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Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 02-12-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,718
Posted By bigskypc50
I have found the most success with zoned heating...

I have found the most success with zoned heating and cooling. I have a 40ft bus with three separate zones. Front includes the cab, saloon and kitchen. That is heated via a 42k btu rv furnace and wave...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 01-01-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By bigskypc50
I am a bit ocd obsessive when it comes to...

I am a bit ocd obsessive when it comes to maintenance. LOL
With the exception of one or two times when testing or doing repair work I only start my bus when I will drive it and reach operating...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-30-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,051
Posted By bigskypc50
At the time when I was putting new shoes on my...

At the time when I was putting new shoes on my bus, a retread was less then a 100 off from a new tire. Don't quote me but I have heard re-treads don't like to sit, and a lot of skoolie's sit. I...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 11-16-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By bigskypc50
Here is the link to the fan, nearly 800CFM. ...

Here is the link to the fan, nearly 800CFM.

https://www.crracing.com/product/10-pusher-low-profile-curved-blade-12v-spal-fan

Ya I did replace the fan clutch after my shake down trip in Moab UT....
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 11-16-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By bigskypc50
:Thanx: for your response. That kind of what I...

:Thanx: for your response. That kind of what I was thinking if the t-stat is 190* It should run around 190-200 going down the road. I know the clutch fan will kick in around 210. I have heard it. I...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 11-15-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By bigskypc50
Thats major under taking, the part that is...

Thats major under taking, the part that is missing spans the bottom end with no supports. So I have to remove my bumper and the entire rad and intercooler assabley I paid a shop last time to replace...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 11-15-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By bigskypc50
It's just the lower part. Missing.

It's just the lower part. Missing.
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 11-14-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By bigskypc50
Photos are attached below

Photos are attached below
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 11-14-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By bigskypc50
Fan shroud?

Been chasing down a slight overheating issue if you could even call it that. Running down the road the temp gauge likes to run 195-200 going 55-60mph. Fan clutch rad water pump and hoses and t-stat...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 10-29-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,169
Posted By bigskypc50
LOL in the text it says 72k OBO.

LOL in the text it says 72k OBO.
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-15-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By bigskypc50
I ask myself that also. I think they just copy of...

I ask myself that also. I think they just copy of each other. I have two 360W REC Solar panels. I was able to toss them up there my self and only have to mount 8 brackets to roof so the less holes in...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 10-04-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By bigskypc50
The top of the box is leaking so that is the...

The top of the box is leaking so that is the input side from the steering wheel. I do have print out but itís outside in the bus. It was all within in spec he said. He checked the king pins and all...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 10-04-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By bigskypc50
The mileage is correct, to many signs that itís...

The mileage is correct, to many signs that itís not. Records, talking to the district, I etc

A new box for mine was 2800.00. I found a reman on eBay for 350.00. How good of a deal that is remans...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 10-04-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By bigskypc50
Steering gear box

How many of you have had issues with your steering gear box?

My bus decided to gift me with a new project on my last exercise drive. My steering gear box sprung a leak. I have had issues with it...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-27-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By bigskypc50
Thanks guys I appreciate the info feedback very...

Thanks guys I appreciate the info feedback very helpful. This place is always my go to for help when I am stuck
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-27-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By bigskypc50
Nope that photo was taken install day later in...

Nope that photo was taken install day later in the day
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-27-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By bigskypc50
Yes it was 8amp load on the inverter 120v 8amps. ...

Yes it was 8amp load on the inverter 120v 8amps. 400ah battery bank
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-27-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By bigskypc50
If thatís the case solar numbers and ratings are...

If thatís the case solar numbers and ratings are a jokeÖ. But ya thatís spot on, 60% of 720.
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-27-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By bigskypc50
New system load test

Warning long detailed post.

I have dual 360w rec panels flat on my roof and a victron 100/50 controller connected to two 200ah batteries and a 1000w inverter. I was load testing the system and at...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-06-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,629
Posted By bigskypc50
Totally agree with everything said here. I can't...

Totally agree with everything said here. I can't wait until the fad wears off and fresh buses come down in price, and the fools are left with a bus they paid 30-50k for worth hardly scrap value. I...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-25-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By bigskypc50
The body looks amazing and the steps. I have not...

The body looks amazing and the steps. I have not seen it myself, relying on a good friend for photos and inspections. I don’t know what the Wells look like
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-25-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By bigskypc50
Too much rust

This to much rust? 2003 Ford short bus out of MN.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-08-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,158
Posted By bigskypc50
I happen to own the biggest beast out there, 1995...

I happen to own the biggest beast out there, 1995 DT466 MT643 Amtran Genesis model IS3909. I am 42.5ft from hitch ball to front mirror. If I recall my buildable space is about 35ft. I would think it...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-07-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By bigskypc50
LOL That SOB will get replaced right away.

LOL That SOB will get replaced right away.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 06-07-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By bigskypc50
Doing it again

Hey guys, well I am buying a 2nd bus. I need another bus like a hole in the head!

Wanted to get your thoughts on it, 1995 bluebird gas/propane 366 AT545 and 6.17 rear end. But it has 280k miles...
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