Converting a van can be a daunting task. Along with the technical know-how of how to construct your dream crib, the process also involves painstaking research to understand which materials and add-ons best suit your desires. To help ease this ordeal, we’ve outlined our top recommendations for your build: solar panels, refrigerators, stoves, vent fans, and more.

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Top 3 Van & RV Insulations

UltraTouch Denim Insulation

Reflectix Radiant Barrier

UltraTouch Radiant Barrier

Top 3 Van & RV Refrigerators

Whynter 45-Quart AC/DC

Dometic AC/DC Freezer + Refrigerator

Dometic 1.9CF 3-Way Refrigerator

Top 3 Van & RV Solar Options

HQST 100 Watt 12V Polycrystalline Panel

Renogy 200W Starter Kit

Goal Zero Yeti 1250 / Boulder 100 Kit

Top 3 Van & RV Vent Fans

Heng’s 14″ Universal Vent Fan

Fan-Tastic Vent 3-Speed Manual Crank

Maxxair 4500K Remote Fan

Top 3 Van & RV Stoves

Camp Chef Everest 2-Burner

Atwood Drop-In 2-Burner

Dometic 2-Burner Sink/Stove Combo

Top 3 Van & RV Power Inverters

Bestek DC to AC Inverter 300W

PowerBright Pure Sine Wave Inverter 600W

Samlex 1500W Pure Sine Wave Inverter