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  1. Another side bar question

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi all, Bought some vanstyle side bars for my lwb t5 shuttle 2007 2.5 Set about fitting them, rear brackets have gone on ok however after removing the front bungs found both holes blocked by a substantial piece of metal see pic Thanks in advance
  2. Side bar/running boards step replacments

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi all, I've been looking for ages, and tried by contacting a few suppliers on eBay, to get replacement step pads for my side bars but had no luck in the pic you can see why they need replacing. Any suggestions great fully received, thanks in advance
  3. Recommendations for Side Bars

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi Can anyone recommend some decent side bars as the ones we have had for the last 2 years are rusted to hell. [/URL][/IMG]
  4. T5 LWB Gloss Black side bars

    Customising / Modding
    Hi there, I'm a newbie to all this stuff. I have read about the problems with side bars pealing and rusting.Can anyone recommend where i can buy a good set of GLOSS BLACK side bars for my T5 lwb. Many thanks Jeremy
  5. Custom side bars

    Customising / Modding
    Somewhere on the internet I came across these beauties and now I can't find where. Where can I get some like these? I'd love them in red. Are there some on the market a similar shape that I could mod or does anybody out there do this kind of thing? Cheers
  6. Which sized side bars/slash ends? 50 or 63mm?

    New T4 Members Forum
    Hi peeps, I am looking to get some stainless steel side bars for my van with the slashed ends, I'm just finding it difficult to find legit photos of side bars that are actually the size they are describing, I've had a look at some 76mm ones and they were too phat for my liking, was wondering...
  7. What colour to paint my Banded's?

    Wheels & Tyres
    Just got my bandeds back from Jim @ AC. I have a silver van but my daughter said yesterday that I should paint them blue. I just want to see everyones bandeds so I can make my decision. I am also going to get my side rails the same colour so if anyone has done that, let me see....please :):):)
  8. Side bars and accessories facelift

    Customising / Modding
    Hi guys . Need some advice. I recently purchased a brand new transporter kombi, 2.ol 140 T32 tdi 4motion. I have dtarted looking at various mods, including alloys and chrome side bars etc. The only trouble is, looking at most items on Ebay, most items say they are not compatible with my model...
  9. Help us develop the right side bars for your 'van...

    Just Kampers
    Thanks everyone for your feedback in the JK forum to date…. Over the past few months we’ve been investigating all available options to source, or manufacture, those parts and accessories suggested to us by VWT4forum members, ‘Van owners and existing JK customers. We want to offer forum members...
  10. Side rails. How do they fit?

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Had a look at a few aftermarket ones on line but I am still unsure of the fitting. as i run a side exit exhaust it could be fun fitting any. anyone got pics of the rear mounting point. Or good clear words ;) as my options are buy and modify. custom order.... or make my own. not sure which...
  11. DIY sidebars

    General T4 Chat
    Had a bit of spare time yesterday so I made these....
  12. Side bars

    General T4 Chat
    What at peoples preferences with black powder coated side bars. I.e size of tube, ends beveled , bends on ends? Gloss , matt.
  13. Stainless steel side bars in Exeter area?

    Customising / Modding
    I've seen a thread on here for a guy who makes side bars in a shed. I think its in Exeter area. I can't find it in the search function - anyone have the guys name?
  14. Side steps or side bars???????

    General T4 Chat
    Can't decide weather to have side bars or side steps, When i bought me velle of of T4YLOR he had some side steps fitted which i quite liked. See below but I have also seen a few side bars i like aswell. So what have you got, plus any pics would be great. Where did you get them?? What...
  15. excited but dissapointed

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi everyone, really excited I've found the forum. I bought a T4 back in feb and it has totally taken over my life. I am looking forward to exchanging tips and getting new ones. My van is a really manky old panel van I have converted with side windows, luxory rear seating, metallic raspberry...
  16. How to fit side bars.

    Customising / Modding
    After searching diligently I couldn't find a post on how to........ Experienced T4 modding bods may turn their noses up at this post, but mechanically challenged types like me may find it helpful. If only to encourage them to go ahead and do it themselves. I ordered my side steps from Jeff at...
  17. Porsche Blue, SWB, Shortnose, 2.5tdi 114bhp Diesel 2003 Conversion (43 pics)

    SWB Garage (All Versions)
    After looking at about 20 vans we traveled up to other end of wales to Banwy vans and collect a 2003 52 reg ex AA van. Took it apart (as i do with all my rides :lol: ) and went about fully changing it 1st thing was to change the twin solid rear doors to a up and over caravelle door, that would...