Van Mods This time I make some repairs to the sliding door of my Ford Transit, I finish the ceiling installation and find a storage solution for my water filter. CEILING Still had to finish part of the ceiling edge of the van, which holds up the ceiling at the edges. The rounded corners were… Continue reading Van Mods
Permanent Vanlife is still about one year away, so I decided to get a feel for it, by planning multiple one-week trips in the van, throughout the US Southeast. Part of a 7-day trip to the Florida Panhandle in my Ford Transit Van Build. Day 1 Besides enjoyment, the goal of these multi-day journeys is… Continue reading Vanlife Starts
I install a cabin filter in my 2016 Ford Transit, create a semi-automatic tire inflator, add a combined smoke & CO2 alarm and add more strips along the edge of the ceiling to secure and finish the ceiling. The main objective now to finish the ceiling throughout by placing Tweed covered strips along the sides… Continue reading Van Ceiling & Other Mods
After previously installing the fuel pump, I continue with the fuel (and power) line between the pump and the location where the heater penetrates the van floor. For extra security, I use a wireloom around the power wire and use a wider fuel line aorund the tiny Webasto fuel line.
The plastic hinges of the fuel door in a Ford Transit are prone to fail. Especially leaving the van when parked next to another vehicle, will force you more backwards, thus hooking the fuel door’s lip with your trouser’s pocket.
It took me a couple of weeks, from design to installation, yet the final result is better than expected. The idea for this project started with a comment from one of my subscribers. He suggested to close the lower step-in area at the sliding door, in favor of a one-piece, flat floor. Eliminating the chance… Continue reading Foldable Step Stool & Storage
Watch all my videos on YouTube! The conversion of my van has been a slow-going process, primarily because the weekly videos on YouTube and the other social media are taking too much time away from the conversion. But that was all part of the planning as I had decided that 2020 should be the year… Continue reading my trip to the 2019 rtr
Watch all my videos on YouTube! I visited the RTR at Quarzsite, Arizona in my halfway converted Ford Transit from Florida. Enjoy!
Watch all my videos on YouTube! I continue with the smaller details of the kitchen cabinet in preparation of the water supply & drain and several electrical cables.
Watch all my videos on YouTube! Building kitchen cabinets and fitting them in the van. Finding out if it all works or that I have to make adjustments in the design. First time inside the van standing in the shower pan, calculating where the shower head