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Old 09-21-2019, 04:52 AM   #21
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Webasto does make gasoline heaters. That may be an option for you.

For me.... Nothing but diesel.
I’ve never heard of these heaters till now so I will deff look into them! Thanks
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Old 09-21-2019, 07:13 AM   #22
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Some Before and after pics of the demo. More is demoed, but it was night when I was done so I will get those for you guys once I get back out there.
Looks like you have some peeling paint on your windows. Mine were similar and I got good results by removing them and scraping off all the loose paint, taking them to the carwash for a thorough cleaning, then painting the bare metal areas with SEM self-etching primer and then oil-based enamel. I used a good-quality brush and the brush strokes are not really visible; you could spray instead but I didn't feel like masking off all 20 of my windows.

Rust on the heads of the bolts holding the seats in place is a sure way to tell that the floor will be rusty pre-demo.
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Old 09-21-2019, 07:16 AM   #23
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I have a Mini-Split for heat and A/C, and also a diesel air heater. That might be a better option because if the stove isn't there when you insure, and it's the cause of an accident, they won't pay.
Do those diesel air heaters produce a noticeable diesel smell from the exhaust? Do RV parks ban their use or anything like that?
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Old 09-21-2019, 07:58 AM   #24
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Looks like you have some peeling paint on your windows. Mine were similar and I got good results by removing them and scraping off all the loose paint, taking them to the carwash for a thorough cleaning, then painting the bare metal areas with SEM self-etching primer and then oil-based enamel. I used a good-quality brush and the brush strokes are not really visible; you could spray instead but I didn't feel like masking off all 20 of my windows.

Rust on the heads of the bolts holding the seats in place is a sure way to tell that the floor will be rusty pre-demo.

Thanks for the reply, funny actually that’s not peeing paint it’s moss or some sort of organic substance lol. It needs a good wash but will keep that in mind if I do come across paint peeing!

The bottoms of the bolts and nuts were semi rusted but the heads were fine. All in all It was about 5 hours and the only reason I needed to use a grinder was because the nuts were inaccessible due to them being right above the fuel tank. I guess this is probably a short bus problem, you guys and all your room I’m a bit envious hahah. But man a nice pneumatic impact gun would of been super helpful hahah.
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Old 09-21-2019, 11:42 AM   #25
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Do those diesel air heaters produce a noticeable diesel smell from the exhaust? Do RV parks ban their use or anything like that?
It has an exhaust pipe that mounts outside the cabin, so no smell inside.
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Old 09-21-2019, 12:03 PM   #26
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It has an exhaust pipe that mounts outside the cabin, so no smell inside.
I meant does it produce a noticeable smell outside? I wouldn't want the place where I'll be staying to smell like a truck stop.
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Old 09-21-2019, 12:36 PM   #27
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You would have to stand right next to the exhaust to even notice it.
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Old 09-21-2019, 05:04 PM   #28
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I meant does it produce a noticeable smell outside? I wouldn't want the place where I'll be staying to smell like a truck stop.
I doubt it's a concern, certainly nowhere near what we put out the exhaust pipe on the bus.
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Old 09-21-2019, 09:37 PM   #29
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... plus, they only sip the diesel fuel.
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They are adjustable, so if it's tuned it won't have much exhaust.
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Hey nice bus
We recently just bought a 2003 e450 5 1/2 window and just started to demo with very similar plans we're on long Island too!!!
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Old 09-26-2019, 09:21 AM   #32
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Hey nice bus
We recently just bought a 2003 e450 5 1/2 window and just started to demo with very similar plans we're on long Island too!!!
Sweet man! My bus is in Brookhaven I live in Rockville center pm me and we can meet up some time!!
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