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Old 08-14-2017, 07:27 AM   #31
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The standard school bus seats in mine are cool, and in nice shape. But they're horrible to ride on. A pair of these would be awesome for long trips!
mine too... eveidently elementary kids didnt razorblade or stick chewing gum to bottoms of seats .. lolol
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Old 08-22-2017, 05:04 AM   #32
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So how's it going? Get over the shock yet? Once I started taking the seats out and got that accomplished, that feeling pretty much went away. I'd love to know if you got the chance to do anything yet

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Old 08-22-2017, 07:23 AM   #33
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So how's it going? Get over the shock yet? Once I started taking the seats out and got that accomplished, that feeling pretty much went away. I'd love to know if you got the chance to do anything yet

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Same here! I have my family ready to help with the seat removal. Just let us know when you want help and where to go!!!!!

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Old 08-23-2017, 07:27 AM   #34
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Same here! I have my family ready to help with the seat removal. Just let us know when you want help and where to go!!!!!

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That is so nice of you. I wish I lived closer to other skoolies because I'd love to help with things I've gained experience with.

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Old 09-10-2017, 09:36 AM   #35
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Getting things started!

Update....

With the heat of August and hurricane Harvey, I have only been able to physically work on the bus 2 days now. I feel like I have accomplished a lot though and my body thinks I have too! I ache all over.

Day 1: Removed all the seats. It went smoother than I expected. Only took about 3-4 hours to get them all out with just me and my friend Dean. I managed to sell them and make some cash back to reinvest into the bus!!

Day 2: Managed to get almost half of the flooring out. Ran into some rust and with the recent hurricane, fresh water. I have a leak somewhere that will need further investigation.

Question, I think I should remove all of the inside paneling to investigate what is going on in there. My reasoning: 1. I want to know what my bus is made of and what it is insulated with, 2. I want to know all possible places it may be leaking and fix, before spending $$$ to build on top of possible problem. Dean thinks I should leave the walls as is and build over, or just tear out where it seems there may be a leak. He currently thinks he needs to help me write this too! Can someone who knows more than the two of us, weigh in? Thank you.

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Old 09-10-2017, 09:52 AM   #36
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Question, I think I should remove all of the inside paneling to investigate what is going on in there.
Looking Good !

I'd def take a peek now as it will be tough later once walls are in. I don't like nasty surprises. MOST is probably fine, it's just those 2 bad spots...

update your bus profile/location when you get a chance. Dogo has to go where the action is- they sure look confused when you demolish.
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Old 09-10-2017, 09:58 AM   #37
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Thank you Rusty. I think I updated info just now.
Did you mean dog? If so, that's Nalo and he about kills me on a daily basis. He thinks there is no better place to be than under my feet. I finally had to make him sit in the drivers seat, to avoid injuries to us both.
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Old 09-10-2017, 12:43 PM   #38
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you actually got somebody to give you cash for seats ???? wow you got our respect went thru houston wed on us59 its what i expected texans going like hell to get things fixed again no sitting around crying there
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Old 09-13-2017, 10:54 AM   #39
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I'll be with you in solidarity, girl! I just bought a '94 Chevy short bus and am going to convert it into a camper. Just know that you're not alone navigating the good-ole' boys at the hardware stores and auto parts shop as a free, powerful woman!
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