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  1. General T4 Chat
    Hi guys, i need to replace my front lower cross member, do wheel arch works, brake line works and tidy generally attend to all surface rust on the bottom of my 1997 T4. I would like to get the whole van up about a foot so i can dolly myself around underneath. I tried searching the forum for...
  2. Wheels & Tyres
    Hi guy's. As there's no workshop or working safely on your bus section, thought I would post in the wheel section as this seems relevant to jacking up your vehicle. I do own 3 Tonne axle stands but don't rely trust them, nor do I like the idea of ramps as it's quite easy to over-drive the...
  3. Wheels & Tyres
    Hello. Typical. I'm away from home in my caravelle t4 2001 lwb and just as I was pulling into a car park I heard a bump at the back. I got in, parked, but when I got out I could hear the heart-sinking hiss of the air escaping from my rear offside. I had a feel around and found a nail sticking...
  4. New T5 Members Forum
    Went to take the rear wheel off my T5 today, and noticed a ball bearing dropping from the winding mechanism of jack that came supplied with T5, immediately stopping to realise the cast holding the screw to the underside of the plate had fractured. Luckily still had the wheel in place so quickly...
  5. New T4 Members Forum
    This is my first post on here so wish me luck. I've just bought a peach of a T4 Syncro. My mate was struggling to jack it up so I wondered whats the best way to jack one up. I'm looking for a small one that I could leave in there to get me out of the sticky stuff. Its got the biggest off road...
  6. General T4 Chat
    As the title says. Whats the best stands and jack to use on your van to carry out work underneath. I.e replace the alternator and service :) found this in halfords...
  7. Wheels & Tyres
    Sorry if I've posted in the wrong place, but you can't change the wheels without it. I have a T5 and cannot find the jack, do they keep it some where stupid if you now what I mean? I've looked under the front passenger seat but no joy, I'm thinking possibly no jack Thanks simon
  8. Steering & Suspension
    OK, so a trolley jack is the final word when at home BUT can anyone recomend a cheep aterenative to the standard WV jack incase of a flatty? I have my van dropped on coilies and have side bars fitted. This prevents me from using the standard jack as the angle is all wrong. Tried a 1 tonne...
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