Welcome. Good to see more enthusiasts from the East Coast join the group.
Lot of talent and knowledge showcased throughout the Forum thread's - just browsing these topics will net you answers & ideas. More than likely will also fuel your enthusiasm for the "van life".
Member TLG has been instrumental in arranging an East Coast rally - If you have interest follow the link below (Could also be an opportunity for you to get acquainted with some of the different rigs out there):