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on February 12, 2021, 05:38:12 pm
As you know we have moved to a more reasonably priced server.

I have setup this PayPal pool. Don't go crazy  :rolleye:  I think the hosting will cost 20 to 25 a month but maybe less.

I would also like to add an anti spam subscription which will cost 8 a year. DONE

Mk7 GTD Driver’s headlight. Does it need coding?
Last Poster: Pinin_prestatyn in Mk7 General Area on Today at 11:41:57 am
Hi! A friends 2016 Mk7 GTD has a faulty driver’s headlight and needs to be replaced. New they are £560 from Euro Car Parts. I can get one for a breakers for less. I have watched a couple of Youtube vids and I can fit it no problems. Question is, will the headlight have to be coded in? I have no VAG COM or VCCDS.
Lastly, if I went aftermarket and changed both headlights, would


Re: Keep spending or call it a day.... Cheap GTI Project.
Last Poster: oldskool.andy in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:36:41 am
Thanks Ollie,

I have ordered up a new genuine filter and oil but may have messed up by going for LL3 that it’s had all it’s life - it has had 2 oil and filter changes in the last 5k along with the oil only change and there is conflicting info as to what oil is best when doing low miles on time and date servicing.

I am able to check the PCV myself but everythin


Re: Emissions fail - no cat - stock map?
Last Poster: mjmallia in Mk5 General Area on Today at 07:36:44 am
A catalytic converter is a must for an MOT..........for our age of car anyway.


Re: Injector cleaner yes or no
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 03:35:47 pm

One of the well known specialists said that using the cleaners damages the injector baskets over time...
not heard that before, has anyone?


And putting injectors in a roastingly


Re: Rear brake caliper bleed nipple
Last Poster: Jb55 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:41:22 pm
@Sebas_theFish  Thanks for that bud  :happy2:


Re: Coding and Retrofit Hampshire Help
Last Poster: Dann in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:18:35 pm
Fwiw I just spoke to that company.

They can do the coding and immobiliser programming but may not be able to do mileage adjustment.
If it's increasing the mileage then they can, if reducing they might not be able to.


Re: Dann's Edition 30 - 1170
Last Poster: Dann in Members Rides on Yesterday at 11:29:53 am
I enjoy a good before and after cleaning gallery, please make sure you give us some photos of those inner arches when done!

How are you finding the Ramair??

Oh I will do. I'#039ve got a feeling it'#039s going to be minging under them

Also got some


Re: Are stock headlights sh*t?
Last Poster: LC5F in Mk5 General Area on December 07, 2021, 07:37:27 pm
Having experienced horrific light output in previous cars - let'#039s just say the low bench mark for me many years ago was a ur-quattro with standard bulbs - that was terrifying - nbsp I have to say I am very happy with my Mk5 standard Xenons, they respond quickly enough for screaming along country lanes and throw enough light on motorways to be confident.

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Re: Fuel dilution in oil
Last Poster: 44 BU in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on December 07, 2021, 06:01:02 pm
I'#039ve attached some pics of hpfp, maybe there are some tell tale signs you can see..




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Re: Reflex Silver - Family GTI Project
Last Poster: Golf_is_not_a_sport in Members Rides on December 07, 2021, 02:45:20 pm
So with many thanks to Mr Brian_Badonde (boh!!) We are now a little lower..

..But what a pain in the crack that was, lots of seizures here and there - but we finally got there and here she is:



I made the controversial decision to ke


Re: My little MK5 2.0TDI R-line build thread
Last Poster: kevinm in Members Rides on December 07, 2021, 10:44:54 am
Epic build thread! Great work!

Can you post some more detail on the BCM conversion. What standard mk5 modules have to be swapped also? Did you just splice in extra cable to bring CECM plug location to BCM location?

TIA


Re: Tool boxes / storage advice
Last Poster: James Woodward in Random Chat on December 06, 2021, 09:38:59 pm
In my garage, all the tools are stored on shelves, where I can easily find them. In the car, they are located next to the spare wheel, there are not many of them, so I do not use boxes to store them. I can'#039t say the same about my father. He is used to storing absolutely everything in special ba


Re: Calum’s pride and joy
Last Poster: CalMac in Members Rides on December 06, 2021, 03:39:16 pm
Look what came today! :smiley:



Brand new Nissens AC compressor, one step closer to having that functioning again, the condenser hasn’t turned up yet though…

I got both parts on Black Friday for a good dea


Rtech Cancellation
Last Poster: bobby_fodge in Mk5 General Area on December 06, 2021, 01:34:59 pm
Hi, I was meant to be at Rtech tomorrow for a map, injector and inlet clean, but can't make it now.

Maybe worth giving them a call if you are free tomorrow and want to avoid their waiting times.


Re: Very budget track build
Last Poster: Clarkj93 in Members Rides on December 06, 2021, 11:50:54 am
So car feels a little sluggish in 3rd and up at about 3.5k onwards. Its currently got about 80/100kg of tools/equipment in boot and back seat so maybe that'#039s a contributor but I swear I can hear boost escaping at a


Re: vag com engine block 94 cam adjuster
Last Poster: acer81 in Mk5 General Area on December 05, 2021, 10:21:36 pm
Weird. Cam phase position and actual angle are correct.  Why the spec is 24KW, god knows.  77% duty is a bit on the high side though.

The problem is solved!
I replaced the INA tensioner at the factory and the values ​​were good and the sound of the car was quiet too!


Re: GTI Track Car - Manual, Wavetrack Diff, Caged, Polycarbs, KO4, DB9 Brakes, METH
Last Poster: Clarkj93 in Members Rides on December 05, 2021, 09:36:58 pm
Getting more and more jealous of this build, big time...

It'#039s a Custom Cages fabrication isn'#039t it? Interesting you say you'#039re not happy with the front, thought those guys were meant to be the leader


Re: Help me with a scirocco facelift part #?
Last Poster: drval85 in Mk5 General Area on December 05, 2021, 05:02:29 pm
Amazing!!! Thanks a ton.  Just ordered one.  Give a shout if you ever need a favor from someone in NJ, I owe you one. 


Re: Revo stage 1 remap.
Last Poster: Dmns in Mk5 General Area on December 05, 2021, 02:24:03 pm
Did Revo stage 1 on my mk5 few weeks ago, mainly because they had £50 discount at the time and garage (Russell automotive) nbsp that was fixing my GTI deals with Revo. So I did stage 1 and Revo induction kit as well. So far no complains. They did tell me though that torque is not at its maximum just to preserve the clutch, they also gave a price for a new performance clutch in case I'

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