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Remove Rear Seats (Bench seat) (VW Golf 5 V TSI)

Remove Rear Seats (Bench seat) (VW Golf 5 V TSI)

Posted by on Sep 6, 2015 in Posts | 1 comment

The car used for this guide is a VW GOLF 5 [MK5, V] GT (1.4L TSI Engine – 170bhp). Follow these simple steps in order to remove the Rear Seats (Bench seat): VW GOLF 5 GT (1.4L TSI Engine – 170bhp). 1 Remove the four child seat ISOFIX hooks from the bench seat. In order to remove them, push in and then rotate them up and out. 2 Open the boot & fold down the seats. 3 Pull the carpet in order to reveal the plastic trim which is located between the two sections of the bench seat. 4 To remove it use both your hands and pull it from the sides towards you. 5 Unscrew the T30 torx bolt in order to remove the small metal clamp with keeps the backrest in place. 6 Then grab the single seat backrest and lift it out of the bearing. 7 Then you have to unbolt (40Nm) and remove the two seat belts which keep the double seat backrest and the bottom part of the bench seat in place. You will need a M10 triple square bit or socket driver. Then grab the double seat back rest and lift it out of the bearing. 8 Finally remove the front part of the bench seat by pulling the seat upwards and then by pushing the seat to the back in order to unclip from the bottom of the car. (Use some force to do it). Enjoy your work. You may also want to check the following: Engine: Replace Engine's AIR FILTER Replace Cabin's AIR FILTER Replace FUEL FILTER Replace OIL FILTER and change OIL (coming soon) Replace Spark Plugs (coming soon) Interior: Remove Rear...

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Create a Windows 7 / 8 Bootable USB Drive with Mac – COMPLETE SOLUTION

Create a Windows 7 / 8 Bootable USB Drive with Mac – COMPLETE SOLUTION

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Posts | 77 comments

Follow these simple steps in order to create a bootable USB drive from your MAC computer: Requirements: Windows 7/8 x64 iso (Note: x86 and Mixed iso files are not supported) At least 8GB USB memory stick Your MAC computer 1 On your MAC go to your Applications > Utilities and double click on the Boot Camp Assistant. 2 When Boot Camp Assistant loads, on the first screen click Continue and then select only the first option which says “Create a Windows 7 or later version install disk” and click Continue. If you do not see this option move to the next step, otherwise go to step 8. 3 Go to Applications > Utilities then right click on Boot Camp Assistant and select “Show Package Contents“. Then double click on the Contents folter. Locate the Info.plist file and make a copy of it in another location on your MAC. Do this in order to have a backup of this file in case something goes wrong after editing this file. 4 Open Info.plist with TextEdit or with another text editor application like TextWrangler and search for the word USBBootSupportedModels. If the you find the word PreUSBBootSupportedModels instead of USBBootSupportedModels, rename it to USBBootSupportedModels. Underneath USBBootSupportedModels you will see the declared versions of MAC computers (i.e. MacbookPro7,2 , iMac12,2 etc) that support Creating bootable USB drives. The word (i.e. MacbookPro) indicates the Model of the computer and the number (i.e. 7,2) the version. If you see your computer’s model in this list, it means that your computer version is older than the declared number. 5 Find your computer’s Model Identifier by clicking on APPLE then on About This Mac then on More info… and finally on System Report…. On the window that appears you will see your computer’s Model Identifier. 6 Then Copy the Model Identifier and paste it in the Info.plist file under the PreUSBBootSupportedModels key. Make sure that your computer model is written on the list only once (i.e. If your Model exists replace it with the correct number and do not make a duplicate with two different model numbers). Finally Save the Info.plist file (You may requested to login...

