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  1. When considering the use of solar on your campervan conversion I would encourage you to consider the type of camping you plan on doing. Are your adventures always taking you to campgrounds with electricity? Are you exploring the National Parks, National Forests, Bureau of Land Management, State park campgrounds, private campgrounds with electrical hook ups, dry camping on the road catching a few hours of sleep at rest areas or Walmart parking lot? Your answers to these questions will determine if solar is an option you want to consider on your campervan. Solar is not a must have by any means, however; depending on how you plan on using your campervan adding a solar system will make your travels easier in regards to power management and may also save you money. Save money? Yes, Solar “may” save you money- deep cycle batteries are meant to be charged and discharged many times. The life of your batteries depend on multiple factors, one such factor is how low you run your batteries down prior to charging. Deep discharges below 50% will likely shorten the overall life of your batteries. This being understood, having solar keeping your batteries topped off when your campervan is not running or when you are not plugged into shore power may help lengthen the life of your batteries. Considering the high cost of high quality AGM or Lithium batteries, solar may not be a bad investment providing more power for you to use and also help keep your batteries healthy and last longer. The other place cost may be reduced and enjoyment increased is by using campsites without electric hook ups, some of the best sites are away from the power-pole and also cost less per night in most cases. What about the generator? Well, if it was my campervan I would consider the fact solar in most cases will cost ¼ of the cost of an underbody Onan Generator at installation. Generators come with a warranty of a couple years where solar cells are warrantied for 15-25 years depending on the manufacture and type of cells. Bonus with solar - you have no noise, no maintenance, does not need exercised and they do not run out of gas. Can my entire Campervan run on solar? No not likely, you have a limited amount of space to mount solar panels thus a restricted amount of wattage is available to be obtained from the sun. Think of it like this, you can run nearly anything from your batteries and inverter. A solar set up is charging your batteries. If you are using less power than power coming into your “campervan electrical grid” your good to go, if you are using more than is coming into your grid, such as running an air-conditioner, your solar set up will make your battery reserve last longer but not indefinite. With the above being understood and the way the majority of campervan travelers use their camper-vans, an aggressively high wattage solar system is not always needed. However a 150w or so solar system to keep your basic functions such as refrigerator, LED lights, vent fans etc. functioning round the clock is a wise choice. The more power coming into your “Campervan Electrical Grid” the less you will have to monitor and manage your power and the more opportunities to non-electric camping spots you will have while using the amenities of your campervan. Bottom line: Is solar worth the cost? Most likely yes, especially if adding it at the time your campervan is being built. Adding solar to your Campervan from the manufacture is not as expensive as you think. Visit DLM-Distribution~Campervans for Solar equipped Transit Connect Camper Vans and additional information.
  2. What makes the 2014-Current Transit Connect such a versatile Camper van/vehicle? Let’s start with size, price, ease of driving, ease of storage, easy of cleaning in a drive through car wash, garage-able campervan, great gas mileage, low cost to insure, great daily driver, adaptability…. And they make a great TOAD / DINGHY! What? An adaptable vehicle? What’s that? For many it is a daily driver- sell or trade in a vehicle for a campervan that can be used not only to camp but for the all-around vehicle. For others, it is a Campervan that also has a large area to haul items that would not fit in the truck of a car, for others it is a Campervan that can get you to the grocery store for shopping- load