Category: Geen categorie

DIY: LED-light with motion sensor in the cupboards.

In contrast to newer versions of the VW California, the T5 does not have lighting in the cupboards. Which is not really a big problem, because there’s already…

DIY: kitchen rack

Fellow VW California owners might recognise the following; you’re always looking for extra space in the Cali. We choose, holeheartedly to travel and camp in a small campervan,…

DIY Slide-out drawer for the VW T5/T6 California Ocean

One of the most useful additions to our cali is the slide-out drawer fort he luggage compartment of the van. It allows you to make use of the…

Leaking kitchen window

During an enormous rain shower we suddenly noticed small drops of water dripping down the kitchen window. On the inside! Of course that is not something you want….

Opening the tailgate from the inside

Imagine being camped up at a beautiful spot. On the beach overlooking the sea, or on the top of a mountain with a beautiful view… When you wake…

Dishcloth holder and clothes hooks

Brandrup sells a usefull accessory for the VW T4 (and T5 and T6) named ‘Kleiderhaken mit handtuchhalter’ in German. Which translates as ‘clothes hooks and dishclothholder’. A nice…

Removing the tailgate trim

When you set out to remove the tailgate trim, you immediately run into some sort of plastic screws. It’s not really obvious how to remove these. They are…

Attaching the Brandrup utility bags

Most VW campervan owners will recognise these Brandrup made utility bags. They are still being made, even for our old T4. And in a small campervan in which…

Closing off the top bed

I have been looking for a solution to prevent the kids from falling out of the top bed when sleeping. To solve this problem, or to prevent your…

Removing the headrests

When I wanted to attach our new Brandrup utility bags to the back of the passenger seat, I figured it would be a simple job. It is. As…