19th March 2017

    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.…
    10th April 2015

    Using 2 stroke oil in your diesel VW Transporter

    I have noticed some debate online about adding 2 stroke oil to diesel fuel. By adding a small amount of 2 stoke in around a 300:1 ratio, users are reporting…
    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…
    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,…
    17th April 2015

    Stickerbomb your T4 Transporter!

    Ok, first up, I cheated! Yes I know I should have collected the stickers and added them over the course of time, but instead I bought a pre-printed vinyl sheet…
    13th December 2015

    Vanlife: How to change over the gas bottles

    So the time was going to come when I run out of gas. And that time was when I was trying to make a cup of tea whilst the wind…
    4th February 2015

    Installing a plywood floor in a VW T4 Transporter van

    When I purchased the VW T4, all the carpeting and insulation was already complete, but the floor was just the standard plastic/rubber matting - so I basically had a blank…
    29th April 2015

    Installing a USB charging port into a VW T4 Transporter

    I have just installed a dual USB charging point into the back of my T4 Transporter. These ports are becoming very popular as most electronic devices are charged via USB…
    8th October 2016

    Wall Insulation: Vauxhall Movano Self Build Camper Van

    Getting the Vauxhall Movano van to a usable camper as soon as possible was always one of my priorities. This means the insulation and bed has to go in first…
    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…
    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…
    22nd February 2015

    Building a camper interior in a VW T4 Transporter

    With the floor laid in the back of the van, my attention over the past few weeks has turned to building the inside of the van into a comfortable camper.…
    5th April 2015

    VW T4 Transporter Camper Van – Interior Tour

    So here it is, my first video on my YouTube channel! In the video I give you a little guided tour to everything I have done to the inside of…
    10th May 2015

    Installing a cab curtain into a VW T4 Transporter

    I decided to order a cab curtain from Van-X online, as I needed a way to stop prying eyes into the back of the van when parked up at night.…
    5th October 2016

    VW Transporter T4 & T5 vans at Dubs at the beach 2015

    Here is a walk past a huge amount of VW T4 & T5 Transporter vans that lined the sea front at the 2015 Dubs at the beach VW show in…
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