Van rebuild nearly complete

After spending the winter redoing my van conversion, today I finally cut the last piece of wood. All I wanted to do was lower the shelf in the back to make more space on top, but while I was at it (and given I had to cut the last interior out!), here's what I did:

  • removed the top half of the bulkhead behind the cab seats (actually I paid someone to do this)
  • installed two windows, one in the side door and one opposite (money changed hands for this too)
  • redid the ply-lining so it actually reached the roof
  • rewired all the conversion electrics so they were hidden behind the panels
  • built boxes to cover the wheel arches
  • carpeted the ply-lining and the floor - and every other darn piece of wood for that matter!
  • installed trim pieces on the rear door opening and the side door step
  • added new lights in the back and changed the existing interior roof lights for brighter LED-based ones
  • new stereo head unit, replaced the cab speakers, put two new ones in the tailgate.
  • added an amp and sub-woofer in the back, including trimming the size of the sub box so it would fit where I wanted it
  • rebuilt the shelving and storage to fit two boards underneath instead of three. It also now comes apart so I can revert to a normal van in the back in about 10 mins

I think that's about it - see the photos here. Can you tell the difference? Looking forward to using it now, after all the wind has been somewhat lacking during April.

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