2009 Chevrolet Express 3500 Short Bus OFF-GRID

by Carmen Wright
Published: August 9, 2023 (2 months ago)
Express 3500

2009 Chevrolet Express 3500 Short Bus FULLY CONVERTED and OFF-GRID!! Sleeps 1 adult and 1 child comfortably as a full-time live-in Skoolie, or 2 adults and 1 child/1 adult and 2 kids if used as a weekend camper. I have lived in it with my kid, cat, and dog since March 2023 as an interim home while searching for a new job and housing. MUST SELL ASAP!!! Make reasonable offer.

Conversion Package list:

  • 4 x 255 watt solar panels (1020 total wattage)
  • 2 x 200ah Renogy GEL batteries
  • Renogy Rover 60 amp MPPT Charge Controller
  • Renogy 2000w 12v Pure Sine Wave Inverter
  • RV gravity flush toilet
  • full bathroom plumbed with black tank 
  • 6 gallon freshwater tank
  • Joolca Hottap Nomad kit (instant hot water propane heater with off-grid pump, sink, shower and sink nozzles) – currently configured as an outdoor shower, but can easily be re-routed through the bathroom window if you want an indoor shower)
  • Joolca Hottap unit mount
  • AC/Heater unit (not currently hooked up to solar system)


  • 5.5 x 2 ft kitchen counter
  • 6 x 1 x 1 ft double kitchen cabinet
  • 47 x 77 inch sleeping loft with bookshelf/TV stand
  •  under-loft area can be used for storage or will fit a toddler bed or can be a large dog’s happy cave 
  • 1 passenger seat 
  • 5 custom built storage stairs/cubbies
  • 1 large closet with hanger hooks

Other Upgrades:

  • July 8th, 2023 – 4 new tires, 2 of which are all-terrain installed on the drive axle for superior traction in wet grass or mud
  • May 2023 – new brakes
  • March 2023 – new Ivy Green exterior paint job
  • March 2023 – new power steering harness 
  • March 2023 – 10,000 lb tow hitch, brake box, and braking system wiring installed by Mountain Valley Truck & Trailer

I will accept the first signed offer with a down payment that I receive. Thanks for looking!

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