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VOLKSWAGEN => Mk5 Golf - Jetta - Eos => Topic started by: RS ZWEI on March 04, 2007, 08:20:16 pm

Title: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RS ZWEI on March 04, 2007, 08:20:16 pm

What car do you have?

Year/Model/Engine/Colour/Spec/etc.

Modifications and plans?

Photos as well.
 
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: R32 Simon on April 06, 2007, 12:30:15 pm
Well I might as well be the first one to put up a Mk5.

2006 MK5 R32 in Black Magic, DSG, VW Motorsports seats.

Modifications:

H&R Springs
Miltek Cat Back
Euro Plate
Different VW wheels (forgot the name of them!)

I may chip it, but I am saving for an RS4!!!!!!!!!!

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on April 24, 2007, 02:43:56 pm
Looks great! Can we see some interior shots please?  ;)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HandsomeDan on April 24, 2007, 03:58:04 pm
Looks great! Can we see some interior shots please?  ;)

You SO want one, don't you?

;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on April 24, 2007, 04:43:00 pm
Yes please sir!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: R32 Simon on April 27, 2007, 07:25:09 am
The R32 looks so much better with the Miltek on its bum now, i am just about to open a cafe in Ponsonby and i just cant believe how many MK5 R32,s there are! I am so glad i did the mods on it, makes the car really stand out!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RS ZWEI on April 27, 2007, 07:31:42 am
The R32 looks so much better with the Miltek on its bum now, i am just about to open a cafe in Ponsonby and i just cant believe how many MK5 R32,s there are! I am so glad i did the mods on it, makes the car really stand out!

A cafe Simon? Thats something a little different for you :)

Who knows, could turn into a bit of a VASK hang out for Auckland members?

Whats the low down with the Cafe Simon?


Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on April 27, 2007, 10:43:21 am
Yea, I want first-hand cafe goss. Where in Ponsonby?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HandsomeDan on April 27, 2007, 10:51:42 am
You just want to go and drool over the leather in the Mk5, don;t you MsGTi? ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on April 27, 2007, 10:52:53 am
It can be my exclusive seat at the cafe.  I'll order from the driver's seat!  :D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Filx on April 27, 2007, 01:22:48 pm
Car is looking good Simon! Certainly plenty of Mk5 R32s about and a few subtle changes like you've made gives them the well deserved more muscular look. The stock wheel/tire package lets them down badly IMO.

Any update on your cafe? If you do a damn good flat white and decent scrambled eggs and bacon you can count me in as a regular patron!  ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HandsomeDan on April 27, 2007, 01:42:14 pm
*cough*Freebies*cough*
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: R32 Simon on April 28, 2007, 06:08:54 pm
Yes it is a very different path for me with the café, I will still be running the sales for Akzo in NZ though.

It’s going to be called Café Bliss, the R32 will be sign written this week.

You are all more than welcome, and you will ALL get a VASK discount!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RS ZWEI on April 28, 2007, 06:12:16 pm
Yes it is a very different path for me with the café, I will still be running the sales for Akzo in NZ though.

It’s going to be called Café Bliss, the R32 will be sign written this week.

You are all more than welcome, and you will ALL get a VASK discount!


Sweet, good luck with the cafe Simon.

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: R32 Simon on April 28, 2007, 06:13:43 pm
Sorry the address is 286 Ponsonby Road, should be open next Friday
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on April 29, 2007, 01:27:25 pm
Yes it is a very different path for me with the café, I will still be running the sales for Akzo in NZ though.

It?s going to be called Café Bliss, the R32 will be sign written this week.

You are all more than welcome, and you will ALL get a VASK discount!


Don't ruin the caaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrr!!!!

Who did your logo Simon?

I lunch in Ponsonby all the time (I mean hell, I do drive a Golf!).  See you there sometime :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: old4130 on April 29, 2007, 02:59:52 pm
Being a local..
Will definately stop by for a coffee & to say hi
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: R32 Simon on April 29, 2007, 05:49:40 pm
A company called "Rocket Signtists" have designed all the logos, menu board and signage, the original “Bliss” logo I bought as art work from a Christchurch artist.

Come on Ms GTI, the R32 will stand out big time with the Bliss logo’s all over it, i have it on a PDF file but its too big to post, and I am sure if my partner Liesje gave you the keys for a drive you would agree? Lol.

Anybody from VASK will get a buy one get one free coffee, just mention this to Liesje, look forward to seeing you all!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on April 30, 2007, 12:12:54 pm
Actually yea, I may have seen that artwork before (or something similar), as it looked kinda familiar.  Rocket Signtists are great. Weren't they formerly Signing On?

Um yes, your car could be covered in a multitude of undesirable substances and I'd still take it for a spin!

Look forward to my buy one get one free - thanks Simon!

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Natesgti on May 28, 2007, 06:20:43 pm
Hey simon, hows your cafe going? I work in ponsonby, might get a coffee one day :-) You got a good coffeemaker?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on May 28, 2007, 09:16:25 pm
The coffee's great and the soup is even better.  ;)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Natesgti on May 28, 2007, 09:48:58 pm
Whereabouts is it? No numbers please, just landmarks!  :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on May 28, 2007, 10:08:55 pm
1st left-hand corner at Three Lamps before ped crossing heading toward Herne Bay.  You can't miss the bright red Bliss logos.  ;)

(does that make sense?)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Natesgti on May 28, 2007, 10:22:19 pm
yeah, kinda you mean down right down one side of ponsonby rd? Near the Belgium Beer Cafe?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on May 28, 2007, 10:53:47 pm
Close, not that far through.  On the corner of Ponsonby Rd and Cowan St.
http://www.smaps.co.nz/nz/auckland/freemans+bay/ponsonby+road/271/
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: R32 Simon on May 29, 2007, 04:44:55 pm
Thanks for the map!! free coffee for you this weekend!!!

We have an award winning coffee maker, a guy today tipped $5 on a $3 flat white said it was the best coffee he had ever had!!!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Turbo on May 29, 2007, 04:47:21 pm
Thanks for the map!! free coffee for you this weekend!!!

We have an award winning coffee maker, a guy today tipped $5 on a $3 flat white said it was the best coffee he had ever had!!!

did you say "thanks dad" ?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Natesgti on May 29, 2007, 05:08:34 pm
Mint, ill come in on saturday haha.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on May 29, 2007, 09:24:52 pm
Thanks for the map!! free coffee for you this weekend!!!


Sounds good to me!  See you soon...  ;)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Natesgti on June 04, 2007, 12:00:39 pm
Thanks for the map!! free coffee for you this weekend!!!

We have an award winning coffee maker, a guy today tipped $5 on a $3 flat white said it was the best coffee he had ever had!!!
hey dude, saw your car at Pt Chev beach yesterday, didnt know if you were the guy standing in front so we just drove off. looks mint tho!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: madmax100 on July 14, 2007, 09:05:44 pm
Hi, bargain of the century!!! the new 30th edition GTI is a true wolf in disguise. The engine is not a std gti, its basically a S3 motor, with the KC04 turbo and other mods. I brought one last month in red, dsg etc nice with the 230hp but I knew it could do more. Look below the surface and you shall find a engine that could be remapped to preform alot better. I looked at superchips UK and yes they have remapped a edition 30 to a whopping 307hp that is 228kw. Well to cut a long story short I just upgraded my wifes car with the bluefin product......and wow what a car......this car with the upgrade turns in to a beast from hell. Yes putting the power down through 2 wheels is not easy but it can handle it, and what you get is 1336kg of car and 228kw of smooth delivering power that is close to a super car. 180mph/290kph and a 0 to 100 in around 5 secs I haven't been able to measure it.....but bloody fast. I have'nt had this much fun since getting chased by the police as a teenager in my MK1 lotus cortina and that was slow. So if you smart you will look at grabbing one of these babies, remember only 30 coming to NZ. I was so impressed I just ordered another 1 as my wife does'nt like me driving hers, mine is black which I get next week. Don't delay as there are only a few left for sale, so re-mortgage the house, sell the kids, sell the wife, win lotto. Just do it. Cheers MM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Lwc8eB9lHQ
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: SOFTLAD on July 14, 2007, 10:09:01 pm
Tiff Needle is a  GOD on the track this is a good ad for the new GTI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKxCT1UK_sE (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKxCT1UK_sE)

There was a clip of him driving the ford Puma a couple of years back when it was vote Top Gears car of the year I think it was Quentin Wilson who sat in the back without his seat belt on and ended up doing sumasaults as Tiff balanced it on the edge
I'll say it again Tiff is GOD >:D >:D >:D >:D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: R32 Simon on July 15, 2007, 08:18:27 am
Sounds great fun Madmax100 and the car sounds like a complete mad man!  >:D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Lane hog's and keep left rule %-)
Post by: madmax100 on July 15, 2007, 03:46:15 pm
Thanks, a lot of fun. Question: What is it with Auckland drivers who hog the outside lane doing 90-100kph? haven't they heard of the keep left rule unless they overtaking. Only in NZ, sorry to the guy in the Honda people mover today doing 90k's up a hill with his finger up his backside on the northern motorway, he got a little upset when I under took him.....for some reason his lights seem to be flashing. I was 'nt going that much faster, yet they feel they have the right to control our road use and lane hog.

What is it with the police they can only nick people for speeding, why not the stuffed turkeys for lane hogging???? I suppose its easy to nick people for a instant fine than it is to nick those that cause frustration on our motorways. Come on boys in blue wake up and stop collecting tax and think about road safety and dealing to poor driving skill.
I have driven for 18 years in NZ never have had a speeding ticket from a police car (have had a few from those white dustbins that sit on the side of the road in the most odd places....road safety....yeh right.... I drink tui's too. Well that's my moan for Sunday, back to work tomorrow, have fun and  enjoy your week. Cheers MM
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: 57oval on June 30, 2008, 09:01:35 pm
What car do you have?

Year/Model/Engine/Colour/Spec/etc.

Modifications and plans?

Photos as well.
 

08 MK5 GTI BMP with the DSG box. Had it now for about 6 weeks, totally addicted to the driving experience, 6500 k's already!!

I will keep the car completely stock original. I have owned many air-cooled beetles/kombi's and have always appreciated the opportunity to own old original cars more than anything else.

The wife owns a MK4 that we bought from John(vert1), thanks John, has been an awesome little car so far. Our garage looks great with both cars together.

I have been on holiday for the last couple of weeks and have pretty much done nothing else but blast around the South Island.

My first good drive was from ChCh, across the Arthur's Pass, around lake Brunner, back over the Lewis Pass, Hanmer Springs then back to ChCh, no tickets.

Next was a drive south to Oamaru, catch up with some friends, inland to Waimate, Kurow, then onto Otematata, Omarama, north Twizel, Lake Pukaki, onto Fairlie, Geraldine, Ashburton then home, no tickets.

Next up was with the family to Queenstown, getting there saw us head back over Arthur's Pass to the West Coast, south through Hokitika, Hasst and on down to Wanaka then to Queenstown, no tickets. 10 hr road trip and could have turned around and done it again, the driving position and comfort is near on perfect for me.

On the way back from Queenstown, we headed south to Alexandra then across country taking in the 'Pig Route', some of the best driving roads there are!! Mile after mile of outstanding driving roads with no traffic, except for the one cop!! Hit the east coast south of Oamaru, turned north and on up through Oamaru, Timaru, Ashburton and on home. 1 ticket!!

