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Forum Moved Again
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.
Are there any normal guys here?
Last Poster: Fanniefus in Wanted on Today at 03:07:07 PM
As I understand it, I’ll wait for an answer to my personal messages for a long time, so I am writing here!
Actually, I’ve on your forum a long time ago, but I had to register again - why, I’ll tell you later.
Recently, I broke up with my husband (some people know him here!), and I've been chatting on dating sites for 2 years. It's a shame, but it's true.

Re: Tyre Help please......
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:07:45 AM
i think we should start a caps sticky.. stating "Tyres to buy for Golf mk5 GTI - Michelin PS4" lol

Of course a few opinions on exactly which tyres, everyone has there own taste.. but PS4's seem to

Has anyone run 19" BBS CH026's with Porsche Cayenne 18z BBK Calipers?
Last Poster: RobC in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:45:40 AM
As the title - has anyone run BBS CH026's (19x8 ET50) with the Porsche 18z calipers and if so, what spacers did you need to clear the calipers?


Re: Part Number?
Last Poster: Superliminal in Mk5 General Area on Today at 10:25:46 AM
Go to www.oemepc.com, input your VIN (or search by model/year) and you should be able to find it yourself.

Re: Is the mk6 edition 35 worth it from a mk5 golf gti?
Last Poster: Powervalve Nige in Mk5 General Area on Today at 09:43:26 AM
I currently have a Mk5 GTi (3 door DSG) a 7R (3 door DSG) and a candy white Ed35 (3 door Manual)
I know which one will be worth the most in the future  :wink:  and the one which will be the most desirable, I'll let you all work out which you think  :happy2:

WANTED: Genuine R32 rear bumper/lower bumper in United Grey LA7T
Last Poster: RobC in Wanted on Today at 09:08:09 AM
Hi all,

As title says, after an R32 rear bumper in Steel Grey. It can be the whole number or just the lower half but must me genuine and in good condition with reflectors. However, I dont need the twin exit valance as Ill be replacing this anyway.

If anybody has one please drop me a message.


996/997 Porsche Calipers - what Mercedes Brake Disc?!
Last Poster: RobC in Mk5 General Area on Today at 08:10:58 AM
Hi all,

Im looking at the Porsche 996/997 4-pot front brake caliper upgrade but Im struggling to find out what front discs to use. I know they are from the Mercs but I cant find what. Initially I thought ML but they are 30mm wide and I think I need 28mm. I can find 330x28mm but these are from the pre-2011 Mercs which use M12 bolts not M14 so will I have to get them drill

Re: Edition 30 market
Last Poster: Lucky ducky in Mk5 General Area on Today at 12:26:03 AM
This is what this forum is about...opinions & discussions great!!
The 3dr just does it for me and must be red [img width=786 height=589]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190707/823cd8739de2d00acaafdc37865b69

Re: Not happy with suspension
Last Poster: Clart in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:00:01 PM
Ive decided to go to CostCo Bristol tomorrow and get some PS4s...  :driver:

Re: Lacquer Peel, can this be fixed?
Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:54:36 PM
Might be able to wet sand that then re lacquer. Get it to a painter for confirmation

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Re: Clutch pedal sticking *solved*
Last Poster: GTiWILL in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 08:59:59 PM
This is very useful GTiWILL, thanks for this. My 2005 GTI have sticking clutch pedal issues as well, I had a full brake fluid change done recently and Clutch & DMF replacement not long ago which didn't solve the problem so I gave up and lived with it. But seeing how easy this looks to solve the pr

Re: Best decat downpipe for gti mk5?
Last Poster: hussnainh8 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 04:45:55 PM
Value for money.. whats the difference buying a miltek or bcs compared to ebay decat?

eBay is sh*te quality materials. Milltek or BCS will be better grade of stainless and put together bett

Re: BWA to CDL Engine Transplant - PLEASE HELP
Last Poster: ljc19630 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 01:28:03 PM

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PD injector needed (SPRING ONLY)
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 12:30:20 PM
Hi all, has anyone got an old PD injector laying around? Ideally a 2.0tdi  but I think the 1.9tdi will be good enough. I only need the big spring from the top of the injector.
Looking for someone who’s got an old buggered injector laying around really as don’t want to pay for a whole new or used injector or set! just for a spring. Of course I’ll give cash for the spring if som

retrimming steering wheel
Last Poster: terrier in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on Yesterday at 11:43:36 AM
Anybody retrimmed their wheel. Where did you get the leather/thread from :happy2:

Re: 99 RON fuel in France?
Last Poster: rich83 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:30:22 AM
95 is fine
For a stage 1 map...?
Rtech say Tesco's momentum or shell v power

It will run fine on 95. It won’t produce the best power but there isn’t problem running 95.

