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The Van Conversion Bible

The ultimate guide to
converting a campervan
The multi-award winning bestseller ✨
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Ready to re-write the way you live?

climbingvan the van conversion bible authors charlie low dale comley

📖 331 page book to help you plan, design and build a campervan

🎨 Over 350 detailed illustrations, graphs and photographs

💰 Find out exactly how much it costs to convert a campervan

🧐 Features data and insights from the largest self-build campervan survey

📊 Includes example layout, gas, water and electrical system diagrams

🌳 1% of every sale goes to tree planting via 1% for the Planet

4.9 out of 1147 reviews
across all platforms 💪

Fantastic! Great quality book, one of the best self build books on the market. Really informative, and so much information, it absolutely deserves the title of van bible!! Love it! Worth every penny. I’ve got several van build guides, and this one is the best I’ve read! If your a self builder you have got to get this!

Marten, Netherlands ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Not that I’m looking, but I’m struggling to find anything negative to say about this book! It is truly the holy grail of van conversions and I love every single page of it. A credit to the amazing couple that made it.

Jade-Louise Thompson, UK ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Love love love! I am checking this book EVERY DAY of my van build. Thank you SO MUCH for putting all this information together.

Robyn F, UK ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

It is really beautifully illustrated and helpful for a van conversion! I like it so much, and also it’s long time ago that I read a book so fast!

Mareike W, Germany ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Build a campervan, travel the world

Want to wake up to a breathtaking new view every morning? Have you been dreaming about owning a vehicle to fuel your adventures? Building a campervan gives you total freedom to create your very own rolling home. Escape the daily grind, hit the open road and re-write the way you live.

The Van Conversion Bible is the ultimate guide to planning, designing and converting a campervan. It’s more than just the story of how we built our own van Ringo, it will help you build a van bespoke to your needs. It provides definitive answers to your questions (even the ones you haven’t thought of yet!) to ensure you save time and avoid expensive mistakes.

From detailed gas, water and electrical system diagrams to a step-by-step build guide, you’ll find everything you need to start your journey inside. Whatever your skills and budget, you can learn how to build your dream campervan. Your very own home on wheels awaits…

North American edition now available

⚡️ Electrical systems updated to include 120V, AWG, and to adhere to US standards

🚐 Vehicle advice based on vans and buses commonly available in North America

🛍️ Updated product recommendations, units and currencies

⛰️ Van life section provides specific US and Canadian advice

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It’s hard to find flaws with this excellent book. The writing style, quality and design are exemplary!

The Van Conversion Bible makes it simple!

Understand costs, read detailed case studies, and learn everything you need to start your build.
Create your perfect layout. Use gas, water and electrical system diagrams to create your own.
Understand what you need and when you need it, so you can focus on the build.
Follow the step-by-step build guide to transform your van into a home on wheels.
Van life
Make sure you're ready for your first adventure with our van life tips and ideas.

Packed full of tips & tricks, definitive answers and savings

The adventure starts now