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Old 10-09-2013, 07:00 PM   #351
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Hell move south...ugh...past us tho'.....we still need those heater things
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Old 10-12-2013, 10:45 PM   #352
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I head over in the morning to button things up and get to finally drive the bus a whole eight miles to meet porkchopsandwiches. Yippee!

I did get my car back and it runs nice, but I'm about $3000.00 dollars poorer. There went all my money for the bus. Like I said before I have a lot I can still do for now. Some things will have to wait a little while until the bus fund builds back up.
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Old 10-12-2013, 11:10 PM   #353
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What did they fix that it cost that much?

My cars only cost $1000

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Old 10-12-2013, 11:15 PM   #354
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It is a all wheel drive Volvo cross country wagon. Parts are not cheap. Had to replace the drive shaft and front CV joints. It is a 2002 with 120,000 miles.
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Old 10-13-2013, 12:44 AM   #355
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Nice, all wheel drive.

I wish my little pocket rocket was all wheel drive. Tires slip way too easy.

My wife Shayleen posing with it in Jasper Alberta at the Hot Springs.


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Old 10-13-2013, 07:24 PM   #356
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Re-ran the wire harness for the bus, so I can drive it. Discovered that I had to cut the side turn signals and marker lights. I made it to where porkchopsandwiches has his bus located. I took the front tarp off but left the rear on. Between all the new sheet metal with no insulation and the tarp flapping. It was a loud ride. I forgot how much I enjoy driving this thing.



Here are the twins.

It rained off and on all day, so I decided to wire up the lights so I don't have to worry about being pulled over. While I was at it I started to change out the lights with the led lights I bought.



Here is one of the marker lights lit. They are much brighter than the original.



Here is one of the side turn signals. This one did not have the gasket, so I used silicone sealant.



Yea, mine is a little taller than his. Can't wait for good weather to finish this darn roof.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:02 PM   #357
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I love it. I'm so glad you both have someone to work on your buses with. Two people get three times the work done. Especially when working on a roof.

If I had my way and owned land, I would start a bus community. A affordable place to park, and plug in. It would be great.

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Old 10-15-2013, 07:10 AM   #358
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This is funny, I can't wait til one of us starts cursing Montgomery county buses to hell. Where in Massachusetts you going?
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This is funny, I can't wait til one of us starts cursing Montgomery county buses to hell. Where in Massachusetts you going?
Not sure what you mean by this. I was not planning to go to Massachusetts.
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Old 10-15-2013, 03:57 PM   #360
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I painted mine with a brush and roller in 4 hours in a Menards parking lot.
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