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Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-10-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
What switch did you go with / is any switch rated...

What switch did you go with / is any switch rated for 12v OK? I've seen a few Auto / RV / Marine 12v switches on the 'Zon and am going to order one in the next week or so.
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-09-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Not a pro - but could part of the safety relay be...

Not a pro - but could part of the safety relay be always-on and draining the battery? I feel like that is the only system that could be active even when the ACC power is turned off. . . that or...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 06-06-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 111,402
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Good to know about the governor - my local W.W....

Good to know about the governor - my local W.W. Williams will do the unlock and reset for $300 - $400 but requires the manufacturer's approval letter. We have a BlueBird body and I've heard they...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 06-06-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 111,402
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
@skoonts & @poppasmurf - approx how long did the...

@skoonts & @poppasmurf - approx how long did the job take from shipping to receiving your TCM?

@Skoontz - did you have to ship the TCM back and forth to get it right? Or was he able to...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-01-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
When we purchased our bus, I didn't know we had...

When we purchased our bus, I didn't know we had air-ride and drove home 6 hours without. I think my spine is still a bit compressed from the ride.

I want air-ride in my Tacoma and office chair as...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-01-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
I love my air-ride and wouldn't give it up. ...

I love my air-ride and wouldn't give it up. Have you been able to find the leak?

We had a leak in the hoses - a quick(ish) trip to Kenmore, $45 in hoses and fittings and we're good as new.
...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 06-01-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Very cool rig, I love the stepped roof raise! ...

Very cool rig, I love the stepped roof raise!

Where in Iowa are you from? I was raised in Iowa City, now Las Vegas local.
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 05-17-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Alright - so I've got the problem solved! Wanted...

Alright - so I've got the problem solved! Wanted to post the fix to close off the thread:

The clearnace light switch problem was the result of some old wires, or at least that is the only thing I...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 05-04-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
It looks like it is from the wires leading to the...

It looks like it is from the wires leading to the CL switch - I haven't pulled everything out to chase them all to/from sources - it's cramped in there and we're in-between stops right now = major...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 05-04-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Thank you all - I'll try to address everything...

Thank you all - I'll try to address everything here:

Correct: everything worked fine up until the turn signals / hazards went out - everything failed within 24hours. Fun fact - we got our first...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 05-03-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Help diagnosing Turn-Signal / Clearance Light issues

Hey Gang! It's been a while - we're rounding our 10,000th mile on our lovely 1995 DT466 International 3800. Smooth sailing so far, but as of a few days ago we've got a fun electrical issue to...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 02-23-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,562
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
I just added a piece of ceiling sheet metal onto...

I just added a piece of ceiling sheet metal onto the bottom of the existing door. 16g I think, just about 1/16 of an inch. The section I added just covers the 6" gap below the existing door. It...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 02-14-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,314
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
We just picked up 2 Aventon Aventure fat-tire...

We just picked up 2 Aventon Aventure fat-tire ebikes, they are absolute game changers for us. A bit heavy at 73lbs each - they make up for it in power. I can easily cruise at 32mph on a paved...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 02-11-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Can confirm: my wife and I work full-ish time...

Can confirm: my wife and I work full-ish time from the bus, on the road. Remote income is the only way this is possible for us, road life isn't as cheap as you'd think - especially at 8mpg and approx...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 02-03-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
When you removed the rear heater you should be...

When you removed the rear heater you should be able to close the loop with the driver heater.
In our '95 all 3 heaters were in one long loop, so by removing 2 I just had to route the engine coolant...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 02-03-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
CoachNet is all that is left for us

CoachNet is all that is left for us
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 01-18-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
I would definitely worry about debris getting...

I would definitely worry about debris getting inside the unit, also wind blowing out your heater in-use.
We vented our gasland WH through the wall and it is totally fine. It was nothing after the...
Forum: Skoolie Life 01-18-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,166
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Ha, I do remember it now that you mention goats. ...

Ha, I do remember it now that you mention goats. They had pet goats, right?
I think I remember a hatch, and maybe even a folding passenger seat.....
Good call :)
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 01-18-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Maybe dumb question but if you have air brakes,...

Maybe dumb question but if you have air brakes, is there air in the system?
Forum: Skoolie Life 01-17-2022, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,166
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Haha life with dogs!! Where do you stow the...

Haha life with dogs!!
Where do you stow the ramp while driving, and do the humans use it also??
I'm also trying to think of a fold-down stair cover-hatch of some kind - same reason as you...
If...
Forum: Skoolie Life 01-17-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,166
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Discord is definitely more of a chat room than...

Discord is definitely more of a chat room than traditional forum, but it can be great if you need some real-time info, ides or just conversation.
I haven't used Facebook in years, just too toxic an...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-16-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Deca-Pot-ation?

Deca-Pot-ation?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-16-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,801
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Agree with Hubbard here: 2 days sanding /...

Agree with Hubbard here: 2 days sanding / cleaning, 10 hours taping / masking, 1.5 hours painting [emoji854]

I made a pretty detailed write-up of our experience here:...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-15-2022, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
I'm with Ross on the price. $12k seems like a...

I'm with Ross on the price. $12k seems like a good price for that size bus, all of the work that has been done, and those arm rests!

TLDR The price seems OK - but I would want more info and more...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-15-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By A_Bus_Called_Quest
Get photos first!!!! Don't take "example...

Get photos first!!!!

Don't take "example photos" make them go out there with their phone and take actual photos. If you don't get this bus, your bus is still out there - it took us about 4...
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