Van Specs

Make & Model: 2016 Ford Transit 250 (low top)

Size: Standard length, 130″ wheelbase

Engine: 3.7L V6

Fuel: Flex-fuel, Up to 19 MPG

Mileage (when purchased): 18,000

Price: $24,000

ford transit van conversion

After Conversion Specs

Fuel Consumption: up to 17 MPG

Living Space: Approx. 55 square feet

High Top Extension: 24″ Fiberglass bubble top made and installed by Fiberine

Exterior Height: 9’6″

Interior Height: 6’1″

Cost of Conversion: $40,000 (includes labor, materials, and high top extension, but excludes discounts and sponsorships I received)


Casper the Van 2.0 is a remodeled version of my first $3.5K budget self-converted van build. It is the same Ford Transit van, but the conversion was redone from scratch to include most of the luxuries I wish I had incorporated in my first DIY build. Casper 2.0 was designed by me and built by RV Renovators in Mesa, Arizona.


Ford Transit Van Conversion Details & Supplies


Kitchen & Plumbing







Exterior Upgrades


Interior Upgrades

Swivel Base for Passenger Seat*

I bought my custom swivel base through DiscountVanTruck for $199 (the Amazon link above is a comparable model)


Take A Tour of My Van



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Items with a * are not the exact product I used but are a comparable item.