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  1. Tire size 205 65 r15 to 205 70r

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi everyone I have just become the proud owner of a 2002 caravelle synchro. I was wonder if putting 205 70r 15 over my 205 65r 15 tire would it be a problem regarding turning and tire size in the wheel archers? thanks
  2. Starter motor

    Engine & Gearbox
    I need to replace my starter motor on my 2002 2.5 tdi . Can anyone confirm what size hex/allen key socket needed on the starter motor mounting bolts before i start work on it .I have read posts where some say 7mm and others say 6mm (i have a 6mm socket but not a 7mm). Any other tips for a easy...
  3. size of my van...

    General Van Chat
    Isee lots of people ask about size of their van, particularly with & withoutmirrors or with mirrors folded.....and I think I have found the answer Searchthe web for "Body Builders Technical Drawings" these are usedby others to design new fixings and bodes and there you willfind files detailing...
  4. 1996 2.0 Petrol - Which Ampere / Battery?

    Electrical
    hello, again a new issue to fix... my battery is dead, I'd like to change it myself - which ampere I should go for? T4 1996 2.0 petrol. Also, I have another issue when changing gears, especially from the third to the second the engine cuts off almost everytime, even if I put it on neutral...
  5. OEM under seat leisure battery size

    Electrical
    so i just bought a factory t4 seat base with leisure battery tray from a multi van i guess? to go with the two captains seats and i'm wondering if anyone knows whats the biggest battery you can fit into it? cheers in advance
  6. Where to cut for the windows!?

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi guys, I have just bought myself some side Windows for the T4 and I'm going to fit them myself this weekend. I have been trawling the Internet for a decent in-depth guide but they all seem so brief and lacking key bits of detail, however I've managed to paint a pretty good picture of what I'm...
  7. Spare wheel size

    Wheels & Tyres
    Can someone tell me the size of the spare wheel on a 2001 2.5 ex AA t4? Can't find the details anywhere.
  8. Advice on General Grabber tyre/wheel combo

    Wheels & Tyres
    Apologies as this has probably been done to death already....... Got my first VW, came with 16" steels which obviously were fine, but as a bloke we have to play around with these things don't we..... Have bought a set of 18" alloys fitted with 255/55/18 General Grabber (AT's I think). Have...
  9. Dimensions of 2001 t4 tdi (88) LWB please

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Will it fit my garage? I am test driving a 2001 vw T4 2.5 TDi (88) LWB tomorrow. I know most details about it but nowhere can I find the vehicle's dimensions. It is a high top van and I would like to know the length, width & height. Can anyone help please? Thank you
  10. 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...
  11. Wheel Spacers

    Wheels & Tyres
    Just looking for some wheel spacers - loads out there ! Any one fitted some (Iknow you have) but to what size can you go ? Correct in saying tread can not be exposed past wheel arch ?
  12. New rads too high!

    General Technical
    Hi guys I just got a rad from what I thought was the same gen van and it doesn't fit! :eek: The one I need is 2 inches smaller on height, but works fine - problem is I just can't drive it as there's not enough clearance in the engine bay! The donor van was a TD - is this why, or is it to do...
  13. What wheel size to fit T4

    Wheels & Tyres
    Hi, i've just bought a 1996/7 (p reg) LWB transporter 2.4 Diesel panel van and would like to put some alloys on it. I'm not that mechanically minded for a start but when i comes to wheel sizing i'm even more baffled. Can someone tell me what dimensions i should be looking for when buying...
  14. T4 Dash speakers

    Interior
    Does anyone know the size of the dash spakers in a 2001 T4. I'm thinking of replacing them, but wanted to know how much space (width and depth) I have to play with. Cheers.
  15. Can i run 18 alloys on my T4

    Wheels & Tyres
    Just got into to the whole T4 thing and looking to get some alloys. I really want 18" wheels, but someone told me to get 17", as 18" have to be spaced out and that they will effect the turning circle. As so can what offset do I need? Again ive been told to get et45, or can I run et42? Cheers
  16. What sized tyres?

    Wheels & Tyres
    I have recently bought a van with OZ Racing alloys. The tyres have written on them; 205/65 R 15 C which I understand means they are 15" tyres. However, measuring the alloys they're 16" across (maybe slightly over). Am I measuring them right? Should I have 16" tyres on there or just buy...
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