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Old 03-29-2015, 08:28 PM   #11
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pretty sure I am just going to keep the floors as is for now, give it a good washing and see what happens - they are filthy, but there is no smell.

gonna do some layouts to see how I can make everything fit after I recycle the seats.

Maybe I will work on some video now?
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Old 03-29-2015, 09:02 PM   #12
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Next time your trying to cut steel with a angle grinder, use the right abrasive wheel. You will find cutting bolts cake walk compared to trying to cut them with that diamond masonry wheel.

I would have had the floor out in a few hours. However I'm quite skilled with my tools, and have a nice selection to choose from. That and I love taking things apart.

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Old 03-29-2015, 09:07 PM   #13
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yep I changed out the wheel after I took the pic, that and there were no more sparks. I thought about cutting from the bottom, but it looked like there many that were inaccessible....... another day maybe - I just hate failure on this level so I gave up
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Old 03-29-2015, 11:35 PM   #14
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video from this weekend

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Old 03-30-2015, 04:10 AM   #15
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The video is private. To show it, set it to unlisted or public.
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Old 03-30-2015, 10:27 AM   #16
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So?? Do I smell a roof raise? Looks like either the bus has a short ceiling, or you are a tall man!
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Old 03-30-2015, 10:38 AM   #17
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So?? Do I smell a roof raise? Looks like either the bus has a short ceiling, or you are a tall man!
Haha, I was wondering if anyone would notice.
The "short" answer is no.

Limited time, budget, and skills will prevent me making this machine into the luxury coaches that some of you have. My plans are to make this an escape pod, more than a "home". But it will serve as both.

I have a hankering for some adventure, and that is primary above everything else. So I am preparing to be able to load the minimal belongings(moto, clothes, tools, and business accoutrements) and assume the rest will work itself out.

I am really good at winging it
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Old 03-30-2015, 02:05 PM   #18
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Is the track on the floor good enough to use to tie down your bikes?

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Old 03-30-2015, 04:32 PM   #19
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Is the track on the floor good enough to use to tie down your bikes?

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the bad spots are on the center(and the rear that I tore up) and they are just soft. The tracks could support the bus, hanging upside down, with 10 motos inside
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Old 04-07-2015, 09:06 AM   #20
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#1 challenge appears to be solved, with 2 bolts, 2 nuts, 4 washers, and a $14 c-channel, cut in half and drilled, combined with an aluminum ramp I had already. The only other addition is a kickstand platform, to keep the bike from leaning too far.



http://www.youtube.com/embed/06YCNoQm8jE


And the bike as it sits in the rear of the bus.


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