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Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 05-08-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By weboughtabus
Thanks for your interest in our build. We did end...

Thanks for your interest in our build. We did end up going forward with our build and are living in it, currently. Most of the information about the Nissan Leaf batteries we got from someone on...
Forum: Ford Drivetrain 03-04-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,421
Posted By weboughtabus
Interestingly enough it turned out to be a big...

Interestingly enough it turned out to be a big case of nothing! A family friend who's an excellent mechanic came over and we went over everything with a fine tooth comb.

We eventually realized...
Forum: Ford Drivetrain 03-03-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,421
Posted By weboughtabus
Thank you very much for your reply. After some...

Thank you very much for your reply. After some more research it seems like it very well could be a chafed wiring harness. Apparently it's a big problem with the 6.0.



Thanks for your reply! I...
Forum: Ford Drivetrain 03-02-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,421
Posted By weboughtabus
Ok, I got the ScanGauge on the bus and tried to...

Ok, I got the ScanGauge on the bus and tried to get some data. I cranked the bus a few times. This is what I have to report:

IPR - Key On - 14.8, Cranking 14.8 with one jump to 46.8
FICM am/Crank...
Forum: Ford Drivetrain 03-01-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,421
Posted By weboughtabus
Thanks for your reply! I've got a ScanGauge II...

Thanks for your reply! I've got a ScanGauge II ordered and should be here Monday. AutoZone is doing a 20% off and 1 Day Shipping deal for a few more days, if anyone else needs any high-ticket items!
Forum: Ford Drivetrain 02-28-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,421
Posted By weboughtabus
2004 6.0 Diesel Crank/No Start Situation

It's been a while since we've posted on here, but we haven't been slacking off! We have started experiencing an issue, though. We parked the bus in November and when I went to start it a few weeks...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 05-14-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,139
Posted By weboughtabus
Reading through the customer reviews gave me some...

Reading through the customer reviews gave me some pause. It seems like everyone has trouble installing and activating the software, so the seller ends up setting it up for people by remotely...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 05-09-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By weboughtabus
I have a younger Ford cousin to this bus - 2004...

I have a younger Ford cousin to this bus - 2004 Ford/Corbeil. Mine has a wheelchair lift and side door, too, but otherwise I'd imagine there are a ton of similarities. Major pros for Corbeil buses...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 05-08-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By weboughtabus
I've been keeping an eye on these Champion...

I've been keeping an eye on these Champion Inverter Dual Fuel generators. We're already planning to carry propane, so if I were to add a generator, I'd either do a propane retrofit or a dual fuel...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 05-08-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By weboughtabus
Corbeil used a smiley face as its logo. Here's...

Corbeil used a smiley face as its logo. Here's one that I spotted a few months ago.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 05-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,343
Posted By weboughtabus
I managed to get a little more work done, after...

I managed to get a little more work done, after work, last night. I'm planning to use plywood for the walls of the shower and then cover them with a waterproof membrane...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 05-06-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,343
Posted By weboughtabus
Our recent lack of updates has corresponded...

Our recent lack of updates has corresponded directly with a lack of time to dedicate to the bus. Last weekend in the middle of all of the plans and obligations we had, we did take a little time to...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 05-03-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By weboughtabus
If you had the desire to make it more "upscale"...

If you had the desire to make it more "upscale" you could use luxury vinyl plank flooring, which is supposed to be waterproof. That's what we plan on using for our bus.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 04-26-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,782
Posted By weboughtabus
Fair enough! I was just sharing my opinion on...

Fair enough! I was just sharing my opinion on whether a tape product would be sufficient in this context. I have no problems with people that have differing opinion or experience that contradicts my...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 04-26-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,782
Posted By weboughtabus
First of all - those products look awesome and I...

First of all - those products look awesome and I would appreciate if you'd share the sources! I'm planning to use some tarps I got for free from Harbor Freight as our awning, but hadn't gotten to...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 04-24-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,295
Posted By weboughtabus
The fact that various members of these forums...

The fact that various members of these forums were successfully able to get their 6th gear unlocked since you've been into buses. You have a tendency to state your opinions as fact and I was just...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 04-24-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,295
Posted By weboughtabus
https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f10/allison-md3060-u...

https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f10/allison-md3060-unlock-tutorial-21661.html
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 04-23-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,647
Posted By weboughtabus
Do you have experience with that particular pump?...

Do you have experience with that particular pump? Based on the reviews, I would have been concerned about their reliability.
Forum: Skoolie Life 04-20-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,156
Posted By weboughtabus
When you're away for the holidays, but you still...

When you're away for the holidays, but you still want to celebrate, you improvise!
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 04-16-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By weboughtabus
For anyone who may be interested, I'm planning on...

For anyone who may be interested, I'm planning on using this smart BMS...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 04-16-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,885
Posted By weboughtabus
Something important to consider with bus ceilings...

Something important to consider with bus ceilings is leaks. Almost every emergency hatch leaks. My roof also had a passive vent and a bunch of antennae that I removed due to water incursion. Water...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-15-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By weboughtabus
That is correct, but the batteries you linked to...

That is correct, but the batteries you linked to were 208ah
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 04-15-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By weboughtabus
Thank you for confirming. That's basically what I...

Thank you for confirming. That's basically what I thought, but I wanted to be sure. I saw instructions from Orion BMS (https://www.orionbms.com/manuals/pdf/nissan_leaf_modules.pdf) on how to connect...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-15-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By weboughtabus
Steve misspoke (mis-typed?) - you would have a...

Steve misspoke (mis-typed?) - you would have a 12V 208ah bank because those are each 6V batteries. Wired in series the voltage increases, but the capacity remains the same.
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 04-15-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By weboughtabus
I have a friend working on a battery project that...

I have a friend working on a battery project that picked up a Nissan Leaf battery pack and has some modules that aren't required, so I can scoop them up real cheap!



They're Nissan Leaf...
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