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Old 12-24-2016, 03:35 PM   #161
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The beautiful postal lady delivered me some goodies today, finally got the proper size steel braid hose, just waiting on the last three male-male fittings than i can get it started. Combo gauge with EGT being the sweeper guage & digital boost & tranny temp. Hopefully i am satified with it along side my obd 2, bluetooth interface. With (6) new rocker switches for switch board. Merry Christmas everyone.!!

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Old 12-24-2016, 03:40 PM   #162
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Where did you get the switches? squatch lights.. Awesome.

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Old 12-24-2016, 04:41 PM   #163
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Where did you get the switches? squatch lights.. Awesome.

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i just googled rocker switches & these poped up.
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Old 12-24-2016, 05:40 PM   #164
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I like the combo gauges...big space savers for the dash. Let us know how they seem to work.
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Old 12-29-2016, 09:35 PM   #165
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~Tango i sure will.

Santa dropped off my 2k watt inverter & 200 Amp breaker to help me get started on that solar. Thanks but I'm still trying to fiqure out how the hell he got his big jolly ass in my house considering not a single house within 2 mile has a chimney or fire place. Santa looks a lot like daddy or daddy looks a lot like him. Staying up till 8:00 pm two nights in a row getting my fuel lines leaked checked & getting everything installed back in for the 100th time. HOLY S**t i am so happy after month's of a learning frustration she is purrrrring beautifully. IM IN LOVE.











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Old 01-05-2017, 02:55 PM   #166
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After changing fuel line i killed my battery trying to get it started had to buy a charger started right up. & the seat is ready to kiss ass & suck farts Goood times.!

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Old 01-05-2017, 08:09 PM   #167
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Just a short vid. of how it sounds with everything done to it. It does not sound all choked up like when i first brought it home can't wait to do a side by side comparison with someone who has the same but stock. Enjoy.!!

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Old 01-07-2017, 01:47 AM   #168
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Everytime i see this bus driving around town, i cant help to think to myself im going to own that one day & turn it into my next rv later in life, i know it is not a school bus but im loveing it. Of course im probly not the only one who does that.

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Old 01-07-2017, 01:32 PM   #169
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Finally found time to install led 30" light bar lights up the entire neighborhood.
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Old 01-07-2017, 02:11 PM   #170
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Old 01-08-2017, 06:20 PM   #171
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Thanks thomas. got a hood curve protector or some call it bugflector, My nephew wants to drive, you are to young right now kid.

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Old 01-08-2017, 09:38 PM   #172
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You guys have done so much mechanical work on this. It's impressive. I'm finally getting my first full size school bus near the end of the month if all checks out. I hope I can instruct my friends how to do everything I've learned on here. Any real mechanical work I know the shop will have to take care of

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Old 01-08-2017, 10:59 PM   #173
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You guys have done so much mechanical work on this. It's impressive. I'm finally getting my first full size school bus near the end of the month if all checks out. I hope I can instruct my friends how to do everything I've learned on here. Any real mechanical work I know the shop will have to take care of

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Awesome thank's man I'm glad you are enjoying it too, all the neighborhood kids come over to my house every day asking when I'm going to give them a ride, i had one parent tell me his kid keeps bugging him to ask me to give him a ride. i enjoy it. since i started the project neigbors come out of the woodworks asking about it trying to get a peek inside wondering what the hell I'm doing. You will enjoy it everyone's build gives them their up's & down's hope all work's for you.
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Old 01-17-2017, 10:28 PM   #174
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Pretty simple right.?





I bought this fitting so I did not have to drill & tap my intake manifold just snip, screw, wire done.










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Just need to drill & tap egt than done.

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Old 01-17-2017, 10:35 PM   #175
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Are you drilling & tapping the manifold while on the engine? If so, and if you have a turbo...do NOT allow any shavings or metal particles whatsoever to fall down inside. They can destroy the turbo rotor in a heartbeat.
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Old 01-17-2017, 10:49 PM   #176
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Are you drilling & tapping the manifold while on the engine? If so, and if you have a turbo...do NOT allow any shavings or metal particles whatsoever to fall down inside. They can destroy the turbo rotor in a heartbeat.
You listen to Tango! Probably too late though

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Old 01-17-2017, 11:10 PM   #177
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This weekend has been euphorically depressing getting my rv running engine code free, these two little wires were giving me trouble (turbine speed sensor) would drive ok than vibrations would slug it out & shift badly, overdrive light would flash constantly, took a long time to find but when I did.
But this weekend we had to make the rough decision to euthanize our beloved family member, Thor. miss you big time & it wont be the same without you, hurts bad, miss you budd. love you.






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Old 01-17-2017, 11:12 PM   #178
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Are you drilling & tapping the manifold while on the engine? If so, and if you have a turbo...do NOT allow any shavings or metal particles whatsoever to fall down inside. They can destroy the turbo rotor in a heartbeat.
Don't worry tango I would never do such a thing, I am going to pull my turbo & one up pipe before drilling, I need to change turbo pedestal o-ring's anywhoo.
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Old 01-18-2017, 06:15 AM   #179
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Excellent. I have also heard of people drilling & tapping a pyro hole...with the engine running! Supposedly it will blow any metal shards back out. Personally...I'm not so sure about that approach.
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Sorry to hear about your dog Thor.
We personally know it is a very depressing decision to make.
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