the refrigerator and be able to run other errands before heading home worried about food spoiling outside of a refrigerator, how about the trip to the park- stove cookware, food and cold beverages already packed…..always ready vehicle! How about the place to take the afternoon lunch nap in the parking lot at work- even a lunch getaway is a nice getaway when a nap is in order. Hmm, tent on wheels that does not need set up, torn down or dried out as soon as you get back from a trip. How about the full timers, snowbirds, or folks with the big rigs that get parked for extended periods who pull a TOAD / DINGHY? The transit connect campervans are an excellent choice for a TOAD. Weighing under 4000LB these campervans are absolutely the most versatile TOAD / DINGHY’s available for those towing on a dolly. The only downside is they cannot be towed “4 down” for those who prefer the 4-down towing. DLM-Distribution ~ Campervans of Lake Crystal MN
  3. Brand New Campervan Conversion on a like new 2016 Ford Transit Connect. Bumper to Bumper Warranty!2016 Ford Transit Connect CampervanModel Year: 2016Make: FordModel: Transit ConnectColor: Magnetic MetallicVIN: NM0GS9F74G1252966Mileage: 23,800NEW Campervan Conversion by DLM-DistributionCAMPER VAN FEATURES-Bed: 72 x 40 slide out bed with high quality/ high density very comfortable 4" foam with dunbar steel (grey) cover.-Cabinetry/ shelfing with flip out table matching factory grey interior-LED overhead lighting and shelf lighting-Privacy - Blackout front window privacy curtain included. Easy to install and use for privacy or heat control for parked vehicle when not in use.-Limo tinted rear windows provide one way privacy glass. See out but not in.-Vehicle auto start capability by temperature. Programed to check interior temperature every two hours, if temperature goes above 72 Degrees engine starts to run AC cool unit down and shut off in 15 minutes automatically (feature can be turned on and off as needed)-Roof Fan, 10 speed reversible with built in thermostat. Can be open when driving and or when raining.-100Watt Solar Cell with digital controller/ monitor-120V power outlet with built in USB ports-Side window mosquito screens-Camper starter kit: multiple totes for storage under bed and on shelving, Single burner portable stove w/fuel, water jug with on/off spigot, wash basin-Rear air ducting and vents with airflow controls for engine run air conditioning and heater-400W Power inverter with USB ports and two 120V outlets-120 to 12V converter w/4-stage smart charger-High end AGM house battery- 55ah-Shore Power plug- 15amp service-Refrigerator- 24 Quart settable between -8 and 50 degrees F-Interior- Custom Camper Conversion trimmed with factory greys and black-Cloth headliner-Overhead front storage shelf-Remote start- two way remote lets you know when vehicle starts, how long it has run, how long it will stay running and interior temperature.With plenty of room for two this campervan is like no other! Standard with Solar power to keep your house battery charged and refrigerator running without hook ups. Outstanding LED interior lighting, limo-tinted windows provide one way effect- See out but not in. Front privacy curtain which can also be used as sun shade when parked and used as a daily driver. Solar/Battery monitor system provides plenty of power along with the status of your house battery. 120V shore power outlet with USB charge ports for shore power use. 12V access/port which runs from house battery, inverter for "off-grid" 120V needs. (400W max) High end easy to clean and maintain vinyl flooring, easy access under bed storage and rear cabinet storage for your outdoor cookware, bags and travel necessities. Low maintenance and easy to use campervan! Remaining 3 Year 36,000 mile bumper to bumper Ford warranty and 5 year 60,000 mile Ford powertrain warranty. Full 12 month conversion and camper systems warranty. Side window screens provided for bug control and ventilation when camping. Refrigerator is 24 quart highly efficient compressor driven with the ability to set temperature from -0 to 50 degrees F and maintain it for safe food and beverage storage. Refrigerator will hold the equivalent of 27, 12 ounce cans and can hold a 2 liter bottle upright.This 2016 Ford Transit Connect Campervan is just: 79" high (with roof features) and 