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  1. T4 tailgate gas strut upgrade broke my ball pin brackets.

    Customising / Modding
    Hi all, Hope you can help/advise here. I recently upgraded the gas struts on my 1991 T4 (2.0 petrol version), installing the INSUPPA 1200N kit. The purpose of this, like most people, was to hold the tail gate up with a bike rack mounted on the back. Unfortunately after only 2 months the...
  2. Tailgate cycle carrier

    T5 Conversions
    I have a SWB Kombi that I am getting converted into a pop-top camper. It currently has a rear spoiler on the tailgate that I’d really like to keep on after the conversion....and I am looking to fit a 4 bike carrier. I’d really appreciate some advice please on: a) the best cycle carrier out...
  3. Thinking about buying a tailgate tent/awning

    General T4 Chat
    Hi everyone, This is my first post 🙂, I've recently just bought my first van and was looking for some advice on which is the best tailgate tent ,that fits my van ( T4 ,1997 ) any recommendations of the best site/place to buy ?
  4. Tail Gate to Barn Door Help!

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi, from reading other posts and threads it seems like converting my tail gate to a barn doors on my t5 2009 is going to be a harder task than anticipated! Is there anyone out there that knows of a company/person that has experience is this area as I have no clue! Any Help will be greatly...
  5. Rear End shunt, need help

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Driving home the other night on the M69 and some guy drove in to the back of my T4. After talking the insurance company in to not writing off my beloved bus im now looking for parts to help me rebuild. (The other guys Passat folded in half) I Have a 2000 SWB 2.4 TDI, what I need to replace is...
  6. Tailgate trouble

    General Technical
    Hi all, Got a problem with the tailgate in that it often (nearly every time) needs to be unlocked/locked or there is no resistance in the lever. Narrowed it down to this bit slipping out of place but can't work out why/how to stop it doing so. Any help much appreciated Cheers Dave
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