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==  Miscellaneous How-Tos  ==
*[[Noises, clunks, clinks, rattles, squeaks, groans, etc.]]
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*[[What to look for when buying used]]
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* [http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3621413 Reset "Service Now" Indicator] {{v}}
*[[Dealers, tuners, parts places, etc.:  experiences, recommendations, thumbs-down, etc.]]
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== Pics ==
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*[http://www.netcarshow.com/volkswagen/ netcarshow.com]: great site with lots of large, high quality, pics of VWs going back to the 70s.
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===  MkV GTI Pics elsewhere ===
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2533067 vwvortex color registries for MkV's: GTI, GLI, Jettas]
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*vwvortex.com threads with ''tons'' of before/after pics of MkV GTI on:
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**[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3236895 Various Eibach springs]
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**[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3236899 Neuspeed springs]
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**[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3237494 35mm & 50mm Vogtland springs]
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===  MkV GTI Pics  ===
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=4413244&page=3 2007 4-door MkV GTI, Vogtland 50mm / FK cup kit, 18x8 ET 48 mm with 235/40/18]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:4413202649_16d78b618f_b.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3668486&postid=45562646#45562646 MkV GTI w/ H&R Sport springs and 235/45-18's]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:DSCN0214.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3611272 MkV GTI on Vogtland 50mm drop, 18x8.5 ET 45 mm, 225/40/18, "no rubs, no cuts".]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:GLGTG4%20098.jpg|90px]] [[Image:150173504-M.jpg|90px]] [[Image:blinker.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2876414&page=6&postid=41439724#41439724 Black 2007 GTI on B&G coilovers & stock 17" wheels]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:DSC01738.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3365777 2006 MkV GTI w/ Oettinger bumper/spoiler]<br>[[Image:4_G.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3340934&postid=40175245#40175245 2006 MkV GTI, painted side skirts &amp; front air dam ]<br>[[Image:823878745_4fb1361156_o.jpg|90px]] [[Image:r32parts002.jpg|90px]] [[Image:r32parts003.jpg|90px]] [[Image:meet007.jpg|90px]] [[Image:meet008.jpg|90px]] [[Image:meet009.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3338654 2006 MkV GTI, Eibach Pro Kit w/ Koni FSD, 19x8.5, Toyo proxes T1R 235/35-19]  {{v}}
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3159865&postid=37982346#37982346 MkV GTI w/ 18" Hufeisen wheels painted black & red]  {{v}}<br> [[Image:dscn1791gf8.jpg|90px]] [[Image:dscn1788cg6.jpg|90px]] [[Image:dscn1796sh5.jpg|90px]] [[Image:dscn1800xr6.jpg|90px]] [[Image:dscn1794oe6.jpg|90px]] [[Image:dscn1797sy1.jpg|90px]] [[Image:dscn1790ld3.jpg|90px]] [[Image:dscn1785nz6.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3196330 2007 MkV GTI on H&R Super Sport springs]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:CIMG1380.jpg|90px]] [[Image:CIMG1377.jpg|90px]] [[Image:CIMG1376.jpg|90px]] [[Image:CIMG1375.jpg|90px]] [[Image:CIMG1374-1.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3196050 2007 MkV GTI w/ H&R coil-overs and 18" Hufeisen wheels]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:bath1.jpg|90px]] [[Image:park1.jpg|90px]] [[Image:park2.jpg|90px]] [[Image:poke.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3169659 MkV GTI w/ Neuspeed Sport Springs] {{v}}, before and after:<br>[[Image:before_100_0159.jpg|90px]] [[Image:before_100_0161.jpg|90px]] [[Image:after_100_0171.jpg|90px]] [[Image:after_100_0173.jpg|90px]] [[Image:after_100_0174.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3163040 2006 MkV GTI w/ Koni coilovers] {{v}}, before and after:<br>[[Image:before_DSC01569.jpg|90px]] [[Image:after_DSC01576.jpg|90px]] [[Image:after_DSC01573.