Buying a van and transforming it into a mobile adventure base is a massive commitment. It took us two years of peering at builds and how-to articles on Instagram or Pinterest (plus a move) before we committed to that plunge. After all, building out a van is a pricey proposition, whether you do it yourself […]
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 […]
Wayfarer Vans has created a plug and play van conversion kit for the Dodge Ram Promaster that is 100% modular and easily installed at fraction of the price charged by custom outfitters.
Since acquiring our Dodge Promaster, I’ve sunk countless hours into research van conversions looking for inspiration. Most the van conversions posted have been using Sprinters, but Promasters and Transits have been popping up with more frequency. When I spotted this impressive Promaster build out by Ryan Wells of Rydawell Woodworks in Seattle, I had to […]
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.