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Hi everyone

Any of you got one of these? If so, would you like to exchange information/experiences? I love mine to bits (had it over 7 years now), but have some niggles.

Would be great to compare notes with other members!

Happy travelling
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Hi John,
I've got a 94 T4 Westy but I'm not sure if its an executive. Only had it 18 months so I'm still finding things out about it. What problems have you had ?
So far I've only had a fuse go for the interior lights go and a rear brake / side light blown plus a steering gaitor needed replacing for the MOT but other than that its been great A:
 

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Hi John,
I've got a 94 T4 Westy but I'm not sure if its an executive. Only had it 18 months so I'm still finding things out about it. What problems have you had ?
So far I've only had a fuse go for the interior lights go and a rear brake / side light blown plus a steering gaitor needed replacing for the MOT but other than that its been great A:
Hi Uzi

Many thanks for your response. Mine's a '96. If it's an Exclusive it's got a sticker on the front nearside of the bonnet. They're LWB and I think mine was one of the first made. In nearly 8 years it's been mechanically perfect (apart from breaking a cambelt, but I've learned my lesson there!) The problem is with the 'caravan' electrics. Would you mind if I PM'd you? - don't want to bore other members with what is probabley unique to these models.

I'm going to try and post some pictures later.

Thanks again
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Wasn't the excluisve the Hight top with the shower/toilet room attached on a pod on the back it also has a completly different interior to all other westies with the kitchen at the back and the way the bed folds out
 

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Wasn't the excluisve the Hight top with the shower/toilet room attached on a pod on the back it also has a completly different interior to all other westies with the kitchen at the back and the way the bed folds out
That's the one. It's high top and LWB. I've tried to post a picture, but apparently I can't do that until I've paid a subscription. Its unique in many ways, but I'm guessing that the electrics are the same (or at least similar) to other Westy T4s.

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John
 

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PM away although mines a SWB pop top not the LWB like yours but its probably similiar in many ways
 

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Hi John, I have a Westy Exclusive and I love it too, although I've not even had mine a year yet. Mines a 1995 with the 1.9td. I've been in to the wiring and made a few mods to the camper electrics amongst other things. Can't promise to solve your problems but feel free to share.

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Hello John,

Hope it's not too late to join in this thread. We've got an Exclusive. Bought it in Feb. Don't know about helping with the electrics as all I've done is replace the battery, but am willing to share the joy of owning one of these great vans.

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John,
I've got one of these T: it's a 1999 2.5L petrol and I've owned it about a year and done 30,000km in it. Loved it all the way round europe. Noto too much has gone wrong, save a couple of fuses with the water pump, and some small mechanicals.
I'm not a very technical man, but willing to try and answer any questions if I can help.
Mark
 

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I have just purchased a '95 Westfalia pop-up with the 1.9td ABL engine and 5 speed manual box and I am delighted.
This was imported from Germany to North Vancouver BC Canada in July of this year.
It has some nice features like the diesel fired heater, ac, dc refrigerator, 16 inch Lorinser alloys.
The camper is painted that lovely green and looks quite good.
Unfortunately no documents or manuals or maintenance schedules were supplied.

I am thinking about changing the injection pump to an AAZ style with the LDA feature. Has anyone tried this?
Does anyone have an AZZ engine in there van? It looks like there is not much clearance between the pump lda diaphragm and the radiator fan.

Is there anywhere I might find the maintenance schedule for the camper with the ABL engine?
I would like to obtain an owners manual as well.

I will post some photos when I learn how.

I am pleased to find such an enthusiastic group of T4 owners.

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Hi People,
I've had a V reg T4 California Exclusive 2.5L in Tornado Red for two years and she's a beaut! Recently however the inline water pump for the toilet and sink etc has gone - there's a whirring noise but no water. The toilet is a Thetford C3 model which apparently uses the inline pump. Does anybody know where the inline pump is located in the Exclusive so that I can replace it? I imagine it's a Whale replacement.
Thanks for your help.
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Hi, the pump is a submersible type inside the main water tank; pull out the recessed hatch in the wall behind the toilet seat, unscrew the large tank lid and the pump hangs inside on the end of the the pipe and electric supply. I suggest disconnecting the electric connector for the water level probe first and withdraw the tank lid carefully (it hangs down about 12 inches from the lid).

Sounds like the water level might be below the pump height or perhaps the intake on the bottom of the pump is blocked. Still if you can get it out you can test it.

By the way the pump in mine is a Comet VIP10 which is rated at 3.3 GPM (US) which works out at about 12.5 litres/minute flow rate, and 2.4A. If you do need to replace yours and you can't find this there will no doubt be a standard Whale replacement as you say which will do the job just right.

Hi People,
I've had a V reg T4 California Exclusive 2.5L in Tornado Red for two years and she's a beaut! Recently however the inline water pump for the toilet and sink etc has gone - there's a whirring noise but no water. The toilet is a Thetford C3 model which apparently uses the inline pump. Does anybody know where the inline pump is located in the Exclusive so that I can replace it? I imagine it's a Whale replacement.
Thanks for your help
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John,
I've got one of these T: it's a 1999 2.5L petrol and I've owned it about a year and done 30,000km in it. Loved it all the way round europe. Noto too much has gone wrong, save a couple of fuses with the water pump, and some small mechanicals.
I'm not a very technical man, but willing to try and answer any questions if I can help.
Mark
What does 2.5 petrol do to the gallon?
 
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