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Old 08-09-2011, 11:36 PM   #181
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A couple of views of my large propane tank. It is under the passenger side of the bus at the rear. There is an access door from the side of the bus. It is 40 gallons.




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Old 08-09-2011, 11:37 PM   #182
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Nice steps for the back door. I'll have to find someone to do some creative welding to make a tow hitch. That will be next spring.


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Old 08-09-2011, 11:39 PM   #183
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Two doors, two big batteries. They start the engine and they used to run all the 12 volt when this bus was an emergency response vehicle. I am assigning them to the engine only, and will hook up solar panels and golf cart batteries for the inside 12 volt systems next spring.




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Old 08-09-2011, 11:41 PM   #184
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It's hard to believe, but this is the last of the photos I have until I do all the electrical (110 and 12 volt). I have a temporary 30 amp box that will work for the winter.

I also need to do the water plumbing, build a shower, tile the kitchen and bathroom floor, and do something nice with the walls in the back of the bus.

I recently lost my job. I am getting by though. I will winter it out and save my pennies for the next infusion of creative bus building, (most likely in the spring).
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Here are some photos I just took. I learned that I DO NOT have a 3208. It is, in fact, an 1160. Just one question for now. Does the 1160 have the oval pistons as well?

Here is a photo of the fuel filter assembly.


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Here are some photos of the various placards. Some are on the driver's side valve cover. One is on the dashboard, and one I transplanted on the wall next to the drivers seat.






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This next one is on the dashboard. The Ratio-high is 6.8 It is hard to read in the photo. What is that ratio? The rear end?




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That's all for now. In the next series of photos, I will be asking questions about what some components are in the engine section.

Stay tuned for more of Rudy's garage.
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Hey Rudy,
The 3208 is the replacement for the 1160, basically the same engine with different injector pump. Neither have oval pistons.
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thats's some exploring!
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