VW Transporter T5/T6 Rear-End Kit | TA Technix

£500.00 inc. VAT

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This is a rear end air suspension kit for the VW Transporter T5/T6 Van. This kit fits the T26, T28, T30, and T32 models of both 2-wheel-drive and 4-wheel-drive versions. It will fit all models from 2003 to the present day, but is specified as low duty – not for ultra heavy vehicles.

The rear-end kit is very simple to install, using no bolts, and is fully reversible if required (provided care is taken with installation). It is inflated via Schrader valves (tyre valves) if the option is selected and nothing extra is required to get the kit working.

Smaller bags are used but they have a good level of drop for a non-modified perch type of kit.

You can choose from a number of different kits, depending on the amount of air management you want. The basic non-management kit is just a front-strut and rear-bag kit without any compressor, controller, or management. However, various options are available and the most popular is the basic kit which includes a manual controller. Other options include remotes, solenoids and computers (see the ‘Options’ tab below for more info). Twin tanks and twin compressors are also available as additional options.

On-board air kits, including a compressor, air tank and air control, are optional extras and can be selected from the drop down list or purchased later as an add-on. Full kits are also available for front and rear (see ‘Options’ tab below for more info).

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Please check the OPTIONS tab below (when present) for further explanation of Management options

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  • is a practical bolt-on installation which is rated as DIY or local garage fit
  • Improves stability and handling and reduces roll
  • Recovers lost suspension motion to improve ride quality
  • Lifts sagging vehicles to reduce or prevent grounding
  • Is superb for help with towing
  • Can help pass an MOT if your vehicle is low (as a lot of motorhomes are)
  • Can help re-rating for heavier capacity on some vehicles
  • NOTE:- This is an entry level low duty kit which is NOT recommended for motorhomes or very heavy vehicles. If your vehicle is very heavy we have many higher specification kits.

It includes:

  • Billet aluminium upper and lower mounts built into bags which fit directly in place over the original metal spring retaining stub
  • Proper automotive-grade air springs (air bags). Bags have at least five inches of lift potential
  • Specifically-designed brackets, mounted at points able to take the load – in the same place as the original spring
  • A two-year extended warranty (terms apply)

If you are unsure of the correct fitment, please email or call.


This is a generic video clip to show the nature of the kits. Actual kit contents may vary. Many of the kits are generally similar and therefore please check out some of the other videos for an idea of what the kits look like, and you may browse videos by clicking here. If you need further information please do email or call.


Delivery on Air Assistance kits is currently £19 for Mainland UK excluding Highlands. Please get in touch to find out an exact date for dispatch. We sell items outside the UK but website postage prices are for UK. Additional charges will be levied for non-UK and they will be invoiced separately. Alternatively international customers can email their requirements to enquiries@airride.uk and we can raise an invoice including international postage. Please do call if you need more information or to know the stock situation which changes from hour to hour. Please do not assume that because you phoned last week and found it was in stock that it is still in stock.


AirRide Sales Limited offer a warranty on AirRide products for a period of 2 years from time of purchase. This warranty is limited to the original purchaser and subject to registration at the time of fitting. If you fail to register then a 1 year warranty is offered.

If the kit does not appear to fit – STOP and call us, as a vehicle misidentification may have occurred. Kits will be accepted for return and exchange only if they are undamaged. The buyer must cover the return postage.


AirRide kits can be supplied with or without air control (otherwise known as air management or On-Board Air (OBA)).

Air control allows you to get the very best from your kit at all times. It allows the ride height to be adjusted for road, weather and load conditions, and for those who experience grounding issues it allows the absolute maximum lift to be achieved when needed (i.e. for ferries, petrol stations and rough site entrances). If in doubt, please contact us via email or phone.

No compressor, no tank

You can have an AirRide kit with no air control system but this is not recommended. With this option you will receive the air bags, brackets and struts required for a basic air suspension system, but no compressor or tank, as without some form of control system the compressor and tank would not be able to function correctly.

Manual Paddle Control (MPC)

MPC comes with an aluminium, 100% duty cycle compressor with up to 200 PSI and an air tank. It is controlled with four buttons, one for each air bag. The buttons act like electric window switches, meaning you can either raise or lower the amount of pressure in each air bag by pressing up and down on each switch.

Digital computer system

The computer system comes with an aluminium 100% duty cycle compressor with up to 200 PSI and an air tank. It electronically controls the amount of pressure in each air bag. This can be controlled either with a wired controller or a phone app.  With the computer, you can adjust your car to certain pre-set heights and alter the vehicle’s height while on the move. This is also the easiest system to install; it is the most highly-recommended option.

Other options

If you would prefer an air control system other to those listed, please feel free to call or e-mail us. We are happy to discuss your personal requirements and make sure you get the air control system that is right for you.

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