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  1. New T5 Members Forum
    Hey gang, Just here to say hello, Im an Englishman living over in Norway, I've just sold my English crafter camper and now am the happy owner of this 2013 140 HP 4motion, it's got some funky features such as rear heating even though it has got a bulk head maybe used to be a shuttle? Anyway I...
  2. Engine & Gearbox
    My first post here as ive already read afew posts from this forum via google but I have afew more questions with this being my first t5 So im just making a post for the transporter 4motion tech gurus to show themselves 🤓 stick the kettle on and have a read 🤣🫖 Currently ive got the engine out...
  3. T5 Conversions
    A little place to keep track of my progress when I decide to throw in the towel in a few months. Bought this at Wilsons Auctions for €2,600 without test driving it. Collected it 3 days later and gave it the formal test drive on the way home. Its a 2005 2.5tdi t5 4 motion. 246 kilometers on the...
  4. Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi Guys, just joined after reading a lot of good tips and info here before I bought my 2005 T5 4motion. It's an ex ESB ( National electrical grid) van with 246kms on the clock and in need of some tidying and tlc. Plan is to fix the body work, service it and slowly convert it into your typical...
  5. Vans For Sale
    4x4 VW 4Motion Transporter T5 2.5 170hp (More images here - Images and lsting) Owned since 2013. Second owner (1st was National grid) Selling due to renewing work van to newer 4Motion Full prior National Grid service history Private Service history since our ownership It's been my work van...
  6. Engine & Gearbox
    I replaced my driveshaft in January but for whatever reason the clip came off while driving to the Alps and I spent the next 4 weeks manually pushing the bloody thing back on every 100 miles. Driving on edge of splines has obviously wrecked it again so need to replace the drive shaft and also...
  7. General T5 Technical
    Hi fellow enthusiasts - and greetings from Denmark! I really need a piece of good advice. I just bought an 8-seater VW Transporter Kombi. Its a T5, 2.5 TDI 4Motion (LWB) that I got cheaply from the military. It is from 2007/8 with 200,000 km on the clock. The good part: It runs amazingly well...
  8. Vans For Sale
    Thought I’d initially advertise this on T5 & T6 forums as you’re hopefully more likely to be interested in our van…. For sale is our VW T6 T32 4Motion Highline (140PS) camper van. It’s a 16 plate with 4,500 miles. Although it’s done a small number of local journeys and day trips it has only...
  9. Wheels & Tyres
    Hi, Looking to get rid of the 20” Inovit Speedy alloys that my T5.1 came with and looking to get 16” stock VW alloys with tyres. I was about to get some off eBay that had delivery miles on the tyres however the seller said that they wouldn’t fit 180ps vans. Is this correct? Could someone...
  10. New T5 Members Forum
    Hi, After 2 years of searching and making do with a Transit I finally have a Transporter. Thankfully the gearbox fell out of my Transit and crushed my drive shaft, decided I'd take the cash the garage offered on it and find a T5 (T5.1 to be specific). As I'm also new to forums, I'm not sure...
  11. Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hello I'm new to this site, and new to VW vans. Pre-new in fact as I don't have one yet. What I'm looking for in a van, for now, is: space; flexibility; not getting stuck in muddy fields. It needs to normally hold 5 people (2 adults; 3 kids), but sometimes 6 or 7, take a load of camping...
  12. General T5 Chat
    Hi All, I am looking for a T5 4mo LWB with air con & low-mid mileage. If anyone spots, knows or has one they are changing up, let me know. Didn't seem to have access to the wanted page...? Cheers! Sam
  13. Vans For Sale
    Standard Highline spec with the addition of Metallic black, Twin sliding doors, Heated captain seats, Dimming rear view mirror, Auto lights and wipers , Multifunction steering wheel, Xenon lights, Front and rear parking sensors , Rear diff lock, Folding/heated mirrors, Detachable tow bar, 18"...
  14. Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi We are looking to buy a VW T5 2.5L base van for a basic van conversion and this will be our first van. We are looking to do a lot of miles travelling on holidays, e.g. Scottish mountains (we live in Devon) and throughout Europe. Our budget for the base van is around £9k. Not many 2.5L 4motion...
  15. Engine & Gearbox
    Looking for change the oil in the haldex and rear diff on my 5.1 What oil do i need? G05-517-5A2 - says it's for 4Motion with 6 speed box, mine is a 7 speed DSG, not sure if that will be different? Cheers Stu
  16. Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    I would like considered opinions on whether to buy a 4motion transporter to convert to a Campervan. I realise this will weigh more and there's more to "go wrong", however it could be useful when stuck in a muddy field. Are there other benefits? More torque? I look forward to hearing your...
  17. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Peeps, After extensive investigation of a harmless looking fuel leak it seems like worst case outcome....a new or reconditioned head. Gutted as I was just about to sell it because job overseas!! The van is a 2007 LWB T5 174 bhp 4motion panel van, if anyone knows the best and...
  18. Electrical
    Hi, when i started the (T5 2009) van this morning the dif lock and esp warning lights on the dash came on and stayed constant, i have taken the van for a short drive snd the lights stay illuminated without flashing and there seems to be no sign of dif lock being on. any ideas Drew
  19. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Peeps, I have a 174 bhp 4motion LWB van with no history and showing 80000 km ont clock. Recently had a new turbo, ABS pump and nearly all the bloody gaskets and seals done. However after the new turbo the van started to struggle to start first thing thereafter no probs! Garage...
  20. General Van Chat
    Is it possible to get a T5 Shuttle with 4Motion? Doesn't seem to be listed in the options online. Cheers Iain
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