Custom Wheel Boxes Nearly Done.

Discussion in 'Interiors, Seating, Lining' started by .50, 6 Jun 2018.

  1. .50

    .50 Senior Member T6 Guru

    Got a bit of time to get a step closer to finishing the interior of my kombi.

    Wheel arch boxes are constructed and speakers fitted.

    This evening I have made the top mounting supports and bonded them to the wheel arch as well as bonding the lower box fixing ply rail to the sides of the wheel arch.

    Next step is to carpet the boxes inside and out and fit power sockets in the front and rear.

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  2. simon

    simon Senior Member VIP Member T6 Guru

    Looking interesting, look forward to seeing the finished product
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  3. .50

    .50 Senior Member T6 Guru

    Got them carpeted and fixed in this afternoon.

    The speakers make a MASSIVE difference to the sound in the van.







  4. simon

    simon Senior Member VIP Member T6 Guru

    When you available to do mine ;):)
    Looks great bet it sounds even better:thumbsup:
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  5. MattPoss

    MattPoss Member T6 Pro

    Look brilliant these, ideal extra storage in a bit of a useless space otherwise :thumbsup:
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  6. Lord Mfwic

    Lord Mfwic Senior Member VIP Member T6 Legend

    Very good idea.:thumbsup:
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  7. Roadrunner

    Roadrunner Grape Yellow Beach VIP Member T6 Legend

    Could not get my head around what you were doing in the first photo till I realised I was looking at two Half's. You did a really neat job there look out for some orders
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  8. DaveBos

    DaveBos Senior Member VIP Member T6 Legend

    I thought the same as @Roadrunner , thought you were building a single box to store wheels!!
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  9. Dellmassive

    Dellmassive 204 T32 DSG LWB SPORTLINE PV MY18 VCDS User Moderator VIP Member T6 Guru

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  10. .50

    .50 Senior Member T6 Guru

    Oh yeah, I see how it could of looked a bit odd in the first pictures.

    I laid the boxes face down while I bonded on the ply fixing runners to the side of the wheel arches, so you pretty much just see the inside of the boxes in the first photo.
  11. J8usx

    J8usx Member T6 Pro

    Very nice job. Well done sir.
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  12. mopardave

    mopardave 150 Kombi Manual VIP Member T6 Guru

    Mopardave likes stuff like this! :thumbsup:
  13. Cherokee

    Cherokee Senior Member VIP Member T6 Guru

    Classy bit of trimming that.:)
  14. Peter Bowen

    Peter Bowen New Member

    Top job - in all seriousness - are you taking orders?
  15. .50

    .50 Senior Member T6 Guru

    Thanks for the compliment.

    I dont think it would be viable to supply these as they take a fair while to complete.
  16. Dellmassive

    Dellmassive 204 T32 DSG LWB SPORTLINE PV MY18 VCDS User Moderator VIP Member T6 Guru

    fair comment . . . .

    what about a build list? with a diagram and dimensions of the pieces on how to build it DIY style?

    that way people could build their own version of your ingenious storage solution.

    just an idea. =]
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  17. Olly hall

    Olly hall T6 blackberry 240 DSG kombi VIP Member T6 Guru

    That is a great idea!
  18. Sprogglesdad

    Sprogglesdad New Member

    Looks really smart, a great job

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