Our Rig

  Year, Make & Model:   1996 Chevy Express 1500
                     Body Style:   High-Top Conversion Van
Purchased from:   Craigslist                    
Initial Mileage:   101,000                   
                                      Name:   Gnomie (...Tiara on weekends)

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Year, Make & Model:
1996 Chevy Express 1500
Body Style:
High-Top Conversion Van
Purchased from:
Craigslist
Initial Mileage:
101,000
Name:
Gnomie (...Tiara on weekends)

Cost Breakdown

Vehicle Costs

Purchase Price:  $1,500
Pre-Inspection:     $250
Taxes and Reg. Fees:     $320
Badass Off-Road Tires:     $800
Misc Mechanical Work:     $800

TOTAL: $3,670

Conversion Costs

Building Materials:  $2,500
Solar and Electrical:  $2,000
Plumbing System:     $300
Appliances and Fans:  $1,400
Mattress and Bedding:     $200
Misc Items:     $200

TOTAL: $6,600

Vehicle Costs

Purchase Price:  $1,500
Pre-Inspection:     $250
Taxes and Reg. Fees:     $320
Badass Off-Road Tires:     $800
Misc Mechanical Work:     $800

TOTAL: $3,670

Conversion Costs

Building Materials:  $2,500
Solar and Electrical:  $2,000
Plumbing System:     $300
Appliances and Fans:  $1,400
Mattress and Bedding:     $200
Misc Items:     $200

TOTAL: $6,600

Total Cost of Vehicle and Conversion: $10,270

inside the van with puppy

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***The ORIGO 3000 is significantly cheaper on Amazon UK than on any US sites. Shipping is fast and cheap, too. We paid about $175 for the stove and shipping, whereas US sites sell this stove for over $300.

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***The ORIGO 3000 is significantly cheaper on Amazon UK than on any US sites. Shipping is fast and cheap, too. We paid about $175 for the stove and shipping, whereas US sites sell this stove for over $300.

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