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Old 04-22-2010, 12:08 AM   #191
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You can always let some air out of the tires to get an extra couple inches of clearance! Just don't build taller than the door you have to exit through. My dad told me a story about a boat that he helped build.....they had to remove part of the wall of the shop to get it out. They ended up putting in a bigger garage door while they had the wall ripped out.
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Old 04-22-2010, 03:05 PM   #192
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Had these pieces rolled to match the radius of the roof, they'll get upright legs welded to them, then the plates welded to the roof:

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I'm planning to steal this design for my roof deck. Did you make a template for the radius to give the metal fab guy who rolled those plates? What did he charge you if you don't mind me asking? Did you have him cut the plates too?
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Old 04-22-2010, 03:06 PM   #193
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Does anyone read the text, or just look at the pics ............
I start with the pics, then read the text if I'm curious enough ;)
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Old 04-22-2010, 03:59 PM   #194
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Does anyone read the text, or just look at the pics ............
I start with the pics, then read the text if I'm curious enough ;)

Personally, it's like "girlie mags" I read them for the articles
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Old 04-22-2010, 06:30 PM   #195
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Does anyone read the text, or just look at the pics ............
I start with the pics, then read the text if I'm curious enough ;)
Good thing I post pics with all my entries on my thread!!!

We are just giving you a hard time Smitty, I am sure you measured the door before you raised the roof. I hope...
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Old 04-22-2010, 09:56 PM   #196
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. . . Had the pieces cut today for the roof rack, and got them tacked together. I'll have to have them taken back down and I'll finish welding them, and cap the tops of the upright legs (to keep the water out), then they can be set-aside until I have more room above the bus so we can set them and weld them in place. . . . .

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Old 04-27-2010, 03:15 PM   #197
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nice begining to the deck!! almost looks like you should put the tail lights in the bumper like the corvette mods on pickup trucks. think it would look smart on the bus.
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:02 AM   #198
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Wow that looks sharp! I am jealous ....
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good idea for the lights smitty. Didn't know your putting benches back there.

that tool box looks nice! too bad the whole lower half of your bus wasnt checkerplate lol
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Sweet looking! I am gonna have to try that myself eventually.
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