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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: Pescara's painted to order
Last Poster: shoaybmakda in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:05:07 PM
What tyres do they come with? Tread?

Where are you based?


Re: Car Stereo
Last Poster: MoMo in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:47:23 PM
thanks guys, so finally i can go ahead and get a decent car stereo, any recommendations or should I stick to the RCD330 or RCD510?

I just installed an RCD510 in my 07 plate GTI. Literally no problems whatsoever, which includes no battery drain. It was a simple plug-in and pla


Re: Some advice on loud intake Woooosh
Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:10:55 PM
Have you seen the price of the twintake?  :laugh:

Yes
But looking at 2nd hand for half that


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Number plate light turning off after 3 seconds
Last Poster: Nardoblue in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:32:36 PM
Evening all,
         I have LED canbus bulbs fitted in the number plate, had them in there for about a year no problems. Yesterday I get a bulb defective light on the dash and now my number plate bulbs turn off after 3 seconds. But they both work before being turned off. Anyone shed some light :laugh: :laugh:on this? :thinking:
Cheers


Re: New cam shaft
Last Poster: Dunkdafunk in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:27:28 PM
Cheers fjb


Both footwells on drivers side flooded and airbag warning light on
Last Poster: OneMoreWound in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 04:49:01 PM
Firstly, I’ve just signed up and am new here so hi, and apologies if I’m posting in the wrong area etc.

I recently purchased my first MK5 GTI and got it for a reasonable price however after a few days of rain I’ve noticed that both footwells on the drivers side are soaked through. Not only that but I’ve had an airbag fault light come on.

Anyone had any experie


Knocking Sound When Braking
Last Poster: El1M1N8OR in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 03:30:00 PM
Just home from a month at sea.  Brakes were seized after intially pulling away. The familar clunk of the hand brake.

Now there is a knocking sound when I brake at low speed and an intermittened wheel bearing type sound braking at higher speed coming from passenger side ish..

Any thoughts?


Re: Scuffing Noise When Braking
Last Poster: El1M1N8OR in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 03:27:36 PM
Agree with pudding the outer disc face on mine looked good but the inner face was rusty as hell only about 2cm of pad on disc, turned out sliders were siezed

Is there a DIY remedy?

I now have a knocking when braking at low speed and a wheel bearing type of


Re: New mk5 gti owner
Last Poster: Kee1994 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:58:45 PM
Just fitted my first mod :) ram air induction kit

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Re: mk5 gti on lpg
Last Poster: GTI DAZ in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:58:09 AM
If you're worried about MPG, a GTI isn't fot you. they're not over bad as is, what do you get 30/35?

the cost far outweighs the gains, cost of conversion? £2,000? still use 15/20 litres of petrol (£20-£25)per tank, LPG (£0.65P/L, 50L so £32.50ish) you'll so to run a tanks worth of LPG the cost would be about £50.00 - £55.00 apposed to £70 (£1.30 P/L) for 95oct or £80 fo


Re: What next after a MK5 GTI....
Last Poster: fast_eddie in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:37:51 AM
I had a chunk of money to put into something to keep me happy for a while until my new project arrived. I looked at everything around the 10k mark for ages. I needed fast (ish) 5 doors, solid depreciation rate but, what I needed the most was something that's only just been mentioned by Pudding 'under the radar' low key image.
A 5 door ed30 in grey fitted my needs perfectly. I


Re: Oil usage
Last Poster: Dan_FR in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:12:16 AM
R-Tech will leave the balance shafts in place. Lock the shafts, pulley done up properly, not just 'windy gun'd' on and they'll be fine


Re: bootlid mk5 gti lc9z
Last Poster: ady-uk in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:04:55 AM
Lc9z is metallic black

Thanks you are right my code is L041 Solid black

I have a brand new boot lid in primer (no glass) from Listers VW


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: GVK in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 07:42:43 AM
Had the car 2 years today. Covered 10k miles in it so far.

