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Old 03-15-2016, 12:25 AM   #11
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"If your bus will also be used as a truck, a FE is a big advantage. Got toys?"

I have an '82 BRAT with a lift that I take wheeling up in the hills. I maybe be selling it at the end of the season to help purchase my bus. I do have a second car that I was thinking of towing behind the bus for getting around town. Any reason I can't tow with an RE bus?
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Old 03-15-2016, 12:33 AM   #12
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Welcome, glad you stepped into the light, as you know there are really great people here,everyone is more than willing to help. Sounds like you have a plan to start. We all just have to keep our eyes on the prize. We too hope to live in our skoolie full time, do so traveling when we can, I myself would like to meet each person on this forum..
I just like to put a face to a name.
Good luck with your build when ever you get started on it..someone I am sure will be around to help if you need it..we all do from time to time.
I too would LOVE to meet many of the people on this forum. I am hoping to find some people near me that I can meet and check out their Skoolies. I have met one person that was converting a bread truck. Worked great for him, but I want a little more room
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Old 03-15-2016, 07:42 AM   #13
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Old 03-22-2016, 11:42 PM   #14
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dude, ill meet up. wont be for about a year or so, but I plan on traveling the country anyway once I'm finished. I would love to check out any other bus conversions possible while I'm on the road
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Old 09-12-2016, 01:20 PM   #16
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Small update on my situation. Still doing research while I off my debt, (my only tie to "normal" society). In 4 months I have gone from about $4000, to less than $1700. I have also switched to a job as a lot tech for a Winnebago Dealer so I have a chance to really look at different floor layouts, get an idea of how typical RVs are put together, and I will be able to get a pretty good discount on parts when I start converting. As soon as my debts are paid, I will be selling my "82 Subaru Brat to help fund the Bus.
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Small update on my situation. Still doing research while I off my debt, (my only tie to "normal" society). In 4 months I have gone from about $4000, to less than $1700. I have also switched to a job as a lot tech for a Winnebago Dealer so I have a chance to really look at different floor layouts, get an idea of how typical RVs are put together, and I will be able to get a pretty good discount on parts when I start converting. As soon as my debts are paid, I will be selling my "82 Subaru Brat to help fund the Bus.
How much for the brat, and does it have the jump seats?
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Old 09-12-2016, 02:51 PM   #18
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I'd like to get $3500. It has the jump seats, topper for the bed, 2" lift, 14" peguot rims, 27/8.5/14 general grabber ATs, 5-spd Dual range trans from the next generation, 2 sets of doors (one set is half doors), spare T-Tops, and an extra motor.
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I'd like to get $3500. It has the jump seats, topper for the bed, 2" lift, 14" peguot rims, 27/8.5/14 general grabber ATs, 5-spd Dual range trans from the next generation, 2 sets of doors (one set is half doors), spare T-Tops, and an extra motor.
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Old 09-13-2016, 12:20 AM   #20
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Don't Sell the Brat!!!

Those little things are awesome!! You've got to find another way my man!! That also would be the perfect pull-behind vehicle! I have a 1987 Samurai. Little, light, cheap and easy!!! And a big welcome from Utah, Just over the hill.
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