FITTING

How to prepare a van ?

To have its own moving house is great, but you have to prepare it first!

Which materials? Which insulation? How to realize the electricity ? Toilets or not toilets? And the storage spaces?

So much questions which seem complicated first…

We give our experience here.

(There is a lot or different possibilities and we may not make the right choice… we leave it up to your discretion)

Inside Tikal, the fittings of our home-made van

It's been over 2 months now that we left France and we have not yet introduced to you our little home, inside of TIkal. It is a small home in which we feel really well (regarding the space, you can hardly do smaller! But that's its charm). You have all made by...

Progress in the cockpit too

We continue to catch up the publication schedule. Our week-ends are aimed at working on the truck, and the weeks are used to many other things in addition to our respectives works. Not easy to keep you up to date! Some cleaning in electricity A good cleaning was...

Catch-up time – work on the body

There have been no articles regarding the truck for several months (roof rack installation excepted), but that is not because we stopped moving forward! On se devait donc de faire un petit rattrapage en images, avec un récapitulatif de toutes les bricoles qui ont...

Roof rack installation

This time, no blabla, let the pictures speak for themselves. An afternoon like another near Tikal: the roof rack installation 🙂 After we cut it to adapt it to our roof window, three was not too much to carry it on...

Internet

In order to know what is going on around the world and of course to keep you updated all along our trip, we will need to access the Internet regularly. So, the question is: what will be the most practical way to access it. After few hours of research, we found that...

Rust and Hole – 2nd part

Let's continue our adventure in the magical association to move on our body works. In today's agenda, some hatches closure and the creation of new seat posts. As a reminder, this is what our hatches looked like after the disassembly: After a good cleaning and a rust...

Rust and Hole – 1st part

This time I think we need a welder’s help... The problem is that we clearly don’t know anything about this. So, after some discussion with acquaintances, coworkers and friends, the conclusion is pessimistic... Some are telling us that the steel plates are too thin,...

Surprises…

Now that the mechanic is working, we will have to start the interior finishes. First of all, we're allready concerned by some moistures next to the back doors...   After a brief cas analysis and a discussion about possible risks, we decide to remove a large plywood...

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