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  1. Swampers - let's see them!

    Show Us Your...
    Those of you out there who have gone for the "swamper" off-road look, let's see some pics of your prides and joys and tell us what mods you've made. T:
  2. Raising my T5's suspension - where do I start?

    Steering & Suspension
    Hi everyone, I am moving into a rural location which requires me to prop my ride up. There's a lot of information about lowering the van but am I the only one who needs it a little higher? The other option would be to get rid of it and you know that's not an option! Considering sticking on some...
  3. First time engine start after 7 years - advice requested

    Engine & Gearbox
    My 2004 VW transporter van has been sitting unused for coming on 7 years! :eek: I want to get it started, mot'd and back on the road. I have purchased a new battery - but I have a feeling that it is not going to be as easy as filling the tank with diesal, connecting the battery and turning the...
  4. 12V Winch

    General T5 Technical
    Has anyone fitted a 12 winch to their van? I'd like to do it but keep it inconspicuous. Oh and when I was looking at examples I came across these guys. Nice!
  5. all terrain tyre size for my 4motion

    Wheels & Tyres
    hello, I have a choice of three sizes for my 4motion, at the mo it is standard height, I may raise it up in the near future though, with a seikel kit. I mainly want headroom under the tailgate (I'm 6'6") aswell as off road clearance as it is a 4motion! I am looking at either 225/75/16...
  6. Un-pimp my bumbers

    Customising / Modding
    I have a syncro that has colour coded fibreglass/plastic bumpers, that are now very scratched and chipped after some very tame off road driving. I imagine that I could replace them with some originals, but does anyone know if there is anything more 'workman like' out there? Edit - Froidian...