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Part 1 of building shower and toilet cabin in my diy van conversion.

Toilet - Thetford C-200 CW (
Shower Tray for Thetford C-200 (

I was very upset with metal walls in my van - they looks terrible. Scratches and random holes all around. But then i found out you can cover this panels with some glue end eco-leather material for cheap and easy!

This is NOT the instruction how to do this job good. It's only my way to do it for super cheap and fast. Use this knowledge carefully for your projects. For sure this work could be done better.

Is that a good idea? Lets find out

This short video shows installation 12V led lights with automatic on-off push switch in top cabinets (cupboards) for my sprinter van conversion.

Items links bellow...

50cm led lights:
5pcs for 10$ -
1pcs for 3$ -

Push switch - 10pcs for 3$

This video shows full diy guide for building top cabinets (cupboards) from a scratch with simple power tools, wood and cheap furniture.

Suits any van conversion or small house project.

Links to items: - Hydraulic Hinge - Push Button Drawer Lock - 6pcs 12-32mm Wood Flat Drill Set (or buy it local)
Ikea front panel i use -

Full manual to cheap DIY installation of auto-isolating dual battery system in my sprinter van conversion setup.

Scheme explanation -
Items used in this installation:
- 200A relay
- Automatic relay
- 200A fuse/breaker

This video opens 3rd season of my build, shows my progress and reveals plans & ideas for future conversion

Many things to do!

This video review shows in action Power Bank that able to start your car engine (Jump Starter function). There we actualy start some cars!

Links to the device on Amazon and Aliexpress:

- - looks exactly like mine and cost 45$ (Aliexpress) or 50$ (Amazon)

- - looks like best product with many orders and positive reviews. Has a best carrying bag btw. Looks like updated version of my power bank - 85$ (Aliexress)

- - some kind of middle option with many orders and reviews. Also has nice hard case - 50$ (Aliexpress)

- - Upgraded version of my powerbank with 2usb ports and better carrying case - 60$ (Amazon)

- - New version with better capacity - 73$ (Amazon)

- - some kind of brand product - another looks but same purpose power bank - 90$ (Amazon)

Hey! This episode is special for me, cause i reach 1000+ subs on this channel and also got a new video recording equipment (which is obviously new camera).

There also will be link to Olympus omd e-m5 mark II camera + 12-40 f2.8 zuiko pro lens unboxing and small review when it will be ready.

It's cool to know how much power you use from your battery system, and i found the way how to do it.

Cheap, cool thing with easy installation that makes me happy. What could i wish for more!

Replace led ceiling lights in my van

New lights have much more power, separate switch buttons and looks much better!

It was quite long and tricky job to do, but with my friends we did it! Two fans now installed in the roof of my van

They are pricie, but extremely good quality and functional

My tank is black and not transparent, and i want to know how much water left in it. For this purpose i male water level sensors with led indication for just $17

It cheap and great working. Happy with the result!

My bed was to high so i decide to build a second floor there

It also helps to future table and makes some storage between the floors!

How to make a cheap very handy device for your van or workplace

Enjoy! All the items in the youtube video description

In this video i show how i build a bed frame from wood in all details

Tried to make it more fun and informative this time, enjoy!

This video shows detail process and result of mounting 8 sensors parking system by DIY mercedes sprinter van conversion.

Very useful modification of my van

In this video you can find some information about insulating your van for temperature and sound proof control.

I show to you some insulation types and actually put layers of material in my van during campervan conversion

This video shows installation of TRIK-L-START 12V-12V battery charger & maintainer.

I install it in my system because my van start battery becomes empty time to time and i need some power source to charge it.

You can read more about device here">
All other information provided in video

In this video i actually installing 420W solar panels, charging controller and 400Ah batteries system in my van!

Enjoy and leave your questions if you have any!

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