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  1. Skyline Pop Top Roff and Canvas Colour Advice

    General T5 Chat
    Hi, We're going to put a Skyline pop top on our 2013 T5.1 LWB, but unsure of whether to have a black or white roof? I know the black will get hotter but with the scenic canvas I dont really see that being too much of an issue. Also, unsure of what canvas colour to go with, as the only real...
  2. flexi stick down solar panels

    Interior
    Hi, Thanks in advance to all you lovely people who may be able to offer me some advice... T: I have a 2011 T5.1 with a 'ridged' rather than flat smooth roof. Does anyone have experience of installing flexi stick down solar panels to a T5 with a 'ridged roof'? e.g. How can you form a proper...
  3. T5 T5.1 LWB Kombi inner roof panels

    Parts For Sale
    Panels in grey. Also included are the two joining strips and all 'push pins' VGC £90 ONO Buyer collects, or possible mutual meet for fuel :-)
  4. My roof is flapping in the wind!

    T5 Conversions
    I bought a converted T5 last year and love it. Except... It has got a very flimsy fibreglass roof that the windy gets caught under the front and makes it flap. It gets really bad when it's windy and I'm petrified it's going to get wripped off or damaged! I have the cords pulled down extremely...
  5. Low Life Stealth Roof

    General T5 Chat
    Has anyone had a Stealth Roof fitted by Low Life? I'm planning to visit them next weekend to have a look at a fitted roof as long as they have a demo / customer van available, but I can't find any reviews anywhere. https://www.low-life.co.uk/product-page/copy-of-low-life-stealth-roof-t6-lwb...
  6. Interior roof fitted with lighting

    Interior
    In the leeds area. Got a T5 SWB. I am looking to get an interior roof fitted with lighting. We currently have a lined roof made up of a single sheet of wood. Is there anyone who fits new interior roofs? Looking to get LED strips round the outside and spotlights in the middle. Can anyone point me...
  7. Reimo or SCA?

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi All I'm struggling to choose between the two. The prices are similar, the good fitters will fit either, both have fantastic reputations and solid track records for reliability and longevity ... so what are the other considerations? I have heard that head height might be an issue because some...
  8. Pop-top advice

    T6 General Chat
    Can anyone recommend a good place for having a poptop fitted, ideally in the region of £2000-2500?
  9. Roof Options - Insurance advice

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi, I'm currently looking at base vehicles to start my 4 berth conversion. I've outlined the ideal as a T5, 30/32 140bhp Kombi. I've looked at caravelle sliding seat options and OxfordT5 have been really helpful and given lots of advice and the installation certificate for insurance purposes is...
  10. Pop top roof seal hanging off

    General Technical
    Hello all This is my first post so hoping for some help.... I have a 1996 T4 and the black seal around the pop top is hanging off. Having already tried to glue it with no success I wondered if anyone has suggestions i.e. if there is a particular glue that would work or any tips. Thanks:confused:
  11. Reimo Roofs compared to their copies

    T5 Conversions
    Hi, long time readers, first time question asker! Almost everything has already been covered, but I can't find a thread on this surprisingly. I've seen there are a variety of roofs out there which are based upon the Reimo design. And, notably they are all cheaper! I've read up on a few of them...
  12. 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.
  13. SCA pop top help

    New T5 Members Forum
    Was unable to fully close our pop top the other day as the catches had become misaligned. Has anyone had this problem? Is there an easy solution? It's an sca roof and wasn't cheap! Advice welcome. Thanks!
  14. Elevating / pop top roof regulations?

    T5 Conversions
    Hi. I'm hoping somebody may be able to help me. I was wondering if anybody knows if there are any European or British standards relating to pop top roofs? My insurance company here in France have said that they can cover my pop top roof as long as it 'complies to European norms'. As it is...
  15. T4 original roof panels swb

    Wanted
    Hi all after some original grey roof panels !
  16. Sunroof

    Customising / Modding
    Hello Guys I want to be slightly different and put a sliding canvas/waterproof type sliding roof into my T4 I have seen it on a van at Busfest last year 2014. Does anyone know someone who can do it or have done it? Thanks BM
  17. SCA 194 roof cut out dimensions

    T5 Conversions
    Hi all, I've just ordered an SCA 194 roof and want to get a jump on the prep work. All the instructions available for download are for the older 190/192 etc. Does anyone know if the cut out for a 194 is the same as shown in the instructions for the other models? Thanks very much indeed for...
  18. Low profile vent fan

    Electrical
    Morning all! Has anyone fitted or know anything about one of these roof fans? http://www.incarconnections.co.uk/van-ventilation-van-roof-vents-van-vent/low-profile-motorised-van-ventilator-grey-inner-valve.html It looks good, awesome throughput and reversibility is handy. But I can't find any...
  19. pop top roof T5.1 shuttle

    T5 Conversions
    Alright guys Was looking on putting a pop top roof on a 2010 T5 shuttle but there is ac vents all built into the roofs of these vans was wondering what would be the way around this?:* Can the vents be moved or do they have to be removed get back to me T:
  20. Pop top quandry..bit of a nightmare :(

    T4 Conversions
    Hi I'll try and be brief with background. I picked up my van last Friday from the company that had just installed my pop top. I saw the roof raised, checked all round, lovely job, neat, tidy, lights bed etc, chuffed to bits. Drove it home, parked it up. Saturday morning, children are excited...
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