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Old 04-19-2015, 07:11 AM   #151
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Disclaimer: If you guys see pics twice, sorry....tapatalk it's being wonky
Don't blame wonky on tapatalk .......wonky is a state......that you drove to....when you woke up and said..."self, I need...NO..... I want a bus".... ;)

When you laying down paint?
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Old 04-19-2015, 10:22 AM   #152
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Don't blame wonky on tapatalk .......wonky is a state......that you drove to....when you woke up and said..."self, I need...NO..... I want a bus".... ;)

When you laying down paint?
Might have been also me trying to post but barely seeing keys from my eyes not wanting to stay open....
I'll sand and prep the whole thing, then prime it.
Anyone ever tried a wrap on their bus?
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Old 04-19-2015, 10:28 AM   #153
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Might have been also me trying to post but barely seeing keys from my eyes not wanting to stay open....
I'll sand and prep the whole thing, then prime it.
Anyone ever tried a wrap on their bus?
I looked into the wrap's, but was disappointed to find they only last 5 years max.

Then there is the cost.

How about plasti dip?

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Old 04-19-2015, 10:53 AM   #154
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I have a neighbor who is obsessed with plasti dip. I wouldn't do a bus in it.
Its impossible to tape off very well and it rips easily. The sun fades it quickly and it ends up looking like a high schooler went to town on it with krylon.
Its ok stuff for blacking our the plastic chrome on cars and stuff, but when I see the neighbor's plasti dipped 2015 buick I wanna puke. It peels super easy. It aslo leaches into paint sometimes. His 2013 Jetta was white from the factory. They "dipped" it pink and now the color is etched into the finish. Looks atrocious.
Vinyl wrap would hold up a heck of a lot better but 5 years isn't terribly long either.
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Old 04-19-2015, 11:00 AM   #155
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and Plasti Dip is not all that cheap.
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Old 04-19-2015, 11:09 AM   #156
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When my bus is done, I'm going to get the entire exterior coated with Pollyurea.

Comes in any color, UV stable, and unreal tough.



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Old 04-19-2015, 11:21 AM   #157
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Very cool idea nat.
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Old 04-19-2015, 12:10 PM   #158
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Nice bus. Have you measured the bus from bumper to bumper?
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Old 04-19-2015, 10:40 PM   #159
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Nice bus. Have you measured the bus from bumper to bumper?
If I remember correctly, 18'
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Old 04-20-2015, 06:06 PM   #160
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New question of the day, how do you hook up a diesel tachometer, on a car it has a hot wire, a ground and a green wire to the distributer. I am not sure a diesel has a distributer. Second question of the day, what is the peak torque rpm of a 7.3 turbo ford engine. BTW, although I am a drag racer, and love high output, I do not intend to persue greater power with my bus, I would be interested in mileage and trouble free service.
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