We specialize in van conversions for Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit, and Dodge Promaster vans. We also perform install services in our designated bay.


This is your chance! We have openings in our Fall Build schedule. 

Want your dream build to come true? We want to hear from you!!

A totally modular way to build out your vehicle for your needs

Visit Cargo Clips North America to learn more!

Looking for a Roof Rack, NERF BARS, BRUSH GUARD, Ladder, or other exterior accessories?

Head over to Stoked Adventures to get everything you need!

Our builds

At Pura Vida Vans our  experienced team  is here to help, from start to finish. We specialize in building out empty cargo vans based on the Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit and Dodge Promaster platforms.

Install – Repair Services

Building your own camper van can be a very daunting task and sometimes you may just need a helping hand or advice.


Thought in regards to your electrical system should be given early in the build stage. What are the requirements now and for possible future needs, for lighting, charge points, power inversion, solar charging, etc. What are the correct battery and wiring requirements for the system, Lithium or AGM?


Windows as well as good window covers are key to managing condensation in your van. We’re an experienced one-stop-shop for sourcing and installation of side windows, back door windows, vent windows. And don’t forget about window covers — a must for privacy, stealth camping and additional insulation in cold weather. We’re proud to offer Quest Overland window covers.


No one can live and function in a van without the proper ventilation! Roof venting can be a quick and easy job or it can take a bit of planning depending on your cooking needs, your climate, and how many people you have in the van. We stock and install MaxxAir deluxe fans, contact us to book your appointment.


We recently added an install bay to our operation so that we can serve our clients need quicker for items such as the installation of, windows, skylights, vents, heating systems, etc. Call us to book your appointment.


Thought to sizing the solar panel system to integrate with your electrical system is key to meeting power needs when you’re off grid. Our services include system selection (including panels and controller) and installation. We’re a proud a Zamp solar dealer.


If you’re still waiting for your van or just need some advice from someone besides Youtube, we can show you different design options we’ve used in our builds and provide some recommendations for your desired van lifestyle.


Warmth is an important element for your comfort. In addition to providing heat, heaters also provide airflow which helps to reduce moisture in your van. We are experienced in diesel, gas as well as propane heater installations and carry Planar, Espar, Bison and Propex products.


Have an electrical short, a squeak or something else in your build that isn’t working quite the way it should? We can diagnose the issue and figure out a solution. We will definitely need to see your van for this.

Client Testimonials

“Alex and the staff at Pura Vida Vans are great to work with and were really knowledgable throughout the process of designing and building out our Sprinter 144 4x4.”
Karen Boyd
"Alex and his team are truly amazing. I researched a number of companies and businesses to determine what I felt was going to deliver the best conversion - Alex and the Team were amazing and the right choice right from the start."
Dan Jepsen
“Alex and the whole Pura Vida/Stoked Adventure Outfitters crew have done a fantastic job on our Sprinter van build. They guided us through the whole process from getting the right spec for the van as well as scoping out what was doable within our budget.”
Bernhard Kerschbaumer

Contact Us

Contact us anytime, our regular office hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4 pm. We’re always interested to hear from you! Please note that visits to the shop are by appointment only.

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