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Berlingo Van 2015
#1
Can anyone tell me if its possible , safe or Legal to remove the bulkhead frame behind the drivers seat ?.
The Van is decent , but on long journeys its very uncomfortable due to the cramped seating on drivers side .
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#2
If it’s a 3 seater van, the bulkhead frame supports the middle seatbelt. It will fail the mot but I can’t see why it will be illegal if no one is seating in the middle. I’m looking at buying a second bulkhead and modifying it to allow the seat to go back further. Just looking for a cheap one local to me

Kev
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#3
If there is a seat it must have a seatbelt, you would have to remove the middle seat to get around that law.
Are we there yet????? Huh
Ex 1.6hdi van now 3 seater 1.4 multispace
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#4
I’m not sure I’d want to remove the ladder frame. I’d think the van would crumple if you ever rolled it over.


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Previous Berlingo: 2015 1.6 L1850 90ps In Artic Steel inc Look Pack and Lighting Pack.

Current Berlingo: K9 2018 Driver M 100ps in Platinum Grey with Safety Pack
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(09-09-2018, 08:00 AM)Tree Wrote:  I’m not sure I’d want to remove the ladder frame. I’d think the van would crumple if you ever rolled it over.


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Huh Bulkheads in commercial vehicles add nothing to the structural integrity of the vehicle !
They are there to seperate the load from the front compartment. It is perfectly safe to remove a ladder
bulkhead to gain extra legroom for the driver.
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(09-09-2018, 09:30 AM)Vlad Wrote:  
(09-09-2018, 08:00 AM)Tree Wrote:  I’m not sure I’d want to remove the ladder frame. I’d think the van would crumple if you ever rolled it over.


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Huh Bulkheads in commercial vehicles add nothing to the structural integrity of the vehicle !
They are there to seperate the load from the front compartment. It is perfectly safe to remove a ladder
bulkhead to gain extra legroom for the driver.

Mine goes right to the roof and is fixed on the crossbeam - i've no bulkhead to talk of otherwise. I'd just assume as its tubular and the bodywork is sheet metal it would be there for support?
Previous Berlingo: 2015 1.6 L1850 90ps In Artic Steel inc Look Pack and Lighting Pack.

Current Berlingo: K9 2018 Driver M 100ps in Platinum Grey with Safety Pack
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