VW Transporter SteelPod. DIY fitting. No Bed.

VW Transporter SteelPod. DIY fitting. No Bed.

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Regular price€2.410,95
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New for 2024, we are offering a re-designed version of the SteelPod which is easier to fit and can be delivered to your doorstep for DIY installation. It will fit your T5 or T6 van, kombi or shuttle.

The key components and features are:

  • A steel frame that bolts down to the 4x lashing points in the floor of your transporter/bulli/multivan, so it's held securely in place. Everything is then secured to this frame.
  • 2x pairs of ball bearing full extension sliders, strength tested on our behalf at a proper UK facility. Each pair can withstand over 200kg in weight.
  • Twin steel drawers, with aluminium checker-plate drawer bases, locks and handles
  • Powder-coated for a durable and smooth finish in a very dark grey (nearly black).
  • A 15mm hex-board (similar to buffalo board) birch plywood top
  • If you change your van in the future, this SteelPod will fit most small and medium sized vans.
  • If you want to adapt this model in the future, to give it the sliding bed, then that's possible to.

This model you're viewing does NOT include the sliding bed or mattress. Please reselect the other option if you want a bed.

If you opt for the DIY version, the SteelPod will be delivered to you on a pallet. You will just need simple tools to secure M5, M6 & M8 nuts & bolts, screws, and whatever tools your lashing points might require. The hex-board top will also arrive unfinished and therefore the sides will require a light sanding and then protected with a varnish or oil of your choice. Please note that the SteelPod will be delivered on a pallet, but two people are required to carefully unpack and assemble. 

Alternatively, you may have your SteelPod fitted at one of our approved centres. It can be fitted while you wait, the timber will be finished, and you will also benefit from an extended 5-year warrranty. 

If you are a business and require a formal quote then please email us. Our website prices include VAT.

Reserve now by calling Debs on 07852 537754.

 

All new SteelPods come with a unique and comprehensive warranty.

We genuinely want your SteelPod to last for years and years. If you ever want a spare part or an extra piece, then please do get in touch and we'll be happy to help. 

If something more serious has happened, then below is our small print for our warranty. However, if you think you are not covered, because say your warranty has expired, then please in touch anyway. It should always be repairable.

Steelwork

We guarantee the structural integrity of the mainframe and the steel drawers for two years from the date of purchase, or 5-years if your SteelPods is professionally fitted by us or one of our approved fitting centres. The warranty will include things like cracks or failed welds to the steelwork, in a way that might cause weakness or movement. 

In the unlikely event that work needs to be carried out under warranty, then there are a couple of options. You can return the unit to us (just the parts that require attention), and we can repair or replace and return these to you. Alternatively, we may decide to arrange for the unit to be repaired local to you, by finding a welder or metal fabrication firm. In this circumstance, we will reimburse you, or the welder, the reasonable cost of repairing the unit. We will pay for work to the steelwork, and to paint with a similar colour. Please note that we will not reimburse for shipping, investigations, consequential losses, accidential damage, poor fitting not undertaken by us, or works that are purely cosmetic and do not affect the strength, operation or integrity of the SteelPod. The method of repair is entirely at our descretion. All requests for financial reimbursement must be pre-approved by us, in writing, and we may request photographs and up to two fixed price quotations in order to assess the claim and damage remotely. 

Our warranty does not extend to damage caused by misuse or poor care, items that have been customised after they have left our workshop or cosmetic marks that have not impacted on the structural integrity. 

It is not possible to powder-coat a second time and therefore any repairs undertaken may require spray painting.

Timberwork

We provide a two-year warranty for all timberwork for cracks, fractures and peeling laminate that has not been caused by misuse or fair wear and tear. It is important to note that the birch plywood may gather surface mould if left unprotected in areas of high humidity. We therefore encourage all users to apply a water-based varnish to the edges of the timberwork, that do not have laminate coverings. The laminate does not need protection.

Sliders

We provide a 12-month warranty for the sliding mechanisms. The warranty on the sliders will not be warrantied when:

  • Damage is caused by unauthorised attachments or modifications;
  • Sliders which have been repaired or altered 
  • Sliders that have been overloaded
  • Defects caused by incorrect and/or poor maintenance and /or
  • Any other abuse, misuse or neglect by the purchaser.

Investigations and Travel

If you have any doubt, you may visit us at our workshop and we will investigate any problem free-of-charge. Visits to your address will incur a travel charge at 18p/mile for the return journey. 

Replacements

If, for whatever reason, it is necessary to replace a part, then we reserve the right to provide new, nearly new, refurbished or marked products, provided the replacements are in better condition than the ones removed, and are in full working order.

Transferring Your Warranty

Should you decide to sell your van with the SteelPod inside, then the warranty will continue for the benefit of the new owner. They must be able to prove that they purchased the van and steelpod together and be able to identify the original purchaser. 

 

If the SteelPod was fitted by us and therefore benefited from the longer 5-year warranty, but at some point, is removed and fitted into another vehicle (not fitted by us) then the warranty will be automaticaly downgraded to reflect our DIY installation warranty terms. 

In All Circumstances

All our warranties are subject to good and honest cooperation between both parties. Customers should be able to make small adjustments themselves with only basic tools and we are always on hand to give advice and guidance. We may request photographs or inspections and we hope this is acceptable. 

Anything agreed between the parties verbally must always be followed up with written confirmation, otherwise it shall be treated as null and void. 

Unless agreed otherwise, the purchaser is responsible for all transport. 

 

We try keep Black/Grey SteelPods in stock and available for immediate fitting. Custom colours will be made to order. Therefore the payment and delivery timescales will often depend on colour choices.

To order, you can either:

  • Request an invoice or written quotation first, or;
  • Order and pay in full now; via the website, or;
  • Use the Partial Payment option on this website (the balance is payable 1 week before your fitting date)

Please expect a call from us shortly after your order. We will ask a few questions about your vehicle so the fitting day goes as smoothly as possible. All SteelPods are fully fitted by ourselves and the process takes 1.5 - 2.5 hours.

If your SteelPod and all components are in stock, then we generally arrange a fitting date within a few days. On rare occasions we've installed the next day. Fitting is free if you come to us (we have a workshop near Chichester). We make a small charge for fitting at your home address and can undertake the work on your driveway or street. 

 

 

 

If you are located in the EU then please make contact with us to discuss delivery and fitting options. 

If you come to us, turn it into a holiday and we will provide free camping at the campsite beside our workshop. 

Alternatively, we can travel to Europe but please discuss with us first before placing your order. It might be possible for us visit several customers on the same journey. 

 

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