Miscellaneous Mods and Guides

Additions Other
Alientech Window Controller
Bonnet Lifters
Custom Gauges
Custom Gauges - Updated
Footwell Lighting
Mk4 Golf Sunglasses Holder
Rear Interior Lights
Heavyweight Shift Knob
MKIV Golf R32 Steering Wheel
Engine Diagram
Guide - Removing Xenon Headlight
Guide - Removing Door Panel
Jacking Points
Useful Part Numbers
Recaro Leather Seats

Alientech auto-window controller

Fitting information

This is a great gadget! It allows you to roll up and roll down the windows from the remote key using combinations of key presses.

Mk4 Golf Sunglasses Holder

Such a useful little thing - directly replaces the drivers side grab handle.
I intended to paint this to match the headlining but I ended up buying four matching handles and replacing the lot so they all match!
I bought mine from Awesome

Custom Gauges

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I replaced the in-dash cubby hole with boost, oil temperature and air/fuel ratio gauges

Gauge Update

Oil Pressure Gauge added, boost gauge relocated
MKIV Golf R32 Steering Wheel

Useful part numbers

Skoda emblem - 1U0 853 621 C (Front and rear are the same)

New Skoda Rear Emblem (from the Citigo)
1ST 853 630A AUL

Footwell lighting

I've only done the driver's side so far. I still need to work out where to mount the LEDs for the passenger side!
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Rear Interior Lights


Bonnet Lifter gas struts

I've been wanting some of these for ages but I'm too tight to pay for the expensive ones. Well I found these from this Ebay Seller. They're for a Mk3 Golf and with a small amount of bending with my fixing hammer they fit perfectly!

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Update! One of the gas struts failed after about 12 weeks :( Replaced with some better quality ones from here
1.8T AUQ Engine Diagrams

Standard AUQ engine:
1.8t Original

Guide - Removing Xenon Headlight

Guide - Removing Rear Door Panel



Not a mod but a milestone I guess

Rear door lock replacement

Recaro Leather Seats

The seats came from a Mk4 Golf V6 4Motion and fit perfectly.

BFI Industries Heavyweight Shift Knob



I really like this - nice heavy shift feel

Guides created by others
Thanks for allowing me to share

Jacking Points

Shows the correct jacking points for the Octavia