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Seat Covers Ford Transit OEM Covercraft Review (driver)
Seat Covers for Ford Transit (OEM): Tried and Reviewed

Two years living full time in our Ford Transit. Needless to say, the front seats started to look (and smell) like they’ve been through a lot… A deep-clean restored them to what they used to look, but investing in seat covers might be a good idea? Keep reading this review to find out!​

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FarOutRide Van Check Tour, By Drew
FarOutRide Van Check | By Drew Blankenbecler

Driving a campervan at the trailhead is a bit like driving a Lamborghini at the nightclub: you’ll get a lot of attention. How frequently do we have to show the van? Oh it’s not that bad you know, just enough to have a custom “VAN TOUR” hat made for it. Either way it’s great to

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Simarine Pico Battery Monitor: Installation, Setup and Review for Van/RV/Boat

The Simarine Pico can monitor multiple battery banks, current of multiple consumers, tanks, temperatures, inclinometer and barometer. It’s an cutting edge product with an impressive smartphone-like, high-quality feel. It’s definitely a sweeeeeet upgrade for your van conversion. Here is everything to know about the Simarine Pico System Monitor!​

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SensorPush Review: Monitor Your Van (or RV) Temperature and Humidity Remotely

SensorPush wireless bluetooth sensors allow to remotely monitor the temperature and humidity of multiple zones of your van/rv via your iPhone or Android SmartPhone. Pair the SensorPush sensors with the optional WiFi Gateway to unleash their full potential and access them from anywhere in the world, away from your van/rv! That’s a powerful solution to keep your pet safe, monitor your refrigerator temperature or to be alerted if the interior of your van/rv is about to freeze.

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Assurance voyage médicale

Parlons d’assurance voyage médicale! Québécois et Canadiens voyageant à l’étranger, ça vous concerne: durée maximale du voyage, exceptions, sports dangereux, paperasse, etc.

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Ford Transit WeatherTech Mud Flaps – Review

Mud Flaps protect the fenders and exterior of the van from rocks, mud, road grime and other debris. We went on a mission to find the best mud flaps for our Ford Transit and we finally got the WeatherTech Mud Flaps for front (#11051) and rear (#120051).

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Prevent a Leaking Roof

Here’s the situation: there are a bunch of threaded holes on top of the Transit roof and, over time, the paint covering these threaded holes might crack resulting in leaking roof. Don’t panic! There is a quick and easy fix. Keep reading for more…

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Ford Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Most people know the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) as being a false dash warning light that has to be dismissed continuously… But did you know it’s mandatory in the USA on all passenger vehicles since 2008 (hence no option to turn it off)? Let’s see how to make it work as it should and how to monitor the tire pressure in real time via a smartphone!

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Husky Floor Mat – Review

This is a are real-world, unbiased reviews of the Husky Floor Mat for Ford Transit. We’re not sponsored by Husky and we paid the product in full.

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Campervan Must-Have Gear

An empty van is not a home! Here is a collection of campervan gear we researched and tested on the road full-time since August 2017. Check it out!

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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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Countdown 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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Final Sprint Before Full Time Vanlife

Here we are… in a month, our house will not be ours anymore. This means the van & the downsizing MUST BE COMPLETED BY AUGUST 15TH 2017. No excuses, no procrastination! While we worked our asses off the last year to make progress on the van conversion & on the downsizing, we could easily re-plan

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Nice To Meet You.

Hello! We’re Isabelle and Antoine 🙂 In 2017 we sold our house (and everything in it), quit our engineering careers and moved into our self built campervan. We’ve been on the road since then and every day is an opportunity for a new adventure; we’re chasing our dreams and hopefully it inspires others to do the same!