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Offline Deano45

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Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« on: November 01, 2018, 06:25:37 PM »
Hi ..all just brought this on Tuesday this week after spending the last couple of weeks looking ..anyway i have managed to find this.......

2006 mk5 GTI
Graphite Blue
62k miles on a replacement BWA engine
R8 Red coil packs + Iridium Plugs
Standard Air-box with BMC  Panel Filter

INTERIOR
Pioneer Apple car play
Scirocco interior auto dimming mirror
Cherry red hazard switch
Audi S line Gear Knob
Full interior led lights
MK6 switches 
MFSW
High-line clocks

EXTERIOR
Colour coded side skirts
Edition 30 rear valance
18inch Monzas 2s
12mm bimecc rear spacers
Puddle-lights
Electric-folding mirrors
R32 Rear lights
Rear wiper delete
Double reverse light lens mod
MK6 Badge on Mk5 slow close handle
Open fog light Grills


Also came with a apple car play double din which i am very happy with but need to sort the fascia out. 
Already getting a shopping list ready just lots of small things to begin with and work from their with this one i want to keep it quite standard looking and just enjoy it.


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Today got to work on the passenger side headlight as it had gone cloudy so gave it a wet-sand and some compound polish it came out great nice and smooth.......



Before

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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2018, 09:17:54 PM »
Hello

Looks nice and great jod on the lights.


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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2018, 10:53:02 PM »
Nicest colour they did the Mk5 in I reckon, looks lovely and the mileage is pretty low too. Plans?

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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2018, 02:31:13 PM »
Thanks guys for the kind words...going to start on the interior bits first then move onto the exterior this is what I’m thinking ...

Edition 30 front splitter/ lower valance
Edition 30 rear valance
R32/S3 brake upgrade
18 inch monza alloys
R32 rear lights
Milltek exhaust

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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2018, 07:10:13 PM »
First update since buying the car so decided to start on the interior first with lots of little things ...first job get rid of the rubbish auto-leads 2 piece fascia and replace it with the so much better Connects 2 fascia one piece which looks oem.  It was a must i was going to wait till my cherry red hazard switch came but just wanted it fitted as i'm still waiting on the switch.

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And Fitted

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Next on the list is to get rid of the ugly interior mirror and replace with the scirocco item which looks so much better in my eyes and still auto dimming.


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And fitted


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So why i was at that i replaced all the interior bulbs to led .. I brought a 14 piece interior led light kit from ebay and why i was fitting everything i found out i had electric folding mirrors and puddle lights which was a nice surprise. along with the kit came number plate led bulbs too which was nice.


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Also brought a mk6 golf silver switch set as my switch's  were well past it ..Unfortunately i have not fitted all of them as i need a new passenger side grab handle as mine it well worn and also need to fit the fuel switch too.


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And Fitted

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carried out a bit of maintenance and changed my cam follower the kit came with a new seal and replacement bolts..The old one had a tiny bit of wear.  But thats one thing ticked off the ever growing list of things to do.. Also ordered some red R8 coil packs and new iridium spark plugs from awesome gti so should get them soon.

NEW



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Old

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Also removed the bonnet sound deading as it was hanging down...i might replace it but i do like the clean look.......


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And last of all the rear vw badge i had one on my last golf so i needed one on this one  mk6 golf 3D badge on the mk5 slow close handle...perfect.

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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2018, 07:38:06 PM »
The fuel switch can be fitted without removing the door card  :happy2:

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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2018, 07:46:02 PM »
Looks good. What’s the part number (and cost) for the scirocco mirror and was it easy to fit?


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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2018, 08:01:14 PM »
Looks good. What’s the part number (and cost) for the scirocco mirror and was it easy to fit?


Hi all siroccos came with this interior mirror ....if you buy and new one it will cost £150+ but their are a few on ebay you can pick up between £30-£50  ......fitting is a 5 min job so simple  hope this helps 

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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2018, 08:25:15 PM »
The fuel switch can be fitted without removing the door card  :happy2:


cheers ....might have go tomorrow...... :smiley:

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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2018, 06:42:28 PM »
So this happened today...decided to get a new set of new key covers to refresh mine as they were in a bit of a state....its a cheap and easy mod i now have two great looking fobs.




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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2018, 08:03:10 PM »
So.. some more progress.. Maintenance first i brought some new Audi R8 red coil packs and some NGK iridium sparks plugs a week and half ago so i thought it was about time i got them fitted ...looks like just in time a know the sparks plugs were replaced by the previous owner in Jan 18  but one of the coil packs broke off and was still attached to the plug requiring long nose pliers to save the day.



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And Fitted




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Next little job on the list was to fit the Cherry red hazard switch.  Which i have been waiting for from china ..only took 7 days to get to me and the build and quality are excellent.




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And Fitted




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Last of all was a black Friday Deal from EuroWagens which i could not refuse a brand new set of R32 rear light and we all know they are so much better than the standard gti ones ..I've been looking for a set of these from day one of getting another golf but these lights seem to hold crazy money on ebay second hand so thank-you Eurowagens for that cracking deal.



R32 lights have arrived

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So thought i'd might as well do the fog light mod why i was at it..............................................................................


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And Done............




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And all fitted



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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2018, 08:25:09 PM »
Can you explain what the for light mod is please

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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2018, 08:56:43 PM »
Can you explain what the for light mod is please

yeah sure where your fog light is... Their is usually a red disc for the light to shine through i have removed that and replaced it with my spare reverse light disc from my old lights so both sides of the lights are the same  the only other thing to do is get a red bulb for the fog light....... One of the pictures shows the removal of the discs ....hope this helps

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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2018, 09:43:12 PM »
Thanks for that. I have those same rear lights so may give that a go.

How much hassle was the cherry hazard switch to do? The original one does look dated I think.

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Re: Deano Graphite Blue GTI
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2018, 10:40:13 PM »
Thanks for that. I have those same rear lights so may give that a go.

How much hassle was the cherry hazard switch to do? The original one does look dated I think.

Not hard at all a 10 min job ..all you need to do:

1:Remove the vent at the top
2:remove the inner plastic tray
3: remove x2 T20 screws
4: ease up the top cover
5: unplug and remove the hazard switch by pushing x2 taps together and pull out from behind.

Job done!


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