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Old 05-04-2010, 11:21 PM   #1
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Welcome! I hope you enjou your new bus. Are you planning on living in fulltime, or just week-at-a-time? 8)
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Old 05-05-2010, 04:58 PM   #2
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I really like that floor plan...might have borrow that for my bus if you don't mind.
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Old 05-10-2010, 10:01 PM   #3
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It is sooooo true about changing floorplans. I like to call them 'fluid plans', always able to change a little...or a lot. Heck, even paintjobs are something that can always change. I look back at my project thread and just shake my head at some of the first paint job ideas I had. It helps to have the bus to actually sit in, measure, and imagine. The best thing I can think of once the seats are all out is to mask off areas on the floor where everything is going to go. Then you can see first hand what fits and what doesn't. It is easier to move a piece of tape than it is to rebuilt a cabinet or move a shower drain. 8)

BTW - Nice Bus! That is going to be a great conversion!!! 8)
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Old 05-14-2010, 12:57 AM   #4
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That bus is much cleaner (mine is definitely dustier) than Big Mac. I LOVE the floor plan! Short (um, pun intended), sweet, and to the point!
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Old 05-21-2010, 07:18 AM   #5
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I did search quite a bit, made phone calls, etc. and as near as I can tell, there are no RV salvage yards in Texas, or any surrounding state. :shock: Which leaves me buying everything new. I am not broke, but I am not rich either. I will buy new what I have to, but if anyone knows where I could get RV parts (like stoves and pumps) anywhere near Dallas that is not a shiny showroom, I surely would appreciate it.

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I'll be searching my favorite salvage yards here in Houston. I'll keep you posted as to where to find RV salvage yards that are under the radar.
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Old 05-21-2010, 11:17 PM   #6
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There is an Auto salvage yard on Agnes St here in Corpus. they have a "you pull it" type set up. They have several RVs sitting out there with the cars. So you might try some auto salvage yards.

http://www.myrvparks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1656 scroll about halfway down the page and you will find the listing for Texas. And luckily there are two places listed for Albuquerque NM (just an hour away from the bus).
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:14 PM   #7
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Those refrigerators aren't cheap, even the smallish ones.
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:39 PM   #8
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If you're following DarrenDriven's post about two-way fridges, you'll learn alot about them.
You might not get the desired effect just plugging it in. I think you could rig an temporary enclosure that would allow a test run.
Good luck, and what a score if it works good.
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If you're following DarrenDriven's post about two-way fridges, you'll learn alot about them.
You might not get the desired effect just plugging it in. I think you could rig an temporary enclosure that would allow a test run.
Good luck, and what a score if it works good.
Hmm, I see what you mean. I would need to vent this somehow too if I installed it, but I think I have a convenient window. It really is far bigger than what I want though.

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If I can find a smaller one how about a trade? Or, how much do you want for it if I can't find one?
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Old 05-25-2010, 06:04 PM   #10
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Looking good!
Silicone seems to be the fav on this site. All else fails try Eternabond to stop a leak.
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