So the rear badges on your Transporter have seen better days, now you want to remove them, either permanently or to give them some TLC, here is how.   I’m trying to make all of my van black and red. These chrome rear badges were a bit tatty looking and had been bothering me for a long time.   Removing them takes a bit of skill and patience. You also need a hairdryer and some fishing line. These badges…

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  What happens when you put the seats from this – A Mazda RX8: Into this VW T4? This is what the seats in the RX8 look like…   …and here is what the original T4 seats look like… First thing I had to do was find a scrap pair, now this took a look of scrap yard searching and hunting. But eventually I found a pair in great condition… Now the first thing I had to do with use…

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  One of the very first mods I did to my T4 was to upgrade the dash speakers. This wasn’t a permanent solution to the lack of good tunes in the van, but as a very easy and temporary fix – it’s a must. The standard head unit and dash speakers are as rubbish as you can get, so upgrading them is essential. I’d recommend getting the best head unit you can afford. The speakers are a bit more flexible…

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Tinting your headlights does decrease the performance slightly, but I don’t do too much night driving so decided it was a worthy sacrifice as I really like the way they look. 1. First off pop the bonnet to access the light 2. Get some glass or window cleaner and scrub those bad boys till they are nice and spotless. 3. Remove the indicator. It makes it easier to get at the headlight and the indicator is much easier to do…

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The Man Cave has been very busy over the last year with modifying my VW T4. One of the easiest and most noticeable changes has been the work i’ve done to the front end. I thought that with the help of some photos i’d take you through what i’ve done. This is how the van started off. Exactly the same as when it left the factory ten years ago. The first thing I did was get rid of the orange…

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