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  1. Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hello everyone. I’m new to the forum and this is my first - and no doubt of many - post(s). Does anyone have any experience of fitting a 2 bike Thule 973 carrier to a T5 barn door van? we bought what we believe is the correct adapter but it looks like the carrier is too wide at the top for...
  2. General T5 Chat
    Hi, just wondering if anyone has a bike rack for the back of their van for 5 bikes? I have a tow bar and a 4 bike rack but as the girls are getting bigger so are their bikes and we can’t take one in the back with us. I also have a pop top so roof rack is kind of out. Any suggestions are welcome.
  3. Parts For Sale
    VW Transporter T5 / T6 Internal Mtb / Road bike rack system. Ideal for securing your bike within your van safely and neatly! Condition: Used in great condition (the odd mark) Condition: Used in great condition (the odd mark) Colour: Black Fixings: supplied with bolt through clamp system...
  4. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hey everyone. when I brought my T4 a few years ago, the first thing I did was to ditch the cycle rack using the words“You’ll not catch me riding a feckin bike” How wrong was I?.....very! Like many others I’ve started cycling as a way to improve fitness and save the planet blah blah! Now Mrs S...
  5. Security
    Hi there I've got a T4 Transporter with Tailgate. I just bought and fitted on an original bike rack (ID authentication: 7D4 071 104) as a VW Factory model original knowing the seller no longer had the original keys to lock. I'm keen to source / buy a set of identical replacement keys for the...
  6. Electrical
    Hi I wonder if there is any solution before I loose the plot! I really want a Maxxraxx bike rack on my T5. It has a rather large plate though that fits behind the tow ball and this appears to be intermittently messing with one of my reversing sensors. It doesn't set it off all the time but...
  7. T6 General Chat
    Hi all, I've just purchased a T6 complete with a tow bar. Therefore I want to buy a tow bar bike rack for 3 bikes. Has anyone got any experience of a tilting bike rack where you can still fully open the barn doors? I've seen this is possible with one of the atera models and likewise I've seen...
  8. T5 Conversions
    Hello all, hope someone can help. I have just bought a T5 Barn door and am looking at bike rack options. I'm not keen on the Tow-bar mounted ones as they obscure the doors when in use(I have a Thule Bolt On 4 bike tow-bar rack on my car). I'm just wondering if anyone has carried more than 2...
  9. Wanted
    a long shot I know but I am also looking for a Cali bike rack for t5.1 if anyone wants to get rid of one.
  10. Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi been away from here for a while and logged in with a new ID after losing my previous details. Got a '95 T4 LWB 2.4D that we have just put back on the road after three years standing on our drive. It was converted from panel van to crew cab day van with full width Reimo Variotech by...
  11. General T4 Chat
    Our van has a tailgate, also got an estate car. Neither have towbars so I'm looking for a bike rack that will hold two adult bikes and two kids bikes with long enough straps to fit the tailgate of the van but doesn't require a towbar. Anyone got any recommendations? My guess is, if it fits the...
  12. Parts For Sale
    ALL SOLD having a clear out as the van is probably going this year. For Sale, Thule 973 BackPac bike rack kitted out for 3 bikes with adapter (973-18) for a T4/5 and another set of adapters to fit it to the Passat Estate (973-19). You can get another attachment to turn it into a 4 bike...
  13. General T5 Technical
    I have a trip planned to La Rochelle the end of this month. I wanted the VW Bike rack but just realised it wont fit barn doors so I checked with FIAMMA and they only do a two bike rack for barn doors, please help anyone any advice welcome. I dont have to be able to open the doors just want to...
  14. General T5 Chat
    Hey all, we've just got our Caravelle and will be getting a tow bar imminently as we need it to pull the caravan (shudder). However we also bike a lot and need a rack. Are there any of you that regularly tow with a tailgate bike rack in use too? I'm obviously thinking about clearance when...
  15. Wanted
    I'm on the look out for a genuine VW T4 4-rung bike rack, part number 7D4071104. Thanks!
  16. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi all Not sure if this is the right place to post this but has anyone put one of the barn door fiamma bike racks onto the tailgate version of the t4? I have the opportunity to buy the barn door kind from a mate in Norfolk but not sure if this will fit my van. Alternatively if anyone wants to...
  17. General T5 Chat
    All, My first post on this forum so please take it easy. I have recently bought a T5 with barn doors and have been looking into bike racks. I have seen the Fiamma Carry Bike VW T5 D which apparently hangs from one of the doors allowing them to be opened with the bikes on board. Is this the...
  18. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hello - I'm after a rear bike rack for the above. Budget is tight but has to do the job. Any suggestions greatly appreciated,.I have a road bike but sure kids and wife will want bikes over the next few years. Many thanks!
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