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Old 09-20-2017, 03:46 PM   #1
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While gutting the BUS I noticed this long hose which I want to remove, and anything that it connects to. Now does this have any bad effects on anything ?? and are there some benefits I may be loosing? FYI- I planning to use to use a propane furnace as my heat source.
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Old 09-20-2017, 04:09 PM   #2
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It looks like the coolant lines to the interior heaters. If you remove them, you should loop them as close to the engine as possible. If you have a RE bus you will lose heat/defrost up front.

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Old 09-20-2017, 04:26 PM   #3
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I have a Thomson International 3800, Ok so I can shorten it so I can keep the heat up front ?? or it is possible to removed all that and just use it for defrosting ??
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I encourage you to look at how many threads on this site are about how to heat and cool a bus before getting too gung ho about removing heater lines!
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Old 09-20-2017, 04:38 PM   #5
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Agreed, just seems to be a bit bulky, and I'm not sure what get HOT and or how it work so I might need to start there, I guess it nice to have heat from the engine so I'm not using my propane heat.
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Old 09-20-2017, 06:02 PM   #6
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Old 09-20-2017, 07:17 PM   #7
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You can keep and or relocate the heaters as needed and reroute the hoses underneath or hard pipe them and only use hoses as needed.
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By the way, something I noticed when I gutted the seats... The fan motors need a ground strap if they are not mounted to the seat.

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Old 09-21-2017, 11:32 AM   #9
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So what is the bleeder valve and that foot pedal ??
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Old 09-22-2017, 12:06 PM   #10
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The foot pedal is your high beam switch. The valve is the shut off to keep the system from heating the bus up in warm months.

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