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Tag: campervan conversion

Start of life on the road: our travel plans

Start of life on the road: our travel plans

Our campervan conversion project is officially done! The final finishing touches have been completed and we’re finally busy sorting out the last stuff and packing up our little home on wheels as we are writing this blog post!     Paperwork Our campervan was inspected […]

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Building a campervan: the struggle is real

Building a campervan: the struggle is real

Living in a campervan, it’s a dream come true. By the end of next week, that dream will finally be fulfilled. Our dream of living the vanlife started in June. Jordy was working on his internship and the end of his master was approaching quickly. […]

Campervan Conversion: 5 things not to save money on when building a campervan

Campervan Conversion: 5 things not to save money on when building a campervan

We’re slowly approaching the end of our build and with it, the start of our vanlife adventure. It’s been quite a journey, trying to turn an old panel van into a cozy home on wheels. Since we bought our van back 6 months ago, we’ve […]

Campervan conversion: how to install solar panels on your campervan

Campervan conversion: how to install solar panels on your campervan

If you wish to be able to live in a campervan off-grid for short periods of time, or even fully off-grid, solar panels are the way to go. When starting out with our campervan conversion project, we did some research into the diversity of possibilities […]

Campervan conversion: distribution board

Campervan conversion: distribution board

Figuring out the electrical setup in our van conversion has been quite a challenge. One of the things we have come across during our research was the idea of using a distribution board to center all wires and fuses in one place, just like you […]

Campervan conversion: Electrical wire size calculator

Campervan conversion: Electrical wire size calculator

Calculating the size of electrical cables and wires may not be the most fun part of your campervan conversion, but it is a critical part of your build. If cables are are too thin, heat buildup within the wires can get too high. You can […]

Campervan conversion: sizing the battery

Campervan conversion: sizing the battery

If, like us, you hardly have any experience in working with electrics, it can be a very daunting task to set up your own electrical system in your campervan. It might even be tempting to postpone it till later. However, if you’d like to build […]