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Old 06-02-2020, 06:33 PM   #1
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The Blunder Bus

Hello all. Just bought a 1990 MCI 102A2. We're going to use it as a moving van to relocate to the east coast of Canada and once there convert it into a cottage on wheels. Body is solid and motor seems it will do with a little tlc. Wiring is a mess though. Could be a great idea or a bit of a blunder. Only time will tell. Hope to get some tips and maintenance info. Good with a wrench but have to admit wiring is not my strongest suit. Cheers
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Old 06-02-2020, 06:37 PM   #2
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May want to put a number after the name. we've had at least two with that name already.
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Old 06-02-2020, 10:16 PM   #3
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May want to put a number after the name. we've had at least two with that name already.
https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f11/t...bus-13025.html
Huh, I never put together that "Blunder Bus" was a play on blunderbuss, the old-school flared-end muzzle-loader. Blunder Bus does seem almost as common a name as "Cool Bus".
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Old 06-02-2020, 10:31 PM   #4
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Welcome Stephen,

I would venture a guess that your MCI has a two stroke Detroit. Perhaps a 6v92?
If so, be very specific with the engine oil that you use. The gent at Tejas Coach keeps a section of his website devoted to DD two stroke oil.

I would also make sure that you know how to use and reset the emergency engine stop.

I miss my two strokes
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Old 06-03-2020, 02:28 AM   #5
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Sounds like you got yourself quite a bus there.


Any pictures you'd like to share?
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