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Old 05-10-2012, 06:00 PM   #1
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Changing to to Super Single Drive Tires

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New to forum and School Bus.. My 1998 Carpenter Cadet 26 pass bus just arrived. We plan to convert it into a rolling advertising base for our Ecommerce Sites
It will be converted from a mild mannered School bus to a "Zombie Hunter" Bus - Black with wire caged windows. Sim fire Machine guns etc.

Our first goal is to give the bus a more of a Road Warrior look - IE: larger off road looking tires. So question:
Any one have any experience changing rear duallies into Super Single rear drive tires. -- Not real worried about GVW capabilities.
Bus presently has 19.5 x 6 wheels. AS soon as I figure out the bolt patterns can begin searching for replacement wheels and tire combos.
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Old 05-11-2012, 11:43 AM   #2
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Re: Changing to to Super Single Drive Tires

weld up some spear things to bolt to your rear axle hubs.... so when you drive by someone you dont like you can pull into them a bit and slice open their door...
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Re: Changing to to Super Single Drive Tires

You should put the bus body on a m35 (deuce and a half) frame. That would fit the theme!


(plus I've wanted to see someone do that for a while now!)
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Re: Changing to to Super Single Drive Tires

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You should put the bus body on a m35 (deuce and a half) frame. That would fit the theme!


(plus I've wanted to see someone do that for a while now!)
Funny you should mention a 6x6 we are bidding on one now.... Will be a new project..
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weld up some spear things to bolt to your rear axle hubs.... so when you drive by someone you dont like you can pull into them a bit and slice open their door...

Thanks for suggestion.. Any others would be accepted -- We thought about 22 or 22.5 wheels.. unfortunately this would require a 6- 8 " lift.. ( Way scarey on turns)
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Well moving on -- The 6 x 6 idea has taken toot.. I am putting the Bus up for sale tomorrow and already bidding on a 6x6 with Van, shop, tool cap on back..
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