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Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 04-24-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Yes. Blowby in and of itself is not a serious...

Yes. Blowby in and of itself is not a serious concern so long as no other significant symptoms are present, for example a misfire from lack of compression. You most likely have plenty of time to...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 04-24-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Hmm, coolant mixing with oil could be a...

Hmm, coolant mixing with oil could be a possibility, but fairly easy to rule out. If the smoke starts immediately while cold then it is definitely blowby. This is because the engine wouldn't be warm...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 04-24-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Truthseeker4449
This condition is called blowby, the fog is...

This condition is called blowby, the fog is combustion gases leaking by the piston rings. It is a sign of a worn engine. The oil consumption supports that the rings are worn and oil is being burnt...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 04-22-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By Truthseeker4449
I've got one more to add to this, is the seat...

I've got one more to add to this, is the seat belt buckled on the lift? All the Ricon lifts I've dealt with require the seat belt be buckled (and that it to have sensed that it has buckled) before it...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-22-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By Truthseeker4449
I wonder just how large the vacuum pump is for...

I wonder just how large the vacuum pump is for this sorta thing, I wouldn't regard the average box truck as being air tight even with plug doors, especially after a couple dings and rips.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-21-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Definitely be extremely careful in how you...

Definitely be extremely careful in how you proceed, this is where many people make mistakes that keep their buses from starting and cause problems that weren't there before. It only takes one...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 04-19-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Ooo so they do actually make these. I've tried...

Ooo so they do actually make these. I've tried looking for these and after finding so much misrepresented junk, I gave up.
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 04-19-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Truthseeker4449
I second that this is what you need, but also...

I second that this is what you need, but also have a tip, many sellers list their flashers as "electronic" but they are in fact regular mechanical flashers. I learned this the hard way, then learned...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-18-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Tidiness is really the only significant reason,...

Tidiness is really the only significant reason, my electrical compartment was a nasty mess before I started and removing the solenoids gives me some room back in here.

They could be reused for air...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-18-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Truthseeker4449
I was curious what this looked like, sourcing new...

I was curious what this looked like, sourcing new wiper armature might be a headache, but mirrors may be easier. Try looking up Rosco for mirror parts.

If the differential has not been apart...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-18-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By Truthseeker4449
The proper part you're looking for is a push...

The proper part you're looking for is a push connect cap in whatever size line you have. Like this,

https://www.amazon.com/Connect-Tubing-Quick-Fitting-MettleAir/dp/B00L9BUDQA

Hydraulic stores...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 04-14-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Truthseeker4449
I agree, also it appears there is an idler pulley...

I agree, also it appears there is an idler pulley missing for the AC. Must be a nice beefy AC system for a compressor that large.
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 04-11-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,464
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Ah yes, being your own landlord certainly makes...

Ah yes, being your own landlord certainly makes those negotiations much easier lol.

Yes it should be quite possible if you can spare the space in your build. Try looking up recirculating showers....
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-11-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Truthseeker4449
To clarify, you said a 6.5? Not a 6.6? The 6.5l...

To clarify, you said a 6.5? Not a 6.6? The 6.5l while a decent powerplant, is not turbocharged in the van chassis as there's physically no room to hang the turbocharger off the side as it is in the...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 04-11-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,464
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Just a thought that occurred to me, if you went...

Just a thought that occurred to me, if you went for no tank and drained the water on the ground and you're living in the same spot, I hope you're not parked on packed dirt as I would expect it to get...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-09-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 931
Posted By Truthseeker4449
I wish I lived closer, as Joe mentioned, it's a...

I wish I lived closer, as Joe mentioned, it's a very nice design of seat, and the space saving foldaway ability as well as built in seat belts make them desirable in my opinion. I'd love to take them...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-09-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Truthseeker4449
I must admit I was not aware this was not legal,...

I must admit I was not aware this was not legal, not that ignorance of the law is a valid excuse either.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-09-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Can it be flat towed with a towbar, absolutely....

Can it be flat towed with a towbar, absolutely. There's a number of people who export buses. They pair them together and drive down to the border. That said, much consideration must go into ensuring...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 04-09-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,657
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Sorry, I forgot that detail. Behind the driver's...

Sorry, I forgot that detail. Behind the driver's seat akin to the original seats. This did admittly result in a very tight aisle, and so far most of the seats have not been used on a trip, so I'm...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 04-08-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,657
Posted By Truthseeker4449
I have a couple of pairs of seats from a charter...

I have a couple of pairs of seats from a charter bus. They're not plushy captain's chairs, but they recline and they're as good as anything else me or my friends own.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-08-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By Truthseeker4449
I'm glad to hear you got it figured out.

I'm glad to hear you got it figured out.
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 04-08-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Send us some pictures or locate the engine data...

Send us some pictures or locate the engine data plate/sticker. Some Scan tools will display which engine it is, tho not everyone has access to this on a whim.

If the engine serial number is...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 04-07-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Truthseeker4449
Might be alright then as far overall wear, still...

Might be alright then as far overall wear, still try and get engine hours.

I believe the main source of the leaks are downstream of the shut off valve, where they are a number of connection points...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 04-07-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Truthseeker4449
What sort of route was this shuttle running? It...

What sort of route was this shuttle running? It may not have ever been loaded heavy, but if the route never was over 25 mph or less than a few miles in length it might be just as worn out. Check for...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 04-07-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By Truthseeker4449
That's good, we've got a solid direction now. Now...

That's good, we've got a solid direction now. Now you just need to figure out where this full time power is coming from.

If I'm understanding right, you tested the system with a separate power...
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