To bring up the 6500 k's saw a quick trip up to Nelson, north out of ChCh, up through Culverden, past Hanmer, Springs Junction, Murchison to Nelson. Next day, caught up with some friends before heading south again before cutting across to Blenheim, south to Kaikoura before heading inland past Mt Lyford to Culverden then back out to SH1 before pointing my nose for home, no tickets.

For those of you that know these roads, you will know that they are some of the best. Mind blowing scenery, unpopulated, and with the MK5, a simply outstanding car to travel them in. Only having to go back to work stopped me going further.

I've prattled on enough about my travels and only briefly mentioned the car itself. To do that many K's in a few short weeks, I think tells you how much I love this car, i can't stop driving it, simple.

Struggled to upload some photo's, check some here ........ http://www.flickr.com/photos/11966916@N07/
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: 80 Vert on July 01, 2008, 07:48:39 am
Holy crap 6500 kms already!! You don't muck around then do you.
Looks very nice, easy to see why so many people like them  :laugh:
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Freezinghot on July 01, 2008, 08:19:16 pm
Nice GTI in black. (is there any other colour for a golf!!!)

Your description of your travels makes me want to go on a roadtrip in my golf :'(

Id love to get a new GTI now. How much did it cost you?

FH.

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: 57oval on July 02, 2008, 07:16:33 am

How much did it cost you?


I have been into air-cooled VW's for many many years and have always enjoyed seeing one owner cars and the history that is built as the years tick over. That was my main motivation to buy new, so had to pay plenty. There are a ton of good used MK5's on the market, but they would never be the one owner car I hankered for. For me, it just adds something very special to the experience.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: MarkRTC on July 03, 2008, 01:39:53 pm
I've just bought a 2008 spec GTI DSG, Black Magic, Leather, Sunroof, Bluetooth, Ipod Connection, 18" Wheels, tinted windows, Euro plates.

Had the engine management software upgrade by Revo - taken the stock 200bhp/147kw up to 260bhp/191kw and 387nm of torque (thats the same as the Audi 4.2L V8).  Runs like a bat out of hell.

Badly need a radar detector...  :police:
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RS ZWEI on July 03, 2008, 03:38:23 pm
I've just bought a 2008 spec GTI DSG, Black Magic, Leather, Sunroof, Bluetooth, Ipod Connection, 18" Wheels, tinted windows, Euro plates.

Had the engine management software upgrade by Revo - taken the stock 200bhp/147kw up to 260bhp/191kw and 387nm of torque (thats the same as the Audi 4.2L V8).  Runs like a bat out of hell.

Badly need a radar detector...  :police:

Welcome to the forum. Sounds a very nice car. Where abouts in the country are you situated?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: MarkRTC on July 07, 2008, 10:14:37 am
Thanks. I live in Auckland (Mt Eden) and work in the City.  Days like these, heated leather seats are a god-send.
I'm new at this - any track days planned for later in the year?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: omad on July 21, 2008, 07:36:07 pm
http://www.vask.org.nz/index.php/topic,10402.15.html
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: !!DV!! on May 03, 2009, 10:12:00 pm
Seems a bit watered-down, with the last post ages ago on most topic's...

But what the hell:  ;)

MY08 TDI 2.0 GT Sport 4Motion 6 Speed Manual - Pearl Black
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: rambo_005 on May 03, 2009, 11:15:16 pm
MY08 TDI 2.0 GT Sport 4Motion 6 Speed Manual - Pearl Black

Nice!

I'd love one of those 8)

P.S. Welcome to VASK! ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: !!DV!! on May 04, 2009, 09:05:30 pm
Thanks  ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NZDoug on July 19, 2009, 07:36:51 pm

MY08 TDI 2.0 GT Sport 4Motion 6 Speed Manual - Pearl Black
If you EVER want to sell this,  Im the man to see,
If you know what I mean.....
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: !!DV!! on August 02, 2009, 07:49:19 pm
Just Ticked over the 40K on the ODO after a weekend trip to Taupo from Auckland.
Wanted to do some snow driving but didn't find any  :P

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on January 12, 2010, 06:56:20 pm
Hi,

I am new to forum, here goes...

Black 2006 MK5 GTi.  6 Speed Manual.  18" wheel upgrade with 235/40 tyres.  Dark tints. 
Under the hood:  Carbon fibre cold air box and K&N panel filter.  Stage 1 APR remap.  3" downpipe.  APR engine mount insert.

So I can pass for standard at the lights but I guess the sound that comes out when opening her up says I have fiddled a little  ;)
Really should get around to getting dyno I suppose.

Now outside of new car warranty so time for some serious mods! - currently looking at stage 3 APR kit, upgrade brembo brake kit (to stop 400 odd horsies somehow) and adjustable suspension.

Cheers!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RS ZWEI on January 13, 2010, 12:47:05 pm
Hi,

I am new to forum, here goes...

Black 2006 MK5 GTi.  6 Speed Manual.  18" wheel upgrade with 235/40 tyres.  Dark tints. 
Under the hood:  Carbon fibre cold air box and K&N panel filter.  Stage 1 Superchips remap.  3" downpipe.  APR engine mount insert.

So I can pass for standard at the lights but I guess the sound that comes out when opening her up says I have fiddled a little  ;)
Really should get around to getting dyno I suppose.

Now outside of new car warranty so time for some serious mods! - currently looking at stage 3 APR kit, upgrade brembo brake kit (to stop 400 odd horsies somehow) and adjustable suspension.

Cheers!

Sounds like some nice mods. How long have you had the car for? Any pics?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on January 13, 2010, 06:44:03 pm
I bought it new from CCS in late 2006
(http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz115/Stephanhasard/GTi06.jpg)
(http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz115/Stephanhasard/GTi06B.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on January 15, 2010, 10:11:36 pm
APR Stage 3 kit on the way, will have it in about 3 weeks can't wait!   
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on March 05, 2010, 09:49:40 pm
Here is what an APR stage 3 MK5 GTi looks like:  (pretty much like any other black GTi :) with a couple of APR stickers, you cannot hear exhaust until about 2500rpm when she really starts to dance).  Most people will only ever see the back of it however :)
(http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz115/Stephanhasard/DSCF7848.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: weta.worker on March 08, 2010, 09:29:22 am
Here is what an APR stage 3 MK5 GTi looks like:  (pretty much like any other black GTi :) with a couple of APR stickers, you cannot hear exhaust until about 2500rpm when she really starts to dance).  Most people will only ever see the back of it however :)
(http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz115/Stephanhasard/DSCF7848.jpg)

those are some nice cars

:D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on May 09, 2010, 06:35:24 pm
Today I left Club MkIV GTI and joined Club MkV GTI - and I'm absolutely thrilled!

2007 Golf GTI, DSG, in tornado red

It's just made it's merry way up from Palmerston North to Auckland. I've only had a quick drive of it, but so far SO GOOD!

Will post pics when it's all cleaned up and bugs removed :P
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RS ZWEI on May 10, 2010, 08:22:49 am
Today I left Club MkIV GTI and joined Club MkV GTI - and I'm absolutely thrilled!

2007 Golf GTI, DSG, in tornado red

It's just made it's merry way up from Palmerston North to Auckland. I've only had a quick drive of it, but so far SO GOOD!

Will post pics when it's all cleaned up and bugs removed :P

Nice to hear Em :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: SteveC on May 10, 2010, 08:24:59 am
it'll be interesting to hear your comparisons, the consensus was that with the Mk5, the GTI got its mojo back
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on May 10, 2010, 09:09:53 pm
it'll be interesting to hear your comparisons, the consensus was that with the Mk5, the GTI got its mojo back

Serious mojo.  Loving it. The MkIV and MkV GTIs are not related in any way.  Not that I'm hating on my beloved Smurf.
I'd make comparisons, but it's not possible to make them fairly. There's a 7 year age gap between the two cars for a start...

Here's a pic taken at the dealership. Haven't had a chance to take any decent pics in daylight yet!

(http://i763.photobucket.com/albums/xx277/missyp81/2007%20MkV%20GTI/Picture_146.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on May 10, 2010, 09:40:12 pm
nice - i like the red.. colour coded bumpers look nice too.

here's my smurfette
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v187/razor-eXi-/IMG_0438.jpg)

needs new wheels and tints soon.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ms GTi on May 10, 2010, 09:47:55 pm
Arrrghh making me miss the Smurf *runs to garage* Ok, I'm fine :D

Nice blue that. How do you like the 2.0?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on May 11, 2010, 09:05:32 am
it's a pretty good, safe, comfortable family car - which is what we wanted. couldn't go GTI unfortunately, we looked at the polo GTI but was a bit too small for our needs.

wife agrees that we should have gone mk5 GTI too..  ::)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: mkVguy on October 29, 2011, 08:05:42 pm
Hi peeps here is my 2006 APR Powered mkV

APR Stage 1 map
3" DP
APR Carbonio intake

Car is DSG with paddles and Heated Leather

Just picked up some 19's for it but waiting to see how they fit for flushness

(http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/k600/mkVguy/384748_10150433581803352_706748351_10370658_140877109_n-1.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: coons on October 31, 2011, 03:23:51 pm
Nice, what are the wheels?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HaNs on October 31, 2011, 03:29:03 pm
Whats the intake sound like Chris?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Thomastanked on April 15, 2012, 08:14:46 am
2005 Mk5 FSi
2011 G6E Turbo
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Ed30 on May 14, 2012, 07:01:06 pm
2008 GTI Edition 30, 6 Spd manual with short shifter, Superchips flash upgrade to 220 Kw, Carbon fibre mirror covers. 

2006 Polo
2001 BM X5
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: jafa.and.proud on June 16, 2012, 11:02:27 pm
2007 Golf R32
DSG
Stock wheels painted black
1x resonator removed

(http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c235/jafa_and_proud/c08d6e3e.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: timewarrior on June 16, 2012, 11:05:05 pm
^^cool, it's the polar opposite of snow
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Was11 on July 29, 2012, 10:47:09 am
Mk5 2004 with BLX motor, silver.  Just bought this car and my first European.  I am in my 70's and enjoying the car immensely.  It's got plenty of go for me!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: polo_GTI on July 29, 2012, 07:17:20 pm
Mk5 2004 with BLX motor, silver.  Just bought this car and my first European.  I am in my 70's and enjoying the car immensely.  It's got plenty of go for me!

Welcome Was11, nice colour there! :-) welcome to the forum.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on October 21, 2012, 12:19:12 pm
(http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8181/8069134482_6f43d5096e_z.jpg)

Hi new to the forum
Here's my 06 R32 i picked up a few weeks ago.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RS ZWEI on October 21, 2012, 12:46:32 pm
(http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8181/8069134482_6f43d5096e_z.jpg)

Hi new to the forum
Here's my 06 R32 i picked up a few weeks ago.

