Full Bespoke Conversions

Full conversion with Elevating Roof, Diesel Heater, High spec EVO Design furniture, 50L Compressor Fridge, M1 tested bed 
and swivel seat and so much more. 

The Thistle 2 is our most popular camper with a 2 seat rear bed fitted. This camper has been evolved over the years, it maximises cupboard space, 

We have included a detailed list below of every thing that is fitted as standard based on a SWB T6.1 T6 & T5 Volkswagen Transporter panel van. 

Warranty: All conversions come with 12 month parts and labour warranty. This covers all of the camper conversion work carried out. There is also a 5 year warranty on the Drive Lodge elevating roof.

Cost: 

This VW camper conversion with all that is listed below, comes at the cost of £13500 (inc VAT).  There are no hidden extras, give us your VW T6.1, T6 or a T5 Transporter, tell us your preferred colour scheme and drive away in your new Thistle Camper!

​STRIP OUT

  • We strip the van of all wooden panels/bulkhead and grey trim in cab area.

  • The van is fully insulated to the highest standard, This includes sound deadening, two layers of insulation and finished with carpet lining. 

  • We fit a new floor, new panels, new side and rear side steps. 

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  • ELEVATING ROOF

  • Drivelodge Evelating roof.  Comes with solid front spoiler which drastically reduces wind noise. 

  • Low profile elevating pop top roof with LED lighting in roof space.

  • Elevating bed platform on gas struts with custom made memory foam mattress

  • 2. ELEVATING ROOF

  • The van is now fitted with an Austops* slimline roof, including scissor hinges and a full bed kit.

  • There is an additional charge of £450 plus VAT if your vehicle has metallic paint you want it to match.

  • * alternative pop-top roof manufactures are available. Please contact us to discuss.

  • 3. WINDOWS

  • We mark out window aperture and then mask off area around the window cut out the window holes treat the metal and fit rubber edging and bond in the windows.

  • n/s/f fixed window in privacy. SGI o/s/f sliding window in privacy. Other windows may be fitted with an extra change.

  • 4. TRIMMING

  • Van is now fully trimmed (colour of your choice) in veltrim , altro floor and faux suede door cards and head lining:

  • Altro floor

  • Veltrim

  • New side step with light

  • New full width rear step

  • Faux suede door panels and head lining

  • Front thermal window blinds

  • 5. ELECTRICS

  • We then wire all of the camper electrics. All wires are double insulated fixed and labelled every 200mm  on the outer conduit 12v and 240v  all electrical components are listed below:

  • 900wh gel battery

  • Durite 0-727-33 12 volt 140 amp charge relay

  • 20 amp circuit breaker

  • 15 amp wurth fuse holder

  • 12 volt relay

  • 18 metres black flexible conduit

  • 19 metres 6.0mm bs6231 red tri rated cable

  • 4 metres .75mm bs6231 red tri rated cable

  • 1 metre .75mm bs6231 green tri rated cable

  • BCA power distribution unit with bespoke controller & loom

  • 240 volt hook point

  • 2 x 3 pin slimline power points

  • Double USB charging points

  • 4 x flush round led lights

  • Flush round bed light

  • Lab craft nebula strip light

  • 50 litre compressor fridge

  • Carbon monoxide alarm

  • Under seat battery bracket

  • Lots and lots of terminal connector and cable ties

  • 6. 8 BALL CUPBOARD SYSTEM

  • Our cupboard system has been designed by us to be both functional and stylish, while still providing the maximum storage space using the best possible materials. We also fit upper lockers above the cooker and rear seat as standard. with soft close on all doors for noise reduction and a quality feel:

  • Four 8×4 sheets of lightweight furniture ply (Vohringer, Decalan, or Moorland lightweight ply).

  • One 28mm black granite effect worktop.

  • Nine bespoke hand made cupboard doors with signature silver edging.

  • 2.5m of 1 1/4 inch continuous hinge for the upper lockers.

  • Four 110 degree concealed hinges.

  • Two 160 degree concealed hinges for the front wardrobe door.

  • Thirteen brushed nickel plated push button door latches

  • Eleven metres of silver knock in edging (only used on high impact areas for durability)

  • Thirty five metres of silver iron on edge trim to seal and protect the wood.

  • 500mm of silver gallery rail.

  • Two 450mm soft close ball bearing draw runners.

  • Nine wurth soft close door pins

  • Four sprung door lid stays for upper lockers

  • One table rail and foldaway table leg

  • 7. KITCHEN AND SINK

  • All our camper vans come with an LPG approved gas locker that are fully inspected by an external gas engineer. We have also incorporated an internal 23 litre water tank that is filled from the rear, new for 2016!

  • SMEV 8822 sink \ 2 ring cooker unit

  • 3 metres of 8 mm gas pipe

  • 1 x gas shut off valve

  • 1 x gas test T

  • 1 x gas regulator

  • 1 x flexi gas bottle connector pipe

  • 1 x gas bottle strap

  • 4 x gas drop vents

  • 1 x 8 mm gas pipe connector

  • Fire extinguisher

  • Taylor made gas locker

  • 23 litre water tank with water pump

  • Water tap

  • Water fill point

  • Water drain point

  • Hose clip

  • 900 mm x 40 mm diameter water pipe

  • 1850 mm x 10 mm diameter water pipe

  • M1 Crash tested Fabworx Easylift Rock and Roll bed with 2 safet y-certified seatbelts, custom made upholstery and large storage area underneath

  • M1 Crash tested Kiravans double swivel seat spins into the living space.

  • MV Airo Diesel Heater.

  • EVO Design furniture in gloss white with gloss black worktop and table.  Highest spec furniture available.

  • Additional over-sink LED light shelf and over-bed LED locker to maximise storage

  • Dometic Waeco CRX50 Fridge with Freezer compartment.

  • Dometic Smev sink and double ring gas hob.

  • Full water system with sink, pump, integral tank, electronic level indicator, external filler cap and waste outlet.

  • 115Ah Leisure battery with Sterling battery to battery charging for charging leisure battery whilst driving.

  • 230V Mains hook up and PMS3 power management system with integral battery charging options.

  • Fully insulated walls and doors throughout the living space.

  • Blackout curtains ensure thermal efficiency and a great night’s sleep.

  • Altro walkway hardwearing floor covering.