In this article on battery basics we help you decide which batteries are best for your van build, what size batteries you need, how to wire multiple batteries together and how to maintain them.
The van is packed up and ready to go, but where do you start? Too many options can make planning a long-term road trip challenging. Not having a specific end date or place to go can only add to the stress. Use these techniques to make road trip planning simple.
Campervan solar calculator to help you decide how many solar panels, batteries, and what size inverter to use for your camping solar system. DIY wiring diagrams for solar panel systems of all sizes.
Engel came out on top as the most energy efficient refrigerator because of its swing-compressor design that uses only one part. Its also simple and functional design, perfect for a road trip.
The Dometic portable refrigerator came out on top as the most technically advanced refrigerator for it's dual-zone temperature controls, digital displays and WiFi capabilities.
When we decided to move into a van for the first time, we weren’t really sure what to expect. Bugs, poor internet service, and mechanical issues were some of the biggest problems we faced. On the other hand, many things turned out to be easier than we had planned.
ARB came out on top as the toughest refrigerator for it's rugged casing, solid handle build and ability to operate at up to 30 degree angels.
There are many different ways to heat your campervan in winter. The most popular heating solutions are: electric heaters, wood stoves, diesel/gasoline heaters, and propane heaters. Properly heating your camper will lead to a more comfortable experience when traveling and allow you to visit colder places throughout the year.
Full time RV travelers chose these best air conditioner units for summer travel. Ranked by most efficient, best design and the highest BTU rating.
Advice for stealth camping in a city. Best places to park, what van to live in, how to build a stealth camper van conversion. Van living tips.