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3106173 2006 MkV GTI, H&R coilovers at lowest setting, 18x8.5 ET 30 mm, 215/35-18 Fuzion ZRi]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:mywheels006.jpg|90px]] [[Image:mywheels010.jpg|90px]] [[Image:mywheels018.jpg|90px]] [[Image:mywheels017.jpg|90px]] [[Image:mywheels007.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3046802 H&Rs Sport springs on stock dampers, 18x8 ET 43 mm, no spacers, Pirelli P6 235/40-18]<br>[[Image:alexgti5.jpg|90px]] [[Image:alxgt4.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Picew3.jpg|90px]] [[Image:e234.jpg|90px]] [[Image:alxdf.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3061867 2006/7 MkV GTI, Helios 19x8.5 ET 45 mm, BFG T/A KDW 235/35-19, HPA SHS Street coilovers] ("variant of KW V1's")<br>[[Image:380529055_d1907156c8.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529076_f9faa150bf.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529088_1d8ec4997e.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529107_2abb2b4745.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529129_3125265343.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529154_b88255884a.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529193_cdae07633c.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529212_fc1334251b.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529238_d53e11f841.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529261_16dd75cf65.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529299_5bcab15406.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529323_d4ef10c3e7.jpg|90px]] [[Image:380529347_b43123024e.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2961162 2006/2007 MkV GTI w/ H&R Sport springs & stock 17" wheels]<br> [[Image:GTIsized.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3093201 2006 (2007?) MkV GTI with Neuspeed Sport springs, stock dampers, 17" wheels]<br>[[Image:399906615_0577ad29a1_b.jpg|90px]] [[Image:399906612_73f7fb4b08_b.jpg|90px]] [[Image:399906607_8595a3f185_b.jpg|90px]] [[Image:399906594_8accf97ee2_b.jpg|90px]] [[Image:399906589_44e5a0e0ea_b.jpg|90px]] [[Image:399906581_74c46a852b_b.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3046802&postid=35434489#35434489 2006 MkV GTI DSG, H&R springs, with stock shocks]<br>[[Image:FarPSideshot.gif|90px]] [[Image:Track.gif|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3047414&postid=3047414#3047414 2007 MkV GTI, Eibach Pro 18x8 ET 38 mm 225/40-18]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:gti10.jpg|90px]] [[Image:gti11.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3050727 2006 MkV GTI "on H&R" (springs?  coil-overs?) with Rial Daytona 18x8.5 ET 30 mm wheels, with 225/40-18]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:exotickoncepts005.jpg|90px]] [[Image:exotickoncepts004.jpg|90px]] [[Image:exotickoncepts003.jpg|90px]] [[Image:exotickoncepts002.jpg|90px]]
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*2006 MkV GTI w/ Vogtland race springs, 17" wheels<br>[[Image:2006 GTI w Vogtland race springs gtiside2vz6.jpg|90px]] [[Image:2006 GTI w Vogtland race springs gtiandxbej9.jpg|90px]]
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*2007 MkV GTI w/ 18" Hufweisen wheels<br>[[Image:2007VWGTIBeautyRightUpBeach01Fixed.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2844773 2006 MkV GTI with Stahl S3 wheels, 18x8 front (ET 56 mm), 18x9.5 rear (ET 66 mm)]  {{v}}  {{added|'''''}}<br>[[Image:842328.jpg|90px]] [[Image:842329.jpg|90px]] [[Image:842330.jpg|90px]] [[Image:842331.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2783513 2006 MkV GTI w/ H&R race Springs and stock dampers]  {{v}}  {{added|16:13, 28 August 2006 (PDT)}}<br>[[Image:DSC02571.jpg|90px]] [[Image:DSC02570.jpg|90px]] [[Image:DSC02569.jpg|90px]] [[Image:DSC02568.jpg|90px]] [[Image:DSC02567.jpg|90px]] [[Image:a9c90c1b.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2724877&postid=31239740#31239740 2006 MkV GTI on H&R Cup Kit]  {{v}}  {{added|09:17, 12 August 2006 (PDT)}}<br> [[Image:after_side.jpg|90px]] [[Image:after_rear.jpg|90px]] [[Image:after_frontwheelcigs.jpg|90px]] [[Image:after_frontwheel.jpg|90px]] [[Image:after_frontcigs.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2724877&postid=31174802#31174802 2006 MkV GTI on Neuspeed Sport Springs and Bilstein Sport shocks]  {{v}}  {{added|09:03, 12 August 2006 (PDT)}}<br>[[Image:201956003_89cc55d802_b.jpg|90px]] [[Image:147740121_957a23105b_o.