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  1. MKV GTI
    i have talked to a few buddies at vw and they said if I hone it and sleeve it I'm screwed I just thought I would ask on here to get some other opinions of people that have done it and their stories good or bad. I know it is normal for about 1/2 qt/oil change but I went through 5 in a 4.9 qt...
  2. MKV GTI
    How labor intensive? How much am I gonna be cursing at myself for tearing into it? It is just an oem replacement not aftermarket mod.
  3. 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...
  4. DETAILING
    I was wondering if anyone had any good advice or tips for cleaning stock exhaust tips, im looking at getting some new chrome tips soon, but still want my car to look nice untill i get them. Correct me if im wrong, because i am completely new to babying my car (I had a Jeep Liberty before my GTI...
  5. MKV GTI
    So I removed one fuel pump fittings to better access the banjo bolt and lost the F***ing washer[suicide]. Its the one in the fitting the barrel nut threads on to. I cannot seem to find it and the dealership has no idea what size it is, they think i have to buy a new fuel pump to get the...
  6. VW GTI INSTALLS / DIYS ONLY
    A long time reading, first time contributing to the community. This is a DIY for a coolant flush for the VW GTI MK5, something that for the life of me, I could not find anywhere else. If you're like me, you enjoying wrenching on your vehicles; especially the venerable MK5 platform. This DIY is...
  7. New Member Introductions
    I'm planing on picking up this 06 mk5 TODAY! 10-6-11. Help talk me IN or OUT of it. I love this car but am afraid of the milage.[suicide] The lowest they would go is $10991 OTD and AS IS. they gave me an "Autocheck" which doesn't show any maintenance at all, so no h20 pump or timing belt was...
  8. MKV GTI
    (Drum Roll) xcrazydx and myself have dedicated some time in the past month to assembling the following MKV guide for the general public out there on myfastgti.com. This is a rough draft. Please provide commentary: what you like, what you dont like, what you would like to see added, what should...
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