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Old 08-07-2017, 02:11 PM   #11
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thats kickass!!!! I never close my blinds as is... i love lots of light... if it gets too cold in churchilkl canada id just turn on another one of the 16 bus heaters that they all have..
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Old 08-27-2017, 09:28 AM   #12
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The best part about bus living is sitting around in my jammies 24/7. This would so not work. Might be nice if my neighbors had one and they were hot looking nudists.

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Old 08-27-2017, 10:20 AM   #13
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I just want a back porch similar to this.
I've already gotten my bus' rear down to this, may as well get creative-
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Old 08-28-2017, 10:27 AM   #14
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I just want a back porch similar to this.
I've already gotten my bus' rear down to this, may as well get creative-
That's a piece of sheet metal sticking out a foot and a half. Surely you want something bigger than that. With an FE... with an FE or RE bus, put the tail lights on the "bottom" of the porch and hang it on a giant hinge from the bumper. Fold it up when driving.

With an RE bus, making a door to get to it would be the tricky part. With the roof raise, could replace one of the side windows and use a skinny door. Would have to hang the porch with pins or something else quick disconnect to be able to get at the engine.
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That's a piece of sheet metal sticking out a foot and a half. Surely you want something bigger than that. With an FE... with an FE or RE bus, put the tail lights on the "bottom" of the porch and hang it on a giant hinge from the bumper. Fold it up when driving.

With an RE bus, making a door to get to it would be the tricky part. With the roof raise, could replace one of the side windows and use a skinny door. Would have to hang the porch with pins or something else quick disconnect to be able to get at the engine.
I wasn't talking about the piece of scrap steel lying in the doorway, man.
Was just showing that at this point I could do ANYTHING with the rear of the bus.
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Old 08-28-2017, 01:52 PM   #16
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Hence the "similar to this" confusing the hell out of me. There ain't no porch in that pic.

Something that folds down tho would give you a much bigger footprint without getting in the way while driving.
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Hence the "similar to this" confusing the hell out of me. There ain't no porch in that pic.

Something that folds down tho would give you a much bigger footprint without getting in the way while driving.
I'm thinking more like turning the back "two rows" into a porch.
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Old 08-28-2017, 02:05 PM   #18
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Love the idea of the Train-caboose style porch on the back using a few rows..

a fold down would be a lot of work and weight. i think Tango did that on his.

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Old 08-28-2017, 02:15 PM   #19
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Love the idea of the Train-caboose style porch on the back using a few rows..

a fold down would be a lot of work and weight. i think Tango did that on his.

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Yeah, not giving up the rows on my floor plan but then I want to be full time not a weekender.
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Old 08-28-2017, 02:37 PM   #20
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Love the idea of the Train-caboose style porch on the back using a few rows..


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I must be getting full-on redneck, because the porch idea is growing on me. Screened-in and it raises you higher-up for nice view.
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