california seat

  1. Skyliner33

    For Sale Brand New California/Caravelle SWB outer rain plus trim pieces.

    I have for sale a set of brand new rails, aluminium covers, tie down points and the bits. Inculded will be: 7E5 883 183 B The main channel. x2 7E5 883 387 C8 Q8 cover strip x4 7E5 883 387 D8 Q8 cover strip x4 7H5 883 161 F8 2V Stop x 2 7H5 802 994 AU H8 Tie-down x4 The above parts were...
  2. Skyliner33

    For Sale California twin bench seat and SWB rails.

    I am having a change of heart as to the direction I want to go with this van. So I am testing the water with these. Bought a while ago, I was supposed to be having the rails fitted last week, but that had to be cancelled due to covid (not me). The seat was brand new when I bought it (although...
  3. C

    California Sliding Bed - Where to buy & install

    Hi guys, looking to get a sliding bed installed in our upcoming T6 conversion - we've narrowed it down to either the Reimo Variotech or the VW Cali sliding bed. Does anyone have experience of both? I've managed to find and sit on an example of the Reimo which we liked and have also found an...
  4. Skyliner33

    California twin bench seat base removal help?

    I am trying to find out how to remove the part of the seat that you sit on to modify it to clear the wheel arch. I have seen on here people have done this. However I cant find out how to do it. I know there are a coupe of bolts to remove, but I cant find them, or how to get to them. I've...
  5. Skyliner33

    Cali conversion, SWB rails in a LWB van - can you still get the bed far enough back to make the bed?

    I have finally found a converter to do the rails, but they want to do them in the normal position, is at the front. However my concern is then that I would have enough rail to get the seat far enough back to make a bed. Can it be done and still have enough room for a multiflex board in the...
  6. Skyliner33

    Installed Caravelle/California rails? Source of ply floor.

    Im getting some Cali rails installed, but am looking for a ply floor to fit. Because the ply floor sites higher to match the rails then it needs to be a little bigger in certain parts. So, I am asking if anyone has seen a ply floor for sale that is specifically for this height and will fit...
  7. Skyliner33

    Cali conversions - what did you use for a 'multiflex board' to make the seat into a bed? And toppers

    As the title suggests, Im looking for ideas from people who have done a California conversion. Specifically what you used in place of a "multiflex board" (are Cali ones called this?) to use to convert the Cali bench seat into a bed. If you bought one, where from as I cant seem to find any...
  8. Skyliner33

    Mounting VW OEM rails into a LWB van.

    I have read the threads on the forum but they have not really answered some questions I have. I have a LWB van that I want to add rails in the California positions. There are several options I have. 1. Putting OEM California rails (SWB) in the normal front forward position. In this position...
  9. RemfanUK

    sliding seat cost?

    wondering what the cost is for a sliding rear bench seat conversion in a t6 so it has sliding seats, i think like the california? thanks.
  10. Andysmee

    [GUIDE] How to remove a T6 California double rear bench/bed covers and retrim

    Ever wish you never started something? Well, this is a candidate for it. I didn't take as many pictures as I used to, as I'm familiar with tearing down seats now, but this had some new challenges. Removing the covers should be easy but they are simply not made to be removed, compared to all...
  11. Eyres'ee

    Cali rear seatbelt eaten

    Hi, I'm hoping that someone can help. My ever so helpful dog has more or less chewed through one of the seatbelts of my rear seat. The seat is a californa seat that was fitted when my van was converted. A couple of questions. 1. Does anyone know the best place to get a replacement? 2. Are they...
  12. K

    Beach 3 seat bench removal

    Hi, Im collecting my California Beach next week and want to remove the 3 seat bench as I won't be using it. Is this difficult to do and should the seat be brought as far forwards to the front and then bring it out from the side doors, or, as far back and then bring it out from the tailgate...
  13. Higgidav

    California drawer pull handle part

    I’m trying to help my neighbour find a replacement handle for the drawer under the rear sliding seats. I think it is the same part as the handle that is used to slide the whole seat. The number stamped on the part is 7H5 885 639 and I’m pretty sure it’s number 3 in the attached pictures. I...
  14. W

    Kitchen unit for Cali bed on rails

    Hello, My first post on the forum. So thanks in advance if anyone can help me. I am at the stage in my conversion to pick a kitchen. I have a California bed with rails and the one I have at the top of my list is the EVO designs 5.4 pro lwb. My question is; has anyone used this kitchen/bed...
  15. 18T6

    Cali bed protector / cover

    Hey, anyone know of a heavy duty waterproof cover for the California bed seat? Cant buy from Inka as they do fronts separately (bought when we only had cab seats) but they won’t sell the rear separately - they suggested I buy the whole kit and sell the fronts
  16. D

    Suppliers for Cali bed

    Hi all My next big job on the conversion is to source and have installed a two person seat bed rail system in the back. Ideally, I would like to use the OEM California two seater bed but I am struggling to find more than one place that does them and ideally I’d like estimates from 2-3 suppliers...
  17. A

    Genuine California bed

    Does anyone know or have one for sale?
  18. Garny999

    Fitting Single Sliding Rails and Cali Bed.

    I have scoured the forum and found excellent advice regarding rail fitment but before I start the dreaded drilling, does anyone happen to know the ideal location / measurement for the single rails for a 3/4 California bed on a SWB panel van. I understand that the Cali bed would need modifying if...
  19. j4ckal

    Seat On Rails - Cargo Net/mini Bulkhead To Hold All The Stuff In The Back When Seat Moved Forward?

    So a quick question for those that have a seat on rails ie. California etc and carry a lot of stuff for camping..... Once you have packed the van and move the seat into the travelling position (ie. up to the front seats) have you anything in place to stop all the stuff sliding forwards into the...
  20. Martin Gibson

    Caravelle Bed And Captains Front Seats

    Hello,we are thinking of fitting Caravelle rails and 3 seater bench/bed into our Kombi. We have a large dog cage at the back when we go anywhere as we always take our two bulldogs with us. What we would like to know is if we slide the bed forward and flatten it and then swivel the two captains...