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East Lansing, Michigan

2014 Nissan NV 2500 V8 High Top Custom conversion

$35,000

Seller's Description

Custom camper van built for traveling the Oregon coast; we've sinced moved to Michigan and have a small farm and don't expect to be able to use her as much. We've loved our time in this van, but it's time to consider letting her go to a new owner that will get here out in the world more than we can. - Nissan NV 2500 HD SV Cargo Base - side and rear windows, white, AC, AM/FM radio with CD player, rear wheel drive, V8 engine, remote lock/unlock/alarm - All oil/brake/tire/recall maintenance taken care of on time, with most mechanical work done at Nissan dealerships; one issue with rear axle in the past was fully replaced/repaired in 2021 - no other issues - Carfax was clean when we bought her (1 previous owner - we think used in a commercial fleet); we have most bigger maintenance records available (I doubt I've kept every oil change receipt!) - No accidents or emergency breakdowns since we've had her - this includes up and down mountains and towing a mid-size SUV across the country - Several small exterior dents that were sloppily painted over by the used car dealership we bought the van from; however, no rust or other major cosmetic issues Customizations: - Havelock wool batting insulation - Bedrug brand fitted floor (cushioning and insulating - easy to clean) - 3/4" plywood bed frame attached to vehicle structure via riv nuts; "overengineered" 2"x4" supports that have never sagged or warped under any weight; easily fits short queen parallel to vehicle, slight compression/shortening of the bed if placing perpendicular - 3 x roof top cross bars with 100 W solar panel (only two installed, but third bar and installation hardware are available) - 3 x 100 Ah Battle Born Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries, seated over the driver's side rear tire under the bed - Victron 12/3000/120 MultiPlus Charger Inverter with external 30A shore power connection on rear driver's side wall panel - 1 x 120v electrical box (4 outlets, 1 USB-A, 1 USB-C connection total) - Note: this will run an induction cooktop just fine while connected to shore power; 300 Ah of battery have been insufficient to use an induction cooktop while boondocking/off grid - 1 x MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus with white cover (manual open version, no rain cover) installed towards middle of cabin for intake/exhaust - 1 x Dometic CRX 140S refrigerator with freezer compartment (can be wired to 12/24v and 110v; currently only wired to 12v system) - 1 x Ikea stainless steel kitchen counter/sink with 2 x water reservoirs (6 gal fresh, 6 gal gray) and small button operated, rechargeable faucet/dispensor (note: faucet not installed securely and the water reservoirs are secured to the frame of the sink/countertop; we've had no problems with this setup, but it is admittedly a little junky looking) - Two seperately switched LED reading lamps (good if two people are sleeping sideways) with two USB-A outlets and a 12-v cigarette style outlet mounted on the wall - One row of "house" LED lights with dimmer switches (that I could never figure out how to work properly... but they're yours! Currently, the lights are either off or dim - they work fine for us, but you may want to fix it up; switches are not in housing since I was always hoping to tinker with them) - White PVC boards for ceiling (with Havelock wool underneath) - Faux wood paneling for walls (looks rough - if we keep her, we'll be replacing them this summer) - Two Ikea two-door cabinets, one above galley for dishes/etc, one above bed for clothes/etc - Space underneath the bed for two large rubbermaid bins + extra (could easily hold a mountain bike or two, but I'd recommend a hitch rack for your bikes) - Blackout curtains velcro mounted to the side sliding door, hung from a pop-in style curtain rod behind the driver/passenger seats, and hung from strung wire for the rear door windows (they work very well in combination - easy to sleep until noon if it doesn't get hot out). Projects for you to plan (or for me to do if we don't sell!): - No insulation/trim on the side sliding door or rear doors; original trim on the sliding door was gone when we bought her. We never needed that much insulation in Oregon, but this will be necessary if you're trying to 4 seasons camp in colder weather - No heating system for boondocking currently installed for the cabin (main vehicle engine heater works great for a quick boost and if you're connected to shore power, a small electric 110v space heater keeps you nice and toasty warm - also useful for drying things out if you come in soaking wet) - Piece of trim covering the bottom of the rear door seal cracked when removing and we haven't replaced it - We've never needed the spare tire kit/tire and they look a little rusty, but they're still present (tire mounted under the van); spare was inspected and OK in July 2021 - During a monsoon type rain downpour, we had a short in the 30A shore power connector - the incoming circuit breaker worked as designed and there was no risk of fire or damage to the house electrical system, but I never did find out how that happened - everything worked fine before and after - Currently, we have a battery isolator with 00 gauge wire connected to the vehicle battery/alternator that is SUPPOSED to provide ongoing charge to the LiFePO4 setup - we've never gotten this working, but it is still installed and yours to trouble shoot. NOT included in the sale for sanitary reasons (unless at your direct request): - Small folding ottoman with 2.5gal cartridge-style portable toilet - Short queen foam bed - 5 gal solar shower - Options if you're interested: - We keep the batteries (~$3k), charger/inverter (~$2k), solar panel (~$100), and refrigerator (~$2k) and knock off $8k from list price; this leaves the wiring, fans, and lights installed for your own setup - We can gut the whole thing (would recommend leaving the fan in at least) for you to start from scratch; no use for the wood/bedrug/wool insulation etc, and it would be a lot of work on our end so we wouldn't knock off more than $8k for that option - Whatever you're thinking We have priced high because that's what she's worth; we still owe some $ on the loan and do not have to sell her, so please do not waste your time with low ball offers. We might consider a combo of a trade (small pop up/tear drop trailer/older RV in working condition) + cash (would have to be at least $10k to cover the remainder on the loan) Nessie has been an amazing van and, if we had the time, we would be touring her all over the midwest. But, alas, we're working on some homesteading and she deserves more adventure than watching us drive a tractor passed the driveway. Thank you for looking! **More photos coming soon**

About

  • make: Nissan
  • model: N V 2500 H D S V
  • year: 2014
  • fuel: Gasoline
  • odometer: 97,000 miles
  • sleeps: 2
  • seats: 2
  • type: Camper Van
  • roof: Hi Top

Amenities

  • ac_unit
    Ac
  • health_and_safety
    Airbags
  • Solar
  • electrical_services
    Inverter
  • Heater
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Backup Camera
  • shower
    Shower
  • Extra Storage
  • Toilet
  • accessible_forward
    Wheelchair Accessible
  • 4wd
  • electric_rickshaw
    Generator
  • Tow Hitch
  • tv
    Tv
  • Water Tank
  • Leveling Jacks
  • pedal_bike
    Bike Rack

Kitchen

  • kitchen
    Fridge
  • Stove
  • Sink
  • dining
    Table
  • microwave
    Microwave
  • Oven

About The Seller

T. William
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