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Old 07-17-2015, 09:16 AM   #211
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Depending upon where the clunk noise originates I would be more inclined to think you have a broken spring.

U-bolts rarely get loose but broken spring leaves not so uncommon.
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Old 07-17-2015, 09:30 AM   #212
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Depending upon where the clunk noise originates I would be more inclined to think you have a broken spring.

U-bolts rarely get loose but broken spring leaves not so uncommon.
Thank you, I have started a new thread about this: http://www.skoolie.net/forums/f33/clunk-11441.html
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Old 07-27-2015, 01:07 PM   #213
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When we travel w/o a towed, this is our Red Neck continental kit.

I am going to build a swing down spare carrier one of these days.



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Old 07-27-2015, 01:16 PM   #214
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We have a large fake sider that will adorn the net!
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Old 07-28-2015, 01:21 PM   #216
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Off to the MVD and requested a body change from bus to MH.

Inspected, accepted and titled as a motorhome coach in AZ!

Got 5 year's tags for $211
What did the DMV require to change the title to motorhome? I sent them an email but the reply just was inspection and gave no details as to what was being inspected. I am trying to get all my ducks in a row before the purchase.

Thanks.

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Old 07-28-2015, 01:51 PM   #217
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When we travel w/o a towed, this is our Red Neck continental kit.

I am going to build a swing down spare carrier one of these days.




looks great!

I built my Tailgator with doubled tube steel, with a male end that slides into suburban's receiver hitch, then a custom hitch mount slides into that for a ball to pull boat. Carry locking tote on tailgator with lifejackets and necessities

works great, and made a removable trailer light lead extension.

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What did the DMV require to change the title to motorhome? I sent them an email but the reply just was inspection and gave no details as to what was being inspected. I am trying to get all my ducks in a row before the purchase.

Thanks.

Eric
They told me a level 3 was needed plus 4 of 6 of these.

Cooking (I had a 2 burner Coleman on a little cabinet)
Water supply (I had a garden hose)
Toilet (I had that bolted down, no holding tank yet)
110v elect (I had a large gauge ext. cord)
Refrigeration (I had a small residential unit strapped to the wall)
Heat (I had a portable heater)

When I meet with the inspectors, they said only a L2 was needed and after they looked over the bus (very quickly) they collected my insp. fee and sent me to the front for plates and such. I did tell them, "as you can see my intentions are to convert to an RV." (The seats were all out.) There was some constructiony looking tools and stuff too.

They were more interested in my plans for a conv. and asked if I could bring it by after it was finished so they could check it out...Not officially
Our bus did have a current HP insp. sticker and they saw that right away commenting on what good shape the bus was in.

Inside they had a bit of trouble determining the NEW price for the bus but a supr. helped out, found the info. and we where good to go. They were very on my side and wanted to get it taken care of properly. I was happy, they were too.

I went to the Prescott MVD BTW, they are always very pro. and helpful.

They looked at the VIN, did a quick walkthrough and that's really about it.
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They told me a level 3 was needed plus 4 of 6 of these.

Cooking (I had a 2 burner Coleman on a little cabinet)
Water supply (I had a garden hose)
Toilet (I had that bolted down, no holding tank yet)
110v elect (I had a large gauge ext. cord)
Refrigeration (I had a small residential unit strapped to the wall)
Heat (I had a portable heater)

When I meet with the inspectors, they said only a L2 was needed and after they looked over the bus (very quickly) they collected my insp. fee and sent me to the front for plates and such. I did tell them, "as you can see my intentions are to convert to an RV." (The seats were all out.) There was some constructiony looking tools and stuff too.

They were more interested in my plans for a conv. and asked if I could bring it by after it was finished so they could check it out...Not officially
Our bus did have a current HP insp. sticker and they saw that right away commenting on what good shape the bus was in.

Inside they had a bit of trouble determining the NEW price for the bus but a supr. helped out, found the info. and we where good to go. They were very on my side and wanted to get it taken care of properly. I was happy, they were too.

I went to the Prescott MVD BTW, they are always very pro. and helpful.

They looked at the VIN, did a quick walkthrough and that's really about it.
Thanks a lot for all that info. I always get a little nervous dealing with MVD.
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