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Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 03-26-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By KevinDarcy11
BEND, OR Advice

Helllllllo Skoolie Fam!

My wife and I took our bus all over the country and decided to give it a rest for a bit. She is currently at the Grand Canyon being used as an AirBnB.
With that said, we...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-17-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By KevinDarcy11
PNW Steve... Thanks so much, best piece of advice...

PNW Steve... Thanks so much, best piece of advice I have gotten. I'm definitely in over my head on this one, prob better to leave it to a professional :rofl:

Condolences to your cousins, that's...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-17-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Gonna try this again... NEED HELP WITH SOLAR

Hey Guys!

I need some serious help, wife is pis***! Lol. We have had our solar set up for a few months now and she is ready for power!! I have absolutely no idea what I am doing so I included a...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-17-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Need Help With Solar Setup, URGENT!

Hey Guys!

I need some serious help, wife is pis***! Lol. We have had our solar set up for a few months now and she is ready for power!! I have absolutely no idea what I am doing so I included a...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-16-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By KevinDarcy11
I sized MPPT to 40, 2 100w panels currently, did...

I sized MPPT to 40, 2 100w panels currently, did a 40 because plan on adding 2 more panels. Have 2 12v 100ah AGM's, power audit gave us 25.44 TOTAL daily AH. We don't need a lot hence why the system...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-16-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By KevinDarcy11
I sized MPPT to 40, 2 100w panels currently, did...

I sized MPPT to 40, 2 100w panels currently, did a 40 because plan on adding 2 more panels. Have 2 12v 100ah AGM's, power audit gave us 25.44 TOTAL daily AH. We don't need a lot hence why the system...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-16-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Solar n00b HELP!!!!

Hey Guys!

I need some serious help, wife is pis***! Lol. We have had our solar set up for a few months now and she is ready for power!! I have absolutely no idea what I am doing so I included a...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-14-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Greatttt.... are those hoses pricey to replace? ...

Greatttt.... are those hoses pricey to replace?

East coast, if you're talking about the tube under the bus by the oil pan, yes, it throws steam while the bus is running.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-13-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By KevinDarcy11
BURNING coolant smell

Hello all!

My wife and I have converted a 2002 IC T444E Allison 2000 tran that we drove from VT to MT with no issues... We took her for a weekend roadtrip and all of the sudden got a burning...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-20-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Hahah thanks Matt. Definitely not the place for...

Hahah thanks Matt. Definitely not the place for tanning in the winter but our riding is EPIC. Appreciate the sarcasm but I'm new to all of this and just trying to learn. Sounds like a shore...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-20-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Right on, thanks Glenn. Do you have any...

Right on, thanks Glenn. Do you have any recommendations for battery combiners? What differentiates a 'smart' combiner from a normal?
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-20-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Urrggggggg. I had one of the Harbor Freight 2000w...

Urrggggggg. I had one of the Harbor Freight 2000w Generators but returned it thinking that we would be with solar/alternator charging. Guess that's another thing to save up for hahaha, thanks for the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-18-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Man that's going to be tough... We decided to nix...

Man that's going to be tough... We decided to nix the electric burners and just run propane for cooking. Not a big deal. All we can really afford are the 100ah batteries. Money is definitely tight so...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-16-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Wow, thank you for all the help! We will be...

Wow, thank you for all the help! We will be running AGM. I have two on the way and will be adding two more. I have 2 solar panels and will be adding two more as well. Final setup before winter hits...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-16-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Glenn! Thanks for the reply. The fridge I'm going...

Glenn! Thanks for the reply. The fridge I'm going to run is the Mr Buddy 63 quart fridge and only draws .74 amps/hour. I'm thinking about nixing the induction burners and just working off propane....
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-15-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By KevinDarcy11
AH Battery help URGENT

Hey all!

Working on my solar (no clue what I'm doing lol) I have 2 100w mono panels from renogy and plan on adding 2 more. I am just about to buy 2 100ah sized batteries and also considering...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-07-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,296
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Thanks a lot, Travis. We really appreciate that...

Thanks a lot, Travis. We really appreciate that and will definitely take you up on the offer! You like beer? :biggrin:
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-06-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,296
Posted By KevinDarcy11
I think you hit the nail on the head here....

I think you hit the nail on the head here. Unhappy people are going to be just that.
We truly do love MT and really want to make it work. Hopefully we can find more viable spots around the Bozeman...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-05-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,296
Posted By KevinDarcy11
So to start, we absolutely love Whitefish. We...

So to start, we absolutely love Whitefish. We lived here several years in the past and it is near and dear to us and such a beautiful place. With that being said we were renting out here previously...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-05-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,296
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Nice, that's incredible!! I missed your first...

Nice, that's incredible!! I missed your first post about being in Bozeman. That sounds like a really great fit for accessibility!!! We are just so tired of having to hop around daily up here. Looks...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-05-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,296
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Need Camping Help In Montana!!!

Hey all!

My wife and I just recently moved back to MT and are so happy to be back home. We decided to convert a school bus into a tiny home and are currently in Wfish/Kalispell area. Problem is...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-07-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Right on! We are trying to figure out our final...

Right on! We are trying to figure out our final route so maybe you could give some advice. We left through East Glacier moving out to VT and I remember the roads being pretty tough in a 4Runner. We...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-06-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Thanks for the help, I think you guys hit the...

Thanks for the help, I think you guys hit the nail on the head. Hahaha it was crazy my wife and I were laying in here thinking we were going to fall through the floor :facepalm:

Johnbloem: We used...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-04-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By KevinDarcy11
Floor Sounds Like It's Caving In

Heyyy Everyone!

Wife and I are on the road... Just drove from VT to PA and the drive went pretty well. We are parked resting and all the sudden the bus is making these loud creaking and tapping...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 04-29-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,614
Posted By KevinDarcy11
We live in Burlington but are hitting the road to...

We live in Burlington but are hitting the road to MT in a week! We decided to just leave the wife's car at the in-laws. Going to sell it and get her a new one once we're out there.
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