Only things I've done are :

Both rear ABS sensors & hubs (twice on nsr)
Left hand intercooler hose kept popping off. (New hose £70!)
Plugs and coils causing misfire after Stage 1 remap.
Passenger door lock faulty (new one to fit) (£megabucks)

So overall not too bad for a 12 ye


Re: High line clocks...
Last Poster: Sebas_theFish in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:45:15 AM
Had the normal controls on wiper stalk but no mfsw
This sort of stalk? If it was you use that to control the MFD, no MFSW needed. If it did have that stalk and still no menu it is possible that the coding has been changed so those menus don't appear in the MFD. [img width=786 height=78


Mk5 gti front fog lamp
Last Poster: Bully74 in Wanted on January 26, 2020, 03:31:31 PM
Wanted mk5 gti front offside (Drivers) Fog lamp.


Re: MK5 GTI genuine front mudflaps
Last Poster: terrier in Wanted on January 26, 2020, 03:00:16 PM
I had a pair which I took off as they just held loads of mud.
The worst thing you could possibly fit unless your prepared to remove and clean the sills every few months


Re: Polar fis on retrofitted highline clocks
Last Poster: Pudding in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on January 26, 2020, 01:33:53 PM
MK6 clocks might be quicker, not sure.   Like I say, over winter the boost was just an unreadable blur.  Electronics don't like being cold.  Over summer it was better, but at the end of the day it's still an ancient dot matrix display that can't keep up.  It was never built for that purpose.  If you don't mind display lag, then it's not a bad mod.

Didn't realise it could


Re: Final push for the MK5 GTI
Last Poster: Pudding in Performance Modifications on January 26, 2020, 01:29:56 PM
No idea what a Civic ef is but there's no brand snobbery on here that I've noticed  :happy2:   Every car brand has it's pluses and negatives. VWs have plenty of negatives  :grin:

I'm not sure a standard pump has much beans at 135bar but no harm in fitting the RS4 valve anyway as it's a ball ache to get to!  Yeah may as well attack that whilst doing the inlet clean  :happ


Re: Porsche Cayman 981 Black Edition
Last Poster: rex in Other VAG on January 26, 2020, 11:19:31 AM
Over the past few months I've been thinking of what I want to do - car wise.
And, I have absolutely no conclusions  :smiley:. But, here is how things stand right now - I will talk about the Golf in it's topic, I will concentrate on the Cayman and Porsche in general.
I absolutely love the Cayman. It is such a nice car... It is an awesome daily and a decent track car. I esp

Shoutbox

VW GOLF JETTA MK5 XENON HEADLIGHTS COMPLETE WITH BULBS BALLASTS IGNITERS
£500.00
Location: Luton
Postage: £40.00
Delivery or Collection

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 £500

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
Breaking 07 Mk5 GTI 3dr Manual
£1.00
Location: Haslemere
Collection Only

Breaking 07 Mk5 GTI 3dr Manual
BWA Engine 101k
3dr leather
All parts available
GTi Dsg For Parts Full Car
£1000.00
Location: Wicklow Ireland
Postage: £10.00
Delivery or Collection

As title folks,

Blew the bottom end on this so parts are up for grabs, I'll get pics with my username tomorrow when I'm back in the yard.

Factory Spec:

Auto-dimming rear view mirror
Rain Sensing wipers
Factory Fitted Aero wipers
Electric mirrors
Electric windows all round
Winter pack (consists of Heated front seats, Headlight washers and heated mirrors)
Coming home / Leaving home lights
ISO FIX
Blue tinted factory glass
Projector Style Fogs
Full Cream Leather Interior, heated front seats
Dual Climate Control
Standard GTi headlights
DSG Gear Box
Metallic Steel Grey

Modifications:
Black Vinyl roof
Colour coded front, side & rear plastics
Mirrors sprayed gloss black with genuine carbon covers
Smoked In Pro side repeaters
2 sets of mats, black & cream
Centre console bottle opener
18” OZ ABT 2 Piece Splits
(Multi Function Steering Wheel with Paddles Retro-fitted)
DSG Paddle Extensions
Rev C Diverter Valve (2 months old)
De-badged Front Grill
Standard VW Grill

