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Old 10-13-2016, 12:37 AM   #14
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Nice pics dude. Looking good!

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Old 10-13-2016, 12:40 AM   #15
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Diesel?
Rear locker?

Nice ride, we need pictures of the inside
I believe it's an 8.1L Chevy V8... But I haven't actually looked... NO rear locker, but it's geared super low. I'm hoping to size the tires up to 32 or 33" to get a better cruising at highway speed engine RPM, but if for some reason I can't, then maybe I'll have to regear the pinion in which case a rear locker could be in order... But at this point probably excessive. Oh wait. I just bought a 4x4 bus....... To most that is excessive.
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Old 10-13-2016, 12:48 AM   #16
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The interior plan is:

1.flip the front 2 seats on the right so I can put a table in between row 1 & row 2.
2. Remove the left 2 seats and replace with a foldout bench/futon bed type thing. And maybe a fold down counter or something.
3. Remove the rear 5 seats so I can build a modular bunk bed in the rear. "Modular" being that its low when driving so as to not obstruct the rear window, and then being able to pop it up when parked.


Exterior plan is:

1. bigger rims/tires since it's geared super low and is nearly at redline at 70 mph. This will likely require some fiberglass trimming. TBD
2. custom front bumper with low lights
3. big bike rack off the back.
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Old 10-13-2016, 12:55 AM   #17
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An R & P swap should be easy enough on that rig.
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Old 10-13-2016, 01:54 PM   #18
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I think you will find that you have the 6.0L gas V-8 under the hood if it isn't the 5.3L.

As far as I know GM never offered the big block gas V-8 in any of the G-series chassis.

Your bus looks like it once belonged to the tour operator Buffalo Bus in West Yellowstone, MT. They offer day trips all year long. In the spring through the fall the buses are on tires. But once the snow is on the ground they mount the buses on tracks and do abbreviated tours to Old Faithful.

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Old 10-13-2016, 02:18 PM   #19
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An R & P swap should be easy enough on that rig.
that would be Two R n P swaps on that

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Old 10-13-2016, 02:23 PM   #20
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thats a badass lookin bus!! I wish i had seats like that!..

I'd bet on the 6.0.. but then I didnt know chevy offered a van in 4x4 stock.. I remember ford did for awhile (or may still)..

so maybe its custom with a big block?
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