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  1. DVLA Conversion Criteria - and how we ignore them!

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    Hi all, I'm sure you've all seen by now the changes to the DVLA conversion criteria. I just wanted to say, that at Brentacre, as long as we can see that you've put the work it to make it a Camper, we will treat it as such regardless of what the DVLA say! We understand how difficult it's been...
  2. One of the last T4s in London - forthcoming changes

    General T4 Chat
    I have one of the last T4s TDI's in London - my much beloved ex AA Euro 3 Kombi van. I bought it in 2008 and chose it as I was aware of the LEZ changes coming in in 2012. Being Euro 3 I could survive... Now though I'm looking at the ULEZ changes from 2019/2021 and wondering if there's any way...
  3. Cheapest professional conversion?

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, I'm looking to replace my current T5, and was wondering who might offer the best value (cheapest) professional conversion. I'm not after anything too fancy, but a sink (although I barely use the one in my current van), cooker, storage, insulation, crash tested rock n roll bed and a leisure...
  4. Dual mass vs solid flywheel conversion?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Any advice on this would be great fully appreciated, clutch is getting very juddery particularly in reverse or hill starts. I have a 56 plate, 1.9 T5 with 63000 miles on the clock. Would appreciate your feedback.
  5. My roof is flapping in the wind!

    T5 Conversions
    I bought a converted T5 last year and love it. Except... It has got a very flimsy fibreglass roof that the windy gets caught under the front and makes it flap. It gets really bad when it's windy and I'm petrified it's going to get wripped off or damaged! I have the cords pulled down extremely...
  6. New to Forum

    New T4 Members Forum
    Hi, just joined. Owner since July '03 of '02 Caravelle 2.5 TDI SWB which we bought from Robinsons VW in Norwich as ex demonstrator. Completed several tours of Europe and UK over the 13 years since we bought the van and she's still going strong. Family grown up now so have decided to sacrifice...
  7. GMG Customs Front Seats in Stock this week.

    Parts, Tuning & Styling
    These 3 sets of VW front seats are currently in stock and for sale for £550 on a like for like exchange basis. They are upholstered in automotive quality leatherette. Take a look at our website www.gmgcustoms.com as we can offer conversions and upholstery.
  8. Uberbus RIB on caravelle rails

    T5 Conversions
    Does anybody know if the Uberbus RIB seat/bed will fit onto existing caravelle rails?
  9. Help with poptop from Explorer Camper Conversions in Halifax

    General T5 Chat
    Hi I'm after some advice, I had a roof partially fitted by EXPLORER CAMPER CONVERSIONS in Halifax back in December, the problem I have is that upon arrival I was told that the roof canvas had not turned up, this would be posted to me as soon as it was delivered, after numerous phone calls and...
  10. Insurance Cover and 3rd Row added to Kombi

    Interior
    Has anyone got any suggestions as to who might provide a sensible premium for a Kombi modified with a 3rd row of bench seats added bring total seats to 8. They will be added professionally and have a conformance cert issued. I currently pay about £350pa for my full comp business cover but my...
  11. T5 Twin sliding Door conversion ideas

    T5 Conversions
    Hi Folks. I have a T5 SWB with twin sliding doors and looking to convert it. Its having a HiLo roof installed this week. I want to keep the twin sliding door access because its really useful to us as a family. Current thoughts are to have 2 single seats (where the current back seats are)...
  12. Rock n Roll advice

    Interior
    I have a T5.1 2015 SWB. It's primarily a works van. But I need to fit back seats for two toddlers and a rock n roll bed would be useful for me if I work away. All the Rock n Roll beds I've seen seem to position themselves towards the sliding doors. I would like one directly behind the drivers...
  13. Best Insurers for T5 conversions/mods?

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    We recently bought a T5 2.5 TDI panel van and we put in a rock and roll bed (roadworthy one with the certifications etc) and I'm realizing that the insurers I am with will be charging me an arm and a leg every time we do any modificatins to the van. We want to put in some windows in and turn it...
  14. Pure Grey LWB High Res Pictures

    Team Grey
    Happy Sunday everyone! I am in the process of ordering up a 180bhp T32 LWB 4Motion T6 in primer grey; this will be the base chassis for a SCA Roofed, Reimo 333 seated full side conversion project. I am drawing a blank on getting decent resolution pictures of LWB T5's in this colour (found a...
  15. Big bear van conversions

    General T5 Chat
    Hi there has anyone used big bear van conversions. I saw their ad on Facebook Thanks Dropin73
  16. Deposit paid - looking for insurance to collect

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    Hi All, I've been scrolling through posts and still cant find what I'm after, so I was wondering if anyone can help? I have finally taken the plunge and getting rid of my car for a T4 T: I've recently placed a deposit down on a T4...
  17. Superva Colours Sale - This week

    Superva
    Our Superva Colours Sale happens this Weds to Friday (Excluding Black and White)
  18. Conversion Company Sought in the Midlands

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, Can anyone recommend a campervan conversion company in either Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire or South Yorkshire? Cheers
  19. Anyone carpet the floor to ceiling plylining of an ex-tradesman's van?

    T5 Conversions
    Hi Folks. Looking for some advice on carpeting my van please! I'm a newbie here, information so far has been great!. From what I've read there seems to be a couple of schools of thought out there on carpeting a T5 van, the main one being: 1. A Two Stage Approach: Carpet the metal work all down...
  20. Hello, newb with a question.

    Coachbuilds
    Hi all! A mechanic friend of mine has a VW camper conversion company (www.sjcampers.co.uk) and thought you'd be interested. He's based near Kendal in the Lakes (North West UK). I built his website so am just helping him out. Is there a place for advertising such things on here that someone...
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