So. Cal. Grand Caravan adventure van

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Bpjr07

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Hi new to the forum.

Bought a retired converted grand caravan from a rental company, a year ago...

I put in over 10,000 miles. Have been able to go camping every 3-4 weeks, have done 3 week long cross country trips.

Not bad for a 210,000 mile van lol

Here are some pictures of how i purchased it. In the last year i have fixed and added on a few things (especially color change lol)

Plan is to do 50% campsites and 50% primitive blm camping.


Will show a thread for fixed solar panel on top of my RTT, 100ah battery storage, lift kit A/T tires, vinyl wrap the whole van, led headlights, usb/ cigarette charging in the roof top tent, powered faucet ect.

Also a budget build, Ishould be 9-10k once the rig is complete.
 
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Hi new to the forum.

Bought a retired converted grand caravan from a rental company, a year ago...

I put in over 10,000 miles. Have been able to go camping every 3-4 weeks, have done 3 week long cross country trips.

Not bad for a 210,000 mile van lol

Here are some pictures of how i purchased it. In the last year i have fixed and added on a few things (especially color change lol)

Plan is to do 50% campsites and 50% primitive blm camping.


Will show a thread for fixed solar panel on top of my RTT, 100ah battery storage, lift kit A/T tires, vinyl wrap the whole van, led headlights, usb/ cigarette charging in the roof top tent, powered faucet ect.

Also a budget build, Ishould be 9-10k once the rig is complete.
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Curious about your set-up like your drawers and bed and rear facing seat, and... lol
 

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Curious about your set-up like your drawers and bed and rear facing seat, and... lol
The rear facing bench seat is storage under and pulls out to connect to the back oem bench seat to create a bed. Thr roof top ten is autohome maggiolina built to sleep 2 and a child nicely. (Works great for me,my wife and 2 20lbs dogs lol)
The rear is a kitchen, sink and faucet 5 gal fresh 6 gal grey. 40 liter drawer refrigerator

Its basically a tear drop trailer with a engine haha,imagejpeg_0(8).jpg
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Curious about your set-up like your drawers and bed and rear facing seat, and... lol
The rear facing bench seat is storage under and pulls out to connect to the back oem bench seat to create a bed. Thr roof top ten is autohome maggiolina built to sleep 2 and a child nicely. (Works great for me,my wife and 2 20lbs dogs lol)
The rear is a kitchen, sink and faucet 5 gal fresh 6 gal grey. 40 liter drawer refrigerator

Its basically a tear drop trailer with a engine haha,View attachment 214122
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Where did you get the kitchen shelving and the rear seat? Are they the same manufacturer?
 

Bpjr07

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Thry are all built in house by the rental van company. Specifically for the grand caravan. Never seen it on sale anywhere else. Check out jucy campervans they went out of buisness in usa.
 
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Hello Ramiro, welcome to the OB family.
 
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Thry are all built in house by the rental van company. Specifically for the grand caravan. Never seen it on sale anywhere else. Check out jucy campervans they went out of buisness in usa.
I looked them up. Those are nice little set-ups. Good find.
 
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Hi new to the forum.

Bought a retired converted grand caravan from a rental company, a year ago...

I put in over 10,000 miles. Have been able to go camping every 3-4 weeks, have done 3 week long cross country trips.

Not bad for a 210,000 mile van lol

Here are some pictures of how i purchased it. In the last year i have fixed and added on a few things (especially color change lol)

Plan is to do 50% campsites and 50% primitive blm camping.


Will show a thread for fixed solar panel on top of my RTT, 100ah battery storage, lift kit A/T tires, vinyl wrap the whole van, led headlights, usb/ cigarette charging in the roof top tent, powered faucet ect.

Also a budget build, Ishould be 9-10k once the rig is complete.
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