Oil Change Tools for the Volkswagen BPG, BPY, BWT and other FSI engines

Volkswagen have a Spezialwerkzeug (Special Tool) for draining oil from the oil filter housing for the following models with FSI engines.

The Volkswagen oil filter housing drain tool is part number T40057 and suits 2006-2008 VW/Audi models with the 2.0L Turbo (engine codes; BPG, BPY, BWT), the 2005.5 – 2011 2.5L inline 5 cyl VW […]

Enabling static cornering lights in the Volkswagen Golf Mark VI with factory fitted fog lights

Enabling static cornering lights in the Volkswagen Golf Mark VI (Mark V is covered here) only requires a few changes via Vagcom/VCDS.

The cornering function works when your headlights are activated (either manually or via the RLS) under the following conditions

The indicator is activated either by holding it down or clicking it into position […]

Volkswagen Golf Mark V & VI GTI, R32 and Bluemotion Wheel Alignment Specifications

The ride heights shown in the table refer to
dimension -a-.

Suits PR numbers: 2UA, 2UC, G02, G05, G07, 2UC, 2UB, G08, G11, G09, G04/2UC

These specifications apply to all engines.

The ride heights shown in the table refer todimension -a-.

Standard running gearSports running gear except 18″Sports running gear with 18″ wheelsHeavy-duty running gearSports running gear GTISports running gear GTI US versionSports running gear […]

Volkswagen Scirocco R Model Year (MY12) 2012 Specifications and Pricing


With a European heritage dating back to 1974, the Scirocco is a sports coupe that encompasses style, performance, safety, comfort and practicality.

To be offered exclusively as the premium Scirocco R, this car features a mix of unique and sporty Scirocco elements, combined with typical R-model styling accents and of course performance.

The Scirocco R […]

Volkswagen Australia Tiguan Model Year 2012 (MY12) Changes


The new Tiguan presents a new invigorated design and whilst brand DNA elements such as the horizontal grille and prominent lower front bumper are evident, the new Tiguan displays a fresh but familiar styling theme. Precise and powerful lines from front to rear of the vehicle combine to create a sporty and dominant compact SUV.


Replacement batteries for the Volkswagen Golf, Jetta, Passat and others

Replacement batteries for the Volksagen Golf, Jetta, Passat and others.

The PR Code can be found on a white sticker near the spare wheel.

PR Code: J1P – various models including Golf Mk V 1.4TSI 103kW (140PS)

OEM Varta 12V 44Ah 220A DIN 360A EN/SAE (360CCA) 1K0915105 (1K0 915 105) (dimensions mm: 200W x 170L […]

Volkswagen Australia Passenger Vehicle Model Year 2012 (MY12) Changes

Volkswagen Passenger Vehicle Model Year 2012 Changes Summary

ModelChange – Model/Feature/Option PoloSavanna Yellow exterior paint colour has been discontinued PoloComfortline models now feature a gloss black radiator grille (previously matte black) PoloThe optional automatic air conditioning display changes from blue to white/negative PoloThe optional Bi-Xenon headlights (GTI) are supplied with a LED number plate light […]

Volkswagen Golf Mark V Headlights – Halogen and Xenon


The Golf Mark V came with a number of different headlights from the factory, generally a chrome H7 reflector unit for the base models, a black H7 reflector model for GT/GT Sport/GTI and a Bi-Xenon fitted to some GTI and R32 models either optional or standard which was also available on some other models (depending […]

Installing an aftermarket Rear View Camera (RVC) into a Golf Mark V and VI rear bumper

The camera chose for the RVC install is a butterfly style camera, the Kufatec interface for the RNS510 required an NTSC camera.

Camera specs VN2105 Butterfly style mount Size: 20mm diameter and 25mm deep Viewing area: 150° 1/4″ color CCD camera

Camera purchased from Dealextreme for USD$110.35 delivered http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.11408

Step 1 – cut opening for […]

Installing a Golf Mark VI Rear View Camera (RVC) into a Golf Mark VI


Requirements: RNS 510 with firmware version 1100 or greater or RCD 510 (not sure of firmware version requirements for RCD 510 and not all RCD 510’s have the video input on the rear – at this stage only RCD 510’s supplied with cars optioned with the RVC come with the video input).

Most of the […]