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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 04-13-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pbeggs
wheelchair hauler

im one of those people always rolling around on my wheels (jazzy elete powerchair) so when it came time for a new vehicle (new to me) I looked at vans with the wheelchair lift but the prices were...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 03-08-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,952
Posted By pbeggs
keep it ,.. two words, Air Horn,.. and all the...

keep it ,.. two words, Air Horn,.. and all the other great uses of an onboard air supply above,.. if you already have the compressor (and probably a good sized air tank) you are 90% of the way to...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 03-03-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By pbeggs
I would take it to your local rv/camper dealer...

I would take it to your local rv/camper dealer they would know what it needs for a fitting as that is an rv tank
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 02-07-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,161
Posted By pbeggs
it helps if you indicate what bus you have brand...

it helps if you indicate what bus you have brand size gas diesel engine specs yadayada ect.but make and year we will either know the answer or we will find it we just need more info and some pictures...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 02-07-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,161
Posted By pbeggs
the lift on my bus is powered on at all times and...

the lift on my bus is powered on at all times and fed by a isolated battery(located on my e350 cutaway under the bus behind the stairs)your setup may be different but yes that would be a good place...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 02-02-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By pbeggs
I had a brother who camped in my front yard for a...

I had a brother who camped in my front yard for a year he used a tent (really small ) wood stove to heat a 35 foot camper and it was at times 90 degrees in there. he ran the pipe through the roof...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 01-16-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,248
Posted By pbeggs
so something like this? not a diesel,.. I use it...

so something like this? not a diesel,.. I use it as a daily driver kinda rare to find i got this one off eBay
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 11-28-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,636
Posted By pbeggs
i run these year round. i'm in Maine they go well...

i run these year round. i'm in Maine they go well in the snow and are good on dry roads too. plus they are pretty cheap i have a 2010 ford E350 bus.

Milestar 22275037 Patagonia A/T Off-Road...
Forum: Ford Drivetrain 11-14-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,303
Posted By pbeggs
I run mine at 70-75 with the 5 speed is 2000-2500...

I run mine at 70-75 with the 5 speed is 2000-2500 rpm
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-20-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,265
Posted By pbeggs
if that drives well and has little or no rust I...

if that drives well and has little or no rust I think it would be ok for a conversion

school buses are more common because there are a lot more of them in the world,..

that shuttle looks cool...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-17-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,432
Posted By pbeggs
step one in trying to troubleshoot this problem. ...

step one in trying to troubleshoot this problem.

do you have a voltmeter? or even a 12 volt light with 2 wires (marker light from a car or something similar?) if you do, test the positive and...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-17-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,432
Posted By pbeggs
what model lift? we need more information to...

what model lift? we need more information to research the wiring of the lift to help you bypass the problem you have
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-16-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,432
Posted By pbeggs
the person you want to contact is the lift tech...

the person you want to contact is the lift tech (what brand lift?) they are the ones who know the lift wiring and be able to tell you how to rewire it so it works all the time this is more of a lift...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 09-15-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,432
Posted By pbeggs
I would ask at your local handicap vehicle...

I would ask at your local handicap vehicle modification place,.. on my lift the tech was able to disable all interlocks in about 5 minutes,.. they would know what wire where it is and how to bypass...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 09-13-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,371
Posted By pbeggs
nice clean looking shuttle!:thumb: your design...

nice clean looking shuttle!:thumb:
your design concept looks cool can't wait to see the finished product:popcorn:
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-08-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,130
Posted By pbeggs
changing from dual to single on a cutaway van is...

changing from dual to single on a cutaway van is as simple as getting the correct wheels,.. and possibly a spacer/adapter the rear axle is the same (on fords at least) the duals have a lot of offset...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-06-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By pbeggs
welcome! what are you looking for in a...

welcome!
what are you looking for in a bus(shuttle? shorty? coach? 500 passenger triple-decker?)?
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 09-02-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,641
Posted By pbeggs
the clerk at the town office was nice enough to...

the clerk at the town office was nice enough to send me back to mass,.. because the seller didn't include his title with the company that sold it to me on the bill of sale,.
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 09-02-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,641
Posted By pbeggs
i would go to your town office and see if you can...

i would go to your town office and see if you can get it done there first, title, proof of insurance, cash,... was all my town wanted (although my title said van)
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 08-26-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By pbeggs
step 1 clean those cables step 2 bus bar...

step 1 clean those cables
step 2 bus bar mounted on the frame to separate cables on the positive,
step 3 install cut off switch between positive cable for power out to coach and bus bar, the switch...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 08-04-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,864
Posted By pbeggs
i think the difference here in Maine is each town...

i think the difference here in Maine is each town issues plates and the clerk in the town isn't interested in being law enforcement if you want to register your motorized skateboard as an RV they...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 08-03-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,864
Posted By pbeggs
I don't know specifically about mass but here in...

I don't know specifically about mass but here in Maine I haven't ever heard of needing to prove anything to the DMV from people using buses converted to car haulers the DMV here just isn't that nosey...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 08-03-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,864
Posted By pbeggs
i know mass doesn't issue temp tags,... maybe...

i know mass doesn't issue temp tags,... maybe register it before pickup?
you are driving a bus, that being said you should remove the word bus from conversations you have about inspections and tags....
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 07-31-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By pbeggs
I can't see any lights or anything that light up...

I can't see any lights or anything that light up or flash,.. it doesn't light up, it isn't hazard lights, it has an exclamation point in the triangle !
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 07-31-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By pbeggs
what is this button?

2010 ford E350 paratransit bus
i have this button on the left side of dash near the headlight switch.
what is it? small silver button to right of headlight switch
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