Welcome to the VanMargrit Promaster build and travel blog
We are two empty-nesters who took the plunge and found a Ram Promaster 3500-ext cargo van ready for a camper conversion. Margrit will be a fully-contained weekend (and longer) travel camper as we explore all of the places we have never been to our Pacific Northwest backyard and beyond.
This site will feature our build process with tutorials and product reviews of items that we have found to be helpful (or not) along the way. Then... it's travel time!
At this point in our build, we do not have the entire layout perfectly planned and pinned down, but we were pretty sure of how the propane tank was going to end up so that work could be done before the interior layout was settled.
It is pretty hard to use the rear-view mirror in a van without windows. We decided to take a shot on a rear-view mirror camera to improve our vision.
We are building a fully contained camper (translation — has water and a full shower and toilet set up) that is agile enough to travel the backroads and fit in a regular parking spot. This is our starting point.