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Old 02-23-2015, 06:07 PM   #371
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I love what you have done to your bus that is just how i want to do mine

thanks roach here is a pic of that battery, there isnt any markings on the battery no cranking amps or anything but it is a huge battery


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Old 02-23-2015, 06:13 PM   #372
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Kinda hard to tell from the pic but it looks like a standard 8D. That is just the size...no telling what the AH/CCA ratings might be. Need a number for that.
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Old 02-23-2015, 07:00 PM   #373
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i cant find any info on it so here is a better pic where can i get one and whats the best battery to get.

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Old 02-23-2015, 07:50 PM   #374
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If you have a Rural King nearby check there. They have Exide-built store brand batteries for CHEAP.
And treat that rusty battery compartment when you get the chance!
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Old 02-23-2015, 09:22 PM   #375
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I love what you have done to your bus that is just how i want to do mine

thanks roach here is a pic of that battery, there isnt any markings on the battery no cranking amps or anything but it is a huge battery


I see something on your bus I've been wanting to do. I like that the spaces between the windows are painted black-to make it look like one big window.
Thanks- I like it more now I see.
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Old 02-23-2015, 09:33 PM   #376
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We've got a serious hijack here.
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Old 02-23-2015, 09:38 PM   #377
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sorry will not happen again
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Old 02-23-2015, 10:04 PM   #378
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how wide is the door you bought and did it come with the frame,, have you had any probelms with it.
I installed a residential foam core steel entry door in my bus last summer.

It came without the frame, no door knob holes, blank slab for $94.

The same door with the frame and holes already drilled was $285.

They came in 28, 30, 32, 36 wide. I used a 30 as that was all the roof I had between support ribs.

It starts in post 56 in this link.

http://www.skoolie.net/forums/f11/th...e-10138-6.html

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Old 03-06-2015, 11:51 AM   #380
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Great job Roach!
My wife and I are leaning towards getting a shuttle bus for a year long road trip we are planning. We are also from Michigan and live in the Ann Arbor area. I hope we can manage for a lot less than your project cost. I don't think we'll be putting in running water or a shower, so we pay have less work in front of us.

We're looking at getting a 14 passenger Turtletop Van Terra which is smaller than what you have, but has a copilot seat which my wife insists on, because she doesn't want to sit in the back.

Did you have to get a CDL license? I thought Michigan required one for any bus designed to carry more than 15 people whether it's used for that purpose or not.

How much are you paying for insurance now?
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