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Old 05-04-2019, 01:24 AM   #683
JPeterson
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Iím a proud owner of a 2008 mkv gti, 145k miles on the clock, well maintained by previous owners, all the paperwork from day 1 on every bit of work done , completely stock, happy motoring guys


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This one's beautiful.
I own an 06' Rabbit.
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Old 05-16-2019, 01:09 PM   #684
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Great site for info. Located south California.
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Old 05-25-2019, 05:11 AM   #685
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Drives: Mkv Gti
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How Goes It?!

I'm Justin & I have Been reading this forum for awhile finally signed up!
this forum has been a big help with several things....
I Have a 07 GTI with 113,000 miles// she is real ugly due to a nice impact with a deer....bought a parts car replaced the whole front end. So at the moment she a grungy white front end and gray from doors back with a nice scratch down the driver door . After I get performance where I want it I'll worry about looks
Really I'm just glad she runs just as good as always....actually better parts car gave me ecs tuning exhaust/intake plenty of spare parts and APR stage 2 ECU (ECU not installed yet bc came off a manual and I have DSG and want to upgrade pcv/dv as well as some other things & get it flashed for the dsg// if anyone has suggestions on anything I should do before the boost gain from APR stage 2 please feel free to share!)
This is my first newer VW I have always been a fan/owner of Old Beetle/SuperBeetles/(been considering & reading a bunch about a Subi swap in a Beetle & Mk1/Mk2 got damn I love dem boxy ass bitchs!
Must say I love my Mk5 (not only for the reliability compared to my older VW's haha)
Look forward to chatting with you peoples!
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Old 06-04-2019, 08:24 PM   #686
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Talking Introoo

Hey all, Keltyn from North Carolina here! I'm bringing home my (first) 2006 GTI 2.0T FSI at the end of the month and can't be more excited, I've been digging through these forums for the past few weeks and finally signed up.

(to my knowledge) Car is bone stock aside from a resonator delete, and currently throwing a couple codes (P0089 & P0100) with some other minor issues (passenger mirror, the black finish coming off the headlight control dial, etc.), but regardless I'm excited to get to work and get motoring!

Since I'm new to the community, any advice would be awesome!
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Old 06-09-2019, 05:21 PM   #687
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hello

Hello

Im Juri from Germany
have mk5 gti

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Old 06-11-2019, 12:39 PM   #688
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Hi from Dallas

Hi all. I got my MKV GTI in January and have been using this forum to figure out small issues I've had. Great forum so I decided it was time to join.

I have a 2008 Tornado red GTI with the DSG. It has a K&N Typhoon intake, APR stage 1, and koni coilovers. I have installed a new radio also.
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Old 06-13-2019, 10:57 AM   #689
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Drives: 2007 GTI-6spd manual, white
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What's up, everyone? About to be the proud owner of a 2007 MKV in candy white. 6 speed manual. Modded a bit by the previous owner. Looking forward to reading as much as I can in here!
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Old 06-13-2019, 11:02 AM   #690
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Drives: GREY MK5 Golf GTI 2.0 TFSI
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Hi All

Recently acquired a MK5 Golf GTI and I have definitely caught the bug. I just cannot leave it alone and by the end of this Saturday it will be as follows:

Pre Cat Delete - Done
Revo Induction - Done
DV+ - Soon
Quick Shifter Front to Back and Side to Side - Done
R-Tech Stage1 - Soon

Failed Mods:
PCV Delete - Fail because although it was an easy install, it caused my GTI to turn into a Steam train when at a stop

Things I have had to have done since getting:

New Fuel Pump
Oil Pickup
Purge Valve
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Old 06-13-2019, 11:57 AM   #691
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Congrats on the pickup, Harp. Sounds awesome!
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Old 06-13-2019, 02:11 PM   #692
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Cheers

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Old 06-26-2019, 01:53 AM   #693
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Hello!

Hello everyone, not quite a newbie - signed up years ago but not been here for some time! Wife's car is a Mk5 1.4 TSI which we've owned for years.... we're having quite a few issues so thought I would come here for some advice. Any idea how I can place a post in the tech / engine forum as it says I'm not allowed?

Thanks
Robin
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Old 06-26-2019, 03:22 AM   #694
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Hi everyone - just to say I’m now able to post in other forums - issue sorted!
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Old 06-28-2019, 01:09 PM   #695
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Hey everybody! New to this page. 2008 5 door DSG in Indiana, USA. 100% stock.
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Old 08-04-2019, 03:57 AM   #696
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Talking Playing catch up

New to this forum, but not VW. This is my 3rd VW. I've got a 8 year gap in my knowledge from my 00 1.8T to my MKV. I love VW and hope to catch up on my knowledge about my new toy.
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Old 09-07-2019, 01:45 AM   #697
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New to the page. I've got a wannabe GTI. Basically, my car is stock aside from the exhaust. Here's a hero shot.



I've got a few questions, but I figured it'd be polite to introduce myself.
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