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There are not very many books available on the subject of DIY motorhome and campervan conversions – but here are a few that are definitely worth considering:
Haynes Build Your Own Motorcaravan Manual
This is the Haynes Manual for DIY motorhome conversions – a good starting point for beginners. Buy this book on Amazon. (Amazon⇒)
To read our full review of Build Your Own Motorcaravan by John Wickersham – Click here.
Travel Vans by John Speed
Another excellent book – especially for anyone planning some serious overland travel is Travel Vans, by John Speed. Buy this book on Amazon (Amazon⇒)
To read our full review of Travel Vans – Click here.
Convert A Van To A Motorcaravan by John & Jackie Paddison
Impart Publishing’s Convert A Van To A Motorcaravan is a comprehensive ebook that deals with the conversion of a large panel van. It’s a good guide that covers all the bases. Note this is an ebook in CDROM format not a paper book. Buy this book on Amazon. (Amazon⇒)
To read our full review of Convert A Van To A Motorcaravan – Click here.
How To Convert VW Bus or Van To Camper by Lindsay Porter
Although it only deals with VWs, there is a lot of good quality information in this guide than can be applied to most small campervan conversions. Buy this book on Amazon. (Amazon⇒)
To read our full review of How To Convert VW Bus or Van To Camper – Click here.
Haynes The Motorcaravan Manual
This book is the Haynes Manual on choosing and operating a motorhome – although not a conversion guide it does have some useful general information. Buy this book on Amazon. (Amazon⇒)
To read our full review of The Motorcaravan Manual by John Wickersham – Click here.
Camper Van Conversion By Colin Grace
Colin Grace’s The Camper Van Conversion details the flexible, family-friendly conversion he undertook on his Ford Transit minibus. This book is available in paperback, CDROM and download formats. Buy Camper Van Conversion on Amazon. (Amazon⇒)
To read our full review of The Camper Van Conversion Ebook – Click here.
Select & Convert Your Bus
An updated version of an American classic, this book is aimed at the American RV market and people who would like to convert a bus to a motorhome or RV on a tight budget. Buy this book on Amazon. (Amazon⇒)