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Dec 12, 2014
Northern Arizona
I had to share this van tour. This guy has got it FIGURED OUT. I want to attempt something similar. Anyone care to comment on the pros and cons of some of this equipment and setup?

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Feb 15, 2019
Think Ive seen this guy before, the interior finish is pretty dank. Wonder if you can throw some fiberglass batts in there

Some vans are prone to fluid leaks coming from the ground up, so I would maybe make sure your floor is accessible / moveable for cleaning, otherwise you could have mold, smell or chemical problems
Jul 20, 2018
Milwaukee Wisconsin
He could purchase one of those small portable toilets (available on Amazon) and slid it underneath the stove. That's what I would have in case I gotta go emergency poo poo! (No pun). I can see peeing in a bottle though.
For the party lights? I don't think so but that's just me.
Be nice to have I can afford a used van, it's just the money for putting something like that together + gas and insurance. My bicycle is my RV right now (no pun).
Thanks Coywolf for sharing the video!


Oct 29, 2015
Saw this today, guy seems like a bit of a jagaloon but did make a sweet rig. Lucky for him he started with a huge Mercedes the bastard



Mar 5, 2019
Winnemucca, NV
I'd recommend a Freightliner MT45, or any type of similar aluminum body Step Van with a Cummins 5.9/6.7 engine. Old Fedex/USPS delivery trucks. Good fuel mileage, easy to work on, lots of room, can find em at auctions for well under $5,000. Thats what 3 of my friends have done. My best friend as been living in one for 3 years. The automotive vans just don't seem like a enough space.
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