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My little MK5 2.0TDI R-line build thread
« on: January 26, 2017, 08:22:29 PM »
Hi everybody!
So this is a little introduction of my reliable mk5!
Bought this car from new back in august 2004.

Factory fitted:
Bi-Xenon
Fog lights
Full leather interior
Rain/Light sensor
Anti dazzle rear view mirror
Power windows for 4 all windows
Color coded plastic parts
10 speaker sound system
2 zone Climatronic

Actually never intended to do as much work to the car in the beginning. But I started summer 2016 spending som time and money on some upgrades. You can follow the work along the run on my thread here.


My main goal with the build is to keep the car looking as original as possible. So that's why I'm using genuine parts for all the replacement and retrofits I'm doing. So unless other is stated with a text or picture it's genuine VW/Audi parts.

Current upgrade list:
Interior upgrades/retrofits:
VW Golf MK6 R MFSW
VW Golf MK6 R Gearstick
VW Golf MK6 Dashboard + center console
VW Golf MK6 A-pillar trim
VW Golf MK6 Instrument cluster rebuild with 3D Tiguan screen and custom made dials to fit my diesel
VW Golf MK6 Headlight switch
VW Golf MK6 Mirror adjustment button
VW Golf MK6 Cruise Control + Wiper stalks
VW Golf Mk6 ESP button
VW Passat window switches with metal tips
VW Jetta fuel/trunk switch
VW Passat climatronic panel (from a 2015 car)
Genuine VW Discover Media 2 Navigation Unit

Genuine VW "AQS" Air Quality Sensor
Genuine VW rear footwell lights
Genuine VW interior doorhandle illumination front/rear doors
Genuine VW front/rear end parking sensors
Genuine VW Active TMPS (Tyre Monitor Pressure System) -still need to get the sensors fittted to my wheels
Genuine VW Side Assist
Genuine VW Anti Theft/Tow alarm
Genuine VW Anti dazzle side mirrors
Genuine VW door entry lights front/rear doors
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Rainbow IL-C8.3 speaker system in front doors
Rainbow EL-C6.2 speaker system in rear doors

Exterior:
VW Golf MK5 GTI front (complete front end swap with brand new VW MK5 GTI parts)
VW Golf MK5 GTI ED30 lower splitter
VW Golf MK5 GTI fog lights
VW Golf MK5 "R" fog light grills
VW Golf MK5 GTI lower grill
In.PRO smoked mirror indicators

Engine/Suspension
Bilstein B12 kit
Eibach Sport springs
Darkside Performance Alloy hardpipe kit
Darkside Performance S3 Intercooler
Darkside Performance AEM Air filter kit
Darkside Performance 4bar MAP sensor
Darkside Performance subframe spacer kit
Darkside Performance shortshifter from Audi S3
VW Passat front alloy hubs ( also with new Passat brake carrier bolts. )
VW Passat front alloy wishbones ( also with new Passat ball joints. )
SuperPRO ALK (anti lift kit)
Powerflex dogbone mount (red diesel)



Keep a look out for new updates.
I will try to post as many pictures as possible. But since most of the upgrades/replacements were done before I joined this forum there's no detailed pictures of the process of the mods that I've done when I wasn't a member.
« Last Edit: November 18, 2017, 02:03:04 PM by Christiank »
MK5 TDI 2.0 MY2005 - FULL OF RETROFITS:
MK6 dashboard - MK6 R MFSW - Cruise Control - Discover Media 2 - 2016 Passat Climatronic panel - 8 Sensor parking kit - Interior door handle illumination - Door entry lights - TMPS - Custom made 3D cluster - Side Assist - TMPS Highline - Veyron modded LED taillights - NQSBBK front and rear upgrade... And a whole bunch of other stuff!

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2017, 08:34:44 PM »
Very nice spec. Good mods planned. Get some pics up.
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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2017, 08:56:00 PM »
Lovely spec! Love these build threads where people have had the cars from near new etc. Oem is everything!

We love pics!!


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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2017, 09:05:18 PM »
Nice mods--get a build thread up in the membersection

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2017, 06:41:50 PM »
So here's some pictures with some stuff for the car.

Ordered a few parts from VW to replace old and worn out pieces.






« Last Edit: April 24, 2017, 06:07:12 PM by Christiank »
MK5 TDI 2.0 MY2005 - FULL OF RETROFITS:
MK6 dashboard - MK6 R MFSW - Cruise Control - Discover Media 2 - 2016 Passat Climatronic panel - 8 Sensor parking kit - Interior door handle illumination - Door entry lights - TMPS - Custom made 3D cluster - Side Assist - TMPS Highline - Veyron modded LED taillights - NQSBBK front and rear upgrade... And a whole bunch of other stuff!

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2017, 06:57:31 PM »
Tell me more about the mk7 climatronic  :drool:

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2017, 07:49:44 PM »
What you want to know? :laugh:
It's actually from a Passat. The mk7 climatronic panel has different temperature wheels that'll fit the Discover units. This one fit with the RNS volume adjustment wheel :jumpmove:



Light and picture quality makes the brushed black vinyl look horrible. Way better looking in that picture hehe.
« Last Edit: January 29, 2017, 08:22:33 PM by Christiank »
MK5 TDI 2.0 MY2005 - FULL OF RETROFITS:
MK6 dashboard - MK6 R MFSW - Cruise Control - Discover Media 2 - 2016 Passat Climatronic panel - 8 Sensor parking kit - Interior door handle illumination - Door entry lights - TMPS - Custom made 3D cluster - Side Assist - TMPS Highline - Veyron modded LED taillights - NQSBBK front and rear upgrade... And a whole bunch of other stuff!

