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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: Ex Mk5 GTI owner..
Last Poster: titchy in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:13:50 AM
Once the VW warranty is up it will be off to R Tech they transformed my Mk5


Re: Golf gti mk5 - black
Last Poster: shannon-ob in Members Rides on Today at 09:13:22 AM
Yh I was considering it in the future, just trying to save up for a stage 2 map at the moment. How easy is it to fit genuine xenons. I’ve seen depo lights on ebay but the amber light doesn’t go all the way across like it does on xenons.


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Follower
Last Poster: chimp400 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 06:20:27 AM
Hi guys, just got back in the game with an Edition 30 and am very happy with it.
I replaced the follower on my Old Mk 5 some years ago but can’t remember where I bought it from.
Looking at prices they seem to have increased But there are some Kits on eBay from vag/Audi dealers for £46.
Does that sound about right?


Re: rns510 v16 new maps
Last Poster: loop in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Today at 02:08:38 AM
Anyone got V17 maps yet?


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Re: Buying a gti mk5
Last Poster: Toasted in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:45:15 PM
@Jb55 : Hi there!

Mine was sold to me by a good friend who had bought a MK6 GTI and wanted it gone quickly - I paid £2K - Mileage is 152K on an 05 Plate 5 Door with no optional extras.
He had it up on Gumtree for £2.4K with interest, however none turned out to view. I needed a car quickly


Re: LC5F's Graphite Blue GTI
Last Poster: terrier in Members Rides on Yesterday at 10:03:48 PM
how did the rainsports perform on the trip to Wales :happy2:


Hello all - Looking for a GTI!
Last Poster: CrippsCorner in New Member Intro's on Yesterday at 09:13:39 PM
Hi guys. I'm looking to move on from my MINI shortly and a Golf GTI is at the top of my list (mk5 of course)

Got a question... is there a facelift version? I'm a fan of usually opting for facelifts as most issues have been dealt with by then!

I'm also considering Astra VXR and Focus ST. The Focus facelift is obviously due to the different headlights, and the A


Re: Changing 17s to 18s
Last Poster: Gti_jay in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:20:19 PM
Good site lots of stuff


Re: AB08LMO Golf Ed30 on Coranation Street
Last Poster: Gti_jay in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:19:40 PM
Spotted that still! Must be one of the crew


Re: T-belt change time
Last Poster: Gti_jay in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:18:50 PM
As above get thermostat done


Re: New mk5 gti owner
Last Poster: OldGTI in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 06:47:45 PM
Nice car. I got one a few weeks ago and now I understand why so many love them.


Damp smell in my car still hasn't gone away!
Last Poster: MGTI94 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 03:16:28 PM
Hi all,

I bought a Mk5 a little over a year ago now (November 2018) and the one thing we noticed was a strong damp smell on the drive home. The trader told us it had just been valeted and we assumed the seats would still be damp - no problem.

Fast forward a few, cold months and we noticed that there was around 3-4 inches of water in the spare wheel well. We ev


Re: Issues with High pressure too low mk5 GTI
Last Poster: momo.mk5GTI in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 02:16:26 PM
Hello a litle update to with photos.

Here is at idlle work.

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Re: Big Paulie last meet 2nd August
Last Poster: Andy in Shows, Events and Meets on Yesterday at 12:28:41 PM
This meet is open to all vag cars if yous want to come


Re: Final push for the MK5 GTI
Last Poster: Pudding in Performance Modifications on Yesterday at 12:02:23 PM
Sounds great!  I had some Mavic wheels on an MTB years ago with similar technology but that style of bearing doesn't last long on MTBs, so they reverted back to cones + steel balls for strength.

Ball bearing turbos carry on spinning for ages after engine shut down, quite impressive!  You also don't get the same problems with shutting the engine off straight after a hard


3-door passenger seat loom
Last Poster: DanBoy in Wanted on Yesterday at 10:13:52 AM
Has anyone got a passenger seat loom for a 3-door, I don’t have heated seats, looking for one that’s complete and undamaged.


Re: K04 Low Down Torque
Last Poster: Toasted in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 03:16:52 AM
@Pudding : Ah! Thought there must be some truth to the upshift in Manual. Great to hear that it can be mapped out though!
I'm still keeping an eye out and the 'SemiAuto/Automatic' box is ticked now - thinking a DSG ED30 may just be the way to go...
Hmmmm........... colours........... !!!!!!!!


