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Should I build or buy a camper van?

You want a camper van but aren’t sure whether you should buy a completed van or build it yourself. Deciding this requires valuing trade-offs involving time, cost, and user experience. Most DIY builders are attracted … Read more

How much does a camper van cost?

5,000 – 225,000 That’s a big range but there are many factors to consider here and it all adds up. And some money. The van itself (Ford and Mercedes are the most popular choices) generally … Read more

Can I use a portable power station for van life?

Building a complete electrical system from individual components can be daunting. It takes time and expertise to choose and properly assemble a complex system including batteries, solar charge controller, DC-DC charger, inverter, AC distribution system, … Read more

How do you build a camper van?

If you have decided against purchasing a completed van (either new or used) and prefer to build it yourself you shouldn’t try to reinvent the wheel. There are many resources (like this website and others) … Read more