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Old 09-10-2014, 09:39 PM   #141
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East bound and down.... Loaded up & truckin'..... We're gonna do what they say cain't be done...... We got a looong way to go and a short time to get there.... East bound just watch ol' Bandit run!!!!!!
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Old 09-11-2014, 02:45 AM   #142
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Man I take a few days break from hammering rivets into the bus and the thread devolves into deliverin' moonshine. Or something.

You know I tried making biodiesel once and decided it was a pain in the ass. As long as I have some money in the account, it's a great feeling to just refill at a flying J and tank up with one of those huge to go cups from the soda machine.
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Old 09-11-2014, 11:18 AM   #143
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So just to keep folks up to date:

If the intercooler on this thing was a snake it would have bit me in the ass. Well played, bluebird, well played.

It looks pretty large.
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Old 09-11-2014, 12:52 PM   #144
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Do you have an issue with your IC unit? Or are you just showing us it since you were underneath there? (note, I didn't look back in the thread to see)
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Old 09-11-2014, 03:11 PM   #145
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I'm not having any issues, mostly from my lazy glance around the engine compartment, it appeared I didn't even have an IC - I thought I would need to add one and thought about an air-water IC. But, now that I actually bothered to check a little harder, I'm finding a rather substantial air-air IC sandwiched between the radiator and the fan.

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Old 09-15-2014, 12:50 AM   #146
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Started pulling up the floor this evening after a day of riveting corner joints and lots of miscellaneous bits. I'm back to working by myself for now.


I am impressed by both items:

How saturated the plywood is, and how heavy they are.
How the steel decking has managed to stay as intact as it has.
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Old 09-15-2014, 01:08 AM   #147
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I forgot to mention today was sort of a milestone because I took the welder out of the bus after finishing seat belt mounting points, which was the last thing for a while.
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I forgot to mention today was sort of a milestone because I took the welder out of the bus after finishing seat belt mounting points, which was the last thing for a while.
you just cursed yourself .....when ever I say that Mr. Murphy shows up bearing gifts
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Old 09-15-2014, 11:03 AM   #149
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Nah I'm fine because I left in the weasel words "for a while".

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you just cursed yourself .....when ever I say that Mr. Murphy shows up bearing gifts
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Old 09-15-2014, 04:48 PM   #150
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.. I'm eventually aiming for a rather spartan interior that is serviceable and has technology in it to make things easier.
You are truly a man after my own heart.

I want my future skoolie to be packed with tech.. Full LED lighting, multiple rear view cameras, multipurpose devices (27" imac on a swivel arm used for computer & TV)

Im not sure what you are going to do on your ceiling but the profile of your bus reminds me a little of the Scenicruiser. A similar pair of forward facing windows/skylights would look awesome on the hump.
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