189.7" long- Fits in standard 7 foot garage and can go through any drive through car wash!BASIC VEHICLE SPECS:Trim Level: Wagon XLT LWBBody Style: WINDOW VANEngine Type: 2.5L L4 DOHC 16VTransmission-short: 6ATransmission-long: 6-Speed AutomaticDriveline: FWDTank: 15.80 gallonFuel Economy-city: 21 miles/gallonFuel Economy-highway: 29 miles/gallonAnti-Brake System: 4-Wheel ABSSteering Type: R&PFront Brake Type: DiscRear Brake Type: DrumTires: P215/55R16 97HMaximum Towing: 2000 lbs50 state emissionsVEHICLE FEATURES:16 Inch Wheels4 Speakers4-Wheel Disc BrakesAM/FMAdjustable Steering WheelAir ConditioningAnti-Lock BrakesAux Audio AdapterBraking AssistBucket SeatsCD (Single Disc)Cargo Area LightCenter ConsoleClockCloth SeatsCruise ControlDriver Adjustable LumbarFront Floor Liners- WeathertechFog LightsFront Airbags (Driver)Front Airbags (Passenger)Front Bucket SeatsFront Side Airbags (Driver)Front Ventilated Disc BrakesFront Video MonitorFront and Rear Stabilizer BarFull Size Spare TireHeated MirrorsHigh Performance TiresIlluminated EntryIndependent SuspensionIntermittent WipersKeyless EntryLWB- Long Wheel BaseLow Fuel Level IndicatorMP3Passenger Sensing AirbagPower LocksPower MirrorsPower SteeringPower WindowsPrivacy Glass- FactoryRadio Data SystemReading LightsRear A/C ControlsRear Air ConditioningRear Air DuctsRear Head AirbagsRear Heat ControlsRear Side AirbagsRear Window DefrosterRear-View CameraSemi-Independent SuspensionSide AirbagSmart Device IntegrationSpeed Sensitive Volume ControlStability ControlSteel Spare Wheel RimSteel WheelsSteering Wheel ControlsSuper Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle IITachometerThermometerTire Pressure Monitoring SystemTorsion Bar SuspensionTraction ControlUrethane Shift Knob TrimUrethane Steering Wheel TrimVanity Mirror/LightWheel CoversContact DLM-Distribution ~ Campervans today at 651-285-7089 or 507-382-9446 for more information.Ask about financing, trades and delivery or pick up logistics.On sale by DLM-Distribution of Lake Crystal MN / 651-285-7089 / https://www.dlm-distribution.com
  4. 2013 Ford Transit connect campervan for sale. Remaining powertrain warranty. Brand New conversion by DLM-Distribution Visit or call www.dlm-distribution.com 651-285-7089 for more photos and complete details on this great campervan
  5. Looking for Campervan conversion services or turn key Campervans? Visit www.dlm-distribution.com for available vans and options. Your Camper van can be completed in less than a month at surprisingly low prices depending on what you are looking for. They are also on facebook at : www.facebook.com/transitconversions/ DLM-Distribution specializes in Ford Transit and Transit Connect Campervans
  6. FORD TRANSIT CONNECT CAMPER VAN CONVERSIONS More information and photos of converted Transit Connect Camper Vans at www.dlm-distribution.com
  7. 2013 Transit Connect Campervan for sale- Rear windows ( yes they open for ventaliation) remaining factory warranty! Visit www.dlm-distirbution.com for all avalable campervans Conversion by dlm-distribution Tel: 507-382-9446 Tel: 651-285-7089
  8. This 2013 Camper Van has bee sold. More for sale at dlm-distribution
  9. Mores seats available out of a 2013 Transit connect- new seats. $250 651.285.7089 DLM-Distribution
  10. 2013 Ford Transit connect Camper Van. Drives and parks like a car, fits in your garage! No storage fee for this unit when not in use! Ready to travel, Sleeps two comfortably on the road, best tailgate vehicle in its class. Up to 26 MPG Highway. This vehicle works well as a daily driver, camper or overnighter when traveling. Mileage 71,000 Used vehicle in great condition with brand new camper interior! More info at: http://performancejeepchrysler.com/transit Ask about nationwide delivery
  11. Yes, DLM-Distribution has moved into the conversion business converting the Ford Transit Connects into camper Vans. Dave Visit https://dlm-distribution.com for further details or visit us on facebook at: www.facebook.com/transitconversions/
  12. contact me for transit connect camper van step by step plans sales@performancejeepchrysler.com

  13. 2010-2013 Ford transit connect 2nd row seats with belts for sale. USED (perfect condition) Comes with seat belts and body mounting brackets for belts. $100 See Ford Transit connect seats HERE for more information