Fitting the OSIR O-Rest Volkswagen Golf GTI RHD dead pedal/footrest

The RHD Volkswagen Golf GTI has a plain plastic dead pedal/footrest unlike the LHD models that get a stainless steel one to match the pedals. OSIR have a footrest that fits the Mark V and Mark VI GTI’s available for under USD$80 and is easily fitted with double sided tape to bulk out the rear […]

Adding switches to the blank switch covers in the centre console of the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta

Installing switches in the center console to utilise the blank spaces either requires purchasing the optional switch for that location from Volkswagen however these are a momentary switch, have different markings on them (W for example) and connectors for the switch are not readily available or fitting an aftermarket switch which looks out of place. […]

ESP with steering intervention on the Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Reveals ESP +

Revolutionary ESP with steering intervention as of 2005 July 26, 2004 3:26 AM VolkswagenPress Release

ESP + Driving Recommendation

Revolutionary ESP with steering intervention as of 2005, first of all in the Golf

New generation of ESP helps the driver to countersteer specifically

From mid-2005 onwards, Volkswagen will be launching a […]

Adding Interior Door Handle Illumination to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta – Front

This guide is not yet complete – any information contained within has not been confirmed yet.

Parts required:

Suitable LED and resister for 12V operation. 000 979 009 (000979009) – Repair Wire (1 required for 2 doors or 1 required per door – see below) I’m not sure if there is a spare ground on […]

Adding Interior Door Handle Illumination to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta – Rear

This guide is not yet complete – any information contained within has not been confirmed yet.

Parts required:

Suitable LED and resister for 12V operation.. 000 979 018 (000979018) – Repair Wire (1 required for 2 doors or 1 required per door – see below) I’m not sure if there is a spare ground […]

Adding Door Warning Lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta – Rear

This guide is not yet complete – any information contained within has not been confirmed yet.

Parts required:

1K0 947 411 A (1K0947411A) – Door Warning Light (1 per door) 1J0 971 972 (1J0971972) – Connector Housing (1 per door) 000 979 019 (000979019) – Repair Wire for Connector Housing (1 per door – 2 […]

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

Enabling static cornering lights in the Volkswagen Golf Mark V (Mark VI 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 […]

Adding Door Warning Lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta - Front

This guide covers the installation of the door warning lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta front doors as was fitted to the very first Mark V’s before they were discontinued for I assume cost reasons. Along with the Puddle Lights these really light up the area around the side of the car and Volkswagen […]

Volkswagen Golf & Jetta Door Controller Information Mark V

The driver and passenger door modules in the Golf controls many functions and comprises the following

CANBUS controller Power Window Motor Power Distribution Module

Generation 2 Min (K)

April 25th, 2010 | Category: DIY, Doors, Mark 5, Model Specific | 30 comments

Adding Door Puddle Lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta

This guide covers the installation of the puddle lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta front doors as fitted in some countries and specifications of Mark V’s and to some models of the EOS. Along with the Door Warning Lights these really light up the area around the side of the car.

The light operates […]