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  1. Can this van be lowered?

    Steering & Suspension
    Hi there. As I said on my introducing post, there'll be lots of silly questions as I'm far from a petrolhead. First, I'd like to apollogise for yet another post about lowering springs, but I couldnae find a post with answers to my question. If you could redirect me tothat (or those) posts that'd...
  2. Staggered wheels...... help!?!?!?!

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi all, I am pretty new to the forum, just started my conversion of a 2008 T5 SWB T30 Shuttle.....I am quite new to this, so please bear with me if I am not 100% sure on some of the details below. The van currently has 16" alloys (215/65/R16 Tyres) I have just had the van lowered with an...
  3. Rubbing grinding noise through clutch pedal.

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, Can anyone suggest what might be causing this noise? There is light grinding noise when the clutch pedal is slightly depressed, kind of like the sound when brake pads have worn out. It makes no noise when fully depressed or when you take your foot off completely, just when you start...
  4. Wheel arch rubbing tyres

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi, I have a 1.9 td T4 camper conversion with a set of 18" alloys with 245/45/r18 tyres fitted. The van is lowered by 40mm. Whenever I go over a small bump the rear wheels rub on the arches and have cut in to the tyre edge in several places. I have been scanning through other posts and...
  5. T5 front caliper clearance

    Brakes
    Hi folks, first post by a new member. I recently changed vans, 1999 T4 to 2006 T5, both 1.9's LWB. When I test drove the new van I noticed a lot of brake judder and on closer inspection found the front disks to be very worn and almost certainly warped, did a bit of haggling with the seller and...
  6. 20" rims, 90mm drop will it work?

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi guys, I'm looking to drop my LWB T5 90mm & put some 20"rims on. will it rub my dub? thx :*
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