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  1. Expedition Roof Rack on a Pop Top

    Customising / Modding
    I'm looking at putting a rigid solar panel on my SCA194 roof, and am looking at using roof bars to do this rather than the corner feet which are another option. However, I wondered if anyone here had put an expedition type roof rack on their pop top? It may be a really bad idea but it's just...
  2. Roof bars - Driving me nuts!

    T4 Conversions
    Hey guys, So I have a SWB '99 1.9 TD T4 and finding roof bars for it is driving me mad. I dont want to drill the top of the van, so they will have to be clamp on. I've looked through a lot of threads here, but unfortunately alot of the links are no longer available. However, saying that -...
  3. Can I get ROOF BARS without bolting through the roof??

    General T4 Chat
    Hi Folks, in need of some advice. I'm looking to put roof bars on my t4 swb that I converted last summer; however I'm not wanting to bolt through the roof as I will have to remove the interior roofing etc, and to be honest I don't want to drill more holes in the roof! Will bars like the Thule's...
  4. What roof bars are these..

    Customising / Modding
    I am trying to find out what roof bars and cross bars these are from... Anyone any ideas? I have the same roof and thinking would allow me to do a solid solar panel install instead of flexible... Ta
  5. Brackets for VW Roof Bars

    General T4 Chat
    I have three VW roof bars on the van, and sadly the securing brackets are starting to rust through after around 12yrs constantly on the van. One is particularly bad. I checked with the helpful local VW van dealership, and identified the part (Eurovan - Carrier bar - Securing Bracket - part no...
  6. SALE 30% Off Van racks, tubes, bars and more

    SALE NOW LIVE - ENDS 31st July 2018 What can you expect to find at Van Guard Accessories Summer Sale? 30% off Best Selling van accessory lines. ULTI Racks - Roof Racks with Side Channels and Roller Included ULTI Bars - Roof Bars with Free Load Stops Trade Van Racking - Van Racking easy to...
  7. Votex spares (roof bars)

    General Technical
    Evening all! I recently landed a pair of Votex bars for the T4 at a total steal of £30. Sadly, too good to be true and they have arrived with only 3 rubber pads and 3 lock covers. I've searched high and low for these bits, but no luck. Anyone out there know where I can get them from? A...
  8. T5 Roof Rails

    New T5 Members Forum
    HI there Can anyone please advise me on the best roof rails and roof bars for my 2015 T5. Many that I've looked at seem to be more cosmetic than functional with an advisory max load of 25-40kg. I could do with some that not only look nice (matt black preferred), but are capable of carrying a...
  9. LWB side roof bars for sale £40

    Parts For Sale
    I'm saving for a retro roof rack so hoping to sell these on. Missing a black plastic bolt cover as shown ( covered with tape ) Collection from Bristol only £40.00 Toby 07976291810 or PM
  10. Direct 4x4 Pull Out Awning

    T5 Conversions
    Just fitted one of these and thought I would shoot a quick vid of my first attempt to deploy
  11. T4 Stainless Steel Roof Rack - No reserve

    eBay Listings
    Check it out… http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/112450287661?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
  12. Roof rack rail conversion extrusion? Are you interested?

    Customising / Modding
    Want a roof rack rail system for a T4? I do and Im hoping that others are interested too There doesn't seem to be an existing roof rack rail systems that fits a T4 without a pop top. If someone has found one brilliant, let me know. Why choose a roof rail and not a stainless steel roof bar or...
  13. T4 Reimo pop top roof rails and bars? Help!

    General T4 Chat
    Hello, I have a SWB T4 with a reimo pop top and I want to put roof bars on it just to carry surfboards. Does anyone have any good ideas on how to do this, which rails and bars to buy and where etc?? Nothing too expensive, but nothing too cheap! Thanks in advance for any advice, James
  14. T4 Custom Roof Tray Needed... anyone help?

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    Hi all! I have a T4 with recently finished conversion. The pop top is an up-and-down type which leaves a roof section at the back of the van available for a roof tray, however I'm really struggling to find anything suitable. Don't really want standard roof bars with a generic tray mounted on...
  15. Roof bars racks

    Customising / Modding
    Looking for help and advice on roof racks which I know has been covered before but doesn't answer my questions. Im looking to install roof rails and bars to carry a couple of longboard and kayak. It seems that most of the companies selling them tell you their products are for styling only or...
  16. Fitting Roof Rack Without Holes

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    What roof rack / bars could I fit to a T4 without boring holes? The old one on it was very heavy duty and I want something lighter without putting holes in the van roof.
  17. Aluminium Roof rails

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi Can anyone suggest some good places to get aluminium roof rails and lockable bars. Thanks in advance. Lisa
  18. Roof rack holes

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    I have bought a 96 T4 that has had a roof rack fitted in the past by being bolted through the roof. The holes for the bolts now let water in and it is rusting. Has anyone come across this problem before? Proposed solutions??? Need to sort is asap as weather is gash at the moment and don't want...
  19. how are t5 roof bars supposed to attach?

    General T5 Technical
    ive not bought them yet, but i would perhaps like to get a roof tent at some stage so they also need to be strong enught for 2 adults and the box. I dont have a clueas to how they fit to the roof though, any ideas or suggestions? ta :ILU:
  20. Roof Bars & Box

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    Just ordered my roof bars for VW T4 so I can store more stuff on my travels. Please can anyone tell me when the bars and box are fitted how can you reach up? Can you get a ladder what would you guys suggest ?? #Help