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Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-30-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,640
Posted By Griff
Re: Cutting the roof & skinning the sides

You will find a lot of information on a well done roof raise in "The Millicent Chronicles" here:

https://www.skoolie.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1709&start=645
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-28-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By Griff
Re: Canadian Travel Vehicle Information

Then you might get a kick out of watching this (https://www.hulu.com/watch/134111/dangerous-drives-austrailian-road-trains#s-p1-so-i0)...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-26-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,544
Posted By Griff
Re: fitting for city water?

Here (https://www.pexsupply.com/Cash-Acme-U2008-1-2-Sharkbite-Check-Valve-5547000-p) is one place you can find them...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-25-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,130
Posted By Griff
Re: this is how I lock my door on the bus

I drilled a hole through the handle and latch, and put a small bolt with a wing nut (not visible underneath the latch in this view) on it for an inside front door lock:...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-24-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By Griff
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas (or whatever your preference) to all, and if you have no preferences, just have a great day tomorry! :lol:
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-24-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,209
Posted By Griff
Re: Skoolie Advice

My $.02: In considering having the guy in PA do the job: think about what kind of warranty you will have, and if you'll have to take it back to him to have any warranty work done.

Not picking any...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 11-18-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,036
Posted By Griff
Re: For sale in Saskatchewan - 1962 Western Flyer

:D Yeah, Stuff, that's the one! Thanks for posting it (I seem to have trouble when trying to post pics).
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 11-18-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,036
Posted By Griff
Re: For sale in Saskatchewan - 1962 Western Flyer

In addition to the appearance of radiator grilling on the front, the bottom left image on the site shows the dog house between the front seats.
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 11-07-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,654
Posted By Griff
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-01-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By Griff
Re: Difference?

True: TWE has T20 Torx truss-head screws holding every interior panel. Plan on purchasing a few extra T20 torx bits if you're gonna go with a Thomas. I busted a few bits trying to loosen 'em, but it...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-26-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By Griff
Re: need to make a cheep awning

Check around your area for companies that make/sell tarps for semi-trailers, many times they will have fair-sized shards, remnants & rejects they'll sell ya cheap. Extremely durable (albeit heavy)...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-12-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,751
Posted By Griff
Re: Tail lights,running lights not working

I'm guessing that whatever the problem is CAUSED the breaker to melt...until you find the cause you'll probably just burn up another breaker. Just my $.02...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 10-12-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 28,480
Posted By Griff
Re: More random pictures from the nets

I don't know, but I'm guessin' from the chain link dead-ahead that even when the light changes, yer not goin' far! :lol:
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 10-11-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 98,069
Posted By Griff
Re: Diesel Dan's Skoolie

Looks great from where I'm sittin' too, DD! 8) (Prison buses are beige in my current locality, so no comparison there...)
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 10-11-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 380,364
Posted By Griff
Re: The Millicent Chronicles; two foot roof raise, big tailg

Ditto the others, Elliot: Thanks for all you've contributed! :D

Many, including myself, have been inspired by The Millicent Chronicles (and your kinetic sculptures, among other things). It's...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 09-20-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,034
Posted By Griff
Re: CHANGED AGAIN! THIS WILL BE IT!!

The screens look really nice, that's how I have been planning to do mine. I'm happy to see that it'll work. Dinette & seating are looking good too!

BTW: It's a giant water bug...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-21-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 18,989
Posted By Griff
Re: Bussin' It - the Conversion

I couldn't cut a straight line either until I picked up one of these...
Forum: GM | Chevrolet Drivetrain 07-25-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,534
Posted By Griff
Re: 366 Timing Off

Have you checked for spark on all plugs? Your "replaced" list doesn't include ignition wires or spark plugs, have you changed them? If you pulled the distributor to perform any of your tasks, make...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 07-20-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By Griff
Re: Help?!

I'd be having a look at your starter/starter bendix, sounds to me like your starter is not staying engaged or is otherwise slipping after a few rotations (when the starter is getting hot).

When I...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-13-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By Griff
Re: How facts backfire

The Illuminati are playing both sides against the middle.

(Smitty, ya owe me a keyboard & monitor! I snorked my coffee out my nose when I saw yer post! :lol: :lol: :lol: )
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-11-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,970
Posted By Griff
Re: The White Elephant

Thanks, Elliot, I won't need to remove the chair rails completely for this.

If I do attempt this project, there will be a set of components mounted between each wall rib. Each component 'set' must...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-10-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,970
Posted By Griff
Re: The White Elephant

Many thanks for the feedback, Bus-Ted & Smitty!

I had similar feelings, but wanted to get a general consensus anyway. (Don't wanna wind up on a Darwin Award (https://www.darwinawards.com/) list,...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-09-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,970
Posted By Griff
Re: The White Elephant

How much of a factor are the chair rails in regard to structural support of the body of a bus (in this case TWE's Thomas body)?

I have an idea I'd like to incorporate in TWE, but it will require...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-05-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By Griff
Re: Happy 4th everyone!

HEAR! HEAR! Well said, Smitty! The truth is out there for those who would seek to find it.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-04-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,890
Posted By Griff
Re: Camp Never Rest Mafia Wagon! 1979 bluebird

I like 'em both, but like black betty 1.jpg best (sitting on the car), but I think the camp never rest logo takes away from both schemes...maybe put that on the hood, eyebrow, back, or top rear...
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