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Old 11-10-2019, 12:57 PM   #1
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Stop sign knock out

Anyone have good ideas for how to fill the knock out where the stop sign was mounted. My bus is aluminum if it matters.
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Old 11-10-2019, 01:02 PM   #2
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I thought about installing something there to make it go away. Donít know what though. Maybe the water fill hatch.
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Old 11-10-2019, 01:03 PM   #3
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I would epoxy or screw a piece of sheet metal behind it and bondo the hole.

I am surprised that your Thomas is aluminum. My Thomas E-450 was all steel.
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I thought about installing something there to make it go away. Donít know what though. Maybe the water fill hatch.

That certainly seems like the easiest way to do it if the logistics work. I plan on keeping the sign arm, but if I didn't, my first thought would be putting the AC input there.
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Old 11-10-2019, 01:21 PM   #5
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I would epoxy or screw a piece of sheet metal behind it and bondo the hole.

I am surprised that your Thomas is aluminum. My Thomas E-450 was all steel.
Easiest way to do it.
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Old 11-10-2019, 01:25 PM   #6
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I would epoxy or screw a piece of sheet metal behind it and bondo the hole.

I am surprised that your Thomas is aluminum. My Thomas E-450 was all steel.
I was too. Pleasantly surprised for the most part. My only complaint is that it doesnít hold a screw as well especially when reinstalled.
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