My key arrived and I thought I'd have a go at coding it myself using VCDS to avoid having to come down to Stoke.
I've been looking to code it to the car but I can't get past the need for a PIN. Before you go in to Adaptation you have to enter a security pin as described here.
Immobilizer IV Key Matching - Ross-Tech Wiki
Did you have to do this?
I've got the plastic tag that came with the car but it's not clear which is the PIN. I've tried both of the five digit numbers.
I've tried searching the forums but the search facility isn't the best. I would have tried phoning you but I've lost my voice at the moment. LOL
Cheers. I've already bought one. Should arrive Tuesday or Wednesday.