Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of frequently asked questions designed to help out our clients with key information.   We are always here to answer questions not covered below via email, info@puravidavans.com or by phone, 1-604-849-3899 or Toll Free: 1-833-849-39329

Where are you located and what are your hours?

Our shop is located at: 3 - 40330 Government Rd. in beautiful Squamish BC. Our office hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, however shop visits are by appointment only.

When is your next availability for a full custom van conversion?

Currently, we are booking for the spring of 2023 for a full conversion. However, please contact us with your project idea and we will see if we can accommodate you, as we do have an install bay for small projects.

What types of vans do you work on?

We work on the Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit, and the Dodge Promaster platforms for full conversions. We do perform partial conversions and smaller projects from time to time on other type of vehicles. We are always interested in new projects so please contact us to discuss what we maybe able to do for you.

How long does it take to convert a van?

A typical van conversion will take about 5 to 6 months from the planning stages to finish. This includes design, creation of 3D build drawings, sourcing supplies and building your van conversion. Generally we allow about 3 months of shop time for a build.

Do you have a Standard build package?

Our full builds are custom built specifically to our clients wants and needs. However, we do have an interior finish package available which offers, panelling, basic electrical system, a roof vent and a removable aluminum bed system.

Do you perform installs and or repairs

Yes we do have an install bay, which allows us to perform installs of items such as heaters, AC units, flares, windows, skylights, electrical systems, etc. for your DIY build. We also perform some repair services - our install bay does book well in advance, so contact us for an appointment.

Do you work on partial conversions?

We do have an installation bay for smaller projects such as heater, windows, vent installs, etc. Sometimes if our shop time allows we are happy to assist with partial builds or other projects. Check out Services for an overview. Please note that we don’t install customer supplied parts.

Do you sell converted vans?

No we do not sell converted vans at the moment. We can assist in sourcing a van for your custom conversion.

Do you provide the van for a build?

No, our clients bring their own vans to be converted. If you’re looking for a van, we can connect you with some of our sources to help you find one.

What is your average build cost?

Build costs vary with each build as they are specific to the clients needs - a build will start at around $45K

Do you provide financing?

In some cases financing for builds maybe available, please contact us in this regard to discuss options available.

Do you work with clients from the U.S.A?

Yes, we would be happy to work with you on your project. However, the van must be supplied by you and purchased in the U.S.A.