Building A DIY Lithium Battery

With the Van Build coming to an end, several important projects need some attention. Today I’ll start working on the battery bank of my solar system. Originally, and that was at the beginning of the van build, I installed two 6V Golf cart batteries. This netted me only ~100Ah at 12V nominal. Sufficient for only… Continue reading Building A DIY Lithium Battery

Window Sill & Cover

Still have a small piece of window, next to the storage closet that needs to be finished. I’ll install a window frame/sill made from Hard Maple and add a plywood cover around it. Later I will use an automotive tweed to finish it. The corners of the frame are made differently than those of the… Continue reading Window Sill & Cover

Webasto Gas Heater – Part III

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.

Webasto Gas Heater – Part II

Installation of the fuel pump, Rheostat and wire run. After unpacking the Webasto Gas Heater, I continue building the upper cabinet, including the Rheostat installation. Another unfinished job, was the removal of the van’s jack, which is located inside the passenger side seat’s pedestal, to make room for the heater. Finally, the fuel pump is… Continue reading Webasto Gas Heater – Part II