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2017, 08:01:23 PM »
Nice.

Any wiring changes? How did you go about the panel?

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2017, 08:08:33 PM »
Nice.

Any wiring changes? How did you go about the panel?

About the wires it depends on what you have in your car right now and if you car is from before 2007

Bought a facia from a Scirocco and cut both into pieces and then plastic welded the parts together :)
« Last Edit: January 29, 2017, 08:13:59 PM by Christiank »
MK5 TDI 2.0 MY2005 - FULL OF RETROFITS:
MK6 dashboard - MK6 R MFSW - Cruise Control - Discover Media 2 - 2016 Passat Climatronic panel - 8 Sensor parking kit - Interior door handle illumination - Door entry lights - TMPS - Custom made 3D cluster - Side Assist - TMPS Highline - Veyron modded LED taillights - NQSBBK front and rear upgrade... And a whole bunch of other stuff!

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2017, 08:22:31 PM »
So tempted with this upgrade but just don't want to loose the oem finish of the facia  :sad1:

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #10 on: January 29, 2017, 08:29:11 PM »
I just wrapped mine since I wrapped the door plastic pieces and ashtray.. Some patience and some good quality vinyl the result will be good enough for the upgrade you are getting with the new panel :D
I'm searching the interweb thin trying to see if anyone ever did some illumination upgrade/retrofitting to the air vents like in the new vag cars. Would look so cool! :) - No luck yet though...... .....

If you car is from 2004-2007 you need to swap a few wires and remove some totally. - Don't have my notes besides me, but can get back to you with that if you want.
« Last Edit: January 29, 2017, 08:35:59 PM by Christiank »
MK5 TDI 2.0 MY2005 - FULL OF RETROFITS:
MK6 dashboard - MK6 R MFSW - Cruise Control - Discover Media 2 - 2016 Passat Climatronic panel - 8 Sensor parking kit - Interior door handle illumination - Door entry lights - TMPS - Custom made 3D cluster - Side Assist - TMPS Highline - Veyron modded LED taillights - NQSBBK front and rear upgrade... And a whole bunch of other stuff!

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #11 on: January 29, 2017, 08:53:14 PM »
Thanks already have the mk6 fitted on my 05 so should imagine it would be plug and play.

Keen on any interior upgrade so will keep an eye on your thread  :drinking:

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #12 on: January 29, 2017, 09:14:00 PM »
Thanks already have the mk6 fitted on my 05 so should imagine it would be plug and play.

Keen on any interior upgrade so will keep an eye on your thread  :drinking:

Yeah I think so :) I would rather have the mk5 clima panel than the mk6 :D It just doen't give me any good wibes and looks too messy for me hehe.

MK5 TDI 2.0 MY2005 - FULL OF RETROFITS:
MK6 dashboard - MK6 R MFSW - Cruise Control - Discover Media 2 - 2016 Passat Climatronic panel - 8 Sensor parking kit - Interior door handle illumination - Door entry lights - TMPS - Custom made 3D cluster - Side Assist - TMPS Highline - Veyron modded LED taillights - NQSBBK front and rear upgrade... And a whole bunch of other stuff!

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2017, 09:38:27 AM »
Finaly sorted out the last wiring issues for me new climatronic panel and also connected my air quality sensor that I fitted a few days ago. - Lovely not seeing any VCDS errors :D

Will be getting the DAB retrofit kit late today, ordered the one from Carsystems.pl - Really looking forward to this is installed so I can use the DAB in my new RNS510.


Other than that I'll fit me new cruise control stalk since the old old was revision "F" and need the "G" one to work the the CH control module. And at last I'll put in my new mk6 R line steering wheel :party:

Will post some pictures with the progress and work before and after tonight :)


Hopefully I'm getting my abs pump first thing next week so that I can get that fitted and coded so my 3d cluster can be fitted soon! :D Really looking forward to this one! Already got the Polar-Fis "kessy" edition fitted and a Premium Bluetooth with wifi hotspot etc..
MK5 TDI 2.0 MY2005 - FULL OF RETROFITS:
MK6 dashboard - MK6 R MFSW - Cruise Control - Discover Media 2 - 2016 Passat Climatronic panel - 8 Sensor parking kit - Interior door handle illumination - Door entry lights - TMPS - Custom made 3D cluster - Side Assist - TMPS Highline - Veyron modded LED taillights - NQSBBK front and rear upgrade... And a whole bunch of other stuff!

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Re: My MK5 2.0TDI build
« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2017, 07:26:23 PM »
So I decided finaly to swap out my MFSW from the mk6 with a new flatbuttom "R" one.
Wrapped the top part on the steering wheel so it blend in better with the other parts there's wrapped. pretty satisfied with the job :)

before wrap



after wrap


The 55W 6000k Sun Woif HID kit installed to match the Xenon, think I'll change to a 5000k in the fog since it's more blue than the Philips 6000k bulb in the Bi-Xenon when the car have been driving for a while.
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Installing the new RNS510, retrofitted dab and a premium Bluetooth kit while I was at it.



« Last Edit: April 24, 2017, 06:09:10 PM by Christiank »
MK5 TDI 2.0 MY2005 - FULL OF RETROFITS:
MK6 dashboard - MK6 R MFSW - Cruise Control - Discover Media 2 - 2016 Passat Climatronic panel - 8 Sensor parking kit - Interior door handle illumination - Door entry lights - TMPS - Custom made 3D cluster - Side Assist - TMPS Highline - Veyron modded LED taillights - NQSBBK front and rear upgrade... And a whole bunch of other stuff!