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  1. Tiptronic w 36k miles - go for it?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all I am consideriing a 56 reg T5 lwb 130 bhp 2.5L camper conversion with 36 000 miles and full service history. It as a tiptronic auto. I would put 10 - 15k miles a year on it - camping and touring and pottering about on weekends in London and home counties. I know it won't be as slick as...
  2. New member introduction

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi Everyone, I would like to introduce myself to the forum as a VW fanatic, I love all things VW! My name is Quinton and I am from Johannesburg, South Africa. My T5 is my 8th VW. It is the 3rd bus and surely not my last! I just had to register myself on the forum because there is too much...
  3. Can Mk5 Steering Wheel Paddles Work T5 Tiptronic?

    It's now fairly common knowledge that the paddles on a mk6 steering wheel can work the tiptronic function of the DSG box after VAGCOM coding. However, can they be made to work the tiptronic of the T5 (not GP/ not DSG) auto box? I can't be the only one who's thought this but can't find it asked...
  4. Tiptronic box question

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, Anyone know if the are any issues with the Automatic boxes fitted to the 2.5 130 T5. I have just bought a LWB Shuttle with 100k on the clock , with Full VW Service history. I would expect the engine to last gallactic space miles with correct maintenance but am a bit concerned as to the...