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Climbingvan's van conversion resources

Are you converting a campervan and feeling stuck? Whether you’re trying to design your layout, decide exactly what you need to buy to start your build, or need help with your electrical system, our van conversion resources can help.

Use our van conversion shopping list tool

  • Fully configurable – input your budget and select variables to tailor the list to your conversion
  • Grouped into phases to make the list clearer and easier to manage
  • Overview tab provides a breakdown of spend and an overview of progress
  • Definitive list of products including links for everything you should need for your build
  • Useful notes & links relating to specific products

Need help sizing your camper van electrical system?

If you’re confused about how many solar panels you need, or not sure how big a battery bank to install, try out our electrical system calculators. They will help you figure out exactly what components you need to make your campervan electrical system work for you!

Solar panel calculator

camper van solar panels

Charge controller calculator

Climbingvan Victron solar charge controller illustration

Battery calculator

Leisure battery illustration

Inverter calculator

Climbingvan Victron inverter illustration

Preparing for van life

If you’re in the planning phase of your van conversion, there’s a few resources you might find useful before taking the plunge and buying your van.

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