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Old 05-08-2010, 02:21 PM   #61
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The school bus project has a new concrete pad to park on and just-in-time, the airline from the compressor failed on this last move. Moving into a house from the bus after four years on the road and using the bus as my home for that time, has the bus looking a little bit like it went to an earthquake just before it parked here.

I've got the stainless steel and plan for my next big task on the bus will be rebuilding the stairway

A lot of great projects and I sure enjoy looking at everyone's pictures and their progress
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Old 05-11-2010, 04:37 PM   #62
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Old 05-12-2010, 07:32 PM   #63
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If I were wanting to frame up storage bays under the bus , these from craigslist " have 16 metal box crates for sale.can be used for many different uses.Also have wooden pallots ,and misc.wood boxes.call or text for more info.405-406-0962make offer for one or all.(anything in between.demensions of steelcrates are 43"long x26"widex20"tall.they are 15'deep " would make a good start if the price was right. can be seen at the link below.



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Old 05-20-2010, 05:14 PM   #64
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A hotwire on the back of the alternator, that had been cut and tied off with some small piece of copper still showing, had somehow had intermittent contact with the stainless steel braided airline and eventually burned a hole through the airline.

You could hear it leaking but you couldn't see it, very small hole.

It's all better now.
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Old 07-07-2010, 06:10 PM   #65
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It takes forever for me to get anything done today on the bus. The new house takes all my time and money but I'm sure that's a good thing. All these new people buying buses, this idea has really caught on with a certain demographic of the population, I would say. A pit would sure be helpful for doing work underneath.
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Have to agree on the idea of a pit in lieu of a lift...the hardest part of working on the bus is trying to fit underneath on a creeper...even when it is drove up on blocks...oh well, the things we do to realize our dreams...don't give up.
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Old 07-09-2010, 09:37 PM   #67
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Rolled on some paint yesterday. Man has it been a rainy week in Oklahoma
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Old 07-09-2010, 10:06 PM   #68
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how rainy has it been Miles
when i parked it yesterday it hardly left an imprint in the grass
today it could only spin the wheels

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Think out of the box
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Love the 3208!
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