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Old 05-28-2017, 02:51 PM   #281
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nice job, love your build.
I see your trailer light hook up, you have the wires coming out on the left rear lights, how did you run the wire for the right side?, I can only see the left rear tail lights in your pictures
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Old 05-28-2017, 03:17 PM   #282
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nice job, love your build.
I see your trailer light hook up, you have the wires coming out on the left rear lights, how did you run the wire for the right side?, I can only see the left rear tail lights in your pictures
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Funny thing about that right turn signal ....it was too hard to run a wire across to the harness and havent figured out where the harness runs in the body yet. Got both side brake lights, running lights, and a left turn signal right now.

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Old 05-28-2017, 04:03 PM   #283
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Funny thing about that right turn signal ....it was too hard to run a wire across to the harness and havent figured out where the harness runs in the body yet. Got both side brake lights, running lights, and a left turn signal right now.

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lol, I was thinking you cant turn right ,lol.
well I'm thinking I will run the right side the same as left, bring it down behind the bumper and across to the right side, I think I will join all the wires into a box with the converter in it, I will run the pos wire for the converter to the start battery, with everything in a little water tite box, I will run the wire flat plug out of it to the trailer wires, should work ok.
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Old 05-30-2017, 04:44 PM   #284
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So wound up ahead of a full size white and green skoolie today. Had a little porch on the back with a bike on it. Only got a pic at the light.

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Old 05-30-2017, 05:35 PM   #285
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No time left for fancy. Repurpose tool box! 9 days til go time.

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Old 05-30-2017, 06:10 PM   #286
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nice!! I swear i have that same old tool box... now I know what to do with it . I might rattle can it first..

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Old 05-31-2017, 04:51 PM   #287
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Nonpotable water tank wont fit under rack...off by a couple inches. $35 for 16 gal. I will keep it and just mount it to the top of the roof rack. Good for washing hands and dishes. I might go pick up another one. I need to buy or make an eight foot garden hose and by a sprayer nozzle. Long enough to work with but not long enough to drag on the ground.

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Old 05-31-2017, 05:11 PM   #288
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To bad about the water tank.

Is your paint job still growing or am I just seeing new areas? It looks good. I like the way you painted the flasher lights.
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Old 05-31-2017, 06:51 PM   #289
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Love love love your build!! What fun!

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Old 05-31-2017, 07:25 PM   #290
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To bad about the water tank.

Is your paint job still growing or am I just seeing new areas? It looks good. I like the way you painted the flasher lights.
Most of the paint has been done. Theres soooooo much we wanted to get done but the essentials are done. T minus 10 days.

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Old 05-31-2017, 07:48 PM   #291
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Most of the paint has been done. Theres soooooo much we wanted to get done but the essentials are done. T minus 10 days.

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maybe I keep missing it, but where are you going??
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Old 05-31-2017, 08:56 PM   #292
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maybe I keep missing it, but where are you going??
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Sorry. Florida to California and back. 25 day drive. Hopefully visiting Alamo, Pacific ocean, las vegas, grand canyon, four corners, mesa verde, petrified forest, route 66, etc etc etc. Ping ponging around the south west. Family of four adult size people in the shortest possible bus. I'm abit excited and anxious.

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Old 05-31-2017, 09:12 PM   #293
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Sorry. Florida to California and back. 25 day drive. Hopefully visiting Alamo, Pacific ocean, las vegas, grand canyon, four corners, mesa verde, petrified forest, route 66, etc etc etc. Ping ponging around the south west. Family of four adult size people in the shortest possible bus. I'm abit excited and anxious.

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Old 06-01-2017, 12:24 PM   #294
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Nonpotable water tank wont fit under rack...off by a couple inches. $35 for 16 gal. I will keep it and just mount it to the top of the roof rack. Good for washing hands and dishes. I might go pick up another one. I need to buy or make an eight foot garden hose and by a sprayer nozzle. Long enough to work with but not long enough to drag on the ground.

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What happened to the idea of large PVC pipes to store the water? Could probably fit them under the roof rack.

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Old 06-01-2017, 12:30 PM   #295
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Cost and time. It was going to cost more for the pvc parts AND time to assemble/mount. If northern tool specifications were right, this tank would have fit under the rack. I still may see if i can make it fit under.
PVC would have been fun to build though.

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Old 06-01-2017, 12:38 PM   #296
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Old 06-01-2017, 04:19 PM   #297
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Cost and time. It was going to cost more for the pvc parts AND time to assemble/mount. If northern tool specifications were right, this tank would have fit under the rack. I still may see if i can make it fit under.
PVC would have been fun to build though.

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Sounds like a plan.

Here is the link for anyone else that wants to try it.
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Old 06-01-2017, 04:58 PM   #298
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what a kickass trip!! hey you got the essentials.. a Bus with a Built 350 and ice cold Air-COnditioning.. that rocks in my book!!!

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Old 06-01-2017, 05:17 PM   #299
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Thar she blows. Back feeding in water worked like a charm. 17 min of letting the water run out. Looks like about a half tank left. I've got a 15' hose from the tank down to the single shut off valve and the spray nozzle on that. All done at 25 min


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