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Old 05-12-2019, 11:47 AM   #1
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So thanks for accepting me here. Iím very excited about working on my bluebird Iíve just recently began. I live in Dolan Springs AZ. Sheís a 1979 Bluebird has a Ford gasoline powered Motor in it. Thatís al I know about it really. If anyone knows more about my bus and wants to fill me in I would be greatly appreciative. How do I find out which body style it has. Also I would like to rig up the front door so it will open all the way... it swings about 3/4 the wAy... any suggestions? Thanks!
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Old 05-12-2019, 11:55 AM   #2
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So thanks for accepting me here. Iím very excited about working on my bluebird Iíve just recently began. I live in Dolan Springs AZ. Sheís a 1979 Bluebird has a Ford gasoline powered Motor in it. Thatís al I know about it really. If anyone knows more about my bus and wants to fill me in I would be greatly appreciative. How do I find out which body style it has. Also I would like to rig up the front door so it will open all the way... it swings about 3/4 the wAy... any suggestions? Thanks!
nice looking bus - the door must be binding on something - a video showing how the door is working, showing from inside of the hinges and outside would help in solving the problem
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Old 05-12-2019, 12:00 PM   #3
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Welcome to the nut house! You ain't gotta be crazy to have a Skoolie.
But it don't hurt to be!
Beautiful rig, looking forward to watching the build progress.
There are folx here who can guide you with your bus, but I'm not one of them.
Fill out your user profile asap, so everyone can know what you're working with.
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Old 05-12-2019, 01:12 PM   #4
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Old 05-12-2019, 01:22 PM   #5
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Welcome to the nut house! You ain't gotta be crazy to have a Skoolie.
But it don't hurt to be!
Beautiful rig, looking forward to watching the build progress.
There are folx here who can guide you with your bus, but I'm not one of them.
Fill out your user profile asap, so everyone can know what you're working with.
Just tap your avatar, & fill in the blanks...
Tap the avatar? You need to use the UserCP to access your profile info.
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Old 05-12-2019, 01:39 PM   #6
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Tap the avatar? You need to use the UserCP to access your profile info.
In the app, after going to the profile, tapping the 3 vertical blocks, upper right, "edit profile," will allow mobile users to input some basic info. Like..:
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Old 05-13-2019, 03:09 AM   #7
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Nice looking Bluuebird you have there. That year has nice curves!
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Old 05-13-2019, 06:24 AM   #8
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Sweet looking rig on the outside, got any interior pics of her yet?
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Old 05-13-2019, 10:47 PM   #9
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I found a door stop Type gadget on the bottom side of door catching the underside of the steps preventing it from opening all the way. It appears to have been designed to only open about 3/4 of the way open. I don’t like it. I was thinking I could cut it off or remove the stopper but then it will bash into the mirror. If anyone has a suggestion or advice or ideas on that I’m all ears! Thanks!
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Old 05-13-2019, 10:53 PM   #10
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I thought I had filled it out yesterday but realized today I hadn’t saved it. So I did it today. Thanks! Glad to be here!
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