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New Member
on November 04, 2020, 10:33:37 PM
Hi

I'm new to the forum and looking to come back to the Mk5 again after a few other motors.
Enjoying reading up on a few things Edition 30 related...Some really great info' on here.

If anyone is thinking of selling their Edition 30 feel free to PM me  :wink: :happy2:

Thanks
Andy
Re: How To: EGR Valve / EGR Cooler Delete Mk5 TDI (BKD / BMN)
Last Poster: M4rkyj in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 05:13:35 PM
Hi everyone!
Ive just signed up and this is my first post here, purely to say a massive thanks to Jas for an amazing write up.
Followed it as much as I could, and managed to get the egr off and the dark side blank pipe fitted, removed the egr gas pipe, ended up hacksawing it because of the turbo oil pipe and the coolant return from heater matrix that are in the way, and


Matts 6th GTI
Last Poster: M77MWW in Members Rides on Yesterday at 01:49:18 PM
I'm back again...thought I'd throw up a build thread as things may progress.

More pics on my Instagram @m77mww

2008 GTI dsg
Genuine Xenons
Genuine ed30 Splitter
Oettinger rear bumper
Ed30 seats
Ed30 rear lights
R32 calipers
Coilovers
RCD360 Android headunit
Decat downpipe
Airtec intake
Unknow map


Re: WTB Mk5 GTi TFSi OE engine cover
Last Poster: GitFlog in Wanted on Yesterday at 10:08:16 AM
Hi i have a f6a 660cc twincam turbo  engine complete  minus turbo in south Australia  was a good running engine to my knowledge 

Im chasing a f5a twincam turbo 550cc engine from alto rsx if anyone has any or knows of one?

This is a for sale advert for an engine


Re: What did you and your MKV do today?
Last Poster: GVK in Mk5 General Area on December 03, 2020, 07:59:32 PM
Yeah the sound is terrible scraping and rattling down the road!


Re: Wishbone bolt snapped
Last Poster: LC5F in Mk5 General Area on December 03, 2020, 07:55:20 PM
Nope couldn’t get the bolt out, same bolt on the other side snapped aswell.
So breakers yard it is for the wishbone brackets.

Hope I'm wrong- but I suspect you are going to find more with bolts snapping.
Considering the time spent: travelling, undoing all 9 bolts a


Cold start on Eddy not working?!
Last Poster: 44 BU in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on December 03, 2020, 03:10:58 PM
Hi guys, recently I've noticed my Eddy 30, in cold weather, is not holding the revs on a cold start. It starts fine and within a second or 2 drops the revs to normal idle speed. Is it something to worry about, any sensors not working anymore maybe. Any ideas?

Thanks


Stealth Racing Stage2+ Edition 30
Last Poster: Manny_ED30 in Mk5 General Area on December 03, 2020, 02:30:08 PM
I Hope everyone is keep well in these very strange times.

So on Tuesday this week I turned up to Stealth Racing to have my edition30 dsg remapped.

Last week the car was at Rtech where it had the injectors flow tested and inlet walnut blast and runner flap delete. The results were 1 faulty injector which needed replacing.

Anyways, the car made 360.91


Re: Upolstery/Carpet cleaning formula for Bissell
Last Poster: Dsuarez22 in Detailing on December 02, 2020, 09:23:15 PM
I'm terribly sorry for posting here but I want to thank you because it really helped me to clean carpets in my car


Wheel Spacers
Last Poster: Eighteen88 in Mk5 General Area on December 02, 2020, 07:34:53 PM
Looking for some guidance/advice on buying some wheel spacers.

Any help would be appreciated.


Re: Front Anti roll bar bushes
Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on December 02, 2020, 11:53:30 AM
Thanks for that Kev. I’ll be doing a full bush overhaul in the new year, but opting for OEM B4s as already on H&R lowering springs and like the feel of the OEM shocks


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Re: Next car after your MK5 GTI?
Last Poster: FatWelshBoy in Mk5 General Area on December 02, 2020, 08:14:40 AM
Probably the new BMW 1 series with an engine focused more on economy than power. I think the Ed30 will be my last 300+ bhp car, too many mobile speed cameras and average speed cameras around now. Having had a Mk7.5 R before the Ed30 and after seeing the Mk8 Golf in the flesh I definitely won't be getting another Golf.


Re: Condensation issue
Last Poster: mjmallia in Mk5 General Area on December 02, 2020, 07:25:13 AM
Change the pollen filter for a start as this block up and prevent air flow and also check the door seals.

I have had a couple of Mk5's and found the door seal joints at the bottom of the car come away from the bodywork........which then lets in moisture that creates condensation.


Re: RCD330 with apple car play
Last Poster: chigmuss in Sat Nav and Car Audio on December 02, 2020, 05:18:47 AM
Hi All,

Can't seem to get a straight answer on this one question no matter what I read and where. I've got a 56 plate 2007 VW Golf MK5 GT 170. It's got the standard factory satnav in it at the


Re: Link Request | A4 Exhaust Tips
Last Poster: Deano45 in Mk5 General Area on December 01, 2020, 03:25:42 PM
Hi , not looking for much still in excellent condition so £8 posted if your interested..


