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on February 26, 2019, 12:32:35 AM
Sorry for the down time.

The forum has been moved to my server  :evilgrin:.

You should notice that its running a little faster and the search is working. Please point out any bugs.

When I get a bit of time I think an upgrade is in order with image uploads.
Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: DaveyBoyWonder in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:52:21 AM
HUGE update!

Fitted a dog guard so I can throw the hound in the boot  :jumpmove:

Starting to stockpile a few bits on my massive list on the previous page as well...

Re: Sill front rust query
Last Poster: JR.303 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:42:08 AM
Yes thanks I was already on it. I realised after posting!

Re: Which exhaust!?
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:18:15 AM
BCS.... no question.

Door Lock Mechanisms (again I guess) - Ebay vs VAG
Last Poster: MIJ_JAGGER in Mk5 General Area on Today at 01:05:35 AM
Any tips for getting the door open when it's locked (3dr car)?

I understand the door skin needs to be removed to fit the lock but can't get door open at the min!
Done this on a mates car when his drivers side wouldn’t open
I yanked the door cover off from the top, need

New member with MK6 GTi called Gretta
Last Poster: Dooge in MK6 Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:04:43 PM
Hey all,

I have been lurking for awhile, getting information and finding out about MK6's. After looking at a rusty white 2009 one locally I decided to make a 4 hour trip to look at a metallic grey one.

It was worth the trip! I was instantly smitten and set about bidding. I got a measly £25 off which ended up in the fuel tank but better than nothing.

Both drivers side doors won't lock!
Last Poster: Craigh1983 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 05:15:20 PM
Hi guys,

For a while now my front drivers side door hasn't been locking using the central locking so I have been central locking all the other doors and then doing the driver's door manually.

Now my driver's side rear door won't lock and obviously you can't manually do that one! You can hear it trying to lock though.

First of all is there any way I

Re: K03 to K04 upgrade - Options and thoughts
Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:01:02 PM
Ah i see. To be honest it don’t need it. The TC is mapped by R-Tech and having tested this on my 1.5 mile long test road (off road of course) with a roundabout one end and S bend at the other it’s absolutely brilliant. The s bend is taken in 3rd Around 60, and before the conversion would spin the wheels a little and promote an element of torque steer. Last night both me and my son

Re: Help the dreaded white worm!!!
Last Poster: Andy in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 09:10:16 AM
Welcome to the forum
On my 55 plate gttdi I painted my rear badge (look in the link below)you can also change the badge for the later one

Pirelli edition turbo seized
Last Poster: Redmax90 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on September 21, 2019, 03:00:27 PM
Hello everyone, I’m new on here because I really need some advise.
I’ve recently bought a lovely 5 door dsg Pirelli edition... rather than bore you all with the details I’ll get to the point...

Basically, 08 gti Pirelli byd
89k miles, serviced 1500 miles ago using Fuchs pro race 5-40...car is perfect apart from a high oil useage. I’d be having to top up week

Re: break pad upgrade
Last Poster: colesey in Mk5 General Area on September 21, 2019, 06:31:13 AM
I refunded your paypal immediately with an explanatory message. In the absence of a response after a few days, I assumed you didn’t want them and binned them.

Re: Intermittent Misfire/Rough Running
Last Poster: TheBALDpuma in Mk5 General Area on September 20, 2019, 09:40:49 PM
Well I just got mine back from having an injector replaced.  Running sweet as a nut now. Cost a chunky £650 though :(

Re: Clutch pedal sticking *solved*
Last Poster: svvg in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on September 20, 2019, 05:27:59 PM
I’ve got this problem with mine - 113,000 miles, AXX engine - can’t remember which gearbox code off hand... itms overdue a brake bleed, so will bleed the clutch too while I’m there (having seen few helpful threads re the need to brim the brake fluid reservoir as the clutch filler is above the max line....). Not holding out much hope - as too simple a fix! So may go down this route

Re: Edition 30 - Black - Manual - No.1994
Last Poster: Matimcfet in Members Rides on September 20, 2019, 05:13:48 PM
Short plate was from jap graphics on ebay, again quite pleased with the quality!

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Re: Mk5 golf gti tfsi hesitation
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on September 20, 2019, 04:29:06 PM
funny you should mention the MAP sensor as that is next to clean/replace on my list. If that doesn't do it, I'll be flashing a stock file onto it.
cold weathers coming and this morning it was 8 degrees, I was getting power cuts around 4000rpm. bring on the cold weather!

@Mackenzie79 the v

Steering blanks (mk5 gti dsg)
Last Poster: Sunny_V in Wanted on September 20, 2019, 10:45:02 AM
I need some of the above just need the covers so if anyone is retrofitting the buttons please let me know I need these

Wanted ed30 or Pirelli in Kent or near
Last Poster: Woozor in Wanted on September 20, 2019, 10:06:33 AM
Any ed30 or Pirelli for sale in Kent?  I’m based in margate for reference. £8.5k budget looking to buy straight away thanks.

Anthony. :driver:

Re: Upgrade on standard Golf mk5 Stereo, need a bit of help
Last Poster: loop in Sat Nav and Car Audio on September 20, 2019, 02:44:17 AM
I tried replacing the speakers and it sounded worse or roughly the same as before. This was after I’d upgraded stock CD unit to RNS 510, which was an improvement but not great coming from competition grade Pioneer head units in my previous Golf.

I put the stock speakers back in, I have the 10 speakers setup so 3 in each front door, added an amp that can connect direct in

MK5 GTI crash bar and bumper foam
Last Poster: Heb1802 in Wanted on September 19, 2019, 09:34:13 PM
Looking for a golf gti MK5 front crash bar and the bumper foam that fits onto it. Delivery to Southampton or within 50-60 miles


Re: What's the answer?
Last Poster: JR.303 in Mk5 General Area on September 18, 2019, 05:22:34 PM
Ha Ha OK, good reply. Thanks.


RECARO sportster CS leather
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    Location: Warwick
    Collection Only

    For sale i have a pair of RECARO sporster cs seats in leather. Great condition with only a couple of small marks on the plastic. No rips to the leather or bolster, these are a unique one of trim which was trimmed at the RECARO factory in germany, the colour is a near black bit officially classed as grey.
    Message me with any questions
    Ebay item number 223610645389 for images, priced higher on ebay due to robbing fees.

    Can anyine help with images cant get them to load via dropbox
    Full set of 2005 standard GTI lights
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      Location: Thatcham
      Postage: £12.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Full set of standard GTI lights which I took off my 2005 car when it was 3.5 years old so they are in great condition.
      Genuine R32 rear bumper Brand New !!
      Location: Amersham
      Postage: £45.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Up for sale is a Genuine R32 Rear bumper lower section complete with genuine diffuser and new reflectors. The bumper has never been painted and is in primer it has some storage scratches and marks and will need full prep ready foor paint i can conform there is no damage to the bumper or fixings.
      Happy to wrap the item and post it out cost will be around £45 but its at your risk or you can arrange your own collection please drop me a text/call  07772480088 thanks
      TTS Engine Cover
      Location: Southampton
      Postage: £10.00
      Delivery or Collection

      Audi TTS engine cover and mounting Pins. Currently, £140 from AKS.

      In great condition

      Local pickup is also an option
      VW RNS510 DAB SSD satnav headunit
      Location: Leeds
      Postage: £30.00
      Delivery or Collection

      The latest version, letter F/H30 with DAB+ and SSD HDD. Fully updated with speed cameras, V16 maps etc. Has the code card. 550 delivered or 520 collected.
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