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2724877&postid=30839797#30839797 2006 MkV GTI w/ H+R coil-overs]  {{v}}  {{added|13:30, 29 July 2006 (PDT)}}<br>[[Image:Picture131.jpg|90px]]  [[Image:Car028.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2733618&postid=30834868#30834868 2006 (?) German (?) 4-door MkV GTI]  {{v}}  {{added|05:51, 26 July 2006 (PDT)}}<br>[[Image:GTI1.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2733618&postid=30834950#30834950 2006 (?) Euro (?) 4-door MkV GTI]  {{v}}  {{added|05:51, 26 July 2006 (PDT)}}<br>[[Image:GTd.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2724877&postid=30726896#30726896 2006 MkV GTI w/ H&R coil-overs]  {{v}}  {{added|21:33, 25 July 2006 (PDT)}}<br>[[Image:100_0152.sized.jpg|90px]] [[Image:100_0155.sized.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2724877&postid=30731575#30731575 2006 MkV GTI w/ H&R Sport springs and stock shocks ]  {{v}}  {{added|21:33, 25 July 2006 (PDT)}}<br>[[Image:GTI13.JPG|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2724877&postid=30715355#30715355 2006 MkV GTI w/ H&R Race springs w/ Koni shocks]  {{v}}  {{added|21:33, 25 July 2006 (PDT)}}<br>[[Image:DSC00177.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zeropost?cmd=tshow&id=2724877&postid=30713900#30713900 2006 MkV GTI w/ H&R coil-overs]  {{v}}  {{added|21:33, 25 July 2006 (PDT)}}<br>[[Image:Hr1.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2724877&postid=30714019#30714019 2006 MkV GTI United Gray w/ H&R Sport springs and Bilstein shocks]  {{v}}  {{added|21:33, 25 July 2006 (PDT)}}<br>[[Image:IMG 00901.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2630234 Red MkV GTI w/ 18" silver Eta Beta Tettsut wheels]<br>[[Image:pict19807sl.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2630234 Black 2007 GTI w/ 18" (?) black Eta Beta Tettsut wheels]<br>[[Image:GTI1.JPG|90px]] [[Image:GTI2.JPG|90px]] [[Image:GTI3.JPG|90px]] [[Image:GTI4.JPG|90px]] [[Image:GTI5.JPG|70px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2514569 2006 MkV GTI w/ H&R springs] {{v}} (H&R Sport springs?  H&R Race springs?  dunno...):<br>[[Image:GTI52.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2514569 2006 MkV  GTI w/ H&R Sport springs and Bilstein Sport shocks] {{v}}<br>[[Image:DSC04911.JPG|90px]] [[Image:MK5HR_RACE_BLS1.JPG|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2514569&page=2 2006 MkV GTI with H&R Sports and Konis] {{v}}<br>[[Image:RS6GTIFront3.jpg|90px]] [[Image:RS6GTIBack1.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2543648 2006 MkV GTI (with w/ 18" Hufweisen's) w/ stock springs+shocks] {{v}}:<br>[[Image:DSC04944.JPG|90px]] [[Image:DSC04897.JPG|90px]]<br>and with Euro 2-door GTI springs+stock shocks (front lowered 1.25", back lowered 0.5"):<br>[[Image:MK5EuroSpringLS2.JPG|90px]] [[Image:MK5EuroSpringLS3.JPG|90px]]<br>and with Euro 4-door GTI rear springs (making the rear 1/8" higher than with the Euro 2-door GTI rear springs):<br>[[Image:DSC05016.JPG|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2578754 2006 MkV GTI with Vogtland race springs and Flik Wasp wheels] {{v}}<br>[[Image:bf90e35cda9a3rl.jpg|60px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2551571 Carbon Fiber VW Emblems]  {{v}} <font size=-1><em>(added 21:19, 11 April 2006 (PDT))</em></font><br>[[Image:2290222 33 full.jpg|90px]] [[Image:2290222 25 full.jpg|90px]] [[Image:2290222 1 full.jpg|90px]]
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*2006 Candy White on H&R springs, posted in [http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2549533 Candy White on H&R Springs..]  {{v}} <font size=-1><em>(added 20:23, 10 April 2006 (PDT))</em></font><br>[[Image:Low3.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Low4.jpg|90px]]
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*2006 United Gray on H&R springs, posted in [http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2533034&postid=28266750#28266750 Official United Grey Golf GTI Color Thread]  {{v}} <font size=-1><em>(added 20:17, 10 April 2006 (PDT))</em></font><br>[[Image:H&R 04-04.jpg|90px]]
