CARGO TRAILER CONVERSION PROJECT INDEX

The below links are roughly sequenced in the order you might approach your build project.

We have a bunch of content for the following categories and will soon be adding the information.   These topics are roughly in sequential order of your build.

We are always looking for your projects too.  If you have subjects or projects you feel would interest our readers, please go to our Contact Us page.


STAGES & SEQUENCES OF A CONVERSION/BUILD
Where do I start?
INSURANCE What about Insurance?
CONSIDER YOUR AXLES Before you buy or build
FLOOR PLAN & WINDOW LOCATIONS
VENT LOCATIONS Heaters & Sewer in relationship to Windows & AC Unit
MOUNTING YOUR WASTE WATER HOLDING TANK Secure them good!
WASTE WATER SYSTEMS/PLUMBING Tanks & Venting
WINDOW INSTALLATION
FRAMING PARTITIONS AND WALLS & The “Giant Square”
INSULATING
ELECTRICAL  110VAC & 12VDC considerations
FRAMING OVERHEAD STORAGE with Curved Roof lines
SHOWER/COMMODE Combo – Wet Bath – FRP Panels – Inexpensive & Easy
WATER HEATER  Electric – LP – Tankless – Tank Type
FRESH WATER SYSTEMS/PLUMBING Tanks & Pumps
FURNACE  Forced air LP
AIR CONDITIONER  A “Must Read!” Before Buying or cutting holes
REFRIGERATOR Making your selection
STOVE
MICROWAVE
CEILING FAN Fantastic type
CONVERTER-CHARGER Considerations
BATTERY CHARGING METHODS
DETECTORS Smoke – Propane – Carbon Monoxide – Oxygen Depletion
TV COAX
SOLAR Calculate use first, Design info, Roof Rack DIY
BATTERIES
BATTERY ISOLATORS / IGNITION RELAYS Passive or Electro-mechanical?
INVERTERS
GENERATORS

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