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Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-23-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,488
Posted By 64north
Thanks man, I was planning on saving everything....

Thanks man, I was planning on saving everything. I like to reuse as much as I can, and im cheap as hell haha
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-22-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,488
Posted By 64north
Well thats good to know. Ill have to leave all of...

Well thats good to know. Ill have to leave all of those connections in place for now. I guess ill deal with the interlock when I get there, thanks
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-22-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,488
Posted By 64north
Whats an interlock system?

Whats an interlock system?
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-22-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,488
Posted By 64north
Thanks John

Thanks John
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-22-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,488
Posted By 64north
Yeah mine is a carpenter short bus, so it was...

Yeah mine is a carpenter short bus, so it was just wired for what it has. Nothing Extra or fancy. Tried getting any sort of wiring diagrams or any sort of publications from carpenter, but they dont...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-21-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,488
Posted By 64north
What to do with existing wiring

I was looking to get a few opinions on this. So I am getting ready to wire in the electrical system for my short bus. I have existing wiring that goes mainly to the flashing lights, door sign, rear...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 01-21-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,490
Posted By 64north
TG studs

I attached a picture this time, I wasnt aware that photo bucket was no longer supported...
Hopefully this works...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 01-21-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,490
Posted By 64north
Update

Hey Everyone!
Been a while since I posted on here, I guess ive been traveling too much, haven't had much time for the bus. But I do have some updates!

I decided to get rid of all the metal on the...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-03-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,490
Posted By 64north
Hey joetx, I will have some more pictures of...

Hey joetx,
I will have some more pictures of the bed when I get a little farther on it. But theres another user on here, Jatzy that has pictures of the bench he built into a bed that is pretty...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 08-04-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,490
Posted By 64north
Yeah, it was owned by a non-profit that used it...

Yeah, it was owned by a non-profit that used it to transport building materials. Doesn't seem like they did too much to maintain it. Lucky she still purrs like a kitten!
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 08-04-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,490
Posted By 64north
The interior is going to be pretty basic. Ill...

The interior is going to be pretty basic. Ill have the two benches, one of which will fold out into a bed and then a counter space with a propane fridge in the back left corner. Other than that I'm...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 08-04-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,490
Posted By 64north
Bus Update

Well I finally got some time to upload some pictures of the progress on the bus. The last time I uploaded pictures I was in the process of adding some insulation to the ceiling. I was very impressed...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 08-03-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,490
Posted By 64north
Sorry for the late reponses! I just got her on...

Sorry for the late reponses!
I just got her on the road for a maiden voyage and she did pretty good, I got 11 mpg for mostly highway miles. I had driven her around in town a fair amount and averaged...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 05-26-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,490
Posted By 64north
I got a bit more done on the bus since I last...

I got a bit more done on the bus since I last posted on here. Not too much considering the amount of time that has passed, but I'm sure you all know how that goes. I finished the floors a couple...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 01-20-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 39,282
Posted By 64north
Basically the question is, does it matter which...

Basically the question is, does it matter which terminal wires I connect to the heater fan? (Obviously not the middle wire). There is a red and black wire on the heater, which I assume are positive...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 01-20-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 39,282
Posted By 64north
Thats a different switch, the heather is on the...

Thats a different switch, the heather is on the opposite side, just couldn't get my camera in there. Its the same exact switch and only has one wire coming off each terminal. Like I said the middle...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 01-20-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 39,282
Posted By 64north
Well the middle black wire comes from each of the...

Well the middle black wire comes from each of the 8 switches and goes to the top part of the fuse box. They aren't connected to anything, it looks like a ground, I will take a picture tomorrow. The...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 01-19-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 39,282
Posted By 64north
Switch Question

Hey there,
I am re-wiring the rear heater in my bus, and I am curious if you know about the types of switches used. This one is a three part switch (OFF, LOW and HIGH), and on the back I'm guessing...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 12-20-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,263
Posted By 64north
Rear heater in a short bus?

Hey all
I am curious if anybody has experience with removing the rear heater in a short bus versus keeping it in?
Mine is a 4 window, and I'm not sure if I will need it or not. I think it is small...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 12-20-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,490
Posted By 64north
94' Carpenter Cool Bus

Hi Everyone,

I recently started my conversion on a 1994 Chevy Carpenter Short Bus. I posted a story about it on the new posts section. But basically I bought it for $600 and she has just over...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 12-19-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By 64north
New Alaska Cool Bus

Hey Everybody,
I just discovered this forum not too long ago. I bought a 1994 Carpenter Mini bus that is on a chevy chassis. I bought the thing one night when I was browsing craigslist and...
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