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Old 04-13-2015, 01:50 PM   #111
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Ok, took the ballast wts. to recycle and they were just a bit over 300lbs each. So I've lost a total of 900lbs.

The bus total wt. is 18,500 right now. Didn't get axle weights.

Without the RV mods the bus weighs close to 17,000.

Just topped off the tank and I'm still at 12.5 mpg avg for 4 fill ups.

The GVW is 25K.
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Old 04-17-2015, 10:10 AM   #112
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Old 04-17-2015, 10:12 AM   #113
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I have to wonder what removing that much weight down low did to the center of gravity (?) Gotta' be a lot higher now. Maybe not as bad as putting a couple of SUV's on the roof, but...
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I have to wonder what removing that much weight down low did to the center of gravity (?) Gotta' be a lot higher now. Maybe not as bad as putting a couple of SUV's on the roof, but...
Doesn't feel any different driving. It did raise the rear about an inch. Do have several hundred pounds of batteries, water, gen, etc back there.
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I've been letting my S.O. practice in local parking lots, she's getting very good at driving the bus!!
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Thanks everyone for the kind words. Today I installed a wireless rear view camera..... awesome! Wired it on a switch and run it when needed not just while backing.


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Piece of crap. Failed after a few hours. They did replace the monitor and that lasted a few minutes.
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