Throbbin red mk5 gti dsg with too many mods to list have fun but safe journeys. Dsg boxes do seem to have a higher incidence of problems than manual. I had a manual gti around kyalami for a day and fell in love, have never really been a fan of the dsg even though its a great thing to have. Built on the volkswagen group a5 pq35 platform, it was unveiled at the frankfurt motor show in october 2003 and went on sale in europe one month later. For a car like the gti, the manual is really a necessity to me. The volkswagen golf mk5 codenamed typ 1k is a compact car, the fifth generation of the volkswagen golf and the successor to the volkswagen golf mk4. Low miles per pound figures relate to the least economical version. Until they stop offering manual all together, thats all ill own. Narrowing it down, ill be looking for a two door car in either red or black. I also agree that having a semi or even fully automated gearbox on a gti is missing the point somewhat.
Heard a few horror stories about the dsg thats all. Dsg or manual vw golf r mk7 chat vwroc vw r owners club. Its more economical than a manual version and quicker too. The dsg is great for what it is definitely one of the bets autos around, but it is very clunky in lowspeedstopandgo driving, and is just not engaging or fun to drive for me. Oct 11, 2010 hi guys i wonder whether or not i can do a transmission conversion on my golf gti mk5. This dsg doesnt feel much like a manual when you climb behind the wheel and clock a familiar auto gearstick, complete with p, r, n and d markings. If is has, i imagine its most likely to have been done on an r32 rather than. Dsg lagdelay when accelerating from a full stop pedal to. Hey guys im a high school student, i plan on buying a gti for my next car im a junior and currently have a beat up 2007 mitsubishi endeavor.
Mk5 dsg vs manual hey guys im a high school student, i plan on buying a gti for my next car im a junior and currently have a beat up 2007 mitsubishi endeavor. The golf could reach speeds over 110mph, making it much more fun for the daily driver. Looking for used volkswagen golf gti mk5, mk6 cars. Find your ideal second hand used volkswagen golf gti mk5, mk6 cars from top dealers and private sellers in your area with pistonheads classifieds. By 1976, the legendary gti arrived, a performance variant that featured a 1.
Our two test cars for the day will be a carbon steel grey manual and a tornado red dsg. Personally id have chosen a manual given the choice but as my car was 23 grand cheaper than even the lowest priced rhd manual gti i thought what the hell. Next step is to find a local garage and test drive a dsg vs a manual. Im not saying a dsg is better than a manual, as i love my rabbit and miatas manual. Hi guys i wonder whether or not i can do a transmission conversion on my golf gti mk5.
Although vws dsg dualclutch automated manual is a good, reasonably sporty automatic, it is still an automatic. Ive test driven dsg a dozens times or more, including the new mk7 a few weeks ago. These guys were extremely professional especially in this time of the covid 19 crud they took great concern with this by wearing gloves and masks but the professionalism that exuded out of these guys was exceptional especially max and he had a great sense of humor as well thanks for the ease of this deal all dealerships should follow your lead. Ex 2008 golf v gti dsg, riding on 19s ex 2007 golf v gti dsg. If you know how to drive a manual transmission, buy the manual. Your extra money gets you the same clever dualclutch box first fitted to the audi. What does a straight piped mk5 gti sound like youtube. Mar 28, 2006 got a dsg gti and agree with daza that its a lazy mans car. Mk5 center vent gauge pod install instructions mk5 extras. Volkswagen golf gti manual 165k on the clock electric windows full service history full leather. Complete auto transmissions for volkswagen gti ebay.
Based on wltp combined fuel economy for versions of this car made since september 2017 only, and typical current fuel or electricity costs. David zalstein and tony crawford tackle the question using one of the worlds best and most. No matter how much i like it, i will never buy one. An even higherperformance golf the golf r is also offered. But then i woke up in a cold sweat the next morning and changed my order to a dsg gti and i still enjoy every mile nearly 6 years later. Used golf gti mk5 for sale in london used cars gumtree. Theres just something about how a manual makes me feel more connected to the car.
