7 Gadgets To Super-Charge Your Cargo Van
THE PURCHASE OF THE NEW CARGO VAN IS COMING CLOSER AND I STARTED THINKING ABOUT SOME OF THE BASIC ELECTRONICS, THAT SHOULD BE INSTALLED SOON AFTER I BRING IT HOME. Some can be included in the purchase as an option, yet most can be installed cheaper as an after-market product with more flexibility of choice….
2014 Van Sales: Ford Transit Is The Big Winner
OVERALL SALES NUMBERS OF COMMERCIAL VANS AKA CARGO VANS, ARE ALL OVER THE PLACE AS SALES OF OLDER MODELS ARE RAPIDLY DECLINING. Sales of the newer European-Style vans have been rising steadily, beginning with the MB Sprinter that has been on the market longest, but still account for a small part of the total market….
Living in a Van: How to Survive Winter
NOW YOU HAVE FINISHED YOUR VAN AND SPEND THE SUMMER VISITING YOUR FAVORITE LOCATIONS, BUT WINTER IS APPROACHING… WHAT TO DO? Everybody’s situation differs and much depends on how well you insulated your van and what kind of heating you installed. Most should follow the crowd and GO SOUTH! Four distinct areas are well-suited for…
Coleman Hot Water On Demand Portable Water Heater
Easy to use portable propane-powered heater with a battery-powered pump. Fill the collapsible 5 gal. container with water and attach it to the pump, to get up to 100° F water in under 5 seconds. Each propane cylinder heats up to 40 gallons. Hot water in less than 5 seconds Full size faucet fold into…
How To Transform A Bed Into A Work Desk & More
Going from bed to family room with TV and picture and finally to work desk, may be the ultimate task, that I set for myself, yet it may be the perfect solution for comfortable living in a small space, such as a converted cargo van. In finding the best layout for the new cargo van…
Pressurized Solar Water Heater
A few gallons of hot water for a shower or just to clean up. It’s solar, so no electricity needed and you can pressurize it too. The tube-like structure is attached to a roof rack and features a short hose with sprayer. The sun heats the water inside during the day. From roadshower.com
Built-in Computer Desk
Elegant computer desk, that hides away within the wall of a cargo van.
8 Critical Elements Of A Modern Van Conversion
THERE ARE MANY REASONS TO HAVE A CONVERSION VAN. MOST FOLKS WILL USE IT FOR AFFORDABLE TRAVEL, AND SOME DOING THE MORE EXTREME BOONDOCKING AND EVEN LESS LIVING IN IT PERMANENTLY. Some use it as their mobile office, while traveling around the country, others have made it part of the Tiny House Movement. For me…
Tankless Water Heater and Outdoor Shower
Cargo Van Conversion: How much time to invest?
TIME IS MONEY. TIME IS ENJOYMENT. TIME IS FULFILLMENT. TIME IS A WAY TO SAVE ON YOUR INVESTMENT. How long does it take and how much will it cost are the two questions most often asked. The answers are as unsatisfying as the questions. Time A full cargo van conversion can be done in a…
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