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Old 04-04-2011, 01:14 PM   #11
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Dude just get a wheel grinder & a metal disc and slice them off. So much easier. You're bus is my size, might be helpful to look at my conversion.

What - and destroy all of that Grade-5 hardware?

I'm not a dude, BTW...


I love the flip-nose up front even though it look a bit bulky/goofy. There's tons of room around the engine so everything is easily accessible.
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Old 04-04-2011, 04:07 PM   #12
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I just put my daughter inside the bus with a hammer, rachet and a breaker bar while I sat under the bus holding on to the nuts with a wrench. We got all out but a couple and had to have hubby work on them. It was amazing how little rust there was on the frame.
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Old 04-08-2011, 02:35 PM   #13
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Seats are out; the rattle-gun-up-top/wrench-from-the-bottom approach easily handled all but three bolts around the gas tank, but the grinder took 'em out fast.

Let the floor planning begin!
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Old 06-17-2011, 09:22 PM   #14
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It took several weeks of hunting down accurate information and the better part of a day with the CSP, but the Window Licker is now ready to be registered and reclassified as a van on the title, which saves us a bunch of dosh on several fronts.

We acquired a propane furnace and kitchen items from an older pop-up that we dismantled - we sold the rolling frame for what we paid for the whole camper so a day of labor provided a good propane furnace, sink, ice box, water tank, and a small inverter with battery box, along with some misc. hardware. I also built a 170-watt solar kit and found a really nice 3-way Dometic fridge, so we're *finally* ready to build in all the comforts of home.
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