wheelchair accessible vehicle

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    Drivers seat replacement

    I recently purchased a t6 with a captains drivers seat that has been modified for a disabled person. I want to change this to have a standard seat base And keep the captains seat. The problem is the seat bottom (not the base) has been modified by cutting it short (See pictures) so it doesn’t...
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    For Sale 2017 T32 LWB 204PS DSG 4MOTION Kombi Twin-Slider WAV. £30k ono

    2.0 TDI 204PS LONG WHEELBASE 4 MOTION (+ DIFF LOCK) , 7 sp DSG AUTO with sport mode and cruise control. First registered oct 2017(67 plate ) . Black kombi van with side windows & glazed tailgate, 90% privacy limo glass. 2 new front comfort seats and 1 new tip and fold rear...
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    Potential Caravelle to Camper Conversion

    Hi all. First post. I’m looking at buying a Caravelle to convert to a camper. This is a little complicated but stick with me. The van I’ve seen is a WAV 2016 Caravelle 72000 miles with para hand controls and a side wheelchair lift. DSG gearbox which I would like. My wife is a full time...
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    Temporary Wheelchair use

    Has anyone ever fitted a kit that would allow the 3rd row of a T6 Shuttle 8 seater to be removed and a wheelchair to be pushed into the back and secured? Building the ramp would be easy, seat belts are either side... just the rest i need to looking to..... It for a friends dad who is 90 and not...
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    T6.1 Front assist just activated when there was no traffic or parked cars near to us.

    As the title says, the front assist on our 4 month old T6.1 Shuttle just activated when there was no traffic or parked cars near to us. The icon on the display in front of the driver lit up in white and the brakes banged on. I have checked the manual and it says that it will display as a red...
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    Buying wheelchair adapted Caravelle and removing kit

    hello folks, I saw a 2017 wheelchair adapted vw Caravelle Executive, with v low mileage for sale. I am v tempted, because of the low mileage & comparatively low price. But, I don't need the wheel chair access or remote powered fold out ramp. I would like to know if buy this, would I be able to...
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    Removing a wheelchair ramp and installing a tow bar

    Hello All, I'm looking at purchasing a Wheelchair Access Vehicle and removing the wheelchair ramp. The original wheelchair conversion involved lowering the floor and the installation of the ramp. I believe that part of the bumper has been cut away for this installation. Has anyone dealt with...
  8. Steved55

    For Sale T6/T5 steering column

    Used t6 column - needs new locking lever - this one was shortened for wav mod. £25 plus postage
  9. Steved55

    Wheelchair Shuttle to Camper build

    Hi all - just thought I'd introduce myself as it's likely I'm going to be quite active over next few months! I have owned and converted to camper a t5.1 over the last 5 years. I have just purchased a 2016 150 dsg shuttle with the same intention. Biggest initial problems are going to be getting...
  10. Steved55

    Wheelchair Ramp Removal

    Hi All - new to this forum and looking for some basic advice please. Currently looking for a t6 as a base vehicle for a camper conversion. One that I have looked at has a dropped rear floor and electric ramp for wheelchair access. Has anyone any experience of how much work is involved in...
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    T6.1 tailgate open / close using key-fob??

    Sorry very new to the world of the T6.1 so would be grateful if people can clear up the mystery that several dealers have caused me. When initially looking for a van (brand new transporter/shuttle SE LWB) some dealers told me that the electric tail gate both opens and closes from the key fob...
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    Wheelchair Access Camper

    Hi, We require a vehicle that meets our severely disabled daughters needs. Started thinking about wheelchair accessible vehicles but if I'm going to remortgage the house to afford one then it may as well be a camper and we can really enjoy it as a family. It will also help with personal care...
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    Shuttle Wheelchair adapted

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    Wanted T6 Electric Side Steps

    T6 Electric Side Steps I am currently disabled myself and I am finding it harder for myself and my wife who now has Rheumatoid Arthritis to get into and out of our T6 T32 and I am thinking of getting either the Thule electric steps that are provided on Ex Disabled/Mobility vans or the full...
  15. Dannywheelz

    Hello from Gibraltar

    Hi, my name is Danny from Gibraltar, I have a wheelchair adapted VW T6 van which I drive from my own electric wheelchair. I know I am very far from the UK but this forum is very useful. Thank you.
  16. 1460aaron

    For Sale VW T6/T5 Transporter Automatic Tailgate Lift - Autocool Automatic Axial Door

    VW T6/T5 Automatic Tailgate Lift - Autocool Automatic Axial Door £400 - Location - Derby This was removed from my 2017 Transporter as is was no longer required. It was an upgrade for a disabled customer who previously owned the van. The lift was in full working order when removed from the...
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    Anyone Converted A Wheelchair Access Back To Stock

    Anyone removed wheelchair access equipment from your van and turned it back to stock. Seen this Caravelle with no front passenger seat and wondered if it was straight forward or going to be absolute hassle!
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    Shuttle SE Spec Review

    Hoping to hit the Go button on a Shuttle SE LWB 150 DSG in Bamboo Green shortly the base vehicle coming from the Motability Scheme. It will be my last one (buying it after the 3 year lease) so need to make it count. So first off the 3rd Row of seats is going as space trumps the need for seats...
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    Potential New T6 Owner

    Evening all. As per the title, I am a potential new T6 owner lurking on your forum! I am a wheelchair user and have been able to get myself and my chair in and out of various 4x4's over the last 10 years however my new powered chair is a lot heavier (200kg!) meaning I'm in the market for...
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    Wheelchair Accessible Camper

    Hi, Should We or Shouldn't We? We are thinking of getting a VW T6 T32 from CoachbuiltGB which would be specifically adapted for our young daughter as a day vehicle. We would use it for every day commutes to school and a place where she would be able to be changed or fed. Is there any other like...