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*2006 United Gray, on H&R sport springs & stock shocks, and 19" OZ Super T wheels, posted in [http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2533034&postid=28267436#28267436 Official United Grey Golf GTI Color Thread]  {{v}} <font size=-1><em>(added 20:12, 10 April 2006 (PDT))</em></font><br>(''Also posted in [http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2724877&postid=30726410#30726410 Let's get a master picture thread of all available aftermarket suspension for the MKV] {{v}}.'')<br>[[Image:Dsc03536.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Dsc03541.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Dsc03538.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Dsc03547.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Project-progression-1.jpg|50px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2533558 "Do Mercedes Benz 5 x 112 Wheels fit on a MKV?"]  {{v}}: 2006 Reflex Silver MkV GLI with Mercedes Benz wheels [[Image:CDocuments and SettingsSeanDesktopGLI Picsbrabus1.jpg|90px]]
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*2006 Black MkV GTI w/ 19" LM wheels, [http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2478622 "mk5 gti on 19" LMs"]  {{v}} <font size=-1><em>(added 20:16, 29 March 2006 (PST))</em></font>:<br>[[Image:MkV GTI-19 BBS LM ACFZZAZdbO6W.JPG|90px]] [[Image:MkV GTI-19 BBS LM IMG 0075.JPG|90px]] [[Image:MkV GTI-19 BBS LM IMG 0076.JPG|90px]] [[Image:MkV GTI-19 BBS LM IMG 0077.JPG|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2519095&postid=27981335#27981335 2006 MkV GTI, United Gray, w/ black hood w/ red stripes &agrave; la ''''fast'''']  {{v}} <font size=-1><em>(added 19:28, 29 March 2006 (PST))</em></font>:<br>[[Image:017copy2.jpg|90px]] [[Image:012copy2.jpg|90px]] [[Image:046copy2.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://www.kurtjones.com/cars2/2.12.06,GTI/ 2006 Black MkV GTI], from [http://www.kurtjones.com/cars2/2.12.06,GTI/ http://www.kurtjones.com/cars2/2.12.06,GTI/] <font size=-1><em>(added 16:00, 25 March 2006 (PST))</em></font>:<br>[[Image:GTI.jpg|90px]] [[Image:GTI,IR.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Gti-1.jpg|90px]] [[Image:GTI-2.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Eyes.jpg|90px]] [[Image:IR, above.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://photobucket.com/albums/c300/JLeano/ 2006 Flash Red 4-door MkV GTI w/ Huffweisen wheels] <font size=-1><em>(added 15:54, 25 March 2006 (PST))</em></font>:<br>[[Image:Nnn4.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Nnn5.jpg|90px]] [[Image:6 .jpg|90px]]
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*From [http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=812 "It's all Coming Together..."]  {{v}}:<br>2006 United Gray MkV GTI w/ Khartoum wheels and Votex body kit <font size=-1><em>(added 07:08, 25 March 2006 (PST))</em></font>:<br>[[Image:IMG 0072.jpg|90px]] [[Image:IMG 0073.jpg|90px]] [[Image:IMG 0080.jpg|90px]] [[Image:IMG 0074.jpg|90px]] [[Image:IMG 0081.jpg|90px]] [[Image:IMG 0076.jpg|90px]] [[Image:IMG 0082.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2488274 2006 MkV GTI w/ Tire Rack S6 replica wheels and Neuspeed Sport springs]  {{v}} <font size=-1><em>(added 07:08, 25 March 2006 (PST))</em></font>:<br>[[Image:Newgti 001a.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Newgti 003a.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Newgti 004a.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2516243 Black 2006 MkV GTI with gold BBS wheels and chrome Jetta grille]  {{v}} <font size=-1><em>(added 13:10, 23 March 2006 (PST))</em></font>
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===  MkV Jetta Pics ===
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=4413244&page=4 Jetta Sport Wagon with 19x8.5 ET 45 mm, Toyo Proxes 4 225/35-19]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:JSW 19x8.5 ET 45 mm 225-35-19 4488339149 d60669b8f0.jpg|90px]] [[Image:JSW 19x8.5 ET 45 mm 225-35-19 4488988566 0dc09bf8e9.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=4239115 2006 MkV Jetta w/ 19x8 ET 42 mm in front, ET 37 mm in rear, w/ 215/35-19 Dunlops]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:FRONTAL2.jpg|90px]] [[Image:FRONTAL3.jpg|90px]] [[Image:FRONTAL.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Roll2.jpg|90px]] [[Image:roll3.jpg|90px]] [[Image:ET42.jpg|90px]] [[Image:ET37.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3047414&postid=35448680#35448680 2006 MkV GLI, BBS CK 19x8 ET 44 mm, Eibach springs]  {{v}}<br>[[Image:100 0857.jpg|90px]] [[Image:100 0858.