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  1. WEEKEND DEALS! ⚠️T4, T5 & T6⚠️

    Customising / Modding
    ?NEW SPECIAL OFFERS ADDED? We have just added a bunch of NEW products to our special offers page! So if you are looking to grab a bargain on some awesome styling & conversion accessories for your Transporter make sure to take a look ...
  2. T4 Van Conversion Films!

    General T4 Chat
    Hey Guys! Hope this is cool I’m sharing, but I’m currently releasing a wee mini series of the conversion of my T4 and thought I’d share in case it helps anyone out. Has everything from budgeting, changing speakers and sound system, rust and por15, roller painting the van and what paint to use...
  3. Keeping original Caravelle Interior

    T4 Conversions
    Hey Guys, What are your thoughts on keeping the original carpet in the Caravelle for use as insulation and put my lino/vineer over it? It's a plastic covered foam with carpet over it. I'm thinking if it's good enough for VW it'll probably do the job? Can anybody see any problems with this...
  4. Does pop top insulation work to keep the van cool in summer

    T5 Conversions
    Hiya We have a silver pop top insulation that we use in the depths of winter, I was just wondering if anyone had tried one in the summer to keep the van cooler? Paul
  5. Show your ceilings!

    T5 Conversions
    Show me your ceilings! I'm bored of mine and looking for ideas. Also realising I could get an inch or more height in the van from my current one Please post pictures of your van ceilings. . Also, do you think insulating it will keep the van cooler in hot climates or retain the heat? (A/C van...
  6. Insulation and bed advice for a friend

    T5 Conversions
    Hello, I have my own T5 but it came converted. My friend has got himself a T5 but would like to insulate it like mine (thermal insulation with ply and carpeted). What would be suggest for an affordable insulation, and how much do you think it would cost him? He has the ply and carpet so he...
  7. Vapour Barrier / Insulation in the cab?

    T5 Conversions
    Hey Guys, I bought a T5 the other week, started stripping it out for my own conversion. I noticed there is damp soil under the back edge of the rubber floor mats of the cab. This weekend I plan on stripping out my front seats and the flooring to make sure it is all clean and dry, I have bought...
  8. Sound Deadening, Insulation & Carpeting

    T5 Conversions
    Hi All, Just purchased a 13 Plate Ex RAC Van that I am planning on converting (Slowly) by myself to a Camper Van - Been a childhood dream to own a VW Camper - so excited to get started on the conversion. There is so much choice, any recommendations on which Sound Deadening, Insulation and...
  9. Sound Deadening, Insulation & Carpeting

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi All, Just purchased a 13 Plate Ex RAC Van that I am planning on converting (Slowly) by myself to a Camper Van - Been a childhood dream to own a VW Camper - so excited to get started on the conversion. There is so much choice, any recommendations on which Sound Deadening, Insulation and...
  10. Pop tops - hight/parking issues?

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, I’m new to the forum having just acquired a second hand T5 which I plan to convert to a camper. I’m considering the pros and cons of putting in a pop top roof. Apart from the obvious cost (£2500 seems to be as cheap as it gets) I was wondering if anyone could let me know any of the down...
  11. Pop top Pop-top insulation wrap

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi All Has anybody used a pop top insulation wrap? Do they do the job i.e. keep the top sleeping area warmer? Are there any downsides? Can they be kept on or do they need to be removed before putting the roof back down?T: Thanks
  12. what insulation do vw use in california?

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, I am new to the forum and have done many hours of research looking for ideas as I am about to start converting my vw transporter t5. I am starting with the insulation and have seen many entries relating to this and many conflicting statements. I had more or less decided to use thermoliner...
  13. Insulation

    T5 Conversions
    Hi all, I've been reading around the forum and getting lots of inspiration and information for my upcoming conversion. Some cracking resources here, thanks to those who take the time to share! I've been doing some research on insulation, and have come across this Knauf Acoustic Insulation...
  14. Ply lining kits

    T4 Conversions
    I am planning on insulating and plying my van this week and have been doing a bit of research on the best way to tackle it. I have decided to buy pre machined ply rather than do it myself as I don't really have the facilities. Can anyone reccomend a kit to me as I'm struggling to distinguish...
  15. Insulation and Lining

    T5 Conversions
    Can anyone recommend someone to insulate / carpet line a T5 in East Anglia?
  16. Insulation alternatives - can�t find plastic loft insu in Sweden :(

    T4 Conversions
    Insulation alternatives - can´t find plastic loft insu in Sweden :( Hi guys, any suggestions regarding wall and especially floor insulation except plastic loft insulation? (I have rolls of bubble wrap!)
  17. Condensation!

    Interior
    Morning all. I have done all the insulating and carpet lining now and for the most part the van is quiet and warm and dry, but the rear door is unlined due to it being exposed to the elements past the seal. So if I kip in the van the rear door gets wet with condensation. I am venting through...
  18. Beams and Pillars - Insulation

    T4 Conversions
    Hi to all Firstly I must say how great this forum is and thanks to all you wise dubbers out there for sharing your tried and tested knowledge. It's been a massive help to me, and I have spent far too much time reading it all. I'm in the process of improving my T4 at the mo. I've recently been...
  19. Insulation/soundproofing of VW T5 front floor

    Interior
    I've been looking at all the soundproofing and insulation options and whilst there's plenty of the posts/comments in relation to the back area (i.e. behind the B pillars) I can't find much in relation to the driver/front-passenger area. My thinking is to add SilentCoat 2mm under the factory...
  20. T4 Rear bumper vents... can I cover/ remove?

    T4 Conversions
    Hi, I recently took the lining off the side of my van to run some speaker wiring through and found the insulation was naff. I've made a speaker box that fits over the rear wheel arch and so I removed this and the panels to start with some silent coat. But I found there is a vent that goes...
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