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Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 08-25-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By KlingonFiero
Iím interested! But not ready to but yet sadly. ...

Iím interested! But not ready to but yet sadly.
I wish I was because this is a great deal!
I have Epever controllers in my rig for a few years now. Got them from SanTan Solar. They work beautiful....
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-25-2022, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By KlingonFiero
I bought the bus in California, left for AZ...

I bought the bus in California, left for AZ immediately!
Finally made it to Indiana and itís fully legally converted to an RV.

No emission test here.

The bus did not come from the factory...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-18-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By KlingonFiero
Definitely easier to just swap out the hydraulic...

Definitely easier to just swap out the hydraulic motor!!
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-18-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By KlingonFiero
Or… I’m an Idiot! Just talked to AAA Bus ,...

Or…
I’m an Idiot!
Just talked to AAA Bus , he’s got a motor for me!

So much better than trying to re-engineer the cooling system!
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-17-2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By KlingonFiero
Fan Motor

Hi everybody!

I found the part number on the radiator fan motor in my 1994 WestCoastER CAT 3116 powered rear pusher.

Itís a Haldex 1820025

I called a Thomas dealer near me.
They said that...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-17-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By KlingonFiero
Straight Pipe!

Itís decided, Iím just gonna straight pipe it!

Newer computer controllee engines make use of a much more complex back-pressure monitoring system.

As far as I can determine, mine is a first gen...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-16-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By KlingonFiero
That’s for the info y’all! Anybody use a...

That’s for the info y’all!

Anybody use a Back Pressure Monitor?

I find very little info online about the old style ones.
It is completely independent of any other system in the Bus.
I wold...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-10-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By KlingonFiero
Exhausting problems!

Hi all.
I have a 1994 Thomas WestCoastER

Rear Engine, Cat 3116 with a 643 transmission

This bus was sold and used in California.

It has an aftermarket DPF and a back pressure monitor.
...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-10-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By KlingonFiero
I do not use Facebook at all. Sorry. I...

I do not use Facebook at all.
Sorry.
I appreciate the link, Iím guessing by the part of the address I could see, the link is for Tony in Phoenix?

Love that guy!

He is in the list to call...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-10-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By KlingonFiero
Iíve tried calling a Thomas dealer before, down...

Iíve tried calling a Thomas dealer before, down in AZ.
They wouldnít talk to me about a bus unless I was a school district employee???

Iíll see what I can find around here!
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-08-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By KlingonFiero
Leaking radiator fan motor

Hi all!

Long hot summer!
Hope you all are doing well.

1994. Thomas WestCoastER.
Cat 3116 with the Allison 643 transmission.
Radiator (and CAC ) is side mounted to the passengers side of...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-21-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
If my bus was a Front Engine, or an enclosed Rear...

If my bus was a Front Engine, or an enclosed Rear Engine type, like a Coach , I would not have even contemplated such an idea.

My bus is a typical Rear Engine School Bus that is barely a 4 sided...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-16-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
I was planning on not installing the gasoline...

I was planning on not installing the gasoline tank.
Just using propane is my thought.

I may put in a disconnect on the gasoline line, that way, I could use gas, if needed.
Just make a simple...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-15-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
Howdy All! Finally had to run the generator...

Howdy All!

Finally had to run the generator again.
Need more solar panels!!!

Got some temps after running it for about 2 hours in the desert sun.
The muffler is the hottest at part, of...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-13-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
And , it just occurred to me, the generator has...

And , it just occurred to me, the generator has its 4gallon tank of gasoline just inches above the engine.
It really must not get that hot!

I’ll do some more reading on Google and such, and I’ll...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-12-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
Wow, this got derailed! Y’all’s ADHD is worse...

Wow, this got derailed! Y’all’s ADHD is worse than mine! lol

I got the generator today, it runs great on propane.

If anyone is curious, this generator has a built in valve to shut off flow if...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-12-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
Almost all of those are about generators in the...

Almost all of those are about generators in the hullof a boat!

This is going in the Rear Engine compartment.
It’s basically open on each side and the bottom is completely open to the ground.
...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-11-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
I can’t imagine I’m the first/only person to...

I can’t imagine I’m the first/only person to think of putting a generator in that spot.

Someone has to have done it, or seen one, or knows someone that has one installed there.

If I removed...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-11-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
Sorry for the confusion, I thought you were...

Sorry for the confusion, I thought you were referring to airflow being blocked and overheating the Bus engine!
That’s what I was referring to on my last post!

There is a huge screen opening on...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-11-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
Still not worried with the THD, seeing as the...

Still not worried with the THD, seeing as the inverter will clean up a range of 90-145volts and 50-70Hz.
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-11-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
My thought was this; That space under the...

My thought was this;
That space under the electrical box/ next to the air filter is often taken up by a Webasto coolant heater.

It shouldn’t really effect the engine temp, seeing as is water...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-11-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
I’m getting a Westinghouse 3600DF , it’ll be a...

I’m getting a Westinghouse 3600DF , it’ll be a bit noisy, but it’s mostly for back up to my solar, for cloudy weather. And for when I need to fire up bigger tools like my welder or power saws.

I...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-11-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,349
Posted By KlingonFiero
Generator install locations???

Hi all!

I’m picking up a new generator hopefully tomorrow.

It’s a fairly standard type open frame 3500 running watts, dual fuel (gas/propane)

I’m going to try to install it in the Engine...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 10-14-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By KlingonFiero
Hi all. We are in Yuma,AZ now! Well,...

Hi all.

We are in Yuma,AZ now!

Well, at the Imperial Dam LTVA.

If you’re interested in the cooler/fridge/freezer drop me a pm.

I have intermittent signal till I get my Wi-Fi antenna...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 10-13-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By KlingonFiero
Darn it! I knew I forgot something!!! ...

Darn it!

I knew I forgot something!!!

$200.00 seems fair to me.
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