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  • Thank You from everyone at Just Kampers
    JK's Head of Marketing
    Published 12 November 2020
    Josh Reynolds

    Thank You from everyone at Just Kampers

    Last month we decided to do our part for World Cancer Day, and donated £5 to Cancer Research UK for every order over £35 that we received on February 4th. We also guaranteed a minimum donation of £1,000, which we far surpassed.
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  • Van Safe T Pedal Locks
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 12 November 2020
    Just Kampers

    Van Safe T Pedal Locks

    Keep your VW safe with this Van Safe T Pedal lock. Available for T2's, T25's, T4's and T5's. This safetly lock literally covers the pedals of your VW and is a great deterrent for the opportunist thief.
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  • Lowering Rear Suspension
    Author of How to Build a Patina Volkswagen
    Published 12 November 2020

    Lowering Rear Suspension

    Dropping the back of a Beetle is easy when you know how and how far to go.
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  • How To Transform Your Interior In A Weekend

    How To Transform Your Interior In A Weekend

    If you’ve taken the time to ply line and carpet your Van, the next inevitable step for many is to fit a rock ’n’ roll bed.
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  • How To Rebuild and Set Up Twin Carbs

    How To Rebuild and Set Up Twin Carbs

    Fitting a pair of twin carbs – in our case, dual 34ICT Webers – is one of the most effective bolt-on engine modifications you can make.  Aside from the small improvement in performance they offer, when set up properly a pair of carburettors should give you an actual advantage when it comes to miles per gallon. 
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  • 12V Wiper Armature Conversion
    Author of How to Build a Patina Volkswagen
    Published 12 November 2020

    12V Wiper Armature Conversion

    If you’ve converted a 6V Bus to 12V, do the job right and convert your wiper armature too with one of these natty items from Wolfsburg West.
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  • VW T2 Bay Sliding Door Repair
    Author of How to Build a Patina Volkswagen
    Published 12 November 2020

    VW T2 Bay Sliding Door Repair

    Bay Window sliding doors suffer badly with rot. The vast majority of RHD Buses will either have had, or will need some repair work in this area, usually due to blocked drain holes, damage or just the fact that allthese Buses are now nearing half a century old. If you tackle the job and it hasn’t been repaired before, then your luck is in!
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  • Image credit: Mark Walker
    Author of How to Build a Patina Volkswagen
    Published 12 November 2020

    Tips for Buying a VW Through The Internet

    With over 20 years Bus buying experience, Mark Walker talks us through the potential pitfalls of making a purchase ‘sight unseen’.
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  • How To Service a Type 4 Engine

    How To Service a Type 4 Engine

    A common sight in Late Bays, the so-called ‘pancake’, or suitcase engine is not to be feared.  Here’s how to look after your Type 4 properly. 
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  • History of the VW Camper Van
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 12 November 2020
    Just Kampers

    History of the VW Camper Van

    The JK team have pooled their knowledge, and raided the JK archive, to reveal the history behind the iconic VW camper. 
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  • Replace Cab Door Window Scrapers On A VW Camper

    Replace Cab Door Window Scrapers On A VW Camper

    This is one of those fiddly jobs everyone tries to put off, but it’s essential to your Bus’s longevity and surprisingly easy when you know how. 
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  • Unravelling Wiring Issues In Your Classic VW

    Unravelling Wiring Issues In Your Classic VW

    VW electrical systems are, by and large, pretty robust. They were made to a high standard and all components used were built to last, so it’s not uncommon to see 1950’s VWs still running quite happily on completely original electrics, right down to the 6V charging system – proof, if it were needed, that VW got it right in the first place.
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  • That's a wrap - The JK Open Day and Camping Weekender Review
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 19 June 2019
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    That's a wrap - The JK Open Day and Camping Weekender Review

    Amber weather warnings be damned! Give us a dose of British stiff uper lip, a sense of humour, a pair of wellies and a crowd of willing VW owners and we can achieve anything...
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  • Image of a man's hand holding a lighter to ignite a gas camping stove with a blue tin mug on top
    Part of the JK Team
    Published 11 September 2018
    Carolyn Kirvan-Cranfield

    JK’s Guide to Camping Gas Safety

    We've put together a some important information and handy hints to help you stay safe while using gas-powered camping gear while you're out and about with your camper.
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  • JK at the VolksWorld Show 2016
    JK's Head of Marketing
    Published 20 April 2016
    Josh Reynolds

    JK at the VolksWorld Show 2016

    We’d like to say a massive Thank You to everyone who dropped by at the JK stands at the VolksWorld Show 2016 over the weekend!
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  • 25 Year Anniversary
    Written by the JK Team
    Published 22 October 2014
    Just Kampers

    25 Year Anniversary

    For the last quarter of a century, Just Kampers has been their life, so Kerry and Mark decided to celebrate this landmark by taking a month off and driving coast-to-coast across the U.S.A.
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