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Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 11-01-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,296
Posted By yellowxj
2020 Florida Skoolie Swarm Feb 3rd -10th

3rd annual Florida Skoolie Swarm. 40 buses and 20 other vehicles attended last year. Come hang out at the beautiful Doe Lake Campground in the Ocala National Forest. Not a show, just a gathering of...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 02-05-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,224
Posted By yellowxj
Checking into the field now. I'd like to...

Checking into the field now. I'd like to primitive there too
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 12-30-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,224
Posted By yellowxj
Sweet! Really looking forward to seeing everyone.

Sweet! Really looking forward to seeing everyone.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 11-15-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,077
Posted By yellowxj
Went together as planned. My slightly used 3000w...

Went together as planned. My slightly used 3000w inverter shows a fault once in a while and the fridge shuts off. I've got to figure out if its the fridge causing it or the inverter. Charging on the...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 11-15-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By yellowxj
Sweet little project! You can see some of our...

Sweet little project! You can see some of our trials and tribulations here and @ littlebluetraveler.27286
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 11-01-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,199
Posted By yellowxj
Lightbulb! Awesome. I know where I'm putting some...

Lightbulb! Awesome. I know where I'm putting some extra storage soon. I was just under their building my battery box and looking at the back of the steps thinking something should be done there.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 11-01-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,199
Posted By yellowxj
The passenger side I just finished for my...

The passenger side I just finished for my batteries, 33 in wide 25 in deep and 15 in tall. I've got metal trays to hold the batteries up that I just finished but I also have plywood the hold light...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-30-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,077
Posted By yellowxj
Got my battery trays tonight. Well almost done....

Got my battery trays tonight. Well almost done. Got to make the tie downs. And start wiring everything up tomorrow evening.2695626957
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-27-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,077
Posted By yellowxj
Got a lot of work done on my battery box today....

Got a lot of work done on my battery box today. Will easily fit for 6 volt. Had a grinder disc shatter lucky I had my face shield and gloves on. No injury. Once I buy my batteries I'll make racks for...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-24-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,077
Posted By yellowxj
Now my bus has a power window door so I had to...

Now my bus has a power window door so I had to figure out how to wire a power window. Found a great diagram online, salvaged some relays and a rear power window switch out of a Jeep Cherokee, and...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-15-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,077
Posted By yellowxj
Turns out a trip to the junkyard was super...

Turns out a trip to the junkyard was super productive. My friend Josh helped me score a 1989 12v or 110v fridge for $20, I found a newer drivers side door for $50, and Josh got nice bucket seats for...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 10-04-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,224
Posted By yellowxj
The campground charges $5 for day visitors.

The campground charges $5 for day visitors.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-04-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,077
Posted By yellowxj
Little Blue Traveler (or OTG)

Starting a new Thread about our little bus. It's been in the same configuration for a little bit and it's time for some upgrades. We recently bought a full size bus started work on it and then...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 10-04-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,224
Posted By yellowxj
2019 Florida Skoolie Swarm Feb 14th-18th

Second annual Florida Skoolie Swarm. February 14th - 18th.

Join together for a long weekend of skoolie socializing. This year we'll make camp at Sertoma Youth Ranch at 85 Myers Road, Brooksville...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 10-03-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
Never did get around to raising the roof period...

Never did get around to raising the roof period found a metal shop in town that would have been happy to bend all the metal we need. Even found other people that had done Thomas buses without issue....
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 10-03-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
Well....we sold it. After months of agonizing...

Well....we sold it. After months of agonizing about wanted to set it up, weeks of afterhours work, debating its size, etc. we decided that we'll just keep our little blue bus.

Good news is we'll...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-01-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
Abba! Supergroup from my grandfathers homeland!...

Abba! Supergroup from my grandfathers homeland! Followed by Ace of Base, and Steven-n-Seagulls. Love it!

Was figuring out metal quantities for my temp supports last night.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-27-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
Lol. Havent had time to work on it for a few...

Lol. Havent had time to work on it for a few weeks. Anniversary weekend this weekend. Taking little blue bus to the Panhandle for a weekend away. In the next couple weeks i think i'm going to get...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-14-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
So if I cut vertically through the body and...

So if I cut vertically through the body and window pillar, 10 in will be in the vertical body section and 10 in above the windowsill I will be 1 inch out of alignment. But then the slopes will...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-14-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
I appreciate you C. 20" is probably the...

I appreciate you C.

20" is probably the lift height. On my lower cut between the rub rails the 6% wont matter. I'm betting i can make the front cut above the windows work.

The flares will...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-14-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
This company Fab Lab Customs was recommended....

This company Fab Lab Customs was recommended. They've been doing parts for bus lifts. Sure seems like an easy way to go for u channel with the flares. Less fab work for me.2325423255
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-13-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
Cant believe the difference in planning a bus 2.5...

Cant believe the difference in planning a bus 2.5 times bigger than my short bus. Just agony. I really want to just lift it so I can visualize the space better but I might be moving the rear door....
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 05-29-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
Trying to see if my interior roof sheet metal is...

Trying to see if my interior roof sheet metal is sufficient thickness for skinning the sides after the roof raise. Seems Google can't find it for me. They would be ideal because they're the right...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 05-27-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
Looks like 1 1/8th? ID2262122622

Looks like 1 1/8th? ID2262122622
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 05-27-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,164
Posted By yellowxj
I got a fancy blanket from Harbor Freight to keep...

I got a fancy blanket from Harbor Freight to keep Sparks from hitting my windshield or Dash. Going to cut some of the supporting metal out of the roof on this rainy day.22616
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