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  1. How much should I be paying?

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    I have received a quote for both sides sills to be welded and I including my sliding door lower runner, the guy is not too far from me and his work looks excellent as far as I can see (I’m no welder though) and he has quoted me £850 including panels. I was just wondering if that sounded like a...
  2. Welding T4

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    Hi. I live in Bristol and need some welding done on the roof of my T4. There is a fairly sizeable hole that I have ground down and it needs a patch welding in. Can anybody recommend someone who can weld in the Bristol area for cash, or a garage that does welding for a reasonable price? Thanks.
  3. Quick MIG Q

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    Hi Ive got myself a wee MIG (gasless) welder BUT when I press the trig (even at Min Wire speed setting) the wire comes out way too fast for the weld to keep up. Do you need to keep finger n the trigger to maintain arc and wire feed or, Ive heard that these are always live even if the trigger...
  4. Rust in C post - how am I going to tackle this?

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    I've been lurking here for years and for the most part have found any answers I needed by searching the forum, but I haven't been able to find anything on this. I've had my T4 for a decade or so, converted it myself to a camper and had the best times in it. Now I have a daughter I wanted to...
  5. review on welding and welder in sussex

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Alright guys Can some one give me their opinion on this welding I've just had done. Also need my rear arches done to a high standard as I'm doing up the van and don't want spot welding all over the thing. If people think the welding I've just had done is good then ill go with him but if its...
  6. Welding needed London E17

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    Hi all, I've been searching through various threads and posts, "bodywork & exterior" etc but can't seem to find any recent posts recommending garages that do welding on T4's in or around East London. The plates that hold the plastic front bumper brackets to the bumper are rusted through on...
  7. 98 t4 van side loader bottom rail repair ?

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    Hi guys I've just bought a 98 t4 van to convert into a day van, the side loading door was welded up, When I cut the weld the door fell off !! Grrrr , the bottom rail is completely rotten. Is there a repair panel out there with a rail ? Thanks in advance Johnny
  8. metal work / welding

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    Hello, Have designed bed / storage for my T5 Kombi (SWB), now need to find someone in SW London, Surrey or even Sussex who can get my idea welded together. Anyone out there who knows of someone ? Preferably someone who knows Transporters and what Im trying to achieve, who can either do this...
  9. Experienced T4 Welder wanted! Rusty inner sills and front wheel housings.

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Hi, I need some advice, please. My 93 Caravelle has just failed its MOT. It has very rusty inner sills the entire length of both sides including the door runner on the passenger side sliding door. The flat bits under the battery and airbox that make up part of the front inner arches are also...
  10. Structural MoT welding - Bournemouth

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    Hi all I'm hoping that someone can recommend a decent garage that is familiar with T4 repairs in or around Bournemouth. Weird thing is: my Caravelle went through the MoT without an advisory last year, this year I'm being told it's shot! So guys - can anyone shout out for a decent business in...
  11. chassis rust(with pics) and repair welds - require advice!

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    So i was scouting round under the van again today and i felt some ominous rough-edged holes - I got the camera out to analyse them a bit better, and here's the results. Really kicking myself i didn't notice them when I got the van. (I'm a first time owner btw!) The holes / loose panel...
  12. Sills

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    A bit off subject but it has something to with bodywork...... I have found some rust near the drivers sill (I did find some but now it has been removed with the help of me angle-grinder). The gap is about 6-8 inches starting from the front wheel arch. My questions are: 1. Who can i buy a...
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