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://www.auto-power-girl.com/photo_gallery/volkswagen/volkswagen_jetta_gli-553 2006 MkV Jetta GLI, Salsa Red, 18" Hufweisen wheels]<br>[[Image:Volkswagen-jetta-gli-2006-2.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Volkswagen-jetta-gli-2006-3.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Volkswagen-jetta-gli-2006-4.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Volkswagen-jetta-gli-2006-5.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Volkswagen-jetta-gli-2006-9.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Volkswagen-jetta-gli-2006-12.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Volkswagen-jetta-gli-2006-13.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Volkswagen-jetta-gli-2006-14.jpg|90px]] [[Image:Volkswagen-jetta-gli-2006-15.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2724877&postid=31174743#31174743 2006 Jetta GLI on KW V1 coilovers], fronts spun all the way down, rear have about 1/2 inch of thread left.  {{v}}  {{added|09:28, 12 August 2006 (PDT)}}<br> [[Image:003.jpg|90px]] [[Image:002.jpg|90px]]
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*From [http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2501394 "Any Neuspeed lowered Jetta's in the house?"]  {{v}}:<br>2006 United Gray Jetta MkV GLI DSG with Neuspeed springs+Bilsteins  <font size=-1><em>(added 15:49, 25 March 2006 (PST))</em></font>:<br>[[Image:IMG 2173.jpg|90px]] [[Image:IMG 2187.jpg|90px]] [[Image:IMG 2190.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2501394&postid=27693743#27693743 Pic of 2006 Jetta GLI DSG with Neuspeed springs, unknown dampers]  {{v}}:<br>[[Image:NewWheels021206004.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2501394&postid=27694397#27694397 Pic of 2006 Jetta GLI DSG with Neuspeed springs, Bilsteins]  {{v}}:<br>[[Image:GLI04.jpg|90px]]
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===  Miscellaneous Other Pics  ===
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*See-through view: [[Image:See-thru 076 scaled 600.jpeg|90px]]
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*Concept drawing: [[Image:Concept drawing front right 3quarter 050 scaled 600.jpeg|90px]]
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*Evolution of the Golf's rear silhouette [[Image:Concept drawings left 3quarter 052 scaled 600.jpeg|90px]]
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*See-through unibody [[Image:See-thru unibody view 019 scaled 600 001.jpeg|90px]]
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== Noises, clunks, clinks, rattles, squeaks, groans, etc. ==
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*Fast tapping noise:
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**VW Technical Bulletin:  Group 20, Number 06-03, Mar 30, 2006, "Fuel Lines, Insulating for Rattles", for New&nbsp;Jetta&nbsp;2005-2006&nbsp;(1.9L&nbsp;TDI,&nbsp;2.0L,&nbsp;2.5L) and New&nbsp;GTI&nbsp;(2.0L):<br>[[Media:Rattling fuel line aka fast tapping noise VW tech bulletin page 1 of 4 2006031.jpg|page 1]], [[Media:Rattling fuel line aka fast tapping noise VW tech bulletin page 2 of 4 2006032.jpg|page 2]], [[Media:Rattling fuel line aka fast tapping noise VW tech bulletin page 3 of 4 2006033.jpg|page 3]], [[Media:Rattling fuel line aka fast tapping noise VW tech bulletin page 4 of 4 2006034.gif|page 4]]<br>from [http://www.alldata.com/tsb/Volkswagen/1143705600000_1145430000000_2006-03/index.html http://www.alldata.com/tsb/Volkswagen/1143705600000_1145430000000_2006-03/index.html].
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**[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2253165 "06 GLI Tapping Noise"]  {{v}}
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**[http://forums.fourtitude.com/zerothread?&id=2314693&postid=26998792#26998792 Fast tapping sound from dash]  {{v}}
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**[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2489589 "tapping under psgr footwell at idle is very loud."]  {{v}}
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**[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?&id=2314693 "very fast tapping sound"]  {{v}}: [http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?&id=2314693&postid=27823344#27823344 the cause] (three fuel lines touching body) and [http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?&id=2314693&postid=27823791#27823791 the fix] {{v}}.
