Seattle, Washington 98122, United States
Available mid / late July in Washington / Seattle area!
Solid conversion built on a 2018 Ram ProMaster 2500 159", high roof, gas, 6-cylinder chassis. The van is front-wheel drive (handles well in snow) with all-terrain tires (not currently pictured). Extra overhead storage, backup camera, parking assist, bluetooth connectivity and driver suspension seat are OEM options that make it enjoyable to drive and park. With about 50,000 miles, the van is still under transferable 5-year (60,000 miles) powertrain warranty. The van has been serviced in regular intervals at a RAM dealership (maintenance records available).
The interior is equipped with the essentials for living comfortably and hauling all your bikes and/or outdoor gear. Perfect for a couple or solo traveler. The living space is sleek and quiet, with padded wall panels covered with a durable outdoor fabric, sound dampening, and insulated with all-natural Havelock wool insulation. The kitchen cabinets have solid extruded aluminum framing and custom walnut veneer panels. The floating bed frame is powder coated welded steel. Having none of the typical wood construction in the van increases safety and eliminates annoying squeaking of the furniture from vibration and movement while the van is in motion. A large sink with running water, gas stove, Dometic fridge/freezer combo, two-zone dimmable LED overhead lighting, natural latex mattress, large closet, plenty of storage, and privacy curtains make the living space very comfortable. A Maxxair ceiling fan and CR Laurence sliding kitchen window provide ventilation to cool the space at night.
The large garage area under the bed, accessible from the back doors and closet inside the van, has its own overhead lights, 12-volt and 120-volt outlets, and sturdy 5-foot aluminum sliding trays for easy loading of bikes and storage. The 29" x 65" bike tray fits up to three mountain bikes using front axle mounts, with room for accessories and gear. The 19" x 55" storage tray can fit up to six 18-gallon Rubbermaid bins. Both trays slide all the way out of the van, so you can access storage from the very back of the garage. An outdoor shower with gas instant water heater makes showering off after a ride convenient (not currently pictured). Plenty of leftover wall space provides options for hanging helmets, packs, extra water, etc.
The cabin's power system includes 250 amp-hours of deep cycle AGM 12-volt battery energy storage, with space to add up to two more batteries to the bank. Batteries are charged with 660 watts of rooftop solar with an MPPT charge controller. When the van is running, the alternator also charges the batteries (through an isolator/charging relay). With the solar + alternator charging, the batteries are rarely low, even with the occasional use of high-wattage loads like an Instant Pot! A 2000 watt true sine wave inverter efficiently feeds 120-volt loads like laptops, hair straighteners, blenders, etc. Outlets for 12-volt and 120-volt loads are installed in several places throughout the van cabin and garage. The power system station and controls are accessible from inside the cabin.
The van was built keeping personal and environmental health in mind. All-natural, chemical free, non-off-gassing products and methods were used as much as possible. The power system can be fully disconnected at night to sleep EMF free, if desired. No windows in the sleeping area of the van reduces intruding lights and sounds at night, so you can sleep without interruption.
Van - 2018 Ram ProMaster, 159", high roof, 3.6L 6-cylinder, gas, front-wheel drive, still under warranty, OEM extras - backup camera, extra overhead storage, parking assist, bluetooth connectivity, Sirius XM radio, driver suspension seat, factory non-skid durable floorTires - Hankook Dynapro A/T2 RF11 All-Terrain (not yet pictured). The vehicle is in very good condition, has never been in an accident and has been serviced at RAM dealership in OEM recommended intervals.
Batteries - Two Vmax 125 amp-hour deep cycle AGM 12-volt batteries;
Solar - two Panasonic 330 watt HIT mono panels (19.7% module efficiency)
Charge controller - Outback Power FlexMax FM80 MPPT solar charge controller
Battery isolator/relay - Blue Sea Starting Isolation Dual Sensing Automatic Charging Relay
Inverter - Wagan Slim Line 2000 watt power inverter, 2000 watts of continuous true-rated power, 4,500 watts surge power
Outlets - three 120-volt and three 12-volt outlets located throughout cabin and garage
Electrical components - BlueSea distribution panels, disconnects, breakers, junctions, etc. Marine grade duplex wiring, oversized for safety.
Refrigerator - Dometic CFX 75DZW refrigerator/freezer. Dual compartment temperatures can be controlled separately to use in fridge, freezer or off mode.
Stove top - Dometic D21-BPW two-burner propane cooktop with piezo lighter, 5 gallon propane storage easily accessible under sink
Fan - Maxxair Maxxfan vent
Sink - two 5-gallon military water cans for easy filling/cleaning, Shurflo 3 gpm pump with silencing kit, large stainless steel deep sink perfect for washing dishes and hair
Water - two additional 7-gallon water container (fresh water + shower)
Storage - 3.5-foot closet for hanging clothes, kitchen cabinet storage, above-cab attic, Ikea modular overhead storage, Ikea pegboard wall organizer, above-visor storage
Bed - 100% natural talalay latex mattress from Mayer's Bedding, shortened queen bed sleeps width-ways, bed extension possible for tall length-ways sleepers
Bed frame - floating welded steel frame, powder coated black, removable, can be easily raised in the future for additional garage storage height
Seating - refrigerator cabinet doubles as a large comfy bench with faux leather upholstered cover
Cabinets - 80/20 1.5" extruded aluminum frame, custom walnut durable veneer panels, Blum European wide angle adjustable hinges
Lighting - two separate lighting zones (kitchen and bed), dimmable LED recessed lighting, separate LED lighting zone also in garage
Walls - custom individual wall panels for simplicity of future maintenance, padded and covered with outdoor fabric to keep the space warm and quiet
Insulation - all-natural Havelock wool and sound/vibration dampening
WiFi - TP-LINK 2.4GHz 9dBi Directional Outdoor Antenna, ALFA High Gain USB Wireless Long-range WiFi network adapter & ALFA Portable 802.11n R36A WiFi USB Router
Garage storage - Ovis 5-foot heavy duty locking drawer slides, sturdy aluminum trays and supports, 29" x 65" bike tray fits three mountain bikes, 19" x 55" storage tray fits six 19-gal Rubbermaid bins
Portable toilet - Reliance Luggable Loo Camping Toilet Seat and Bucket
Outdoor shower - Eccotemp L5 Portable Outdoor Tankless Water Heater with Flojet pump and handheld shower head (gets really hot, really fast!)
Outdoor lighting - Connectable Patio Lights, LED Globe String Lights Outdoor G40 25Feet with 27 LED Shatterproof Clear Globe Bulbs
Outdoor sun & rain protection - EURMAX Premium 10x10 Pop Up Canopy + 4 Screen Zipper Walls (white), mid-commercial level, premium quality, easy to setup, highly durable, includes high quality case with wheels. The perfect alternative to an awning which would make stealth camping in cities much harder.
Seattle, Washington 98122, United States