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  1. Very basic engine maintenance and things to look out for, for a newbie please!

    New T4 Members Forum
    Hi all! Due to get my first T4 at the end of the month and I'm already worrying! It's a 2002 1.9td with about 115,000 miles and some service history plus camping interior and pop-top. Looks in great condition. I've paid for HPi checks and everything looks good (apart from 2nd previous owner...
  2. Getting back on the road...

    General Technical
    Hi all I've got a 2003 t4 2.5 102, it was used as a daily runabout and for some long surf trips up until 4 years ago when work and family meant I had to source a fuel efficient hatchback. Things have moved on and its time to get the old girl back on the road, looking for advice from the t-4...
  3. Are T4's money pits or a good buy?

    General T4 Chat
    Hi everyone, I'm looking to buy a transporter but on a budget of about 5k. I am after a 5 seater so I can go on holiday with the family and a t4 seems to be all I can afford. As they are older vans now, are they expensive to own and run? I get the impression that it's a constant stream of little...
  4. Mechanical WISH LIST for high milage van! Pls Contribute!

    New T4 Members Forum
    Right, I've been chasing dreams of having a t4 since I was 18 and 14 years later I've finally made it! Hurrah. . Lets just say I'm at the low end of the T4 property ladder, but I still cant stop checking it out in the driveway! Its a 2001 Caravelle 2.5td ACV. To be converted into a...
  5. T5: what ex T4 owners think? Maintenance costs and reliability

    General T5 Chat
    Hi all, looking for a multivan I noticed that second hand costs for a T4 or T5 aren't so different. I have a T4 2.5 TDI 102hp and I never drove a T5. Asking here and there I grabbed the following info: - T5 are more reliable after 2008 (2.0cc engine) - T5 maintenance costs are higher that T4...
  6. APS Commercial New Year Service and Remap Deals!

    Conversions & Customisation
    Hello, A quick update for you: We are pleased to announce that APS Commercial is offering a -20% off on all service and remap prices for January and February for T4/T5 Forum members. All you need to do is simply email or call up and book in using the code APS-C-2012.T: We are offering this...
  7. Hello From APS Commercial

    Conversions & Customisation
    Hi all, My first post on this forum and a bit of an introduction to APS Commercial. APS Commercial is part of APS, based in Brackley Northamptonshire. We have been trading here for nearly 6 years now, specialising in VW Audi Group & Porsche servicing, tuning and general maintenance. This...
  8. What maintenance to do?

    General T4 Chat
    Hello, We've now owned our first T4 for about 3 weeks and are lovin' it! :jiggy It's a 2.5TDi 102 and belts were all changed about 15,000 miles ago, and it's got 155k on the clock. She runs sweet, and pull better than our Golf :D, but my question would be what service/maintenance would you...
  9. newbee Hello & Service & Maintenance

    Engine & Gearbox
    :ILU:Hi to all on the forum from a newbee. I was hoping somebody could put me straight on exactly what vehicle I've got. I have just recently bought a motorhome (Merlin Autohomes) and I thought it was on a T4 base, but the log book says its a Transporter 57 D...
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