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Old 11-26-2015, 12:51 PM   #41
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So what's the best way youve found for removing the spotwelds? I was thinking air hammer with a chisel bit.
Yep, that's my method.
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Old 11-26-2015, 01:23 PM   #42
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Anywho, got the last of the ceiling down.



Got the rear door wiring all taken off and labeled for easy reassembly:


Where I discovered the welds, haha:
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Old 11-27-2015, 01:17 AM   #43
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Your last pic didn't load right.

So I posted it for you.



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Old 11-27-2015, 10:11 AM   #44
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Spot weld cutter will take'em out without wrecking the metal around the tack.

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Old 11-27-2015, 11:49 AM   #45
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Spot weld cutter will take'em out without wrecking the metal around the tack.

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I think I'll try the air hammer first and see how it goes. The panel will be covered anyway, and i think it will be much faster. If it tears stuff up then I guess I'll have to go with the cutter. I really don't want to do that much drilling.
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Old 11-27-2015, 12:55 PM   #46
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Check my thread, I just sheared mine off... at least for now.
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Old 11-28-2015, 03:22 PM   #47
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The interior is coming along nicely. And by coming along nicely, I mean it is being destroyed. We had some nice 70* weather here today so I finished up what I started last night and even started on the floor.

Last night I got the "dividers" (if that's what you want to call them) that separate the driver's compartment both ripped out and started taking the wall panels off.

Dividers gone:



Windows for one section out:


Ready for demo:


My weapon of choice:


I found that if you had the panel just right like this, they would come out cleanly.



If you didn't, you ate the metal. It's hard to care when it's getting covered by spray foam and wall anyway.


One down!


More windows out:


Another panel down, and then called it a night and put the windows back in.



This morning I started by taking all the remaining windows out:




If every skoolie owner has a "wtf am I doing moment", this was mine. Once the windows were out it stopped looking like a nice bus, and started looking like a piece of scrap metal. I began second guessing myself for a second, then grabbed another beer and kept going.



I then began working on the floor. Rear heater wrapped up on the dash because I didn't feel like making a coolant mess yet:


First glimpse of plywood.


Ripped up the vinyl! Wood is destroyed, and in some places soaking wet.





Big 'ole pile of crap outside the back door:


I'm done for today; bruised and bloody, it's time for dinner and more beer.
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Old 11-28-2015, 08:14 PM   #48
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Exactly what I did, seemed easiest.
Thanks for the great pics!
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Old 11-28-2015, 09:34 PM   #49
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Awesome! Looks like a great project. Are you planning on hauling your Jeep with this thing up on the deck? You can flat tow it real easy you know. I have a Rubicon as well. Looks like you have a great bus there.
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Old 11-28-2015, 11:01 PM   #50
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Awesome! Looks like a great project. Are you planning on hauling your Jeep with this thing up on the deck? You can flat tow it real easy you know. I have a Rubicon as well. Looks like you have a great bus there.
I'm planning on dovetailing the rear of the frame and emulating this:

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