I work for the vw audi group and i can assure everyone who is starting to think it might be true that not even alonso could get a stock mk5 gti from 062 mph 0100 kph in anything less than 6. Jan 14, 2014 i have a 2010 gti with dsg transmission. So, as the title suggests, which one should i go for. Complete manual transmissions for volkswagen gti ebay. How to professionally tint a car door window 20 vw jetta for beginners duration. Hi, im new here, and i this thread is probably somewhere, but after a bit of searching i couldnt find it, so if someone could point me to it, thatd be great, if it really doesnt exist, well here it is and i am surprised. I used a box from a mk5 golf gti, which has about the right gearing for my application 800 kg rwd sportscar i do have a lot less power however. Bmw, mercedes, audi, seat, opel, ford, renault, porsche, peugeot, volkswagen, smart.
Clutch pedal assembly any manual mk5 gti gli etc hydraulic line that goes from the brake reservoir to master, and the one that goes from the master to the slave. Bracket for transmission to hold shifter box cables. Manual v dsg grapschknutsch 14th apr 2018 im very curious, why nobody compares acceleration with a certain rpm limit like staying below 3000 or 4000rpm. Besides, dsg adds some extra weight to the vehicle, its got two clutches, one holding the running gear in place and the second holding the next gear higher or lower. Volkswagen ags dsgs direct shift gearbox could be found in the mk5, mk6, and mk7 golf, gti, jetta, golf r, tdi, polo, passat, r32, beetle, tiguan, touran, cc, scirocco, a1, a3, a4, s4, s5, a7. Used volkswagen golf gti mk5, mk6 cars for sale with. A newbie here with a couple of questions about mk5 ownership. Its quick, reliable, practical and easily modified for extra go.
Deviant, who was able to source me the gum transmission that i was going to need. Meeting on the traffic light golf gti mk5 vs mk6 gti difference dsg versus manual. Ive got a mk5 dsg and was warned against remapping due to possible gearbox problems. At first i wanted to convert my 2007 gti, to the 3. I wanted a manual and wasnt at all interested in dsg. Free golf mk5 official workshop manuals mk5 golf gti.
No immediate hurry to change, so im going to take my time to do the necessary research and make an informed choice re spec etc. It is also more apparent when accelerating from a stop on an upward incline. Increasing the pros sure on the clutch helps preventing clutch slip. Get the best deals on complete auto transmissions for volkswagen gti when you.
I have dsg in my mk5 golf gti and i think its great. A compact mpv version of the car was produced as the golf plus. This spec varies see your owners manual for detail. I didnt test drive anything when coming to this, my first, golf but i knew all along that whatever car i got it was going to be automatic after 20 years of driving manual. Volkswagen ags dsgs direct shift gearbox could be found in the mk5, mk6, and mk7 golf, gti. Ive also sold a dsg car recently with a better than. Vw has specific oil spec requirments that must be met to be a valid oil. Ive seen mk5 gti s with close to 200k miles going strong. Rather than make everyone reading this thread load 10 more pictures, here is a link to a list of the pieces in my french 2007 gti manual set.
The r32 is basically the golf to get, we all know that, theres no. Released in 2014 then updated in 2017, the mk7 gti followed the rather good mk6 and incredibly good mk5 the less said about the golf mk3 and mk4 the better. My primary reason for wanting auto was to make long journeys in heavy traffic more comfortable. Jan 26, 2008 sent me the missing manual part within a week. Ive been looking and ideally i want to get it for under 5k, ive been pretty deadest on the manual for two reasons 1. The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the volkswagen golf gti.
