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What Wheel Base is Best for Van Life?

Are you exploring the world of custom camper vans and quickly learning that van life has a vast amount of new information to absorb? If this sounds like you, you might have recently discovered that camper vans come in different sizes, each catering to distinct needs. In this blog, we’ll delve into the Mercedes Sprinter […]

The Most Important Feature in Any Custom Camper Van

Most Imporant Feature in a Camper van

When it comes to designing the perfect campervan, there’s one element that stands above the rest in importance: the bed. Far more than just a place to rest your head at night, the bed is the cornerstone of comfort and relaxation during your adventures on the road. At Papago Vans, we understand the significance of […]

The Best Cooling Options for Custom Camper Vans

Best Camper van Cooling Solutions

Embarking on a journey in your custom camper van through the stunning landscapes of Arizona is an adventure like no other. With the desert sun beating down, ensuring your comfort on the road becomes paramount. As Arizona’s fastest-growing custom camper van builder, Papago Vans is dedicated to providing you with the perfect cooling solution tailored […]

Is the Ram ProMaster the Best Van For Tall People?

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Have you heard of the rare baby giraffe that was just born at a Tennessee Zoo? This giraffe is thought to be the only one of its kind in the entire world, born entirely spotless. Why is that important to a van life and a custom campervan builder? Well… the average height of a newborn […]

Where Can I Park My Campervan? An Introduction to iOverlander

Picture this: You’ve just picked up your brand new custom campervan from Papago Vans, your heart is filled with excitement, and the open road is calling your name. You start planning your maiden voyage, perhaps a jaunt across state lines or even a cross-country trek. However, as you dive deeper into the planning, you start […]

AGM Vs Lithium Batteries for Van Life

Before you start any van build, you must outline every single detail of the build to have an intentional position for everything that is included in the small space that you are working with.  In addition to the capacity of the van, you have to take into account the amount of power you will be […]

Working with a Van Conversion Company

If you are like everyone else that is considering #vanlife, you are probably searching the depths of the internet to find inspiration for your own build. You may have most of your questions answered but almost all of you have at least a few questions about the build itself or the entire process from start […]

6 Reasons to Use Havelock Wool in a Van Conversion

Wool Insulation | All Natural & High-Performance | Havelock Wool Have you found yourself in the early stages of your van build and need help deciding on the best insulation for your walls? Here at Papago Vans, we have built many different styles of vans for people in all types of climates—from Arizona summers to […]

The Best Awning for Vanlife

Thinking about van life, or maybe you already have a van conversion and need some extra shade? The Fiamma F 65 eagle automatic legless awning is a must-have. With a simple push-button operation, wind-deflective safety system, and adjustable arms, you can easily feel cooler than the other side of the pillow.  The Fiamma F65 Eagle […]

How to Prevent Squeaks in a Campervan

Picture this, everything you’ve ever wanted has come to fruition at the hands of your van builders! Full of joy and excitement, you drive your new van off the lot and into your first adventure. 15 minutes pass, and you go from very happy to quite annoyed and upset … About what, you might ask? […]