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Old 03-10-2014, 08:39 PM   #231
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Till so far my update.
See you next time my friends.
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Old 03-10-2014, 08:44 PM   #232
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Thx for the pics.

Good to have a few members from over the big lake.

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Old 03-10-2014, 08:52 PM   #233
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Hahaha,
Yes Nat,
To translate from flemish to english is sometimes difficult but we'll manage.
I'll keep the picts coming as long as I am working on the bus.
Later I'll take picts from the toeus we make but that's still a long time away.


It is almost 02.00am over here.
I think I'm going to bed.
Normally I do night shifts but today the sun was shining and that was a good thing to work a little bit on my toy.
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Old 03-11-2014, 06:51 AM   #234
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Just woke up.
It's a beautiful day again so I'm going to work al little bit more on the bus.
I'll clean up the inside a bit because it is messy.
See you all later.
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Old 03-11-2014, 12:25 PM   #235
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Re: 1995 Ford Eldorado Shuttle bus

Seeing your pictures takes me back to when I was stripping my bus. Yours looks nearly identical to mine.

I'd definitely suggest that you remove the inner window trim rings and strip off the side wall fiberglass trim panels also. Once they're out you can check the body around the window cut outs for water damage from leaks around the windows. If water gets in between the inner and outer body panels it can ruin the corrugated "filler" between the panels and leave you with floppy walls. I had to repair about 5 feet of one side where water had seeped in at the wheelchair lift door over the years and separated the panels under the windows. The job was technically interesting but not much fun.

Six of my fourteen windows also had leaks between the window frame and body so I resealed all of them. A fairly easy job.

Roof leaks can come from the exterior trim pieces where the body sections come together. I used a Dicor RV roof sealant to seal all of them and so far no more leaks.

I like the new sky light window!
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Old 03-11-2014, 02:59 PM   #236
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Hello my friend,
Yes the fiber glass is coming off.
I wil do that tomorrow.
It will give me a template to make new window holes in the aluminium.

I just did one this afternoon to see if the screws were coming out well.
Pics are uploading right now.

I just did some cleaning up and take some mesurements for the new aluminium windows and ceiling.
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Old 03-11-2014, 03:04 PM   #237
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I like the new sky light window!
It will replace the old escape hatch.

Maybe I place 2 of them.
I am also thinking about placing a solar panel to charge my 2X 125 amp battery's and give feed to my refrigerator and deep freezer.
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Old 03-11-2014, 03:24 PM   #238
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As said,
I did a little bit of cleaning up and looked at some ideas of interriors from trailers and big RV's.
Tomorrow I remove the inner window trim rings as Roach told me to do and remove the white plastic wall trim panel.



Here is my new L.P.G. stove on the side.
We did not have to use it this winter because it didn't freeze at al.
It gives a nice warmth and it needs no chimnee.
You can use it where you want.



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Old 03-11-2014, 03:46 PM   #239
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What a nice looking little stove.

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Thanks Nat !
Works on propane, Butane and L.P.G.
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