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  1. L

    Chestnut Brown Panel Van to Stealth Workvan/overnight camper (Stitches + Steel)

    Hi Guys & Girls, 1st post introing my lockdown conversion. Purchased May '20 as an ex builders run around with the plan to turn it into a van to haul around my work gear (Im a Freelance Sound Engineer) and also act as a weekend warrior overnighter with Stitches + Steel conversion. The SS...
  2. Aledh

    Aledh spending money on a van thread...

    Wanted to start my own little project thread here to document the progress with our new (to us) T6. I've posted in team Candy White etc. however wanted my own little project thread. Its a Dec 2016, 66 plate T32 Highline 204 Kombi. Optional extras included electric folding mirrors and front...
  3. D

    First van, first self build

    I've been using this forum a lot since i got my first van last september so thought its about time to post some of the work I've managed to achieve thanks to the vast knowledge the other members have. This is my first conversion so by no means am I experienced at this. Hopefully some other new...
  4. Crispy

    Crispy’s ‘TIPPSY’ - Daily driver, camper and motorbike hauler

    I’m moving on from my 2011 SWB T5 Kombi onto a 2016 LWB T6 Kombi. It was my first van to see if I needed and enjoyed owning one. And, I love it. Such a versatile vehicle. It was used as a daily driver, camper and track day motorbike hauler. I’m now moving onto this little beauty... I have some...
  5. L

    So it starts

    Hi I am new around here, but just ordered my Van T6.1 T28 150 DSG Highline Panel van, its being sent without back seats and bulk head. Trying to find a conversion company is proving difficult, was hoping to spend £20k but after adding all the extras it always seems to go over this. Has...
  6. Roberts

    T6 LWB Indium Grey - MTB Camper Build Thread

    Long time lurker but I have finally taken the plunge and got myself a T6 LWB from Salop Vans. They were great, very flexible and worked with me on what I wanted. I could not recommend them enough. Van is now a perfect base for what I want. Externally complete and internally very clean ready for...
  7. A

    Newbie build up and running

    Joined the forum a week before collecting my van from VW Commercials Liverpool. A few weeks in now and every van seems to be indium grey! The story so far three windows in, barn doors to do.. DoDo sound deadening and insulation in, floor also between 9mm packers. Reimo awning rail added...
  8. B

    Falling in love a bit .....

    Hi all , just thought I’d start a little thread on our new to us t6 .... Little bit about us Im Josh ....been with my beautiful wife for 23 years and have 2 boys to keep us busy ! I’m a tree surgeon and Amy is a garden designer. We live Southampton way , on the edge of the new Forest ...
  9. 68martin68

    Big Green - 204bhp Bamboo Green Vanworx - Day van conversion

    Thought I'd start a build thread as I have finally actually started doing some bits on my van after year of ownership! Picked it up in May last year as I needed a work van and my A4 estate was well and truly on its last legs after being used for all manner of building material transport during...
  10. F

    Camper conversion self build

    So after a long time looking and thinking and more looking and thinking I took the plunge on a T6 earlier in the year and luckily before lockdown gathered up all the bits and bobs I was needing to get going. Not got many before pictures but the base van is a base T28 and needed some TLC. The...
  11. Rapt0rUK

    Our T6 build journey...complete beginners!

    I've had so much incredible help from the people on this forum so attempting to give something back and plan to provide a write up of our journey so far in case it helps someone out or i can help with anything we've learnt along the way - plus it keeps all our hurdles in one place and stops me...
  12. cbrblade

    Todays job: my build thread

    todays job fitting these , couldnt do the seat belts as ordered wrong reinforcement plates
  13. Mrcl

    T5.1 Racking

    Hi all! My first thread on here but been trawling through this site for years, so hopefully doesn’t flop! We (me & dad) have built bespoke racking in the cargo area and thought I would share as I can’t really find much about this on here or other forums, mainly just the premade stuff (correct...
  14. D

    My Build So Far

    Well the van is in need of some work and I'm copying my previous T5 Build I should never have sold it. So I started and am trying to keep it at a pace to keep me occupied for the duration. So Bulkhead and double seat need to go. Wind deflectors a must Windows all round Ctek and battery in...
  15. alangiff3

    First van conversion

    Purchased a T6 Startline van and started converting it into a camper and thought I’d share some photos to show progress so far!
  16. Hammer_mechanic

    My t6 1st time at building a camper and mods

    Hi everyone so thought I'd come say hi and add a few pictures of my first attempt at building a camper and doing a few mods to my T6 found some good info on this site and thought I'd join everything has been made by my hands on the units inside hope you like
  17. Jamie2.0

    My Kombi mods

    So after spamming the what have you done to your van today thread and @Dellmassive ‘s suggestion here goes my build thread, well more mod thread. A bit of background...We’d discussed getting a T5 or T6 as a dayvan for weekend trips, we’d had a green/ cream 74 T2 Westfalia and a black/ grey GMC...
  18. BognorMotors

    Pure Grey T6.1 We Are Building...

    We are nearly at the end of the build with this t6.1, and thought we haven’t put any pics up. This is a fully factory specified 199 4motion, with lots of BMVS options to finish it off. More pics to follow :-)
  19. IestynD

    My T5.1 Kombi - build thread.

    I thought it was time I updated this thread, I'll reference this thread in a number of other forum sections, for example the recommend a business one and maybe later the suspension one. So, if you have stumbled upon this from another a link... welcome, wherever I’ve put a link I’ve started that...
  20. A

    Meet Vee

    Hi all, Joined a while back and have been merrily lurking and researching. We took the plunge late last year and I sold my beloved purple 330i e92 and bought a T6 panel van T30 150 Highline. Slow progress so far... 2 by ACM posted 15 Mar 2020 at 22:08 01 by ACM posted 15 Mar 2020 at 22:08...
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