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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-10-2010, 09:46 PM
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Views: 721
Posted By GoneCamping
Too cool... School bus racing...

I spotted this on YouTube... cool...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh7fQz4xzW4
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-26-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Traveling Cross State / Province

I think under the rules that cover state to state (& to province) reciprocity laws, you probably can get away with it providing it is legal in the state it's registered in. I'd still check with some...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-23-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,622
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: 7.8 brazillian

You Ford dealer must have deeper pockets than the Ford truck dealer I work for, the new Microfiche cost about $5,000 (per set) and our dealership won't put out for it. So if it is not on our old...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-23-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Chassis-mounted mirrors

Are you talkng about the basic side mirrors?? If so those are generally called West Coast Style mirrors. If you're talking about the half moons so you can see your front bumper I'm not sure what they...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-21-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,622
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: 7.8 brazillian

I work for a Ford Heavy Truck dealer in the parts dept, and you can take the following information to the bank. You DO NOT want to buy anything with the Brazilian motor in it... Parts are nearly...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-21-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,178
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Use current RV as donor, or sell?

While selling the RV for enough cash to buy the bus and buy "some" of the parts would be helpful, I found it more helpful when I built my bus to have a donor vehicle for all kinds of things. I got...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-12-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,662
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: A Plethora of Questions

Unless you are going to go full bore into the conversion, you may find that you will need more time than you are allowing for the conversion. Mine took 3 years, worked on it at least one day per week...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-05-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,258
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Attaching 2x2s to wall

I too used self drilling TEK screws, I generally bought pan-head screws with a square drive, those things are impossible to strip the heads on!!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-05-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Problems problems oh what fun they are

I work for a Truck Dealer (delivering the parts), not sure what they cost but I can check out pricing tomorrow. I think they run about $50-100 each depending on who you get them from. They are called...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-25-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: brake controlers....

Personally I'd just go with the Prodigy, simple install and it's a great proportional controller, it's about the best thing out there right now. I considered an Air brake system for my TOAD but...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-21-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Dinette to Bed .. or Not really!

Just in case your interested, ebay power seller "Tri-State Surplus" usually has several sets of dinette cushions on their ebay store, can't beat their prices either, I have bought from that...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-21-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Ventline 6" round 12V Van Vent

I was going to use one but couldn't find one at the time I needed it... I think it would work perfectly...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-21-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,983
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: How did you guys install your roof vents ?

I had a similar problem with an even bigger gap. I wound up using an extra inner trim ring and simply taped it to the other one. It was a different color so I also had to paint it white, but it...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-15-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: What is this vent.........

There is a hollow channel about 2" wide that runs the length of the bus in center of the roof where there is no insulation. This channel and those vents allow the heat to escape out.

Mine had a...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-15-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,980
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Chrome Wheel Dress-up

Oh, they have a PDF that shows exactly what you need to do to order a set...
http://www.prime-industries.com/Catalog ... re2010.pdf (http://www.prime-industries.com/Catalogs/auto-hardware2010.pdf)
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-15-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,980
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Chrome Wheel Dress-up

I'm going to assume your Thomas has the same wheels as was on mine, which are 22.5. You'll need a couple other items to order them. Look at the data tag above the drivers seat, it should tell you the...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-12-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,338
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Check this out

There is another bus around here that I haven't taken any pictures of yet, it's a full length dognose, they cut the roof off, removed the window glass but left the window frames in place, the only...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-10-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,338
Posted By GoneCamping
Check this out

I was delivering parts to a tree farm this week, and when I walked into their garage I spotted this thing. They are using it to haul uprooted tree's, they have 2 rows of seats in the cabin, and space...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-10-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,536
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Do I really need the lower AC unit?

I didn't have room for the drop-down piece either, so I cut out the control unit and used some vent covers from Lowes (I had to duct it myself with some styro-foam and metal tape). It came out like...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-01-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: What happened to the prices???

I posted this over on the Classified section earlier. I found 92 Blue Bird 40' bus with a 5.9 Cummins for $4999 on our local Craigslist this evening. It already has 3 roof air units, and most of the...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-01-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Air Horns

The air horns we sell for truckers use a spring loaded valve, usually mounted in the truck ceiling right under the horn with a line (wire-chain-cable etc) to pull on it to activate the horn...you let...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 04-01-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 878
Posted By GoneCamping
Blue Bird $5000

I spotted this Blue Bird on my local Craigslist, it's been used as a medical unit, but easy enough to convert for RV use, windows already metal over, roof a/c's etc.... 1992 Bird, 40' with 5.9...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-31-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: What happened to the prices???

It's still "tax season" and people have those huge refunds with their Earned income Credit... it's all a matter of what the market will bear. Wait until summer, Schools will be clearing out old stock...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 03-17-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,186
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: Poll: Favorite Bus Manufacturers

I looked at a lot of buses, Thomas, Ward, Bluebird etc... I really liked the Thomas, and that is what I went after, didn't even try to buy another other brand...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-17-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,399
Posted By GoneCamping
Re: The $50 paint job - Rustoleum

I have to agree with most of those above, thin Rustoleum with 15% Acetone. Mine came out great looking, had a nice shine for about 3 years before it began to oxidize. I'm not sure but suspect some...
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