Our Cortez’s Master Plan

Hi, friends!  We aim to share all information on 1965 Clark Cortez — from refurbishing, modernizing, and customizing our motorhome to vehicle maintenance once we are traveling in it — so welcome to our master plan!67079265_853885774997573_7089435321296748544_n copyHere, we have guides that provide the nitty-gritty details of each job we accomplish.  We hope this will help anyone interested in refurbishing an old vehicle because you can do it — What you need most is determination, passion, and knowledge!  To help on the knowledge-end, as we continue to work, we will update our master plan so be sure to stop back for the latest and follow our blog so you won’t miss a job!


Exterior Guide

  • Glass
  • Underseal
  • Rust removal
  • Bodywork
  • Welding
  • Paint
  • Metalwork

Mechanical Guide

Electrical Guide

  • Solar panels
  • Batteries
  • Feeds
  • Air conditioning and heat
  • Switches and sockets
  • Lights
  • Appliances

Interior Guide

  • Layout
  • Cockpit
  • Living area
  • Kitchen
  • Bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Storage
  • Design

Water System Guide

  • Water tank
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink

Maintenance Guide

  • State inspection
  • Engine service
  • Gearbox oil service
  • Engine belt service
  • Coolant system service
  • Tire rotation

We also have a timeline that details immediate work we have completed or have planned next.  Give us a comment below if we’ve left a crucial part out too — We’d love the help!

Lastly, in case you are curious about costs, we have information on our motorhome expenses so visit A Breakdown of Costs for Our Cortez’s Overhaul.  Here, we are open and honest about all purchases thus far.  This, too, will be continuously updated in the hopes of helping someone who wants to or is in the process of renovating his/her motorhome.

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Thanks for stopping in, and we look forward to sharing our process!

Author: Soul of a Seeker

We are one American girl and one English bloke that seek an escape in nature. With our pup-kit and rare 1965 Clark Cortez motorhome, we chase a different life, one not dictated by society. Together though, we have one soul of a seeker.

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