Turn an RV Into a Cube Van

4,841

24

6

Introduction: Turn an RV Into a Cube Van

About: I am a 26 year old North Dakotan boy. I like stuff that's good and stuff that's good likes me too. Life's good folks. Let's make it better.

I wanted to purchase a cube van for a work vehicle but i couldn't pull myself to pay the ridiculously high price on them. After searching for months looking for a fair prices cube can I realized that I had one already..almost, my 1976 Fleetwood Jamboree.

Step 1: Gut It

First off, everything in the inside had to go. I tore out everything which took several days and then I had some space to fill. I saved all of the parts to use for a smaller pull type camper that I will be fixing up.

Step 2: Add Garage Door

The main thing that had to be done was add a rear garage door as the side just wouldn't cut it for a work truck. I took down the back window and began to install a 4'*6.5' garage door. After installed I had some space to fill along the sides.

Step 3: Build Shelving

The shelving I didn't want to rush because I wanted a spot for everything and that is something that will come in time. There's plenty of room now for lots of tools.

Step 4: Horns

I had the longhorns that initially were on a skull and centered on the hood but I came up with the idea to make the whole machine somewhat resemble a bull. This was all hard work but it paid off with one bad machine.

Reuse Contest

Participated in the
Reuse Contest

Be the First to Share

    Recommendations

    • Toys & Games Contest

      Toys & Games Contest
    • Furniture Contest

      Furniture Contest
    • Big vs Small Challenge

      Big vs Small Challenge

    6 Comments

    0
    gitana22
    gitana22

    5 years ago

    Super idea. Thank you. Do you still have the sleeping loft? I have been thinking of converting a camper/RV to eventually be an on road contractor as I need little in ways of furniture..

    0
    Vyger
    Vyger

    5 years ago on Introduction

    I wonder how hard it would be to go the other way? Take a minivan and cut off the back body and build it into a camper. Basically build the box on the mini van frame/floor. I wonder how stable it would be.

    0
    NeXue
    NeXue

    Reply 5 years ago

    You could but that would be a lot of work. You can find cheap older motor homes everywhere but there aren't nearly as many cheap cube vans, even if they're older.

    0
    Kiteman
    Kiteman

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Haha, those horns look cool, but they would sooo get you a ticket in the UK!