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Old 12-21-2016, 03:23 PM   #1
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Old 12-21-2016, 03:24 PM   #2
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Time to get to work.

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Old 12-21-2016, 03:57 PM   #3
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Welcome...now, get after it and keep the pix coming!
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Old 12-21-2016, 04:14 PM   #4
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Wow! Under-skirt storage boxes! Thats a win!!!

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Old 12-21-2016, 06:25 PM   #5
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Thank you. I will keep them coming. Yeah I thought that was a plus as well. Thank you.

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Old 12-21-2016, 07:05 PM   #6
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So I started removing the seats. What's the easiest way to get the floor heaters out and all the hose underneath the bus?

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Old 12-21-2016, 07:30 PM   #7
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Old 12-21-2016, 08:37 PM   #8
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Old 12-25-2016, 08:39 PM   #9
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So I started removing the seats. What's the easiest way to get the floor heaters out and all the hose underneath the bus?

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I would start by locating and shutting off the valve under the hood that controls the coolant to the rear heater. Then grab a bucket and unhook the coolant hoses from the heater and drain the coolant from the lines. Then it's as simple as pulling the heater out and rip the lines from under the bus.

Good luck and post some more pictures once you get started!
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Old 12-25-2016, 09:12 PM   #10
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Welcome and heed the heater advise... I ended up having to mop up a lot of coolant
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Old 12-26-2016, 08:20 AM   #11
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very cool! can't wait to see the finished rig.
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Old 12-26-2016, 08:42 AM   #12
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from one new Skoolie to another....welcome!
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Old 12-26-2016, 09:01 AM   #13
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Old 12-26-2016, 08:32 PM   #14
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From the KISS file--if the old unused heater hoses aren't in the way or dragging behind the bus, why waste the effort of removal?
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Old 12-26-2016, 08:43 PM   #15
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I am still at a loss as to why so many people feel compelled to tear out all of the original bus heaters (?). Clean them up and they are among the most efficient heaters you will find. I left the rear in my old BB and it was a marvel of heat production. Something like 50,000 btus ?
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Old 12-26-2016, 09:39 PM   #16
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Couldn't agree more Tango. My Utah born bus had no heater at all as I'd bet your's didn't. I've yet to come up with an OTR heater and while the copilot can wrap up in bundlies I can't and still drive the bus. Brrrrrrrrrr! Cold winter toes!
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Old 12-26-2016, 10:13 PM   #17
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I'm gonna keep the original heaters in mine, though I will likely relocate them, and may replumb them to the Webasto heater in order to be able to use them when parked.
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Old 01-05-2017, 08:21 AM   #18
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I'm tossing the idea around of keeping them myself. I mean...wouldn't it be nice to have the heat running while driving? At least the extra heat source would come in handy at times I'm sure.
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Old 02-08-2017, 09:58 PM   #19
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I was wondering the same thing about leaving the heaters in. Congratulations on your bus. Definitely like the boxes that came with it.
You mind telling us what you paid for it? How long it is? How many miles etc.? I'm new and trying to learn. Thanks, Johnny
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Old 02-09-2017, 08:42 AM   #20
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I picked it up $2,000 with 83,000 miles on it. Not sure on the length but it's a 72 or 74 passenger.

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