When it comes to my DIY van conversion, the process has been anything but glamorous. Buying a house and a van in the span of a year has left us financially limited in terms of the buildout. That’s ok though, my priority has been to go straight to having fun on adventures. Everything done to […]
With the long, wet Oregon winters, getting out of town and spending some time on the road is what having a van is all about. Before taking off for our winter hiatus from the rat race, it was time to sort out some details in our budget van conversion. After a summer of playing as […]
#VanConversion achievement, unlocked: adding a seat swivel. This is an upgrade I regret not implementing on our Promaster van immediately. The van swivel seat base adapter allows the driver or passenger seat to swivel around and adding one is a major upgrade for any DIY van conversion. Recently installing one in our Promaster, the addition […]
After weeks of work, we finally take our DIY van conversion on the road and log our first trips to find what worked, what needs work, and what to focus on next.
After relocating to a new space with an actual garage and workspace of my own, it was time to begin the build out we’d be rolling in for the foreseeable future. First though, the online research continued. During this time, an observation was made. There are a lot of different types that make up the […]
For the last two to three years I’ve been working on a plan that would enable more riding in epic destinations. The solution: buy a van, transform the inside into a stealth camper, and join the #vanlife. It’s easier said than done— though we could afford a van living in the Bay Area, finding a place to […]