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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-06-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 660
Posted By BFlinn181
I've seen a number of ultrasonic repellers in...

I've seen a number of ultrasonic repellers in Youtube videos. Except for the videos posted by the seller of these devices, they generally result in failure to repell rodents. I suggest you watch some...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 12-28-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By BFlinn181
Since this issue didn't show until you changed...

Since this issue didn't show until you changed the fuel filter(s), pretty sure you've just lost prime and have air in the line between the filter and the high-pressure pump. The fact that your fast...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 12-20-2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By BFlinn181
The OP said, "Hello. I'm trying to make my top...

The OP said, "Hello. I'm trying to make my top flashing school bus lights stay solid for ohv /fog aux lights. I replaced the top front amd back ( with clear Led.



I wouldn't use bright white...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 12-12-2021, 01:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,367
Posted By BFlinn181
This is a pretty good explanation of RV...

This is a pretty good explanation of RV electrical systems. https://www.rv-dreams.com/rv-electrical.html
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 11-24-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By BFlinn181
In most states, the red and amber lights on top...

In most states, the red and amber lights on top front and rear must be disabled. Paint them over, remove the bulbs/wiring, etc.Those lights are only legal for SCHOOL buses, you can't repurpose them...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 11-20-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,944
Posted By BFlinn181
The OP asked about propane heaters and the thread...

The OP asked about propane heaters and the thread quickly tilted to diesel heaters. While I like the small diesel heaters that just sip fuel, propane can work effectively IF you vent the combustion...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-20-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,257
Posted By BFlinn181
As a few have mentioned, leveling jacks can cause...

As a few have mentioned, leveling jacks can cause the frame to twist. Many RV owners have cracked windshields by using jacks incorrectly. I personally wouldn't depend on an 'auto-leveling system, I...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-18-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By BFlinn181
PB Blaster is a much better penetrating fluid...

PB Blaster is a much better penetrating fluid than WD-40. An access panel to service the fuel gauge or in-tank fuel pump would be over the fuel tank.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-17-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By BFlinn181
LittleLaoril, you'll be able to test the urban...

LittleLaoril, you'll be able to test the urban legend that red vehicles get stopped more often than other colors. :whistling:

If you haven't solved the fuel gauge problem, NOW would be the time to...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 11-04-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,250
Posted By BFlinn181
School buses are the most regulated vehicles and...

School buses are the most regulated vehicles and have the fewest fatalities in our nation. They are inspected often and must be kept in a safe condition. They seldom carry full capacity loads and...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 10-30-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By BFlinn181
How many bodies (human & animal) living in the...

How many bodies (human & animal) living in the bus? That can determine how much moisture is going into the air. A dehumidifier might be in your future. Spray foam on bare metal should create a...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 10-30-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By BFlinn181
A priority, if driving in areas of low clearances...

A priority, if driving in areas of low clearances (and bridge weight limits) would be to measure the dimensions and weight of your vehicle. A flat parking lot, a tape measure, and a ladder are your...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-30-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By BFlinn181
There are so many different ways to wire a bus, I...

There are so many different ways to wire a bus, I wouldn't dare give a definitive answer to the O.P.'s question. I suggest doing some investigating and exploring what you have. A multimeter would be...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 10-15-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,464
Posted By BFlinn181
One of the biggest issues in ANY RV is water...

One of the biggest issues in ANY RV is water condensation. Breathing, cooking, showering can all cause any cooler surface to collect water condensation. Burning LP should always be vented to prevent...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 10-04-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 899
Posted By BFlinn181
I hope you have auxiliary brakes on your toad....

I hope you have auxiliary brakes on your toad. You don't need a 2-3000 lb car pushing you down ANY hill. I-90 and I-80 use the same route from Chicago to almost Cleveland. From Illinois through...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 09-01-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,558
Posted By BFlinn181
An absorption refrigerator needs heat to operate....

An absorption refrigerator needs heat to operate. That heat can be supplied by an LP flame, 120v AC heating element, or a 12v DC heating element. The 12v DC element is so power-hungry that most...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 08-18-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,695
Posted By BFlinn181
I agree with John's suggestion...

I agree with John's suggestion above.:thumb::thumb: A school bus goes from empty to full of kids each trip. The tire pressures listed on the sticker is for the maximum load, not empty. In a rebuilt...
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