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Old 01-21-2010, 12:52 PM   #61
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well with the help of some doge forums i got my cummins powered rotary IP all sealed up and put back together. hell i may even tweak it a little for some more power.
now on to the oil leak i got between my air compressor and my hydraulic pump
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Old 01-29-2010, 06:35 PM   #62
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test run was great gnna try to buy some property then its on with the phase two. we may try to live in it and build a house at the same time.
meanwhile check this out i saw it in my travels and asked about it turns out a friend of mine owns it and is trying to get the motor freed up to get it running again. been sitting 15 years.

anybody know what it is?
i will try to get closer but he wasnt there and it was behind a gate
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Old 01-30-2010, 09:42 PM   #63
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Actually I believe those are right hand drive so it would be the windshield that is forward that is the drivers window.

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Old 01-31-2010, 12:10 AM   #64
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it is a right side drive i saw the wheel it is not visible in the picture but it is on lookers left or right hand side of the bus.
when the owner gets back from Maliwe then ill let him know whats up. thanks for the guesses ill maybe post about my own bus now that things are moving along...
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Old 02-13-2010, 10:34 AM   #65
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cooll link yea i think you guys have id it exactly. i am still waiting but the guy who owns it is having a benifit dinner next week so he has to be coming home soon, ill try to get another pic when i get up close to help him get it running.
anyway i have been doind maintenace on my bus and inally resealed the bosh IP and one injector that had its hold down nut back out and was blasting compression out.
now it wouldnt start so i primed and bled bled primed and ran the batteries down because it ideled for twenty or thirty min before i parked it at its new storage unit, after getting a letter from the city about RV =s you can see from the street and a zoning ordinance.
so i recharged them nd it seemed they ran down really fast when i tried to restart the bus the next day (yesterday) turns out they both needed almost a gallon of water!!!!! the school i geuss never topped them off and neither had i. but now i am gonna head out there, i got all the injector return lines crcked and i am gonna bring another 6 gallons of diesel just to be safe and top up the super low tank and hopefully get it going again.
next up Wallllllllsssssss and a wood stove.
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Old 03-22-2010, 09:59 AM   #66
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so i considered selling her then just kept on working on the drivtrain, it has been a huge pain, but i did it safely in the storage facility and walked away when i got too pissed off and now it is back running again, all over town. needed some injector and bosh ve IP resealing and then tuning
so we went to the home depot and picked up a sheet of luan to make some interior panels and cover the foam insulation that we got donated to us a while ago.
going to run some wires and then glue it up, put in furring strips and nail up the panels to see how she looks.
oh yea we did use a wood conditioner and then stain the luan.
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Old 04-03-2010, 11:03 AM   #67
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well got the exterior sheeting insulation in the outside of the walls then the fiberglass puff insulation then duct tape then luan and stain and poly. lookin pretty good.
also i got ride of the driver seat and replaced it with one that folds down flat to make a table and has cup holders and everything. sweet.....





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Old 06-29-2011, 03:04 PM   #68
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Dont know what the last trip i updated on here but last year i drove the bus with four friends from southeastern NC to austin texas and back. !!!!!

had a few fuel leaks. a return line and #2 injector line leak.... PIA but i fixed them myself with help from a terrible hydraulic shop in florence south carolina, anyway used it to buy some furniture, store some stuff. cruise around. A/C is working well and i have a couple of generators that need some work and i can hopefully hard mount one so i can use it while underway.

That and i am converting it to run of heated filtered vegetable oil from a second tank. about halfway done at the moment and i also fixed a turbo leak and deleted the muffler, sounds sweeeeet

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Old 06-29-2011, 05:54 PM   #69
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Coming along nicely! Really like the pilots seat...what is it out of?
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Old 06-29-2011, 10:48 PM   #70
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Thanks, I am headed up to canada probably to score some parts from a heavy truck guy who is dating my future sister in law.


i think it might be generic like for jeeps or broncos and whatnot, my friend has them in his Scout.

I found two of them on the side of the road, they fold down to little tables with a cup-holder and the other one is supposed to be a co-captians chair but i haven't built a platform for it yet.
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