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Re: Tentatively, the CumulonimBus. (We are weather nerds...l

Postby lornaschinske » Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:22 am

MasterFeather wrote:... our phones both died trying to get a signal on the way there!


You need a Wilson Trucker's Cell phone antenna and the adapter to plug into your phone (if they make one). Makes a big difference.

As far as the bus.. congrats. Don't be too hasty tossing everything. You may be able to reuse/repurpose some stuff. I too would re arrange the layout.
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Re: Tentatively, the CumulonimBus. (We are weather nerds...l

Postby Tango » Thu Jul 28, 2011 9:15 am

Hey MF...Welcome! Considering you have a very cool unit with most of the basics in place as well as a resume that includes multiple conversions...this should be a fun and interesting build to follow. Once again, Welcome!
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Stuff » Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:21 am

looks awesome! almost like a time capsule at the same time lol
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Tango » Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:21 am

...a cross between the Victorian age and a Pirate ship. :D



Don't forget to throw in a little "Steampunk" while you're at it! Sounds cool.
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Stuff » Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:35 am

Tango wrote:
...a cross between the Victorian age and a Pirate ship. :D



Don't forget to throw in a little "Steampunk" while you're at it! Sounds cool.




now that would be just amazing (and heavy) to make a steampunk bus :D
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Tango » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:28 am

On my old All-American BB I had to spend a lot of time tracking wires & hoses because other than the main harness, they seemed to have rigged things as they went to fit different special orders. It's a pain but about the only way to be sure what goes where. Best of luck.
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Stuff » Thu Aug 11, 2011 11:31 am

what kinda switch is it? might have been for the door opener to activate the wheel well lights?
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Accordion » Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:23 pm

Just a guess. Perhaps you have two gas tanks and this is a valve to switch from one to another.
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Diesel Dan » Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:22 am

Do you remember which position the switch was in when you first saw it? If it is the fuel tank switch, it may be that the tank selected is the only one working properly (ie: defective fuel pump, bad fuel, clogged line, etc...). If you have two fuel tanks, then there should be a selector switch somewhere.
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Tango » Sat Aug 20, 2011 9:28 am

Whatever you guys fell into sure smells sweet! Have a ball and keep us posted.
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Stuff » Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:08 am

you guys sure scored something nice!
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Tango » Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:32 am

102 degrees?...Gee, I wish we could get such a cool front here!
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Diesel Dan » Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:39 am

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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Diesel Dan » Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:42 am

I love that shade of green for your bus. Very much in keeping with the vintage character of the bus! What are you going to do for the roof? Are you going to get one of those insulating paints or elastomeric coatings?
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Re: The Hubbly Bubbly Bus!

Postby Stuff » Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:44 am

one of my dad's old drilling rigs was on a F500 like that with the same green for cab and body and rig. ah memories.
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