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Old 05-13-2019, 09:11 AM   #31
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That isn't a school bus, is it? I thought this forum was for Skoolies. It says right there at the top of this page "The school bus conversion network".
We try to be tolerant of beliefs, opinions, gender orientation, skill sets & knowledge bases, mental stabilities, and former occupation of mass people-movers in their prior incarnation...
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Old 05-13-2019, 09:16 AM   #32
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ALL are welcome!We try to be tolerant of beliefs, opinions, and former occupation of people-transporters...
l agree
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Old 05-13-2019, 11:24 AM   #33
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Here! Here! Well said....
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Old 05-13-2019, 12:24 PM   #34
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That isn't a school bus, is it? I thought this forum was for Skoolies. It says right there at the top of this page "The school bus conversion network".
With specific forums for "Coaches", we are also in a forum now for "Conversion General Discussions." So totally appropriate.
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:05 AM   #35
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With specific forums for "Coaches", we are also in a forum now for "Conversion General Discussions." So totally appropriate.
Just a buncha like-minded, happy campers!
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:12 AM   #36
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:18 AM   #37
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Old 05-14-2019, 09:57 AM   #38
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Thanks to everyone who has responded. What is considered to be a "good price" for a 100 gallon tank? Is it easy to find rectangular tanks? I would like to put a fuel tank and a couple of water tanks between the rails of the frame and rectangular means better use of space.
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Yes, good quality things are expensive. I was hoping to find someone who had found a substitute product that was cheaper, i.e. a gas tank from a 2005 Kenworth that could be purchased from a wrecking yard for $200, etc.

Finding a good used tank for $2-300 would be a fair price in today's market, you'll probably need to get the brackets too. I'm looking to follow a similar path with mine.
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Old 05-16-2019, 08:06 AM   #39
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I have seen some rather large rectangular tanks attached to the outsides of cement trucks and such. They look to be well over 50 gallons. I have tried googling for those and never have productive searches. Any suggestions for how to search?
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:22 AM   #40
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I have seen some rather large rectangular tanks attached to the outsides of cement trucks and such. They look to be well over 50 gallons. I have tried googling for those and never have productive searches. Any suggestions for how to search?

Yeah, call some big truck junkyards. A word of advice - aluminum tanks won't rust like steel tanks can (if this sounds like the voice of experience talking, that's because it is.)
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