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Old 04-21-2014, 06:50 PM   #21
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Regarding you window screen question, John Van Slatt made his with old hard drive magnets to stick them up on the outside over the windows

http://www.vonslatt.com/bus-body.shtml
Awesome! Thanks for that suggestion, that really looks like a good option to me.
If you can't find enough hard drives, Magnets4Less.com has Neodymium Nametag holders, as well as other magnet types, and fairly reasonable.
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Old 04-21-2014, 07:48 PM   #22
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thanks for that link too!

New question for people: I have one floor heater in the bus that I plan on keeping for heat while driving. As for my floor plan would it make sense or be okay to install the propane furnace above that floor heater? Would this be problematic for any reasons? I haven't found anyone talking about this, but location wise it makes the most sense to me.
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Old 04-21-2014, 07:59 PM   #23
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thanks for that link too!

New question for people: I have one floor heater in the bus that I plan on keeping for heat while driving. As for my floor plan would it make sense or be okay to install the propane furnace above that floor heater? Would this be problematic for any reasons? I haven't found anyone talking about this, but location wise it makes the most sense to me.
Seems fine to me.

All that's in a floor heater is a big heater core, some tin, and a few real noisy 12 volt fans.

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Old 04-21-2014, 08:52 PM   #24
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thanks for that link too!

New question for people: I have one floor heater in the bus that I plan on keeping for heat while driving. As for my floor plan would it make sense or be okay to install the propane furnace above that floor heater? Would this be problematic for any reasons? I haven't found anyone talking about this, but location wise it makes the most sense to me.
Seems fine to me.

All that's in a floor heater is a big heater core, some tin, and a few real noisy 12 volt fans.

Nat
awesome, that really simplifies the floor plan IMO. Thanks again Natů

I know I mentioned starting a build topic and sharing more photos, but ever since getting the seats out, some of the screws running along the length of the bus on the floor heater cover are just not coming out! So I'm about a day behind where I'd like to be.
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Old 04-21-2014, 09:02 PM   #25
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thanks for that link too!

New question for people: I have one floor heater in the bus that I plan on keeping for heat while driving. As for my floor plan would it make sense or be okay to install the propane furnace above that floor heater? Would this be problematic for any reasons? I haven't found anyone talking about this, but location wise it makes the most sense to me.
Seems fine to me.

All that's in a floor heater is a big heater core, some tin, and a few real noisy 12 volt fans.

Nat
awesome, that really simplifies the floor plan IMO. Thanks again Natů

I know I mentioned starting a build topic and sharing more photos, but ever since getting the seats out, some of the screws

running along the length of the bus on the floor heater cover are just not coming out! So I'm about a day behind where I'd like to be.
I'm 4 months behind where I wanted to be
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Old 04-21-2014, 09:14 PM   #26
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awesome, that really simplifies the floor plan IMO. Thanks again Natů

I know I mentioned starting a build topic and sharing more photos, but ever since getting the seats out, some of the screws

running along the length of the bus on the floor heater cover are just not coming out! So I'm about a day behind where I'd like to be.
I'm 4 months behind where I wanted to be
I'm 2.5 years behind.

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Old 04-21-2014, 09:17 PM   #27
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haha guys, well if I wanted to get technical, I'm around 8 months behind where I'd like to be. My immediate plans are at least to fix all the rust and get the flooring and wall/floor insulation in. If that's all I get done this spring/summer, I'll be okay with thatů (I hope)
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Old 04-23-2014, 03:12 AM   #28
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Finally got the vast majority of the screws out by using an angle grinder to cut flat head strips in the really rusted or stuck screws. Going to start pulling out the flooring Wednesday afternoon!

Still don't have a rust converter to use yet, so I'm hoping the interior metal floor is in decent condition for now.
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:51 PM   #29
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what I did for my passenger seat was weld a longer base plate on the base, bolted the sliding seat rails to it, it added about 4 more inchs, and is almost even with the drivers seats, makes traveling much more enjoyable when your passenger is beside you, and if they piss you off, you just open the door push them out
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Old 04-24-2014, 02:23 AM   #30
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what I did for my passenger seat was weld a longer base plate on the base, bolted the sliding seat rails to it, it added about 4 more inchs, and is almost even with the drivers seats, makes traveling much more enjoyable when your passenger is beside you, and if they piss you off, you just open the door push them out
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The pushing them out option is a great idea! I was considering installing an ejector seat, so pushing them out will save me lots of $$$!
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