Van Conversion

As you can see is my car pretty modded. What was good for crossing afrika looks a bit overdone in any other parts of the world. Here we try to show you which offroad modifications are helpful and where.

More important is the living comfort in your vehicle, a comfortable bed, watertank, cooking, electricity and solarpower. We will help you to see what camping gear we travellers are happy with and what was an complete disaster.

Also we will try to help you for choosing the right vehicle for your trip at the first place.

There are mostly severall ways to solve something. We just write about gear someone of us was able to use successfully on one of our journeys. We all did extended trips over severall countrys and are able do discuss advantages and disadvantages of our camping setups.

Important decisions before you start planning
https://vanlife.4x4tripping.com/2021/06/important-decisions-for-extended-travels.html

Vehicle buying Guide:

Diesel vs Gasoline

Vehicle modding:Sleeping inside 4x4 buildup camping car
Travel as light as possible, to avaid repairs during your trip. Modify your verhicle carefully to avoid less capatility at difficult terrain!
https://vanlife.4x4tripping.com/2021/03/vehicle-prepping-overweight-mods.html

Mods I wouldnt do again:

An self-sufficent offrid solar solution for vanlife / overlanding:

Alternative for an RTT or sleeping inside

Different Water storage solutions like water bladders or stainless steel tanks:


How you can get a hot shower (indoor/outdoor), from 12v, Gas, Diesel or 110v/220v electric based water heating boiler /geyser.
Many vehicles arent able to carry leally a RTT for offroad purpose!
https://vanlife.4x4tripping.com/2021/03/roof-load-weight-and-roof-top-tent.html

Offroad Gear:
How you can save 180kg just with offroad gear:

Market Overview for RV Vehicles with Popup-Roof with a VW Transporter

And here is the reason, why we travellers should avoid rear double tyres - you will find many blogs of travellers - who had to fight that Issue often...






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