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MkI (Mk1) Golf

Forum for the very first generation of the VW Golf legend that started it all! Model designation Type 17.
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A place for general discussion about the Golf Mk2. Released 1983 through to 1992. Famous for the GTI. Model designation Type 1G.
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MkIII (Mk3) Golf

A place for general discussion about the Golf Mk3. Released 1991 through to 1999. Covering GTD, GTI, 20th Anniversary GTI, VW Harlequin, Wolfsburg Edition, & European Tour Editions. Model designation Type 1H.
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MkIV (Mk4) Golf & Bora

A place for general discussion about the Golf Mk4 and Bora. Released late 1997 through to August 2006 it has been one of Volkswagen's most successful cars to date. With models such as the TDI, GTI, 25th Anniversary and R32. Model designation Type 1J.
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MkV (Mk5) Golf, Golf Plus & Jetta

Chat about the fifth instalment of the Golf and now Jetta legend! Released 2004 through 2009 this Generation of the VW Golf legend saw a dramatic change in style and construction of the classic Golf image. Models covered include TDI, GTI, Edition 30, Pirelli GTI and R32. Model designation Type 1K.
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MkVI (Mk6) Golf and Jetta

A place for general discussion about the Golf Mk6. Released 2009 through 2013 this later generation Golf saw many refinements to the MK5 platform along with increased economy and emissions benefits. Models covered invlude TDI, GTI, GTI Edition 35 and the Golf R. Model designation Type 5K.
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A place for general discussion about the latest edition to the Volkswagen Golf Family. Release 2012 to date.
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Discussion of theVolkswagen Touran - released in 2003 with a second generation model released in 2010. This forum covers both generations.
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Discussion of the Volkswagen Tiguan released in 2007
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Discussion of the Scirocco Mk3 - released October 2008.
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Frequently asked questions and answers forum.
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Details and codes for use with VCDS (VAG-COM) and other diagnostic related tools. Any posts relating to cracks or otherwise illegal versions of VAG-COM will be deleted and members involved moderated.
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VW Racing Forum

VW Racing forum - hosted by uk-mkivs.
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Awesome GTI

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The premier online performance and suspension specialists providing second to none customer service with fast delivery and price beat promise on all the top brands including AP, Apex, Bilstein, Eibach, Forge, JOM, H&R, Koni, KW, Pipercross, Powerflex, SFS, Spax, Supersport, V-Maxx, Vogtland, Weitec and many more!
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Opie Oils - Oil Recommendation

OPIE OILS has been trading since 1925 and specialises in the distribution of quality fuels and lubricants. They provide a trusted oil recommendations service for owners of nearly all makes of cars and motorcycles, from the most modern super cars to vintage and veteran cars and motorcycles. Their range covers mineral monogrades right through to super high tech race synthetics. Opie Oils also sell Brembo Brake Parts, Denso Spark Plugs, Purolator Filters, Splitfire Gauges and other Performance upgrades.h
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Volkswagen Driver Magazine

Dedicated forum for Volkswagen Driver magazine. Details of current, forthcoming and back issues, subs offers, free ads and regular updates on the magazine's Mk 4 GTI 1.8T project car!
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PSBushings

Problem Solving Bushings (PSB) is a brand of polyurethane bushings, backed by our lifetime warranty. Polyurethane bushings are stronger and last longer than standard rubber bushings Design - The sleeves in our bushings freely rotate which enhances longevity. Installation - Once removal of original bushings has taken place, installation of the new polyurethane bush typically takes from 1 - 5 minutes to install, the techs love it! As a brand, we are actively involved in development to meet our customer's needs
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  1. Hello all, been a long time stalker and figured why not share my build thread here, maybe learn a few things and get some experiences from everyone back in the motherland. Short story, bought Bora, then bought a wrecked MK4 R32 with the plans of swapping in all R32 trims, suspensions, running...
  2. changed the title from changing hater matrix hose to changing thermostat housing to better reflect the topic I am losing considerable abmount of coolant from my car. I can see big spillages on top of the gearbox spilling from various things connected to the thermostat housing. I can see leaks...
  3. Engine, Tuning and Performance
    Have the throttle judder problem at about 3000rpm The turbo kicks in ok so took the egr off which probably has never been cleaned Give it a good clean and put it back on took it for a spin and it’s still the same Should I do a delete Also seen somewhere they took the vacuum pipe off and put...
  4. Audio, Electrics and Lighting
    Am after a half decent amp to pier these Budget of about £200
  5. Hey guys. I have been looking to buy a 130 or a 150. This is what I found, its a 2002 with 220,000 miles. 2 Owners from new. My first concern is, is it actually a 150PS model? The bumper inserts are not colour coded. The seats in the car look normal? ie not Recaros? Seats look grey. Do any...
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