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Old 02-14-2014, 11:55 AM   #221
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Great stuff Charley and folks,spent some of the afternoon reading through and checking out pics and vids made me smile alot !!

Thanks people ! !

It makes my heart happy to read this kind words coming from you all.
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Old 03-10-2014, 03:35 PM   #222
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Hello boy's and girls,

How was your weekend?

Here in our small Belgian country the weather was great so I did some work on the bus!

Saturday I bought some stands to lift the bus completely from the ground.
This way I can put the wheels off to see if the brakes are dry and also to look if the brake shoes are in a good or bad condition.

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Old 03-10-2014, 03:41 PM   #223
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I am going to order these wheel hubs or simulators on Ebay.

Those will look great on the bus I guess.












The seller said to me that these hubs will fit on my wheels.
I hope he is right about that ! !
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Old 03-10-2014, 04:27 PM   #224
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Sunday I did some wheel work.
Everything went good.
I've lifted the bus and placed the stands under the chassis.

The nuts and the rims came off good.
















I am going to find an adress to sandblast the wheels and add a black powder coat to the rims so they last a long time.
When my chrome wheel simulators arrive, they look will look as new.
It is cheaper than buying new rims isn't it?

I was pleased that the brakecylinders, brake shoes and the brake drum were still in a good condition.
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Old 03-10-2014, 04:46 PM   #225
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After airblasting the rear brakes, I had eaten soo much brake dust that I had to drink some flavorised water.

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Old 03-10-2014, 05:17 PM   #226
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Nice weather where you are working.

Will be nice here soon too. Snow is melting fast.

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Old 03-10-2014, 05:23 PM   #227
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Hello Nat,
Yes it's in my garden on the driveway in the back.
We did not have a winter this year.
It was raining for about 2 months.

I hope we are going to have an early summer.
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Old 03-10-2014, 05:54 PM   #228
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The front brakes are also in a good condition.
Is is a bit rusty but that is neglectable.
The discs are not worn and beside the rust they look as new.







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Old 03-10-2014, 06:40 PM   #229
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This afternoon I dissasembled the old airco.
I cut the hoses and disconnect the electrical wires.
There was no more gas in the hoses so that makes everything easy for the moment.
Removed the white cover to see the connecting bolts and nuts.




We see that we have a water leak from the roof.
I will have to repair that also.
Tomorrow I'll tape the holes for a moment and repair it with some new polyester or a fix all kit.
As long as it closes the hole for the time.









The ventilation- and/or emergency hatch goes also !
I replace it for a new plexi top window.



The new ventilation window is bigger and will let more light in the bus.
It has a shade and a moskito net build in.
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After removing the airco on the inside I am going to check out what is under the white ceiling.
I want to have some aluminium sheets against the ceiling and walls.
Now I can see how the sheets should be attachet best ways















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