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Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-23-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By ewo1
Grab your vin number and call the International...

Grab your vin number and call the International Stealer parts dept and kindly ask them if they can email you a build sheet.
You will then know what engine you have!
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-23-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By ewo1
2006 RE 300 amtran The 2006 has a wheelchair...

2006 RE 300 amtran

The 2006 has a wheelchair lift so you will see extra cables.

the '99 FE had a wheelchair lift but it was removed.
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-23-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By ewo1
1999 Fe bus pics

1999 Fe bus pics
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-23-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By ewo1
So I got 3 busses in the yard right now. 2-199...

So I got 3 busses in the yard right now. 2-199 Amtrans, one is an RE the other is an FE and also a 2006 Amtran Re 300, all with dt466 engines.

1999 Re pics:
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-22-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By ewo1
I,m guessing here but me thinks there are two...

I,m guessing here but me thinks there are two sets of positive cables is because the one that goes to the starter, required for the original build at the factory. How else can you start it and drive...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 09-22-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By ewo1
I would first go ahead and replace the fuel...

I would first go ahead and replace the fuel filters... maybe they are gummed up?
In any event this would be step one towards any troubleshooting. Go to eliminate the most obvious things first.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 09-21-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By ewo1
Un-fill your mind with the the easy way of doing...

Un-fill your mind with the the easy way of doing stuff and get ready to get that angle grinder out and just cut them bolt heads off.

I used roofing tin caps and construction adhesive to cover up...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 09-20-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By ewo1
I just replaced my front springs because the...

I just replaced my front springs because the passenger side was clunking, even after I greased it.
I thought I had a broken spring... NOT !

What we did find was that the bushings in the springs...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-20-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By ewo1
fuses are designed for current protection not...

fuses are designed for current protection not voltage protection.
There are other devices that provide voltage protection such as diodes or voltage regulators.

Essentially you can have a very...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-20-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By ewo1
I have attached a build sheet for my bus. As...

I have attached a build sheet for my bus.

As you can see, it is basically a detailed birth certificate for your bus. It identifies all the major components that went into the actual build of the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-20-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By ewo1
Grab your vin number and call the International...

Grab your vin number and call the International stealer parts dept, ask them for a build sheet on the bus. they will do it for free.

Once you have that ask them to source the blinker bulb socket....
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-19-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By ewo1
You left out the most important piece of your...

You left out the most important piece of your troubleshooting information...did you test the wire for voltage with a meter, not a light bulb?

It is either an open wire on the one particular...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 09-19-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,425
Posted By ewo1
your very welcome! Glad you got all fixed!

your very welcome!

Glad you got all fixed!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-18-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By ewo1
If your not comfortable with welding, which...

If your not comfortable with welding, which really is not hard to do, you can cut out the rust, treat the surrounding areas with a rust treatment, I like using Ospho, lay down a patch of fresh sheet...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 09-17-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,000
Posted By ewo1
13 speed road ranger??? Wow, that’s a lot of...

13 speed road ranger???
Wow, that’s a lot of shifting!

What kind of fuel mileage do you get?
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-16-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By ewo1
And yet another - B for Barbeques !

And yet another - B for Barbeques !
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-16-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By ewo1
I believe if you lift up on the door, on the...

I believe if you lift up on the door, on the bottom pin there might be a plastic washer that kind of locks it in place.

what I did on my build was I used a grinder and cut off the pins top and...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-14-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By ewo1
I tend to have the same problem when I use my...

I tend to have the same problem when I use my Ipad...start typing a post and then BAM...asks me to login again, losing my post!
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-13-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By ewo1
I found this in another schoolbus forum: ...

I found this in another schoolbus forum:

After you secure the bus (shift into neutral, apply parking brake), push the red override button turning on your red lights. Then, you can turn your bus to...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-13-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By ewo1
Hey new guy, the search button is your friend...

Hey new guy, the search button is your friend here.

Look at post #3 by Simplicity, it explains a procedure that might just work for you.

thread ->...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 09-13-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,957
Posted By ewo1
Search button works here ! ...

Search button works here !

https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f37/amtran-service-manual-brakes-39364.html
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-13-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By ewo1
This is a decent tracer to have ->...

This is a decent tracer to have -> https://www.amazon.com/Tracer-Circuit-Tester-Alligator-PTE/dp/B00ADHQCIO?source=ps-sl-shoppingads-lpcontext&ref_=fplfs&psc=1&smid=A3QY80NORGXT27 , and it only about...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 09-12-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By ewo1
BlueBird - school bus parts catalogs - quick reference

So I came across some interesting Quick -Reference - parts manuals for Bluebird bus owners.

I am uploading 10 for right now, got more but they are all over the 2mb file size so can't...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-12-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By ewo1
Congratulations! Hope your ready for a long...

Congratulations!
Hope your ready for a long journey!

Please do not start cutting any wires!

PM an email addy and I send you a maintenance manual. It is too large to upload here.
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-12-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By ewo1
If your into building diy circuits, I have a...

If your into building diy circuits, I have a delay circuit plan for you to look at.
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