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Timber.Craftsman 09-12-2016 07:40 PM

Newbie 1983 24' Carpenter
 
Just bought a 24' 1983 Carpenter Bus with only 43K miles 350 Chevy (leaking oil but runs strong) Brand new Rebuilt T300 Transmission. Only driven on Sundays! (Seriously it belonged to a Church).

I have an old Travel trailer which had a mold problem which I plan to salvage lots of hardware from including Water pump, tanks, hot water heater Black and Grey tanks... Thoughts?

I imagine there is already a thread about pulling or not the inside tin and apply spray foam insulation....

What kind of MPG am I looking at (thinking 8-10) Its a P30 chassie I think 19.5" radials 14K GRVW.

How much towing capacity would this have?

I think parts should be pretty easy to find for this right?

Timber.Craftsman 09-12-2016 07:41 PM

Anyone know what it takes to get it reclassified as an RV in NY?

Tootalltechie 09-12-2016 07:55 PM

Welcome to Skoolie.net from Northern British Columbia, Canada

With my 1974 350 at540 propane powered blue bird I 7 - 9 mpg

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Timber.Craftsman 09-12-2016 08:19 PM

Thanks
 
That's what I figured. Do you tow with it?

Tootalltechie 09-12-2016 08:33 PM

I have not yet but it does have a hitch.

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