Van Conversion: Installing Vinyl Flooring

A guide for installing vinyl plank floors in a Ram Promaster 2500 One of the first things I notice when watching someone convert a van is that they usually start with the floor. Now, we started with installing a good, sturdy subfloor. However, it's more frugal to wait and install flooring AFTER cabinets, bathrooms, beds, …

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Van Conversion: Off-grid Plumbing for the Kitchen Sink

How to install a simple system for running water to the kitchen sink in a Ram Promaster 2500 (no hook-up required) Running water is an intimidating topic. You've invested a lot of time making sure the van looks nice. What happens if there's a leak? I had a lot of the same worries, especially having …

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Vanlife Product Review and Recommendation: Propex HS2000

Pros and cons of heating a Ram Promaster 2500 van with a vented propane heater As we were nearing completion for our van build, we decided it was important to try spending the night in the van. This was late Autumn and probably in the 40's outside (Fahrenheit). I woke up several times throughout the …

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Van Conversion: Building Simple, Custom Cabinets

A first-timers guide for building and installing cabinets in a Ram Promaster 2500 While I wouldn't consider myself an expert at cabinetry, I would say I'm adept at figuring out ways to do things. I had no prior experience with wood working, and I have managed to build and install some cabinets that withstood about …

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Van Conversion: Building our Sleeping and Dining Area

How we built a seating, dining, and sleeping area in our 2017 Ram Promaster 2500 There are several things to consider when planning for your seating area. How high will the bench be? How far back can we scooch and lean? Is there enough head room underneath that cabinet we want to install? How much …

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