The exterior of this short bus conversion belies a very stylish interior with custom cupboards and sofa, plus an attractive kitchen. It's a spacious but practical layout too.
7.3L Diesel w/ 230k miles; Collins Bus Body 23pax w/ Wheelchair lift. Short bus van conversion in 6 weeks with no experience. Purchased for $4500.
Hardwood laminate flooring throughout (graciously given to us!)
Natural lighting- only 2 windows are blocked off (bathroom and closet)
MDF cabinets with oil-based primer/sealant. “Garage” storage under the bed- accessible by lifting the mattress and reaching through the slats or by opening the rear or side wheelchair door
35 gallon freshwater tank located under the kitchen sink. 12v pump to kitchen faucet, 12v pump to fill kitchen tank or roof bladder from rain catchment. All plumbed with braided nylon hose. 20 gallon grey water tank under slung on the bus frame.
Sink plus DIY concrete surface over chipboard.
Whynter 45 Quart 12v fridge/freezer
Camp Chef propane 2 burner stove and oven with 5lb tank in garage
Platform slat bed (made from 4’x8’ plywood sheet ripped into 6” slats)
Queen size pillowtop mattress
2x255ah deep cycle batteries
3x140W flexible solar wired in series
12v Fantastic fan mounted in the emergency hatch. Front and rear Heat and A/C only when bus engine is running. 12v portable fans in kitchen and bedroom
Front and rear Heat and A/C only when bus engine is running
LED strip lighting throughout. LED puck lights for odd areas
DIY composting toilet with urine diverter made by Kildwick. Peat Moss in storage at the base creating a “squatty potty”. Liquids bottle located directly below toilet, under slung on the bus frame.
Roof mounted water bladder for solar heated showers