These Volkswagen body builder guidelines provide body builders with important technical information which must be complied with when planning and manufacturing a body for road safety and operational reliability. The add-on, body, installation or conversion work required for this is referred to below as “body activities”. This body builder guidelines are divided into 7 chapters so that you can find information rapidly : 1. General 2. Technical data for planning 3. Modifications to closed bodies 4. Modifications to open bodies 5. Implementations of special bodies 6. Technical data 7. Listings.
These Volkswagen body builder guidelines are intended for professional body builders. As a result, these body builder guidelines assume corresponding background knowledge. Note that some work (e.g. welding on load-bearing parts) is only allowed to be performed by appropriately qualified personnel. This requirement exists in order to avoid risks of injury and to achieve the quality needed in the body activities.