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  1. Pop tops - hight/parking issues?

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, I’m new to the forum having just acquired a second hand T5 which I plan to convert to a camper. I’m considering the pros and cons of putting in a pop top roof. Apart from the obvious cost (£2500 seems to be as cheap as it gets) I was wondering if anyone could let me know any of the down...
  2. Front bumper replacement

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi all, I've an 04 T5 Kombi, 2.5 T32 and am going to replace the front bumper from the grey plastic one to a newer, colour coded one from a Caravelle/mulitvan. The one i've purchased is 2nd hand and comes with front parking sensors, my current bumper doesn't have them. My question is, as my van...
  3. Anyone retro fitted front parking sensors?

    Electrical
    Hi all, I’m going to fit a 5.1 front bumper that has front parking sensors fitted and I’d like to wire them in. I have the loom that joins them all but that’s about it. I figure I’ll get an original switch for the dash that will replace one of the blanking plates. So has anyone retro fitted...
  4. Parking Sensor removal

    Electrical
    one of my rear factory fitted parking sensors has stopped working and i just wondered if it was straight forward to change. Is it possible to do without removing the bumper. Or is there a guide anywhere? Any guidance would be appreciated. thanks.
  5. How do you deactivate rear parking sensors?

    Electrical
    I've had a detachable Witter tow bar fitted to my 2010 T5, which has factory-fitted rear parking sensors. I was expecting the parking sensors ("beep-beep") to be deactivated with the tow bar in place. The fitter tells me I need to manually switch-off the rear parking sensors on the dash. I...
  6. Webasto upgrade

    Electrical
    Has anyone upgraaded the stock webasto to parking heater? I've found a kit here http://www.electritech.co.uk/store/114-Volkswagen-T5-Auxiliary-Heater-Parking-upgrade-kit.html but I don't know whether it comes with everything needed for the upgrade. Anyone bought from them before? Multiple calls...
  7. Dublin

    Camping & Excursions
    Hi, Has anybody got any experience of stopping in Dublin? We're off to Cork for a wedding and fancy a couple of nights in Dublin on the way through. All the campsites seem well outside the city, does anybody know of any safe places we can park up the van for a couple of nights? Cheers, Tom
  8. Looking for our 1st T5 :) First decision...LWB or SWB

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi! Looking for our first T5 but facing our first of many decisions! What size van do we go for? What experiences have people had with both size vans? I think I want a LWB for the space but I plan on using the van as my everyday vehicle so thinking I may struggle parking etc! Any...
  9. Factory Fitted Reverse Sensors - where can i get a loom?

    Electrical
    hi guys. Firstly does anyone know where i can get a genuine factory second hand reverse sensor loom from? Secondly - i have a sensor thats not working. i've checked the actual sensor itself by swapping it around into the other femal connectors and it's working fine. Therefore the problem is...
  10. Parking/Camping overnight at Wembley?

    Camping & Excursions
    I'm off to Wembley on Friday and wondered if anyone knew of anywhere suitable to park/camp? Cheers
  11. parking ticket!!!

    The Pub
    any one had any luck fighting them? just got one in chesterfield. out side collage. parked there for nearly 2 years never had a ticket. get back to my van today and aparently i was parked in a restricted street at precribed times :* theres no signes tho. wasent on double yellows. dont get how i...
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