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Old 12-18-2013, 03:03 PM   #1
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1996 GMC Gas - Matilda in the Making

Well after much perusing on this forum, I finally decided to cave and get a new email address, seeing as gmail appears to be a domain not allowed when registering. Or hotmail. Le sigh. How I will remember passwords is beyond me. ANYWAYS, the name is Jeff. I like long walks on the beach, sunsets, and buses. I originally bought my 1996 GMC 24 passenger gasser (6L/366 cu inch, with CNG equipment, alas, I'm lacking the pressurized tanks) as a mobile garage to work on motorcycles, another one of my hobbies, as I am lacking a permanent garage structure. Which Is where I'm at with it currently. Everything seems to run pretty slick with it as of now, found the maintenance records, however it is sitting at 340k km (212k miles for the American crowd).

The goal: a smaller RV unit used for some summer/winter vacationing/snowmobiling, etc.

As I have already been flooded with knowledge from select users on the forum, I guess I wanted to say it's pretty sweet that there is a forum dedicated to bus conversions. Looking forward to spending lots of hours on this thing to get it just right.

One (haha yah right) thought that has crossed my mind:
Anyone have any helpful hints to know about these busses, particularly the manual transmission gassers?

Looking forward to getting to know you folks,

Jeff
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Old 12-18-2013, 03:32 PM   #2
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Old 12-18-2013, 03:50 PM   #3
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We'll thanks for the quick welcome!! Thought I'd post a couple pics up while I was thinking of it!

Until next time,
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Old 12-18-2013, 07:51 PM   #4
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I love full size short busses.
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Old 12-19-2013, 01:06 AM   #5
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Always here to welcome one more skoolie.

Our only requirement is lots of pics. No exceptions

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Old 12-19-2013, 05:32 AM   #6
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I'm liking the entry door setup
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Old 12-19-2013, 04:22 PM   #7
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The medium length buses make nice RV's. Easy to park and maneuver, particularly if you go off road much.
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Old 12-19-2013, 10:31 PM   #8
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Glad to see you here...
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Old 12-20-2013, 02:55 AM   #9
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Welcome to the madness. It is addictive.
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