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Post by damo_v5 Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:53 pm

Hi guys, I thought I would join the forum seen as I am also own a golf v5 170. She has been in my possession for just over 2 years now and is here for the foreseeable as it's a great family car and the other half said I can keep it even though we have a 5 month old baby and 5 year old.

So far I have done

Replace clocks with bora v5 clocks
Rline gear knob and gator
R32 trim
R32 vents
Pioneer dvd touchscreen
9" headrest monitors

18"Audi tt quattro wheels
Brembo discs and pads
Mk5 rear wiper
Hid 6000k
Black front grill
Carbon badges
Private plate

To come
4motion rear skirt
Piper back box
K&n induction kit
Full service
New brakes
Audi tt wishbones
Refurbed alloys in gloss black


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Post by R444SPY Fri Jan 16, 2015 1:32 am

Welcome aboard Damo, any pics to show it off?
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Post by damo_v5 Fri Jan 16, 2015 6:35 pm

I will post after 7 days I can't post the links for the images on photobucket until then apparently ?

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Post by welshv5er Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:16 pm

Welcome a long, looking forward to some pic's Very Happy
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Post by damo_v5 Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:24 am

Yes here are a few...
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Post by damo_v5 Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:40 am

Here are a few more...

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Post by R444SPY Fri Jan 23, 2015 10:35 pm

Looks very clean and tidy mate, you have a great little helper there too. I like the updated dials, gives it a newer look.
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Post by damo_v5 Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:07 pm

Cheers mate. Yes my stepson jake loves to help but secretly I think he just loves the bubbles lol
Its a very clean car for a 12 yr old car. Goes well too. Yh the fis went on my old dials so got those for 55.00 off eBay with the r32 vents too off the same guy.
The Rline gearknob was a tenner from scrapyard complete with gaiter lol
Got a few things sort at home and then I'll treat her to a few goodies lol.

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Post by damo_v5 Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:03 pm

This is the noise I am getting when revved... anybody got any ideas what it could be?

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Post by damo_v5 Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:04 pm

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Post by damo_v5 Fri Jan 30, 2015 4:25 pm

Brakes and fanbelt purchased. Now to be fitted on Tuesday. Can not wait

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Post by R444SPY Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:20 pm

Never heard that noise before Damo. have you managed to sort it yet?
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Post by damo_v5 Fri Jan 30, 2015 11:05 pm

Been told it's possibly the fanbelt. I'm going get it changed and then if it's not that the mechanic is going have a look next week. I couldn't believe how heavy the brakes are.... fuck me I looked a right pick trying pick them up with 1 hand lol.

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Post by welshv5er Sat Jan 31, 2015 7:08 pm

Could be the bearing on the belt tensioner, if belt change doesn't cure it !
lol cast iron isn't light too Smile
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Post by damo_v5 Sat Jan 31, 2015 7:33 pm

Yes also thinking that too will know Tuesday. I know lol good brakes though apparently fitted from stock

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Post by damo_v5 Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:36 pm

Anything worry about tho worse comes to worse?

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Post by damo_v5 Sat Feb 07, 2015 5:11 pm

Brakes are on. Replacement fanbelt sorted the noise I was getting... service has tightened everything up. Much more responsive and together now. Now for a wheel refurbished and 4motion valances... may get an induction kit raaaspyv5 what kit have you got for your custom job thinking of aluminium pipe from larkspeed with k&n cone filter or just a bmc carbon panel filter?

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