Bed Installation

It’s not a campervan until it has a bed! Our build philosophy is to not let the design or build get in the way of the fun. So the priority was to get the bed in and start taking trips in the van. These trips will help us work out the rest of the design. The bed is built using three aluminum rails sitting on aluminum angle, attached to the walls and rear pillars.

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Van Options

So you have done your homework and decided the the transit is the right platform for your dream camper build. But what size, what options? There is a baffling array of choices. In this post, I will lead you through our thought process and describe the options that we chose.

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Welcome to Alpine Van

Welcome to Alpinevan.com, a website dedicated to documenting the conversion of our Ford Transit van to an on/off-road camper for travel and sport. During the planning of this build, we have benefited immensely from the wealth of knowledge on the Sprinter Forums and on the Ford Transit USA Forums. We hope to pay it forward by sharing the details of our build with you!

So let’s start with a discussion of the van…

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