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Vehicle Name El Autobus
Year 1993
Make Bluebird
Model Mini Bird
Length 24
1993 Bluebird Mini Bird
1993 Bluebird Mini Bird 1993 Bluebird Mini Bird 1993 Bluebird Mini Bird
Basic Info Chevrolet P30 solid front axle, 4 wheel disc.
Big block 454 gasoline engine, custom built.
14,500 GVWR
Exterior
1993 Bluebird Mini Bird Exterior 1993 Bluebird Mini Bird Exterior 1993 Bluebird Mini Bird Exterior
White paint.
Front and rear search lights installed.
All decals removed.
Needs a new paint job!

Interior
1993 Bluebird Mini Bird Interior 1993 Bluebird Mini Bird Interior 1993 Bluebird Mini Bird Interior
Total re-do.
Wood floors replaced.
Interior sheet metal replaced.
Insulated.
Sofa/bed combo. Would rather a dedicated bed if we had more room.
2 desks and 2 computer workspaces.
External LTE internet antenna with inside signal booster.
Custom Raspberry pi multi homed router and wifi hotspot with 3 LTE providers.
Wet bath with composting toilet.
Kitchen with water tank, propane tank mounted on the under side.
Dual power water heater with propane and electricity.
Rooftop AC.

Customizations
1993 Bluebird Mini Bird Customizations 1993 Bluebird Mini Bird Customizations 1993 Bluebird Mini Bird Customizations
Custom driver and passenger seat.
Custom electrical and battery bank.
Onan 2800? watt generator.
Custom RV 80 gallon gas tank installed.
454 big block installed (350 SBC was original) with truck heads, long tube headers and aftermarket camshaft.
True dual exhaust with pipes out of the side.

Tow Vehicle
1993 Bluebird Mini Bird Tow Vehicle
Canoe trailer with room for two bikes.
We often bring our 17 foot tripping canoe.
We also usually bring our 2 touring bicycles.

Favorite Camping Destinations
National forests.
Mountain bike trails.
Natural and nature centers.
General boondocking locations.
Dark sky zones.
We spend time in Minnesota where the inlaws live every year. Well, my inlaws.
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Old 09-17-2021, 09:09 PM   #2
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Year: 2003
Coachwork: Girardin Microbird MB-IV
Chassis: Ford E450
Engine: 7.3 Diesel
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Looks good. Nice job!
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Year: 2003
Coachwork: International
Chassis: CE 300
Engine: DT466e
Rated Cap: 65C-43A
Very nice-looking build, and that is the most meticulously organized registry I've seen here.
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Old 09-18-2021, 03:40 AM   #4
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Year: 2005
Coachwork: Thomas
Chassis: FS65
Engine: Mercedes 6.4L
welcome, but be warned, the inmates have taken over the asylum... nice bus...Love those MN night skies...we used to Vacation every year near Miille Lacs Lake...
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I would love to see your pics, but cannot find them.
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