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Converting a van is one hell of a learning curve.

These easy-to-follow, step-by-step guides will make life a little bit easier for you and teach the fundamentals of building a van.

They are based on our experience and thorough research – so you don’t make the same mistakes as we did!

ELECTRICS
Electrics
A complete overview of our electric system
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Solar Power
Learn how to fit solar panels and wire them up safely
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DC to DC Charger
Learn how to wire a Victron DC to DC (non-isolated) charger.
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12 Volt System
Learn how to wire the 12 volt circuit in the van
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Shore Power
Learn how to fit and wire up a shore power connector
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Diesel Heater
Learn how to choose the right diesel heater and how to fit it
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STORAGE
Storage
A complete overview of our storage solutions, from pull out benches to custom cabinetry.
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False Floor Storage
Create a smart storage area in the floor of your van for small items
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Curved Storage Unit
give your van the wow factor with a curved storage solution
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Overhead Cabinets
Learn how to create strong overhead cabinets that don't need to be locked during transit.
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OTHER
Laying Vinyl Flooring
A step-by-step guide to laying sheet vinyl flooring in a van.
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Window Covers
Help control the temperature inside your van with DIY custom window covers
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DIY Seat Cushion
learn how to design and create simple cushions with removable covers for your seats
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Upholster a Sofa
make your van look professional with a custom sofa.
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Slide Out Benches
learn how to create an outdoor dining area which simply slides out.
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Van Tools

Check out our comprehensive list of all of the tools you need to convert your van. Some tools are absolutely essential, others are just nice to have to make the process more simple.

Van Cost

Whilst you’re here, why not sneak a peek at our total conversion cost. This post includes a breakdown of every item from every step we have taken along the way – so you won’t be in for any nasty surprises!

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Converting a van is one hell of a learning curve. 

These easy to follow, step-by-step guides will make life a little bit easier for you! 

They are based on our experience and thorough research – so you don’t make the same mistakes as we did!

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