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Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 01-06-2016, 07:19 PM
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Posted By m00py
The one place who said they'd take a look at it...

The one place who said they'd take a look at it happens to be one of those. I'm also looking for advice from anyone on here who's been through what I'm going through or has done pretty much what I'm...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 01-06-2016, 06:30 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Does anyone know what kind of shop I'm really...

Does anyone know what kind of shop I'm really supposed to call for the kind of work that needs to be done to my bus? Other than the two sections of ribs that needs replacing all that's needed to be...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-27-2015, 07:16 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Update: I'm going to bring in a professional...

Update: I'm going to bring in a professional fabricator to take a look at it and give me an estimate to replace only the severely damaged ribs and all of the sheet metal. It seems that surface rust...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-22-2015, 12:32 AM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Update on the bus: Potential fatality....

Update on the bus: Potential fatality. (https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f9/is-this-the-end-for-me-and-my-bus-12263.html)
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-17-2015, 11:10 AM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
I'm going with the composting toilet. Just a...

I'm going with the composting toilet. Just a simple bucket with a box around it and a lid on top. I need to make it stainless steel or something water proof though.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-16-2015, 06:28 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Nah it's not gonna be a standard toilet. That's...

Nah it's not gonna be a standard toilet. That's just a placeholder showing where the toilets going to be placed and positioned. I plan on elevating it a bit by building a box basically that goes...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-16-2015, 01:56 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Can't edit the above post. Some shots with the...

Can't edit the above post. Some shots with the bathroom installed (not exact, just a representation of the basic idea):

https://s9.postimg.org/6ncif960v/floor_plan_top.png
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Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-15-2015, 10:01 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
So not much irl progress with the bus but I spent...

So not much irl progress with the bus but I spent the last few days learning SketchUp and I drafted my floor plan. This is a rough draft despite it's near full conception due to the measurements...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 10-03-2015, 09:46 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Just an update for y'all: Not much has been...

Just an update for y'all: Not much has been happening due to all this rain we're getting from Joaquin. Our backyard is a pond. It's up to about 1 1/2'. This is the most persistent and brutal rain...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-29-2015, 07:02 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Hell yeah. Dude's leasing the spot to me for $80...

Hell yeah. Dude's leasing the spot to me for $80 a month. Feels good man.




I measured my interior today. To the frame I've 17 1/2' from behind the driver's seat, 16' from the stairs, and 7...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-29-2015, 10:38 AM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
I got the spot! I'll be moving the bus there...

I got the spot! I'll be moving the bus there later this afternoon.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-27-2015, 09:23 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
No the windows currently are curved but it...

No the windows currently are curved but it doesn't matter anymore. What I had planned isn't happening. I'm gonna leave them in as they are, the ones I want anyway.

Potentially just found a...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-27-2015, 12:34 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Roach's bus is a HUGE inspiration, in fact I just...

Roach's bus is a HUGE inspiration, in fact I just went through nearly every picture he had up last night. One major difference between our coaches however is that his walls are straight while mine...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-24-2015, 08:06 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
I'll be sure to do that and to check out your...

I'll be sure to do that and to check out your build thread. We had to go under the bus to removed the nuts from the underside of the bolts that held the seats down and there certainly is spray foam...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-24-2015, 05:49 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
I think the inside is something like 20' long, 8'...

I think the inside is something like 20' long, 8' wide, a little over 6' in height. I'll get exact measurements next time I'm there.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-24-2015, 05:19 PM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
There will always be idiots in the world. ...

There will always be idiots in the world. Anyway, progress:

https://s17.postimg.org/bgq0h4gtb/20150923_191543.jpg

https://s17.postimg.org/dccssa5nj/20150923_191610.jpg
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Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-23-2015, 11:12 AM
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Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Apparently it was making people go blind. Or...

Apparently it was making people go blind. Or something like that. I got a message from the admin of this site this morning:



I figured it was the nipples so I X'd them out. Pretty ridiculous...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-23-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Good to know. I've also got like a million rusty...

Good to know. I've also got like a million rusty stripped screws to remove before getting there. These 23 year old buses man.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-22-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
So I peeled off the back paneling and low and...

So I peeled off the back paneling and low and behold there is effing SPRAY FOAM already applied. I would be thrilled if it wasn't for the fact that I'm trying to run electrical **** through my bus...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-22-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Pulled up some of her floor covering last night...

Pulled up some of her floor covering last night to expose the water damaged subflooring underneath (just plywood/OSB) though I'm sure plenty of people would scoff at calling the thin rubber covering...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-21-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
Thanks! She's quite beautiful indeed. I got...

Thanks! She's quite beautiful indeed. I got super lucky with a deal like this. First thing I'm gonna do it strip her all the way down to the frame then get to work on flooring. Been watching...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-21-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,183
Posted By m00py
My new (used) shuttle bus! (SC)

Alright so I owe a friend $3000 for this baby. 1992 Ford E-350 shuttle bus from a church on craigslist. Specs as far as I know:

7.5 liter engine (unleaded)
113k miles
New shocks, brakes,...
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