Van Mods This time I make some repairs to the sliding door of my Ford Transit, I finish the ceiling installation and find a storage solution for my water filter. CEILING Still had to finish part of the ceiling edge of the van, which holds up the ceiling at the edges. The rounded corners were… Continue reading Van Mods
Safety & Rescue Gadgets
After working some more on the kitchen countertop, I sit down and show some of the safety and rescue items that should be part of any Vanlife experience. Especially, when you head out to boondock or while off-road driving. Kitchen Countertop The movable part of the countertop, that hides the induction cooktop, returns to the… Continue reading Safety & Rescue Gadgets
Ford Transit Fuel Door Repair
The plastic hinges of the fuel door in a Ford Transit are prone to fail. Especially leaving the van when parked next to another vehicle, will force you more backwards, thus hooking the fuel door’s lip with your trouser’s pocket.
Deckfill Testing & Murphy Bed Magnets
Replacing the leaking fill dish of the fresh water tank in the RV with a marine type deckfill and testing if it works. In addition, I worked on my small oil painting as a simple interior decorating idea for the RV and I placed multiple N52 Neodymium magnets into the legs of the Murphy bed,… Continue reading Deckfill Testing & Murphy Bed Magnets
Picture Frame & Canvas
Watch all my videos on YouTube! In an effort to finish the driver’s side of the interior, I prepared a molding for the bottom of the Murphy bed and started to replace the fill dish and hoses at the fresh water tank. The wardrobe side wall also got a Formica finish. In addition, I started… Continue reading Picture Frame & Canvas
Speed sensor repair
Just in time for the holidays my odometer stopped working. Quick research pointed in the direction of the speed sensor and the van’s maintenance codes confirmed that. A visit to the auto shop resulted in a new replacement part. 5 Minutes under the van at the transmission completed the job. I have to remind myself… Continue reading Speed sensor repair
The rear ladder is more decoration than useful attribute, but over the years screws have gone missing and rust has appeared. As it is a small job, I could do it when I had an hour to spare. First removed the ladder by removing the old screws. The rust cleaned up quite nicely and in… Continue reading Ladder repair
Rust and holes.
Now it is time to do some restoration work to the floor. A few areas had a some surface rust. A little sanding and some fresh paint took care of that. Now I had to fill the dozen or so holes in the floor, that were left after the removal of the bench, chairs and… Continue reading Rust and holes.