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  • Photo of The Ultimate Guide to Fitting All Terrain Tyres on 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…

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  • Photo of An essential guide to installing a woodburner in your campervan

    An 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…

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  • Photo of How to install a hammock in a campervan

    How to install a hammock in a campervan

    Ive been wanting to install a hammock in the van for some time, but never got around to doing it. But now I have, and here is how I did it! Firstly, you are going to want to install the eye bolts into the main…

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    Fridge Installation: Dometic Coolfreeze CDF-18

    It was time to bite the bullet, the fifty quid coolbox from Halfords was not longer going to cut it anymore, it was just too power hungry on the leisure battery – and it wasn’t chilling my cider enough! So I summoned up the courage…

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  • Photo of 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…

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  • Photo of Changing the mass air flow meter on a Vauxhall Movano

    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 the Movano was off the road until I could diagnose and fix the problem. My…

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  • Photo of How to wire in a volt meter, usb and lighter socket in a camper van

    How to wire in a volt meter, usb and lighter socket in a camper van

    One of the most common questions I have been asked via social media and email has been how did I wire up my USB/volt meter/cigarette lighter panel in the van. As the demand seemed to be out there for wiring instructions, I thought it was…

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  • Photo of LED Christmas Lights Installation into a campervan

    LED Christmas Lights Installation into a campervan

    Just in time for Christmas, I installed some multi-coloured battery powered LED Xmas lights into the van to add a bit of festive colour. It was only meant to be a short term install over Christmas and the new year, but I have now grown…

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