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2748619&postid=31033424#31033424 Rattle in center diffuser/temp sensor/cargo tray]  {{v}}
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2721992 Clunking noise from front when wheel turned in to corner]  {{v}}
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== Tools Sources ==
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*[http://www.zdmak.com Tools for VW & other European cars], including: triple square bits, polydrive bits, etc.
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*[http://www.google.com/search?q=triple+square+bit Google: "triple square bit"]
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== Dealers, tuners, parts places, etc.:  experiences, recommendations, thumbs-down, etc. ==
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2307846#24995568 VW dealers on vwvortex] {{v}}<br>
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2697140 An unhappy EIP customer] {{v}}
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2763819 List of on-line wheels places]  {{v}}
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2763819&postid=31584755#31584755 Horror story with Discounted Wheel Warehouse, http://www.discountedwheelwarehouse.com/]  {{v}}
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== Miscellaneous miscellaneous ==
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2341253 German Brochure]{{v}}
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2351378#25575889 GTI Accessories Book]{{v}}:<br>[[Image:GTIV001.jpg|180px]] [[Image:GTIV002.jpg|180px]] [[Image:GTIV004.jpg|90px]] [[Image:IMG 536021.jpg|90px]]
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*[http://tech.bentleypublishers.com/thread.jspa?forumID=109&threadID=19591&messageID=183442#183442 Differences between Bentley "Service Manual" and Bentley "Official Factory Repair Manual"]<br>
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*[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1158901779668604713 Video (WMV) of ad with "German" lab guy: pimp-y car crushed by crate containing MkV GTI], also [[Media:Drop it like its hawt.wmv|available here]].
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*[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=70722051211331357 Video (WMV) of ad with "German" lab guy: pimp-y car flung by trebuchet.], also [[Media:Time to unpimp ze ow toh.wmv|available here]].
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*[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1948433946923483148 Video (WMV) of ad with "German" lab guy: pimp-y car crushed by wrecking ball and replaced by white MkV GTI], also [[Media:wrecking_ball.wmv|available here]].
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*[http://www.frappr.com/volkswagengolfmk5owners/ Map of Golf MkV owners worldwide!]
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*[[Speedometer error]]s
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2533027&postid=28135922#28135922 VW Sales figures for March 2006] {{v}}
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*[[Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About "Fast" (But Were Afraid to Ask)]]
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2457779&postid=27648978#27648978 How to reset service interval reminder]  {{v}}
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*[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3061827 2.0T's behavior in extremely cold weather: 25&deg;F (-4&deg;C) down to -31&deg;F (-35&deg;C)].  {{v}}
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*VIN:
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**[http://www.abvwc.org.uk/vw_vin.htm VIN decoder]
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**[http://www.autoinsurancetips.com/volkswagen_vin.htm What does your VIN mean?]
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**Google: "[http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=decoding+vw+vin&btnG=Google+Search decoding vw vin]"
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*Posts on doing a MkV GTI 4Motion conversion:
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**[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3455053 mk5 Jetta/Golf 4motion conversion findings]  {{v}}: lotsa pics of drivetrain
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**[http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3238812 AWD]  {{v}}: lotsa info