Welcome to the forum. Is your R32 DSG or manual?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: CBRT on October 21, 2012, 01:23:10 pm
That looks nice, paint looks fantastic condition
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NZGTIMK5 on October 21, 2012, 02:46:59 pm
Hi peeps here is my 2006 APR Powered mkV

APR Stage 1 map
3" DP
APR Carbonio intake
ot
Car is DSG with paddles and Heated Leather

Just picked up some 19's for it but waiting to see how they fit for flushness

(http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/k600/mkVguy/384748_10150433581803352_706748351_10370658_140877109_n-1.jpg)
Hi I am a newbee here so hope I get this right. 
I Just got (1 week ago) a NZ 2006 Mk5 2.0T DSG and was looking at the Stage 1 APR but just doing a bit of research first. 
just a couple of questions.  Do you know if they ever have sales here (can not really stretch to meet the current nearly 2k price) and have you had any worries/issues after you had the upgrade ? Thanks for any info you can provide.
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Post by: NZGTIMK5 on October 21, 2012, 03:15:33 pm
OOps sorry just notice this is probably not in the correct forum, I see there is one ref APR Upgrades so will ask my questions there.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on October 22, 2012, 03:07:24 pm
Welcome to the forum. Is your R32 DSG or manual?

DSG, very rare to find a manual! Is a very enjoyable car to drive!
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Post by: creepdontsleep on October 22, 2012, 03:09:00 pm
That looks nice, paint looks fantastic condition

yep! got them to give a good detail before i picked it up
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Post by: lewism on February 11, 2013, 07:56:41 pm
Hi guys. Cars over the years!
Grandfather started with a new 1955 Beetle original paint orange. Had to repaint because grandmother refused to ride in it. Then I started:
1958 Beetle
1965 Beetle
1970s Type 3 Variant wagon
1980s Audi 80
1990 Audi 80
2000 Passat 2.8
Now
2000 Audi A4 2.4
Soon
2006 Jetta 2l FSI
2004 Golf 1.6

Looking forward to learning from you guys. Cheers.

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Post by: Fizz on February 21, 2013, 02:15:04 pm
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/IMG_9504.jpg)
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/IMG-20120918-WA0004_zps2e4200d3.jpg)
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/20121026_145611.jpg)
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/IMG-20120820-WA0000_zps239f3516.jpg)
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Post by: Poonmobile on February 21, 2013, 02:20:09 pm
Love it! 8)
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Post by: Arr32 on February 21, 2013, 05:33:18 pm
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/IMG_9504.jpg)
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/IMG-20120918-WA0004_zps2e4200d3.jpg)
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/20121026_145611.jpg)
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/IMG-20120820-WA0000_zps239f3516.jpg)

Awesome...Love the mountain shot! Ohakane?
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Post by: coons on February 21, 2013, 06:16:12 pm
Love the roof racks, now get some WHEELS man!  ;)
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Post by: Fizz on February 21, 2013, 08:58:15 pm
Yep ohakune :)
Haha sam, not in a hurry for wheels got other stuff in the wood work. Also found out i have BBS not Ronals ;)
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Post by: MK3SOME on February 28, 2013, 10:19:13 pm
dsg gti on h&r springs and 20x9 et35 rotiform sna.
coilovers,chip and exhaust to come.
went for the clean oem look of the mk6 golf r so i colour coded lower black trim
and instead of degrading it with fake golf r rims went 10 steps better and got rotiform then painted them black.
looks crispy clean in person.fitment is spot on
(http://i1320.photobucket.com/albums/u529/suckerpunch101/0fc2714e-7b1c-406e-963d-6aba9c31ff3e_zpsb81e5439.jpg)
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Post by: Poonmobile on February 28, 2013, 10:44:42 pm
Was at platinum on wed and saw it down the road bro, it looks WAY better in person! Great work as usual! 8)
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Post by: slowmo on February 28, 2013, 11:07:02 pm
Nice. Candy White is the best!

How did you do the colour coding? I'm thinking of getting mine done too.
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Post by: schattenblau on February 28, 2013, 11:48:44 pm
Yep ohakune :)
Haha sam, not in a hurry for wheels got other stuff in the wood work. Also found out i have BBS not Ronals ;)

Ditto,

Detroits ftw   ;)

(http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w414/schattenblau/8873dd9b_zpse10b4914.jpg)
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Post by: slowmo on February 28, 2013, 11:56:06 pm
I might as well share mine too.  :laugh: *instagram*

(http://distilleryimage9.instagram.com/4cd5ec1c7e5e11e2a82422000a9e07ae_7.jpg)

(http://distilleryimage11.s3.amazonaws.com/54cc4504570f11e29a9c22000a1fbe09_7.jpg)
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Post by: MK3SOME on March 01, 2013, 09:22:06 pm
Nice. Candy White is the best!

How did you do the colour coding? I'm thinking of getting mine done too.
i done it myself.im a automotive refinisher by trade though.
getting the colour right is the main thing.and dont cover the trims in silicone if you plan on
doing it.looks 100times better even with stock rims.il post more pics when i get time.
i also have the machined face and gunmetal 18" version of the stock mk5 gti rims i may consider selling soon.
Title: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: prg-gti on March 01, 2013, 11:22:54 pm
Could be keen on the 18's...
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Post by: schattenblau on March 02, 2013, 11:02:50 am
Didn't know Ronal also made them.

Only seen BBS so far.
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Post by: Fizz on March 02, 2013, 11:26:17 am
Didn't know Ronal also made them.

Only seen BBS so far.
From what i've read it was a 50/50 split. Although beware if u ever need to replace ur wheels make sure they the same. Apparently ronal and bbs colours are slightly different so you cant mix and match. In the US especially guys were getting some cars turn up with mixed wheels
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Post by: SOFTLAD on March 02, 2013, 02:21:02 pm
New plate added
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Post by: 80 Vert on March 02, 2013, 05:43:45 pm
Too flash!  ;D ;)
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Post by: schattenblau on March 02, 2013, 07:10:25 pm
phat lol
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Post by: Fizz on March 02, 2013, 11:11:25 pm
Haha cool :D
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Post by: Arr32 on March 03, 2013, 01:11:01 pm
Clean and shiny at the park.
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Post by: MK3SOME on March 04, 2013, 10:08:57 pm
couple of better pics
(http://i1320.photobucket.com/albums/u529/suckerpunch101/05eb03f5-a911-46dc-a555-e7bde44b6435_zps53f64507.jpg)
(http://i1320.photobucket.com/albums/u529/suckerpunch101/536f93d2-fb30-4d1e-86b4-ec2a07236375_zps801621c8.jpg)
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Post by: Fizz on March 04, 2013, 10:28:41 pm
Looks tidy Dale, well done :) how does it ride on the 20's? Heard it can b quiet harsh
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Post by: MK3SOME on March 05, 2013, 04:12:06 pm
Looks tidy Dale, well done :) how does it ride on the 20's? Heard it can b quiet harsh
it rides nice only because my mrs drives it aswel so opted for a soft spring to
compensate for the 225/30 tyres which can be harsh on rims if pot holes are hit.
19s are probably the best option for a mk5 but i wanted it off the ground so the mrs is good to go
without wrecking anything.was a bit of a risk but looks ok for a daily.

must be time to do yours fizz?$999 for golf r 19s on tm.paint them black with a bit of low and colour code trim.oem++ ballin  ;)
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Post by: schattenblau on March 05, 2013, 04:35:12 pm
what tyres do you have on that whited out gti ?

nitto nt05's on bbs detroits

 ;)

(http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w414/schattenblau/DSCF0657_zps340e4fa4.jpg)
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Post by: Arr32 on March 05, 2013, 06:34:18 pm
what tyres do you have on that whited out gti ?

nitto nt05's on bbs detroits

 ;)

(http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w414/schattenblau/DSCF0657_zps340e4fa4.jpg)

wow that tread pattern is quite different...how do you rate them?
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Post by: MK3SOME on March 05, 2013, 06:57:45 pm
what tyres do you have on that whited out gti ?

nitto nt05's on bbs detroits

 ;)

i have 225/30/20 archilles atr's on the golf. great tyre for a road tyre.similar to toyo and neutons in price and quality.
i love those nitto nt05's.
one of my good mates is sponsored by nitto so i have i stack of just under 50 265/35/18s
for drifting.semi slicks.soft compound.good grip and mega smoke.not cheap though
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Post by: Fizz on March 05, 2013, 07:58:23 pm
it rides nice only because my mrs drives it aswel so opted for a soft spring to
compensate for the 225/30 tyres which can be harsh on rims if pot holes are hit.
19s are probably the best option for a mk5 but i wanted it off the ground so the mrs is good to go
without wrecking anything.was a bit of a risk but looks ok for a daily.

must be time to do yours fizz?$999 for golf r 19s on tm.paint them black with a bit of low and colour code trim.oem++ ballin  ;)

Nice man, i spotted ur ride in ellerslie today looks super dope in the flesh. Pics dont do it justice. Haha yeah need to get a few things colour coded. Then may look at wheels
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Post by: schattenblau on March 06, 2013, 12:32:37 am
wow that tread pattern is quite different...how do you rate them?

Superb !

Better then the BS RE050A, RE001, RE002.

Grippy in the dry, better in the wet than the tread pattern would indicate.

Relatively cheap too (under $300ea.) !
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Post by: hagan on March 27, 2013, 07:16:54 am
I traded my 00 Passat 4mo on the weekend as it was pushing on in age and kms was after smaller and something a little easier on gas, im well impressed with this so far, not overly high spec but still handles wonderful.

Fresh off the boat,

(http://imageshack.us/a/img825/4722/1077373.jpg)

(http://imageshack.us/a/img824/9972/1077370.jpg)

(http://imageshack.us/a/img689/623/1077371.jpg)

should be fun to do some tasteful tweeking
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: macca1 on April 23, 2013, 04:10:30 pm
Golf R32 65000kms NZ New

Optional VW Recaros
Sunroof
Khartoum 18" Wheels

Planned Mods:

RNS 510 Nav system
Roof rails and box (for the mountain)
Potentially Rotiform BLQ's or NUE's powdercoated black.
New exhaust
Forge Motorsport Cold air intake
Chipped ECU

Title: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Poonmobile on April 23, 2013, 05:18:52 pm
Awesome! Is it the one from fast fours prestige? With sunroof too? Good buying :)
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Post by: Fizz on April 23, 2013, 07:02:49 pm
Very nice i dig those wheels not very common. Also love the colour and seats! :D
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Post by: macca1 on April 23, 2013, 07:07:07 pm
indeed it is the one from fast fours wasnt 100% on the colour while looking at it on the net but seeing it in person had me sold only problem is wellington has a few tunnels which get blasted through with the windows down which means it not the best on petrol but who cares
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Post by: Arr32 on April 23, 2013, 07:19:56 pm
Welcome...very nice! you should come to the next Welly meet. Love to see another R!
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Post by: macca1 on April 23, 2013, 10:32:26 pm
ill be there for the next welly event ive been keeping my eye on the events page
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Post by: kiwihigh on April 24, 2013, 10:33:55 am
Trading the WRX for a GTi  8)

Ahhhhh back to VAG...  getting a warrenty this time!

(http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a132/kiwihigh1/20130423_171154_zps531bbe23.jpg) (http://s10.photobucket.com/user/kiwihigh1/media/20130423_171154_zps531bbe23.jpg.html)

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Post by: slowmo on April 24, 2013, 10:44:25 am
Very clean!

