self-build

  • Mountain Biking
    Peugeot Boxer MTB Van Build

    Peugeot Boxer MTB Van Build

    It’s been a long time coming, but i’m finally going to show you around my Peugeot Boxer MTB van build. So lets crack on and explain how I built the van, and why I have chosen certain features. MTB Van Build Brief I wanted to do something a little different…

  • Renault Master CampervanRenault Master Build Intro

    Renault Master LWB – I’ve got a new van build!

    I want to you introduce you to my new self build project. A 2015 Renault Master that I will be converting into a rustic campervan over the course of the next few months! It took a long time to decide to actually sell my old Vauxhall Movano campervan. It had…

  • How To
    BF Goodrich All Terrain Tyres on a van

    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…

  • How Toinstalling 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 wood burner and installed the…

  • How ToHow 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 body structure of the van.…

  • Vauxhall Movano CampervanVauxhall Movano Self Built Camper Van Build Costs

    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…

  • Vauxhall Movano CampervanCampervan Kitchen shelf and storage installation

    Rustic kitchen shelf and storage installation

    The wall behind the sink and hob has been blank since I built the van. I had always meant to do something with this area, but never got round to doing it. So after a trip to France, and seeing how well a shelf and kitchen storage was working in…

  • VanlifeIts been a tough yeahr but im back - a Vanlife TV update

    Its been a tough year, but I’m back!

    So here is a brand new video update explaining the lack of new videos on my Vanlife TV YouTube channel this year. If you follow me on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, then you’ll already know the reason I haven’t been making videos. For those of you which aren’t on social…

  • How ToHow to install a Dometic Coolfreeze Fridge into a campervan

    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 and parted with 400 quid…

  • How To
    How to change 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 first instinct was to check…

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