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Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-30-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By Honeydipped
The rust reformer is pretty good stuff....

The rust reformer is pretty good stuff. Unfortunately, that price is about how much it really is for that product. I decided to pull the trigger on it because of this study:...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 01-30-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By Honeydipped
Metal structure near rear engine compartment.

Hey folks, It has been too cold to work outside under the bus lately so Iím ripping up the inside. After taking the side panels off I stumbled across this metal structure near the rear engine...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 12-23-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Honeydipped
I also suggest spa flex tubing. It is relatively...

I also suggest spa flex tubing. It is relatively smooth inside to not trap gunk, but it can be a little rigid (increasing with tube diameter); however, slight heating can help make bending a little...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 12-04-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 686,684
Posted By Honeydipped
Alpine school district in Utah has a few rear...

Alpine school district in Utah has a few rear engine pushers for sale on public surplus. A handful of Cummins ISC and some Cats with MD3060s. Some with higher milage and a few with decent milage.
...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 12-03-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Honeydipped
https://www.centralstatesbus.com/manuals/ ...

https://www.centralstatesbus.com/manuals/

That website has a bunch of service manuals for BB buses. Itís what Iíve been using, but if that doesnít work you could also contact a dealer for service...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-02-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,181
Posted By Honeydipped
Now that is a cool tip, if Iíve ever heard one....

Now that is a cool tip, if Iíve ever heard one. Iím definitely going to try that!
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-02-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Honeydipped
I do like the idea of purging air out of the...

I do like the idea of purging air out of the transmission oil loop. That’s one thing I was worried about for when I install this. Thanks everyone for the feedback!
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 12-01-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Honeydipped
I honestly thought it was weird too. I'm not sure...

I honestly thought it was weird too. I'm not sure why they went that route instead of typical hydraulic fluid. I'm sure the engineers decided for a reason though. I have this tag on my hydraulic...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-01-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Honeydipped
After talking with a Rocore rep the ports circled...

After talking with a Rocore rep the ports circled in blue are for draining or de-aeration. He said:
“The (2) small ports on the “return” end of the cooler can be used to either drain coolant, or...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 12-01-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Honeydipped
Could you rig up a vacuum pump to get the bulk of...

Could you rig up a vacuum pump to get the bulk of the oil out to flush it? Not sure how it would work with a more viscous fluid. I have a A3RE as well and can confirm it takes 10w30 for the hydraulic...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 10-30-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Honeydipped
That does seem a bit low. I think the stock...

That does seem a bit low. I think the stock wastegate for those were like 17-19 psi. I’d start simple first and make sure all clamps and charged air couples were firmly sealed then pressurize the...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 10-30-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,227
Posted By Honeydipped
I wouldnít discredit your hearing too much, there...

I wouldnít discredit your hearing too much, there were a couple of big differences between our trips! I was on some moderate grades on I-80 and cruising at a much lower rpm (around 1800). AND I had...
Forum: Cummins Drivetrain 10-30-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,227
Posted By Honeydipped
I also have the rear engine 8.3. When it was bone...

I also have the rear engine 8.3. When it was bone stock on my trip home and I could hear it quite distinctly.

Cheese- what ppm zinc do you suggest for these engines? Would you suggest a break in...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 10-24-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Honeydipped
Hey USMC TANK just wanted to say I think you’re...

Hey USMC TANK just wanted to say I think you’re off too a great start. Enjoyed checking out your album and I especially loved the pic with your mom and her .44 mag. That’s hilarious. Keep up the good...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 10-12-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By Honeydipped
I researched exactly what I wanted for a while...

I researched exactly what I wanted for a while and then ended up pulling the trigger after a couple months of heavy searching. I used search tempest for eBay and craigslist as well as govdeals,...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 10-12-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,047
Posted By Honeydipped
Really like what you’ve done with the lights in...

Really like what you’ve done with the lights in the back! Just curious, how were your planning on filling in spots on the aluminum engine access door. I’ll have to cross that bridge eventually......
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-01-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By Honeydipped
I second this recommendation. I sent her an email...

I second this recommendation. I sent her an email and within the hour she contacted me, and shortly thereafter she had an agent in my state give me a quote for insurance. She was great and made it...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 09-29-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Honeydipped
Transmission oil cooler questions

Hey Folks!


So the last few weekends I've been crawling under my bus, getting to know it a little better, checking for potential problems, and remediating rust spots. I haven't touched my...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-26-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Honeydipped
I think it would work as long as your compressor...

I think it would work as long as your compressor has the required psi. The air scaler seems to like the air line regulated at 90 psi. A smaller tank just means your compressor will kick on more...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-26-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Honeydipped
Air needle scaler

Hey everyone, I just wanted to give a quick update and suggest to people my new favorite tool. I picked up a compact air needle scaler...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-24-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 564
Posted By Honeydipped
Hydraulic oil cooling fan problems.

Hey everyone, I was hoping some of you more knowledgeable folks could help me with an issue going on with my hydraulic oil cooling fan. Electrical stuff is definitely not my strong point, so I could...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 09-23-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By Honeydipped
From my understanding youíd want a fastening...

From my understanding youíd want a fastening rivet similar to the material your holding together. If itís steel use steel and if itís aluminum use aluminum otherwise youíd get some galvanic corrosion...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 09-22-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,996
Posted By Honeydipped
I got insurance before we (girlfriend and I)...

I got insurance before we (girlfriend and I) picked it up, then got in and drove it ~15 miles to the hotel we were staying at. While it was at the hotel I went and picked up a transit permit from...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-19-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Honeydipped
In some spots it is cracked and letting moisture...

In some spots it is cracked and letting moisture in behind the coating. While the coating may look fine on the exterior, underneath could be a bed of rust. My thinking is if it is an area that looks...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-19-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Honeydipped
Thanks Jack! Thatís definitely another option....

Thanks Jack! Thatís definitely another option. Just wait a bit for temps to get colder and work at it that way. One thing I read online is some people get a little brick of dry ice and wrap it in a...
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