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Wetlev – Build and test flight

Me and Dom (mostly Dom to be honest)  have been building our homemade copy off the american Jetlev. First we made the feed pipe and bends to direct the water back down to earth (some exhaust tubing we got bent locally)   Next we mounted some aluminium for the back support,   (thi
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How to enable VW Transporter T5 comfort windows (up/down with remote)

This is a guide to turning on comfort windows (Windows controlled by the key) on a T5 VW Transporter. Tools you will need: A T5 van with factory remote central locking and factory electric windows. An old computer/laptop with ms-dos  – Basic skills in MS-DOS Serial lead to conne
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Bluetooth Retrofit to VW Scirocco

VW Factory bluetooth retrofit to 2010 VW Scirocco  with RCD510 radio   After doing a lot of research on the Fiscon Bluetooth and the VW factory kits I decided on the factory one.   The reason is the integration into the factory MFA display (white version),  full use of the multi
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Passat W8 interior light into VW T5 without modding cubby hole.

I’ve been running led down lighters in my corrado and love the effect, so I made the choice to fit the passat W8 interior light into my T5. What you need: VW Passat W8 interior light – VW or Ebay your choice Wiring plug – 893-971-993 2x Repair wires – 000-979-1
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VW T5 Transporter dashpod hacking

Parts you will need: VAG-Tacho XVI32 Hex editor VW Transporter van (Remember this can brick your dashpod, Everything in the guide worked for my dash doesn’t mean it will work with your dash!!!!!!!) One thing that I have always found strange is that the needles and display light
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Volkswagen T5 Highline dashpod with MFA retrofit

Here my guide to converting a T5 Lowline dash upto the Highline dash pod. Tools you will need: VCDS (VAG-COM) this is used to program the new dashpod in VAG-Tacho – This removes the PIN (security access code) out of the old dash pod Tools to remove dash trim and the steering whe
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VW Transporter work

I’ve now started work on my T5 Transporter,   First thing was to remove the aftermarket seats and get the dash board striped out,  With the dash out I sent about removing the VW aftermarket alarm that would stop the van starting every now and again   Now for the other
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PPC Practical Performance Car £999 challenge 2011

On Friday the 16 September, me and Matt entered the Audi A8 track car into the PPC Practical Performance Car £999 challenge.   The first thing is they couldn’t decide if we could enter because the Audi cost us £1500 3 years ago (You can buy a 4.2 Audi A8 with less miles for
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Northampton Balloon festival 2011

The balloon took to the sky again for another Northampton Balloon Festival weekend, Northampton Balloon festival 2011 Held again at Billing aquadrome it was good to see them take off, just a shame only 15 balloons out of the 36 confirmed took off.   The photos are all from the Friday 
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