Tag: VW California accessories

3D-printed coat hook for the VW California

For the most part, the design of the VW California is pretty tried-and-tested.  Most owners make a few ‘essential’ improvements to their vans including adding seat covers, carpets and perhaps a removable shelf, as well as adding those all-important accessories to personalise their van that add a splash of colour. However, one additional accessory that I’ve recently added is a movable coat hook.  The Cali comes … Read More 3D-printed coat hook for the VW California

VW California Bellows Bungee

I recently bought a ‘bellows bungee’ for my VW California camper van and have to say that at £12.99 it’s the best insurance policy I’ve ever bought. Let me explain. The Cali’s electric elevating roof makes the job of setting up and packing up camp dead easy – just press a button and the roof goes up or down in a minute.  The roof … Read More VW California Bellows Bungee

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Product Review – VW California Additional Shelf

While the VW California is a hugely flexible and well-designed camper van its size means that one of its drawbacks is that storage and shelf space is sometimes at a premium.  This is a first look at an additional shelf designed to address this issue. I find that you need to be incredibly organised to live with a Cali.  If you’re cooking, for example, the … Read More Product Review – VW California Additional Shelf

Buyers’ Guide: Camper van Awnings and Canopies

I’ve recently been asked to write a review of camper van awnings and given that this is a common topic of conversation I’m happy to oblige.  This isn’t a straightforward issue, however.  What people want from an awning or canopy can be very different (different needs, sizes, climates, seasons and so on) and consequently, it’s a very subjective matter. A Buyer’s Guide This buyers’ guide is designed … Read More Buyers’ Guide: Camper van Awnings and Canopies

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VW California Options and Accessories

You may have just decided to take the plunge and buy a VW California (or another camper van) or you may be just about to take ownership.  Either way, it’s a very exciting time and you’ll be looking forward to planning camping trips away.  At this stage many people start to think: “so what else do I need ?”. This is the subject of much … Read More VW California Options and Accessories