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Old 05-04-2011, 11:53 AM   #21
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Re: 1994 Ford E-350 Shuttle Bus Conversion

I've found with water, you are better off trying to make it go someplace else-rather than stop it completely. I turned one of my windows upside down (mine came with vent windows at the top) so my pooch could hang her nose out the slider. I just drilled a small hole in each lower corner of the rubber track the window slides in.
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Old 05-13-2011, 11:58 PM   #22
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lol love the plate

and wow you have a leak problem! I just silicone mine. i didnt get leaks around the outside like that!
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Old 05-26-2011, 11:06 AM   #23
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i used that same paint when i re-did my bottom step on my bus. there was a nice metal ] channel along the front of the bottom step. well it screamed there is rust behind it. sure enough there was! grinded it out out a rustoleum to the rescue!
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:41 PM   #24
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Re: 1994 Ford E-350 Shuttle Bus Conversion

you ever get your AC figured out?
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:51 PM   #25
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oh so you ditched the rear unit completely? so gonna use it down the road then? id love to do that to mine. heck i even have the gen set cubby in the back of mine!
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Old 06-19-2011, 02:07 PM   #26
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kidna shocked at no insulation up there!
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Old 06-20-2011, 11:52 AM   #27
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Re: 1994 Ford E-350 Shuttle Bus Conversion

I've been following your conversion very closely since I'm planning to do something very similar.

Two questions:

1) Did your secondary battery box hold the starting batteries or is it for the wheelchair lift batteries?

2) How big a hassle was it to remove the original roof AC unit. (and does the front unit work properly with the rear unit removed)?

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Old 06-21-2011, 09:11 PM   #28
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tsk tsk. Al Gore would be mad lol


im looking at the roof of mine and thinking "wow that would be nice" but not too sure yet what i want to do..
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Where mine was-and since I planned on being able to walk thru, the main question would have been "how'd you get that nasty bump on your forehead?"
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If it'll piss of Al Gore then hand me that tubing cutter Seems there's always something that's going to end civilization as we know it. I've heard so many bogus warnings that I pretty much tune them out now.

Used to be that you couldn't buy refrigerant (freon) unless you were certified. These days freon's history and the new refrigerants are ozone friendly or at least not as nasty as freon was, but you don't want to breathe the stuff. The new stuff won't end civilization as we know it, but it could blind you if splashed in your eyes or kill you outright if you breathe enough of it. That said, when the time comes I'll be reaching for that tubing cutter.
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