Finding Enough

The journey to financial independence and a world of choices

In January 2020 we finally did what we had been talking about for months and traded in the ‘dog car’ for a van. This van will become a self-build camper which is also suitable for use for Mr.Wombat’s new business. This page will document our progress from LWB Transit Custom to Wombat Adventure Wagon.

The blank canvas:

Fitting a reversing camera

Before we start insulating the van, we wanted to fit a reversing camera to help us navigate narrow lanes and tight parking spots without incident. Having looked at various options, we decided on a camera mounted in the high level brake light at the top of the rear door, together with a display which mounts …

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We cut a big hole in the van!

We finally made a start on converting our Ford Transit Custom into a camper van. The first step was quite a brave one – fitting an opening privacy glass window in the sliding door. This is not something we had any experience of, but there are plenty of YouTube videos showing how others have done …

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