Dog bone mount bush
Last Poster: Andy in Random Chat on Yesterday at 02:46:41 AM
Thinklng of upgrading mine to these has anyone used them and are they any better than oem ones with the insert in the bush
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MFSW
Last Poster: ahsan82 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on February 22, 2020, 08:43:28 PM
hi all, just after some advise....

i fitted my mfsw today and had it coded...

but for some reason the arrow buttons on the right, wont change CDs from my changer, not sure if thats normal...

also when the radio is on, it doesnt change to those which i have saved, it will scan for stations....

i have a 2005 gti dsg.....it was fitted with a


Re: MK V GTI Engine Options
Last Poster: jimos1 in Mk5 General Area on February 22, 2020, 08:39:09 PM
Thanks for advice and replys.
Chain side failed, €1100 for belt, chain and repair.
I’ll have the car back midweek, I’ll give a detailed account when the car is back.

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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
Powerflex - FRONT WISHBONE REAR BUSH PFF85-502 - Brand new
£50.00
Location: London
Postage: £3.00
Delivery or Collection

Hi guys,

I purchased this bush set, but decided to stick to OEM bushes. These are brand new and have never been used. 

£60+ everywhere else.

Thanks,
Fazi
Golf mk5 genuine votex plitter
£300.00
Location: Swindon
Postage: £9.00
Delivery or Collection

Golf mk5 gti gt votex splitter

Used condition, sunded down and read for paint.

Open to offers

Message if need more pictures
Forge Twin Take
£250.00
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

https://www.forgemotorsport.co.uk/Twintake_Induction_Kit_for_VW_Golf_Mk5_Edition_30_Air_Filter_Originally_Incorporated_in_Engine_Cover--product--1277.html
MK5 Golf Gti Edition 30 3rd Manual Black
£5000.00
Location: Wigan
Collection Only

VW Mark 5 Golf Gti Edition 30

130,200 miles

MOT October 2020

6 speed manual

Black Magic metallic paint

Custom remap by PSI Tuning – 310bhp with printout.

Enthusiast owned

2 previous owners

2x Keys

FSH and specialist service history

E/W, E/M, RCL, Air Con, Cruise control, auto wipers and auto headlights, highline MFA Computer

Car
I’ve had the Golf a year now and it’s been fantastic in my ownership, it was a low owner well maintained car when I purchased it and I have spent a lot of money getting it even better, for the money and mileage you won’t find better for the age and mileage. The car has never been registered by the previous owners on the Edition 30 list so hasn’t got a plague.

Maintenance Work
Receipts for all work and maintenance carried out, all known MK5 Gti weak spots have been addressed and parts changed. All parts changed within the last 18 months.
New clutch and flywheel
PCV Changed
DV Changed
Coilpacks replaced to R8 red packs
Cambelt and water pump changed at
New camchain and tensior (with service)
New rear caliper
Cam follower replaced
Gearbox oil change
New main thermostat
Oil pickup pipe along with the service
Rear bump stops
New C/V Boot
New high pressure fuel pump
New Milltek catback exhaust (resonated)
Whiteline Anti Lift kit

Exterior
It’s in very good condition for its age, it has some stone chips on the front car but still very good, no accident damage or bent panels.  It has no rusty front arches I suspect these have been replaced by VW at some point. The rear arches have a very small quantity of rust but very minor on both sides, I have treated these but it’s not very noticeable, compared to other MK5 Golf’s its very minor and so small I can’t really take a photo of them.

Interior
Original half leather chequered seats, these are heated, they are in good condition, the driver’s side is showing signs of wear though and has torn slightly but it’s not in your eye line, picture attached.
The dash in in great condition, everything works as it should and it has a MK6 RNS 510 installed so it looks factory.

Suspension/Wheels/Tyres
The suspension is standard and in great condition, rides the bumps really well, the wheels are the original finish Pascara VW Alloys made for the Edition 30, and it has matching Michelin Pilot Super Sports all around with over 5mm of tread.
The car has been enthusiast owned which means it’s had extensive maintenance to ensure it’s in tip top condition and uses zero oil in-between changes.

Bad Bits
The wheels could do with a refurb, they aren’t terrible but do have original finish so kerbed and minor lacquer peel
Interior leather on the driver’s seat is slightly torn as stated above
Overall the car is in great condition and has no hidden issues, I will start commuting lots of miles a day for my new job so I have got a lease car as the Edition is too nice to use for this.

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