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Floor Vent

Ventilation is crucial to control temperature, moisture level and odors from cooking. But without any AIR INTAKE, the roof fan won’t be able to do its job! Here is our take on that topic.

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Insulated Window Covers

While curtains work for houses, we think insulated window covers are better for campervans. They are lightproof (for shade & privacy) and insulated (to keep us cool in summer, warm in winter). We’re obsessed with functionality and with the rare earth magnets all around the edges, they just “snap” to the van metal window contour. Easy breazy!

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First Month on the Road: Lessons Learned, Van Report and Tales from the Road.

Let’s take a step back and discuss the lessons learned living in the van, what we nailed/missed in our van conversion and some tales from the road.

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Exterior Shower

We LOVE riding our mountain bikes. It can only means two things: 1-We drink a lot of craft beer
2-We take a lot of showers. Let’s focus on item #2 in here. This is our exterior shower setup.

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Speakers Upgrade

After upgrading to an Android Radio Unit, the next smart move was to upgrade to JBL GT7-6C speakers system. Here is the full installation write-up!

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Radio Upgrade

We upgraded the Ford Transit basic factory radio for a fancy Touchscreen/Bluetooth/WiFi/Bling-Bling 7″ Display Android Radio. Here is the install write-up!

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Countown to Full-Time Vanlife: 5 Days

The van conversion and house downsizing is going full speed ahead!   Hooks, shelves, MOARRRR shelves!!!               What’s New? How to pack. One does not simply pack a van… as stuff is added, more shelves & hooks & baskets & misc-wicked-storage-features are added to make room for everything. Test […]

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Countown to Full-Time Vanlife: 10 Days

The van conversion and house downsizing is going full speed ahead!   Here is the progress of the day:   What’s New? We finally added the decorative bed-frame We added a 120V outlet (above right countertop, below the battery monitor) We added a closet area below the bed (it’s accessible from the kitchen) along with […]

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Mosquito Screens

And here’s the only non-DIY part of our Transit van conversion: the mosquito screens. They’re almost too good to be true, so we did not bother making them!

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Countown to Full-Time Vanlife: 11 Days

The van conversion and house downsizing is going full speed ahead!   Here is the progress of the day: We’re attacking the vertical space! We’re packing our stuff in the van and are adding shelves to maximize storage capacity. While we’re at it, we also get rid of a lot of our stuff, because the […]

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