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Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-31-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By PowerDaniels
Attaching a Futon to flooring?

I recently acquired a nice futon for my bus that Id like to use. It has kind of plastic four sided/square like feet that can be screwed off the bottom. Does anyone have any suggestions of how to...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 08-07-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,785
Posted By PowerDaniels
Help PLease. My 2000 International 3800 just quit on highway.

Was traveling to go on holiday. While driving for about 3 hours bus would not accelerate past 55 mph /90 km. No hills, just straight highway. Was trying to go the speed limit of 62 mph/100km. I...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-09-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By PowerDaniels
I wish there was a thank you button on this...

I wish there was a thank you button on this forum, I appreciate all the info so far.

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-08-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By PowerDaniels
Thanks so far guys! Totallyskooled, is there...

Thanks so far guys!

Totallyskooled, is there any discussion that you've seen or do you know personally if there's a certain type of panelling that is preferred to go with for less rattling, noise...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-08-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By PowerDaniels
Best framing guide?

Hey guys, so I've come out of hibernation. I seem to abandon this place every winter.

Last year I got the new floor in, but as I have little to no experience in construction or framing, I'm...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-24-2016, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By PowerDaniels
Thanks Tango and mactheprop, I will eventually be...

Thanks Tango and mactheprop, I will eventually be doing a roof deck, but this was for interior right now!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-24-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By PowerDaniels
Thanks BusNomad!

Thanks BusNomad!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-22-2016, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By PowerDaniels
Also curious about something else, I noticed...

Also curious about something else, I noticed there were green ones or brown ones, the green specified they're for Pressure Treated wood, so I'm wondering if there would be any issues using that type...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-21-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By PowerDaniels
Help! Type of screw for subfloor?

So I was doing some reading and found that people were talking about using deck screws for their framing, but here's where I'm at.

I did my floating floor similar to that of Jake C's "Project...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-20-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By PowerDaniels
Attaching floor insulation panels question!

Hi I just laid down my floor insulation, I'm basically doing my flooring like Jake C's Project "Brutus" bus

So I have a question for between each styrofoam sheet. Is it okay to use something like...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-20-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,099
Posted By PowerDaniels
Thanks everyone for all the opinions and...

Thanks everyone for all the opinions and information!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-19-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,099
Posted By PowerDaniels
This is what's inside. ...

This is what's inside.

http://i.imgur.com/f5D4GNQ.jpg
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-19-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,099
Posted By PowerDaniels
HELP! Hole in floor! Need answer ASAP.

Hey guys so I'm just about to put in my flooring tomorrow and there's a hole in the front right side of the bus above the diesel tank that had a metal panel on it originally.

My question and...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-05-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By PowerDaniels
I was! Thanks! I found a video on youtube saying...

I was! Thanks! I found a video on youtube saying his name and came back here to post the link to the topic and saw you mentioned him too haha. Anyway here's the topic for anyone else curious about...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-05-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By PowerDaniels
Thanks for that build thread, I haven't seen...

Thanks for that build thread, I haven't seen theirs yet and thanks for giving me insight into what your plan is.

The floor installation topic I was hoping to find again had a guy using 4x4 cubes I...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-03-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By PowerDaniels
Hey TAOLIK have you come across anything? ...

Hey TAOLIK have you come across anything?

and everyone else, please HELP if you know! Searching did not find what I was looking for! I would like to get started tomorrow!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-02-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By PowerDaniels
Floating Floor Guide?

I found one a long time ago, but can't seem to find it again. It's kind of what I want to do, but without seeing it again I'm not sure how to do it correctly.

Can anyone point me to a good guide...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-30-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,151
Posted By PowerDaniels
I noticed they're attached to the external...

I noticed they're attached to the external rubrails, so it seems like a bit of work to replace them, but one or two of them is badly rusted, what would people recommend I do about this? I used some...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-28-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,151
Posted By PowerDaniels
any help? I still haven't found the topic. ...

any help? I still haven't found the topic.

also, there are 4 panels on each side above the wheel wells that have an extra support bar attached to the walls. since they're badly rusted, can I...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-27-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,151
Posted By PowerDaniels
Hey guys, it's that time of year again and I'm...

Hey guys, it's that time of year again and I'm back at it finally. Can anyone point me to a good floating floor guide on here? I'm sure I found a topic or two in the past that had good visual...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-30-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,151
Posted By PowerDaniels
I was having a bit of trouble following Nat's...

I was having a bit of trouble following Nat's explanation too, wasn't sure if he jumped from one area of explanation to another… Regardless, I am BEYOND grateful for all of this information from you...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-29-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,151
Posted By PowerDaniels
Thanks for the pics, family wagon. While the...

Thanks for the pics, family wagon. While the chair rail's lip was a big reason we began removing the rivets, it's also because the metal is corroded in a lot of spots. Here's a picture of the back...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-29-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,151
Posted By PowerDaniels
Thanks for information. The chair rail is still...

Thanks for information. The chair rail is still in a few spots sturdily attached along the inside of the bus due to some of the areas of the vertical steel skeleton it's welded to. I also didn't...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,151
Posted By PowerDaniels
alright, so it's called a chair rail, my bad...

alright, so it's called a chair rail, my bad haha, well we really don't want it, or the lip of it to affect our build. especially since some parts of it are actually corroded and rusted through....
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-28-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,151
Posted By PowerDaniels
Hey everyone, the wall panelling that runs along...

Hey everyone, the wall panelling that runs along the floor seems to be welded onto the skeleton or something. Should it not have come right off after removing the rivets? It's solidly attached to the...
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