17 Van Conversion Companies (Custom Van Builders)

17 Van Conversion Companies (Custom Van Builders)

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The appeal to live in a converted van while traveling the open road has definitely risen in appeal as better and better van conversion plans and kits have come to market.

However sometimes you just want to skip the DIY plans and go straight to the good part of enjoying the #vanlife.

That’s why we have done your van research for you and have found some of the best van conversion companies around.

Best Van Conversion Companies To Hire

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#1. Rossmonster Vans

Started in 2010 by a master carpenter Ross Williamson him and his team of professional engineers and woodworkers can but together some pretty classy looking vans. Take a look at their website to see some of their recent van conversions. They also offer some pretty suite van rentals if you just want to try out the van life before you go full time. Many of their documented projects appear to be with the very common Sprinter van but they also work with a wide range of other van models.

 

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#2. Van Life Customs

Van Life customs is an awesome van conversion company out of Denver, Colorado. It is a veteran owned and operated company started by a former Marine named Dave who has built the company from the ground up through word of mouth. They specialize in modern, rustic and unique style camper van builds.

 

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#3. Advanture Co. 

Advanture Co. offers a choice of a variety of prebuilt converted van models such as the Redwood King, Lumberjack, Little Knight and Aplenglow. They also know that building a conversion van can be very expensive which is why they allow you to build out your van in sections.

 

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#4. Adventure Vehicle Concepts

Started by just two friends in their shared garage. Matt and Stephen built their first conversion van as a need to make a long road trip more comfortable and ever since 2017 they have been going full time outfitting some great vans with some great designs.

 

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#5. Outside Van

Based in the Pacific Northwest out of Portland, Oregon and comprised of a team of 65 van loving professionals. Outside Van can certainly be considered a front runner when it comes to van conversions. With its founder starting his van building career over 30 years ago. Outside Van can create full custom vans designed from scratch but they also offer ready to drive multi-use vans.

 

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#6. Glamper Van

Glamper Van is definitely one of the favorites on the list. This van conversion company pumps out some pretty awesome Multi Use Vehicles (MUV) using the Ram Promaster 136wb. Each build boast a queen sized bed, the option for a mobile office setup and the capability to tow a truck. There is also a host of additional upgrade options that can make this a fantastic camper van designed for whatever adventure you can dream up.

 

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#7. ZENVANZ

Unlike most camper van conversion companies ZENVANZ builds all of its vans with easy to remove interior components. This means you can easily remove them and convert it back to its original design.

ZENVANZ also have exceptionally designed interiors using lightweight aluminum and eco-friendly bamboo.

They also offer DIY conversion kits that range between $18,000 for standard length vans and $22,000 for long wheel base vans.

 

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#8. Aspen Custom Vans

Aspen Custom Vans works with all sorts of van models like the popular Ford Transit and the Mercedes Sprinter. Aspen also offers consulting services for those wishing to do their own project. They also offer a number of rentals that can be found on outdoorsy so that you can even try out the van before you buy it.

 

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#9. Beartooth Vanworks

Beartooth Vanworks located in Bozeman, Montana creates what it calls “rugged conversion vans” built for the extreme outdoors. They offer five different models the Beartooth, Diamondback, Yellowstone, Roads End, and First Tracks. They also offer DIY assistance for those wanting to undertake their own van conversion.

 

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#10. Campfyre Vans

Campfyre vans creates a wide range of custom vans tailored to the interest of their customer. From weekend excursion vans to #vanlife living they can build what you need. Collectively their team has over 15 years of van building experience.

 

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#11. Campo Vans

Campo Vans has certainly completed their fair share of van conversions catering to all different needs. They have even installed a tub in a van per a customers request. That being said, their builds do not come cheap. The average build starts at $85,000. Although Campo Vans has only been building out custom conversion vans since 2015, they have over 35 years of professional finish carpentry experience.

 

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#12. Cascadia Vans

Cascadia Vans is a little different than your typical conversion van company. While they do offer select custom builds, their primary focus is on selling components such as DIY CV Modular interior kits, Custom floor kits, and roof racks.

 

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#13. Colorado Camper Van

Colorado Camper Vans specializes in Pop Top conversions with pricing ranging between $11,500 and $15,000. They also offer a few different interior plans as well as completely custom build outs.

 

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#14. Colorado Adventure Vans

Colorado Adventure Vans creates completely custom build outs designed to fit each of their clients unique needs. They also offer ready to drive camper vans if you don’t want to wait. Another cool thing they do is 3D modeling. That way you can see what your van will look like before you start the project so that you know exactly what you are getting.

 

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#15. Dirtbag Conversions

Dirtbag Conversions is located in the high desert of Bend, Oregon. The four main services that they offer are planning and design, insulation, interior construction, and solar and electrical systems. They work hard to stick to their clients budgets while still delivering their dream van.

 

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#16. El Kapitan Vans

El Kapitan based in Huntington Beach, CA is no stranger to custom van conversions. They’ve been pumping out awesome vans since 1984. In fact they have completed more than 15,000 van conversions while maintaining a strong reputation and great customer service.

 

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#17. Exclusive Outfitters

Exclusive outfitters only focuses on Sprinter van build outs and conversions. They have been in full operation for the last 10 years and have a combined 40+ years of experience and it shows in the work they do.

 

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Conclusion

Getting started on a new van conversion is pretty exciting but it can also be intimidating and costly. If you are unsure about which direction to go I would recommend just picking up the phone and talking with one of the experts. The van conversion companies on this list is a great place to start since most of them are more than happy to chat with you.

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Johnathan R. Smith
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