Peachy Dreams Bus
Short bus build
Going to have fun with this bus! Flames, birds, peaches, and flowers will be mosaiced. The rest painted. Inspiration came from going to Oregon...
All stickers removed. Ready to do that light sanding job, layout design on bus, and, wait until Spring, sadly, to start paint and mosaic.
Sweated bullets with my first ever cut into a vehicle body. Not perfect, and, will need trim to hide my inconsistent line, but, will do the job:D
We’re super excited about this solar rack build. We have Trevor of Mary’s river metalworking making us a two tiered pneumatic slide out solar rack....
This has been great to upload our album! We really have made a bit of progress on the bus! Got the floor wire brushed, Corrosealed and painted....
Todd was so excited to get the sunroof in over the old hatch and the Maxxfan in.
Got the rub rails that I wanted off off and rivet holes sealed with fiberglass tape and Apoxie clay. Welded the ones that were structural.
Flashers removed, holes welded and bondo applied. Roof seams seals. Those were some hot days to work! 95 and above. She’s almost ready for winter.
Found out Butyl tape is putty tape, but, not all putty tape is butyl! Thank god found out before all widows done. Read that putty tape tears with...
Working with T in the studio cleaning and polishing windows.
Removing windows. Have one side (6 window short bus) removed cleaned and polished, reinstalled with butyl and roof flashing caulk (hoping that’s the...
Windows coming out. Got three out, one cleaned and polished. Tedious, but, we were relieved to see that the tapped area had dry window well in the...
Took the flashers off and welded sheet back in. Plan to put some mosaic panels up there I think!
Climbing around on this bus is reminding me that I’m 59, and, dang it!, I still have energy enough for some more adventure;)
I got the back flashers tac welded and filled with putty.  My sweet hubby working on the taking care of rust around rivets and roughing up paint. We...
It was a beautiful sunny day in Oregon today! Love it when I can run my welder off of my solar panels. Starting to knock the prep list off little by...
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This bus was at the repair shop we had to stop into on the way home. I was excited and inspired by the paint...
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Yes, Peachy Dreams was not what she seemed! Outside of Hot Springs Texas, her tranny temp soared to the red. We...
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Todd turned 55 on this trip. He makes a pretty dang nice good looking hubby in his celebratory hat manning our...
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So glad I followed the wisdom of Skoolie’s body of knowledge! I read over and over not to skimp on taking out...
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Pretty darn excited to get a new tool and learn how to use the Air punch and chisel! It’s always fun to get a...
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On the way home from Georgia. Looooooong drive at 55 to Oregon. We’ve been asking on Skoolie.net how other...

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