Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-16-2016, 02:42 PM   #1
New Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 2
Insulation?

Hello All
I recently bought a 2003 Ford Collins 7.3Diesel short school bus!!! (with wheelchair lift in back)
I'm going to begin the conversion process and I'm just curious about insulation. I've found a lot of resources with big full size school busses.
I'm just curious within the short bus community if people have bothered to take off the metal siding to install insulation. I'm planing on doing wood siding though I'm unsure whether to just build over the siding ass is or take the siding off, instal some insulation and build of that.
My bad if this is an old topic, just looking for peoples opinion's
Thanks

Sent from my VK810 4G using Tapatalk
Cruz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2016, 03:34 PM   #2
Mini-Skoolie
 
Sceep's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 33
Congrats on the bus!! Sounds similar to my '98. Mine has 1" of yellow fiberglass between roof and wall panels from the factory.

you can see some of it in this pic.


See if you can find a screw or speaker or something somewhere you can remove then fish around with a dental pick and see if you can tell if theres anything in there.
Sceep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2016, 06:33 PM   #3
Bus Nut
 
superdave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: hills of sw virginia
Posts: 889
Year: 1996
Chassis: thomas
Engine: 8.3 cummins
Rated Cap: 11 window
in general if your going to live in it then tear it out, if its just a weekender then leave it. got any pics of your shorty? good luck and wear some glasses when your grinding out them seat bolts.
__________________
living in a bus down by the river.
my build pics
https://www.skoolie.net/forums/membe...albums942.html
superdave is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.