Latest revision as of 08:52, 28 July 2010


Miscellaneous How-Tos[edit]


Pics[edit]

  • netcarshow.com: great site with lots of large, high quality, pics of VWs going back to the 70s.

MkV GTI Pics elsewhere[edit]


MkV GTI Pics[edit]





















  • 2006 MkV GTI w/ Vogtland race springs, 17" wheels
    2006 GTI w Vogtland race springs gtiside2vz6.jpg 2006 GTI w Vogtland race springs gtiandxbej9.jpg


  • 2007 MkV GTI w/ 18" Hufweisen wheels
    2007VWGTIBeautyRightUpBeach01Fixed.jpg


























  • 2006 Black MkV GTI w/ 19" LM wheels, "mk5 gti on 19" LMs" [vwvortex] (added 20:16, 29 March 2006 (PST)):
    MkV GTI-19 BBS LM ACFZZAZdbO6W.JPG MkV GTI-19 BBS LM IMG 0075.JPG MkV GTI-19 BBS LM IMG 0076.JPG MkV GTI-19 BBS LM IMG 0077.JPG





  • From "It's all Coming Together..." [vwvortex]:
    2006 United Gray MkV GTI w/ Khartoum wheels and Votex body kit (added 07:08, 25 March 2006 (PST)):
    IMG 0072.jpg IMG 0073.jpg IMG 0080.jpg IMG 0074.jpg IMG 0081.jpg IMG 0076.jpg IMG 0082.jpg



MkV Jetta Pics[edit]







Miscellaneous Other Pics[edit]

  • See-through view: See-thru 076 scaled 600.jpeg
  • Concept drawing: Concept drawing front right 3quarter 050 scaled 600.jpeg
  • Evolution of the Golf's rear silhouette Concept drawings left 3quarter 052 scaled 600.jpeg
  • See-through unibody See-thru unibody view 019 scaled 600 001.jpeg

Noises, clunks, clinks, rattles, squeaks, groans, etc.[edit]

Tools Sources[edit]

Dealers, tuners, parts places, etc.: experiences, recommendations, thumbs-down, etc.[edit]

Miscellaneous miscellaneous[edit]