This is the EZ Cool installation in our Ford Transit campervan conversion. Materials, tools, cost, etc. Fully illustrated for your viewing pleasure!
Having running water and hot shower draw the line between “van camping” and “home on wheels”. Here is our guide on water system for camper van conversion!
Here is how we installed a swivel seat adapter to the driver-side of our Ford Transit campervan conversion. Fully detailed and illustrated!
Here is how we built our sink & stove cabinet for our Ford Transit DIY camper van conversion! A while ago, we brainstormed about our living requirements; below are the requirements specific to this cabinet: Propane range (stove/oven) will be used Pressurized Sink The cabinet must be easy & quick to remove (we never know) … Read more
Here is how we built the bedroom storage for our Ford Transit DIY camper van conversion! A long time ago, we brainstormed about our Living Requirements. From that moment it was obvious that, to prevent a mess, we would need a lot of storage compartments so each thing has it’s own designated place. We then built the … Read more
The overhead storage cabinet of our Ford Transit DIY camper van conversion is full of exciting features! Removable (to gain access to the van wall) The doors are gas-spring actuated Partially blue Honorable Guest Appearance throughout that job : Double-Curvature-Everything. (NOTHING is flat in this area: the wall, the ceiling, etc. We wasted a lot … Read more
We’re very proud to present you the electrical system installation of our Ford Transit DIY camper van conversion! Please note that there is more interesting and educational stuff in our “Campervan Electrical System Design” article: TIME SPENT ON THE JOB: ~40 hours (We honestly don’t know the exact hours; there was so much work performed … Read more
The Webasto / Espar air heaters should be adjusted for high altitudes if the majority of it’s time is spent above 5000-6000 feet. As the altitude increase, the concentration of oxygen reduce and the mix of fuel/oxygen become too rich in fuel. This could lead to debris accumulation (a.k.a. coking or carbon) and loss of … Read more
This is a follow-up on our Webasto Air Top 2000 STC air heater installation post (faroutride.com/air-heater-installation). Since then, we had the chance of using the Webasto and we LOVE it! Evenings and mornings are much more enjoyable when it’s nice and warm. The only negative point of the Webasto is the noise. Here are the … Read more
The driver’s side kitchen cabinet of our Ford Transit DIY camper van conversion is the home of our 12V Novakook R5810 fridge and home of our electrical system. When we initially brainstorm about the van interior layout, we knew we wanted plenty of countertop surface a large refrigerator (more.beer.) multiple drawers for kitchen items rustic look. … Read more