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Step 1: Cleaning & Painting

Step 1: Cleaning & Painting

20 August 2017 No Comment
Step 1: Cleaning & Painting The first step, and not least, is to prepare your vehicle for future work, which means, first and foremost, to carry out a good big cleaning. We worked with what was at hand, our only weapons: sponges, dish soap and elbow grease. We bought a product exclusively designed to clean […]
Step 2: The floor & the lino

Step 2: The floor & the lino

17 August 2017 7 Comments
Step 2: The floor & the lino Our second step naturally imposed itself, to any good construction it is necessary a good foundation. Our starting base consisted of a laminated carpet glued to the vehicle sheet metal, as well as to the side panels. We decided to remove it completely but we kept it in […]
Step 3: The bed & its supports

Step 3: The bed & its supports

14 August 2017 2 Comments
Step 3 : The bed & its supports The third stage of our construction was on the creation of the bed. After much reflection, and despite the small size of our van, we wanted a kitchen inside. Our bed had to adapt to this specificity, in order to be used, also, as sofa when we […]
Step 4 : Kitchen & storages

Step 4 : Kitchen & storages

11 August 2017 No Comment
Step 4 : Kitchen & storages As mentioned earlier, despite the small size of our van, we opted for an interior kitchen. In a country like New Zealand where the weather is often rainy, it seemed to be the only viable option. In addition, we have two side doors that we chose not to condemn, which […]
Step 5 : Electricity & Dressing

Step 5 : Electricity & Dressing

8 August 2017 5 Comments
Step 5 : Electricity & Dressing To finalize our small van, we had to proceed to additional storages installation, especially for all that concerns the clothes part. Therefore, in addition to our two storage bins, placed under the bed, we created new supports. As we could not install proper shelves, we opted for elastic nets that […]
“Self-contained” certification in New-Zealand

“Self-contained” certification in New-Zealand

6 July 2017 31 Comments
Traveling in New Zealand, that’s good, but doing it on a road trip with your own van, it’s even better. This country welcomes hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, and offers a lot of free parking everywhere for “self-contained” vehicles. It is a good way to travel at low prices, and enjoy some really […]