Deckfill As Water Inlet

The recent failure of the fresh water fill dish led me to try out a Marine deckfill. Similar to a fill dish, the deckfill comes with a rubber seal, which should prevent water from exiting the fresh water tank. While very similar, it comes with its own peculiarities; where the filldish uses a 1.25 inch… Continue reading Deckfill As Water Inlet

How To Design Your Conversion Van Layout

Buying a new cargo van brings with it a complete new design of the interior of the van. During the last few months, I have been working on some ideas that make it stand out from the standard van conversions. One such idea is incorporating a Murphy bed, that creates more living space during the… Continue reading How To Design Your Conversion Van Layout

First Look: 2015 MB Sprinter Review

This is the third cargo van review in a series that focus on the 2015 MB Sprinter, Ram ProMaster, Ford Transit, Chevy Express and Nissan NV. It is part of the buying process of a new van, that will be converted into a nicely finished, one-person RV. Ford Transit Review Ram ProMaster Review Nissan NV… Continue reading First Look: 2015 MB Sprinter Review

How To Transform A Bed Into A Work Desk & More

Going from bed to family room with TV and picture and finally to work desk, may be the ultimate task, that I set for myself, yet it may be the perfect solution for comfortable living in a small space, such as a converted cargo van. In finding the best layout for the new cargo van… Continue reading How To Transform A Bed Into A Work Desk & More

110V Power Inlet

  The van is internally a 12V system fed by solar panels, with some 110V outlets powered by an inverter. Only the battery charger needs access to an exterior power source. For this, a 15A power inlet is installed next to the rear door, on the passenger side of the van.   ParkPower 150BBIWRV 15… Continue reading 110V Power Inlet