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How to Build a Camper Van, DIY Van Conversion Questions Answered





What’s in Today’s Episode:


Dylan and Chris dig into what it’s like to build out your own van. Dylan built his tiny home on wheels in six weeks with a total cost of $15k. Since then, he has been exploring North America in his awesome DIY camper van. His rig goes to show that you don't need a ton of time or money to make your dreams of living tiny a reality. Chris and Dylan discuss costs, skills they’ve learned during their DIY builds, and everything from propane to electrical. For anyone interested in building out their own camper van or skoolie, this is a must listen!



“My original van build was really simple, no real modern amenities to it, but I lived in it for about 6 months and realized that I wanted to live in a van and live this lifestyle for the next couple of years or the foreseeable future”



What Chris and Dylan Chat About:


  • Cost for his DIY van build

  • Learning how to build his van

  • Benefits to building your own van

  • Installing a propane system

  • Heating a van with a Webasto system

  • Setting up electrical

  • Investing in materials

  • Benefits of building your own van Chris and Dylan discuss costs, skills they’ve learned during their DIY builds, and everything from propane to electrical. For anyone interested in building out their own camper van or skoolie, this is a must-listen!

“The little things where you don’t have to keep doing it and doing it throughout the week make life way easier and make it kinda like you’re not living in a van, but an apartment on wheels.”



His Insta : www.instagram.com/dylventures

His company: www.vagajobs.com

His van tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25UEbg1RpnU


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