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Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 08-06-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Michelle1956
Help! 2002 Am-Tran with Int'l C215 7.6L DT466

Okay, I'm at a loss here. I bought my 2002 front engine AmTran back in October 2019, drove her 300 miles home, and have been working on her interior on and off ever since. I've driven her about a...
Forum: Skoolie Owners Registry 08-06-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Michelle1956
Periwinkle the Bus :: 2002 AmTram International 7.6 Liter DT466

Periwinkle the Bus :: 2002 AmTram International 7.6 Liter DT466 (2021-08-06 17:54:59)
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 08-06-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By Michelle1956
2002 Am-Tran with Int'l C215 7.6L DT466

Okay, I'm at a loss here. I bought my 2002 front engine AmTran back in October 2019, drove her 300 miles home, and have been working on her interior on and off ever since. I've driven her about a...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 05-16-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By Michelle1956
Hi, everybody - As far as progress goes, I...

Hi, everybody -

As far as progress goes, I know it's been a while but that's about to change.

Here are a few photos of Periwinkle the Bus. (Hopefully the link will work.)

Periwinkle the...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 05-05-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By Michelle1956
My neighbor's son-in-law came over to check...

My neighbor's son-in-law came over to check Periwinkle out yesterday. He's a school bus mechanic and he said the engine is an AmTran International because it is blue in color.

According to him,...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 08-21-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,008
Posted By Michelle1956
I'm working on my 28' AmTran pretty much all by...

I'm working on my 28' AmTran pretty much all by myself because of COVID-19.
Here's a link to a few photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/HuZQmgsKMXz5J28s8
Also, I started a new discussion:...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 08-21-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By Michelle1956
https://photos.app.goo.gl/BGSzNxsqzv7YnVFe7 Hi...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/BGSzNxsqzv7YnVFe7
Hi -
1956 is my birth year as well.
Periwinkle will be white from just under the windows and up to the roof. I'm hoping to do some taping over the...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 08-21-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By Michelle1956
... now if only we could all meet in person ...

... now if only we could all meet in person ...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 08-21-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By Michelle1956
Stephanie - Do you have any photos of your bus...

Stephanie -
Do you have any photos of your bus posted?

~ Michelle
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 08-11-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By Michelle1956
Perri's registration and title says 26,100 lbs....

Perri's registration and title says 26,100 lbs. or 13 tons & change. No matter how I build her out, I don't think I'll add another 14,000 lbs. Yikes!!
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 08-11-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By Michelle1956
I drove Periwinkle home - 330 miles from Virginia...

I drove Periwinkle home - 330 miles from Virginia to mid-state New York- and definitely thought she cruised along quite comfortably. She does have a governor on her so I didn't go over 55 mph. The...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 08-03-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By Michelle1956
The roof will be coated with Henry's Tropicool...

The roof will be coated with Henry's Tropicool so, yes, it will be white. That was actually supposed to be done last week but the guy who was doing it for me got a job 100 miles away. Nice for him...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-28-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
She runs beautifully. 😁 I started a new...

She runs beautifully. 😁

I started a new thread here: https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f6/periwinkle-the-bus-32255-new-post.html

~Michelle
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 07-28-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By Michelle1956
Hi, Brad - So the engine you mentioned are...

Hi, Brad -

So the engine you mentioned are the most common in the 2002 Am Tran? Interesting. I'm wondering why my mechanic friend told me that?

Gotta say it though - whatever engine is...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-27-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
Is that bad or good and how can I find out what...

Is that bad or good and how can I find out what she is for sure??

I can tell you she drove beautifully the 310 miles from Maryland to upstate New York... and continues to do so. Engine runs smooth...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-27-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
She will be periwinkle from the bottom of the...

She will be periwinkle from the bottom of the windows and down ... and white from the bottom of the windows and up to the roof.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-26-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
I'm going to take a photo or two of the engine. ...

I'm going to take a photo or two of the engine.

My mechanic friend was inside and under the bus looking at it but there's no way I'm sliding underneath the bus. LOL

I just took a few photos...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-26-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
Interesting... my mechanic friend here at home...

Interesting... my mechanic friend here at home told me it was the series 60 Detroit when he came over to my house after I drove it home.

How can I find out for sure what it is? Ugh.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-26-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
Strange ... it looks like the photos are there. ...

Strange ... it looks like the photos are there.

How about now?
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-25-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
It came exactly as pictured, except for the tiny...

It came exactly as pictured, except for the tiny bit of periwinkle spray paint on the front - I did that. 😁
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 07-25-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,065
Posted By Michelle1956
Periwinkle the Bus

Say hello to Periwinkle the Bus!*

Perri is a 2002 Am Tran diesel, 28' with front and rear A/C & heat.* Series 60 Detroit engine with an Allison transmission. Speedo just turned over 89k miles on...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-25-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
Periwinkle the Bus

Say hello to Periwinkle the Bus!

Perri is a 2002 Am Tran diesel, 28' with front and rear A/C & heat. Series 60 Detroit engine with an Allison transmission. Speedo just turned over 89k miles on my...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-25-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
*https://photos.app.goo.gl/1ZLvdx1GC9pXMDnb7 ...

*https://photos.app.goo.gl/1ZLvdx1GC9pXMDnb7

Say hello to Periwinkle the Bus!

Perri is a 2002 Am Tran diesel, 28' with front and rear A/C & heat.* Series 60 Detroit engine with an Allison...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 09-28-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
Cool. Our buses have a lot in common. <hint hint>...

Cool. Our buses have a lot in common. <hint hint> I should
be ready for the big reveal on Wednesday....
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 09-28-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,298
Posted By Michelle1956
Looks like I'll be taking a bus to MD on...

Looks like I'll be taking a bus to MD on Wednesday to pick up my bus. LOL

I'll start a new thread when I'm finally back home.

I have a bus name and paint color all picked out ...
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