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Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 06-25-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By 1dmpo
Cat is a heavy equipment manufacturer, always has...

Cat is a heavy equipment manufacturer, always has been, the highway engine line was just a sideline venture for them. A lot of people think that it was a "big deal" because Cat quit making engines....
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 06-24-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By 1dmpo
But Cat is still building the 7.2 engine in an...

But Cat is still building the 7.2 engine in an off road version and it goes in a lot of excavators, loaders, etc.. Parts for our 3126's shouldn't be a problem as long as Cat doesn't just go...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 04-29-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By 1dmpo
daytime running lights

Your daytime running lights may be your problem. I had my bus for a year and couldn't figure out why I couldn't get the highbeams to come on at all. Then I spent the time one day trying to figure out...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 02-18-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By 1dmpo
Mines a Cat not an International but when you...

Mines a Cat not an International but when you find the right person it is literally 5 minutes like previously stated. Guy with the Cat laptop hooked to mine and took the rpm from 2400 to Cat max of...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 02-15-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By 1dmpo
Darn, I thought I got a deal when I bought mine...

Darn, I thought I got a deal when I bought mine for ten bucks a piece. Have four under two twin beds just behind the rear axle for almost 200 gallons of fresh water. I did use an old 100 gallon fuel...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 02-15-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,954
Posted By 1dmpo
I'm in Tennessee and after conversion was...

I'm in Tennessee and after conversion was complete I went to the local County Clerks office and they looked at pictures and changed my title to motorhome and then StateFarm looked at the pictures and...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 02-14-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,140
Posted By 1dmpo
I'm slow, had to read the last sentence/question...

I'm slow, had to read the last sentence/question several times. I think the answer is just a simple YES
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 02-14-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,140
Posted By 1dmpo
IDK, I was looking for a way to start the bus...

IDK, I was looking for a way to start the bus with the back door open and realized that the switch at the door was working because the ground was broke, which led me to following the wire up to the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 02-13-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,140
Posted By 1dmpo
On my '03 Thomas flat nose bus all the safety...

On my '03 Thomas flat nose bus all the safety stuff that ran back through the bus, windows, roof hatches, back door, that if they were open the bus wouldn't start were all on the same circuit and...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 02-10-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 48,965
Posted By 1dmpo
No one is mentioning if they are running with the...

No one is mentioning if they are running with the "mode" button on or not. We just completed a 1,000 mile Gulf Coast trip with a 40' Thomas, 3126 and 5.67 gears. I ran the mode button the whole trip,...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 01-23-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,588
Posted By 1dmpo
I have flushed the complete cooling system, I...

I have flushed the complete cooling system, I brought the big heaters up close to the front and put them under seats I'm using for the dinette. there are two valve on the right side of engine (Cat)...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 01-23-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,588
Posted By 1dmpo
Well low 50's would be better then what I have...

Well low 50's would be better then what I have now. Thanks for your reply. I wish I could figure out why those two big heaters that were under the seats won't get warm. I flushed all the lines out...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 01-22-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,588
Posted By 1dmpo
Now you all have me interested in these heaters...

Now you all have me interested in these heaters since the coolant based heaters in my bus are pretty much useless. The one by the door gets warm and the defrost warms up pretty good but the others...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-05-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 953
Posted By 1dmpo
Instead of a brick, I've found that red box with...

Instead of a brick, I've found that red box with the break down triangles in them work well. On a pedal where you can set it on top, great. Or like my bus the floor is flat and I set them on the...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 12-04-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By 1dmpo
When you get those 03-04 buses nothing is written...

When you get those 03-04 buses nothing is written in stone. Mine is titled as an 04 but was built in April 03 and when I had it at the Cat house to have it turned up they said the engine serial...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-27-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By 1dmpo
A lot of folks don't realize there's a...

A lot of folks don't realize there's a difference. You're right, straw would be a much better choice than hay.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 10-05-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By 1dmpo
I'm in a flat nose built in '03 with 3126e. There...

I'm in a flat nose built in '03 with 3126e. There is not a reservoir tank, it has a overflow tube that simply runs down the side of the radiator and dumps under the bus. With switch on and engine not...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 10-04-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By 1dmpo
I drained the coolant and put a couple bottles of...

I drained the coolant and put a couple bottles of the prestone radiator flush and then started working on the no heat thing. First thought it might be the valves on the side of the engine but they...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 10-04-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By 1dmpo
I'll look for that. I do have a fitting under...

I'll look for that. I do have a fitting under the floor about the drivers seat area where several of the heater hoses come together and the aux. pump is there also, this fitting has a schrader valve...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 10-04-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By 1dmpo
No Heat

No heat in my bus, not house heat, bus heat from the engine. The two valves that are on the side of the engine are OPEN, the slide thing on the dash is moved over to the hot side and the aux. pump is...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 09-14-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 48,965
Posted By 1dmpo
It's actually one guy in a fourth floor apartment...

It's actually one guy in a fourth floor apartment in Jamaica, NY so I guess any sort of personal problem comes up it's going to put him in a bind. But even if you're not doing any work work it's not...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-13-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By 1dmpo
I had really good luck on ebid.nashville.gov ...

I had really good luck on ebid.nashville.gov when Nashville gets ready to get rid of a bunch of buses they do it 10-14 at a time for several weeks at a time usually Feb-March of each year. I have...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 09-13-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 48,965
Posted By 1dmpo
They were right on it when i dealt with them....

They were right on it when i dealt with them. When you Google PCMPerformance you get two of them, one out of North Carolina and one out of New York. You want the New York folks, I think the address...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 09-11-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 48,965
Posted By 1dmpo
Works perfect, no issues. Shifts out right in...

Works perfect, no issues. Shifts out right in "performance" mode and when I push the mode button for "economy" mode there is a noticeable difference in the shift. Upshifts earlier and down shifts...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 09-10-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 48,965
Posted By 1dmpo
When I got mine back from PCM it had a new...

When I got mine back from PCM it had a new sticker over the original one where the CIN number was. It had a lot of code speak that Cadillac Kid would probably understand but I didn't have a clue what...
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