This is the story of how a 1989 Ford camper van has been modified and modernized into an off-grid solar motor camper. Or as Sharrieff Fareed of the DualEx/YouTube Channel calls it, an off-grid solar tiny house in a van.
So he acquired the van and used his DIY skills to carefully convert it into a modern tiny home (in a van) for a total of only $3,500 (including the cost of buying the van) and then turned around and sold it for $12,000 (after several months). You can always see what he’s up to next on his YouTube, Instagram, and website where he offers his Campervan Conversion Guide eBook.
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Modernized 1989 Ford Camper Van Tiny House Built For $3,500
Like many rehabs, it started out, well, not-so-great. Not bad, but not great. So DualEx started the project by ripping everything out of the van so that he can have a fresh slate to work with.
Pretty awesome, right? He turned what would be an ever-aging camper van, and modernized it with new technology as well as a complete interior rehab!
VIDEO: How It Was Built For Only $3,500
VIDEO: Urban Stealth Camping With The Finished Van
- He bought a used 1989 camper van
- He spent a total of $3,500 to buy the van and materials to convert it
- He used his own labor to convert the van and flip it for $12,000, making an $8,500 profit for all of his time and expertise
- The van has high tech features like wireless phone charging built into the furniture, security camera system, and more…
- Video #1 | Video #2 | via DualEx/YouTube
- DualEx’s van conversion guide ebook
- His woodworking business
Our big thanks to DualEx for sharing!🙏
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