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Old 02-16-2016, 01:51 AM   #41
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Over the weekend we got the whole lower half of the bus painted brown. Gotta complete the cab and the top half then hit the trim with black and it'll be done. Its a huge task!
Also accomplished getting the passenger seat mounted with forward, 90*left and reverse locking notches cut in the swivel. As well as making the inside a complete disaster! I know what I am doing for the next couple days after work.

These are the bulb housings I got off Ebay a while back. They are drop in and upgrade the headlights to an H4 bulb, with LEDs(can be wired to running light, turnsignal or any source). It is a glass lens, so no polishing every few years like composites! I just received the Cyclops Adventure Sports 3600 lumen LED bulbs for them!


Ive been running these bulbs in my Vstrom for a year with no issues, plug and play!
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Old 02-16-2016, 09:25 AM   #42
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Sweet! I am hoping to do the same upgrade on my old 7" round lamps.
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Old 02-16-2016, 09:31 PM   #43
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Love the bus. I am currently doing the same thing. I picked up a 1990 30' Bluebird with a 12 valve cummins just to haul bikes. It has the side wheelchair lift in the rear, and bikes fit in perfectly sideways. (Bus came with tie-straps and rails built into the floor). I once converted an old motorhome to a hauler, but it was a major POS, and a PITA to use with 4 bikes loaded. Keep up the awesome work!!
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Old 02-17-2016, 08:05 PM   #44
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Sweet! I am hoping to do the same upgrade on my old 7" round lamps.
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Love the bus. I am currently doing the same thing. I picked up a 1990 30' Bluebird with a 12 valve cummins just to haul bikes. It has the side wheelchair lift in the rear, and bikes fit in perfectly sideways. (Bus came with tie-straps and rails built into the floor). I once converted an old motorhome to a hauler, but it was a major POS, and a PITA to use with 4 bikes loaded. Keep up the awesome work!!
Thanks, I'll be watching for your Build Thread!
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Old 03-04-2016, 11:29 PM   #45
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Its been raining off and on and I have been working a ton of hours, but the paint is coming along!

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Old 03-14-2016, 12:21 AM   #46
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Yesterday after working some overtime, I got alot done on the bus! I installed the stereo & speakers and then layed down the Travertine tiles!




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Old 03-14-2016, 01:02 AM   #47
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Travertine huh? That's kind of hard to follow. That paint job looks really nice.

I like the extra lights too. Have you thought of replacing the old large high up blinkers with lights?
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In many states, driving (white) lights up that high are illegal.
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In many states, driving (white) lights up that high are illegal.
They are in CA. They don't even have to be on. I'm sure that's why he has them covered.
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So your point is it's illegal to replace those large blinker lights with headlights? But at the same time it's ok if three lights are mounted in between the original stop/blinker lights? Someone better warn the 4x4 community.

I've seen old timers put headlights in those high up blinker positions. Don't know if they got in trouble or not. I don't believe they used those additional lights for driving, rather using them as fog lights in front or back up lights in the rear.

I like what Low did with the lights but they don't appear to be covered, and considering their current position I can't imagine that they would be any more or less legal if they replaced the old blinkers. Low just gave his bus a uni-brow.
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