The Mk5 GTI club is growing  8)
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Post by: Fizz on April 24, 2013, 03:17:34 pm
Agree  8)
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Post by: schattenblau on April 24, 2013, 05:00:00 pm
Trading the WRX for a GTi  8)

Welcome to a sub-group of the Mk5 GTI club !

I went from a MY00 WRX STI to a GTI

 ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: kiwihigh on April 27, 2013, 06:54:43 pm
Cheers.. it is a nice tidy car..  picked it up today 8)

Is a different car to the subi. Subi was fast and had been super reliable but just different league. The WRX was 04 and the GTI is 05 but the golf feels 5years newer.. Way more gadgets  :P

Worked out most of them.
Found cup holder/bottle opener
Worked out cruse control
Found launch control too  ;D

DSG = awesome! Though already looking at what it would take to put steering wheel with paddle shifters in....

(http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a132/kiwihigh1/20130427_145153_zps72adb3f3.jpg) (http://s10.photobucket.com/user/kiwihigh1/media/20130427_145153_zps72adb3f3.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on April 27, 2013, 07:55:00 pm
Yes, even in standard trim the GTI has a few interesting gizmos.

Have you discovered the automatic window open/close when you hold down the lock/unlock buttons on the remote ?

Or the switch on the inside driver's side b pillar that switches off the alarm system's internal and/or tilt sensors ?

Or the quirky electric mirror switch which moves both mirrors when set to adjust the left one ?

I've had my 05 for 18mths and I'm still finding new features.

 ;D
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Post by: kiwihigh on April 27, 2013, 08:14:34 pm
Have you discovered the automatic window open/close when you hold down the lock/unlock buttons on the remote ? NO will be looking tomorrow

Or the switch on the inside driver's side b pillar that switches off the alarm system's internal and/or tilt sensors ? NO same as above.

Or the quirky electric mirror switch which moves both mirrors when set to adjust the left one ? Yea that had me confused! im tall and always have to adjust mirrors

and unsure why i can turn off the air bags from the glove box..

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Post by: the phantom on April 27, 2013, 08:31:04 pm
Only the passenger bag, in case you're carrying a baby in the front seat


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Post by: kiwihigh on April 30, 2013, 07:40:25 pm
Only the passenger bag, in case you're carrying a baby in the front seat

good to know, not needed yet  :P

can anyone enlighten me as to what the button beside the ESP does..... other than make a light on the dash come on while depressed and makes a beep after a few seconds  ???

(http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a132/kiwihigh1/20130430_183643_zps34b122ae.jpg) (http://s10.photobucket.com/user/kiwihigh1/media/20130430_183643_zps34b122ae.jpg.html)
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Post by: MK3SOME on April 30, 2013, 07:51:51 pm
isnt it a speed warning?usualy good set at 140
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Post by: slowmo on April 30, 2013, 08:15:45 pm
That's the Tyre Pressure Monitoring System afaik - you set the tyre pressure and the dash light comes on when the pressure falls below what you've set or when you get a flat.

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Post by: kiwihigh on April 30, 2013, 08:31:35 pm
thats what i thought ( speed alarm ) but it did nothing... and thats somehow controlled on the end of the wiper stick.

typical i searched last night and couldnt find anything then just now found this http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5133 (http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5133)

Apparently flat tyre sensor, as slowmo said.
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Post by: MK3SOME on April 30, 2013, 08:40:52 pm
very interesting as i have played around with it on speed settings
and thought it was working.duhhh  ::)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: nzgti8v on May 06, 2013, 09:21:44 pm
Today me and my Partner picked up our 2005 Golf GTX (Same engine and DSG gearbox etc as a GTI) so I'm back in the VW Club.
Our Merc 190e was getting rather long in the tooth and has gone on trademe at $1 Reserve.

Not a very good pic at this stage, its dark and raining.

(http://img259.imageshack.us/img259/9757/imag0649h.jpg) (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/259/imag0649h.jpg/)

Uploaded with ImageShack.us (http://imageshack.us)

My last golf was a 1996 VR6 Mk3, this car is of course light years ahead in every aspect, from Handling, Braking, Acceleration, Comfort etc.
I love the DSG Gearbox in comparison to a normal automatic, this was the only type of car I could find that suited both the needs of me and my partner.

I purchased a 3 Year mechanical warranty also, which a $8000 claim limit per claim, as my experience hasn't been great in the past, however I like the way these cars drive.
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Post by: Fizz on May 06, 2013, 09:54:43 pm
Nice upgrade :) how you finding it compared to ur mk3? Looks like it has tan leather interior too  :)
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Post by: wsnownz on May 12, 2013, 04:46:21 pm
My 2007 GTI DSG. 77,000kms, NZ new. Love it.

(http://imageshack.us/a/img703/9845/mg2775.jpg)
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Post by: slowmo on May 12, 2013, 05:30:36 pm
Nice!  8)

How was the drive back from Wellington?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on May 12, 2013, 05:39:45 pm
Fantastic. Great mix of corners and straights to get to know the car. Reasonably good economy considering my "enthusiasm."

Already have plenty of questions to ask haha
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Post by: JPK on May 12, 2013, 05:48:30 pm
Very nice. What type of camera and editing software did you use on that pic? Or instagram?  ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on May 12, 2013, 07:25:21 pm
Canon 7D and Lightroom 3. Just a slight edit :)
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Post by: slowmo on May 13, 2013, 11:48:07 am
Lots of tornado reds around!  8)

Here's a few Candy Whites seeing as I haven't shared in this thread yet - will hopefully get a chance to take proper photos soon.  :laugh:

05 GTI, 116kms on the clock now, purchased late Nov 2012 just over 100kms. No planned mods, all work to date has been maintenance.

(http://distilleryimage7.ak.instagram.com/cd830aaab17d11e2ad6922000a1fa410_7.jpg)
(http://distilleryimage9.ak.instagram.com/4cd5ec1c7e5e11e2a82422000a9e07ae_7.jpg)
(http://distilleryimage8.ak.instagram.com/138cf28a653a11e2952122000a1fbf2e_7.jpg)
(http://distilleryimage4.ak.instagram.com/ff3ef30e89de11e2b83422000a1f9e4c_7.jpg)
(http://distilleryimage6.ak.instagram.com/9faff0f8b21c11e2867a22000a9f1266_7.jpg)

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: zyeffur on May 13, 2013, 12:02:00 pm
Jay, all you need now is the 19" black talladegas and it'll finish the car off immaculately! :D
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Post by: slowmo on May 13, 2013, 12:12:44 pm
Jay, all you need now is the 19" black talladegas and it'll finish the car off immaculately! :D

Ha! I know what you mean mate! I'm torn between looks and maintenance, but for this round maintenance wins. I think i'll settle for plastidip in the interim  :P

On a side note, i'll have to lower it a bit if I go 19" wheels i'm told, true?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: zyeffur on May 13, 2013, 12:33:58 pm
Ha! I know what you mean mate! I'm torn between looks and maintenance, but for this round maintenance wins. I think i'll settle for plastidip in the interim  :P

On a side note, i'll have to lower it a bit if I go 19" wheels i'm told, true?

not much difference on wheel gap, but bumper to ground clearance will be a little bit higher than 18"s.

eitherway, you'll still have to lower it no? :P
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Post by: Number21 on May 13, 2013, 01:09:09 pm
Canon 7D and Lightroom 3. Just a slight edit :)

Canon 7D and Lightroom 4 are my favorite things  8)

...apart from my cars and bikes of course.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on May 13, 2013, 09:39:10 pm
Canon 7D and Lightroom 4 are my favorite things  8)

...apart from my cars and bikes of course.

I like your style  :laugh:
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Post by: Pinkmaggit on May 13, 2013, 09:52:58 pm
Canon 7D and Lightroom 4 are my favorite things  8)

...apart from my cars and bikes of course.
Ditto
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Post by: Number21 on May 13, 2013, 11:19:28 pm
I like your style  :laugh:

Oh and snowboard. I'm guessing you're a boarder/skiier from your username? Total thread hijack, nice mk5 btw  :laugh:
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on May 14, 2013, 07:28:51 am
Oh and snowboard. I'm guessing you're a boarder/skiier from your username? Total thread hijack, nice mk5 btw  :laugh:

Snow is actually my surname.. but I am a skier!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Number21 on May 14, 2013, 11:25:49 am
About time we had a Christchurch meet. We have a few Mk5 owners now!
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Post by: wsnownz on May 14, 2013, 12:30:46 pm
Yes yes yes.
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Post by: kiwihigh on May 15, 2013, 04:07:07 pm
About time we had a Christchurch meet. We have a few Mk5 owners now!

Im keen, been ages since catching up with the local boys...

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on May 15, 2013, 08:36:05 pm
Please start a seperate thread for the chch meet  :police:
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: red89mx on May 19, 2013, 07:26:42 pm
08 Sunset red Mk5 TSi 103kw.

52k, NZ new, One Owner - all standard.

Picked up yesterday in Auckland and road trip back to Welly.

Was a good drive, quite impressed.  Planned to chip tune.....but think it has enough power without increasing above handling capacity of this model.

Having the twincharger feels a bit like a diesel with torque.

will drive more b4 decision.

Purchased a AA mechanical warranty.....untilI get the hang of VW reliability.
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Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on May 27, 2013, 02:41:39 pm
Wish I could keep both...
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on May 27, 2013, 02:46:09 pm
Started with swapping wheels....Brembos will be next.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on May 27, 2013, 03:05:30 pm
That's madmax's old ED30?
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Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on May 27, 2013, 03:17:15 pm
Yup
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Poonmobile on May 27, 2013, 04:35:15 pm
Congrats on the purchase, i saw you cruising around G.I the other day. You swapping much over?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on May 27, 2013, 05:14:24 pm
Swap over Brakes / BSH Block off kit / Boost guage, then new bits:
VWR Intake
Supaloy control arms
LSD
Swaybars
Rudder Flap Delete
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on May 27, 2013, 10:19:21 pm
Oh and swap clutch
Title: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Poonmobile on June 08, 2013, 05:11:36 pm
Finally got around to taking a pic of the MK5.

08 R32
Dsg
Tornado red
19' Talledegas in gloss black

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/08/ja7unuje.jpg)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/08/sege4eve.jpg)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/08/e5apu5a9.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: zyeffur on June 08, 2013, 05:29:22 pm
looking real good, Ash. looks like it has settled a little more from first test fit.

H&R springs would definitely finish it off, doh! haha

Which are you taking to the meet tomorrow?
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Post by: Fizz on June 08, 2013, 06:46:27 pm
Looks tidy ash  8)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on June 08, 2013, 07:29:42 pm
Nice, the red and black combo really works!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on June 08, 2013, 08:26:45 pm
Love those wheels in black on red!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: JPK on June 08, 2013, 09:47:51 pm
Looking good
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on June 09, 2013, 11:08:00 am
NICE!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Skii on June 12, 2013, 11:11:31 am
Hey Guys

New to the Forum and from Wellington   :)

2 weeks ago I picked up my 2005 Mk5 GTI DSG in Candy white.
its all stock and I have not decided what I want to do to it yet but very happy with it so far.  ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on June 12, 2013, 11:12:46 am
nice one  8)
Welcome Skii
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: hagan on June 12, 2013, 11:14:33 am
dang those are big wheels ash!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on June 12, 2013, 11:14:48 am
Welcome skii!

