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 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 […]

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 […]

Install drainage for the Golf Mark VI Rear View Camera (RVC) installed in a Golf Mark VI

This guide is just one of the steps to installing a Golf Mark VI RVC into a Golf Mark VI – Installing a Golf Mark VI Rear View Camera (RVC) into a Golf Mark VI.

The Volkswagen RVC Camera from the Mark VI has a drain hole under the camera in the housing and this […]

Volkswagen 9WZ Bluetooth Programming

Part number: 3C8 035 730 A (3C8035730A)

Byte 0 Language: 00? 01 German 02 English 03 French 04 Italians 05 Spanish 06 Portuguese 08 Czech 07-09-FF not allowed

Byte 1. Voice Command: 00 Activated 01 Disabled

Byte 2. Type Microphone: Parameter 00 1 / microphone VW 01 parameters 2 / microphone VW 10 parameters 1 […]

Volkswagen Golf Automatic Hatch Opening Updated

The original Automatic Hatch Opening became less reliable over time as the springs compressed, this updated guide uses new struts from Skoda and bumpers from the Scirocco.

Parts required 2 x 6Y0 827 550 C (6Y0827550C) – Skoda Fabia gas struts 2 x 1K8 827 761 C (1K8827761C) – Scirocco bumpers 2 x 1J6 827 […]