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  1. bodywork

    General T4 Chat
    Hi All. Looks like I've got rust patches on outer sills so dreading what that means. Can anyone recommend a reasonable body work place in the Ipswich area - guess I could be looking at new outer sill panels to be welded on and sprayed. Many thanks, Richard
  2. spraying grey textured bumpers, southampton ?

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi guys, Not sure if I'm doing this right ? Anyone on here know of any good spraying companies on the south coast / Hampshire near Southampton that will do a good job on spraying textured grey bumpers to white smoothed, finished bumpers ? I need to get this sorted and wondering if your guys can...
  3. Trim-Fix source shipping outside UK

    Hi I'm trying to locate a source for Trim-Fix High Temp adhesive or similar that actually ship outside UK? The only adhesive I found so far in Sweden is 3m but the price i ridiculously high, so another brand is necessary to keep the cost down. I've tried to figure out the manufacturer of...
  4. Painting interior sliding door rail?

    Can I spray the interior sliding door rail (near the ceiling) with regular spray paint? The bodywork is green and eventually i'll get the outside sprayed with a different colour, however Id rather not strip out all the interior carpeting/insulation ive already installed. The door rail is too...
  5. Bumper spraying on the south coast

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi Guys and Gals, Just a quick question on recommendation really. Does anyone know of a good spraying company where i can get my bumpers sprayed on my T5 which are currently grey and textured on the south coast around the southampton area. Recommendations are great, and a company that has...
  6. T4 Full body spray

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hello! Just wondering if anyone could recommend a good body shop in Poole or Bournemouth (Or anywhere in Dorset). I want a full respray of my van but want to know who does a good job and who you'd guys suggest. Thanks T:
  7. Respray

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi there, just bought a t4 lwb to convert. Does anyone know where I can get a cheap re spray. I'm based in Cambridge but am in London quite a bit too but happy to travel. Hoping there's a mate of a mate that does it on the side etc, happy to help mask it and prep etc. On a tight budget...
  8. Painting the dashboard and floor

    Hi, I am wanting to spray the dashboard and floor of my cabin, what spray paint does everyone recommend and how much do I need? Cheers,:*
  9. A Guide To Roller Painting Your T4!

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Right guys, some of you lot got very curious when i stated that i was going to roller paint my T4 and asked for more details. I have decided that i will document the bodywork section of my build for the purposes of assiting others and providing what will hopefully be an interesting thread. So...
  10. Windscreen Washer Jets / Nozzles

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Not sure if this is the correct section but has anyone ever replaced the washer nozzles and/or the pump? The washer spray seems a bit pathetic when you consider the size of the windscreen. They're not blocked nor the line leaking anywhere but after experiencing the nice powerful fan spray of a...
  11. Is Hammerite Spray ok temp fix?

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hey guys, So after this winter and the salt grit on the roads I wanted to get my arches nice and clean and free from any surface rust which is creeping on, while I save up for a respray. So I sanded one down with 80, 120, 340 and 400 to the bare metal and then did two coats of Hammerite Smooth...
  12. Spray foam insulation?

    T5 Conversions
    Has anyone here had their van sprayed with foam insulation? I think it seems like a really neat solution, acting as vapour barrier, thermal and acoustic insulation at once although it could end up being very messy and I think I read somewhere due to the heat produced when curing it can warp...
  13. Has anyone heard of...

    General Van Chat
    Right an old tale here of what colour white is ya van! Well my paint colour is R902 like so many others. I have had a tailgate sprayed by a local company in R902. My van is a creamy white...well apart from my tailgate which is whiter then the teeth in a colgate advert. I spoke with Breeze this...
  14. Small rust patches - DIY or NO?

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi, Ive got a couple of little rust patches that have appeared on my van and Im wondering whether to attack them myself. Ive attached some photos so people can see what Im looking at. I went to a local spray spray shop and asked the guy how much it would be to fix the rust patch on the door...
  15. Spraying myself

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi all, Thinking about colour coding my T5 myself and buying a reasonable spray-gun from Ebay. Has anyone produced a guide anywhere? would be good to seem some pointers.. Thanks
  16. Colouring interior plastics

    Customising / Modding
    This one's been racking my brains for a week or so now. I've seen a few threads on here about changing the colour of dashboards and other interior plastic parts and it got me thinking. a few years ago (read 10) i had a vauxhall nova... ..pause for heckling.. ... and i replaced the...
  17. Colour Change Respray

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Ok guys I am waiting on a final quote but what I got today from a well respected place is: £2000 minimum for a colour change from yellow to blue. This is IF i take off inside door panels, all carpet lining panels, both bumpers, lights and front grill, plastic trim etc. That might in fact be...
  18. Dash and Doorcard Re-paint

    i have a Lwb T4 and i have ben trying to find out the best way to store my surfboards inside. being still undecided, i had other jobs to do on the van, i.e the fuel gauge problem and my window washer nozzels were not working properly. once some of the dash was off i decided, to hell with it...