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Berlingl0w - B9 Berlingo Lowered on 19’s
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Modification List (Live):
  • 20/40mm Lowering Springs 
  • 60mm custom made lowering springs (to be installed)
  • Side Steps
  • Bosch Aerotwin Wipers
  • LED sidelight, numberplate and interior lights
  • Osram Night Breaker Laser headlight bulbs
  • De-badged rear end
  • Phone holder in dash cup holder 
  • Adhesive vanity mirrors on sun visors
  • 4x108>5x108 20mm spacers/wheel hub adaptors
  • Alloy Wheels, Bola B8R, 19”x8.5J ET45 machined <20mm.
  • 225/35R19 Tyres (stretched)
  • Front window tints 50% light smoke
  • Sun strip 7.5”
  • Neverbeen
  • Stage 1 re-map from 75bhp to 120bhp & 185nm to 273nm torque, 92bhp/ton
  • Barn Door rear Spoiler
  • Peugeot 207 CC Leather steering wheel (to be installed)
Hello,

I recently sold my car and bought a 2015 Berlingo Enterprise in black with 37,000 Miles, the van is to assist in renovating my 180 year old home. The plan is to modify the van, in a subtle (in places) quietly cool kind of style. I haven't owned a van before let alone mod one, but I have modified and built many vehicles from hot hatches to winch challenge Land Rovers and most recently, 2 wheels, a K100 motorcycle which got published in a few magazines and shared by BMW, heres a link to the thread if anyone is 2 wheel interested K100 Build.

Im not a virgin to French vehicles, my first car was a 306 XSI which I rolled into a field. 

   

The second was a Saxo VTR, also crashed, you may notice a theme here.

   

Here are some shots from Autotrader of the van.

   

   

   
Instagram: @Berlingl0w
My Van: 2015 B9 1.6 HDi Enterprise
My Build Thread: Berlingl0w 
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#2
The van made it home, pretty filthy after 5 hours on the back of a transporter up to Scotland.

   

I ordered a set of 20/40mm lowering springs and side steps off fleebay.

   

I’ve also ordered a set of hub adaptors to convert from 4x108 to 5x108. This has allowed me to also order a set of Bola B8R 19” wheels in silver.

   
Instagram: @Berlingl0w
My Van: 2015 B9 1.6 HDi Enterprise
My Build Thread: Berlingl0w 
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#3
The wiper blades were useless, they skipped across the windscreen, I think they were the originals so I treated the van to a set of Boschautomotive Aero Twins. It’s a night and day difference and silent. I read once that if you live in a seasonal climate that has a lot of rain, wiper should be changed at the same time as tyres.

   
Instagram: @Berlingl0w
My Van: 2015 B9 1.6 HDi Enterprise
My Build Thread: Berlingl0w 
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#4
The van went in to have the lowering springs installed, while it was there I asked the garage to install the side steps too, here’s the results;

BEFORE
   

AFTER
   

BEFORE/AFTER
   

It’s not a great drop but is a huge difference, the van is more poised and handling seems much sharper,, I’m pretty happy with the results.
Instagram: @Berlingl0w
My Van: 2015 B9 1.6 HDi Enterprise
My Build Thread: Berlingl0w 
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While waiting for wheels, tyres and adaptors I decided to debadge the back end. 

BEFORE 
   
AFTER
   
BEFORE/AFTER
   

Unfortunately there was a tiny bit of corrosion under the Citroen chevron that I’ve ordered a touch up kit for to deal with it for the interim.
   
Instagram: @Berlingl0w
My Van: 2015 B9 1.6 HDi Enterprise
My Build Thread: Berlingl0w 
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I installed some LED lights in the sidelights, numberplate lights and interior lights. I also installed some of the Osram Night Breaker Laser headlight bulbs which I appreciate don’t last as long as a generic bulb but they really are well worth the £20, they make an incredible difference, especially in full beam. So all yellow tinged bulbs have been replaced for cool/white light.

   
   
   

Few other shots here too;

   
   
Instagram: @Berlingl0w
My Van: 2015 B9 1.6 HDi Enterprise
My Build Thread: Berlingl0w 
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#7
It’s like a morgue in here.

Hub adaptors, wheels and tyres are on! Finished photos when I’ve washed it! 

   

Here’s a wee teaser while it was still on the lift;

   

Van is away in for some naughty, naughty front tints and a sun strip on Saturday.
Instagram: @Berlingl0w
My Van: 2015 B9 1.6 HDi Enterprise
My Build Thread: Berlingl0w 
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#8
Do those hub adaptors really have 3 bolts to mount them on the original hub/disc? That must induce a balance issue at speed mate. No 4th hole...seems crazy.

Nice wheels btw.
My Van: 2012 B9 1.6 HDi Enterprise
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#9
Dont foget to tel the insurance about the whelle adapters and other mods or they may not pay out if you have a bump

Peter
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#10
Also make sure your 'naughty, naughty' front tints are legal. Down here plod take great interest in pulling vehicles with anything less than 75% opacity. Either a fine or you pull 'em off at the roadside.
B9 (2016) 1.6 BlueHDi 100 Multispace XTR = Mine;   B9 (2013) Enterprise 1.6 HDi Van = Hers.
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