Re: Mk5 GTI Exhaust Tips
Last Poster: Cian86 in Wanted on December 01, 2020, 02:39:18 PM
Sorted.


Re: GVK's Edition 30
Last Poster: GVK in Members Rides on December 01, 2020, 12:01:54 PM
Car sounds like a friggin wedding car at the moment towing tin cans!! Rear disc back plate has fallen off.

Also gone out in car this morning to find a cracked windscreen. Stone flew up following a car on a B road the other day, now 6" crack on ns.  :jumping:


Re: My 3 door Black Manual GTI
Last Poster: MattC in Members Rides on November 30, 2020, 10:37:15 PM
Nice upgrades!

Are u happy with the exhaust? any droning?

I think you'll find nothing but good reviews on the Milltek cat-back. I think it's just a slightly louder and definitely deeper sound over stock. Even my Mom likes it  :signLOL:


Edition30 Front seats (3 door)
Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on November 30, 2020, 07:14:51 PM
Hey Guys,
Apart from the one set on eBay, does anyone know, or is anyone selling a full set of Ed30 seats for a 3 door model?

Any help appreciated

Chars
Louie


Re: ELECTRICAL HELP boost sensor plug wiring
Last Poster: RyanPaterson in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on November 30, 2020, 06:07:52 PM
All I need to do now is transfer the three wires from the currently fitted plug with its broken retainer clip across to the new plug. Looking at the new plug, it looks like the plug is comprised of two parts, back plastic housing and a grey plastic inner which looking closely has some clips.


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Last Poster: ThomasMaymn in Members Rides on November 29, 2020, 10:06:28 PM
I have quite a bit to do. I have the front suspension to replace, entire wiring harness, new front "sheet metal"and a few other items if I get ambitious. Hope to have as much done as I can to try to make it to Cops N Rodders

Shoutbox

GTI MK5 engine under tray
£20.00
Single Image
    Location: St Helens
    Collection Only

    £20 collected from St Helens or Trafford Park.
    2007 MK5 Golf GTI Edition 30 3dr manual black 2 owners 141k miles
    £6700.00
    Single Image
      Location: Camberley GU15
      Collection Only

      posted on behalf of @DannyboyED30 (the second owner) who is now selling the car , of which I (@john_o) was the first owner from new.

      @DannyboyED30 states  :

      I am Selling my Manual, 3dr Edition 30.
      I have owned this beautiful car for almost 3 years now,
      I bought it from the guy who put the order in at VW and owned it from brand new...
      He used it to commute from Warrington to Manchester daily, so it's had some pretty easy miles in it's lifetime.
      The previous owner (a middle aged man) had Bilstein B12 suspension installed, Audi S3 front brake setup and also a Revo remap to really make the most out of the engine.
      This car has genuinely only ever been run on Shell Vpower fuel, the previous owner documented his ownership of this car in an online blog.

      Some photos of the car are here : https://photos.app.goo.gl/v7tjSUYrurm9wKcU6

      In my ownership I've had a

      Sachs organic clutch installed,
      the cam chain and tensioner replaced
      brand new rear brake calipers.

      The car benefits from a fully stamped up service book, loads of history and even the original purchase pack, receipt and options list.
      I've had the car looked after by UK renowned VAG specialist The Phirm in my ownership and have invoices for 3k plus for various jobs keeping the car 100%.
      I believe this car is mechanically perfect and will be reliable for many, many years to come.
      The previous owner had a couple of parking dings, which i've included pictures of...the wheels could also do with a refurb, but if you want a reliable and well cared for ED30 this is the one.
      Always run on matching Michelin Pilot Sport 4s, 2 brand new tyres fitted last week. It's just been MOT'd (no advisories) and had a full service carried out.
      It's good to go and be enjoyed by the new owner. Selling due to a house move and purchasing an estate!
      The Thule roof rack will be included in the sale, but not the bike carrier.

      This is a rare chance to own a highly prized Edition 30, with the unique opportunity to be able to talk to the only 2 owners of the car from new, much of which is also recorded on @john_o  s personal blog

      Next MOT due 21/10/2021
      Full service history, Black, 2 owners

      Any queries please contact @DannyboyED30
      Edition 30 Rear Valance -Pearl Black (Genuine Part)
      £200.00
      Single Image
        Location: Manchester
        Collection Only

        For Sale is my old Pearl Black Edition 30 rear valance. This clips into the upper section of your rear bumper.
        This was removed from my golf due someone backing into me at low speed causing surface cracks. (they offered to pay for a new valance)

        The surface cracks are around the the number plate area which I've tried to photo the best i can.

        The exhaust surround has been bonded back on by the body shop after an encounter with a high kerb a few years ago.

        Other than the surface cracks and some minor scuffs, the valance can go straight on. You will need a towing eye cover though.

        All clips to clip the valance upper bumper section are intact and there is no sign of warping.

        This is a genuine valance and was fitted to my ED30 from the factory.















        £200 - collection only from Manchester.

        Thanks

        Rich
        Sold
        Genuine VW mk5 Golf Boot Loading Sill Protection Film (NEW)
        £15.00
        Location: Thatcham
        Postage: £0.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Genuine VW mk5 Golf Boot Loading Sill Protection Film. Never opened.