
Top tip
Always ask what cat washcoat weight is  :wink:
A 5-gram washcoat will get through an MOT, but due to it being an entropic surface coating it degrades with use - so you have to wonder how many times.
The main cost element is in the precious metal coating, the greater the load the higher the cost.
If you can't get an answer or they don't know walk away.

Re: LC5F's Graphite Blue GTI - Sea Dweller Edition
Last Poster: Deano45 in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:49:07 PM
Great build thread and you are making some great progress....if you don’t mind me asking how are you finding the AP Coilovers? Thinking about a set myself ,,

Thanks fella - 
I previously h

Re: AC woes again - PLEASE HELP A SUICIDAL MAN :-(
Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 03:39:29 PM
Hi chaps,
Well to add to this i have just discovered something. Did an oil and filter change earlier and post completion fired up the car and left it running for around 15 mins. Then went out for a 5 mile test drive. AC came on sooner, as car had been running previously. Got home checked oil level, and left the car for around 2 hours. Then needed to pop out, so started car up,

Re: Adding bluetooth for music/handsfree to an RCD300
Last Poster: jacksosi in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:26:44 PM
Mine has arrived, but I cannot get it to work  :sad1:

It says it will automatically be available when switched on, but my iPhone11 does not have it as an option in the Bluetooth discoverable area.
any ideas? Cheers

Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:42:06 AM
Star... thanks bro

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Re: Milltek exhaust question
Last Poster: G-olf in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:53:20 AM

Perhaps mine was a bit lower then.
The position of the car in that picture is ideal to check, I held a spirit level (level) on the lowest bit of the backbox where it curves down to the centre then measured 25mm from this to the bumper line. It looks lower in the picture from the side?

You couldn't see mine from the back either, depending on camera ang

Re: Remaps and longevity?
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on July 04, 2020, 10:56:43 PM
Agree with that.  I'll give my ED30 a quick prod at 70mph to over take something and it's doing 100 in what feels like an instant.  I know there are massively faster cars out there but it stills surprises me the amount of poke a 13 year old 4 pot motor has.

Yep... there are

Re: Deano Candy white GTI
Last Poster: Deano45 in Members Rides on July 04, 2020, 10:56:08 PM
Small update with the car first of All ...The car in now back from the bodyshop the guys again did a brilliant job as always .Anyway they have sprayed the Whole of the passenger side of the car along with taking out some small dents no more dents and no more lacker peel I.m happy also ..I found the brake vacuum pipes had some splits on two of the pipes unfortunately you can’t buy t

Re: Joshy's Ed30 Build Thread
Last Poster: Joshy in Members Rides on July 04, 2020, 08:57:54 PM
So the ED30 has been sold now.
Sad to see it go, but enjoying the new car!

Here's a couple of photos of the Golf just before it went, and a few of the new whip.


Re: Cam follower worn on one side only 8k miles
Last Poster: Jb55 in Mk5 General Area on July 04, 2020, 07:49:35 PM
@Pudding full service history mostly vw , think two services was a little late but the car hadn’t done many miles in that time. Loads of paperwork with the car the sump has definitely been off and pick up replaced at some point will have to check the paperwork to see when that was.
The car was defin

Re: Flywheel/clutch options for mainly tracked MK5
Last Poster: brian_badonde in Mk5 General Area on July 04, 2020, 07:31:52 PM
Thanks for the advice, I'll price up a helix and an OEM dmf. To be honest though, the state of the underbody of the car is horrific (on the Trump end of the orange spectrum, check out the before/after below on a recent job) so I think it's only got a couple of years left before it ends up on a scrapheap...it's about 10 times worse than yours on your other thread! So I'm loathe to s


Mk5 GTi boot floor carpet
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    Location: Hemel Hempstead
    Collection Only

    I've got an original golf GTi boot floor carpet from my old GTi.
    In perfect condition with the usual VW part number stickers etc.

    Collection only from Hemel Hempstead
    Forge Twin Take
    Location: London
    Collection Only

    Selling my Forge Twin Take

    Great condition no leaks or splits

    No heat shield included

    Its still installed on my Edition 30 but will be removed and cleaned on sale

    Collection or can be sent via courier at buyers cost

    Location: St helens
    Collection Only

    For sales my WALK part number CA316. Great addition to the PQ35 platform and really does help with grip and understeer.

