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Old 05-02-2004, 11:03 PM   #1
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Man...what a cool website. Glad I finally found a website with people who have an intrest in converting school buses. Here's the story with mine. Bought it from a local head start "sealed bid" type auction. I was the highest bidder. The bus had not run in about 5-6 years when I bought it, but it only had 63,000 miles on it, and supposedly ran great when it last ran. I put in a new battery, did an oil change, poured tranny fluid in the engine cylinders so as to not have a dry start, fuel tank and fuel line flushed, and she fired right up and ran pretty good! A new set of plugs made her run even better. Still haven't converted it all the way yet, but I can camp out of it! :D
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Old 05-03-2004, 01:29 AM   #2
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Welcome to the club, or insanity as one person mentioned! I've only just gotten my own skoolie, but I have found a wealth of knowledge here.
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Old 04-11-2018, 08:08 PM   #3
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We may have the same bus.
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