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Van Life

2000 chevy astro van converted into an off grid camper van for van life

The term “Van Life” is a bit cliché these days, but yeah, I too bought a van and converted it into an awesome camper van. When I’m not out on the trail or at home, I’m living out of my 2000 Chevy Astro van somewhere in the West. I gotta say, it’s pretty awesome… no more Michigan winters for me! This van will open a whole new world of adventures, enabling me to spend more time pursuing my outdoor passions, while finding new ones. You could call it a camper van, but I call it the Adventure Van.

This page serves as an index for all things relating “Van Life”… my Chevy Astro camper van build project, traveling and camping in the van, van life tutorials, tricks, and more.



Chevy Astro Camper Van Build Project

before and after phot of a chevy astro van conversion


Chevy Astro Camper Van Build Index:


building a pullout slat bed cedar walls and ceiling planks in a van


Intro to the van & the build project
Strip & Clean
Maxx Fan Installation
Pullout Bed
Solar Panels
Lithium Battery
Electrical Wiring & Power Center
Swivel Seat
Window Coverings
Computer Monitor & Media Center
Cell Signal Booster
Tool Box




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