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How to Install a Gaslow Filler Kit in your Campervan (LPG inlet)

Cutting a hole in the side of your van can be terrifying - it's one of the first things you need to do for your van conversion and one of the most important! However fret not, while it might be scary, it is actually very easy. In this guide I will show you the simple, no-nonsense approach to installing a Gaslow filling point gas inlet in your campervan. By the end you're van will be ready for a stove, heater, and hot shower! I'm Shane, I've been teaching people to convert campervans for many years, I'm the van conversion instructor at Udemy, author of The Van Conversion Newsletter, and the proud owner of a beautiful self-build campervan called Beans. So let's jump in and have a look at what to do!

How to Install a Gaslow Filler Kit in your Campervan (LPG inlet)

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Supplies List 🛒

Bosch power drill

​Bosch power drill (800W)

For driving and drilling

​Hammerite metal paint

For protecting bare metal from rust

Sikaflex 522


​​WD40 oil

For keeping the hole saw lubricated

Hole saw set

​Bosch Bi-metal hole saw set

For cutting circular holes in wood and metal

Gaslow refill point

Gaslow filler kit

Metal file

​Metal file

For cutting grooves to hold the filler inlet

8 steps to installing a Gaslow filler kit in your van

A gas inlet would be needed if you're planning on using a refillable gas cylinder such as Gaslow. The reason you want gas in your van is so that you can power your stove, your heater and optionally your shower.

I personally have an 11kg Gaslow refillable cylinder with a gaslow refill point that goes into the side of the van. I love how easy refilling with LPG is with a refillable cylinder!

Gaslow campervan gas 11kg refillable

Here are the steps to installing a Gaslow filler kit in your van:

1. Attach a bi-metal holesaw to your drill (bi-metal means that it can cut metal)