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Old 11-11-2017, 06:10 PM   #21
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Texas bound?

Hell yeah we’ll show eastcoast some TEXAS HOSPITALITY !!!! Eastcoast I just sent you a pm about coming here and like a dummy I did not include my cell #. I’ll get it to you shortly.
Tango - make sure he has your number as well
Cadillackid - surely you can ride along?
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:06 AM   #22
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I'll get in touch with the school contact today and get the wire transfer taken care of.
Then I can start actually figuring out the logistics. I've got a lot to get done this week!!!

Can't wait to get this lil bus home and get it ready to paint!
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:57 AM   #23
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im working on my schedule today.. Redbyrd is going in to get a wheel bearing fixed and i found a screw in a drive tire..

my one (crappy) roomate goes to court today to see if his probation gets revoked.. if so then life is easuy for me cause he stays in jail..

Txstreetman is swapping a tranny in houston in his bus this weekend, id love to be there for that, I need a road trip outta here for sure..

so after today i should know whether i can help get your bus back to FL.. we might need some help from the fine Houston skoolie folk to make the logistics work.

I cant wait to see your new bus! this thing looks to be **THE** shortie we all want!
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Old 11-13-2017, 06:08 AM   #24
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im working on my schedule today.. Redbyrd is going in to get a wheel bearing fixed and i found a screw in a drive tire..

my one (crappy) roomate goes to court today to see if his probation gets revoked.. if so then life is easuy for me cause he stays in jail..

Txstreetman is swapping a tranny in houston in his bus this weekend, id love to be there for that, I need a road trip outta here for sure..

so after today i should know whether i can help get your bus back to FL.. we might need some help from the fine Houston skoolie folk to make the logistics work.

I cant wait to see your new bus! this thing looks to be **THE** shortie we all want!
-Christopher
Cool. Maybe we can pull this off!
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Old 11-13-2017, 09:13 AM   #25
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Hope both of you guys can manage a pass through Houston while you're in the neighborhood. Let us know if you can and we'll roll out the carpet.
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Old 11-13-2017, 11:36 AM   #26
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latest on my bus is the king pins and drag link are *SHOT*.. wheel bearings are fine.. alignment was so far out it was causing wierd noises.. I kind of wondered since it seemed like things were a bit loose when I jacked it up..

my bus is estimated to be done weds late afternoon.
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Old 11-13-2017, 11:54 AM   #27
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Good to find out before any long trips. Should be much kinder to the front rubber...not to mention better handling.
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Old 11-13-2017, 12:42 PM   #28
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Good to find out before any long trips. Should be much kinder to the front rubber...not to mention better handling.
like trips to Houston!.. doesnt surprise me since that bus was run up and down the forever-under-construction 290....

I just put new rubber on the fronts because they were out of round, im guessinfg it will drive a bit differently when its done!

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Old 11-13-2017, 04:30 PM   #29
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Sending the wire transfer tomorrow, it will take a day or two to clear and then the bus will be available.
I still need to call the lady at the school district to ask her if I can take an extra day or two and about the paperwork.
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:19 PM   #30
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This bus has something I don't see a ton of- Mixed wheel sizes. 19.5's in front and 22.5's with lowpro's in the rear.
I forgot to ask them about the rear end, but I'll bet its geared on the higher side due to the smaller tires and wheels.
Looks like 22.5's would fit on the front just fine. If there's room for them, a set of 10R's or something similarly sized all around would make it a dream out on the interstate, and would give me better ground clearance for getting up John's driveway.
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