MK8 Golf GTI Aftermarket / Parts

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MK8 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Euro Taillight harness FAQ

ShopDAP & Aliexpress - signal, brakes lights act similar to how the OE Euro spec lights work

USP Motosport - signal and brakes are switchback, similar to how the North America lights work

Clubsport / Golf R spoiler info

Part number Clubsport Spoiler:

5H4827934EGQN - Pure White (OQ)/ Black (Cars245)

5H4827934EAFK - Oryx White Pearl Effect (OR)/Black (Cars245 | e-acca)

5H4827934EGQL - Urano Grey Solid (5K)/Black (Cars245)

5H4827934EKCI - Deep Black Pearl (2T)

5H4827934EMEF - Lime Yellow Metallic (C1)/Black (aka Pomelo) (Cars245)

5H4827934EWON - Reflective Silver Metallic (8E)/Black

5H4827934EYRB - Dolphin Grey Metallic(BO)/Black (Cars245)

5H4827934EYRC - Moonstone Grey Solid (C2)/Black (Cars245)

5H4827934EYRE - Atlantic Blue Metallic(H7)/Black (Cars245)

5H4827934EYRF - Kings Red Metallic(P8)/Black (Cars245)

5H4827934EYXZ - Lapiz Blue Metallic(L9)/Black (Golf 8 R colour only)

Wheel Fitment Guide

NOTES/DISCLAIMERS:

18" Wheel

19" Wheel

Snow Condition


** Disclaimers

** Please make sure you do alignment with lowering, specifically the toe specs since some vehicles come with toe out.

*** 255 width tires need ET42 or lower, rear fuel tube interference possible

**** Aggressive/flush fitment always pushes the clearance, please take these recommendations with your own caution.

Also refer to Apex Wheel Fitment for MK8 here. 

***** 245/35/19, 245/40/18 has the largest diameter, therefore may have rub issues on liner. 255/30/19, 255/35/18  are wide but actually has smaller sidewalls in comparison

****** Ordered by tallest tire - 245/35/19, 245/40/18, 235/35/19, 235/40/18, 255/30/19, 255/35/18, 225/35/19, 225/40/18

Wheel Fitment Guide (By Tire width)

NOTES/DISCLAIMERS:

225 - ET35-38

235 - ET38-40

245 - ET40-42

255 - ET42

** Disclaimers

** Please make sure you do alignment with lowering, specifically the toe specs since some vehicles come with toe out.

*** 255 width tires need ET42 or lower, rear fuel tube interference possible

**** Aggressive/flush fitment always pushes the clearance, please take these recommendations with your own caution.

Also refer to Apex Wheel Fitment for MK8 here. 

***** 245/35/19, 245/40/18 has the largest diameter, therefore may have rub issues on liner. 255/30/19, 255/35/18  are wide but actually has smaller sidewalls in comparison

****** Ordered by tallest tire - 245/35/19, 245/40/18, 235/35/19, 235/40/18, 255/30/19, 255/35/18, 225/35/19, 225/40/18

Suspension Recommendations

Budget Priority

Comfort Priority:

Track Performance Priority:

Low Height Priority:

Detailing Recommendations

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Products I've used and would recommend:

Engine/Drivetrain

Suspension / Brakes

Coil overs

Springs

Brakes

Styling

Front Aero

Rear Aero

Electronics

Taillights

Other

Lightsaber holder

Wiper blade

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