Re: Would like to upgrade my stereo in my Golf MK5 2007 FSI but need a helping hand
Last Poster: The Red Warrior in Sat Nav and Car Audio on Yesterday at 11:25:18 AM
Not that I’ve heard of but I can’t say for sure. I don’t actually have the can emulator that I linked to. I’ve got the mk6 MFSW and a CH version steering wheel controller so it doesn’t need anything else to work.

Re: Handfree Bluetooth module calling/mute issue
Last Poster: Dogma in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:14:44 AM
Try factory resetting the unit.

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Searching for a set of R32/R/S3 REAR brake calipers
Last Poster: HowardGar in Wanted on Yesterday at 03:24:00 AM
Red bonnet /air intake and rear cowl Atom 300 for sale all good condition ВЈ150.00 buyer to collect from Watford or I can bring them with me to Atom mass

Re: White press stud that expands when screw put in it.
Last Poster: Octoparrot in Mk5 General Area on July 20, 2019, 10:35:53 PM
Try halfords


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
Sequential smoked mirror indicators
Location: IOW
Postage: £5.00
Delivery Only

Here I am offering a pair of smoked mirror indicators that have also been modified to include full length leds to produce sequential flowing indicators. 100% plug and play, brand new units

They come complete with all tools needed to fit, which is a long T10 Allen wrench which means there shouldn’t be a need to remove the mirror motor saving time and effort. They are a night and day diffence to the standard units (video shows agains my inpro smoked on the passenger side)

See the video attached in link below photos  https://streamable.com/1tet6
Revo Intake and or TTS Engine Cover
Location: Southampton
Postage: £10.00
Delivery or Collection

After much deliberation, I've decided to sell these. I'm not going to tune the car beyond stage 1 and want to keep my engine bay standard looking. Kit os for KO4 but can be fitted to KO3 with a bung in the re-circ pipe(not included)

Separate - £200 (Intake) and £75 (cover) Including mounting pins. Postage will be £10 for each or £10 for both items if bought together.

The items are off the car now, but I don't have a suitable box to send them in at the moment. I Should be able to find something next week.

Local pickup is also an option
2005 mk5 GTI - high spec
Location: Newbury
Collection Only

It is with a heavy heart that I put my much loved GTI up for sale due to a new car purchase after 10 great years together.

112,000 miles
Diamond black magic paint
3 door
MOT til March 2020
Registered May 2005
Bought by myself in January 2009 with 45,000 miles on the clock.
Since then, I have done the following mods to the car:
Painted side skirts, rear bumper and front splitter
R32 / Edition 30 rear lights
Lowered on Eibach Sportlines (about 2 years old)
Full turbo back BCS 'Sports Prestige' exhaust (about 2 years old)
S3 intercooler (about 7 years old)
RCD510 DAB radio
Passat window switches and light switch (chrome tipped)

It's always been mapped with Revo stage 1 since the day I bought it - it's running about 240bhp.
I have always run it on Tesco 99 Super Unleaded.

It's a high spec car with the following factory fitted options:
Black leather heated seats with electric lumbar support
Cruise control
Xenon headlights
Dual zone climate control
Highline display
Front centre armrest
Luxury pack - auto lights, rain sensor, heated and folding mirrors, coming/leaving home lights
It did also have the mega rare option of both wing mirrors being anti-dazzle (as well as the rear view mirror) but sadly they don't work anymore.
Not factory fit but I added Kufatec Fiscon Basic Plus for bluetooth calling. It also allows music playback over bluetooth.

The interior is in fantastic condition as I've replaced any worn bits over the years.

I had the wheels refurbed by Platinum Alloys in January 2017 as they were badly corroded with white worm (I've never kerbed any of the wheels). Sadly there are signs of white worm coming back again.

The front wings and tailgate were replaced a few years ago under warranty due to rust. The rest of the paintwork is the only real let down on the car - there are a few stone chips and small rust patches. Nothing that couldn't be easily addressed though.
Full service history including £2000+ of work carried out in the last year for new clutch and fly wheel, timing chain and adjuster replacement and air con compressor.

The car is in Newbury / Thatcham, Berkshire. I hope someone can love it as much as I have.
R32 Ronal Zolder ET51
Location: Hertfordshire
Collection Only

Refurbished December 2014 by Lepsons in VW OEM Bright Chrome Silver, never fitted.

£651 from VW

Offset 51, 7.5" wide

Collection only
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