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Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 04-22-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By fishphart
10Kw generator for sale

I have a 10Kw generator for sale. Currently set up to run on propane or natural gas. Could easily be converted to gasoline.
No longer needed as we purchased a 25Kw diesel rig.
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 04-22-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,353
Posted By fishphart
TELMA unit for sale

Telma unit and harness for sale in St.Louis. I will be travelling to California and north to Portland in May.
I could deliver this fine unit on the way... This TELMA unit can handle any bus you...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 01-26-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,295
Posted By fishphart
TELMA unit

I have a TELMA unit for sale. This is a larger unit ( C-8770 12Volt) and is suitable for even the largest buses.
I spoke with the TELMA folks in Chicago and replacement cost is over $11K. I...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 01-06-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,248
Posted By fishphart
SOLD----1987 International new engine

SOLD----------1987 International bus for sale. Thank you for everyone's interest...fish
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 10-23-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,149
Posted By fishphart
Happy New Year

Happy New Year to one and all ! ! !
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-17-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,465
Posted By fishphart
Re: Removing rub rails?? are they needed??

NO "rub-rails" on prison buses. They dont want anyone climbing on or off these vehicles except thru the front door.
Nice smooth sides make it more difficult to ..."Improvise".... an unannounce...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 10-05-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,284
Posted By fishphart
Re: Diesel Fuel Stabilizer

The BEST stuff on the market and the darling of OTR Owner/Operators and CRUISE ships is PRI-D. https://www.priproducts.com.
It eliminates smoking totally which is why the cruise ships love it. But...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 10-05-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,923
Posted By fishphart
Re: Bypass airdryer on air brakes?

I'm the Owner/ Operator of a 1999 Freightliner with 700K OTR miles on it.
DO NOT, Under ANY circumstances remove the air dryer from an air Brake system. :shock:
If your is inoperable or...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 10-05-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,772
Posted By fishphart
Slicing and Dicing your skoolie

Does anyone have any experience removing a section from a 71 passenger bus??? :shock:

I have a 71 passenger skoolie for sale....Darn, I did it again. Sorry honey..... :lol:

I'm also...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 09-24-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,541
Posted By fishphart
posting pictures

I recently obtained a digital camera. I'd like to post some pictures of my bus to skoolie.net.
My picture program is a generic PICASA 3.8 program. Anyone have an idea to how do this???
Any...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-21-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,630
Posted By fishphart
Re: so slow s1800 9 liter

Man do you have that right!!!! Totally skipped my mind. I swapped out the "metric" style tires on my Freightliner for the traditional AMERICAN 11R22.5 size and increased my speed and increased the...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 09-21-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 36,367
Posted By fishphart
Re: Whose getting 10+ mpg and what engine is it?

[quote="newtoskool"]Bob are you located anywhere near southern WI or Northern IL by any chance? I could use some wit and you sound like the man[/quote

"home" is small town near St.Louis, MO.
...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 09-19-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 36,367
Posted By fishphart
Re: Whose getting 10+ mpg and what engine is it?

The Cummins 8.3 6CTA, ISC, ISL are large engines around 1900+/- pounds plus a transmission to handle that kind of horsepower is needed. THATS some serious weight.
Everything about a schoolbus is...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 09-19-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 36,367
Posted By fishphart
Re: Whose getting 10+ mpg and what engine is it?

For heavens sake. Put it in the for sale section and shut up about it on EVERY FREAKIN' POST! I'm tired of seeing it and you just got listed as a Foe.[/quote]

Sorry about that Missy.
I didnt...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 09-19-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,820
Posted By fishphart
Re: skoolie for sale

I'm not very computer savvy..."PM"...personal message... where would I find it???
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 09-19-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,550
Posted By fishphart
Re: 6.9L International Diesel rebuild

Just bought a new digital camera. Should have pics up and running shortly. Anyone with some advice on using a Delkin Compact Flashcard reading device to Windows XP would be appreciated. Fishphart =...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-19-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 31,765
Posted By fishphart
Re: Dog Nose vs. front engine vs. rear engine?

That happened here in Missouri last spring. School Field trip to Six Flags.
The vehicle in between WAS a small pickup....
The small pickup driver was DOA. They had to cut his remains loose from...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 09-19-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,881
Posted By fishphart
Re: skoolie for sale

A hair bit less than 10mpg on the flats. Just bought a digital camera. Will have to get my sisters kid to show me how it works :) :) :)

Very close to mint bumper to bumper w/ new engine etc. ...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-16-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,630
Posted By fishphart
Re: so slow s1800 9 liter

it all depends on how WELL the vehicle was maintined for those 185K miles. A simple compression check will tell you alot.
it may have enough compression to start and run but be blowing most of your...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-16-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,465
Posted By fishphart
Re: Removing rub rails?? are they needed??

YES, they are not rubrails...this is NOT a boat. they are actually Stiffeners and help keep the sides from buckling.
Remove at your peril. especially if any weight on the roof or bouncing down...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-16-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 31,765
Posted By fishphart
Re: Dog Nose vs. front engine vs. rear engine?

The front engine is the easiest to work on. Rear engine vehicles are fine as long as you have a forklift to move it in or out for major repairs or have a midget contorsionist available 24/7 to work...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 09-16-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 36,367
Posted By fishphart
Re: Whose getting 10+ mpg and what engine is it?

I'm a commercial driver (Owner/operator) of a 1999 Freightliner. My first engine, a Cummins ISC is just now being retired after 700K miles. I expect to get even more from my new Cummins ISL.

Due...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 09-16-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,461
Posted By fishphart
Re: Proper antifreeze for a 1998 IH t444e

Dear skinny: Read my post below for a complete guide to Diesel coolant and its importance.
Unless of course you have $7k or $9K laying around for a new engine???
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 09-16-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,461
Posted By fishphart
Re: Proper antifreeze for a 1998 IH t444e

Man, you are dangerous.... :shock:

Green stuff may be just that for your Civic or Chevy, but for a diesel, coolant is serious business.
Read my post before doing yourself and others...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 09-16-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,461
Posted By fishphart
Re: Proper antifreeze for a 1998 IH t444e

The MOST IMPORTANT thing to remember is the SCA / DCA level. SCA (Supplimental Coolant Additive) or
DCA (Diesel Coolant Additive). This is the additive that keeps your cylinder walls from...
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