My car's got a twin!
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Post by: schattenblau on June 12, 2013, 11:30:14 am
Welcome Skii to the Mk5 GTI club !

 ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on June 12, 2013, 12:28:32 pm
welcome skii! Think I saw your car cursing down waterloo quay on the weekend?

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Skii on June 12, 2013, 12:42:55 pm
Thanks for the warm welcome guys.

creepdontsleep - might have been me, was it you that monstered past in the blue R32?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on June 12, 2013, 12:46:58 pm
Thanks for the warm welcome guys.

creepdontsleep - might have been me, was it you that monstered past in the blue R32?

Pretty sure it was you, i saw the ACNZ sticker on the guard?

Nah mines a Reflex Silver R32..

(http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n117/kidtimmy/P1020242_zps1b2ab83a.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Skii on June 12, 2013, 12:57:33 pm
Pretty sure it was you, i saw the ACNZ sticker on the guard?

Nah mines a Reflex Silver R32..

A sweet, yea that would be me then. did not see you.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Poonmobile on June 12, 2013, 01:18:00 pm
dang those are big wheels ash!

all the better to roll with Hagan... ;)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Mrscene on June 26, 2013, 12:35:49 am
Golf GTI Edition 30 2007
Black

Current Mods
Stage 1 Bluefin
Black golf wheels with silver strip

Future mods:
Downpipe
Quad tip exhaust
Air intake
Bluefin stage 2
Billstien shock and spring kit
ECS slotted/drilled rotors
Ebc Red stuff


(I don't know how to add pics yet)

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on June 26, 2013, 10:06:39 am
Hey man, u need to upload to photobucket or similar then copy and paste the image link into your post :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on June 26, 2013, 10:26:08 am
nice, i'd like to see this ED30!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Mrscene on June 28, 2013, 12:46:58 am
Here you go guys,

Some pics of my E30. One edited one too :)

Side:
(http://www.flickr.com/photos/61793138@N03/9149632027/)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/61793138@N03/9149632027/ (http://www.flickr.com/photos/61793138@N03/9149632027/)

Otherside:
(http://www.flickr.com/photos/61793138@N03/9151854294/)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/61793138@N03/9151854294/ (http://www.flickr.com/photos/61793138@N03/9151854294/)

Edited
(http://www.flickr.com/photos/61793138@N03/9151864312/)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/61793138@N03/9151864312 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/61793138@N03/9151864312)


My first picture posts. Hope this works! - I included urls incase images dont show up
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: zyeffur on June 28, 2013, 01:03:56 am
I like the edited one, what software did you use? those are digital rain ey?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on June 28, 2013, 08:57:47 am
Nice looking car, where abouts are you?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Mrscene on June 28, 2013, 11:57:37 am
FIZZ - i used aperture and photosuite 6
Slowmo - I am in Auckland, most of the time in CBD.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on June 28, 2013, 12:01:23 pm
Cool, welcome back to Vask!

I see you're a Canon shooter too. :D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on June 28, 2013, 02:43:46 pm
FIZZ - i used aperture and photosuite 6
Slowmo - I am in Auckland, most of the time in CBD.
I think u meant Bryan, I'm no camera buff  ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Mrscene on June 28, 2013, 06:50:15 pm
Yeah I meant Bryan sorry..

Yah I shoot canon that was on a 7D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on July 13, 2013, 04:49:43 pm
Couple of changes today. s**tty cellphone pic but you get the idea.

(http://img560.imageshack.us/img560/9517/i6pl.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on July 13, 2013, 09:28:39 pm
Looks cool! Super clean  8)
Title: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Poonmobile on July 13, 2013, 10:06:51 pm
Couple of changes today. s**tty cellphone pic but you get the idea.

(http://img560.imageshack.us/img560/9517/i6pl.jpg)

Looks good! Is that a different rear bumper?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on July 13, 2013, 10:15:01 pm
Nice!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on July 13, 2013, 10:55:46 pm
Black lower half as per stock would have matched the black sideskirts better...

 >:D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on July 13, 2013, 11:40:21 pm
Black lower half as per stock would have matched the black sideskirts better...

 >:D

Think i'll need to get the sideskirts and front done now too..
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on July 14, 2013, 10:12:45 pm
Pic from today

(http://imageshack.us/a/img845/3669/kwde.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: weta.worker on July 15, 2013, 08:09:51 am
Pic from today

(http://imageshack.us/a/img845/3669/kwde.jpg)

very nice

:D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: hagan on July 29, 2013, 10:44:54 pm
(http://imageshack.us/a/img594/9784/txyf.jpg)
(http://imageshack.us/a/img163/168/a2cy.jpg)
(http://imageshack.us/a/img22/1440/wgzz.jpg)
(http://imageshack.us/a/img189/1998/xdod.jpg)

Damit the ski racks are off centre!  >:(

Really happy with that front lip, baffles me how they ain't standard!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on July 29, 2013, 11:12:38 pm
Sick! Looks rad
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on July 30, 2013, 10:06:08 am
looking tough! U need to get a Cupra Lip to finish it off  ;)
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Post by: slowmo on July 30, 2013, 10:11:06 am
looks great hagan!
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Post by: Pinkmaggit on July 30, 2013, 11:57:13 am
nice one Hagan
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Post by: nacnud on July 30, 2013, 01:31:35 pm
Good one Hegan
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: JPK on July 30, 2013, 01:32:32 pm
That looks really sharp Hagan.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NOWAY1 on July 30, 2013, 08:08:25 pm
Hi guys, just picked up new 05 NZ New GTI from Palmy this morning and took this quick shot on the way up Paekak Hill while having some good old fashioned white knuckle fun.  It's booked in for a full cut and polish next week after a checkup with my mechanic so I'll take some proper pics once she's tidied up a bit.  Nice to finally join the MK5 crew,
(http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a378/BlueandKim/Facebook/Timeline%20Photos/1084581_10151820692731509_1125271641_o.jpg?t=1375142325)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on July 30, 2013, 08:14:04 pm
havent seen that car in pn...
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on July 30, 2013, 08:26:23 pm
Hi guys, just picked up new 05 NZ New GTI from Palmy this morning and took this quick shot on the way up Paekak Hill while having some good old fashioned white knuckle fun.  It's booked in for a full cut and polish next week after a checkup with my mechanic so I'll take some proper pics once she's tidied up a bit.  Nice to finally join the MK5 crew,

Looks really tidy!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NOWAY1 on August 01, 2013, 12:53:27 pm
Thanks slowmo it actually needs a lot of work but should be sorted soon.

Schattenblau it was hiding in Turners for a while. I came across it purely by accident and only bought it after tracking down the service history.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on August 01, 2013, 03:35:31 pm
Nice! hope to see you at one of our meets some time!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NCHANT on August 01, 2013, 05:58:05 pm
Picked up our MKV today :D
Not the best place for some photos but oh well :)

(http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3745/9414358856_685a886469_c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeymack/9414358856/)
New baby :) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeymack/9414358856/) by Mikey Mack (http://www.flickr.com/people/mikeymack/), on Flickr
(http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3771/9414356968_fda791cb9e_c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeymack/9414356968/)
New baby :) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeymack/9414356968/) by Mikey Mack (http://www.flickr.com/people/mikeymack/), on Flickr
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on August 01, 2013, 06:30:10 pm
Nice! Are you in chch?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NCHANT on August 01, 2013, 06:50:35 pm
Nice! Are you in chch?
Cheers! Haha no we're in Auckland, that's the only plate surround we could find ;)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Skii on August 02, 2013, 04:01:37 pm
Made some slight cosmetic alterations


Blaze orange plasti dip on wheels wing mirrors, spoiler and the GTI red strip in the grill.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on August 07, 2013, 08:57:34 am
Some MK5 new toys....
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RobClubley on August 07, 2013, 09:36:11 am
Yum.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Brett on August 07, 2013, 09:43:24 am
Yum.
X2
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: GLIDN on August 07, 2013, 12:56:40 pm
Some MK5 new toys....

I'll be around soon to help. lol
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: SOFTLAD on August 07, 2013, 08:32:10 pm
Some MK5 new toys....
Hennie those must be the suspension items we were discussing the other night sat at the back?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: GLIDN on August 08, 2013, 02:40:57 pm
Hennie those must be the suspension items we were discussing the other night sat at the back?

Indeed it is. Makes a HUGE difference to the car. Nice clean crisp turning, proper feedback from steering wheel.
Improves front end grip even on pull away. Reduces wheel hop experienced, especially when the car is tuned.
No harshness in the cabin at all.

Here is what the Arm looks like - Also over 2KG's lighter than factory part.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/rxi_rola/Stuff4sale/B67A0237-65F2-406B-BEF1-690B5A42E8BC-1654-000001A3E429AFF8_zpsc9dfb71d.jpg) (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/rxi_rola/media/Stuff4sale/B67A0237-65F2-406B-BEF1-690B5A42E8BC-1654-000001A3E429AFF8_zpsc9dfb71d.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RobClubley on August 08, 2013, 02:50:37 pm
Yum. I think there are similar for Mk4 platform?
Mk1 TT arms are similar but not as shiny.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on August 18, 2013, 09:31:42 pm
Now have stopping power :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: 80 Vert on August 18, 2013, 09:39:55 pm
Late 2009 Candy white 3 door
Leather with winter pack
Sunroof
18" Detroits
TSI engine
Xenons
6 speed manual
Bluetooth / aux in kit
29,000 miles
(https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Vtzt_vnPddc/Ug9VpgtHC7I/AAAAAAAAAow/D15nG1sirvU/w404-h303-no/20130810_105304.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on August 18, 2013, 09:46:34 pm
Late 2009 Candy white 3 door
Leather with winter pack
Sunroof
18" Detroits
TSI engine
6 speed manual
Bluetooth / aux in kit

Can't think of a better possible spec list on a MK5 GTI. Well done.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NOWAY1 on August 18, 2013, 09:58:20 pm
80 vert was that the us import on trademe last month? Good score you beat me to it :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on August 18, 2013, 10:17:32 pm
Indeed it is. Makes a HUGE difference to the car. Nice clean crisp turning, proper feedback from steering wheel.
Improves front end grip even on pull away. Reduces wheel hop experienced, especially when the car is tuned.
No harshness in the cabin at all.

Here is what the Arm looks like - Also over 2KG's lighter than factory part.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/rxi_rola/Stuff4sale/B67A0237-65F2-406B-BEF1-690B5A42E8BC-1654-000001A3E429AFF8_zpsc9dfb71d.jpg) (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/rxi_rola/media/Stuff4sale/B67A0237-65F2-406B-BEF1-690B5A42E8BC-1654-000001A3E429AFF8_zpsc9dfb71d.jpg.html)

Is that APR ARM? Whats the difference between that and SUPERPRO's LCA?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: GLIDN on August 19, 2013, 08:30:12 am
Is that APR ARM? Whats the difference between that and SUPERPRO's LCA?

Adjustable ball joint and our own spec on the all the bushing
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RS ZWEI on August 19, 2013, 02:49:24 pm
Adjustable ball joint and our own spec on the all the bushing

What do you mean by "our"?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: 80 Vert on August 19, 2013, 04:17:24 pm
What do you mean by "our"?

