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Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 02-09-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,103
Posted By gyronaut
my single wheel 2000 7.3 tows just fine with 4.10...

my single wheel 2000 7.3 tows just fine with 4.10 diff. i was worried about the overhang, but no concerns as long as you check tyre pressure and have good rubber. i rebuilt the trans with double...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 03-28-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,402
Posted By gyronaut
not sure if this has been answered yet, but...

not sure if this has been answered yet, but Allstate and Cooperators offered insurance on my short bus
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-13-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,103
Posted By gyronaut
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Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-13-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,103
Posted By gyronaut
video

Hi guys

I just publish this video on utube. I'm no moviemaker, but it should give you an idea of what we started with and what we ended up with. Lots of problem solving and learning along the...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 08-30-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,103
Posted By gyronaut
Morning. Yes, it's a corbiel. We have built...

Morning.

Yes, it's a corbiel. We have built it with use as an occasional camper in mind. The bench seats are 8' x 6' and the bench at the back is 6' 6". I intend to make fittings so we can fit...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 08-29-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,103
Posted By gyronaut
Ford E350 Corbiel 7.3 5 window

Hi guys,

I've been in and out of this site a few times, but not had time to post. I am now coming to the closing stages of my short schoolie conversion (but i am aware the work will never really...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 03-14-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,118
Posted By gyronaut
Hi Boostnut. i have a 2000 e350 based...

Hi Boostnut.

i have a 2000 e350 based Corbiel 5 windiow short bus with the 7.3 diesel, single wheel, living just north of guelph.

im about half way through my project and happy to answer any...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 04-12-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,776
Posted By gyronaut
Great advice. I'd not even heard of inverter...

Great advice. I'd not even heard of inverter aircons before today. Thanks guys.
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 04-12-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,776
Posted By gyronaut
Thanks. That might help. I have sent the guy an...

Thanks. That might help. I have sent the guy an email and if the BTU and power consumption range are anywhere near what he claims, it should work just fine. I'm in no rush to purchase, but i like...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 04-12-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,776
Posted By gyronaut
Can i ask, how big is your inverter, battery bank...

Can i ask, how big is your inverter, battery bank and alternator is? Do you use them when you're on the road?
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 04-12-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,776
Posted By gyronaut
I'll have to get the tape out to see if it'll fit...

I'll have to get the tape out to see if it'll fit properly before deciding. They do seem to offer some heating as well, but i doubt they'd keep us warm against a Canadian winter. The other bonus if...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 04-12-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,776
Posted By gyronaut
Probably outside above the rear door, with the...

Probably outside above the rear door, with the internal unit above the door inside. It'd be a little bulky for my small bus, but if it proved to be the best option, I'd make it work. That said,...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 04-12-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,776
Posted By gyronaut
Thanks Christopher. I had not seen these before...

Thanks Christopher. I had not seen these before and will contact them for their thoughts on my plan.
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 04-12-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,776
Posted By gyronaut
Thanks. I don't mind a split unit and could...

Thanks. I don't mind a split unit and could probably mount it on the back wall above the door. I had one on my boat years ago and it worked very well. However, in this installation, power...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 04-12-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,776
Posted By gyronaut
Aircon from an inverter?

HI there,

I have had a quick look through the threads and haven't found anyone discussing this idea in detail. I hope i haven't missed it.

I have just bought a Ford e350 7.3 diesel based...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 04-11-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,720
Posted By gyronaut
HI Joeblack5, I found my bus locally...

HI Joeblack5,

I found my bus locally (Southern Ontario) in the classified. It was still registered as a bus, so i quickly got it registered as a motorhome. Everything becomes easier then. I...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 04-10-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 955
Posted By gyronaut
Just joined

Greetings,

I have just found this forum and glad i did. I have just bought a 2000 Ford E350 based Corbiel short bus (single rear wheel) powered by the 7.3 powerstroke diesel. However, unlike most...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 04-10-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,720
Posted By gyronaut
Ford E350 based Corbiel 5 window short bus

Greetings,

I have just found this forum and glad i did. I have just bought a 2000 Ford E350 based Corbiel short bus (single rear wheel) powered by the 7.3 powerstroke diesel. However, unlike...
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