Van conversion: How to save money during the build process

Some money saving tips we used during the conversion process for our 2017 Ram Promaster 2500 After writing some of the build process and financial reports, I realized there were some places that would be easy to save a bit of money. I am constantly trying to find ways to save just a little bit …

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Van Conversion Financial Report: Building our Bathroom

How much did it cost to build a bathroom in our 2017 Ram Promaster 2500? In the previous post I went over the materials, tools and the process we used in building our bathroom. Now I'm going to give the details about the cost associated with this portion of the project. After all, my whole …

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Van Conversion Financial Report: Overall Cost

The quick and dirty report of how much money it cost to convert our 2017 Ram Promaster 2500 into a camper While the angles aren't exactly the same, this is a decent before/after As indicated in previous posts, I thought I would update this blog every month with monthly spending reports. As the project dragged …

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Van Conversion Financial Report: October 2018

October was a light month in terms of spending (and progress). While it was physically a slow month, we spent a lot of time doing research and redoing some of the work we realized we had done incorrectly. Example: adding conduit to the build. Initially we didn't think it was necessary, but after hearing some …

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Van Conversion Financial Report: September 2018

First of all, don't let these numbers fool you. I didn't realize when I started recording spending that I would be writing monthly summaries so I didn't record purchase dates of the items. My August financial report was posted Sept. 16. So this report REALLY only includes the purchases to round out the month, though …

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