Camper van enthusiast Rob Hawkins gives practical advice on modernizing and improving a VW Bay Window camper van. With over 700 colour photographs, the book provides step-by-step guides on how to fit a wide range of simple and more sophisicated upgrades to bring a Bay Window into the 21st century. With safety information throughout, the book covers: upgrading the interior - front bench seats, trimming panels, LED lighting, sound proofing and fitting a budget sound system; improving the ride quality - how to improve the suspension, change dampers, assess wheels and tyres and fit uprated anti-roll bars; better brakes - Bay Window brakes can be as good as a modern vehicle's, and this book shows you how to do it. Also covered is information on updating the electrics, engine preservation and upgrades including removing and rebuilding an engine. Fully illustrated with 728 colour photographs.The dynamo on the VW aircooled engines can be changed for a later alternator, requiring only a few wires to be changed and a number of new parts to be fitted. Conversion kits are available from most specialists, which include a newanbsp;...
|Title||:||Everyday Modifications for Your VW Bay Window Van|
|Publisher||:||Crowood - 2015-03-23|