2nd April 2017

    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…
    7th June 2015

    VW T4 Transporter tie rod end replacement

    I recently had to change a tie rod end on the steering rack of the van. I also took the opportunity to change the steering rack gaiter as well as…
    13th May 2015

    Installing LED down lights in a VW T4 van

    I have been meaning to get some 12 volt LED down lights for the back of the van for some time now, but have never got round to it. But…
    4th November 2016

    Vauxhall Movano Tailored Van Mat Review

    I was recently approached by a company asking if they could send me a van mat/carpet for me to review on the website. After conversing with them for a few…
    22nd March 2015

    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…
    8th March 2015

    Building your own kitchen/camper pod for a VW T4 van

    Kitchen or camper "pods" are becoming a very popular addition to any kind of van, especially VW T4 and T5 vans. They usually comprise of a sink and gas hob,…
    13th April 2015

    Photos: VW T4 Forum Meet, Haldon Forest, Devon

    Another month, another VW T4 Forum meet, and this time it was at Haldon Forest Park near Exeter. And what a great choice of venue it was. If you don't…
    6th December 2015

    Vanlife: How I work from my van

    A few weeks ago I finally decided to replace my ageing laptop for something new. Running the laptop in the van for work meant using the inverter to keep it…
    7th January 2016

    Freshening up the campervan!

    With all the damp, rainy days we have been having over the past few weeks, it was welcome relief to have a couple of bright sunny days to give the…
    20th December 2015

    Vanlife: Driving the Devon Lanes

    Recently I put up a video on the Vanlife Blog YouTube channel explaining how I am finding it stressful at times to drive the campervan in some of the countryside…
    7th October 2016

    Vauxhall Movano self build campervan introduction

    So after what seems an eternity searching for a van, I finally I have my hands on my new self build camper project: a 2008 Vauxhall Movano medium wheelbase hi-top.…
    16th April 2017

    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…
    6 months ago

    Vanlife TV Update: What have I been doing?

    Its been a while since I have posted a new video, or even written a blog post, and there's a few reasons for that. Firstly, I have been busy just…
    24th April 2015

    Removing the brake vacuum pump on a VW T4 Transporter

    For some time now the van engine has been making a "clicking" noise, and as the revs rose, so did the speed of the clicking. To me it sounded like…
    9th April 2017

    Changing the mass air flow meter on a Vauxhall Movano

    So it had to happen at some point, the first real problem with van occurred recently, one which resulted in reduced power, shuddering and black smoke from the exhaust. Basically…
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