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  1. Floor fitting advice needed.

    Interior
    Hi all! I am just finishing off sound proofing and fitting insulating foam on the floor of my wagon. I have altro already fitted onto the MDF floor but I’m in a little bit of a predicament on how to actually fit the flooring to the van itself. Do I drill and rivet? Drill and self tapping...
  2. T4 Windows

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi all, Just got my first T4. Its a LWB empty panel van. First job before lining, is windows :) However this seems to be a bit of a minefield with regards to price and what type. I've done a search of the forum but come up against quite a bit of info, but on old posts. Whats the up to date...
  3. Driver's cab door seal - fitting

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi folks I've bought a new door seal from Just Kampers to replace the original that has split at the front top corner and is letting water & wind in. Having had a look at the way it's installed it looks like I will have to remove or at least detach some of the interior trim around the door...
  4. Recommendations For Sun Roof

    Customising / Modding
    I'd like to fit a manual winding sunroof to my T4 not an electric one. Is it a good or bad idea? Apart from cutting a huge hole in the van roof to fit what are the other pros and cons? Any recommendations for a large secondhand sunroof?
  5. Will Pioneer AVIC F970BT

    Electrical
    I am planning to fit a Pioneer AVIC F970BT unit to my 2006 T5. My local Halfords say they are not sure if it will fit. Has anyone fitted one? Is it easy? Is there anything to watch out for? All advice much appreciated Thank you
  6. Fitting Waeco CR50 - Anyone know of fitting service?

    General T5 Technical
    Fitting Waeco CAS-60 - Anyone know of fitting service? Hi All, Thanks for reading. I have done a good search to see if I can get an answer to my question before I posted. Apologies if this is in the wrong section. Happy to be corrected. I am a newbie to owning a camper and am on an...
  7. Towbar?

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi out there, Is it possible to buy and fit a vw towbar to my T5. I've looked underneath the back and cant see a fitting point. Can it be done?
  8. Fitting a side door

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    I've recently been offered a 1996 LWB high top T4 at a very reasonable price, and I'm planning on buying it and converting it to a camper, as I've wanted to do this for ages and this van has just the right amount of space. Only problem is, it currently has barn doors at the rear, but no side...
  9. Attaching a Khyam Motordome awning

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, I'd welcome any advice on fitting a rail to our T5 to attach our Khyam Motordome Tourer. The awning has a figure of eight attachment strip - does this need a J rail fitted to the van? If so, any tips on length, positioning and fitting the rail? thanks Pondbug
  10. Advice about pop top fitting

    Customising / Modding
    Hi all! This is our first post as we get ready to convert our T5 SWB, and we're looking into getting a pop top fitted by Chris at Affordable Body Kits in Salisbury. He manufactures his own and it all looks pretty good, but we're first timers and are not 100% if we should go with an independent...
  11. Looking for Window fitter Exeter/Devon

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi I am probably going to get myself a couple of VeeDub Transporters windows and I am looking to get a fitter in the Exeter/Devon area. Anybody know of some decent chaps that good help a fellow out?
  12. How to fit 3 seat bench in shuttle

    Interior
    I'm struggling to get the rear 3 seat bench back into our 2008 shuttle. Getting it out was easy enough but the instructions in the manual are no help at all at getting it back in. Can anyone help?
  13. Fitting rear quarter side windows to a T4

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hello all, I am considering getting rear quarter bonded windows installed into my SWB T4 so the kids can see a bit more whilst driving in an attempt to improve on our last camping trip where my daughter was car sick 5 times!. Details on getting these installed seems a bit hard to come by with...
  14. Carpet lining services near Reading/Oxford or London?

    Interior
    Hi there, I'm about to buy a T5 panel van for my business and I'm looking for a good carpet lining fitting company near Reading, Oxford or London. Can anyone recommend somewhere not too far from any of these locations? Thanks
  15. Fitting a screen mounted DAB aerial..help!

    Electrical
    Hi All, I have a 2000 reg T4 and have just bought a Pioneer DAB RADIO from Halfords. I thought I'd be able to happily install it together with a screen mountable DAB aerial that came with the radio but have found I'm not as clever as I thought I might be. I don't know how to remove the covering...
  16. Genuine GP Sportline Spoiler - Fitting

    Customising / Modding
    Hi, Has anyone fitted one of these themselves? I'm tossing up between getting a genuine ready one painted or a copy and getting a bodyshop to fit it. All of the bodyshops Ive spoken to seem reluctant to commit to a price as they have been stung before fitting aftermarket stuff that needs a...
  17. Awning Rail & Awning for T5

    T5 Conversions
    Hi T4-T5 Forum. I'm hoping to become a T5'er this weekend if my planned purchase goes according to plan. Looking forward to some great weekends away with the family. The Van we are buying is a converted 53 plate VW Caravelle SWB (Tail Gate Version)with a Reimo Poptop, bit has no awning or...
  18. Gap Between Door Card And Dash After Reinstalling Door Panel

    Interior
    I forgot to take a pic of it fitted incorrectly but I'm sure that I'm not the only one who didn't refit them properly. This pic as it should be. For anyone frustrated with the gap narrower at the top where the door panel meets the dash, this is because of a (yet another) slightly stupid design...
  19. Air con unit on a T5

    T5 Conversions
    Hi has anyone fitted and after market air con unit on a T5 conversion... Planning to do a few summers in Europe so think we'll probably need to fit an air con unit, but can't find many options...
  20. Fitting window in winter...

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi all. Quick question. I have a set of a fixed privacy glass windows and a tailgate window that I was gonna fit myself with the Dinitrol kit supplied. I'm wondering though if fitting them in December will affect the bond at all?
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