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Replace FUEL FILTER (VW Golf 5 V TSI)

Replace FUEL FILTER (VW Golf 5 V TSI)

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Posts | 1 comment

The car used for this guide is a VW GOLF 5 [MK5, V] GT (1.4L TSI Engine – 170bhp). Follow these simple steps in order to replace the FUEL Filter: VW GOLF 5 GT (1.4L TSI Engine – 170bhp). Fuel Filter is located under the car just forward of the right rear wheel. 1 Jack your car to the right rear wheel and locate the Fuel Filter. 2 Open the gas cap of the car, in order to relieve some of the pressure from the fuel system. By doing this, you will reduce the fuel splashing. 3 Three fuel lines where connected to the Fuel Filter. Two on the left and one on the right. Each fuel line has a clip on its edge. The two fuel lines on the left have their clips visible and easily accessible. On the other hand the right fuel line has the clip on the opposite site. 4 Its very hard to push these clips with your own hands, hence it can be very helpful if you could use an allen wrench or a needle nose plier. The allen wrench is useful especially on the right fuel line which has its clip to the top which is not visible. 5 To disconnect the fuel lines from the fuel filter, you have to press each clip (i.e. using the allen wrench to press each clip) and pull straight off. 6 To reduce fuel spill when you are removing each line from the fuel filter, use the 3 caps, which come with the new filter. Those caps can be placed on the old fuel filter after removing each fuel line. 7 Then unscrew the single bolt shown on the image and remove the old fuel filter. 8 Screw the new filter into position and connect each fuel line. To be sure that the fuel lines are securely connected you have to push them until you hear a noise indicating that they have been clipped into place. Enjoy your work. You may also want to check the following: Engine: Replace Engine's AIR FILTER Replace Cabin's AIR FILTER Replace FUEL FILTER Replace OIL FILTER and change OIL...

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Replace Cabin’s AIR FILTER (VW Golf 5 V TSI)

Replace Cabin’s AIR FILTER (VW Golf 5 V TSI)

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in Posts | 2 comments

The car used for this guide is a VW GOLF 5 [MK5, V] GT (1.4L TSI Engine – 170bhp). Follow these simple steps in order to replace your Cabin’s Air Filter: VW GOLF 5 GT (1.4L TSI Engine – 170bhp). 1 The Cabin Air Filter is located inside the car underneath the glove box. 2 To get access to the Cabin’s Air Filter firstly you have to remove the 2 bolts which hold the part shown in the picture in place (this part looks like it is made of pressurized foam). Unscrew these bolts with your hands. No tools needed. Then try to pull down the foamy part starting from the back and move it accordingly in order to release. 3 The Cabin’s Air Filter is hidden inside this area. 4 Push the plastic cover which holds the Cabin’s Air Filter in place to the left to release. 5 Pull down the Cabin’s Air Filter. 6 Notice the difference between the NEW and the OLD Filters. 7 Put the plastic cover which holds the Cabin’s Air Filter in place to the bottom of the new Cabin Air Filter and push it into place. 8 Push the plastic to the right in order to lock. 9 Put the foamy part back into place starting from the front and move it accordingly in order to sit into place. 10 Screw the two bolds with your hands and you are done. Enjoy your work. You may also want to check the following: Engine: Replace Engine's AIR FILTER Replace Cabin's AIR FILTER Replace FUEL FILTER Replace OIL FILTER and change OIL (coming soon) Replace Spark Plugs (coming soon) Interior: Remove Rear...

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Replace Engine’s AIR FILTER (VW Golf 5 V TSI)

Replace Engine’s AIR FILTER (VW Golf 5 V TSI)

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Posts | 2 comments

The car used for this guide is a VW GOLF 5 [MK5, V] GT (1.4L TSI Engine – 170bhp). Follow these simple steps in order to replace your engine’s Air Filter: VW GOLF 5 GT (1.4L TSI Engine – 170bhp). 1 The actual Air Filter is hidden inside the marked area. 2 Unscrew these 8 non removable bolts. Just unscrew these bolts and lift them up, don’t try to remove them completely. 3 Lift the top plastic cover in order reveal the Air Filter. 4 Remove the old Air Filter (Lift it up pull it outside the plastic holder). 5 See the difference between the NEW and the OLD Air Filters. 6 Install the new filter in the correct position where the old filter was removed. 7 Put the top plastic cover in its original place and screw the bolts back. Enjoy your work. You may also want to check the following: Engine: Replace Engine's AIR FILTER Replace Cabin's AIR FILTER Replace FUEL FILTER Replace OIL FILTER and change OIL (coming soon) Replace Spark Plugs (coming soon) Interior: Remove Rear...

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