Prices are:
Oz alloys 1250
Gti brakes 200
Front bumper 250
Fogs 100
Rear bumper 150
Side skirts 150
Bonnet 100
Wings 70
Doors 100
Gti headlights 250
Tail lights (standard red) 100
Bootlid 100
Exhaust 200
Leather 600
Gti suspension 150
Dsg gearbox 800
Turbo 350
Injectors 200
Coil packs 80
Auto dim mirror 150
Gti ecu 150
Gti clocks 100
Drives 50
Wishbones 40
Gti engine cover 50
Tfsi head 300t
Badgless grille 100

These are the parts I'm keeping:
Xenons
Valeo led's
R32 brakes
Evolution intake
Turbo back Milltek
Power flexed front end
Rns510
R8 coil packs
Dressing caps
H&R cup kit.
All these parts are gone but standard versions are still available.

Thanks,

Text below for more enquiries, the full car is for parts, thanks.

Parts are located in Wicklow Ireland but I can courier parts.

Ph:00353877641555 whatsapp is prob easiest.
Golf gti. 2005. Excellent condition. FSH
£3195.00
Single Image
    Location: Cleveland
    Collection Only

    2005 54 reg golf gti in Graphite blue. Full service History.
    Excellent condition. I have had it for over two years and it has never let me down.
    I bought it with 113k Miles and it has now down 141k faultless miles.
    Masses of work done to get it mechanically right.
    Including in the last few years lots of wear and tear items.:
    Full services with millers oil.
    Cam follower twice - done again recently at R Tech.
    PCV valve.
    Cam chain and tensioner
    2 x water pump
    Radiator
    Boost pipe, boost seal
    Discs and pads front and back.
    4 Uniroyal rainsport tyres with plenty of tread.
    Charcoal filter.
    Anti roll bar links
    Coil springs
    Cv boot
    Intercooler pipe.
    Drop links
    Plus lots if other little items.
    JVC stereo - dab, USB, blue tooth
    I have spent a lot to get all wear and tear items replaced to get it driving perfectly.
    A couple of minor items. It has a small dent in the rear wheel arch and a couple of the 18 inch alloys are scuffed.
    It had an R Tech stage 1 done in August and now shows 241bhp. They did a health check and said it was one of the best AXX engines they had seen.
    Drives brilliantly and the remap is fantastic.
    I have started a new job which requires long distance travelling therefore my golf is not suitable. I will definately miss it.
    Someone will get a brilliant car for the money. You will not be disappointed.
    Owned and driven by an enthusiast.
    Lots More photos via email.
    Based in Teeside, North East.
    Any enquiries pm me.
    Thank you Paul



    PQ35 standard and modifed parts
    £0.10
    Single Image
      Location: St Helens
      Collection Only

      All standard parts available as well as the below mods. I will start to break the car after Christmas now but parts easily enough to remove can be collected straight away e.g wheels, induction kit etc.

      More pictures and info on request.

      Contact on 07740177403

      Collection prices below, can do deals on bundled items:

      Golf GTI Monza 17” wheels with NS2R 100 track tyres £250

      Bilstein B12 proline suspension with nearly new OE top mounts & OE bump stops £300

      Shark stage 1 ECU kit £200

      Pioneer AVH-X8700BT double din apple car play/android auto multimedia system with USB-C hardwire £150

      Full VRS hatchback interior £150

      Genuine Audi S3 (alloy end tanks) intercooler £120

      Whiteline adjustable RARB with nearly new strengthened drop links £100

      Whiteline Ant-lift kit £70

      Ferodo DS1.11 front pads (half worn) £60

      Ferodo DS2500 front pads (half worn) £30

      Hel braided brake lines £40

      Short shift kit £20

      Weighted gear knob £20
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