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  1. The slow conversion of "Grotbags"

    T4 Conversions
    SORRY EVERYONE - SOME OF THE PICTURES IN THIS THREAD ARE MISSING, I'M VERY ANNOYED THAT I DIDN'T BACK UP AND TRUSTED AN ONLINE SERVICE. I have tried to reinstate where possible. ************************************************************* I thought I'd start a thread on the progress of...
  2. T4 800 Special badge ... WANTED !

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Evening all, after a long wait , Grover the T4 is hopefully nearing completion. To finish him off I'm desperately seeking an '800 Special' badge, the condition isn't vital as it is going to be resprayed. If any one has one , or can point me towards who might, then hard earned pounds and a...
  3. The Slug: Baby Blue T4 1.9td 800 Special

    Team Blue
    Recently resprayed. Subtle baby/sky blue T4, 1.9td 800 Special (camper converted). Call her 'The Slug'!! :ILU:
  4. The Slug

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi guys, New to the forum and drawing on inspiration from others for an up and coming full respray and retrim I have planned out. It will be a pricey couple of months but well worth it in my opinion. Thought I'd just introduce you to my Transport 1.9 TD X reg 800 special: '"The Slug"...
  5. vw t4 800 1.9 td abl engine change advice

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have a vw t4 800 special 1.9td abl engine i am looking to change the engine and i have been offered a vw golf 1.9td pd engine, 53 plate car. And im looking for some advice what sort of alterations would i need to make my van. I.e engine mounts wiring loom and cdi, if anyone can tell me some...
  6. Newbie T4 1.9tdi Engine Help! - Stella Needs You!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Guys/Girls, Recently brought my first T4, a 1998 1.9 TDI 800 Special 'Stella", something I've been wanting for a very very long time! We've had a great few months in her and have just returned from a family holiday in Cornwall and Devon. She drove perfectly with no issues apart from a...
  7. Cardiff T4

    New T4 Members Forum
    Hi Everyone, I bought our Tornado Red T4 800 Special three months ago. It is a 1.9TD and a CMC campervan conversion. Since buying it I have had all the brake discs and pads replaced and other safety-related matters sorted by Sinclairs, our VW Main Dealer in Cardiff and it has been fitted with...
  8. Cardiff T4

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi Everyone, I bought our Tornado Red T4 800 Special three months ago. It is a 1.9TD and a CMC campervan conversion. Since buying it I have had all the brake discs and pads replaced and other safety-related matters sorted by Sinclairs, our VW Main Dealer in Cardiff and it has been fitted with...
  9. 1.9 td 800 special

    New T4 Members Forum
    hi guys i am new to the t4 world and have just purchased a 800 special . i am totaly clueless as to wats special about the special so could you please tell me wat is different about it other than the fron captain seats :*
  10. VW Transporter T4 1.9 800 Special More Power and Fuel Economy

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Everyone, I have a T4 1.9TD 800 Special, I know I cant get this remapped or chipped can I? :* So what things can I do to get more power and fuel efficiency please. Thanks :ILU:
  11. T4 1.9D 800 special, coolant hoses

    Engine & Gearbox
    can anyone help? I'm trying to locate an upgrade silicone hose kit to replace the epmd rubber ones! I have been searching but can't find any specific to the t4 any help would be greatly appreciated Tommy D (aka Daz Auto)
  12. Non Starter - Electrical Issue :/

    Electrical
    Hey, I'm stumped! ( 1997 800 Special 1.9td ABL ) While driving upto Leeds on the M1 my instrument panel went a bit mad.. The trip counter reset, the speedo kept dropping and various warning lights flashed.. But the van managed to get me to Leeds. I assumed at this point that there was simply a...
  13. T4td 800 Special Handbook

    General T4 Chat
    Anyone know where i could get hold of a handbook for my van, an original would be great but i would be just as happy with a copy or even if someone wanted to lend me one & i will copy it then return it safe & sound (i will obviously pay all P & P)? In the absense of a Haynes manual whats the...
  14. Breaking a 94 800 special.....anyone want any bits???

    Parts For Sale
    Myself and a mate bought this as a donna van to help sort our vans out cheaply..... We ve pretty much taken what we needed including the front seat.....but there's loads left... just tel me what your after and i'll see if its still there.....(and worth having!!) and give u a price..... the...
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