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  1. Wheels & Tyres
    Hi, I have a '97 Caravelle Syncro with 15" rims fitted with standard tyres. When the tyres need replacing, I would like to fit larger and wider ones without the need for changing the suspension. Does anyone know how far I can go, as far as width and wall height goes? Many thanks Rich
  2. General Technical
    I have a few questions about a T4 2.5 TDI Syncro I'm considering buying! The 2.5 motor is knackered so will a 2.4 out of and older T4 mate up t the 2.5 gearbox! (I have a good 2.4 on my workshop floor!) Also can Syncro's be lowered as easily as a 2wd T4, I presume the front is the same torsion...
  3. General Technical
    I recently had problems driving into a steep muddy field, my front wheels were on mud and my back wheels were on tarmac. I was getting spin at the front and no drive at the back and a T4 syncro should transfer power to the back wheels when there is slip the front. Tested my VC by jacking the...
  4. General T4 Chat
    Hi Recently purchased a red t4 doing a home conversion my fathers got the t4 bug and wants to build an expedition vehicle to do some traveling so he's looking for advice on the good and bad points of the syncro system and the comparisons between the early and late models any advice would be...
  5. Fuel
    Hi All, Im Looking into buying either a T4 2.5 Diesel/Petrol Sycro & was wondering what the pros and cons are including what the MPG & running costs etc are. thanks for any info you can give me CheersA:
  6. Technical Articles
    With all the talk of lowering T4's, the off roading potential of the Syncro is vastly improved by increasing it's ride height... Parts and tech info for raising the T4 Syncro (and 2wd versions) and wheel and tyre size choices are here... www.seikel.de Alternatively... 4x4 tyre upgrades...
  7. Technical Articles
    For the 5-cylinder 2.5 litre ACV (102bhp/75kw) TDI engine launched in August 1995 on the T4a, VW provided the stronger 02G gearbox. Unique to the high power T4's, this gearbox is more able to cope with the extra torque generated by these state of the art engines. The Audi based ACV engine was...
  8. Technical Articles
    The T4 Syncro's initial launch in August 1992 saw the introduction of the 02D gearbox, a development of the 02B with an additional housing for the drive to the rear wheels. Options included a range of rear differential units to make the set, depending on whether a differential lock and / or...
  9. T4 Articles & Information
    The All Roaders (Before The T4) The rear engined Transporter's have always been remarkably useful off-road, even with mere rear wheel drive... ... yet the ultimate four wheel drive T3 was able to compete head on with Jeep, Land-Rover, Mitsubishi and Toyota, even if it was a tad more...
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