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Old 12-30-2017, 07:11 PM   #1
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Hi guys.so brought it home.as i found out just now.it is kinda rusty but covered with black spray.
Mpg 7.5 55-70mph
70mph was on flat with long climb to that speed
Overall felt like a big ass tank down the road.
Wheels so freakin big compare to f superduty lol.i guess i can haul 150 squares of shingles 😂😂
But i need more power 😂 how do i tweak 🐹
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:23 PM   #2
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You can modify your engine yourself or have it done. It does shorten the life of your engine from what I understand. Lots of information on youtube.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:14 PM   #3
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thanks.as i found out.its better to chill rather focus on other things
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:23 PM   #4
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But i forgot that heater so weak,how do i fix it.been drivin 10 hours in nearly outside outside temps.glad ive got clothes on me.door been jerkin open/close every bump.so idk.
also trans,engine temp gauges doesnt work.how do i fix it ?
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I'm not sure I understand correctly. It sounds like you're not getting heat?

There are valves usually near the block that shut off coolant from getting to the heaters for use during the summer. If those aren't on it could be why you're not getting heat. Note that there are often as many as three valves. Usually the valve nearest the driver turns on the heat.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:41 PM   #6
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ive seen PUMP switcher but wasnt sure what for was that.switched for few seconds during the trip but didnt noticed anything so switched back.i guess t hats what u sayin but still impressed how big is diameter of wheels and such small engine
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I'm not familiar with your bus and I'm not an electrician type. A lot of people with your same electrical problem often find a ground wire loose under the dash. You'll be very lucky if it's that simple.

My service door kind of slaps open and closed several inches while driving too. I jam a flatbar or screwdriver or something into the door mechanism to hold them closed tight. Oddly it doesn't seem to make my bus any warmer while traveling.
I'm one of those that took out my rear bus heater which I regret at this time of year.

How far is it to your home?
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:48 PM   #8
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ive seen PUMP switcher but wasnt sure what for was that.switched for few seconds during the trip but didnt noticed anything so switched back.i guess t hats what u sayin but still impressed how big is diameter of wheels and such small engine
The Pump is to increase coolant flow through the heaters, at idle. At road speeds it doesn't make a difference
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:48 PM   #9
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from clevelan to beoria il.took me about 10hrs with stops and traffic.inside temp was little bit higher maybe in 30's i slept about 15hrs today.ill fix it guess,just -20c aint pleasant to dig right now
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:51 PM   #10
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The Pump is to increase coolant flow through the heaters, at idle. At road speeds it doesn't make a difference
then my bet is to cut off cab as small as i want and *relocate* rear heater to front and it will be as hot as on the roofs in summer
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Awesome getting the bus home. I bet your mind is racing with ideas for it.

Why Beoria? I've not heard it called that and I'm not too far from you- near Joliet.

Is your bus from Midewest in Kankakee?
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Old 12-30-2017, 09:13 PM   #12
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Awesome getting the bus home. I bet your mind is racing with ideas for it.

Why Beoria? I've not heard it called that and I'm not too far from you- near Joliet.

Is your bus from Midewest in Kankakee?
its peoria plant was somewhere in carolina i guess
yeah i will post pics with crane and dump bed + all ladders etc
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its peoria
I figured but, just wondering what the nickname means.

yay, illinois.
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Old 12-30-2017, 09:19 PM   #14
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I figured but, just wondering what the nickname means.

yay, illinois.
kyrgyzstan is my homeland,so its abbreviature.
but most likely coz im not that creative coudlve been some Juggernaut466
Joliet is close waow.ive done few roofs out there
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kyrgyzstan is my homeland,so its abbreviature.
but most likely coz im not that creative coudlve been some Juggernaut466
Joliet is close waow.ive done few roofs out there
Beautiful country out there! I've never been, but I'd love to visit.
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Old 12-30-2017, 10:17 PM   #16
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Beautiful country out there! I've never been, but I'd love to visit.
Was too broke and young to hike and climb dem mountains we v got.right now i realise how many peaks i can climb once i earn some fortune here.
US is great place to bring home bread without any degree ,just plain hardwork.but kinda hard to startup entrepreneurship as country built too many years ago and u wont invent wheel 😂 but im glad im here.
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Regarding pumping up that 5.9...

Best bet is to check out the builds over on 4btswaps.com. They can advise on taking it wherever you want to go with it. Play with timing and smoke screw for an easy and extra 50 ponies. Stack four turbos and make some major mods and you can get 1000 hp out of that motor. They are doing it all over there.
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Old 12-31-2017, 01:35 AM   #18
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Regarding pumping up that 5.9...

Best bet is to check out the builds over on 4btswaps.com. They can advise on taking it wherever you want to go with it. Play with timing and smoke screw for an easy and extra 50 ponies. Stack four turbos and make some major mods and you can get 1000 hp out of that motor. They are doing it all over there.
Thank u sir.i will takr a look 👍
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wierd that your heater is weak? nornally bus heaters blast out the heat... open the 2 valves under the hood and the one inside then turn every fan on high thats marked 'HTR' or 'Heat'.. the booster opump usually isnt needed at highway speeds.. only when in town stop n go to increase the coolant flow..

though its common to find the heater cores clogged up with dust and dirt so you can take the units apart and clean themn out they will probably work just fine and heat up as much of the bus as you want. bad door seals will make for a chilly bus.. on one of my busses the wheelchair door seal is bad so i get a ton of cold air in there.. im still warm in the driver seat but if anyone were riding with me they would be freezing..
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wierd that your heater is weak? nornally bus heaters blast out the heat... open the 2 valves under the hood and the one inside then turn every fan on high thats marked 'HTR' or 'Heat'.. the booster opump usually isnt needed at highway speeds.. only when in town stop n go to increase the coolant flow..

though its common to find the heater cores clogged up with dust and dirt so you can take the units apart and clean themn out they will probably work just fine and heat up as much of the bus as you want. bad door seals will make for a chilly bus.. on one of my busses the wheelchair door seal is bad so i get a ton of cold air in there.. im still warm in the driver seat but if anyone were riding with me they would be freezing..
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First time after purchase sneaked in(too cold ) 8 windows 4 on each side were open about 2 inches each
also school guys said it should be hooked up to start when cold.how do i fix it?
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