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  1. New Member Introductions
    The car is my son's, who rescued it from this kid who did things to this car I will never understand. 6 months ago, the power window (passenger side only) started slowing down with each use. We stopped using it while it was up, and this weekend replaced the motor. Now we've discovered that there...
  2. MKIV GTI
    as far as cosmetics go, ill wait for now. First I want a great running, smooth '03 GTI. I bought many things that you guys all mentioned are pretty good for that car. However, i do not know the order in which to do the maintenance. Help or advice would be greatly appreciated!!! the car may...
  3. VW GTI
    Im looking to buy my first GTI and seeing and hearing all this MKIV, MKV, MKV... ect. Im starting to get really confused. I am looking at 2007-2011 GTI's w/ automatic transmissions. Any advice or tips would be great. I want to really focus on ascetics but want to put do some work to the engine...
  4. MKIV GTI
    well here goes nothing, i know youve probably seen them everywhere but i want to know your imput. I've stumbled across a 2002 gti 1.8t with 125k on it (All scheduled maintenance, clean interior, New Battery, thermostat,ignition coils, spark plugs, brakes and rotors. Roof Racks. Water Pump...
  5. MKIII GTI
    Hello, I recently bought a 97 GTI and I need some advice. It's a 2.0 non-turbo and it didn't come with an owners manual so I need some help. First, what grade oil should I be using when I give it an oil change? Also, is 94 octane required for non-turbo GTIs? It's got some 220KM on it so I want...
  6. MKV GTI
    I bought an '06 2.0 New GTI about 3 weeks ago from a used car dealership in Massachusetts. So far i've had to replace the compressor for the air conditioner, a turbo valve and ...someother valve, and now my mass air sensor went off and I have a huge deficiency in my engine vacuum (at the shop...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! I am new to this forum -wave-. I currently drive a 2002 VW Jetta TDI. No mods. I love it to death and enjoy the mpg, but it is now time for me to move on and have fun with a quicker turbo. O0 The GTI came to mind, since I don't plan on leaving VW soon. I'm interested in a...
  8. MKIII GTI
    hatch doesnt work -_______________________- driver door doesnt lock passenger door's lock's guts came out.. like the thing that the key goes in. i have the code for the anti theft radio but it wont unlock. and the e brake wire is either snapped... or even worse maybe the ebrake was grinding and...
  9. New Member Introductions
    i just got rid of my 95 saturn sc1 cause i finally blew the head gasket after 311815 miles. long story short ive always wanted a gti and now im lookin for one. im new to learning about cars but im very interested. if you have any recommendations as to what kind please let me know. i dont have...
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