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Old 04-11-2009, 10:21 PM   #1
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Old 04-11-2009, 11:57 PM   #2
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Old 04-14-2009, 10:43 PM   #4
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I have lots of good pictures of the conversion process and the trip. How do I post them here?
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Old 04-17-2009, 12:26 AM   #5
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Common, tell us a little more. When did you start your project, how many miles have you put on on your trip to the north? How many brake downs on route, how many travellers? ????/ i wanna know everything........ an lots of pictures please.
start a webalbum at Picasa and then post a link here for all the pictures.

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Ok....I always had a joke about going to Alaska in a school bus. So in feb of 2007 My dear wife and I decided to do it.
We looked at lots of busses. I was picky. I wanted a bus with a manual trans, air brakes and a DT466 engine.
However after driving a couple pushers we knew that was the way to go. Lots quieter.
So we finally discovered the Gillig close to what I originally wanted and rear engine.
In march of 2007 my son and I traveled to Fresno CA and picked up our bus from Pat Young, a good guy would do business with him again.
Drove it home and went to work!
We left for Alaska july 3 2007.
My wife, our daughter 22, our son 18 ,our daugher 15, and son 8.
We where gone a little over six weeks, Drove 9890 miles and had no major problems. Praise the Lord!!!
More pictures as I get around to it at the skoolie gallery.
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How far up north did you go? did you go up the Dempster Hwyin the Yukon? What route did you take up through BC? Alaska hwy or Stewert Cassier Hwy?
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