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Old 04-10-2008, 10:26 AM   #1
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Removing the back door.

I'm leaning towards removing my back door and covering it with sheet metal and insulation. Has anyone done this before? The added space in the back would be used for a bench with my fresh water tank going under it as well as my water pump, expansion tank and water heater.

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Old 04-10-2008, 12:47 PM   #2
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Re: Removing the back door.

why remove it? in my eyes that would be unnecessary work. I would just leave it, you can still build a bench there and put your tank under. This way you could set up your plumbing and pump to be accessed from the outside. And you never know, maybe one day you wanna move something a little bigger in or out of the bus and then its nice if you can just open the big door.
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Old 04-10-2008, 08:08 PM   #3
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Re: Removing the back door.

this was done to my bus when i got it the door is still there but it is glassed closed and the hinges are gone the fresh water tank is in the bus and this is the sleeping area i like it but it would be better if the door still opened
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Old 04-11-2008, 01:37 AM   #4
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Re: Removing the back door.

I never used the back door on my other bus that much plus I have cancer on the bottom and the hinges are pinched which make a terrible noise when opening or closing. So even if I did keep it I would have to pull it off and do a bit of work to it.

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Old 04-11-2008, 02:10 AM   #5
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Re: Removing the back door.

i would like to have an emergency exit at least on my bus since the door is no more at the back window that would be good...gonna be sanding there this weekend will post some shots of what it looks like after the 145667 coats of paint are gone timbuk
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Old 04-20-2008, 02:14 AM   #6
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there she is the door is still in there i can see the drip rail its a 20 by 30 window id like that to become emerg exit access soon be stripping and priming but it snowed today
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Old 04-28-2008, 03:51 AM   #7
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Re: Removing the back door.

As peaceful as Canadians are, you would think they would be better at drawing a peace sign....Unless of course it's a Mercedes schoolbus. Just kidding Timbuk
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Old 04-28-2008, 07:57 PM   #8
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yep blew that one totally......missing a line........nothing left of it know![
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