Motorhome Conversion Books

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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

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

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

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

How To Convert VW Bus or Van To Camper, 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

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

Camper Van Conversion Ebook
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

Select and Convert Your Bus into a Motorhome on a Shoestring by Ben Rosander
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⇒)

5 thoughts on “Motorhome Conversion Books

  • November 16, 2009 at 12:22 am
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    I have a water leak in my fiat ducato swift 520 sundance is there anywhere I can get a drawing of the water layout

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    • November 16, 2009 at 8:56 am
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      Hi James,
      Have you tried Swift Customer Service or the dealer who supplied the van?
      Roland

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    • January 4, 2010 at 12:07 pm
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      Hi Jackie,

      Thanks for your comment, I’d not come across your site before. Both your links look like they offer some useful information.

      Thanks,
      Roland

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  • October 16, 2010 at 8:36 am
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    Hi
    I am going to build my own caravan.
    Do you knowwhere can I get windows manual?
    Thanks
    Shay

    Reply

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