Frequently Asked Questions

Poptop Roofs

What roofs do you fit?

We can fit Reimo, SCA, Austop roofs and Hi-Lo Roofs.

Can you fit a roof to my existing conversion?

Yes we are able to fit roofs even if you have an existing conversion inside the van.

Electrics

Can you fit USB charging ports?

Yes we can fit these sockets for you to charge your portable devices.

How does the split charger work?

The split charger allows you to use your leisure battery independently of the starter battery. This means you can drain your leisure battery and the starter battery will not be affected. As you drive; the split charger will ensure the main battery is charged first and will then charge your leisure battery. This ensures worry free power usuage while out on the road. 

Where is the external hook up point located?

We can be fairly flexible with the mounting point but usually it sits under the rear bumper near the tow bar and out of sight.

Can I have a solar panel on my van?

We can install “stick on” flexible solar panels that are sufficient for powering fridges or helping charge the batteries.

Do you fit additional interior lights?

Yes we normally fit extra LED lights into the ceiling, 4x for SWB and 6x for LWB. We can also fit addional flexible reading lights.

Windows

How long does it take to fit a window?

Window fitting is usually done within an afternoon. Some windows will require at least 24hrs for their sealant to cure.

How dark in the window tint?

We use 80% privacy glass tinted windows.

What alternatives are there to curtains?

We can now install window pods, they are a great modern alternative. The blinds are available in a range of colours to complement your van.

What window options do you have?

We have dummy, fixed, sliding and opener windows.

Heating

What fuel does the heater use?

The heater we usually fit is the MV Aero and uses diesel fuel straight from the main tank.

Where is the heater mounted?

The heaters are commonly mounted externally on the underside of the van.

How is the heater controlled?

The MV Aero 2, which is out most common heater comes with a fixed tiny remote.

Carpet Lining

Can I still access behind the carpet for maintenance?

We always line the access panels separately which does indeed give you access if needed. You would simply pop the panels out as normal.

Do you insulate the van?

Yes the carpet lining comes with full Dacron thermal insulation as standard which will keep the heat in and also helps to dampen sound within the van, reducing all those annoying rattle sounds.

Can you see any fixings on the panels?

No, all panel fixings are discrete and hidden out of sight.

General

What do I need to change the classification of my van?

For full details on the re-classification of your van please refer to the Gov.uk documentation here:   Converting vehicle into campervan

What's the advantage of re-registering my van?

You will benefit from cheaper insurance, cheaper MOT prices, cheaper ferry rates and the insurance you’re able to take out will include greater contents cover.

What's your lead time on a full conversion?

For current lead times please contact us on 01425 276290.

Do you sell vans?

No we do not sell vans directly but we can help you source a high specification panel van that is ready to be Revamped into your perfect van. Not only do you get to create your van the way you want it but this option also works out more cost effective than buying a complete camper.

What warranty do I get on my conversion?

All the work we carry out is covered for 2 years, including and not limited to electrical work, chassis, woodwork and sealants. Most of the products we use are also covered by manufacturer warranty for at least 12 months. 

Is it safe to have the gas inside the van?

We only install fully safety tested gas boxes to ensure in the case there was any gas leak then the gas would be contained and ventilated straight outside. 

Units

Can i supply the units?

We typically don’t install units we are not familar with as not only do we not know the quality but the installation of a poor kit can lead to high fitting costs.

I would like a bespoke design, can you provide this?

Yes we can provide a bespoke design service, please contact us to arrange a consultation.

Accessories

Can I have a toilet in my van?

Yes we can supply a small portable chemical toilet for your van. Typically stored out of sight within the van.

Can I change the wheels?

Yes we have range of wheels for you too choose from and can be fitted while you wait or as part of your conversion.

Can you mount the water tank under the van?

Yes we have options for underslung tanks available.