Golf 5 mk5 straight piped maximum sound, manual gearbox. Here are some free official volkswagen factory workshop manuals, and related technical information for the vw golf and jetta mk5 typ 1k, platform pq35 to download right clicky save targetlink as please note. Parts that have been ordered and will be here before saturday. We gonna find out best of vag sounds 2019 485hp golf 7r, milltek rs3, abt rs6, passat r36, 410hp cupra 5f, 2step s4 duration. David zalstein and tony crawford tackle the question using one of the worlds best and most popular hothatches, the volkswagen golf gti.
Today, that looks like a steal, but even 12 years ago, the mk5. Transmission options include manual, automatic, tiptronic, and directshift gearbox dsg. The dsg is certainly faster than the manual when you utilise the launch control check. Road tests of the mk5 gti actually showed the manual box could do the 0. Get the best deals on complete manual transmissions for volkswagen gti. Dsg gearbox oil level question page 1 mk5 golf gti. Volkswagen golf gti from 2005 specs, dimensions, facts. Vw golf mk5 mkv gti turbo workshop service repair manual.
This is the transmission i wish to replace mine with. Ive always loved the mk5 gti and now that theyve gotten so cheap, buying one is a no brainer for me, i just dont know what gearbox to go for. Buying myself a golf gti mk5 in the next few weeks to commute in and cant decide between a manual or a dsg. From 0 to 220kmh, 2 people in both car, both stock, german highway. Since i purchased the car, ive always had transmission lag issues mostly when accelerating from a full stop or a slow roll. Before purchasing i took both the manual and dsg out for a drive. While at first, the golf only came with two transmission options, a fourspeed manual and a threespeed automatic. When my time comes round next year ill be shopping for a manual, maybe i. I had to pretty much give my mkv manual gti away as there was just zero interest in it. I knew the swap was going to either be done to my gti along with a whole lot of other things, or i was going to buy an r32, so, i got in touch with r32. Most sources seem to say the dsg is without a doubt the one to go for and youd be an eejit to go for the manual. Ive been driving to and from work for 3 12 years with the sun in my eyes due to the fact that the sun visor wasnt quite long enough to block it out. Manual v dsg grapschknutsch 14th apr 2018 im very curious, why nobody compares acceleration with a certain rpm limit. How to fit r32 or gti skirts to a mk5 how to install vw oem r32 rear vented brakes how to update rns510 firmware manual transmission fluid change mk5 secrets.
Jan 12, 2018 4 can generally handle more power than a standards clutch, at least for mk6 gti s. On most vw models, including the mk5 gti, oil weight ie 5w40 is not as important as oil spec. If nothing else, it will give you an idea how many parts make up the owners manual set. The 20 volkswagen gti is a highperformance version of the golf hatchback available in both two and fourdoor body styles. Vw golf gti mk v laptimes, specs, performance data. This video goes over the manual shift modes on a volkswagen automatic or dsg transmission. The dsg is specified to handle max 350 nm, some folk put a lot more to it and it survives. Nov 12, 2016 you can have arguably the best golf ever for. Dsg vs manual transmission golf gti launch control. If i had a wrecked 6 sp manual car sitting next to the dsg car as a donor, i might consider it, as long as i knew the crankshaft was compatible with the.
Golf 5 gti tfsi straight pipe exhaust system sound. Vw golf gti mk5 buying guide it marked a longoverdue return to form for vws hot hatch, and now you can find out just how brilliant it is for yourself for less than half the cars original price. I was in the same boat a few years ago when buying a mk5 golf gti. Currently own a mk3 which will be changed for a mk5 gti in the coming months. Drift king test golf gti dsg vs 6spd manual youtube. Apr products for volkswagen golf rabbit gti golf r. Manual gives you a kind of driver engagement and enjoyment that simply cant be had with only 2 pedals. Dsg to manual conversion diy 1 collect money, job, allowance, turning tricks, selling drugs, or applying for credit cards are all valid methods of completing this step.997 134 81 1180 632 870 55 7 937 351 1174 1037 1528 818 1102 537 917 751 1028 1442 1175 1502 1325 718 458 1294 241 901 1240 1158