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Old 09-24-2017, 03:48 PM   #1
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Got bus, and now the work begins.

Week two, and the bus is winning.

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Old 09-24-2017, 04:18 PM   #2
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Week two, and the bus is winning.

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Looks like the same bus as mine. What engine and transmission do you have?

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Old 09-25-2017, 04:19 AM   #3
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Looks like the same bus as mine. What engine and transmission do you have?

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Hi there. I have the 466 and I think it is 6030 trany.
I haven't seen any oil leaks. Got a lot of rust to Handel.
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:17 AM   #4
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Hi there. I have the 466 and I think it is 6030 trany.
I haven't seen any oil leaks. Got a lot of rust to Handel.
Lots of rust? is the bus from TX?
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:37 AM   #5
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Lots of rust? is the bus from TX?
I bought it here, but it looks like it may be from up north. It would appear that it got pressure washed inside the bus every school year. As soon as I figure out the state of origin I will post it.

Do you know how hard it is to get a MH title in TEXAS.
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:40 AM   #6
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I bought it here, but it looks like it may be from up north. It would appear that it got pressure washed inside the bus every school year. As soon as I figure out the state of origin I will post it.

Do you know how hard it is to get a MH title in TEXAS.
I'd figure TX would be one of the easy states, but have heard of folks having problems. There are certainly PLENTY of TX members on here, so its gotta be possible, right?
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Old 09-25-2017, 11:27 AM   #7
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I'd figure TX would be one of the easy states, but have heard of folks having problems. There are certainly PLENTY of TX members on here, so its gotta be possible, right?
We're waiting until we get to Kansas before getting a MH plate. Texas pretends they don't have the invisible barriers they intentionally put up, then wonder why people do things their own way........

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Old 10-02-2017, 07:36 AM   #8
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Got a lot done this weekend. No video,but I will put one up soon.
All the seats are out and half the rubber mat is up. This bus is so rusty.
I will have a lot of work to do. Clean-up will be in order next weekend.
I may have to get a welder?
Anyone know where to get the motors for the heaters?? It is a 2002 International. I have 3 heaters,and only one that runs.
Thanks.
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Old 10-05-2017, 06:25 PM   #9
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Well my buddy came thru, on some good wood for my build. I have a friend that saves all the pallets that come thru there shop. And he called me and say he had some crates made out of oak. so I was happy. and I will have some oak wood on my bus. He has 3 crates and this is just one. More to come.
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Got a lot done this weekend. No video,but I will put one up soon.
All the seats are out and half the rubber mat is up. This bus is so rusty.
I will have a lot of work to do. Clean-up will be in order next weekend.
I may have to get a welder?
Anyone know where to get the motors for the heaters?? It is a 2002 International. I have 3 heaters,and only one that runs.
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there are multiple places to get heater motors.. schoolbuspartsco sells motors that should be a pretty direct fit for the OEM ones...

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