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  1. 10% Off All BLADE BEDS (RnR Beds) For the month of July

    Caledonian Campers
    Summer Savings We are offering 10% OFF all M1 TESTED BLADE RnR Beds for the month of July. This offer is only available to Forum Members. Please Quote Forum and Your Username when ordering. Visit RnRBEDS.com or Call 0141 952 5399
  2. T5 bed to fit deck rings.

    T5 Conversions
    I have a locally fabricated full width bed base of my own design which fits to the deck ring inserts in my 2010 T5, this allows me the versatility of using the vehicle as an extra large estate, a van or a camper depending on requirements. Change over from all seats in to fullwidth bed takes...
  3. Kombi bed systems

    T5 Conversions
    I'm now on my second convertion. Having tried the fully blown camper with a Remo Rock and Roll bed I've decided I'd have more use from a day/multi roll van; the rock and roll bed was limiting in terms of space in the boot. I've had a look around and there seems to be limited options for beds...
  4. Type Approval and The IVA test

    T4 Articles & Information
    Type Approval The United Nations has standardised international Type Approval directives to a common standard, so (in theory) new vehicles produced anywhere in the world can be sold anywhere in the world, because they are all built to meet the same safety and emissions criteria. Vehicle...
  5. Type Approval and The IVA test

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    Type Approval The United Nations has standardised international Type Approval directives to a common standard, so (in theory) new vehicles produced anywhere in the world can be sold anywhere in the world, because they are all built to meet the same safety and emissions criteria. Vehicle...
  6. Type Approval and The IVA test

    T5 Articles & Information
    Type Approval The United Nations has standardised international Type Approval directives to a common standard, so (in theory) new vehicles produced anywhere in the world can be sold anywhere in the world, because they are all built to meet the same safety and emissions criteria. Vehicle...
  7. Sleeping a Baby in a T5

    General T5 Chat
    Hi Guys, I'm looking for some help with where to sleep our baby in our camper van. We have a 2009 T5 with a pop top and roof bunk, captain swivel seats and a rock and roll bed. We are going to France in the summer and are struggling where to sleep our baby. He will be 10 months old by the time...
  8. Bed Rock Van Beds

    T5 Conversions
    Hi all..... Quick question or two. I'm seriously thinking about having a Bed Rock Van Bed fitted. Has anyone out there had one fitted yet? If yes: How are you finding it? Did you have it re-upholstered in leather/leatherette/vinyl/other (I can't stand the Inca design)? Did you need to...
  9. Some advice for getting work done in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi all, I am looking to buy a t4 van and convert it to a camper so was looking for some advice about where to get some work done in the beds and Herts area. The kinds of things I will be looking at getting done are putting windows in, 3 seats put in the back and some general minor bodywork...
  10. Self made wooden seat beds. Pics please

    T4 Conversions
    Can you folks who have made your own seat beds post a few pic's up so I can look at the different designs. I am going to make one opposite the sliding door behind the drivers seat so it will be a front to rear bed when pulled out. Cheers guys.:D
  11. Full Width rock n Roll bed

    Parts For Sale
    Hi For sale is my full width rock and roll bed, It trimmed in Grey and Black Leatherette. Comes ready to fit to Van. Simple bolt down. In good condition, couple of marks but no rips etc. Aloows for plenty of under bed storage when fitted. The bed is super comftable, Had many a good nights...
  12. Rock and Roll Bed

    What's it worth?
    Hi, Please can any off you loverly lot guide me on what this bed is worth? Its a full width rock and roll bed frame with Ply boards, 5" foam and finished in Black and grey leatherette. The bed is disigned to fit T4. Any help would be much appriciated. Heres a couple picks
  13. Subtle changes in MOT for camper vans

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    There has just been a big reveiw of the MOT (with another one on the way) and as a result the guidelines to MOT testers have been clarified for testing rear seat belts and seat security in Camper vans first used after April 1987. Basically, before any van converted from a panel van to carry...
  14. New IVA Test For Motor Caravans

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    Currently Motor Caravans are exempt from European Type Approval rules. However this is about to change. As of April 29th 2012, all newly built Motor Caravans (on vans up to ten years old) will need to pass an Individual Vehicle Approval examination. This test has already replaced the SVA test...
  15. New IVA Test For Motor Caravans

    T4 Conversions
    Currently Motor Caravans are exempt from European Type Approval rules. However this is about to change. As of April 29th 2012, all newly built Motor Caravans (up to ten years old) will need to pass an IVA examination. This test has already replaced the SVA test for normal cars (since April 2009)...
  16. Seat/Bed types

    Interior
    So far I've found RnR fabricated beds like Canon's Forge etc and RIB/Reimo/Variotech beds that are crash tests but mega money. Lastly I've found the VTS beds that go over the top of folded down seating. Are there other types that are not so obvious and any suggestions on where to look. We're...
  17. RIB Seats

    Part Suppliers
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  18. RIB bed

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, Does anyone have any contact details for RIB beds in France. We regularly travel down into France and was wondering if it would be cheaper to buy our RIB bed over there as we would be able to avoid the import tax etc that the suppliers in the Uk have to pay etc. I have googled RIB Altair...
  19. pics of your beds please? need ideas..

    Interior
    havent had my van long and before doin anythin to the back i want to plan and design the bed. but!.. i've got no idea wat i want, anyone fancy showing off your interiors? wanna see what people have got.:D :D :D
  20. 3 months insurance leway to convert?

    General T4 Chat
    Hi guys, Dave up at Canon's Forge (RnR beds etc) mentioned that there were insurance companies that would give 3 months leeway to convert your van and still insure you under the hugely less expensive "camper van" insurance as opposed to commercial van insurance. This is a problem for me as I...
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