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    No problem, I haven't bought one, as far as I can...

    No problem, I haven't bought one, as far as I can tell the PCV system is operating normally on my car (could be wrong about that though). Have never tried to pry off the plastic cap either to have a...
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    The PCV is integrated into the valve cover. See...

    The PCV is integrated into the valve cover. See here for a diagram.
    Membrane for valve cover VAG 06F103469D 2.0 FSI - Vanos BMW Repair kits for cars
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    Pretty sure that piece of rubber is the gasket I...

    Pretty sure that piece of rubber is the gasket I was talking about that holds the dipstick tube. It sits up the top of the dipstick tube and should locate into the gap in the manifold where the tube...
  4. Thread: Roof lining

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    Also worth noting if you do it yourself is to...

    Also worth noting if you do it yourself is to take care of the grab handle mounting points, they deform when the screw is tightened, and so either need to be bent back into shape or replaced. I just...
  5. Thread: Roof lining

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    Sorry if it wasn't clear this is what I did. I...

    Sorry if it wasn't clear this is what I did. I only had megatrim actually retrim the lining i.e. remove old fabric and glue new fabric in place.
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    Out of curiosity, decided to have a look around,...

    Out of curiosity, decided to have a look around, Runautoparts.com.au has the hoses under Engine Management, one is $48 the other is $18, not sure which one went bad but still a good saving either...
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    I don't sorry, bought mine straight from the...

    I don't sorry, bought mine straight from the dealer as I was midway through the job when it happened and no longer have the receipt, from memory the hose was around $70(!) and the tube might have...
  8. Thread: Roof lining

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    I had my Jetta's rooflining retrimmed here Mega...

    I had my Jetta's rooflining retrimmed here Mega Trim | Motor Trimming I don't have the receipt anymore, but from memory it was $200 or so, and I removed it myself to reduce the cost. I think it would...
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    Supernova Projectors

    Hi everyone,

    Have been looking at these projectors for a while now, and noticed they are now available for preorder again. Has anyone got a set and could provide some feedback on them? VW Golf Mk5...
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    Just went out and checked mine, it seems to be a...

    Just went out and checked mine, it seems to be a different kind. To me it would seem like yours should work in the same way, the centre circle with the U shaped rubber part will pull through the hole...
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    That is just a rubber grommet, its quite hard to...

    That is just a rubber grommet, its quite hard to remove if it hasn't been done before. You just pull the airbox off, prying with a screwdriver may help. The grommet will remain in place.
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    You can undo them with normal pliers, you just...

    You can undo them with normal pliers, you just have to squeeze them together a bit and kind of twist. They are very springy though and will shoot off when undone. Apparently the special pliers can be...
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    No problem, which clamps are you referring to,...

    No problem, which clamps are you referring to, the Clic ones?
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    Yep I've just been having a look on eBay and it...

    Yep I've just been having a look on eBay and it seems you can get them for as low as $20, so would definitely be worth it. Also, since the dipstick tube is attached to the manifold, when I pulled the...
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    Not sure what happened to my post. It was: ...

    Not sure what happened to my post. It was:

    Removing and reinstalling the intake manifold is not too bad at all. The main problem is the hose clamps that hold the rubber pipes that go to each...
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    VIC FS: Connects2 RCD300/500 Kit + Accessories

    Hi all,
    Selling my Connects2 kit for the RCD300/500 since upgrading to the RCD330, all working, will include a whole range of different accessories I tried experimenting with. I found the panel...
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    Checked the gear today, seems fine. Will have to...

    Checked the gear today, seems fine. Will have to look into it more.
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    2.0 FSI P1403 Regulation Deviation

    Hi all,

    For a while now I've been getting the occasional check engine light relating to the EGR system. Up until now I've just been clearing them to see what happens - normally the reappear after...
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    AC Compressor Exploded

    Hi,

    Recently I was driving back from Sydney when the AC stopped blowing cold, knowing something was wrong I switched it off, and 100km later heard a bang - the aftermath of which can be seen...
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    Thanks! Very interesting, thanks for...

    Thanks!



    Very interesting, thanks for replying! So it just has the cloth seats? Mine is an April build, going to have to look into this further I think.
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    Interesting, so it seems as though that early...

    Interesting, so it seems as though that early mk5s need the memory seats but later ones just needed the sensors...



    Out of general curiosity, would you have a link to the brochure, wouldn't...
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    Interesting, moving the switch to the left...

    Interesting, moving the switch to the left doesn't change anything, maybe my car does not have factory parking sensors - how can you tell? Also it is a 2006 Jetta with a midline cluster, so no way to...
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    Mirror Dip on Reverse

    Hi,

    I've just come across some posts talking about having the mirror dip on reverse in the MK5. The ability to activate this option seems to depend on the equipment fitted, and from what I can...
  24. Thread: best R32?

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    I remember seeing a red two-door on carsales a...

    I remember seeing a red two-door on carsales a while back, according to the listing it was one of only a handful of red two-doors that were sent to Australia by mistake, don't know the full story on...
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    DIY: How to repair a VW MK5 door lock module

    The mk5 door lock failure seems to be a common issue, but from what I can see there is very little info on how to actually fix one of them - rather than just replacing the whole unit. Of the 3 door...
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