LOL that's what I thought too.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: JPK on August 19, 2013, 06:45:51 pm
APR dealer...
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: JPK on August 19, 2013, 06:47:52 pm
Now have stopping power :)

Are these off your Stage 3 car?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on August 19, 2013, 09:05:11 pm
Are these off your Stage 3 car?

Yup
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NOWAY1 on August 20, 2013, 09:31:35 pm
A few upgrades in the last 3 weeks.  GFB DV+, 8" aftermarket stereo (needs a canbus gateway upgrade), LED lights inside and out, CF Hood (Bonnet), 18" Detroits, a few cosmetic mods and details.
(http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a378/BlueandKim/Cars/CF%20Hood/2013-08-20200857_zps09a6b350.jpg) (http://s15.photobucket.com/user/BlueandKim/media/Cars/CF%20Hood/2013-08-20200857_zps09a6b350.jpg.html)
(http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a378/BlueandKim/Cars/CF%20Hood/2013-08-20201124_zps36a669f2.jpg) (http://s15.photobucket.com/user/BlueandKim/media/Cars/CF%20Hood/2013-08-20201124_zps36a669f2.jpg.html)
(http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a378/BlueandKim/Cars/CF%20Hood/2013-08-20200909_zps14f556f8.jpg) (http://s15.photobucket.com/user/BlueandKim/media/Cars/CF%20Hood/2013-08-20200909_zps14f556f8.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on August 20, 2013, 09:33:45 pm
Looking good man
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: 80 Vert on August 20, 2013, 09:54:49 pm
With the last of the MK6 wrecked today the 3 door MK5 is next, bought
RHD door panels so far and a few other goodies (can't resist even though
its not for me  ;D)
Updating the interior with MK6 dash, cluster, electronics, RCD510 and MK6
steering wheel which should look pretty sweet.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on August 20, 2013, 09:58:58 pm
With the last of the MK6 wrecked today the 3 door MK5 is next, bought
RHD door panels so far and a few other goodies (can't resist even though
its not for me  ;D)
Updating the interior with MK6 dash, cluster, electronics, RCD510 and MK6
steering wheel which should look pretty sweet.

Nice! U not fitting the mk6 engine?  >:D
Make sure u do the noise pipe delete that the us spec mk5's come with.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: 80 Vert on August 20, 2013, 10:03:47 pm
Nup already has the MK6 TSI engine in it  >:D  (read, very late 09 model)
Noise pipe??
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on August 20, 2013, 10:12:23 pm
Damn, that's going to be one very cool CW GTI!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on August 21, 2013, 05:58:42 am
Nup already has the MK6 TSI engine in it  >:D  (read, very late 09 model)
Noise pipe??
Ah yes you right, in that case dont worry about the noise pipe as that was for their FSI engine.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on August 21, 2013, 09:43:15 am
Another Yank oddity/minus ?

Is it a special US tune or EU 155kW/207bhp ?

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NCHANT on August 22, 2013, 12:30:39 pm
A few upgrades in the last 3 weeks.  GFB DV+, 8" aftermarket stereo (needs a canbus gateway upgrade), LED lights inside and out, CF Hood (Bonnet), 18" Detroits, a few cosmetic mods and details.

Looks awesome :) where did you get the Detroits from? Considering getting them for ours, or something similar, but the 5x112 pattern is so restrictive :(
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Bryan on January 08, 2014, 12:51:34 pm
2007 Mk5 R32 DSG
Blue with Leather Recaro's
Stock wheels refurbished in black

To do list:
APR ECU reflash
APR Engine and Transmission Mounts
Front and Rear anti-sway bars
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on January 08, 2014, 01:16:21 pm
Shiny, very nice looking car.  8)

Welcome to VASK!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Bryan on January 08, 2014, 02:39:12 pm
Shiny, very nice looking car.  8)

Welcome to VASK!

Thanks mate, still trying to navigate my way around this site, but seems to be a good bunch of people and some great rides.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Poonmobile on January 08, 2014, 04:31:26 pm
very nice, did you do the grill or buy it like that? Looks good with the wheels.- but i'd say that as i have a similar combo!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Bryan on January 08, 2014, 05:38:47 pm
very nice, did you do the grill or buy it like that? Looks good with the wheels.- but i'd say that as i have a similar combo!

I bought the car late last year, and the previous owner had painted the grill black. It did look good, but the grill had a couple of splits in it so I have since replaced it with the stock silver grill. Looks good in both colours really.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on January 08, 2014, 07:30:23 pm
Leebske's R32?
Very nice bryan, welcome :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Bryan on January 08, 2014, 07:33:39 pm
I bought it off Tom in Christchurch. Not sure who the owner before that was.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: TomH on January 12, 2014, 09:16:31 pm
Nice to see its being looked after Bryan but you missed turbo off the to do list??  ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NardoNZ on January 12, 2014, 10:16:43 pm
I owned this car before Tom, before me the owners bought it as a demonstrator from japan and owned it for 5 years or so
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Bryan on January 12, 2014, 10:30:52 pm
Nice to see its being looked after Bryan but you missed turbo off the to do list??  ;D
Ha, off the list until I win a small lotto :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Bryan on January 12, 2014, 10:37:40 pm
I owned this car before Tom, before me the owners bought it as a demonstrator from japan and owned it for 5 years or so
Yes, I see you have returned to a blue R32, but in the form of a turbo mk4, very nice. Well the mk5 is now 111,000km on the clock now.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on January 13, 2014, 08:14:35 pm
awesome. very shiny! no plans on exhaust?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Bryan on January 13, 2014, 08:18:07 pm
awesome. very shiny! no plans on exhaust?
Have considered the APR RSC exhaust. Have a few other things to get sorted first. To be honest, I can already draw enough attention with the stock exhaust :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: NardoNZ on January 13, 2014, 08:45:55 pm
Yes, I see you have returned to a blue R32, but in the form of a turbo mk4, very nice. Well the mk5 is now 111,000km on the clock now.

yep... there is no comparison with any of the other colours for me. I did love the mk5 but it felt like it was too perfect if you know what I mean... if you see my mk4 you see I like modifying and even though I think thats pretty perfect when standard too, the virus has really caught me on this one... 111kms now eh... I got it with 98k and sold it with 102 or so to tom... it was just sitting in my garage all the time so a bit of a waste... nicest spec thats available for a mk5!!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on January 19, 2014, 07:58:07 pm
Have considered the APR RSC exhaust. Have a few other things to get sorted first. To be honest, I can already draw enough attention with the stock exhaust :)
haha yeah stock exhaust is ok... What else you getting sorted :D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Bryan on January 19, 2014, 10:24:25 pm
haha yeah stock exhaust is ok... What else you getting sorted :D

Well, unfortunately my AC compressor has crapped out, so next week will be getting that sorted. I'm thinking of going down the APR path for a few things; engine and trans mounts, drop links & possibly springs, ECU reflash, exhaust.
Would really like to try their DSG reflash too, but need to get a few people interested in a group buy to get the cost down.
All in good time I suppose... Or all at once if I win that small lotto :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Bryan on January 19, 2014, 10:29:07 pm
haha yeah stock exhaust is ok... What else you getting sorted :D

Actually looking at your build thread, wouldn't mind your suggestions on best mods, and order of mods, based on your R32 experience ;)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on January 20, 2014, 12:17:28 am
I did love the mk5 but it felt like it was too perfect if you know what I mean...

If you thought the Mk5 was too perfect, don't go near the Mk6/7 which further strips the soul, adding more layers of aloofness.

 >:D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on January 23, 2014, 03:08:17 pm
Actually looking at your build thread, wouldn't mind your suggestions on best mods, and order of mods, based on your R32 experience ;)

haha yeah don't mind lending my brain. Have done loads more since the last post on the build thread.. To pre-occupied doing other things then updating the thread :)

Pm anytime
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on February 05, 2014, 11:28:57 am
(https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/t31/1669709_10152199963666013_1910650351_o.jpg)
(https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t31/1655708_10152199967401013_951196989_o.jpg)
(https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t31/1534723_10152199963931013_73163935_o.jpg)

Thanks for the photos Ash!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on February 05, 2014, 02:48:01 pm
Who owns the white 3-door GTI with CH's?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on February 05, 2014, 04:43:43 pm
Who owns the white 3-door GTI with CH's?

Alex H
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on February 05, 2014, 07:33:35 pm
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/6a9ed500a92edb9b15c07339ab18ee31.jpg)
Nice pic taken by fuzion
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on February 05, 2014, 07:40:36 pm
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/6a9ed500a92edb9b15c07339ab18ee31.jpg)
Nice pic taken by fuzion

Baby pusher ;)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on February 05, 2014, 07:46:08 pm
Hahaha   ;)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on February 05, 2014, 08:52:26 pm
Alex H

Wrapped? Or is it a new 3 door ed30?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on February 05, 2014, 09:53:03 pm
Wrapped? Or is it a new 3 door ed30?
Wrapped ed 30
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on February 05, 2014, 10:17:26 pm
I want another one so bad.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on February 05, 2014, 11:13:35 pm
(http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r159/faiyazk/7c656e77e15144e02e3faabe5787f8a9.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on March 03, 2014, 02:35:15 am
(https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7441/12878450164_a18c99e866_h.jpg)
(https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3754/12878453834_7642a08225_h.jpg)
(https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3728/12878204583_5fb8fa7710_h.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on March 03, 2014, 09:39:38 am
(http://cdn.infyways.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Add-Facebook-Like-Button-in-Magento.jpg)

Powdercoat the wheels?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on March 03, 2014, 10:05:46 am
Nah I like the silver silver look :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on March 03, 2014, 12:54:38 pm
Agree, looks good as is  8)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on March 03, 2014, 10:17:43 pm
Was going tp colour code this week but a well placed puncture meant buying a matched pair of new tyres instead  :(

So the car will stay like a panda a while longer   :-\

(http://distilleryimage2.ak.instagram.com/f20d7dc4a2a411e38b010e4cd888e04e_8.jpg)

By the way colour coding was $644~ if i removed and fitted the parts, keen to hear how much others paid and any recommendations in Welly?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on March 04, 2014, 09:53:16 am
Sounds about right for the work. Always good to see previous cars they've done if possible, if they a busy shop they'd always have cars for you to inspect onsite that they currently working on/finishing.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: rambo_005 on March 04, 2014, 10:15:27 am
Liking what you have done with your Golf Faiyaz! 8)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on March 04, 2014, 10:21:19 am
Sounds about right for the work. Always good to see previous cars they've done if possible, if they a busy shop they'd always have cars for you to inspect onsite that they currently working on/finishing.

Thanks Fizz, is the roof of your car wrapped?

I agree it looks good.  8)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on March 04, 2014, 10:26:15 am
Save the panda !

 :laugh:
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on March 04, 2014, 06:19:15 pm
Thanks Cam  ;)
Slowmo nah mate commited with paint  ;D
Title: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: dynamikone on March 31, 2014, 07:59:34 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/31/yteqy2ad.jpg)

The weather is awesome this morning.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on March 31, 2014, 09:12:37 am
Save the panda !

