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chuckp909

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Hi all, I'm new to this website and I have a very specific RV need. I basically want a small class B van that I can take to visit my children and grandchildren. I pretty much want a bedroom on wheels. One that has heat and A/C that I can power from their electrical service. That's all. Don't need a sink, shower, toilet or microwave. Just a place of my own to sleep when I visit. Does such a vehicle exist?

Thanks so much for your advice.

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Posted: 09/07/19 06:18pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Build a conversion van. Check out You Tube, Cheap living etc..


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I think you're looking for a conversion van.


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Truck with a small camper might be less expensive than a B.


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No, you're still looking for a B. Conversion vans won't have round the clock heat and AC. If you happen to get a sink or toilet with it, consider it a bonus. You may actually like it too.


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Grit Dog nailed it !

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It's amazing how pleasant a convenient bathroom can be. This gets more important as one get further I to grand parent age.


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I’ve seen a couple of minivans with a cot in the back. Happy campers. Not so good in a cold winter, though.


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agwill wrote:

Build a conversion van. Check out You Tube, Cheap living etc..


I would go with that suggestion as well. For several years I had a Dodge Maxi Van which had a partial conversion.
Two front seats (Captain's chair type)
Two rear seats (Same) all 4 could swivel to a common round table (Single pedistal mount)

Two bench seats with a retangular pedestial table between them that could be lowered to make a bed (Queen) That's all.

If I were you I'd add roof air (13,500 btu or 1500 your choice)

And when you need it a portable cassette toilet and curtains (Including privacy for the privy) The toilet can be handy but the portable 5 gallon size is easily removed when you do not need it.

Same for curtains.


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There's a company called Sportsmobile who will build a van to your specifications. Or you can convert a cargo van yourself, depending on your skills. Ours is a mid-roof Transit; and it's basically a large bed, with a teeny kit. sink and portapotty. Exactly what we wanted for sightseeing and visiting :-)

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