Pure grey OEM+

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Pure grey OEM+

Post by Korky » Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:43 am

Good morning, I thought I would start this thread to document and changes and modifications I do to the caddy, the idea is that it doesn’t get out of hand, I want to stay in the realms of the OEM+ style range.

After a bit of searching, and nearly buying a Kangoo, I picked up this trend line pure grey dab caddy from Sheffield, it’s a 2.0 tdi that is fairly clean, and even managed 60mpg on the way back.

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After getting home that evening, I had a pack of garage floor protectors ready to go in the back

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As you can see from the picture above, the passenger side bulkhead was missing, I quickly sourced one locally from eBay and replaced that to keep the road noise down.

I ordered a genuine vcds cable as soon as I bought the caddy and started playing around. So far I have enabled dash sweep, window rise on key, rear led number plate lamps, anti highjack and the digital mph on the cluster, removing the kmph.

I ordered some sound deadening and started on the rear, this is where I am up to.

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The rear carpet has arrived, once I finish the sound reading, I will get onto this.

Does anyone have the panel templates they could send me? I would like to ply line the windows locations first.

I ordered a set of hr lowering springs and the dark side development rear shackle kit.

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And fitted it along with a set of golf r Pretoria 19x8.5 et45 with 235/35/19 Goodyear eagle f1 asymmetric 3 tyres.

I am quite pleased with the result so far

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Ideally I would like the front springs to settle around 10mm but I’m not sure this will happen. The rear is set to the 4th adjustment from the top.

As you can see, my plate is on too.

Next up, some seats and MFSW, see what else I can do with vcds. Rear camera, apply car play and then onto the outside again; painted grills and splitter along with rear wiper delete and side door roller cover.

Thanks for reading.
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Re: Pure grey OEM+

Post by brooneye » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:08 am

That’s a good start and you’ve picked up a nice van.

I recognise that plate, where you from?


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Re: Pure grey OEM+

Post by Stedlocks » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:19 am

Very nice....love a pure grey

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Post by Korky » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:16 am

brooneye wrote:That’s a good start and you’ve picked up a nice van.

I recognise that plate, where you from?
I’m from Middlesbrough mate, it was on my liquid yellow Megane previously. Where are you based?


Stedlocks wrote:Very nice....love a pure grey
Thanks! It’s very similar to nardo, went to a friend with an nardo rs3 at the weekend to compare, I’ll see if he got a photo



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Post by Stedlocks » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:45 am

I either wanted a blackberry or pure grey.... I got a blackberry first!

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Post by brooneye » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:08 pm

I’m a bit further up in Chester le street


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Re: Pure grey OEM+

Post by Ash1987 » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:19 pm

How much were your wheels and tyres bud? The van look nice great colour !!


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Re: Pure grey OEM+

Post by Korky » Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:01 pm

brooneye wrote:I’m a bit further up in Chester le street


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Just up the road then, give me a shout if you need to use vcds or anything mate.
Ash1987 wrote:How much were your wheels and tyres bud? The van look nice Image great colour !!


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Tyres are around £120 from black circles / tyre leader etc, just google search the size and a few different prices will come up, there is then fitting on top.

Wheels you can get for around £500 or between £1-2k for genuine on eBay



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Re: Pure grey OEM+

Post by Korky » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:17 pm

Just to confirm, LED numberplate bulbs for the mk4 can be found here: https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2562026066

Then use vcds and tell it you are using led rear bulbs in central electrics



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Post by Korky » Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:32 am

I had a few bits painted over the past week, all grills gloss black with van style splitter.

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Side trims, rear handle holder and wiper black in pure grey
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Awaiting on spoiler to arrive this week


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Re: Pure grey OEM+

Post by Berno » Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:45 pm

Really nice and clean look!
Where did you get the cover for the wiper delete?

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Post by Korky » Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:22 pm

Berno wrote:Really nice and clean look!
Where did you get the cover for the wiper delete?
Cheers man

I got it from here:
https://www.killallwipers.com


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Re: Pure grey OEM+

Post by R22LRM » Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:48 pm

Looking a sweet ride now, nice colour choice pal
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Re: Pure grey OEM+

Post by Korky » Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:15 am

Got round to doing some trimming in the rear over the weekend
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I just need to get some black push clips to change out the grey ones on the roof lining.

And picked the spoiler up from the painters, fitted that last night
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Steering wheel should be hear next week.

Then I need to find out about the RLS for the mk4 as I can’t see anyone on here who has done the retro fit




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Re: Pure grey OEM+

Post by Korky » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:56 pm

Caddy in the main dealers this week for the following lot work:

Cambelt, tensioner, water pump, coolant, quantum mixing water, aux belt, aux tensioner, flywheel, clutch assembly with release bearing, air filter, oil filter, diesel filter, pollen filter, oil, sump plug.

Then app connect, voice control which led to the change of the usb connector (details in “app connect thread”)

Then I ordered the bonnet sound insulation, caddy 4 part number 2K0863831A

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And engine cover for the 2.0 TDI engine
Part number 04L103925
With oil cap ring 04L133287
And 2 x ball head mounts 04L103164

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