 :laugh:

Nein, panda is gone.  ;D

(http://distilleryimage8.ak.instagram.com/2c7c5bcab73f11e38e9b0e837b4b9c28_8.jpg)

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: hagan on March 31, 2014, 01:54:39 pm
Where did you get that front lip? Locally? Cheers
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on March 31, 2014, 03:14:34 pm
Where did you get that front lip? Locally? Cheers

Did a group buy from ebay/aliexpress a few months back with Farran. Bolts align perfectly except for 2 clips that needed to be heated and bent to the right angle.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Kingben23 on April 27, 2014, 07:46:28 pm
Hi There,

run a 06 5dr Gti Dsg Nz new

18" Alloys painted satin black
Gti Recaros (Carbon/plastic back)
H&R spring kit

engine stock

Have just ordered Miltek dp & Cat Back non resonated

Use to run a VW dealership in Surrey, always wanted a gti since then. co drove a mkv in the 09 Dunlop Targa...it went hard and we surprised a few higher hp cars ;-)
Can't attach photo file too big(?)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on April 27, 2014, 08:28:34 pm
Hi There,

run a 06 5dr Gti Dsg Nz new

18" Alloys painted satin black
Gti Recaros (Carbon/plastic back)
H&R spring kit

engine stock

Have just ordered Miltek dp & Cat Back non resonated

Use to run a VW dealership in Surrey, always wanted a gti since then. co drove a mkv in the 09 Dunlop Targa...it went hard and we surprised a few higher hp cars ;-)
Can't attach photo file too big(?)

Welcome to VASK and the MK5 GTI club. Was the car you used on the Targa a white GTI?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Kingben23 on April 27, 2014, 09:36:29 pm
thanks glad to be here. Yes it was white.A guy called John Glastier owned it. Do u know the car?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on April 27, 2014, 10:11:33 pm
thanks glad to be here. Yes it was white.A guy called John Glastier owned it. Do u know the car?

nah just from memory, 2009 targa was the first one i went out and watched.

I remember a white GTI, was it this one?

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v187/razor-eXi-/IMG_6798.jpg)

Had wanted one since then, in white!  :laugh:
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Kingben23 on April 28, 2014, 01:58:54 pm
nah just from memory, 2009 targa was the first one i went out and watched.

I remember a white GTI, was it this one?

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v187/razor-eXi-/IMG_6798.jpg)

Had wanted one since then, in white!  :laugh:

That's the one alright.... It only just finished it's build 7 days before Targa started and didn't to have a shake down.. Subsequently had over boost issues and car would go into limp mode. We would have to mid stage pull over turn it off and restart... Took until New Plymouth before we could get to a VAG machine to fix...  It was running about 300bhp from memory.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on April 28, 2014, 02:57:36 pm
I saw that car in 2009 during the Palm Nth Targa stop over.

 :laugh:
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on April 28, 2014, 03:25:14 pm
I saw that car in 2009 during the Palm Nth Targa stop over.

 :laugh:

Once you go VAG you always look at VAG lol
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on April 28, 2014, 03:33:53 pm
 :laugh:

(http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w414/schattenblau/IMG_4494_zpsd9182179.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Kingben23 on April 28, 2014, 08:25:11 pm
thats the one alright...thanks great photos..
Its for sale I think...
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: wsnownz on June 04, 2014, 04:39:23 pm
Just a boring old TDI..

(http://i1197.photobucket.com/albums/aa430/wsnownz/b3849c23-977b-4e2e-89d7-b6992eacf94c.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: MK3SOME on June 18, 2014, 06:38:44 pm
Gti gone but will be missed  :'(
(http://i1320.photobucket.com/albums/u529/suckerpunch101/DSC09144_zpsdfbf3651.jpg) (http://s1320.photobucket.com/user/suckerpunch101/media/DSC09144_zpsdfbf3651.jpg.html)
(http://i1320.photobucket.com/albums/u529/suckerpunch101/DSC09146_zpsc3cb9354.jpg) (http://s1320.photobucket.com/user/suckerpunch101/media/DSC09146_zpsc3cb9354.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: 0mfgroflmao on July 25, 2014, 04:15:01 pm
Just bought :D

Sorting out timing belt, DSG service etc then will look at an Android head unit, tints, ECU tune etc.

(http://i.imgur.com/VDqPjU1.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/786AjTr.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/LUl6qJw.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on July 25, 2014, 04:22:04 pm
Nice blue.

Quad exhausts ?!?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: 0mfgroflmao on July 25, 2014, 04:31:06 pm
Nice blue.

Quad exhausts ?!?

They came on the car, they say ABT sportsline. I like them, nice deep sound but not too loud.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: GotTurboItch on July 25, 2014, 11:22:37 pm
Had this for under a month now, coming from an Evo Vii.
I love this piece of German Workmanship!

08 DSG GTI
No mods yet... (Have to check with Autosure :/)

Based in Welly
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: GLIDN on July 26, 2014, 08:03:11 pm
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/rxi_rola/Golf/B9E26798-8D8B-4D17-AAB3-4D6BCC030BA8_zpsnnahcitd.jpg) (http://s.photobucket.com/user/rxi_rola/media/Golf/B9E26798-8D8B-4D17-AAB3-4D6BCC030BA8_zpsnnahcitd.jpg.html)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/rxi_rola/Golf/3FEC2094-FA6F-4C18-B25B-332DE92007BA_zpss5s8bdga.jpg) (http://s.photobucket.com/user/rxi_rola/media/Golf/3FEC2094-FA6F-4C18-B25B-332DE92007BA_zpss5s8bdga.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on August 03, 2014, 07:04:57 pm
So when can i pickup my new OZ wheels hennie? :p
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: hagan on August 03, 2014, 11:56:50 pm
not if i get the first  ;D
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: GLIDN on August 04, 2014, 01:00:34 am
So when can i pickup my new OZ wheels hennie? :p

Haha, there coming in use already. You should know that by now.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: ED30 Stage 2+ on January 28, 2015, 07:23:04 am
Anybody know where I can get a mesh grill made up?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: hagan on February 11, 2015, 12:43:08 pm
I think you'd need to DIY it for the lower (cut out an existing and use the frame) but the upper there are a few carbon masks like mine that you can put mesh into the upper around the emblem
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: SimJen on February 13, 2015, 10:42:33 am
My 06 R32, DSG, Recaro's, Flapper mod
Might lower it a little......
Title: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Poonmobile on February 13, 2015, 09:39:13 pm
Nice. You can also use image shack, photo bucket to load more pics!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: hagan on April 05, 2015, 02:11:35 pm
 I dont think i've put this car on here before, now that i have some cool rolling shots ill have a little share

(https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/t31.0-8/11017446_10152850386197972_4768934970044500545_o.jpg)

(https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/t31.0-8/11079570_10152850386207972_7397446557135034721_o.jpg)

(https://scontent-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/t31.0-8/11102862_10152850386167972_3753057390586232042_o.jpg)

Had a couple of bits done to it when i got it, and have added a few since with the help of Anton @WagenWerkes and David @thewrapshop

2007 GTI
Stage 2 NZPT tune
Miltek turbo back exhaust
Forge Twintake intake
H&R Ultra low coilovers
Valeo LED tail lights
JC Sports carbon mask
R-Line fog grilles + GT centre lower grille
18x8 Audi A4 DTM Titanium Wheels
OEM roof bars, somtimes with a combo of; 4up Thule snowboard clamps, 2up Thule fork mount bike racks, wire basket cage.
RCN210 headunit
Brushed black interior trims
Yellow tint fogs
Harlequin tint headlights

I think thats about it, its pretty fun, it uses too much gas, rubs and scrapes a bit so yeah its fun.


Cheers to Chad for the photos
chadkonik.com
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on April 05, 2015, 09:23:33 pm
Such a cool car!  8)
Title: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Poonmobile on April 06, 2015, 08:20:42 am
(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/05/a27a8da96c5bd4e607450d31257cce62.jpg)

Spotted at nats. H.dot glitter edition
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Oliver on September 28, 2015, 03:28:11 pm
Looks so good in black Hagen! love the rolling shots
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: creepdontsleep on September 29, 2015, 12:19:31 pm
The wife's car
(https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5677/21770109266_6db6d3f171_b.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: OmaRapeti on October 25, 2015, 08:33:45 pm
The wife's car
(https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5677/21770109266_6db6d3f171_b.jpg)

Those Wheels would look good on my car haha
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: JP. on December 08, 2015, 08:16:20 pm
Hi guys, long time reader! Finally purchased a MKV GTI so thought I would join up to learn a few things. Been into cars for years.. Honda's mostly 2 Litre Civic Type R and Integras.

Here's my GTI.. Bilstein coilovers, 19" BBS reps and Japanese installed Mandral exhaust. 2007 w/ DSG

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on December 09, 2015, 08:53:52 am
That looks great!  8)

Great base to start from, what future mods have you got in mind?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: JP. on December 09, 2015, 01:22:30 pm
That looks great!  8)

Great base to start from, what future mods have you got in mind?

Thanks :-)

My 1st "mod" as such is to get a 2nd key for it as I purchased it with 1. After any insights on how to do that cost effectively... I called Miles in CHCH and they wanted $660 incl

I'm going to be in Auckland over the Xmas/NY break so will investigate options up there as well.

As for real mods.. APR/Similar reflash/tune is about all I'm looking at. Long term goal is an 8P S3
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on December 09, 2015, 05:19:31 pm
i'm not known to be a fan of colour coding but your car looks great.

ps forget the s3, gti is a better car  ;)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Oliver on December 15, 2015, 04:05:05 pm
car looks dope JP great decision buying a golf!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: kp on February 04, 2016, 08:06:17 am
Hey guys,

Had a friend tell me about this so came over to check it out.
I just recently purchased myself a Golf GTI Pirelii Edition.
Its stock at the moment (minus a head deck change) and I don't have any plans for mods in the immediate future as finances need to stabilise after the big purchase lol.

First thing I'm planning on is a remap though :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RS ZWEI on February 06, 2016, 05:01:38 pm
Hey guys,

Had a friend tell me about this so came over to check it out.
I just recently purchased myself a Golf GTI Pirelii Edition.
Its stock at the moment (minus a head deck change) and I don't have any plans for mods in the immediate future as finances need to stabilise after the big purchase lol.

First thing I'm planning on is a remap though :)

Welcome.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HarryG on April 23, 2016, 12:15:16 pm
My 2007 Vw Gti Edition 30 :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: The Red Warrior on April 23, 2016, 07:44:54 pm
Have you just got it?
Need to mod it till it has 500hp then you'll have a great number plate for it.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HarryG on April 23, 2016, 08:15:50 pm
Have you just got it?
Need to mod it till it has 500hp then you'll have a great number plate for it.

