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  1. dave_b

    Drive away awning rails

    Are there any drive away awning rails that fit to the van using the roof bar mounting bolts? I’ve sen the OEM awning rail that needs to be bonded on and bent into shape, not really a DIY job. Got me wondering if there are bolt on solutions?
  2. Sparkyis

    Custom fit colour coded leak- free awning rails to fit under roof bar feet- How I did it

    Sparky’s Guide to leak- free, concealed, colour- coded awning rails with Thule bars on top! So….we have had the van (2017 T32 LWB 204 DSG Kombi) for almost a year now and I have been obsessed with the idea of fitting a leak- free awning rail under the roof bars. I wanted a sunshade and...
  3. Johnno

    Awning rail with Pop-Top

    Hi all Collecting the van today after getting a skyline roof installed Realised last night the gutter C rail I had for my drive away will be gone so interested in what my options are The three I’ve been told to look at are Remio multi rail (most expensive) Stitches & steel combi rail...
  4. Ashok2429

    For Sale Camper Essentials Hidden C-Rail SWB Interchangeable

    Hi everyone, After getting my pop-top fitted the camper essentials rail I had won’t fit anymore, need to look at an alternative. It’s for a SWB and interchangeable so can be mounted on both sides. Only been on the van a couple of months. £50 ONO collection from SE London
  5. T6 owner

    Sold White Plastic Awning rail, to fit under OEM roof bars. £20 collection only.

    For Sale White Plastic Awning Rail, SWB. Fits under your OEM roof rails. Near side, holes and shape. 10 min easy fit, and no corrosion issues with it sat on your paintwork (it's a nylon plastic) in the roof gutter. Has been on my for just 3 months. Pop top fitted , so no longer needed...
  6. I

    Which awning rail is compatible with a pop-top?

    Needs to be compatible with a pop top
  7. Mike Dean

    Hidden awning rail under Pop-Top

    Hi All, Does anyone have a hidden awning rail, the channel type with their poptop? I don't want the eyesore on the exterior of the van. Thanks, Mike
  8. moodsterT6

    Leak free awning rail fitting (I hope)

    Fitting awning rails to both sides of the van and wasn’t confident about water tightness. Then found all the horror stories about leaks through the roof rail fittings into the interior of the van. I found this thread which is really helpful...
  9. C

    Van X Non Screw Awning Rail

    Has anyone fitted and used the non screw, stick it with Tiger Seal, Van-X awning rail ? Having seen my local bodyshop repairing rot under a screwed awning rail during a respray I'm still of a mind sticking one on is the best option long term ? The roof rack fitted version under the pop top still...
  10. Paul Binding

    C-shaped Awning Rail in black?

    Am looking to fit a c section awning rail under my t6 roof bars. Can’t find one in black. Has anybody had one powder coat? Does the connection kit still slide through it easily enough.
  11. Patch

    Sold Awning C-Rail - SWB Aluminium pre-drilled for passenger side fitting

    For sale - Aluminium awning rail to fit SWB T6. (2.4m) I have pre-drilled this for use on passenger side. Easy to fit (if you have step ladder). Comes with stainless steel bolts and washers (re-use your pre-fitted VW rubber washers under the rail). The rail enables use of Sun shade or driveaway...
  12. Tiggy1955

    Awning Rail Question

    I’m planning to fit the F45s wind out canopy to my T6 transporter for short stops. I will also be using a drive away awning for longer stays. Can you tell me please do I need to have a separate awning rail as well as the F45s or does the F45s have a channel that a drive away awning can be...
  13. M

    Wind out awnings

    Hi, Brand new on this forum today. I have a T6 SWB and want to get a wind out awning professionally fitted. I don't want something bolted on the roof bars but want something that sits low and does not have a gap between the roof and the awning that will let rain in. I would appreciate your...
  14. S

    Sold Stitches and steel van awning rail

    I have a pre drilled Stitches and steel bolt it straight into the roof bar holes £10 including postage
  15. Apretext

    Reimo or VW Awning Rail?

    So, yet another decision that needs making. Our converter will fit either the Reimo or the VW rail, they are both same price, apparently the VW one looks a bit neater, but I can't find any pictures of it. The Reimo one seems to have an integral gutter, which I assume the VW one doesn't? Which...
  16. F

    3 piece awning rail fitting?

    I saw a video on youtube how to fit the 3 piece aluminium C rail on the roof channel but the video showed an extremely rough and ready method. How did you fit yours? I have the wild earth awning but will have to run a length of erosion tape along the roof length as eyelets are near the...
  17. C

    Driveaway Awning-fixing

    Looking for a bit of advice....I've got a T6 2017 SWB no roof boors, which I'm starting to convert, pictures to follow. I've got a Kela Driveaway Awning from Vango and getting confused (not difficult) on which rail to buy for keeping it on..... I was looking at this? Is this the correct or...
  18. carlkirk82

    Kampa Drive-Away Awning

    Hi can anyone recommend a fixed/permanent awning rail for a Kampa Dometic Touring Air VW drive away for a VW Transporter T6? Thanks in advance.
  19. S

    Lightning Leisure Awning Rail For Vw Oem Roof Rails

    Can anyone tell me if this Awning Rail fits without having to trim the existing Spacers / Plastic Seals when using with VW OEM (Omtec) Roof Rails? The alternative Camper Essentials one seems to require new, purpose designed Spacers.
  20. T6LadyDriver

    New Member - Best Awning Rail For My New T6

    Hi folk - Been a VW Transporter owner for a number of years now and I've just bought a late 2018 T6 modified by "Waverney Campers". I'd like to fit a good awning but it seems to be a mine field to me. I really am looking for an awning rail to support a sheet awning just to keep the sun (when it...
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