Buying a Transit van for self-build camper

I am looking in to building a camper van. My price range is up to £7000 and I am looking at using the Ford Transit LWB High Roof but I am unsure which is the best one to buy for weight carrying.Can you give any advise on this please?

Asked on 16 February 2016 by Tonyxs

Answered by Honest John
The problem with a self built camper is the weight of DIY fittings compared to special factory built fittings. They can put the whole van over its limit and, of course, affect its fuel economy. But the most sensible vans to convert are low floor and front wheel drive, never rear wheel drive. Standard issue throughout Europe are Sevel built FIAT Ducato, Peugeot Express and Citroen Despatch, but Renault Trafic, Vauxhall Vicaro, Nissan Primastar also okay. Most popular van of the lot is a Transit, but be sure to get one with front wheel drive to get the low floor.
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