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Old 08-29-2010, 06:54 PM   #71
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Re: 1951 IHC Aggie Tailgater

well 6 days till football/tailgating start. and i'm down to two things left to do. get the a/c hooked up, and tighten up the fittings on the oil cooler lines. shouldn't be an issue to get ready to go by friday!

took some pics of the inside work i've done over the past few weeks. see below.
actually the first one is the engine compartment.

notice just the other side of the driver seat. built up the console and mounted the radio/cb where they are easier to get to while driving. also made a lil cup holder here as well. also the shifter is a bit nicer than previously. lokar 23" shifter, don't have to bend down to swap gears. oh and also the under dash ac unit. will have the lines all taken care of before next weekend.

nother pic of the console

nuff said

couch mounted in the back.

this was a supprise, went to pull myself up from workin on installing the couch and the center section folded down, i had no idea this was part of the couch.

couch folded out.

Couch from the back folded out

Couch from the back

looking in the back door
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Old 08-29-2010, 07:02 PM   #72
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Re: 1951 IHC Aggie Tailgater

oh i also took it out for its first spin above 10 miles an hour. ran around the loop by our hour. got up to about 40. she rides pretty smooth.
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Old 08-31-2010, 08:51 AM   #73
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Re: 1951 IHC Aggie Tailgater

so i couldn't just leave well enough alone. went out yesterday and bought 4 golf cart battries and i'll be setting up a battery bank for the bus before the weekend. I will not have to listen to the gen whilst watching football saturday!
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Old 09-03-2010, 11:16 PM   #74
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Re: 1951 IHC Aggie Tailgater

Bus made it to aggieland. No breakdowns!!!
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Old 09-15-2010, 12:05 PM   #75
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Bus made it again last weekend without issue. have some tailgating pics to post if i can ever remember to get them off of the camera!
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Old 09-26-2010, 10:32 PM   #76
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Re: 1951 IHC Aggie Tailgater

for your viewing pleasure. some pictures from the tailgate.











This is what happens when it rains 14 inches in 2 days.. buses get stuck luckily it was just a little stuck..












and some of our tailgating brethren
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Old 09-26-2010, 10:49 PM   #77
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one more. we didn't actully sit by the bus becuase our canopy caught wind while i was setting it up and rippped itself in half. so we actually setup under a tree about 200 or so feet away. well with nobody directly at the bus some slightly intoxicated coed decided to hop in the bus and have her friends snap a few pictures. I got a pretty good laugh out of it.

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Old 09-27-2010, 12:55 PM   #78
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Re: 1951 IHC Aggie Tailgater

And people say skoolies aren't sexy.......
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Old 09-28-2010, 08:59 AM   #79
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Totally Agree! i spoke with the Coed and asked that they send me the pictures they took. I was/am hopefuly however i have a distinct feeling they might have forgotten, due to the intoxicated haze they were in.
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