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Old 07-25-2016, 07:56 PM   #31
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Location: Oklahoma aka "God's blind spot"
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Year: 1989
Coachwork: 1853FC International/Navistar
Chassis: 35' Retired Air Force Ambulance
Engine: DT466, MT643
Rated Cap: 6 souls and a driver
3/4 inch electric impact for 75% of the cot through floor bolts with no wrench on bottom. 24% needed wrench on bottom, and 1% needed cutoff wheel because they were above rear axle/torsion bars, exhaust pipe, and air bags.

There were 30 seat belts attached to L brackets & chair rail, so..... 30 nuts & bolts for the ratcheting belt end, 30 nuts & bolts through the floor, and 30 bolts & nuts to the chair rail.

Gonna have a sale on grade 5 nuts & bolts! I've got about 30lbs
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Old 07-25-2016, 11:23 PM   #32
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3 days

3 days with a regular old wrench and a daughter with another wrench. The seats are out. I'm exhausted and i hate green vinyl like its political talk.
I may need therapy but the #^&@(*&@ seats are out.
I would post some pics but the site still wont let me.

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Old 07-26-2016, 08:24 PM   #33
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I'm just starting my conversion but I opted to use a cutting torch with a 00 tip very quick and easy process. I did have a fan behind me for proper ventilation

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Old 07-30-2016, 06:49 PM   #34
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Yup I plan to burn mine off as well. Maybe put a pizza pan under the bracket & over the floor to keep floor from Melting. I'm keeping my floor hopefully but small burn marks won't matter. Helps having machinists for friends
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