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Old 01-20-2018, 05:56 PM   #1
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Hello from Maine

Hello
Just bought a 02 GMC Savana cut away with a 14 pass Thomas body.

Plan to convert it to a RV/long tripmobile

Anyway,just saying hello
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Old 01-20-2018, 06:06 PM   #2
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Sounds cool. Keep us posted.
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Old 01-20-2018, 06:24 PM   #3
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Welcome Bob

You talk like you've done this before. What bus number is this for you?
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Old 01-20-2018, 07:17 PM   #4
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Welcome Bob

You talk like you've done this before. What bus number is this for you?
First bus. I do however have a history of making things I canít afford out of stuff that I can. I have a 94 class A that we decided to retire after last season to scavenge parts from And Iíve done a bunch of research so.....

Planning on staying fairly basic. Insulation Toilet kitchenett fold down bed and a rooftop ac . Thereís a hot shower everywhere we drive the RV so Iím skipping the shower.

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Old 02-01-2018, 04:19 PM   #5
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A little update

Iím a happy camper today. I have fixed the fuel leaks and got the that all back together and finally got to do something in the back. YAY!!! I got all the seats and the safety cushion things dismounted. As soon as I find a place for the seats n stuff Iíll start ripping the floor up.

Iíll have one of my kids set up a picture account next time their here so I can post some picks.

For those who canít wait for pics, close your eyes and imagine the cross between a big army truck and a hippiefied VW bus. Now, chances are what your imagining is at least 8 and 1/2 per cent better looking than the real thing.
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Old 02-01-2018, 04:27 PM   #6
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Iím a happy camper today. I have fixed the fuel leaks and got the that all back together and finally got to do something in the back. YAY!!! I got all the seats and the safety cushion things dismounted. As soon as I find a place for the seats n stuff Iíll start ripping the floor up.

Iíll have one of my kids set up a picture account next time their here so I can post some picks.

For those who canít wait for pics, close your eyes and imagine the cross between a big army truck and a hippiefied VW bus. Now, chances are what your imagining is at least 8 and 1/2 per cent better looking than the real thing.
Lol...I did that...my vision was a Scooby do van

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Old 02-01-2018, 04:55 PM   #7
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Old 02-01-2018, 05:28 PM   #8
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Lol...I did that...my vision was a Scooby do van

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I didnít do it, honest. I bought it from a small private elementary school and the students either painted it or came up with the paint scheme. Looking at the bus is supposed to be like looking at a aquarium complete with fish plant life and a big eel or snake Iím not sure on that.

Elementary students are very creative, their also horrible at prepping for paint. Peeling, flaking everywhere.

EZ fix but will be the last thing I do.
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Old 02-01-2018, 06:07 PM   #9
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I didnít do it, honest. I bought it from a small private elementary school and the students either painted it or came up with the paint scheme. Looking at the bus is supposed to be like looking at a aquarium complete with fish plant life and a big eel or snake Iím not sure on that.

Elementary students are very creative, their also horrible at prepping for paint. Peeling, flaking everywhere.

EZ fix but will be the last thing I do.
Lol...sounds like it used to be cute...

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Old 02-01-2018, 08:59 PM   #10
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it Ainít pretty. The artwork is good itís a shame they didnít sand anything. Little yellow spots everywhere and more appearing all the time. Iím painting it white, but the exterior paint will be the last of the build. Function over form, once I get stuff where I want it and working Iíll worry about pretty.
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