About this blog

This blog is the diary of a Nissan NV200 SE dci van converted into a compact but well equipped camper van. Dinkums Camper. Now a Drivelodge Nevada

The actual conversion work was completed in 2013.

You can scroll down, month by month, back to the start of the blog. Just click on the relevant month in Archives

Some of the photographs will enlarge when clicked. If you see any image which you object to please contact me via Comments. It is NOT our intention to infringe any copyright

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We actively seek your comments and contributions

For 2016 and beyond, we shall be posting reports on actually using the Campervan. Sometimes towing an Elddis Xplore 302 SE caravan. We love all things ” Motorhome” and campervan including VW.

please see our sister Blog   http://www.bowtopblog.wordpress.com  which is the diary of making a copy of a Bow Top Gypsy caravan. I did not want to “dilute” this Blog too much with diversions,hence a seperate Blog for the Bow Top Vardo.

8 Responses to “About this blog”

  1. simon williams August 25, 2013 at 3:41 pm #

    Hi Dinkum
    Been following your blog for a while now. Thought you might like to see some pics of my NV that I recently finished converting. If you send me your e-mail address I’ll send them on to you.
    Simon

  2. Bernd October 10, 2014 at 6:18 pm #

    Take a Look at http://www.campvan.eu, it is our bavarian Projekt for nv200

  3. Allan Mcevoy February 8, 2016 at 1:13 pm #

    Hi Dinkum
    First time on your blog, just finished, well nearly, my NV200 conversion and loving it.
    Happy to post pics if you want them
    Do you know if the passenger seat can swivel and where to get parts
    Allan

    • Dinkum February 8, 2016 at 5:46 pm #

      Hi Allan, welcome to the Blog ! We would love to see your photos and publish them on the Blog. The passenger seat can be made to swivel. You will need a “universal” set of slides for fore and aft movement plus a “universal” swivel mechanism. I have published details some time ago.Aavailable from EBay., not specific to NV200. I will seek the info out and either re-publish and/or email you so that you can forward photos to me. Thanks for your interest! “DINKUM”

  4. CD July 5, 2016 at 10:13 am #

    Thanks for all the info regarding the NV200, very helpful indeed. Shoot me an email when you get a chance please. Thank you

    • Dinkum July 5, 2016 at 3:39 pm #

      Thanks Cammy for your kind comments. Are you working on an NV200 or do you have one? Or perhaps looking to buy one?

  5. Andy October 26, 2016 at 6:42 pm #

    Hi, I just thought that you might be interested in this article about this new Electric NV200 mobile office.

    http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2016/10/nissans-pimped-up-all-electric-office-van-has-everything-but-a-toilet/

    • Dinkum October 26, 2016 at 8:14 pm #

      Thanks for the Link. I will post it in it’s own page shortly. An interesting concept!Cheers

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