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Old 03-03-2013, 02:03 PM   #181
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well I started to make a new stairwell cover the old on worked great but you had to take on / off a bit of pain , new one is bolted to the bus on a hinge and swings open and closed nice and need, this stops a lot of road nosie and makes a spot for the passengers feet. i tempory screwed it on to make sure it will work, so its not painted yet. here are some pics, the last 2 odd shape board is the old cover, worked good but didnt like pulling on /off
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Old 03-03-2013, 02:10 PM   #182
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GB, looks like that will work. Nice job on the crafting and design.
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:05 PM   #183
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Looks good,I have to do something similar in the next month or so,around town she likes to just use the doghouse for her feet....after an hour or so....that will get old...no matter what she says now...
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:12 PM   #184
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Love the stair well cover! Any chance we can see a close up of the awning connection when you get a chance?
sure, theres not much to them , you have start with a rail that the fabric attaches to on the bus, its the whole lenght of the awning(mine is 16ft) at the top theres 2 arms 1 on each side they just screw into the bus, on the bottom of each arm is a bracket i bolted them on . you need 3 people 2 to hold each end of the awning, 1 to thread the awning into the rail. Ill take some pics as soon as I can, theres to much snow cant unroll it, but I should be able to get some off the brackets
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Old 03-29-2013, 06:39 PM   #185
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Well it warmed up nice to day, so I ran up the bus for a bit and rocked it out of the snow , just putted around cut some metal for the new staircase cover, just waiting for spring, even took the little honda jazz for a spin.
here is a picture of my cockpit area, showing the satilite radio, rear view camera, cb, and scan gauge, the radio is not working, we use a nice boom box , that way we can take it out side with us. the gps is missing I mount it on the windshield


everything is in easy reach of the driver, hopefully the weather stay warm so I can finish the stair case cover will post pics when Im done
here is a view from the back

I plan to replace the stereo, just no yet
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:35 PM   #186
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Looking nice ! ...
We got above freezing today +1 here , first time in 5 months lol .

So ya gona let me ride the Honda when we meet up ? ... Or maybe you just ship it to MB .
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Old 03-30-2013, 09:20 AM   #187
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Looking nice ! ...
We got above freezing today +1 here , first time in 5 months lol .

So ya gona let me ride the Honda when we meet up ? ... Or maybe you just ship it to MB .
sure you can have a ride, 49cc of screaming fun! Yes its nice to have the wx warm up, maybe by the end of the week you can get at the bus you where looking at.
We do have plans to head your way, and farther west, but so far this year we have a 3 week trip to ottawa, kirkland lake, etc,

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Yup it's warming up , but looks like a cool week again ahead , I've requested the bus be got out of the snow bank & put in the shop for a once over before we make the offer but I've had no call yet from the service manager but I think they are on hold this week as its spring vacation in MB .
Today I'm digging out the sticks&staples so I can get it sold .... Gota make room for the bus & a stop for y'all bus lol .


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Looking nice ! ...
We got above freezing today +1 here , first time in 5 months lol .

So ya gona let me ride the Honda when we meet up ? ... Or maybe you just ship it to MB .
sure you can have a ride, 49cc of screaming fun! Yes its nice to have the wx warm up, maybe by the end of the week you can get at the bus you where looking at.
We do have plans to head your way, and farther west, but so far this year we have a 3 week trip to ottawa, kirkland lake, etc,

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Old 04-01-2013, 02:05 PM   #189
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I got my new staircover done , I painted it with rocker guard, and wil put a small pc of carpet on the bottom side it all helps alot for road noise, and a place for the passengers feet
here it is down with the passengers seat pulled up

cover down, I attachet a small bungee cord to grap on and hold it when folded in the up right postion

bungee holding it up

this is me standing on it, good and strong, had to put my driving slippers on, they where in the bus, but to cold on the feet


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