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Matt

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HOW DO I GET STARTED?!?!
« on: March 10, 2016, 04:58:57 PM »
Hi, so I'm new to the world of converting vans and I'd just like to know how you'd go about fitting things to your van such as beds or cupboards. I may sound like a silly question to you pro's but it seems out the question to drill holes through your van. If someone could help me it would be much appreciated! Thanks

Ross

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Re: HOW DO I GET STARTED?!?!
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2016, 11:06:59 PM »
Hi Matt, great question. You can bolt beds and cupboards to the floor of your van using rivet nuts or plus nuts (you drill a hole and attach them like rivets, but they also have a threaded hole for a bolt to go through). Be sure to spray the hole with some primer (inside and from underneath if you can) before setting your rivet nuts in place to keep down the corrosion. You can also attach things to the wall by screwing into the steel ribs of your van with sheetmetal screws (just make sure they don't go all the way through the outer sheetmetal)

Hope that answers your question!

Matt

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Re: HOW DO I GET STARTED?!?!
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2016, 10:06:17 AM »
Great, thanks Ross that's a lot of help!  :D