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Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-17-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,461
Posted By Defjr333
For me, I prefer having the ability to jump the...

For me, I prefer having the ability to jump the vehicle from the house batteries at any time with a high current isolation switch. In one setting the alternator charges the start and house batteries,...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 10-17-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 111,012
Posted By Defjr333
I understand that constant questions being...

I understand that constant questions being repeated over and over gets old, and annoying at times. But when I read this thread, it just makes one feel unwelcome. I am not trying to shame or anger...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-17-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Defjr333
The best advice I can offer is to buy an inverter...

The best advice I can offer is to buy an inverter that has a built in transfer switch. I like the brand AIMS. Those inverters have an input for DC voltage from batteries, an input for AC voltage from...
Forum: Forum Admin | Account Help | Suggestion Box 10-16-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Defjr333
No issues since post above. Gremlins I...

No issues since post above. Gremlins I guess:whistling:
Forum: Forum Admin | Account Help | Suggestion Box 10-06-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Defjr333
I am not talking about "auto log in". I...

I am not talking about "auto log in". I physically click the log in button, my user name and password are saved, and I click continue. I get the "you are logged in" redirect screen, and after a...
Forum: Forum Admin | Account Help | Suggestion Box 10-04-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Defjr333
Re logging in when posting

I have this annoying issue of every time I try to post a reply or comment, I get a "not logged in" error and am forced to log in again. Even though every time I visit this site I log in first thing....
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 10-03-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,163
Posted By Defjr333
Insignia, Hisense, and Spekter are brands to look...

Insignia, Hisense, and Spekter are brands to look at. They are fairly cheap, and many use the 120to12v power brick. I spent a good deal of time at Best Buy scoping out the backs of tvs for this very...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 09-29-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,163
Posted By Defjr333
EVERYTHING on this site are opinions. I will be...

EVERYTHING on this site are opinions. I will be the 1st to admit many of my personal designs and creations do not 100% follow federal/ agency guidlines, but will still pass any inspection/ safety...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-29-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,725
Posted By Defjr333
Try this site: Teardrops n Tiny Travel Trailers...

Try this site:
Teardrops n Tiny Travel Trailers • Index page (https://www.tnttt.com)
Many great resources, like here. Just focused on trailer conversions. I still use that site for its knowledge...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-29-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Defjr333
Nice looking ride, just too small for my project....

Nice looking ride, just too small for my project. Hope you find a good home for her tho
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 09-29-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,163
Posted By Defjr333
IMHO, 4 batteries in parallel is not a bad thing....

IMHO, 4 batteries in parallel is not a bad thing. Going more than that will make matters more drastic. BUT, if you make EVERY wire from the distribution block to each battery the exact same length,...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-28-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Defjr333
17' over all? Is that like a 10'er? The length...

17' over all? Is that like a 10'er? The length listed...10,12,14,16,etc are measurements from the partition just behind the driver seat to the rear wall.The "cargo" area. That is how they are listed....
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-27-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,136
Posted By Defjr333
I just came back to this forum today. I have yet...

I just came back to this forum today. I have yet to start my conversion other than gathering parts and deciding on vehicle. I hope to get started by New Years.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-27-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Defjr333
Appreciate the link Brokedown. Will have to...

Appreciate the link Brokedown. Will have to contact them and see if they have any 14-16" 4bts with air con. And if so how much$$$$$
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 09-27-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,231
Posted By Defjr333
I would be hesitant without knowing age of panels...

I would be hesitant without knowing age of panels and being able to physically inspect and test them before purchase. Solar panel warranties are based on output % decrease by age. Therefore these may...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-27-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By Defjr333
Nice to see some Virginians here. I am in...

Nice to see some Virginians here. I am in Culpeper Va. You passed me on the way to Ruckersville. My project is smaller in size, but likely larger in scope. Shoving an entire RV's worth of tech into...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-27-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Defjr333
Update: Also, anyone care to post links...

Update:


Also, anyone care to post links to current or completed Step Van builds would be appreciated. As would anyone with detailed measurements of the cargo area of 14'and 16' Step Vans(they...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-27-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Defjr333
Rather not get too deep into specifics. But, one...

Rather not get too deep into specifics. But, one of the people on this forum that has given me a lot of insight and help was booted, which left me with out a great informational contact. I will not...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-27-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Defjr333
Wow. I had many great conversations and am...

Wow. I had many great conversations and am saddened to hear this. Tango was one of many I have great respect for. Sorry to hear this.....
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-27-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,136
Posted By Defjr333
After much time, my project has been changed to a...

After much time, my project has been changed to a step van, and a new thread will be created. Thank You
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-27-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Defjr333
Glad to see YOU (ECCB)here. Before moving to my...

Glad to see YOU (ECCB)here. Before moving to my "other" project, you gave me a lot of insight and encouragement that can not be overlooked. The "issue" you had with the site and a different user was...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-27-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Defjr333
Calling out all the Step Van builds

After a bit of time away, and other projects completed and out of my way, the time has FINALLY come.



I have soooo much stuff gathering dust and packed away for a year+ for this build, and I...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-27-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Defjr333
Returning member.....

So a while back, I left this forum due to some disagreements with admin actions, and to do a different project while taking some more time to determine how I want to proceed on my "final build".
...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 02-13-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,829
Posted By Defjr333
Im not far from Roanoke.....Im in Culpeper. What...

Im not far from Roanoke.....Im in Culpeper. What kind of bus/ use do you envision? Full-time, few summer weekends, man cave? Type of bus? Conventional, shuttle, inter-city, provost? These will help...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 02-08-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,371
Posted By Defjr333
Look for ElDorado or TurtleTop bodies. They are...

Look for ElDorado or TurtleTop bodies. They are both crash tested to gov standard. Some even have both front doors and seats. Another great option. Swivel seats and instant add of space.
Doug
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