Off-Grid Van Conversion

A self-built campervan inspired by the farm

→ List of Features

The van is a 2019 Ford Transit T250 148” Extended Length, 3.7 liter V6 (RWD). Here are all the conversion features.

Automotive / Exterior

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All terrain tires (BF Goodrich KO2) - LT255/70R16/E 120 tires-wheels
Aftermarket Black Rhino Armory rims tires-wheels
Rescue Boards (Overlanding Vehicle Systems) ladder-tire-rack
Aluminess ladder/tire rack combo ladder-tire-rack
Powder coated roof rack with yakima round bar cross bars roof-rack
Backup camera integrated into rear view mirror  

Distinguishing Features

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Cedar tongue and groove ceiling and partition wall walls-partition-wall
Full indoor shower based around a custom fabricated stainless steel shower pan shower
Reclaimed farmhouse wood floors: interspersed poplar and oak triple coated with a durable polyurethane gloss finish hardwood-floors
Custom soft close cabinets: shaker style cabinet doors and reclaimed oak drawers s kitchen-cabinet-and-drawers
Farmhouse kitchen sink: 24” x 16” kitchen-countertop
Matte Black Vigo Greenwich Pull Down Single Handle Kitchen Faucet  
Large Skylight skylight-and-fan
Aluminum bed frame to save weight 05-bed-frame
Passenger Side Recessed Cabinet built into the van side wall cavity to maximize living space recessed-cabinet-and-table
Large table for working folds down from the recessed cabinet recessed-cabinet-and-table
Japanese tatami floor mats for comfort 05-bed-frame
Traditional Japanese Futon (Mattress) - ~59” x ~78-3/4” x ~4-1/2” inches  


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Insulation - Havelock Wool and Reflectix behind wall panels insulation-framing
Webasto Airtop 2000 Gasoline heater with rheostat air-heating
MaxxAir 10 Speed MaxxFan with remote control and rain cover skylight-and-fan
Insulated partition wall with double dutch doors and overhead cab storage walls-partition-wall


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600W solar with Victron 100/50 Solar Charge Controller 06-electrical-systems
400AH LiFePO4 batteries batteries
60A alternator charger alternator-charger
2500W pure sine wave inverter/charger inverter-charger
Shore power hookup - Smart Plug 30A  
Chrome toggle switches and control panel for easy access to inverter, lights, and battery monitor  
Induction stove induction-cooktop
(3) x 120V outlets and (4)x 12V outlets  
12V/120V Marine Grade Fridge, 130L/4.6 cu ft fridge
Battery Monitor With Bluetooth and Low Voltage Protection battery-monitor-and-relay
Interior Lighting: 3 separate lighting options - overhead lights, skylight-embedded LEDs, kitchen LED backlighting  
Outdoor Flood Lighting: Baja Designs Sport S2 Flood  


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Shurflo 4008 12V water pump with vibration dampening hose water-pump
High quality pex push-to-connect fittings used - resistant to vibration, freezing and leaks  
20 gal. fresh water tank - undermount, with exterior gravity-fed fill port water-tanks-sensors
15 gal. gray water tank - undermount water-tanks-sensors
5 gal. hydronic hot water heater (Isotemp Spa 20L)) water-heater
3 stage water filter (APEC Water Systems WFS-1000 3 Stage Under-Sink Water Filter System)  
Full indoor & outdoor showers with teak wood bathmat  


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WeBoost Drive Reach RV cell booster and antenna cell-booster
Custom Made Rear Window Covers  
Nature’s Head Composting Toilet with fan toilet
Aftermarket AM Auto Sliding Window mounted on the driver/kitchen side driver-side-window
Fire extinguisher and CO alarm  


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Full overhead cab storage walls-partition-wall
Recessed cabinets 12” deep recessed-cabinet-and-table
23” deep x 25” wide under-bed storage 05-bed-frame

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