Heaters for the RV
How To Stay Warm In Winter STAYING COMFY IN A RV DURING THE WINTER MONTHS IS ALWAYS A CHALLENGE. EVEN THE SNOWBIRDS THAT GO WAY SOUTH ARE SOMETIMES CONFRONTED WITH A COLD SPELL OF A FEW DAYS. Staying warm during such a period can be difficult, yet good planning of your van conversion will keep…
RV Living: How to stay warm in a RV?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cXJobtFUh8 Ingenious little propane furnace in a Class B.
Can You Afford A Van Conversion?
Financial Matters THE IDEA OF BUILDING AN RV ON THE CHEAP, BY CONVERTING A CARGO VAN HAS ALWAYS BEEN AN ACHIEVABLE FANTASY. SPENDING LONG VACATIONS IN IT OR EVEN LIVING PERMANENTLY IN IT, COULD BE ECONOMICAL AND ADVENTUROUS. To achieve that goal, you have to sit down and start facing the reality, that a substantial…
Is Any Floor Material Good Enough?
Living in a confined space, with the outside dirt just next to your living room floor, results in constant dusty floors. Basing the selection of a flooring material on cleanliness, durability and weight, should be a priority. A common choice in RV’s is regular carpet, which is affordable, easy to install and comfortable to walk…
GVWR: The limit for Cargo Van Conversions
REGULATIONS ABOUT WHO HAS TO STOP AT WEIGH STATIONS DIFFER FROM STATE TO STATE, BUT IS IN GENERAL LIMITED TO COMMERCIAL VEHICLES OR VEHICLES WITH A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING (GVWR) OF 10,000 LBS. OR MORE. In addition, any police officer having reason to believe that a vehicle or combination of vehicles is exceeding its…
Cargo Van Recalls
Like passenger cars, your conversion van is always susceptible to factory recalls. A quick review of the type and number of recalls may also give an indication about the reliability of the cargo van and the safety concerns of car company. Worrisome examples are the two 2015 Ford Transit recalls soon after its introduction and…
Cargo Van Conversion V2.0 – Features
PREVIOUS: Cargo Van Conversion V2.0 Cargo Van Conversion V2.0 – Van Use NOW THAT WE ESTABLISHED OUR DESIRES FOR THE DESIGN OF OUR VAN, WE HAVE TO TRANSLATE THAT INTO ACTUAL FEATURES IN OUR FINALIZED VERSION OF THE BUILDING PLANS. We have the freedom to amend any aspect of the conversion during the actual build,…
New Concept Drawings
Solar Panel Guide (2)
New approaches for small RV’s. PHOTOVOLTAIC FACTS After I introduced Semi Flexible Solar Panels in my previous post, questions remain about the performance of these new semi flexible modules. SOLAR PANEL TYPES Rigid Residential Flexible Amorphous Thin Film Semi Flexible average cost per watt 1 $ 0.80-2.00 $ 1.50 $ 2.00-7.00 low light performance average…
Minimal Coat Rack
Simple woodworking project to add a minimal coat rack to the RV.
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