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Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 11-16-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By WilboVIBC
This ended up being a back lift door interlock...

This ended up being a back lift door interlock that is overly sensitive to door latch position. I double-check it before starting the buss each time. Haven't had an issue since I noticed the...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-16-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,812
Posted By WilboVIBC
Reducing the thermal bridging isn't overkill. 5%...

Reducing the thermal bridging isn't overkill. 5% of the area can account for 50% of your heat loss if it's a highly conductive bridge.

I used a detail that I was pretty keen on.

The main...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-06-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By WilboVIBC
Great model. Let's hear plans for the conversion!

Great model. Let's hear plans for the conversion!
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-02-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By WilboVIBC
1. Regarding the solar panel... I have a little...

1. Regarding the solar panel... I have a little panel on my sail boat that I use to just top it up. Thought I'd being it as a back up. Might not be worth it.

2. I'm struggling to find a good DC to...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-02-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By WilboVIBC
Need help reviewing simple electrical system

Hi,

I'm sure people do this all the time, so thanks for the patience.

I've been researching electrical systems, and I'm trying to figure out how to do something on the cheap and simplify...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-01-2021, 02:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,394
Posted By WilboVIBC
Regarding your design, are you happy with the...

Regarding your design, are you happy with the eating spaces, and the social spaces? What I notice is the lack of facing seats, or the possibility for a group of 4 to sit together for a meal or chat....
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 05-27-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,394
Posted By WilboVIBC
Just going back to your layout, is your desire...

Just going back to your layout, is your desire for feedback more technically oriented... Or are you looking at feedback on the more human performance side of things... Space planning and function?
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 05-26-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,394
Posted By WilboVIBC
Congrats! Fine looking bus. In terms of layout,...

Congrats! Fine looking bus. In terms of layout, it's good to set it the functional criteria first. What activities does it need to perform? Work, food prep, eating, relaxing, social spaces, private...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 05-20-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By WilboVIBC
Where did you pick up the bus? We are in...

Where did you pick up the bus?

We are in Victoria and converting for a ski bus for my family of 5... among other ocean / mountain adventures up and down North America.

A friends bus has a...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 05-11-2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By WilboVIBC
Its on its way to nice spherical shape. ...

Its on its way to nice spherical shape.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96yhdnhPxAw&ab_channel=Engineeringandarchitecture
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 05-05-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By WilboVIBC
Thanks for responding. I've taken my 20 hr...

Thanks for responding. I've taken my 20 hr airbrakes course... and I still screwed up the terminology. Gosh!

I've had a whole host of other electrical issues, so I think there might be some...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 05-05-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By WilboVIBC
I just wanted to update this thread... I think my...

I just wanted to update this thread... I think my issues stem from not understand the parking brake interlock system. The front door set to open my prevent the parking brake from working. I'm going...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-19-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By WilboVIBC
Social area were the number 1 consideration for...

Social area were the number 1 consideration for my space... So the distinct lack of social area is what stands out to me.
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 04-18-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By WilboVIBC
Parking brake intermittently doesn't release

I'm in a 2007 IC FE bus and my service brake is intermittently refusing to release. Yesterday I drove it all day, applying and releasing it... And when I went to release it to move it to our camping...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 03-15-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,713
Posted By WilboVIBC
I'm having a similar issue with my 2007 DT466E....

I'm having a similar issue with my 2007 DT466E. It won't shut down until I pull the right fuse (it actually still won't shut down, but will shut down when I insert it again). The fuse is labelled...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-26-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,201
Posted By WilboVIBC
Impressive progress. I like the work you did on...

Impressive progress. I like the work you did on the dash. Looking forward to seeing more finish details.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-20-2021, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,292
Posted By WilboVIBC
We just bought a 31' from AAAbussales in AR. We...

We just bought a 31' from AAAbussales in AR. We got a 2007 IC FE300 and drove it back to Victoria BC. There is an AmTrans 30' that we wanted, but we weren't able to import it to Canada due to the...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-12-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By WilboVIBC
Actually... I think I recognize this bus. Is it...

Actually... I think I recognize this bus. Is it from NW bus sales?

https://youtu.be/KnujRHM3KMs

Edit: just noticing the video is from 2008, just the same bus.... So nevermind. Nice find.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 01-12-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By WilboVIBC
This is a gem. We picked one up that is very...

This is a gem. We picked one up that is very similar, just a touch longer. Where did you get it?

Whats the plan for storing the bikes? We have a family of 5 and I'm debating how to store the bikes
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 12-31-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By WilboVIBC
Exclamation Left Dash Cluster Lights Stay On

I've just imported my bus from the US to Canada and need to get the final inspections for the Registry of Imported vehicles, as well as the provincial safety inspection.

It's a 2007 IC FE300.
...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-31-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,770
Posted By WilboVIBC
My family had a holiday cabin in Rico along the...

My family had a holiday cabin in Rico along the Galloping Goose line. This is 18 miles south of Telluride.

Old photo I found yesterday of me in the 90s next to a closed restaurant... This is circa...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-31-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,770
Posted By WilboVIBC
I grew up in North West New Mexico, my family had...

I grew up in North West New Mexico, my family had a vacation cabin in Rico along the Galloping Goose line. It was about 18 miles south of Telluride.. I just came across this old picture yesterday...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 12-30-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,610
Posted By WilboVIBC
To answer my own question, there are some service...

To answer my own question, there are some service manuals for international here...

https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f37/looking-for-a-service-manual-31815.html
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-30-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,563
Posted By WilboVIBC
I'm so glad to come across this thread. I've just...

I'm so glad to come across this thread. I've just picked up an 2007 IC FE300, and am already learning a ton from you posts. I've also got plans to add a to hitch for the bus to pull the 22' Catalina...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 12-26-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,610
Posted By WilboVIBC
Can anyone confirm that these files are still out...

Can anyone confirm that these files are still out there? If love something for my 2007 IC FE300.
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