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  1. Ted the T5, camper conversion

    SWB Garage (All Versions)
    HI EVERYONE! This feed is the journey I will be taking for my newly bought T5 Kombi who ive called Mater! He is a 58 plate with 230k miles on the clock finished in Dark Grey. Im a newbie to all of this so help from all of you reading will be greatly appreciated! I hope you enjoy the journey I...
  2. Coolant problem

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, I have owned a mk2 golf GTI cab in the past and had such great help from the forums, so i have been on these forums a little, sorry if I get any etiqeutte wrong!!! It’s been a while... I have now bought a VW T5 2007 transporter, to convert into a camper. On the face of it, the van...
  3. Another newbie hoping for advice from those with experience!

    New T5 Members Forum
    So, once I've sold my car, I'll be getting my first VW :) and want to convert it to a camper. I am mechanically minded but have no experience. So, what are the pitfalls to look out for? Also what are the best models to buy??? My requirements are... LWB - I want to carry a paramotor in the back...
  4. 1997 VW T4, 2.5tdi (102) camper

    What's it worth?
    Looking at upgrading to a lwb camper and thinking of either selling our current swb or getting the bodywork sorted and turning it into a daily driver. Just wondering what we'd get for it at the moment. The Good 2.5tdi -102 165k miles - 3 owners including myself Fully insulated and carpeted...
  5. Converting a panel van.

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    I’m thinking of getting a T5 campervan but due to having a budget of about £10,000 i can’t find the one i want, either too old or massive milage (150k+) I’ve found that getting a panel van is much cheaper and converting it yourself could be more cost effective. Does anyone know the price, have...
  6. T4 Caravelle Dimensions

    T4 Conversions
    Hi, I am currently looking to buy a T4 Caravelle to convert into a camper. Does anyone know the dimensions?! Cannot find them anywhere! (want to begin designing before I make a purchase) Thanks
  7. T32 LWB Off Grid Family Camper

    LWB Garage (All Versions)
    After years of wanting a T5 Camper, the opportunity came about and I decided to go for it. My van is 2006 T32 LWB Kombi, with 2.5L engine, it has 220k on the clock, one owner from new and every receipt, for every single piece of work done on the van. It's had the new too end and replacement...
  8. 1995 T4 Transporter Conversion

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi Guys, I’m picking up my T4 Transporter (2litre petrol) soon and it’s partially converted into a camper (in a bad way) but I’m going to rip out everything and start fresh. I was just wondering if anyone knows anything about electrics/power supply (eg for running a microwave and a little...
  9. Leisure battery advice

    Hi fellow VW owners, I am currently re-doing a camper I bought. Had all the units and bed etc but not much else so I am in the process of electrifying the back :) exciting stuff (pun intended ;) ) Anyway, I have been looking at leisure batteries (obviously) and I'm not entirely sure what I need...
  10. Is it time to end my relationship?

    General T4 Chat
    My partner and I bought our dream camper van a couple of years ago. A 2003 LWB T4 with 330,000km done up with a bed and shelves in the back. She has enough room for our mountain bikes and our climbing gear and us on the inside, as well as the usual basic camper set up. She's not been in the...
  11. 1999 California Camper; Need Advice

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Greetings! I'm new to the forum. I have a 99 California Westfalia Camper (Left Hand Drive). I've moved from France, and need to get it registered/MOT'ed in the UK. It has high mileage and needs work. Wondering whether it might be better to sell it on to a new owner with a passion for fixers up...
  12. NOW SOLD- 2009 T5 Camper. 1.9 TDi

    Vans For Sale
    2009 VW T5 Camper, 1.9 T28 TDi. 5-seater. White. 100,000 miles. Very economical and in good condition. Easy and reliable drive. Full service history. Professional and complete campervan conversion by Pop Top Roofs. Pop-top roof. Fiamma awning. Rock-and-roll bed. Sleeps 4. Carpeted interior and...
  13. Drivers side sliding door - units and RR bed?

    T5 Conversions
    Hi All, First post here, so hi! I'm a total newbie but bought a T5.1 SWB about a month ago. It's currently set up as a Kombi but I'm hoping to turn it in to a camper for the family. I'm finding it hard to find ply kitchen/wardrobe units that might fit on the passenger side (my sliding door...
  14. Conflicting information on T6 leisure battery installation

    T6 General Chat
    Hello, I'm looking to buy myself a T6 sometime soon so doing lots of research on everything camper related and I've found some mixed information on leisure battery split charging installation. I've found quite a few people on threads across various forums and sites stating that the...
  15. T6 camper conversion for mountain biker

    T6 General Chat
    Hi all, Thinking of buying my first transporter and I'm looking for some advice and inspiration. I'd like to buy a T6 and covert it into a camper with space to store mountain bikes inside alongside the bed (I don't like the idea of hanging expensive bikes off the back on a rack)...
  16. NEW campervan melamine sets!

    Check out our new melamine ranges! Great for #campervans
  17. extra 10% off sale

    https://www.olproshop.com/collections/daily-deals Good morning hope everyone is okay, we are having an extra 10& off our original sale. Our Loopo camper for example is £254. The Loopo is a drive away awning with a pitching time of 25 minutes (or quicker if you know what you're doing) Any...
  18. Olpro Cubo awning on offer at £150 starting tomorrow!!

    Starting tomorrow at 9:00am gmt our Cubo poled awning is going on sale at £150 for the first 10 people that buy!! Get one of our most popular awnings cheaper than anybody else, hurry before they're gone! https://www.olproshop.com/products/the-cubo-campervan-awning...
  19. DISCUSSION: what do you look for when you're buying a new awning?

    As the title says, i'd like to create a discussion and get some feedback as to what you look for in a awning before purchasing. What main features do you look for? what intended use do you have for it? is just for extra storage or will it be 'lived in'? driveaway or canopy accessories? price...
  20. Finally a T5 owner, (pick up in 2 week)

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hey peeps :) :) :) :) :) Just wanted to say Hi! Me and my partner have brought our first ever T5 and planning to convert into a camper, completely blank canvas so looking for ideas, we've got a 4yr old Daughter and a cockerpoo so need to plan a layout for all 4 of us. anyway see us about give...