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Old 02-26-2006, 03:43 PM   #1
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Exclamation Compiled list of DIYs so far.....

Rear wiper delete removal plug cap GTI RABBIT

Painted Black Trim

Foglight bulb replacement

Install KW Coilovers

Front License plate bracket

Removing Engine Cover

Forge Atmospheric Blow Off Valve Space

Front License Plate Holder (to avoid drilling bumper)

Removing "GTI" badge from front bumper

Stock Stereo Removal

Mini-glove box / cubby hole Installation

R32 Tail Lights Install

Seat Drawer Install

OEM Auto-dimming Compass Rearview Mirror Installed in a US spec GTI (pictures!)

Euro License Plate Install (Committing & Drillin')

Autotech Rear Swaybar Install - Part 1

IPOD Center Console Install

OEM Whip-Type Antenna Removal & Shark-Fin Swap

Side Mirror Blinkers Installation

NewSouth Turbo Boost Gauge install

A3 Throttle Pipe Install

Smoked Tailights

Short Shift Kit Install

Removing Rear VW Emblem/Logo

Rear Sway Bar (H&R 24mm)

Bulb Replacement DIY

Sidemarker removal/replacement

DIY Fog Lights

Oil Change

Custom R32-style taillights

Parktronic Retrofit

Sharkfin Antenna Swap

Whistler fuzion DIY w/ newsouth dashpod


Rear GTI Headrest removal


Power wire routing through firewall

BSH Pendulum Mount Install

DIY mkv headlight darkining(Joey Mod)

Painting lowers

DIY Reversing Camera

DIY Rear Seat Removal

Cabin/Pollen Filter DIY

MFD2 Antenna Install On Dash

DIY Diverter Valve change tips

* If you have posted a DIY please PM me or JJ-R32 and we'll include it in the list!
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Old 10-09-2006, 03:30 PM   #2
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Updated with Rear Sway Bar DIY and Rear Emblem Removal
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Old 10-09-2006, 03:31 PM   #3
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i dont see my DIY :(
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Old 10-11-2006, 03:58 PM   #4
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anyone have a DIY for springs installation? i am very familiar with how to do this on most import (japanese) cars but euros are way different. lol i figured the rears would be easy since the shock isn't even inside the spring.
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Old 10-11-2006, 04:00 PM   #5
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anyone have a DIY for springs installation? i am very familiar with how to do this on most import (japanese) cars but euros are way different. lol i figured the rears would be easy since the shock isn't even inside the spring.
http://www.swankmonkey.com/vw/jetta/2006/suspension/
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Old 11-16-2006, 12:23 PM   #6
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http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=914

add 198hare's write up, good stuff...
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Old 11-16-2006, 07:21 PM   #7
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nice!
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Old 11-28-2006, 06:02 PM   #8
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anyone got a write up one the awe vent boost gauge
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Old 11-28-2006, 08:25 PM   #9
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evoms intake install.. i got no instructions
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Old 11-28-2006, 08:27 PM   #10
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Old 12-06-2006, 11:29 AM   #11
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i wouldnt mind seeing a DIY on the AWE vent mount...... i heard that there was issues with the tubing clearing the EVOMS intake tube.
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Old 02-10-2007, 04:18 AM   #12
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Anybody seen any writeups on the Eurojet FMIC?
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Old 02-14-2007, 09:02 PM   #13
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ghl DIY

i posted the ghl diy
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Old 02-20-2007, 10:16 PM   #14
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has anyone seen a diy on headlight replacement? i need to replace the stock housing with black ones.
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Old 02-20-2007, 10:22 PM   #15
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i wouldnt mind seeing a DIY on the AWE vent mount...... i heard that there was issues with the tubing clearing the EVOMS intake tube.
I thought there was someone in here that posted the AWE DIY vent mount awhile ago.
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Old 02-20-2007, 10:23 PM   #16
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Found it!

http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showth...+gauge+install




Another (pics links went away):

http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showth...+gauge+install




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Old 02-21-2007, 01:14 AM   #17
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Any know how to get the passenger door panel off? i found a writeup on the driverside.. but not the passenger.. they are very diff.
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Old 03-26-2007, 07:15 AM   #18
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Old 04-14-2007, 08:22 AM   #19
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Added:

DIY fog lights by Remus6
Brakes upgrade DIY by digitalhippie
Oil Change by Deezz Nuttz
R32 Style Tail lights by j4xoR
Parktronic Retrofit by dpham00
Sharkfin Antenna Swap by ewoo
Whistler Fuzion DIY w/ newsouth dashpod by shmeeg


This list hasn't been updated in a while so if anyone has any new ones they'd like to see added to the main list above, reply to this thread with the link. Thanks!
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Old 06-07-2007, 03:30 PM   #20
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gonna add the Forge DV DIY or let it be where it is now?
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Old 06-07-2007, 05:05 PM   #21
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gonna add the Forge DV DIY or let it be where it is now?
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Old 09-01-2007, 12:09 AM   #22
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Guys, I have seen some great photos on removal of the diffuser vent and radio, searched but can't find them no more. Can anyone point in the right direction, here or the tex or more. Many thanks in advance. Cheers Donald
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