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Damps

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Show me your ride
« on: February 22, 2015, 12:03:59 AM »
I am currently renovating and converting a 1970's Citroen HY van so that I can travel Europe and enjoy some summers away.

I found this site whilst looking for conversion ideas and have become hooked, so much so that I started my own blog:

http://rustythechickenshed.weebly.com/

Both my blog and my van are a long way off finished but I'd love to see what vans people have and what they have done inside to make it home.

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Re: Show me your ride
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2015, 01:19:47 AM »
My ride is currently non-existent as I'm out of MOT. Been a busy week repairing the old girl and also making some upcycled furniture.

Here she is (Bella):

« Last Edit: March 08, 2015, 05:49:34 PM by Camper Van Travels »

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Re: Show me your ride
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2015, 01:07:56 PM »
I'm from the states. I have been wanting to do something like this. But finding the right van for what I want is the big deal. Right now I am talking to a guy with a 1996 Kenworth with a 26 feet box van. I know it is big but if all goes well it should be a place you can live out of. And the diesel it will run on old cooking oil and I can rebuild the motor with no problems. If I can get this van I will post picks and if not the search will go on. What I want is something like the tiny houses people are building here but as a self contained unit. If anyone is interested look up tumbleweedhouses.com. And being retired with money coming in each month would be a great way to live.

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Re: Show me your ride
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2015, 05:51:37 PM »
Hello DJFArmer

What about an old school bus? I know you can pick those up pretty cheap over there. Or how about an old U-Haul truck?

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Re: Show me your ride
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2015, 11:31:27 AM »
I'm going to agree with CVT on this for in the USA.  Bus conversions make good sense.

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Re: Show me your ride
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2015, 03:35:26 PM »




This be mine. Took me about 4 months to convert. Now has done about 8K across Europe.

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Re: Show me your ride
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2018, 08:05:25 AM »
Here are some pictures for you to get inspiration from: