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Any good honest T4's Up for sale looking for our first van to join the VW world young family of 4.
 

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location, budget & expectations might help?

also, before buying anything I'd suggest reserching into their issues, foibles & problems (of which there are many o_O )

Rust happens also.

avoid anything with fresh / shiney paint as if could be hiding a nightmare or two;)

Rich. (harbinger of DOOM & 11 year t4 veteran:oops:)
 

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location, budget & expectations might help?

also, before buying anything I'd suggest reserching into their issues, foibles & problems (of which there are many o_O )

Rust happens also.

avoid anything with fresh / shiney paint as if could be hiding a nightmare or two;)

Rich. (harbinger of DOOM & 11 year t4 veteran:oops:)
Thanks for the quick response

We are possibly looking for a van with a pop top fitted with empty back or something we can upgrade or a furnished rear just needs a roof, I appreciate these maybe difficult to come by, prices we are unsure as we are new so setting a price at the minute might be unrealistic.
 

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Are you definatley after a t4? Many more t5s and t6s on the road if you want to expand your pool.
Thanks for the reply, We would love T5 T6 But are they not riddled with more issues than just old age rust issues and higher mileage On T4's. DPF faults injector issues you may be able to confirm this. Any support going through this process is valuable to us so appreciate any info offered.
 

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All I'd say is that most t4s are 20+ year old now and have multiple owners so history can be hard to know the history of the van (and maintenance is critical really).... but any high mileage vehicle at that age is going to need a fair bit of TLC unless you're really lucky. A more modern diesel does have more to go wrong no doubt, but it's a balance isnt it as a low mileage one will have much less mechanical wear and you have a lot more choice. I'd have loved a t4 for style and charm, but wanted extremely low miles so went for a t5.1.
 

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I looked at a few t4s but all were expensive but had issues or bad repairs, all the good ones people rarely want to part with, I ended up buying a T4 compass navigator more room but not a daily driver, the upside is its never been welded and is mint just had a few wiring faults which are now sorted.

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Any good honest T4's Up for sale looking for our first van to join the VW world young family of 4.
 

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Ok keep me upto date any pictures would be welcomed.
I too am looking for a camper van to replace my recently sold Trigano Tribute and came across this offering on Ebay. I was wondering how T4's they stood the test of time with rust so googled the question only to find this forum.


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I too am looking for a camper van to replace my recently sold Trigano Tribute and came across this offering on Ebay. I was wondering how T4's they stood the test of time with rust so googled the question only to find this forum.


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1993 van, numberplate obscured so you cannot check mot history?

I can hear it rusting from here...
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1993 van, numberplate obscured so you cannot check mot history?

I can hear it rusting from here...
:ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO:

Rich.
....and somebody did say "beware the shiny new painted ones!" It's a long way for me to go to take a close-up look but first of all, is it really worth that much? Are these appreciating classics or do the owners just have and inflated expectation of value?
 

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....and somebody did say "beware the shiny new painted ones!" It's a long way for me to go to take a close-up look but first of all, is it really worth that much? Are these appreciating classics or do the owners just have and inflated expectation of value?
value & worth are 2 different things....;)

whats that thing about a fool & his (HER / it's etc.) money:unsure:

Rich.
 
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