So.. I bought myself a Short Wheel Base LT32. 2004. Only 51,000 miles with history
Bit of an impulse purchase as I have no experience of owning a vehicle, and zero knowledge of converting one. :gl
I thought it seemed a decentish height to move around in without the issues of parking a longer van or the price tag of a T4/T5.
So far all I have done is rip out the existing ply lining and remove some dodgy old insulation. I will keep the ply as a template for making new ones later. Although I will have some windows put in so will need to make adjustments.
I messed around in photoshop quickly and this it what i've come up with for a conversion. (If only I could actually make it into a Who framed Roger Rabbit style van!)
The benches down the side will lift up for storage and there will be a removable table in the middle which will act as a joining piece between the two benches to make up a bed. I would like to install a unit with gas hobs (left) and sink (right). And a fridge under the hobs. (not a blooming clue where to start with that though!). I think there is space for a clean water tank directly underneath where the unit will sit on the underside of van.
First things first though.. how do I remove the bulkhead?! I heard I need a spot weld drill bit. The middle of the spot welds that i have to drill out seem to be 5mm. I have only found an 8mm at screwfix. Will this work? http://www.screwfix.com/p/exact-spo... Accessories&gclid=CJ-IiP-th8YCFeISwwoduVgAyg