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  1. General T4 Chat
    A client of mine has asked if I can paint a mural onto the side of their van. I'm used to painting onto canvases and have no idea what I'm doing when it comes to painting onto a van. So I'd like to ask if anyone has any experience painting a design/ mural onto a vehicle? And if you know what...
  2. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi Guys, I'm new here! I've just purchased a 1998 T4 with the aspirations of converting it. I'm so excited to get started and I think the first thing on my list is the paint job... the van was originally red but a previous owner has taken it upon themselves to spray paint the exterior in a...
  3. Interior
    Hi there. Looking to get my T4 repainted - paint new bumpers and have a little rust repair to be done. Wheel arches and the dreaded under filler cap area/passenger door step rusting through. Underneath is in really good shape - was waxed when new It’s not easy to find a good paint shop Had...
  4. General T4 Chat
    Hi All, I'm a 21 year old student and have just about been able to afford my first project, a T4! She is mechanically pretty sound but needs a fair bit of work on the body which im hoping to do myself. Im looking to have it resprayed at a later date when i can afford it but don't mind it looking...
  5. General T4 Chat
    Hello there. I having a nightmare trying to find the paint code of my van. I’m told that usually it’s under the pocket that’s to the right of the drivers seat but unfortunately it’s not there. I’ve emailed vw but they say they don’t have that information of my van because it’s an older version...
  6. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Does anyone know what colour blue this is? and if it's possible to get a reasonably close vinyl match?
  7. Customising / Modding
    Hi! I'm getting my van artistically painted this month but I'm looking for recommendations for people who can do a Top Coat or Laquer to the whole van to protect it. So far when I have asked bodyshops to quote they are put off by doing the whole thing and only seem to want to do 1 panel. Thanks H
  8. New T4 Members Forum
    Can anyone recommend a reliable paintshop/ body repairer in the Ipswich area? I'm looking to get rust treated and resprayed around the front windscreen and rear screen before it gets too bad. Cheers, Rich:)
  9. New T4 Members Forum
    Hiya, I have a lovely black T4 which is just turning 20 yrs old, and the time has come for her to get a new paint job. There are a few rust patches on the wheel arches, and some sod just dented the passenger door in a car park and did a runner! Can anyone recommend anywhere to get her prepped...
  10. Interior
    Can I spray the interior sliding door rail (near the ceiling) with regular spray paint? The bodywork is green and eventually i'll get the outside sprayed with a different colour, however Id rather not strip out all the interior carpeting/insulation ive already installed. The door rail is too...
  11. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    I dont have access to compressors and also my drive isnt covered/sheltered and I want to paint the lower 1/3rd of my van in a nice retro orange. Should I use a roller, brush or spray? Any advice very welcome. My previous body work attempts haven't been great. Also should I finish with a lacquer...
  12. Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi guys I'm an airbrush artist from the West Midlands specialising in bespoke designs for the automotive trade. Just here to introduce myself let me know what you think of my work. Looking to expand into VW's. Www.facebook.com/sigreenawaysigma
  13. General T4 Chat
    Hi Have decided I am going to spend the winter upgrading the interior of my T4 ready for next year. I have had a chat with the guy from SPD campers and he sells Plain MDF units for about £200 or laminated ones for £395. He seems like a nice bloke and very approachable. I was wondering if...
  14. Interior
    I have a tambour door in the usual place in our van. I'm doing the conversion at the mo. The door is currently silver which doesn't go with the overall scheme of the van. I'd like to spray it. Has anyone gone down this road before or any paint experts that can make some suggestions of what to...
  15. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hey everyone, I've been in indo for the last 8 months, which is great... however my lwb T4 was left to sit outside for that entire time. Whilst i got Indo perfection the poor girl got a british winter. I'm back and want to make her beautiful again. I ran her through the car wash today to see...
  16. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    hi folks. Im going to need to spray a few small stone chip repairs I've picked up over the past winter. Can anyone recommend a particular type or manufacturer / supplier for spray paint? There are a good few online but obviously a good website is no guarantee that the paint they sell is any...
  17. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    hi, anyone have any advice as to whether I'm better getting my t4 wrapped rather than painted how much should each cost? I have a red t4, it's a standard colour which I'm happy to keep, there are quite a few patches of bodywork that need sorting which means there will be loads of patches, can...
  18. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi there, just bought a t4 lwb to convert. Does anyone know where I can get a cheap re spray. I'm based in Cambridge but am in London quite a bit too but happy to travel. Hoping there's a mate of a mate that does it on the side etc, happy to help mask it and prep etc. On a tight budget...
  19. Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi all, I have recently acquired a white 2000/w reg T4, up and over back door (blue dash) Can't find the paint code (doesn't help that I don't know what I'm looking for - but nothing obvious!). Think it's still the Original colour (bad colour match on the petrol cover from a previous owner...
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