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Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-28-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By FAC
I just did our first long multi day trip, central...

I just did our first long multi day trip, central california to southern Texas. I figured about 50 miles per hour ended up being my average speed. So I would just ignore the drive time in google maps...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 04-17-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By FAC
ATF works great as a hydraulic fluid which is...

ATF works great as a hydraulic fluid which is essentially what your power steering needs. I find that it’s a little thinner than a fine oil so it flows easier when cold and doesn’t make some pumps...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 04-14-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By FAC
I get what your saying William, do you think math...

I get what your saying William, do you think math is good enough as a third reading? I know my tach says around 2600 at 60 but I could take her for a spin tomorrow and get a more precise number at...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 04-14-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By FAC
Thanks jolly roger! I couldn’t find the...

Thanks jolly roger! I couldn’t find the acoustitach app but found another app and just tried it, my idle rpm was off by 200 and 3200 on my tach was actually 2550 according to the app.

Which...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 04-14-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By FAC
Hmmm mine seems Very consistent and smooth

Hmmm mine seems
Very consistent and smooth
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 04-14-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By FAC
Thanks for the replies, Bon Voyage. How did...

Thanks for the replies,

Bon Voyage. How did you determine your tach is off? Is there a timing light tach or
Something?

Magnakansas, it honestly feels like it’s shifting at 2900 compared to...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 04-13-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By FAC
Shift rpms to high or tach reading high?

I have a ISB with a md3060. It shifts at 3200rpm on the tach, this seems high to me but maybe itís normal? Could it be reading wrong? Or is this the correct shift rpm?
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 01-29-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By FAC
It looks like a positive wire is needed to...

It looks like a positive wire is needed to complete the circuit with the white wire.

And yes a thermostat is just a switch. The more complicated ones obviously have more timers and schedule...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 01-22-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 936
Posted By FAC
I had a water truck with a at 545 that failed...

I had a water truck with a at 545 that failed exactly the same way, including the resistance to towing with the engine running. The reverse clutch was stuck on, maybe from a bad valve or stuck...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 01-04-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By FAC
Iím going to say crap/stuck txv and now...

Iím going to say crap/stuck txv and now overcharged.
Your not getting hardly any condensing happening. If you check your coil
Temps with a infrared thermometer it will have a cold spot but be...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-02-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,678
Posted By FAC
Used I s for sure the way to go. Hereís one in my...

Used I s for sure the way to go. Hereís one in my area for $2400 as long as you donít mind the 90ís color scheme

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/274495930655998/?referral_code=undefined
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-02-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,272
Posted By FAC
Thanks thatís what Iíve done so far with the door...

Thanks thatís what Iíve done so far with the door buzzers and flashers. I love how clean your electrical is now. Mine is still spaghetti and bugs me
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-02-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,272
Posted By FAC
I am wanting to get rid of the light monitor too,...

I am wanting to get rid of the light monitor too, did you get rid of all the wiring up to the header panel and just reconnect everything in the side electrical panel?
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 12-28-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By FAC
Pretty much what they said above me I will...

Pretty much what they said above me

I will add that we have a washer dryer
Combo, the non-vented condensing kind and it takes a loooooong time to dry like 4-6 hours per load. It also uses a...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 12-17-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By FAC
Well I think the green wire is just the sending...

Well I think the green wire is just the sending unit for your temperature gauge, that should not affect starting the bus

As to not starting does the engine spin when you turn the key or nothing?
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 12-16-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,406
Posted By FAC
Thanks for the link! I booked marked it because...

Thanks for the link! I booked marked it because Iím sure I will want some
In the future for other things too.

I am in mariposa, are you in the area?
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 12-16-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,406
Posted By FAC
I was looking on rock auto and a quick google...

I was looking on rock auto and a quick google search but didnít find them, where do you buy them? They do look like good isolation mounts for random things
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 12-16-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,406
Posted By FAC
Thanks for the tip! Iím going to try and track...

Thanks for the tip! Iím going to try and track one down
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 12-15-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,406
Posted By FAC
I went ahead and bought a chinese diesel heater,...

I went ahead and bought a chinese diesel heater, it got here a couple days ago and last night we used it for the first time. It was great, I got the 5kw one and it ran on low all night and kept the...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-14-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,967
Posted By FAC
To the person two posts up Ours is not a...

To the person two posts up

Ours is not a rear engine but it is raised from below the windows in the back and our bed is at the height of the bottom of the windows like you suggest, it is great to...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-11-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By FAC
A rivet lost in time

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I was prepping for paint and found this river stuck in the wheel well lip. itís painted the same as the bus, so probably there from the factory. I think I will leave it
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-10-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By FAC
Thanks everyone, I think I knew that already. ...

Thanks everyone, I think I knew that already.

Has anyone sprayed rust oleum or another tractor enamel with an airless sprayer?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-10-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By FAC
Can I paint my bus with house paint?

Iím not actually considering a normal exterior latex for my bus, but I was looking at my options.

Ideally I want a white matte finish. I know a high gloss can be more durable. My first thought...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 11-30-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By FAC
My setup is 40í front nose flat engine, insulated...

My setup is 40í front nose flat engine, insulated to about r-10 just trying to average the r value over the floor ceiling etc with a 12k running 110v it pulls a max of 15 amps. It has been in service...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 11-24-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By FAC
I bought an Oregon bus that had an aftermarket...

I bought an Oregon bus that had an aftermarket dpf installed. It had a small standalone computer, which really was just exhaust temp and pressure warning lights. I have removed it and replaced it...
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