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Chevy Conversion Vans Handicap Wheelchair Accessible  

Chevy conversion vans are defined as regular full sized vans that are taken from car lots and then converted into "luxury" vans with beds, omega replica watches sinks, cabinets and custom paint jobs.   Many are fitted with handicap accessible accessories such as wheelchair lifts.  Basically though, to many people conversion vans are simply very affordable trailers!

What Are Inside Those Conversion Vans?

Would you believe it?  Your own private bathroom, change room, kitchen, living room and bedroom.  In that (relatively) small conversion van!  It is the conversion van-marketing gimmick-it's a small travel trailer somehow fit into a full sized van.  You get the RV living lifestyle, with the easy parking, drivability and custom style.  It's actually much less expensive-not only less than a motor home which could easily cost $50,000 for an economic model, it's also less expensive than a travel trailer or fifth wheel, which usually averages about $15,000 without a vehicle.  Conversion vans can sell for less then $10,000: a smooth running vehicle with a completely livable (though relatively small) quarters and fitted with handicap accessories and wheelchair lifts.

The History Of Conversion Vans

The conversion van craze began in the 1980s when smaller RVs were becoming popular; in fact many motor homes were being made from van Rolex Day-Date Replica Watches chassis.  However, these vans were made by well-known RV companies.  Conversion vans were simply manufactured by anyone and anywhere.  The process simply involved sprucing up the regular full size van, adding to it, and reselling for a profit.  Eventually the "big three" American auto manufacturers got involved in the van conversion business.  They shipped incomplete vehicles to approved converters and then after production, the van was sold to dealerships.

Criticisms Of Conversion Vans

In the race to create conversion vans for mass profit, however, safety and quality have been sacrificed.  Auto manufacturers really don't care about the quality of the product-they just want to move merchandise and get a minimal amount of conversions a year.  Even the approved converters are criticized for low quality-imagine the work the non-approved converter can get away with.  Usually no serious testing is done on these models for mechanical performance or safety.  This doesn't bode well for the handicapped folks that want a safe van with wheelchair lift louis vuitton outlet. Conversion vans may be risky buy-to say the least.  You always get what you pay for.