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  1. T6 drl diy?

    Bodywork / Modding
    Has anyone got a T6 with OEM DRL's they can measure for me? It looks like the DRL is literally a LED strip sat on top of the existing grille, so it should be an easy DIY.. right? :*
  2. Barn-door DIY awning

    T4 Conversions
    I used an old basha and cloth-taped some bungies to it to make a cheeky shelter for cooking under out of elements. There is a removable pole in between the doors from outer corners to stop them from closing for any reason. The coverage needs a tweak or two but I'm very happy with it to be...
  3. DIY kitchen pod

    T4 Conversions
    Thought I'd have a go at making my own kitchen pod in the rear half of my bed frame.
  4. Mistakes you've made.....

    T5 Conversions
    Hello there as new member and a man who is very much learning as he goes (and swearing a bit more than normal) thought i would put this out there having read the hindsight thread which is a wealth of knowledge, have always lived by you should be big enough to admit your mistakes and learn from...
  5. Summer is coming, Camping Setup Ideas!

    T5 Conversions
    Just got my first Transporter, looking for DIY Camp setup inspiration. Any and all ideas welcome! Especially interested with a preference for surfing, skating and rock climbing influenced setups. Cheers!
  6. T5.1 heated seats control - part correct?

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Does anyone know if the following part would work for a DIY heated seat conversion on a T5 facelift - Part: 7E5907047AB - eBay link to controller with part eBay link to loom to either genuine VW heated seats or some form another vehicle (I see people have used Saab, Range Rover, Alfa...
  7. Cisbo Parking sensors

    Electrical
    Hi all, just bought my T4 and in love with it already! To reduce the inevitable knocks and bangs, I bought some Cisbo partking sensors, 4 rear+2 front and want to install them ASAP. I assumed the wire colours would all match up but they dont. Can anyone help and tell me the best place to...
  8. DIY multiflex board shelf for Caravelle � a 'two part' question

    Interior
    DIY multiflex board shelf for Caravelle – a 'two part' question After installing the brilliant Caravelle seating system into what was our Kombi (panels etc still a work in progress, as you'll see from the pics), we then had the age old dilemma: scour eBay for years to find an original VW...
  9. Newbie - carpet/veltrim lining advice

    Interior
    Hi there, I'm a total novice to the T5 world, so go gently with me. I've got a 61 SWB Kombi - tailgate, that's currently ply lined, but I'm keen to veltrim/carpet from the front seats backwards. Slowly turning the van into a day van. Can anyone advise on what to buy/avoid and any advice that...
  10. Cambridge DIY convertors

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi, Looking for anyone in/around Cambridge who is converting T4/5s to compare notes/learn from. Have T5 LWB. Cheers Michael
  11. EVO Design - conversions and flatpack units now in the UK!

    T5 Conversions
    EVO Design, formally known as Green Dog Campers (based in Ireland) are happy to announce we have recently moved to England. Doing conversions and flat pack units for many years in Ireland, we have moved near Poole and are supplying nationwide. We do conversions based on our set designs the...
  12. kitchen unit plans

    T4 Conversions
    Hi all being cheeky now, had anyone made their own kitchen unit for a t4? If so have you got plans we could use? Thanks ;)
  13. Possible to upgrade to heated mirrors?

    Electrical
    Hey Guys, I just wondered, after a bit of searching on here without finding an answer, if it is possible to upgrade to the heated(not motorised)electric mirrors if your T4, like mine, has the standard manual ones? I just would like them heated because when they're all iced over it's so annoying...
  14. Small rust patches - DIY or NO?

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi, Ive got a couple of little rust patches that have appeared on my van and Im wondering whether to attack them myself. Ive attached some photos so people can see what Im looking at. I went to a local spray spray shop and asked the guy how much it would be to fix the rust patch on the door...
  15. diy install poptop popblems

    T5 Conversions
    I'm installing a poptop myself but the instructions were just scribbled on two sheets ofA4 Now I've cut the roof ,out I found the side rails were too long. Sunday no rain:):confused: Couldn't contact them found out today thatim posed to cut off 5inches :eek: Not a word about this in the hour I...
  16. DIY sidebars

    General T4 Chat
    Had a bit of spare time yesterday so I made these....
  17. Mishska (formally project de-bling)

    Show Us Your...
    So its been a few years since I've been here! - good to be back and i'm seeing some really great custom stuff out there :)A:A: Here were I was at back in 2009: http://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=11138&highlight=de-bling So what's happened? Well not much more done to the interior but...
  18. D.I.Y Fridge?

    T4 Conversions
    Dont know if it would work but is it possable to build your own fridge? The problem lies with the need for my van to carry kayaks and other outdoor gear on camping trips. At the moment i have a space saver R&R bed behind the drivers seat to allow the boat room underneath and down one side. If...
  19. Best placement for eberspacher - All advice taken!

    T5 Conversions
    Hello Folks, As I'm living in the van three nights a week and the British climate is doing what it does, I've forked out for a heater and am going to spend this weekend fitting it (hopefully not too much of it!). I've several questions to ask the handy DIYers out there, and if any...
  20. planning the inside

    Interior
    Hey, does anyone know where you can download a plan of the inside of a T5 2006 Transporter? I'd like to print some out and experiment with some interior designs at the right scale... Cheers! Claire
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