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  1. Lowering Issue driving me crazy!!!

    Steering & Suspension
    Has anybody ever had a problem when lowering on the rear that the van doesnt sit level? I lowered my T4 last year 50mm all round with no issues, but as I had to carry some loads I had to wack the original springs back in the rear. Ive just come to put the lowering spring back in but for what...
  2. Lowering Issue driving me crazy!!!

    Steering & Suspension
    Has anybody ever had a problem when lowering on the rear that the van doesnt sit level? I lowered my T4 last year 50mm all round with no issues, but as I had to carry some loads I had to wack the original springs back in the rear. Ive just come to put the lowering spring back in but for what...
  3. Lowering T4...HELP!

    Customising / Modding
    Hi all, I have finally got my springs to lower the van, which I want to get done before taking it away on the 13th August down to Hossegor on a surf trip. I have one slightly big problem though...this being...I dont have a clue how to fit the new springs.... Please could somebody give me some...
  4. Eurocarparts sachs shocks

    Steering & Suspension
    Hi, Has anyone used the Sachs front shocks for about £51 each from Eurocarparts? Are they the same as the Sachs heavy duty shocks sold by Brickwerx and others for about £150 a pair or are they an inferior model?
  5. Help!

    Wheels & Tyres
    HI! I have a VW T4 800 Special. I have just sold my old mk3 Golf GTI, so i now have the money to be getting myself some alloys! :D So please, can some people help me out as i am very confused about wheels and lowering etc... I want to lower the van, not sure how much, and don't know what...
  6. Wheel Size!! Please Help!

    Wheels & Tyres
    I am looking at putting this set up on my T4 800 Special! 18" 7.5J ET35 ACE 184 Rated 695Kgs per Wheel 235/40R/18 Suspension Lowered -60mm Front -60mm Rear. I am going to be slowly converting the back of the van into a camper/day/surf bus. So i just need some help from people on how...
  7. Wheel, Tyre and lowering sizes!!! Please Help!

    Wheels & Tyres
    I have just bought my first Transporter its an 800 Special 1.9TD. I want to deck the back into a weekend/camper leisure van. So rock 'n' roll bed, storage and god speakers! Exterior wise, I want to lower it and put some nice wheels on. Please could somebody tell me what the best size wheel is...
  8. sussy advice

    Steering & Suspension
    has any one tried this kit out? http://www.t4srus.co.uk/vw-t4-50mm-premium-hd-lowering-kit-t450pk-672-p.asp any advice would be great. i need to drop my 800 special by 3" ish to get it into a garage to work on it through the winter so thought 2" on the springs and let some wind out of the ty...
  9. 60mm lowering kit for T32

    Steering & Suspension
    Hi All, Could anyone recommend a good quality 60mm lowering spring kit for a T5 T32 and a supplier for the kit? Many Thanks :ILU:
  10. 20" rims, 90mm drop will it work?

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi guys, I'm looking to drop my LWB T5 90mm & put some 20"rims on. will it rub my dub? thx :*
  11. dropping the back...

    Steering & Suspension
    i've just been looking around my van while i wait for my springs to turn up, and have just thought: do you need to do anything with the brake compensator when you drop the back (i'm dropping it 55mm if that makes a difference)? thanks Beau
  12. Help Need, New spring required, should I lower or not???

    Steering & Suspension
    Hi, I would if you could help me with the determining the correct springs that I need. Currently my T4 on a 52 plate with 123K on the clock is sitting on the standard springs and shocks. I have just fitted new 18" alloys running 235 X 40 tires. It has been fully converted with units, roof bed...
  13. Do you need to tell your insurance company if you lower your T5?

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    I want to lower my T5 by 30mm but am wondering if this will affect my insurance premium. Do I need to tell my insurance company? Thanks, Dai
  14. Newbie slammin' my van over Easter

    Steering & Suspension
    Hi guys, I'm planning to lower my van 40mm this weekend as currently running on 18" that make it look a bit high.. Was planning to just do the springs. But should I do the dampers at the same time? It's a 2001 T4 swb with 120k miles on the clock. Think the current dampers are original...
  15. T5 Lowering how I did mine

    Steering & Suspension
    I searched here and no one has put up a full list of what they did so after a long weekend with a few dramas I decided to put one together. Click here Please feel free to give me feedback. People may have a better way but I think this is how a lot of people basically do it with my own little...
  16. Wheel Advice for MTB van

    Wheels & Tyres
    My van is mostly used for driving around the country loaded with mountain bikes are people, which normal involves driving over some rough stuff here and there. I want some advice on: 1. First off, how low should I lower my van? I'm not after a full slam, just something that is lower than...
  17. V-Maxx coilovers available for T5 / RRP £649.99 inc VAT!

    Parts, Tuning & Styling
    We're pleased to announce that we now have a coilover kit available for the T5 HERE! RRP is £649.99 inc VAT, and these are available through all authorised V-Maxx dealers and stockists. These kits feature adjustable height (45-75mm front / 45-70mm rear) and 20-click adjustable damping. If...
  18. My New...Blue...T5 Camper Thread

    SWB Garage (All Versions)
    So, after far too long thinking about it, way too many hours trawling this forum thinking about what could be, and umming and aahing for the best part of two years, I have FINALLY bought my new T5 :ILU: So, as I feel indebted to this forum for all of the info that I have gleamed from it, I feel...
  19. will i have to get camber done again once 18's are fitted?

    Steering & Suspension
    hi all, have ordered my -60mm springs from t4sRus and planning on doin it this week.. BUT.. ive still got standard 15" wheels on at mo and was goin to get the camber done. but when i get some 18" alloys on will i have to get camber done again??? And does anyone know where i can get camber...
  20. lowering pricing??

    Steering & Suspension
    Hi everyone!! i'm a T4 newbie, bought it bout 3 weeks ago now and have done all the begginnin stuff like clear indicators, window tint etc.. but now i want to get the thing lowered. how much am i lookin at roughly for springs, shocks, camber setup change etc? is the camber setup change a must as...
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