RAM ProMaster 159 high roof conversion ProMaster van conversion

Highlands

2015 Ram Promaster 3500 High Roof 159" Wheelbase

About This Build

Our first van—the build that started it all!

The Van

  • 2015 Ram Promaster 3500 High Roof 159” Wheelbase

  • Inline 4-cylinder 3.0L turbo diesel engine

  • Front wheel drive

  • Heated power folding mirrors, Bluetooth touchscreen infotainment, Backup Camera, Fog Lights, 6-way adjustable premium cloth seats, USB & MP3 input

  • Factory installed fixed rear door windows

  • Van was previously owned by a local business and was covered in a vinyl wrap. We removed most of the wrap, but left the Colorado/American flag on the rear doors to stand out

Exterior

  • Installed OEM fixed sliding door window

  • MaxxAir Deluxe 5100k 10-speed roof fan (works as intake or exhaust), tilting fan cover allows it to be operated while driving or in the rain

  • Solar panels fixed to rooftop

Electrical system

  • Two 100-watt Renogy solar panels

  • 30-amp PWM charge controller (LI capable)

  • 100AH Mighty Max Intelligent Gel Deep Cycle Battery—perfect size for application, easily expandable if one wanted extra storage

  • 1000-watt inverter hardwired into electrical outlet

  • Dimmable LED flush mount ceiling lights

  • Under bed storage area light

  • Electrical outlet/USB outlet and Renogy battery monitor located by bed/kitchen

Living Space

  • Fully insulated with rigid foam board and spray foam

  • 2 burner stainless steel propane stove

  • Removable 5 lb. propane canister for easy refill (propane tank & shutoff valve are located in cabinet base below the sink/stove)

  • Stainless steel sink

  • Foot pump actuated sink faucet for simplicity and water conservation, located to the right of the base cabinet (no hot water)

  • 6 gallon fresh/6 gallon grey water storage under sink. Easy to keep multiple fresh tanks in under bed storage for additional water, and easy to refill on the road with removable design.

  • Magnetic strip mounted above sink for storing knives & silverware

  • Flip up table to create a small eating space or extra countertop while cooking; easily seats two with folding chair

  • 26 Quart 12v Refrigerator on slide out drawer for easy access

  • Hidden storage in bench seat with flip up top

  • Short Queen memory foam 8" mattress

  • Endless storage potential under the bed! Slider tray extends out 50" with two removable thru-axle mounts for bicycles

  • Removable bike repair "shop-stand" mounted to rear doors for bike maintenance on the go

Interior Finishes

  • Beetle kill pine walls & ceiling sealed with water-based topcoat to preserve the gorgeous natural wood grain without yellowing

  • Cedar accent trim & flip up seat top

  • Smartcore waterproof vinyl flooring—durable & easy to clean

  • Custom cabinetry with recess panel cabinet doors featuring antiqued blue paint for a pop of color with an aged look to complement the rustic beetle kill pine walls

  • Soft-close drawers with lots of room for storing pots & pans (or more gear!)

  • Butcher block countertop & flip up tabletop sealed with natural beeswax polish

  • Custom sewn window curtains to block front cab/rear windows; cellular shade on sliding door window