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Old 11-01-2018, 11:14 AM   #1
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My Shuttle Bus Conversion

Thought I would start and official tread on my shuttle bus project. I tell you, this is an addiction, had a lot of fun with my 40ft "Tiny House Bus", I wanted something smaller to use for day trips etc.

It's a 1994 Ford E350 gas 5.8L 20ft Star-Trans shuttle bus. Still shorting out some problems with the drivetrain before I really start doing any conversion work.
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Old 11-01-2018, 05:18 PM   #2
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Awesome! I am just going through ideas for my own conversion.... Look forward to following this!
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Old 11-01-2018, 09:42 PM   #3
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Looks like it's in good shape!
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Old 11-01-2018, 11:18 PM   #5
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I like how the door frame for the rear doors doesn't stick out from the sides of the bus too much - many of the back doors tend to look like they just slapped on a square door frame and totally ignored the contours of the sides of the bus.
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Old 11-03-2018, 10:14 AM   #6
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Thanks guys, Mark thats one of the reason I really decided to buy it, it did not have that "messed up" roof line you are talking about.

Think I got most of the engine/drivetrain problem sorted out, so I turned my attention to the body. Sealed up the window stopped all the leaks, removed the seats and some of the rubber flooring. A mess, but not what above what I was expecting. I knew I had some soft spots

What is your guy's vote?
1. Cut out just the rotten parts patch with 5/8" ply, and then frame new floor on top.
2. Remove entire floor down to metal frame with new 5/8" Ply.
3. Just "cover over" the rotten floor with new framing and Ply.
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:28 AM   #7
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I cut and patched mine as I only had a few small areas that needed attention. Then I subfloored it with 1" insulation blue board. Worked great for our needs.
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