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  1. Carpet Lining Kit, which one?

    Ready to start lining our Kombi but not really sure which lining to use, I think I've narrowed it down to: Veltrim Easy Liner - https://www.vanguard-conversions.co.uk/products/441/carpet-lining-kit-medium-van/ Or MVM Mega Stretch -...
  2. Wood cladding instead of carpeted panels

    T4 Conversions
    Hi all having a complete change of interior look, at the moment i have a really nice vangear pod unit and classic rock and roll bed…i'm hoping to make a more homely wooden conversion along the lines of the rolling home conversion…Has anyone fitted pine cladding to line their t4 and did it...
  3. Just kampers t4rus or styleline lining kit fitting with genuine sliding windows

    Hi all, has anyone fitted the panel lining kit from just kampers who has the genuine vw sliding windows fitted ? I have the sliding windows from the factory in my t4. In the blurb for the kit is refers to it being designed to fit standard windows…i guess this means flat bonded in glass...
  4. Lining planning

    Hello all.. So i'm about to start the process of Silent coating the panels and prepping to carpet the interior. My van has factory supplied (and very flimsy) hardboard panels on the lower half of both front and rear areas. I would like to do something like the picture below with full side...
  5. Carpet questions for a T6 LWB?

    T6 Conversions
    Hi, I am considering just carpeting the ply panels in my T6. I fully insulated and carpeted my old T4, but to be honest I quite like the colour of the metal and don't really care about warmth that much as I only sleep in it a few times each year. If I just carpet the ply panels should I also...
  6. Silent Coat and Dodo Thermo Liner

    T6 Conversions
    Hello I am about to start deadening and lining my van, using Silent Coat 2mm deadening, before Dodo Thermo Liner 7mm. I am advised the Thermo Liner, is an alternative equivalent to say, using 10mm of glass wool. I am brand new to this and have got a bit confused with researching and reading...
  7. 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...
  8. Carpet Lining

    T5 Conversions
    I know most people use stretchy carpet lining specially for vans, my question is: has anyone used hotel quality carpet in their vans at all? Not wanting to sound like a skin flint but I have some on standby in the colour and super quality I love but thinking if it may be a tad on the heavy...
  9. Condensation!

    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...
  10. 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...
  11. Hiding a web of cables

    T5 Conversions
    hey guys, Starting to strip out my T5 this weekend, its a 56 plate panel van. I am a technician by trade and have a background in rotary wing. I plan on doing a lot of the work myself. Before I consider lining my van I want to put down as many of the cables that will need to run through the...
  12. Wheel Arch Lining

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    My wheel arches don't have any plastic or covering inside the wheel arch to prevent road noise, stones, rust etc. Anybody put carpet in their wheel arches or is there some better material to use? If you have, how did you attach it to the arch?
  13. T5 LWB Shuttle Roof Trim with Vents.

    eBay Listings
    Seems to be in good nick. Rare. http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=221805258723&globalID=EBAY-GB&alt=web
  14. Sliding door without window - how to ply line?

    T5 Conversions
    Hello everyone, I've tried to find something in the forum, but I only find posts about carpeting the door itself. What I'm after is advice on how to ply line the top of the door. I don't have windows fitted and there are no holes for trim plugs in the top section, when I brought the van it had a...
  15. Carpet lining vs california style lining

    T5 Conversions
    Does anyone have experience of both a California style lining (plastic/vinyl) also used by CMC and a couple of other converters and carpet lining and have an opinion as to the pros and cons of each? Posted the same question in Community but not having any replies so reporting here and hoping...
  16. T5 lining Pros/cons: one piece ceiling/wall sections or multi panelled lining? Devon.

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, I'm getting my interior done, everything apart from kitchen/cupboards, but have been given mixed advice ref solid wall/ceiling panels or individual lined smaller panels per section? Firstly, pros and cons? Secondly, who do you recommend in the southwest? Finally, I am having the following...
  17. T30 Lowering in Surrey or South London

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi Everyone. So I'm newbie to the world of T5's and I'm already having a ball. I've just scored myself a lovely ex AA T30 from Wales and it's a beaut. My usual mechanic gave it the once over and all I need was some new brake pads, a seatbelt and some general service items. Not bad. So now...
  18. Insulating/carpeting Mad Workshop in Bristol

    General T5 Chat
    Anybody have their van insulated and carpeted by Author and his team? Feedback??
  19. Carpet lining the back... any tips?!

    About to spend the weekend lining the back of my LWB T4 with some amazing stretchy carpet I got from megavanmats... Just wondering if anyone's got any pearls of wisdom for me before I start?? Have looked through some of the threads on here, but yeah, any tips for a first timer would be sick...
  20. Carpet lining services near Reading/Oxford or London?

    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