    Collection from St Helens or delivery at £7
    Polo G40 High Spec For Sale
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      Location: West Midlands
      Collection Only

      Hi All I am Looking At Selling My High Spec Polo G40 which has been Been Fitted into A Genuine GT Shell

      Please read Whole ad For full Details

      Spec Is As Follows

      -1308cc Oversize PY Engine Rebuild Carried out by Andy Boakes Who Raced the Cup Cars
      -Stage 1 Flowed Cylinder head By Racepower Motorsport
      - Flat web Crank with Cup Car Baffle Plate
      - Steel Headgasket & ARP Bolts
      - GT Inlet Manifold
      - De Wedged Throttle Body
      - Boost Return Delete
      - R1 Supercharger ( Which had a rebuild Recently)
      - Jabba Sport Induction Kit with shield
      - Machine Tooth Belt
      - PSD Tooth pulleys
      - PSD Specific Camshaft
      - PSD Custom Remap
      - Uprated Intercooler and Pipework Silicon Hoses
      - Stainless Steel 4 Branch Manifold
      - Jetex Exhaust System
      - Paddle Clutch
      - Larger Intercooler
      - Mocal Thermostatic Oil Cooler
      - Mocal Catch Can


      - Stage 3 Fully Adjustable Subframe ( Excellent Mod transforms the Car)
      - Polly Bushed Arms
      - Adjustable Coilovers
      - EBC Fast Road Grooed Discs & Pads
      - 22mm brake master cylinder
      - G40 Front Brakes & Rear Beam with ARB
      - 14” BBS Ra’s Powdercoated White
      - Rear Strut Brace


      - Red Leather Corrado Front Seat with Matching Door Cards
      - G40 Black Headlining
      - Sliding Sunroof ( works and doesn’t Leak)
      - Raid  Steering Wheel
      - Original G40 Clocks 160mph

      Bit About the Car

      This is a Genuine GT Shell that has been converted when an Immaculate 90k Mileage G40 got driven into by a DHL Truck ,
      The GT Shell Had done 129k Backed up by MOT History , Shell in in good condition underneath .
      The Battery Box Carrier has been Cut out and Plate Welded and sealed a very common issue on the MK2F
      Engine Work was Rebuilt and Carried out by Andy Boakes

      The Vehicle has had a New Cambelt
      Rear Brakes Cleaned & Adjusted
      Full Brake Fluid Changed when the uprated 22mm Master Cylinder was fitted.
      4x New Tyres
      Hoffman 4 wheel Alignment Carried out
      New Battery Fitted
      New Fuel Tank Fitted another Common Issue on these!
      Lambda Sensor Changed
      New Radiator Fitted Recently

      The Car pulls Very very Well! and Puts a Smile on your Face :)
      The Stage 3 Subframe makes Car a lot stiffer and Responsive and handle like a Go Cart!

      The Car Is 29 years Old So its not Immaculate but with a little work it Can Be .

      * I Am also Including in the Sale a Good Condition ATV Box with a LSD Fitted , Which has not been used since LSD has been fitted the Gearbox Place changed a Couple of bearings in the ATV and said the rest of the Internals are in good condition Have Receipt Of This Work Cost £1100 !
      Also have the Orginal Diff Too

      Also Have a Whole Box Full of Spares , Alternator, Trims , Spare Toothed Pulley Headlights , Coil packs , New Supercharger Feed Pipe, trims , Grill , Washer bottle , MDF Parcel Shelf carpeted ,  Relays And Much more
      Also a Complete Original G40 Interior ,
      SuperCharger Flange as i was going to add a 2nd Inlet
      Set Of Working G40 Injectors
      DAB Bee Sting Aerial
      Set of 5 Yokohama 45 profile 14” Spare Tyres
      Spare New machine Toothed Belt

      All Included in the Sale

      I have Receipts For Most of the Work Carried out and Original booklets 

      I have Probably missed stuff but will update as I remember.

      Looking For £4500 as it is Everything Mentioned.

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