22nd February 2015

    Building a camper interior in a VW T4 Transporter

    With the floor laid in the back of the van, my attention over the past few weeks has turned to building the inside of the van into a comfortable camper.…
    3 months ago

    Fridge Installation: Dometic Coolfreeze CDF-18

    It was time to bite the bullet, the fifty quid coolbox from Halfords was not longer going to cut it anymore, it was just too power hungry on the leisure…
    13th May 2015

    Installing LED down lights in a VW T4 van

    I have been meaning to get some 12 volt LED down lights for the back of the van for some time now, but have never got round to it. But…
    6th April 2015

    VW T4 Transporter Camper Van – Exterior Tour

    Following on from the interior of the van video, I decided to take the van to Dartmoor and found a great spot to give you a tour of some of…
    5th October 2016

    2016 Dubs on the beach VW show, Paignton, Devon

    Here's a quick video overview of the 2016 Dubs at the beach VW show held on Paignton green at the end of July. Lots of VW's on show from split…
    22nd March 2015

    Fitting all terrain tyres to a VW T4 Transporter

    As you may have spotted in some previous posts, I have changed the suspension, wheels and tyres on the van for something a little chunkier. I must admit it was…
    14th May 2017

    Snowdonia Weekend – UK Vanlife Vlog

    Recently I made a last minute decision to drive from Devon to Snowdonia National Park in north Wales. It really was a spur of the moment thing - I just…
    23rd October 2015

    Road trip to Porthcurno, England

    Recently I decided to spend a few days away in Cornwall for a change of scenery. So headed off in the campervan to Lands End - and Porthcurno and Cape…
    7th January 2016

    Freshening up the campervan!

    With all the damp, rainy days we have been having over the past few weeks, it was welcome relief to have a couple of bright sunny days to give the…
    20th December 2015

    Vanlife: Driving the Devon Lanes

    Recently I put up a video on the Vanlife Blog YouTube channel explaining how I am finding it stressful at times to drive the campervan in some of the countryside…
    5th February 2015

    Replacing the radiator fan switch on a VW T4 Transporter

    With a bit of research with the help of the VW T4 Forums, I see that the gauges are a bit of a nightmare on my age of van (1994),…
    12th February 2015

    Changing a thermostat on a VW T4 Transporter 2.4D

    Following on from replacing the radiator fan switch, I next turned my attention to the thermostat. The thermostat regulates the water temperature in the engine. When the engine is cold,…
    1st March 2015

    Installing a split charge kit in a VW T4 Transporter

    Having completed the camper interior of the van, it was time to hook up a second battery to provide power in the back of the van. To install a second…
    19th March 2017

    How to wire in a volt meter, usb and lighter socket in a camper van

    One of the most common questions I have been asked via social media and email has been how did I wire up my USB/volt meter/cigarette lighter panel in the van.…
    5th October 2016

    VW Transporter T4 & T5 vans at Dubs at the beach 2015

    Here is a walk past a huge amount of VW T4 & T5 Transporter vans that lined the sea front at the 2015 Dubs at the beach VW show in…
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