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Old 09-03-2008, 12:03 AM   #31
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One more. This is our 18 x 27 covered "pavillion" for lack of a better term. Another great investment. This year they put all of the "party" buses together.
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Old 09-04-2008, 01:32 AM   #32
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you cant beat those 60-66 gm busses for looks so that baby had the v6,eh? whats in it now? cant wait to drive mine lookin good
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Old 09-04-2008, 07:40 PM   #33
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Hey David, I saw your bus out there last week by Kleberg. We're in the little yellow bus towards Reed in lot 66. Hopefully, it will be painted before the Miami game.

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Old 09-05-2008, 11:38 AM   #34
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It has a carb'd 350 in it now out my old Land Cruiser (put a TBI motor in my LC).

I think I saw your bus Brian. Someone said that you guys had a full restroom in it. Nice! We'll come introduce ourself at the next game. If you think of it first, please do the same.
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Old 09-05-2008, 02:30 PM   #35
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David, you can check out our progress here:

http://www.elspankdog.com/membersonl...hread.php?t=43

The inside is pretty much done, but of course I've yet to take pictures of it. Hopefully, I'll get some pics up later this weekend when I get the bus out of storage to work on it (damn HOA!).
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Old 09-06-2008, 02:20 AM   #36
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hey dave do you know what trans and rear end you have i have spicer 5 speed and 7.20 rear ends according to the tagand a 350 hows yer cruzin? timbuk
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Just curious, but I was thinking that if you could not find replacement windshields, could you do some body work to eliminate or fill in the curved drooping parts of the wind shield with metal so you could use a flat piece of glass cut to shape?
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Old 09-09-2008, 05:23 AM   #38
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I'm not sure exactly. I was thinking it was a SM420 trans, but it might be a SM465 without a reverse sensor. The rearend is two speed. We do next to zero cruising. I wouldn't trust it on a long trip. We strictly cruise it around town and to-and-fro games... for now.

We thought about that. We even did some mockups. The bottom line for us was that it was way more fab than we were ready to get into. If one of our current ones gets knocked out, that's probably what we'll end up doing. It's not a simple job though. The current one has some compound curves in it.
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iirc, the sm420 has a tapered curved section on the trans case for the counter gear and the sm465's are mostly flat surfaces for visual identification.
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