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This is a man who lives off-grid in a Nissan NV 2500 van.

From the outside, you’ll notice a stealth white van with ladders affixed to the roof. At a first glance, it looks like an ordinary work van.

When you go inside, you’ll find a twin bed, small kitchenette, storage — and even headroom so you can stand up inside!

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Man Living Off-the-Grid in a Nissan NV 2500 Van

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This couple decided to turn their current minivan into a DIY micro motorhome and they nicknamed it Red Delicious.

On the outside, it looks like a standard burgundy van, but when you take a look inside, you’ll find it’s much more than just a minivan.

Inside, the back seats have been removed to make way for a bed-for-two, and a simple milk crate storage system in the back of the van. Need an awning? They created one from a tarp and poles. A table, set of chairs, and gas burners tuck into the van during transport and can be pulled out for sitting and eating when they get to a campsite. They even have blinds to cover the windows for privacy and blocking out light.

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Couple Convert their Minivan into a DIY Micro Motorhome

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When you hear of downsizing, you likely picture people leave large houses for smaller ones. But this couple went all-out and downsized from a motorhome to a Ford van.

The video below shows the motorhome that they spent a Canadian winter living in that used solar panels and batteries for power and had no running water. They used the rock climbing gym shower and washed dishes with a small water tank inside the house. It was a standard motorhome with a dinette, kitchen, and sleeping area.

They converted their new van into a home by stripping it of its seats and building a bed with storage underneath and a small table for a little cook top. Doing so allowed them to spend a summer travelling and spending nothing on heat. Watch the whole video and see how they’re doing it!

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Couple Downsize from Living in a Motorhome to Van Dwelling

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This is a DIY box truck turned motorhome.

Outside, you’ll notice a standard white box truck, but this one has a door and windows to let in natural light. The home includes plumbing and electrical just like a standard R.V.

When you go inside, you’ll find the builder inserted “below the floor” storage to keep all your needs underneath the bed. There is also a fridge/freezer. When finished, you can sleep in the twin bed and store clothing in a nearby dresser while travelling around the country in this DIY motorhome! There’s even a shower created from a typical clear shower curtain.

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Cheap DIY Box Truck to Motorhome Conversion

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Have you ever considered living, working, and travelling in a van?

Then this couple’s van life documentary is a must-watch because they share the sometimes tough truth about what it’s really like fitting your whole life into a camper van.

From the outside, the van looks like what you’d expect: dark blue, a compartment on top for your bed, and a bike rack in the rear. On the inside, this isn’t a quaint tiny home spruced up for professional pictures. You’ll see a dinette and kitchen area stuffed with food, games and other necessaries. Laptops clutter the table, clothes are strewn in every crevice, and as this couple will tell you, life on the road isn’t always easy. At one point the couple can’t sleep because of a loud storm, and at another point, the 6-foot 6-inch man is trying to get comfortable on the dinette. During a board game, the van is tilted, messing with the dice roll. Yet all of this, they say, is making them better people because of how it’s pushing their limits and forcing them to cope even though travelling in and sharing such a small space can be challenging.

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Couple’s Van Life Documentary: Living and Traveling in a Van

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Talk about a portable tiny house. This is a fantastic “Stealth Sprinter” turned motorhome.

From the outside, you’d never know this typical-looking van includes a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and living room! When on the road, you’d mistake it for any old business transporting supplies.

When you go inside, you’ll find an entire home with clean white walls and pretty red cushions. There’s a full/queen bed that doubles as couch with a pull-out table, a diesel cooktop, and even a hideaway toilet. The entire van runs on solar, so you never have to plug it in or rely on others during your travel. You can walk around on the vinyl flooring and store necessities underneath the couch benches. Best part? It was all done DIY, so you can do it too!

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Van Turned into Beautiful Stealth Sprinter Motorhome

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This is Carlos’ fantastic tiny home in a van. He has lived in the house by choice for the past three years, enjoying living with less and making an income while travelling through Chile, his country. He converted the van into his living space all by himself.

Outside, you’ll notice a fairly standard Ford Econoline E-350, 1981 van – that’s what makes the inside so incredible!

When you go inside, you’ll find his home office, which he works from while travelling his country. The van’s interior includes laminate wood cabinets with blue fabric accents. Carlos said he wanted the van to be a hybrid between a mobile office and a campervan, so he could start “living with less to enjoy more.” The dinette transforms into a bed, and he has a sink kitchen area across from his desk.

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Man’s DIY Mobile Office and Campervan

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Images © Carlos Pereyra Dekovic

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