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Forum: School Bus News 01-17-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,726
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Two men make RV living hip

Hi Elliot, its been a crazy year, I am bouncing back, I won this flood damaged BlueBird RV for $1025 on ebay in November. I had it towed to my mothers land where I initially stored & painted my...
Forum: School Bus News 01-12-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,726
Posted By Xtevan
Two men make RV living hip

https://www.statesman.com/multimedia/dynamic/00143/rbz-Weaver-School-B_143594c.jpg

Austin Statesman article & video tour of skoolie built in Washington State
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Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-16-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
Fallen to the dark side

Hope you guys are doing well, I have super busy with my class work since my last misadventure.

I found this one on eBay and to my utter amazement stole this flood damaged BlueBird Wanderlodge for...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 09-10-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
RIP Xtevan's bus

Short version of the story: I'm safe at home in Austin. Neither my travel companions nor I were physically injured but while I was on my way to the Black Rock Desert in Nevada for Burning Man, my...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 09-04-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
RIP Xtevan's bus

This has been a brutal week, got the trans swapped back in on Saturday only a week after the shop promised it, we were planning to leave Friday night.
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Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 09-04-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,275
Posted By Xtevan
Re: I found my Bus...! TAKE A LOOK.. :)

Sweet, pretty close to my dream rig!!
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-22-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Xtevan's bus

I have been crazy busy trying to get ready for Burning Man. I put in the second AC unit in back and fabbed up a rack to hold the rocket box on top- I built the rack out of pieces of the seats I took...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-31-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,662
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Band Bus

Something like this maybe...

https://photos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs186.snc1/6216_1202362902745_1338775718_30581598_272942_n.jpg
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 07-14-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,900
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Burning Man 2009 -- Evolution!

We have tickets & are planning on getting there somehow!! I have submitted a mutant vehicle app. I'm not working but interviewing & seem to have way to many things going on at once

We should be...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-13-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
Water system

Sorry accumulator tank is more accurate, with out an accumulator the pump would sputter on and off buzzing rather than pumping smoothly. The accumulator will hold the pressure level hirer for a...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-13-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
water works pictures

Temporary water system


https://lh6.ggpht.com/_O7GV_pYS78I/SlqN5NNrIBI/AAAAAAAACWc/3i_TnA4NBDw/s400/P1010344.JPG


Pulling pex
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Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-12-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Xtevan's bus

Finished for now bathroom...

https://lh5.ggpht.com/_O7GV_pYS78I/SlqN4ZGpsgI/AAAAAAAACWU/TCDUgvSs7H4/s400/P1010347.JPG

the tiles look far better than I excepted, am tempted to buy a full box and...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-28-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Xtevan's bus

Hey kids,

It's been a while. I have running water and the toilet works now! Not that Mr Murphy didn't but in...
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Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-28-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
Updates

Hey Kids, Its been a while since I posted here or have done much bus stuff. Work absorbed way too much of my life this fall. Got laid off in March but still have not slowed down enough to make much...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-24-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,772
Posted By Xtevan
Re: QUESTION: Skoolie Alternative.. FIRE TRUCK ??

The transmission will have a pto for the pump that could be used with a generator head for power which maybe a plus. The AT5XX & MT6XX transmissions commonly used on buses have SAE spec port for a...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-09-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
Winter update

Hey Kids,

I took the bus out over the Thanksgiving weekend to a burner camp out on Canyon Lake. I was in a pretty down mood loading up- but when that diesel fired up & I got on the road It was...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-24-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,774
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Ikea click in flooring. Yea or Nay?

I was thinking about using their square click lock tiles.

https://www.ikea.com/webapp/wcs/stores/s ... 3%84N+JORD...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-06-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,031
Posted By Xtevan
re-arch & re-temper

Find a spring shop that specializes in re-arching & re-tempering springs. They could safely rebuild your leaf springs to match your present vehicle requirements. Would probably require weighing the...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 10-02-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Xtevan's bus

Black water tank- I attached unistrut to the bottom of the bus with a lot of 1/2" bolts (and #14 sheet metal screws to stiffen things) then hung the tank with 1/2" all thread and more unistrut
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Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 10-01-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,398
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Xtevan's bus

It has been eons since I posted a progress report. The last two weeks before Burning Man were nutz. I did my regular day job and worked on the bus/burning man projects most nights till at least 11....
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 09-22-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,985
Posted By Xtevan
Purple Palace Party Bus

Purple Palace Party Bus on TV Free Burning Man

~5 minute video https://current.com/items/89248051_purple_palace_party_bus
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Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 09-22-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,161
Posted By Xtevan
Re: TIKIBUS

Welcome you should find lots of ideas and help here.

Please post pics as you convert.

Xtevan
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 08-18-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,497
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Burning Man 2008

Elliot looking forward to seeing your bus and your sculptures. We will be parked at 6 & Fairlane, we'll stumble over for a big howdy.

The last few days have been a frenzy, need to make a note to...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-12-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Question about rear bed position

I had my queen size bed attached to the left wall with a small aisle on the right. I have taken it off and cut it in half and reframed it with hinges in the center. It will attach back to the...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 08-07-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,958
Posted By Xtevan
Re: Impressive MPG -- why?

I was unable to find the Valvoline at the local autoparts houses, will have to make a run up 35 where truck stuff is more common for the next oil change. I have 6 gallons of Rotella 5W-40 Synthetic...
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