Got it in march :) and yeah sounds like a good idea or not when you're a student. :P
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Poonmobile on April 23, 2016, 10:42:47 pm
Got it in march :) and yeah sounds like a good idea or not when you're a student. :P

I saw you a few weeks ago at the drive through at Maccas. Car looks great, and not a bad car to have as a student! I had a 1.3 Toyota corolla Ae82...
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HarryG on April 23, 2016, 10:51:16 pm
I saw you a few weeks ago at the drive through at Maccas. Car looks great, and not a bad car to have as a student! I had a 1.3 Toyota corolla Ae82...

what maccas what that haha and tbh one of the only places i can afford currently now that i go through petrol like its going out of style haha
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Poonmobile on April 23, 2016, 10:53:24 pm
what maccas what that haha and tbh one of the only places i can afford currently now that i go through petrol like its going out of style haha


On quay street, was in a silver audi behind you.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HarryG on April 23, 2016, 10:58:40 pm
On quay street, was in a silver audi behind you.

oh haha I'm pretty sure i remember this and remember saying to my friends something about an audi being behind us :P
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: kp on April 25, 2016, 11:53:43 am
My 2007 Vw Gti Edition 30 :)

My memory is horrible. I didn't happen to see you on ormiston road a few weeks ago?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HarryG on April 25, 2016, 12:32:46 pm
My memory is horrible. I didn't happen to see you on ormiston road a few weeks ago?

Doubt it as I live on the shore. Well I'm pretty sure haha I had to google the road name as I had no idea where it was.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: kp on April 25, 2016, 11:24:39 pm
Lol all good mate
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Lemieux_66 on April 29, 2016, 12:20:26 pm
Hi all,

Just new the VW Golf scene (coming from BMW), picked up this the other week.  1.4 supercharger/turbo, very quick when compared to my E90 323i Msport. 

It's a bit too low for my liking, does anyone know if I can get standard shocks from any MK5 Golf (either hatch or wagon, R32 or Golf GTI etc) and they'll fit right in and lift up the ride height?  I'll also have a set of Vogtland 50mm suspension for sale ior swap if they can.

(http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y116/Lemieux_66VL/Cars/465882668_zpslkryuklo.jpg) (http://s4.photobucket.com/user/Lemieux_66VL/media/Cars/465882668_zpslkryuklo.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Brett on April 29, 2016, 12:34:32 pm
Hi all,

Just new the VW Golf scene (coming from BMW), picked up this the other week.  1.4 supercharger/turbo, very quick when compared to my E90 323i Msport. 

It's a bit too low for my liking, does anyone know if I can get standard shocks from any MK5 Golf (either hatch or wagon, R32 or Golf GTI etc) and they'll fit right in and lift up the ride height?  I'll also have a set of Vogtland 50mm suspension for sale ior swap if they can.

(http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y116/Lemieux_66VL/Cars/465882668_zpslkryuklo.jpg) (http://s4.photobucket.com/user/Lemieux_66VL/media/Cars/465882668_zpslkryuklo.jpg.html)
Heino from autostance did the car. Ask him if he still has the standard suspension
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Lemieux_66 on May 02, 2016, 02:30:17 pm
Heino from autostance did the car. Ask him if he still has the standard suspension

Thanks mate, turns out that's the guy I bought it from, he's gonna sort me out next week.     Cheers!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: McDoof on May 06, 2016, 12:10:34 pm
Here we have a new addition to my stable. This is the most modern VW I have owned
NZ New GTI 147kw
Shadow Blue
New 3M Window tints
Slight tail light tints
K&N Panel filter replacement
Pretty much stock. Awaiting new head unit because the stock RCD300 is not great.

(http://i1033.photobucket.com/albums/a418/nschlabitz/Golf/IMG_20160510_120528_zpsvn81txd4.jpg)
(http://i1033.photobucket.com/albums/a418/nschlabitz/Golf/IMG_20160505_140535_zpsfifmzkrx.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on May 06, 2016, 03:43:49 pm
Beauty! Any future plans for it?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: McDoof on May 06, 2016, 04:02:14 pm
Upgrading the sounds because I love good audio and then I am undecided about whether I get an ECU remap done or not, but will most likely get that done in the next year.

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Rynonz on June 02, 2016, 07:01:15 pm
This is my 2008 GTI, it is my first VW and I love it! I plan on doing an exhaust and tune upgrade sometime soon, if anyone could recommend someone in christchurch for this kind of thing I would be very appreciative. Also I would like to remove the R badges which were put on by a previous owner, any tips on how to do this without damaging the paint?
(http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h382/infamousnz/Mobile%20Uploads/20160602_124242.jpg) (http://s1107.photobucket.com/user/infamousnz/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20160602_124242.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Beaumont on June 07, 2016, 07:26:58 pm
I saw this one advertised before you must have bought it from Indy cars, curious why we went there for it when there those other guys that specialise in golfs and have a white one that has loads of cool & expensive upgrades already on the car.

Will try and find link again for it
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Rynonz on June 07, 2016, 07:40:32 pm
I saw this one advertised before you must have bought it from Indy cars, curious why we went there for it when there those other guys that specialise in golfs and have a white one that has loads of cool & expensive upgrades already on the car.

Will try and find link again for it

Are you curious why I bought this car? I'm a little bit confused by your comment.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Beaumont on June 07, 2016, 08:08:39 pm
Im trying to find it online. You went for a white GTI when theres another similar looking one with Brembo brakes and other expensive parts already installed yet you chose your one from those guys
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Rynonz on June 07, 2016, 09:00:18 pm
Ah right. I'm happy enough with what I got  :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Beaumont on June 08, 2016, 09:18:15 am
Yeah looks good,esp if you change the front so it doesn't look like a hybrid R32/GTI.

I just prefer to research the best deals on cars online before buying.

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: monk on December 14, 2016, 08:43:20 pm
(http://i.imgur.com/vhDRmRd.png)

Recent purchase for the wife. Fun times :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: McDoof on December 15, 2016, 10:20:20 am
Looks nice...
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: monk on December 15, 2016, 03:45:57 pm
Looks nice...

Glad to get one that wasn't silver.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on December 16, 2016, 09:18:24 am
'for the wife' - we all say that  :laugh:

very nice!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: monk on December 16, 2016, 01:12:14 pm
'for the wife' - we all say that  :laugh:

very nice!

Hah thanks.

I did have it the first day...then the second.
She was excited about her first turn with it this morning.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Andyh on February 19, 2017, 10:51:37 am
hi, new to the forum. bought my first VW last march a 2009 r32
And I love it!!!
cheers Andy
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: BINKZ on February 19, 2017, 12:04:52 pm
(http://i1295.photobucket.com/albums/b625/MrBinkz/54C347F5-59D5-444E-B1D0-BD225419F20A_zpsobzd52aq.jpg)

2008 Pirelli GTI
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: benpaul12 on February 26, 2017, 08:43:18 pm
(https://s9.postimg.org/e0h5wv8jj/IMG_2023.jpg)

Our GT, she's rather nice looking for essentially the bog standard :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HarryG on May 02, 2017, 02:30:19 pm
Just thought I would update everyone. One less Edition 30 on the road 😔😬
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RobClubley on May 02, 2017, 02:34:59 pm
Well that sucks. What happened?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: McDoof on May 02, 2017, 02:36:43 pm
Gave it too much Jandal?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: hagan on May 02, 2017, 02:41:25 pm
Ponsonby rd is clearly 40kph for a reason
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HarryG on May 02, 2017, 02:45:09 pm
Well that sucks. What happened?

Gave it too much Jandal?

Turned to late as forgot what road I was meaning to go down
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: RS ZWEI on May 02, 2017, 02:52:26 pm
Just thought I would update everyone. One less Edition 30 on the road 😔😬

Bugger!
What are you going to replace it with?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: HarryG on May 02, 2017, 02:58:36 pm
Bugger!
What are you going to replace it with?

All depends on what the insurance company offers me. If another Ed30 comes up maybe one of them but also potentially a s3
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on May 02, 2017, 07:21:46 pm
shank's pony for a while ?
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: The Red Warrior on May 02, 2017, 07:52:47 pm
So that plate is basically redundant now I guess.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Feeding Cone on July 05, 2017, 01:12:31 pm
Here's the front of mine.

(https://i.imgur.com/9r1Cfmn.jpg)

Just makes it over the little drop off the asphalt.

Got a few goodies, mostly cosmetic - faux-german but actually nice Japanese stainless catback (once I got the hole welded up), brand new michelin pilot sport's, ED30 gear selector, aftermarket lighting, new front plastic bits, bunch of interior lighting done, slightly lowered on some springs, auto dimming rear mirror and a few other bits of kit.
Also some aftermarket intercooler piping & a weirdly setup silent BOV.

To be done:
Less chrome more black on the outside (badges, maybe some smoked lights instead of the aftermarket glossy ones I've got, maybe repaint the standard rims to black, slight window tint). Would eventually like to put a tune on it but wanna get the supporting bits first. Seeing as I've already got 1/2 an exhaust I'm tempted to put the front half of it on there.
Need to remove the BOV as well and fix some interior rattles.

Pretty stoked, still a little sad I didn't get a manual but the DSG is a good compromise for a single car household.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Keegzus on July 12, 2017, 10:18:55 am
New to the forum :)

(http://i.imgur.com/Y1gwWbm.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/s1zB6QC.jpg)

Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Fizz on July 12, 2017, 10:43:16 am
New to the forum :)

(http://i.imgur.com/Y1gwWbm.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/s1zB6QC.jpg)

Nice one :)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: GLIDN on July 13, 2017, 10:10:46 am
Welcome Feeding Cone + Keegzus.

Can't wait to see how these two cars evolve in their ownership.

Feeding cone - whenever you are ready, happy to assist further
Keegzus - hope you enjoy the radio
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on September 02, 2017, 11:30:29 am
Rejoined the MK5 R32 family again  ;D

NZ New, 6-speed manual. Should be loads of fun!  >:D

(https://instagram.fakl3-1.fna.fbcdn.net/t51.2885-15/e35/21296728_115668329135326_5891709392167895040_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: schattenblau on September 02, 2017, 12:40:48 pm
very nice in blue

 ;)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: rambo_005 on September 02, 2017, 07:05:23 pm
Nice one... Get a Milltek on it now!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: slowmo on September 03, 2017, 12:10:50 pm
Cheers fellas! Its a joy to drive! Missing the DSG farts though!

Will look at a few minor cosmetic mods but plan is to jist drive and enjoy!
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: McDoof on September 04, 2017, 09:30:45 am
This should have been the only colour the R32 came in.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: DAPPR on September 04, 2017, 01:20:55 pm
Sunday Arvo Cruisin'

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4435/36871750911_1ff0c64dd5_h.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: Arr32 on September 04, 2017, 08:31:25 pm
Glowing this evening.
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: dunny41 on September 16, 2017, 10:18:55 pm
Might aswell jump in to this late.

I'm cruising a '08 mk5 GTI in Black.
Running 18" Black BGW Entice wheels with a 225-40-18 tyre.
Full interior LED's plus puddle and NP lights.
Blacked out VW badges.
Ramair cold air intake.

Looking to get a decent exhaust set up as soon as possible.

No decent photos unfortunately
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: jsan083 on October 03, 2017, 09:33:00 am
2006 Golf R32

LED lights
Flapper Mod
Front lip
Tints

Plans to sell due to it being thirsty on fuel especially driving in traffic every day

(http://iforce.co.nz/i/vo1bdc1a.yyc.jpg) (http://www.iforce.co.nz/View.aspx?i=vo1bdc1a.yyc.jpg)
Title: Re: Mk5 Owners - Your cars please
Post by: timwright on November 11, 2017, 06:07:41 pm

Hey,

I just got a 2009 Golf GTI Pirelli. It's lovely - my first VW! Currently it's very stock, but depending on any advice, that might change...

Tim