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    The essential guide to installing a woodburner in your campervan

    I have a new woodburner for the van. I went back to Dave at Glastonbury Burners and got a new "mini-cyclops" burner which is based on my old Gnome. In this video and article I am going to show you how I removed my old wood burner and installed the…

    How much did it cost to build my campervan?

    One of the most frequently asked questions I get is how much did it cost to build by camper van, and where did you source the parts from? Well in this blog post I'm going to break it all down for you and provide you with the links to where…

    Registering your converted van as a campervan

    So you have just completed your self build camper van, and it is still registered as a panel van with the DVLA (Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency). Now comes the time where you want to change the the V5 logbook form from "panel van" to "motor caravan". I have just…

    Vauxhall Movano Rustic Self-Build Campervan Tour

    I recently met up with Theo and Bee from The Indie Projects, who came down to Dartmoor to interview me about my self built Vauxhall Movano camper van. I have been subscribed to Theo and Bee's YouTube channel for a number of years, and have followed their European travels in…

    I fell in love with the Lake District after just 5 days touring in my van!

    Over the years it seems I have travelled more on the continent than I have in my home country of England. It was time to address this issue and head to somewhere I had never been before: The Lake District! So I departed on the long drive from Devon to…

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      Riding The Beast Unchained

      I recently took the decsion to enter my first ever mountain bike endurance "race". Well, its not really classed as a race, but they give you a number and a computer timing chip, so it kinda is a race! The event in question was called The Beast Unchained. It is…

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      The ultimate guide to fitting all terrain tyres to a campervan

      The Ultimate Guide to Fitting All Terrain Tyres on a Campervan

      Its been a long time coming, but I have finally managed to get enough cash together to fit BF Goodrich All Terrain tyres to my campervan. It's always been a plan of mine to do this to the Movano, but the tyres I have chosen are not cheap! Therefore I…

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      UK Vanlife in the Lake District

      5 days touring the Lake District in my van, and I’m in love!

      Over the years it seems I have travelled more on the continent than I have in my home country of England. It was time to address this issue and head to somewhere I had never been before: The Lake District! So I departed on the long drive from Devon to…

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      Installing a split charge kit in a VW T4 Transporter

      Having completed the camper interior of the van, it was time to hook up a second battery to provide power in the back of the van. To install a second battery, or leisure battery as it is commonly called, you need to wire it in with a split charge kit.…

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      Registering your converted van as a campervan

      Registering your converted van as a campervan

      So you have just completed your self build camper van, and it is still registered as a panel van with the DVLA (Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency). Now comes the time where you want to change the the V5 logbook form from "panel van" to "motor caravan". I have just…

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      Fitting off road tyres to a VW T4 Transporter

      Fitting all terrain tyres to a VW T4 Transporter

      As you may have spotted in some previous posts, I have changed the suspension, wheels and tyres on the van for something a little chunkier. I must admit it was a tough decision to make, as I really like the lowered look with 18 inch alloys, its part of the…

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      How to empty a Thetford cassette toilet

      In this video above, I cover one of the less pleasant aspects of vanlife, emptying the cassette toilet! In my Talbot Express camper van, I have a Thetford cassette toilet, that can hold around 20 litres in the waste tank. It has a separate tank for fresh water, and this…

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      I recently met up with Theo and Bee from The Indie Projects, who came down to Dartmoor to interview me about my self built Vauxhall Movano camper van. I have been subscribed to Theo and Bee's YouTube channel for a number of years, and have followed their European travels in…

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      Top UK Vanlife Instagram accounts you should be following

      UK Vanlife Instagram accounts you should be following!

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