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Old 09-18-2012, 12:54 PM   #43
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Cargo Van Conversion | 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.

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The last time I worked on the bed, the pull-out, sliding shelf was installed. Now Iíll continue with a door for the toilet compartment. In deliberating the hinge options, I came across a simple wooden hinge design, that looked appropriate for this application.

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Recently a fan was installed to cool the solar components, like controller, battery charger, etc. As it is not necessary to run the fan continuously, a switch can regulate its use.

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Cargo Van Conversion | Bed, Wall & Window



Before continuing with the other side of the van interior, itís time to put the wall and window above the bed, back together again.
Two issues remain: the battery cables and the solar controller cable need to be installed. The other is the decision I have to make, whether to go ahead with batting as insulation or choose a foam product.

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Between the window and the side doors is a narrow strip of wall available to house a small console. It is the future location of the battery monitor and a reading light.

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Yea it look awsome, it's a good conversion - realy impresive. I wonder is it posible to do that with an minibus. I am thinking of buying one and the turing it to some hind of camper hybrid - comfortable on the road and outside of it. I found some minibus for sale on Mascus.com, and can You give me some advice- which minibus is the most suitable for conversion
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Yea it look awsome, it's a good conversion - realy impresive. I wonder is it posible to do that with an minibus. I am thinking of buying one and the turing it to some hind of camper hybrid - comfortable on the road and outside of it. I found some minibus for sale on Mascus.com, and can You give me some advice- which minibus is the most suitable for conversion
Just go for it. Any type is suitable, but generally the bigger the vehicle, the more comfort. Too many tastes and too many uses for sensible advice.

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Magazine Rack (1)
Utilizing every available space is a priority; the area to the right of the rear side window is large enough to accommodate a magazine rack and is conveniently close to the bed. This will allow for some late night reading.

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Magazine Rack (2)

Before continuing with the assembly, the three front pieces that are made out of Tiger Maple, need some ‘popping’, that is, enhancing the visibility of the curl in the wood.

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Magazine Rack (3)

All the parts are now ready for assembly.

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