Cars & Motorcycles

VWt Issue 82

VWt Magazine is aimed at owners/enthusiast of the Volkswagen Transporter from the T4 model upwards. The magazine includes features about T4s and T5s, product reviews, road tests, shop tours, road trips, Transporter history and reader’s rides. VWt Magazine is all about reader value. Each issue has 100 pages jammed packed with everything anyone would ever need to know about T4s and T5s and costs just £3.95.

United Kingdom
Kelsey Publishing Group
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13 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
welcome home

Regular readers will probably recognise the latest addition to my fleet as it’s certainly no stranger to these pages – that’s right, it’s the same Van that appeared in countless project updates when Jimbo Wallace was running the mag. It’s a long story (see p82 for more) but, in short, I bumped into Jimbo and ended up buying the ex-VWt project T5. “The way I see it, owning a Van (or two) is not dissimilar to being a politician” I wasn’t looking for a project, so I guess you could call it an impulse buy, but I thought it would be neat to continue where Jimbo left off and reinstate the old girl as an ongoing VWt project vehicle. #projectshed part deux if you like. Next, I had to convince the missus that every…

1 min.
on planet knighty

• Czech this out Jeff the buffer’s Tatra 603 with 2.5-litre air-cooled V8 in the back • How low can you go? Taking body dropping to a whole new level… • How low can you go pt.2? We’ll bring you more on Ray Ramsay’s slammer shortly • Mix and match Waking up with a pocket full of bottle caps and realising you may have drunk too much at the wedding • Pete’s meat (-free) Upsetting Pete by showing him the lettuce and tomato vegan lasagne • Action Pants Summer is here, so it’s time to bust out your Chuck Norris Action Pants…

7 min.
sporting life

Allow us to introduce Jason Dando. This, ladies and gentleman, is a man with a plan. If you want your Camper to end up looking half as tasty, then his sound advice is that you should have one, too. Jason: “I went to visit as many converters as I could, and take in all the different ideas and layouts. Some elements are really subtle, but they make a big difference to the day-today use of the Van. “In the end, the only place for me was Vanworx in Dorset. Not only was I blown away by their demo Van, but they seemed to be more open to including my own ideas in the build.” That last point is huge. It’s all well and good having beautifully designed and built interiors, but if they…

1 min.
show vans wanted!

LAST MONTH WE MENTIONED THE GREAT WONDERFEST (AUGUST 1-4) festival on the Isle of Wight and this month we have five pairs of tickets to give away to show Van owners! In short, the organisers would like to invite owners of show-quality T4, T5 and T6 Vans to display their vehicles as part of the VWt show arena at the event, and have offered to cover entry and ferry travel for their favourites. So, whether you’re a show veteran or think you’d like to display your pride and joy for the first time, send us an email before June 28 with a couple of pictures of your Van, plus a contact name and number, and the team will pick their favourites and be in touch to organise tickets and ferry…

5 min.
volkswagen transporter

NOTHING INSPIRES THE DREAM OF TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE MORE than the VW Transporter, and while plenty of people fondly remember the air-cooled Buses of the past, it’s the modern T4, T5 and T6 models that have enabled many enthusiasts to realise their dream of taking to the open road and enjoying the great outdoors. New from the publishers of VWt comes this 100-page collectors’ edition bookazine featuring a selection of T4, T5 and T6 models that will appeal to those who like to modify and personalise their VW Transporters. As well as feature Vans, there is expert advice on buying and modifying your favourite homes from home. On sale from June 14 2019 for £7.99 (UK cover price) Order your copy here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/product/BZVWT SheltaPod and Tentsile double bubble SheltaPod, an innovative awning company,…

1 min.
win me!

WIN this 220bhp Revo-tuned T5! The guys at Rev Comps are offering you the chance to win this modified T5 via an online draw. Tickets cost £19 each and you can pick your own numbers if you wish. There is a total of 1,150 tickets available and the competition closes on June 23 2019 (or sooner if the tickets sell out). The Van up for grabs started life in Sportline specification but Revo has added numerous modifications to enhance performance, including of course one its renowned re-maps. To find the full spec of the Van, or to purchase tickets, head for www. revcomps.com The draw will be held live on Facebook so we’ll all know who wins the Revo race Van!…