V&M Van Life

This custom campervan, Ray’s first conversion, has been home to he and his wife Madison since February 2018 and has traveled Coast to Coast in Canada & the USA. Experienced in four season van dwelling and active in the growing Canadian van life community, Ray Outfitted now offers it’s services across Canada. Bring a experienced technician to your project.

My wife and I travel full time in our self converted camper

Van: 2017 Mercedes Sprinter 2500 170WB Full Height

Interior Priorities: No propane or additional fuel sources, fixed queen bed, desktop workstation, ability to carry bicycles & winter gear.

Exterior Priorities: Tiltable Solar Array, Ability to Carry Adventure Bike and/or tow.

DIY Camper Layout

2017 Mercedes Benz 2500 Sprinter Van, 170WB, Full Height

  • Build Features:

    • Two Swivel Seats

    • Full queen size, fixed bed

    • Full length closet

    • Heating & Cooling:

      • Espar D2 Diesel heater

      • 2 MaxxAir Fans, 2 internal fans

    • "Garage":

      • Six 5 gallon fresh water jugs

      • Two mountain bikes on custom slide out drawer

      • Tools for van maintenance

      • House electrical setup

    • Kitchen is all electric

      • Induction cooktop

      • Electric toaster, kettle and milk frother/steamer

      • Chest style slide out fridge

    • Workstation:

      • Ultra Wide Screen monitor on pivot mount

      • Water cooled desktop computer

      • WeBoost to improve cellphone reception

      • WiFi Antenna to increase WiFi connectivity range

    • Composting Toilet

      • Installed on slide out tracks, stores under platform bed

    • Electrical System:

      • 1000 Watt Tiltable Solar Array (Six 160 watt solar panels, technically "only" 960 watts)

      • Three 200ah AGM batteries

      • 60amp MPPT charge controller

      • 3000w Pure Sine Inverter

      • Battery to Battery Charger

      • Electronic charging drawer for personal devices

Updates from the Road

Ray’s wife shares the stories of their travels and full-time RV living. Visit www.VandM.ca or see the latest on Instagram…