Back in the 1950’s, families who wanted to get away from it all would pack up their RV and take a road trip. They’d find a good campsite and enjoy the great outdoors. These recreational vehicles were a popular way to take the family on vacations. But the days of the boring old RV are over and instead, people are finding other awesome ways to travel the U.S.
Take Reddit’s ZachBoth for example. He renovated his dirty, old van and the result is amazing. Take a look at how incredible his new van is now and try not to be inspired to do the same thing to your vehicle! You won’t believe it!
12. A Dream Is A Wish
11. One Man’s Junk…
The first step in the plan was to find a vehicle. Zach bought this old 2003 Chevy Express van from Craigslist from an electrician. It had over 200 thousand miles on it, but Zach knew that this baby had a lot more left to give and got right to work. Just wait to see how he slowly converts the van into something unbelievable.
10. Elbow Grease
Zach peeled away the floor of the van to find lots of rust and grime that needed to go. So he vacuumed what he could reach and cleaned what he could, then he got to work with an angle grinder to get rid of the rust and then used some white spray paint to seal it up.
9. Zoom To The Moon
After sealing up the inside, the next step was to cover the whole thing with insulation. He had to use templates he made to make sure the pieces were cut to the right size and then glue them on with spray adhesive. Here’s a photo of what Zach refers to as the van’s “spaceship” phase. This phase wasn’t the only one the van went through. Just wait until you see the “plywood” phase!