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Old 01-02-2019, 12:24 PM   #31
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driving a bus in the ice and snow is a PITA.. ive done it, it sucks.
Why is that? You'd figure a bus is so heavy and would have more weight and therefor grip, but is not the case eh? What about engine size? 5.9 vs 8.3 does that make any difference?

and if you follow the weather, you spend a lot less $$ in propane, wood, or diesel to heat your bus..
That's kind of like what we plan on doing. i know the pacific NW gets plenty of rain in the winter. not too much fun with 2 little ones in the bus i reckon...


but def put out the word for possiby a spring get together, those that have mothballed their busses for winter will be itchin to get them out come spring..
yes, that would be awesome. i will post soon... also need to figure out how to post pics of our bus on this site lol i'm not the greatest with all this technology
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Old 01-02-2019, 12:26 PM   #32
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Yes me too. That's just so awesome how quickly this has worked out! Well, it's not here yet... i'll be more settled when it's parked in backyard lol
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Old 01-02-2019, 01:09 PM   #33
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Old 01-02-2019, 03:26 PM   #34
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Fantastic that youre bus will soon be on its way home!! i cant wait to see it!! sounds like a fabulous canvas on which to build!
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Old 01-02-2019, 03:53 PM   #35
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Old 01-03-2019, 04:55 PM   #36
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Sorry to mention that our bus will remain parked, for now, in Wa. It wasn't until last night when I told my good friend Jerry about the bus coming home and he right away said: 'I'd measure your driveway first'. Since it goes uphill, 40' in length with only 8' to 9' from the ground in the middle, it sure looks like I wouldn't be able to park it in the back of the house. I don't know anybody else to park it at, and even if I did I sure would prefer to have bus outside of house so I can work on it, instead of always having to go to other property. So I'm really disappointed, but I guess we'll just have to stick to our original plan and go from there...

ps. I still need to figure out how to post pics on this site...
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Old 01-10-2019, 10:25 AM   #37
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Hey Wim, Sorry to hear about the change of plans. Just be sure to pen in room for the float chamber.

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Old 01-10-2019, 01:21 PM   #39
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Hi EastCoastCB and the rest of the Skoolie Community,

I'm an old acquaintance of WimMorre in the Cincinnati area. I've lurked and deemed much knowledge from this site for a few years now while working on my own bus project. I've definitely felt guilty for not giving back, but now is a good time to start. Also like Wim stated about himself- I'm not very savvy when it comes to computers so I haven't uploaded any pics - so thanks for the advice!
Wim is a great dude and human being and you'd be happy to have met him!
I just so happen to come across this Thread in the newsletter. Funny how things work out!

(Currently working on getting the rebuilt Cummins 8.3 ISC finished so it can be stuffed back into the 2000 Thomas Metro)
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