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Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 03-27-2016, 09:52 AM
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Posted By thommassey
Well, After getting married, starting a new...

Well,
After getting married, starting a new job, buying and restoring (down to the frame) a 2000 sq ft house, building a shop big enough to get the bus inside, and an upstairs living quarters in...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-05-2015, 02:01 AM
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Posted By thommassey
I have a compressor tank mounted there.

I have a compressor tank mounted there.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 02-04-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By thommassey
Question Electrical Schematics 86 Bluebird All American RE 3208Ta

Trying to wire front blinkers and not sure where to tie into. Opened drivers side headlight hatch to find lots of options. Original flasher lights (5" round) have been removed, with no obvious...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-02-2015, 11:48 AM
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Posted By thommassey
That is better than my idea. I was going to put...

That is better than my idea. I was going to put it up in the small door just below the driver. There is a hatch there that, as far as I can see, is only a fuse access hole?
I will ck the website....
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-01-2015, 08:52 AM
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Posted By thommassey
Well afetr not being able to find parts for this...

Well afetr not being able to find parts for this 1972 Ohnan, I am in hunt of another generator... and there are a LOT to choose from.:confused:;)
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-08-2014, 11:21 AM
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Posted By thommassey
Re: "Rufus"

Thanks guys for all the great comments... 8) :shock: 8) :lol:

Mounting generator this week. Found a 6kw ohnan. Should be plenty. Little concerned about age of unit but only has about 200 hrs...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-13-2014, 03:10 AM
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Posted By thommassey
Re: Big Bertha

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We are on the other side of the mountains, Tri-City area. Lots of places to park multiple busses! Keep us in mind if you decide on something. 8)
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-13-2014, 03:06 AM
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Views: 20,490
Posted By thommassey
Re: "Rufus"

Well, back to business... took six months off to remodel a rental, move into a new house, and I even found time to marry my best friend! So... now we are settling back into the "DO BUS" mode and...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-13-2014, 02:49 AM
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Views: 25,832
Posted By thommassey
Re: Big Bertha

You guys are doing a fabulous job! It is a great thing working alongside your partner who will get to reap all the benefits with you! VERY nice build! 8)
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-24-2014, 11:18 AM
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Posted By thommassey
Re: The Brown Crown

What size/type inverter are you using BC?
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-21-2014, 12:15 AM
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Posted By thommassey
Re: Journey Begins - 1988 Crown Conversion

When you say "booth" does that mean you are going to have a baked or heated finish? That is a big booth... Look forward to seeing it after paint! 8)
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-17-2014, 11:48 PM
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Posted By thommassey
Re: "Rufus"

New tie rods last week and replaced an air hose going to the compressor. Now I am having (randomly) starting issues. Only when real warm (engine) or real cold. Maybe starter rebuild time. Going to...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-17-2014, 11:40 PM
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Posted By thommassey
Re: 87 Wayne Lifeguard international S1700 CXXVI

Just wondering, since you are installing one , what are the pros and cons to a "tub" versus "pan" for the shower? Obviously you can sit (somewhat) with the little tub, but is it worth building up the...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-16-2014, 12:14 AM
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Posted By thommassey
Re: "Rufus"

The roof jack (flexible high temp silicone) on top is made for high temp penetrations, steam pipes, chimneys, etc. (https://abccatalog.com/view_groups.asp?idgroup=408) and the sticker on it says up to...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-05-2014, 04:04 AM
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Views: 100,352
Posted By thommassey
Re: The Brown Crown

Definitely makes me rethink my dinette, my motive... To accomadate myself and the old lady, or for the POSSIBLE convenience of others.
Space is very valuable on these buses.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-23-2014, 02:29 AM
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Posted By thommassey
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-21-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By thommassey
Re: Project Transformation

This is what I am looking at after hours (mucho) of searching, short of finding used ones.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/221231401085?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-21-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By thommassey
Re: Now thats what I'm talkin about!

Wonder if it survived somewhere...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-21-2014, 04:24 PM
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Views: 20,490
Posted By thommassey
Re: "Rufus"

Keeps the bus around 65 deg at the drivers area when outside temp about 30+-. Setting the vent to low-med. On high vent, windows need to be opened... :lol:

Have the first bunk framed in. Next to...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-02-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,370
Posted By thommassey
Re: "Terrapin" the 1989 Thomas

After bolting my stove to the floor, I used 1/2" EMT as a shield around the threads, I will paint it stove black later.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-02-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 20,490
Posted By thommassey
TUMBLEWEED aka "Rufus"

Anchoring. Used 1/2" emt as cover for bolt threads going to the floor. Black paint later.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-02-2014, 02:45 AM
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Posted By thommassey
TUMBLEWEED aka "Rufus"

Top two foot section on roof will come down while transit (have cap).
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-02-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 20,490
Posted By thommassey
TUMBLEWEED aka "Rufus"

Chimney Attached to sheet metal for now till I get some "C" channel for bracing between roof and ceiling.
Note to self: If roof sealer has been frozen or close to it , it will not adhere and will...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-24-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,370
Posted By thommassey
Re: "Terrapin" the 1989 Thomas

Welcome to the fun... foggy photos remind me of Portland. :) Dog-nose buses are popular here as you will see. Look forward to your project. Nice to have low miles to boot! 8)
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-24-2013, 01:49 AM
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Views: 3,328
Posted By thommassey
Re: The birth of Hot 4 Teacher

Welcome VH fan (great group). Look forward to watching your progress. Highway sign to boot...lol! And as was already mentioned, pictures are appreciated. And how did you find a '68 here in WA? Good...
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