Still working to finish the kitchen area by constructing a ceiling cabinet on the side wall behind the wardrobe. It will function as a storage area for plates, bowls, mugs and other items, that I use on a daily basis during food preparation. Kitchen Cabinet One limitation I have, is that the finish material Formica… Continue reading Kitchen Cabinet & OBD2 Scanner
Besides the traction boards and the come-a-long, I still have an issue with deflating and inflating of the tires, in case I get stuck in mud or sand or when I drive over long stretches of washboard road. Not long ago I decided to bring along my old, but oh-so good working 110V Campbell compressor… Continue reading Onboard Compressor
Just got this Bluetti EB55 in the mail. The company send this to me without any strings attached, just for some exposure. Ordinarily, I just don’t do these things, unless it really fits within the character of this channel. It arrived at the right time, as I have been looking for one of these for… Continue reading Bluetti EB55
This is one of a series of articles, describing my journey of assembling and installing Lithium battery cells, as part of my van conversion. I will likely make mistakes and may not even reach my goal of a cheap, yet large Lithium battery bank.This is the continuation of Part Two of my journey. Top Balancing… Continue reading DIY Lithium Battery – 2b
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
Hiding The Front-Facing Camera Watch all my videos on YouTube! Integration of a mobile DVR in a conversion van or RV can be quite complicated, with many parts that have to work together. From DVR, display, cameras, wires and a multitude of connectors, sometimes it is overwhelming. Today I started with the front camera, a… Continue reading Mobile DVR Installation
Removal of the front bumper is the biggest drawback while installing this parking aide. The previously installed backup parking sensor, had a quickly removable rear bumper; the front bumper involves dozens of screws, bolts, clips and clasps. The firewall is another unexpected hassle, together with the power source and switch location. The backup parking is… Continue reading Front Parking Sensor
Just finished the front bumper parking sensor. Having it in front, requires an in-line switch. The full project will be published on the Project Page soon, in the meantime you can have a look at how I installed the similar rear sensor.