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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 09-14-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,530
Posted By wanderingturtl
$50,000 skoolies?!

I keep seeing skoolies for sale for $25,000, $35,000, $40,000... Are they really selling for that much? Do people really have that much to spend on skoolies?
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 08-11-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By wanderingturtl
funky fuel sending unit ohms and voltage

I'm trying to diagnose a funky fuel sending unit situation. At first I thought it wasn't working at all, since the gauge was staying pegged full. After pulling the sending unit and doing an ohm...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 06-27-2021, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By wanderingturtl
Engine swap to different engine, vt365 for dt466 or dt466e

I have a 2005 IC bus with a vt365 and an allison 2500. The bus body and frame and interior are in great shape. The engine doesn't run.


I am considering trying to put a different engine, perhaps...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 06-27-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By wanderingturtl
I think I might have one. Located east of Austin,...

I think I might have one. Located east of Austin, Texas. Would you be interested?


It's from a 2005 International bus with a vt365. VIN 4drbuafn35b988890 . VIN decode says it's a PB105. Google...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 06-27-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By wanderingturtl
Ok, so I learned that boost pressure is monitored...

Ok, so I learned that boost pressure is monitored by the MAP sensor.
I replaced the MAP sensor and now it reads boost pressure. But the highest the engine load got up to was 91% under full throttle,...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 06-09-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By wanderingturtl
I just click Session and then Performance and...

I just click Session and then Performance and it's one of the parameters listed.



I just went to look again and possibly answered one of my own questions - boost pressure is listed. I'll be...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 06-09-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By wanderingturtl
When my laptop died coolant was 210F and oil was...

When my laptop died coolant was 210F and oil was 202F. I'll go on another run tomorrow morning and monitor it.
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 06-09-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By wanderingturtl
I was wondering if the turbo is working right....

I was wondering if the turbo is working right. It's not whistling as loud as I think it should. Is there a boost pressure sensor? Does the ECM control boost pressure?
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 06-09-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By wanderingturtl
"engine load 66%" while uphill full throttle?! t444e

ServiceMaxx says engine load 66% while going 45mph trying to accelerate, full throttle, slight uphill. Shouldn't it be 100% engine load or close? it also was not accelerating and felt low powered. I...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 05-26-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,372
Posted By wanderingturtl
The only thing I've heard about physical...

The only thing I've heard about physical difference is that apparently the MF DT have 4 valves per cylinder, whereas earlier models have 2. I also read that navistar produced the MF engines...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 05-26-2021, 01:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,372
Posted By wanderingturtl
DT466e and Maxxforce DT differences?

So I'm looking for more information about the difference between the DT466e, the DT466e with EGR I guess?, and the Maxxforce DT. I understand that the EGR can have problems, and that the Maxxforce DT...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 05-24-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,509
Posted By wanderingturtl
i would have to change the entire rear end to...

i would have to change the entire rear end to have a two speed rear. I thought an auxillary transmission might be cheaper.
I don't want to just regear the rear because i still want a low gear for...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 05-24-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,509
Posted By wanderingturtl
I'm considering the same thing - a divorced...

I'm considering the same thing - a divorced gearbox, two-speed, to lower crusing RPMs at highway speed. Has anyone done this?
What are some good models candidates for a auxiliary transmission /...
Forum: Skoolie Life 05-04-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By wanderingturtl
anyway, I made a website for the event now. Check...

anyway, I made a website for the event now. Check it out and lmk what you think!


www.skooliesout.com
Forum: Skoolie Life 04-29-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,369
Posted By wanderingturtl
If you come to Skoolies Out For Summer you'll see...

If you come to Skoolies Out For Summer you'll see dozens!
https://www.facebook.com/events/3999343863477861
Forum: Skoolie Life 04-29-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By wanderingturtl
I'm doing the same thing in central Texas! Howdy...

I'm doing the same thing in central Texas! Howdy partner!


What all kinds of events and stuff are you thinking about having?
Forum: Skoolie Life 04-29-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By wanderingturtl
Skoolies Out For Summer - Austin, TX gathering

"Skoolies Out For Summer" - June 11-13, 2021, Austin, Texas
Hosted by the Texas Music Ranch on the SE outskirts of Austin. Literally overnight, this event has gone from conceptual, to approved by...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 03-18-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By wanderingturtl
here's the data plate

here's the data plate
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 03-18-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By wanderingturtl
good idea, I'll do that now. thanks!

good idea, I'll do that now. thanks!
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 03-18-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By wanderingturtl
Thank you guys! Ok so it can be a tire size...

Thank you guys! Ok so it can be a tire size thing.. The ones I need are for the rear so no worries on tie rod. I'll just do a visual and make sure they won't hit anything. I was also wondering if it...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 03-18-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By wanderingturtl
Rim / Wheel Sizes; looking for rims

I need to find some rims. The bus has 22.5x7.50 stud pilot (budd) rims. Most of the rims I find are 22.5x8.25 or wider. Will these work? Also another bus I have says the rims are supposed to be...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 02-09-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By wanderingturtl
How often do PCM computers fail?

How often do PCM computers fail? I think I've found 2 bad ones out of 4 buses so far. We have been troubleshooting some buses that I bought on auction. One of them I confirmed had a bad computer, and...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 02-09-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By wanderingturtl
Primarily troubleshooting for now. Later, perhaps...

Primarily troubleshooting for now. Later, perhaps reprogramming PCMs, if possible.

I bought a Grandview and a Nexiq clone. So far I've only used the Grandview. I have some learning to do with the...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 02-04-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By wanderingturtl
Are the TPS on buses on the gas pedal anyway?

Are the TPS on buses on the gas pedal anyway?
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 02-04-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By wanderingturtl
manual rheostat instead of TPS for automatic transmission control?

I've got an idea regarding a computer controlled automatic transmission - a manual potentiometer


I have an Allison 2500 that I want to swap for the AT545 behind a carbed 454. There is no TPS on...
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