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Old 04-14-2018, 09:23 PM   #1
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Bus Driver seat (EMERGENCY!)

I need to move my bus from where it is but with trying to convert it and all I got rid of the seat. Can't drive standing up... or could I? Wish I wouldn't have trashed it but was planning to replace it and didn't think twice

What could I do??
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Old 04-14-2018, 09:35 PM   #2
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Old 04-14-2018, 09:58 PM   #3
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Old 04-14-2018, 11:06 PM   #4
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I need to move my bus from where it is but with trying to convert it and all I got rid of the seat. Can't drive standing up... or could I? Wish I wouldn't have trashed it but was planning to replace it and didn't think twice

What could I do??
Kinda depends on how far you need to move it, and what type roads you would be on. No way would I try to drive anywhere just standing up. Even the 5 gallon bucket would be better for across the yard/field. If I were in the country driving on seldom traveled roads (dirt roads) and were going less than a mile, I probably would go for a sturdy folding type chair that I could secure such that it wouldn't slide around with me. Any situation other than that, I'd look for a van - type captain's chair and bolt it in properly. Think insurance claim.
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Old 04-15-2018, 05:24 AM   #5
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Kinda depends on how far you need to move it, and what type roads you would be on. No way would I try to drive anywhere just standing up. Even the 5 gallon bucket would be better for across the yard/field. If I were in the country driving on seldom traveled roads (dirt roads) and were going less than a mile, I probably would go for a sturdy folding type chair that I could secure such that it wouldn't slide around with me. Any situation other than that, I'd look for a van - type captain's chair and bolt it in properly. Think insurance claim.
I was actually kidding about the standing and driving. Besides, it's a 30 minute drive
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Old 04-15-2018, 07:32 AM   #6
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What is your long-term plan for driver's seat for your build? Might consider increasing the priority for that item - otherwise, Craigslist for a van seat.
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Old 04-15-2018, 09:58 AM   #7
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I need to move my bus from where it is but with trying to convert it and all I got rid of the seat. Can't drive standing up... or could I? Wish I wouldn't have trashed it but was planning to replace it and didn't think twice



What could I do??


Go to a salvage yard and pick up a cheap seat!
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Old 04-19-2018, 12:25 PM   #8
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Anyone know of a salvage yard that might sell school bus parts in the Houston area. Out of all the places I've called so far only one had seats but were new and costs $500!

Are the seats in those 18 wheelers the same as school bus seats?

I have to have it moved by Wednesday and also have to go to a funeral on that same day
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Old 04-19-2018, 12:28 PM   #9
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bolt down a lawn chair?
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Old 04-19-2018, 01:16 PM   #10
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bolt down a lawn chair?
Have you seen this done before? Really hoping to find a solution
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