The Multi Purpose Van

MR DJ's Project
Status: Project Planning

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Looking to convert this Sprinter into a dual use van and camper...use it during the week for work and then convert into a camper for the long weekends away exploring and so on...looking to do it myself as the quotes I got were just way out of my budget....

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  • Base Vehicle

    Had to do a few bits to the Van to get it on the road and running..... VRT New plates New Intercooler MAF Sensor Cleaner Fuel Filter Water Sensor 4 new tyres brake pads all around new o...

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  • Project Plan

    Just doing out some rough sketches of what i think ill need in terms of space etc.... Trying to figure out where to put, leisure battery, heater for overnight sleeping, going to make a pod unit ...

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  • Insulation

    Insulation and the type to use, what thickness, have an air gap ?,one layer or two ? and so on...I am looking at the foil back rolls they have online here in the shop just trying to figure out if I...

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  • Panels & Lining

    Looking into ply line kits for my model van...6mm for walls and roof with 9mm for floor...

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  • Miscellaneous

    Looking at options for rear door locks...Looking at some kind of flip down swivel type screen dvd player...seen one in a van looked like a cool idea...

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  • Kitchen

    My plan is to build a pod unit that can be wheeled into the van and connected to the leisure battery when needed...doing some research at the moment to get some ideas

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  • Bed System

    My plan is to have a seat / bed / bench in the front part of the van at the sliding door, under this will be the gas heater, leisure battery, tool box, jerry can for fuel and other bits and pieces,...

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  • Wiring & Electrics

    My Brief or wish list for the electricial end of things was as follows REVERSING CAMERA WITH VOICE DISTANCE BUILT IN AND MONITOR IN CAB ON DASH BOARD ABOVE RADIO 2 REVERSING LED LIGHTS FITT...

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