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Old 04-01-2015, 12:28 PM   #1
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Hello friends!

Good day to all, I have just purchased our project and jumping in with both feet. My family has invested in a 99 Thomas bus and I am going to pick up this weekend. I have been reading and researching for months and am terribly exited / little nervous about our endeavor. We have a place to park/work for the summer and a basement to utilize in inclement weather. I am very happy to have this forum as a reference as we proceed and hope to be able to pass on knowledge after I have gained some.

Much love from Mat, Jovan, Vera, and Roland.

Only question I have for those who read this is about titling. I am in Va and know this can be a pain in the butt. Am I better off to attempt RV title change after conversion of title right off the bat (as bus) and change later? Thanks in advance..
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Old 04-01-2015, 02:29 PM   #2
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Where in VA?

and get title changed ASAP

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Old 04-01-2015, 02:40 PM   #3
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Welcome and good luck.

Be sure to post pics.

Also read as many build threads as you can. That is where the real conversion info is.

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Old 04-02-2015, 12:40 AM   #4
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I would say change the title first. Don't spend a lot of money and time and then find out you will have problems later. Good luck and welcome.
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Old 04-02-2015, 09:12 AM   #5
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In Roanoke. Title cannot be changed to RV until majority of conversion is complete. Wondering weather to even title in my name right away or sit on it till I can make a case for RV title.
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