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Old 07-07-2009, 10:48 PM   #21
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Oh yea, one more thing... The rear heater in the bus... I thought it would be an electric heater but noooo... It has what looks like coolant lines hooked up to it. How can I remove this heater? Where do these lines come from & how can I disconnect them without messing anything up??? DO I have to cap them?



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Old 07-07-2009, 11:30 PM   #22
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I had the same issue with our bus.

Here is what I did: http://busconversionproject.blogspot...oval-more.html
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Old 07-07-2009, 11:46 PM   #23
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I had the same issue with our bus.

Here is what I did: http://busconversionproject.blogspot...oval-more.html
I had a feeling I may be able to just loop it & ours is a rear engine so I could probably do the loop right where the heater is as it is so close to the engine. Thanks for the info & the photos... now I have to get the energy & desire to do the nasty job... antifreeze does suck to work with!
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Old 07-08-2009, 10:35 AM   #24
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Thanks all for looking at the photos to see if it is a turbo...

I love the transit windows & they will be so easy to remove & wil look great when some are skinned over! Has anyone seen any photos of another Thomas Transit Liner, converted or not?? I am having a heck of a time trying to find another bus like mine & would love to see a conversion of already done?
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Old 07-08-2009, 07:29 PM   #25
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Re: She's Home! Still Nameless Tho...

Did you get my reply to your PM? Get me a pic of the top rear of your engine. Back by the bellhousing. That is where your Turbo is if you have one.

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Old 07-09-2009, 05:48 PM   #26
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Did you get my reply to your PM? Get me a pic of the top rear of your engine. Back by the bellhousing. That is where your Turbo is if you have one.

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Well looky there... I believe I DO have a turbo diesel! (so hard to photograph much less see!) What is the difference in the HP if it is a turbo?...

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Old 07-09-2009, 07:16 PM   #27
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Thar She Blows!!! should be 250hp I think. Don't no what the TQ rating is. Hopefully 600lbs or more. That is were you will get your fuel economy from. The easier that engine can push that bus, the easier it works, the less fuel it uses.
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Thar She Blows!!! should be 250hp I think. Don't no what the TQ rating is. Hopefully 600lbs or more. That is were you will get your fuel economy from. The easier that engine can push that bus, the easier it works, the less fuel it uses.
Very ccol & the fuel economy is definately a bonus! I learn something everyday... Appreciate the help Chad!
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Man you threw me off with the title change. I saw that and thought, dang, a new build since last night and it is already 3 pages long.
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Man you threw me off with the title change. I saw that and thought, dang, a new build since last night and it is already 3 pages long.
LOL!
Yea my wife & I decided we needed a name for the beast & Buster just popped up. I figure others may have the same name but we like it!
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