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    3 door mk4 hatch, van like conversion???

    I'm after a van, but love my hatch, so was thinking, shall I just remove the rear seats, board out the floor and black the rear windows? Would this even work? I know it won't give as much space as a van, but don't need tons of room. Has it been done before?
    What are your thoughts guys??

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    This may seem odd but I bet it's been done in Ireland. Never seen a pic of one though.
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    Was that sarcasm Matt!! Lol, maybe a Photoshop god could muscle one up for me??

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    No not at all. When I went to Dublin a few years back I saw all sorts of hatchbacks converted to vans that were not oem. Not sure why (guessing for cheaper insurance), must be a conversion by a company?
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    Oh, ok lol. I just thought it would be different. + I've been working on getting my car how I like it for a while, so would be ashamed to loose it. Also I hate diesel Nd the don't do a decent petrol van.
    I'm thinking front bucket seats, boarded out rear, with panel between the front and rear, nice sound sys and either blacked out rear windows, or paneled out rears.

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    Has anyone got a pic of the rear half of a mk4 fully stripped, either for an ice install or somthing.

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    from the outside its going to look no diff to a hatchback with limo windows, from the inside its just gona feel like a van...

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    i cant think of a reason not to do it .....just ply-line the back out and tint the windows,simples
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    Want to go full on tho, door cards and boot plastics out etc. What would be best to make templates up with for the flooring? I also want to checker plate or similar the front footwells. I'm gonna try to use light as poss materials as want to fain something from this swell! Lol.

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