Products We Use And Trust

At Contravans, we use the highest quality products in order to deliver the best, most reliable Contra Systems to our customers. We share that information so you can see what we do, learn more about the products, and even buy them for yourself if you’re working on a DIY project. Follow the links below to learn more.



Water Jugs

Whether you’re out for the day, the weekend, or the trip of a lifetime, carrying enough water is key. Depending upon the Contra System, we use all of the water jugs listed below.


Single Burner Butane Stove

  • Cleaning and maintaining the burner is easy, just wipe clean and store.

  • Heat output of 7,200 BTU provides enough power for all your cooking needs.

  • The stove uses 8 oz canister or propane tank 16.4 oz. (NOT included), and is perfect for any outdoor occasion.

  • Built in pressure sensor protection can cut off the gas flow mechanism once over gas pressure.

Yakima Slim Shady Awning

This awning mounts quickly and easily to the side of almost any roof rack and only takes up six inches of bar space so it won't crowd your kayaks, cargo boxes, or bikes. It's super easy to use and delivers 42 square feet of shady coverage on summer days. A locking mechanism prevents theft.

Build Items


Vent Fan - MaxxAir 4500K

MaxxAir makes the best, quietest fans on the market. When the lid is closed, the MAXXFAN will still operate to circulate air inside your van.

  • High-powered 10-speed intake and exhaust fan

  • Manual opening or remote control electric opening models available

  • Rain Sensor closes lid if it rains

Recessed LED Puck Lights

These recessed mount LEDs with spring clips provide a clean and neat finish after installation. Add a dimmer switch to set the mood in your van just right. Best of all, they’re designed for use in vehicles, so they’re shock and vibration resistant.


Available in various sizes and lengths, here are links to some of the wire that we use.

Must-have Tools

Dewalt Step Bit Set

Step bits are very useful because they can be used to drill a range of different sized holes with a single bit. They also help prevent you from drilling too far through interior body panels thereby denting and damaging the exterior panels of your van.

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