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  1. Floor fitting advice needed.

    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. Red van. Well mostly... going pink in places

    Team Red
    Hi all, I've been reading a lot on here over the last 8 months or so and thought it's about time I shared some pictures of the conversion I've been undertaking thanks in no small part to the wisdom of all and sundry on these forums. Thank you! All thoughts or comments welcome and appreciated...
  3. Rear floor lining

    Im just about to remove the existing flooring and plywood out and replace it with new plywood and vinyl flooring. I was told to get a new (deeper) step cover, put 10mm ply down but also use some baton down to give it a better finish.. for the life of me, i can't remember what size baton to...
  4. interior carpets

    Any help/advice gratefully appreciated. Can anyone point me in the right direction to purchase interior carpeting for the seating and kitchen area in a LWB. To go over the vinyl flooring for warmth/comfort/protection. Many thanks in advance. T:
  5. Any DIYer converters out there??

    T5 Conversions
    Hello beautiful campers, are of you converters DIYers? I'm considering doing my van on a budget since i'm not that flush! Also my head is fried with ideas and order to do these things and the budget is running away by the second!! :confused: I've put key questions in CAPITALS below. Stage...
  6. Finishing where the carpet lining meets the floor

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, I am wondering if anyone has any info and pictures they can post of a van that has been well finished where the carpet and floor meet. Ive read a few people have used silicon however im not really convinced that it would give a neat finish (feel free to change my mind :-P) any info is much...
  7. Ply Flooring?

    T5 Conversions
    Ive tried to search but not much comes up. Do people use a one peice floor and if so, where from? Is a 2 peice just as good, does it show when you cover it with altro/vinyl? Any advice would be great, its my next job.
  8. Who sells this flooring

    T5 Conversions
    I'm looking to find this flooring for my camper. I saw it in a few campers at the Birmingham show. Would anyone know what it's called and who the supplier is? Cheers
  9. Flooring

    T5 Conversions
    Hi Guys, Quick question on flooring, anyone found a good flooring material? do you need specific flooring for vans or is ordinary lino good enough? Thanks
  10. Caravelle flooring: carpet or rubber mat

    T5 Conversions
    What are people's experiences with original Caravelle flooring? Thinking of getting the triple seat but don't think the carpeted floor is particularly compatible with my young family...Does anyone have the Caravelle rubber mat flooring that is meant to be similar to original Kombi mat? Will get...
  11. Best flooring material for T5 camper

    Hey guys, Recently got myself a T5 to convert. I'm getting rid of the current combi arrangement and fitting an R&R bed. Trying to decide what to do with flooring as it needs to be levelled to allow front swivels seats and tidy up where the existing connections are located. Is the vinyl used in...
  12. Hello from Unwin - & news about new T4 / T5 kits

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi All, Just to let you know that we‘ve joined this forum as a trade member - and we’re keen to answer any questions you might have about Unwin Safety Systems products, particularly our Unwin rails. Please message us via this site, email us at [email protected] or give us a ring on...
  13. installing rubber floor into shuttle?

    Hi guys and gal's! I have put my panel van on ebay and took the plunge and bought a swb shuttle! Future plans are to remove rear triple and use it as a combi.. my question is, would I be able to easily fit factory rubber flooring?(2+1 twin sliding door configuration). I understand the shuttle...
  14. genuine volkswagen rubber full floor matt

    hi guy's i really want to buy genuine volkswagen rubber floor matt the for the back of my t5 but the vw dealer here in ireland said he need a part number as there is 18 different ones! my is a 05 lwb 174bhp panel van dose anyone know the right one to get? i already have all the other bits cups...
  15. T5 & T4 Vans, Vito, VW Caddy van trimming / Carpet lining / Van styling /Flooring

    Conversions & Customisation
    T5 & T4 Vans, VW Caddy van trimming / Carpet lining / Van styling /Flooring has your van lost its Mojo get it groovy for the summer Trim out your van from just £300 depending on model including REIMO soundproofing and insulation Window fitting from £420 Flooring with choice of Altro...
  16. Can anyone recommend good quality van flooring?

    T5 Conversions
    Can anyone tell us where to buy hard flooring for our van conversion? Have seen this ready cut ALTRO flooring on ebay- has anyone fitting this type, would you recommend it? Any flooring advice gratefully received. Thanks
  17. Step insert

    General T4 Chat
    Hiya all, I have been looking at step inserts on fleabay, i have a sy floor in Captain (its cheap pool lino really) and think the step liner seems to be a good way to finish it off? Have many people used them? are they a standard size ? Easy enough to fit? Opinions and advice please. This is...
  18. Rubber floor tiles

    Hey guys, anyone used coloured rubber flooring tiles in their van? Looking at this stuff which I really like, I'm converting and laying it onto 9mm ply floor. The van will get lots of muddy boots, muddy dog, sand, clear and salt water and general outdoor stuff in it, with a mountain bike...
  19. Hardwood flooring, anyone done it?

    T4 Conversions
    Just in the thinking process of starting my build and looking to try something a bit different. Has any one layed hard wood tounge and groove flooring in their van? And could I see some pictures if it has been done, thanks!
  20. White van T5 project

    New T5 Members Forum
    Since im new member to this site and just got my first T5 :-) ive spend many a hour reading lots of different posts which have been very useful, so i thought id start my own build thread in which i hope other people will find useful. First off i've got my self a ex council white panel van...