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Old 10-30-2015, 02:06 PM   #11
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That's not a normal arched bus roof.

It looks like it was flat the start with.

A arched roof never would have sagged.

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Old 10-30-2015, 02:19 PM   #12
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That's not a normal arched bus roof.

It looks like it was flat the start with.

A arched roof never would have sagged.

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OK flat with curved sides. It's arched now slightly, unfortunately in a downward direction
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Old 10-30-2015, 02:26 PM   #13
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One feature it also had was the ability to drive it from the roof. A mid sized hole in the roof (not the nurse covered one) allowed an extended steering wheel shaft to reach all the way up top for convenience.
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Old 10-30-2015, 02:28 PM   #14
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Now there's a feature EVERY skoolie needs!
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Old 10-30-2015, 02:35 PM   #15
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Post pictures of your bus so people don't need to guess what the situation is.
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Old 10-30-2015, 05:07 PM   #16
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OK...so just what kind'a bus is that with the flat roof?
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Old 10-30-2015, 06:35 PM   #17
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OK...so just what kind'a bus is that with the flat roof?
It's a 1991 Ford E350 Collins school bus, 7.3L V8 diesel engine. Pretty solid driver (once the alternator, water pump, and fuel pump were replaced), minus some wear and tear from 9 years of Burning Man.

My daughter (who's probably got an account on here somewhere) lifted the roof a while back so plenty of headroom, which is nice. It stayed up in Oregon a while back when she went back down to the SF Bay Area, so I've taken on some tasks, like just getting the roof sealed, new floor and walls in, etc.
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Sounds like it has a lot of family history. Hope to see more pix, especially as it's resurrection progresses.
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It's a 1991 Ford E350 Collins school bus, 7.3L V8 diesel engine. Pretty solid driver (once the alternator, water pump, and fuel pump were replaced), minus some wear and tear from 9 years of Burning Man.

My daughter (who's probably got an account on here somewhere) lifted the roof a while back so plenty of headroom, which is nice. It stayed up in Oregon a while back when she went back down to the SF Bay Area, so I've taken on some tasks, like just getting the roof sealed, new floor and walls in, etc.
whatcha saying Willis?????

it looks like a riveted metal body and after seeing the cap it does have a flat roof that Nat noticed...and.....Like Tango said, how about some pictures of the whole thing

I can't picture what you have on a 1 ton chassis that can hold 20 people w/o collapsing how.......
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whatcha saying Willis?????

it looks like a riveted metal body and after seeing the cap it does have a flat roof that Nat noticed...and.....Like Tango said, how about some pictures of the whole thing

I can't picture what you have on a 1 ton chassis that can hold 20 people w/o collapsing how.......

HEY! I'm the one that asked for pics.
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