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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-27-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 17,362
Posted By tylermay209
It's not nearly as shaky as the real thing. We...

It's not nearly as shaky as the real thing. We call them Freightshakers here :rofl:


I probably have lots of photos somewhere, if I start looking. There were a TON of them here in Alabama -...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-26-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 17,362
Posted By tylermay209
I've played around with it in BeamNG. Loads of...

I've played around with it in BeamNG. Loads of fun. Those Bluebird Freightliners are also fun to drive... plenty left in my district. I use them for the marching band because they're easy to run.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-26-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 64,146
Posted By tylermay209
Worried I may have the virus. Got a high fever, a...

Worried I may have the virus. Got a high fever, a hellish cough, and a massive headache. No trouble breathing yet, but I'm on high alert.
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 04-13-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By tylermay209
Curiously enough, my local district here in...

Curiously enough, my local district here in Alabama also has the black stripe down our buses. I've always found it convenient for finding the buses in a parking lot at a marching competition. :rofl:
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-06-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By tylermay209
Oh jeez - I didn't even think about that. First...

Oh jeez - I didn't even think about that. First diesel I've had. I'll have to run up to NAPA tomorrow and grab a few. Thanks for pointing that out!
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-06-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By tylermay209
Would you mind checking this and seeing if it is...

Would you mind checking this and seeing if it is there, or sending me a photo of what that would look lie? Here is a photo I took of the engine after I changed out the governor - hopefully it is good...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-06-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By tylermay209
I love that! Sister buses! Was out trying...

I love that! Sister buses!


Was out trying to get Beulah moving again today... I'm starting to really feel some fear. I've got oil leaking out of the air tank, dryer, and compressor, and no way...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-04-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By tylermay209
I crawled around like a hostage looking for...

I crawled around like a hostage looking for holes, tears , or leaks, and didn't find anything. Figured the best place to start would be replacing the governor, as that's an easy (and cheap) fix....
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-03-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By tylermay209
Definitely was thinking about this today while I...

Definitely was thinking about this today while I was driving about town. Small changes to the design are to be expected, eh? :whistling:
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-03-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By tylermay209
Hey everyone - currently at a loss with a brake...

Hey everyone - currently at a loss with a brake issue.


My rig is out on the side of a county road right now. As I was chugging along, my air pressure buzzer came on. I pulled off into some...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-02-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 64,146
Posted By tylermay209
No lock down in Alabama yet. Governor is still...

No lock down in Alabama yet. Governor is still refusing to do such. We'll see how we keep doing with our 32 deaths and over 1,100 cases, with both multiplying daily.
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 03-27-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By tylermay209
The light is the monitor for the exterior warning...

The light is the monitor for the exterior warning lights used for picking up students. It's most likely an issue in the wiring. Next time it happens, try to use your mirrors or step out of the bus to...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 03-26-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 64,146
Posted By tylermay209
Things have been no different here in rural...

Things have been no different here in rural Alabama, for the most part. Schools let out (more work for me - online lesson planning) and people are wearing masks at the grocery stores, but I've not...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 03-20-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By tylermay209
Stripped Screws on T Handle

Hi all,

I was trying to remove the exterior door release mechanism from my bus today to replace it, but the screws are very rusted and stripped to hell from what's either an underpaid mechanic or...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 03-11-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By tylermay209
Welcome, Jenny! I too am starting my journey...

Welcome, Jenny!

I too am starting my journey with a skoolie. I'm one step ahead, though - I just bought my school bus.

Facebook marketplace was where I got mine, and it was a pretty good...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 03-11-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,608
Posted By tylermay209
Just got off the phone with them. Very easy to...

Just got off the phone with them. Very easy to work with! I'm actually planning on switching my truck's insurance over to them as well, so here's hoping that I'll get a break on my insurance from...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 03-11-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By tylermay209
Hey Miken! I live in an apartment complex...

Hey Miken!

I live in an apartment complex with a small alleyway for parking, so keeping it at home isn't an option for me. The best plan is to search for some friends with land - my bus is...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-10-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By tylermay209
Hey CC-Rider! I, too, know almost nothing...

Hey CC-Rider!

I, too, know almost nothing about the process. I've already purchased my bus, but I'm holding off until the summer to start the real work so I can take the time the learn as much...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 03-10-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By tylermay209
First things first, here are what I plan on...

First things first, here are what I plan on getting accomplished by the end of the month. I stay very busy during the school year, so the bulk of my work is going to be done over breaks.

1. Get a...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 03-10-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By tylermay209
Beulah's Second Life

Hello everyone! I'm just starting to draft up plans for my bus, so I decided now would be the best time to start a thread in order to document my full experience.

I picked up my bus in February,...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 02-01-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,167
Posted By tylermay209
Hey there! I'm embarking on this journey...

Hey there!

I'm embarking on this journey about the same time you are - maybe we'll follow the same learning curve!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 02-01-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By tylermay209
I took a look in the compartment - only the...

I took a look in the compartment - only the battery that started the power really needed replaced, but all three were showing their age. Once the dealer told me they'd knock the totaly battery price...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 02-01-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,358
Posted By tylermay209
I've noticed if you can pick out the state...

I've noticed if you can pick out the state specifications, then you can get a pretty decent bus. The Florida buses they have (with the dual stop arms, yellow wheels, and striped bumpers) are...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 02-01-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,358
Posted By tylermay209
BGA is a popular used school bus dealership in...

BGA is a popular used school bus dealership in Florida. Their buses can be pricey, but are generally in great condition.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 02-01-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By tylermay209
Some specifications on my bus: 1989...

Some specifications on my bus:

1989 Carpenter S/1753 International
International IDI 7.3L Diesel
Allison AT545 automatic transmission
66 passenger
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