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Old 07-28-2011, 10:21 AM   #1
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Very nice, wish I could have acquired something like this. Can't wait to see what it becomes. Go Krunk!
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Old 07-28-2011, 10:48 AM   #2
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J-Zilla --- Welcome! Great shorty there. Sounds like it is really set up well and should make for an excellent conversion. Do keep us up to date as you go!
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Old 07-28-2011, 11:15 AM   #3
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looks like mine almost to a T. The handicap door is different. You should have 16' behind the drivers seat. Lots of options you have...good luck
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:53 AM   #4
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Great shorty !!!!!!! Nice looking bus.. you did good.....
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Old 07-30-2011, 05:34 PM   #5
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Why not use an inverter? It would be quiet cooler and use less power.
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Old 07-30-2011, 07:46 PM   #6
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I think technically these are invertors. We had units similar to these on a couple fire trucks our department bought in the mid 80's. I don't remember what brand the "generators" were, they were mounted in the upper back side of a storage compartment. We used them to run scene lights, all we had to do was flip the lights on and the "generator" worked.

Here is a link to a similar unit. http://www.phonetx.com/32082000.html

If you can get it for a $100 grab it. The place I linked to is selling them new for $1900

As a matter of fact if you don't want it I'll buy it if you can UPS it to me.
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Old 08-05-2011, 04:55 PM   #7
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lol now your rocking a jailbird shortbus. awesome.
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Old 08-10-2011, 10:33 AM   #8
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Hey JZ --- Good to see another Skoolie here in Houston! Will have to keep my eyes peeled for it. And ya definitely got that "TDC" look down pat! Where do you park your shotgun while driving?
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:34 AM   #9
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awesome! what did the re-spray cost ya anyhow?
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Old 08-10-2011, 08:01 PM   #10
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...and where did you get it done? Are you happy with the job? (I will be looking for someone who can handle a bus myself pretty soon).
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