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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-18-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
Tilt Steering

My bus does not have tilt steering. I'm sourcing parts to rebuild my steering wheel and other missing/broken parts. I see this item on Speedwaymotors.com and it has the shift lever, the turn signal...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-10-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
It was not quick nor easy but I got the ignition...

It was not quick nor easy but I got the ignition cylinder out. I had to push up with a screwdriver on a protrusion that is part of a loose ring. Anyway, I'm glad this part is done.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-09-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
58284 I have been working to take out the...

58284

I have been working to take out the broken parts prior to ordering new parts and putting the whole thing together again. According to the video I have been following, the ignition switch...
Forum: GM | Chevrolet Drivetrain 06-06-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By deimoi
How are fuse box locations numbered?

How are fuse box locations numbered?
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-05-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
Another improvised jig

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Another improvised jig to press down on the plate and able to remove the retaining spring.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-04-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
That link does not seem to fit my Vandura....

That link does not seem to fit my Vandura. However, PartsGeek.com seem to have the housing repair kit, the turn signal switch, and the turn signal lever. How about the transmission shift on the right...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-04-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
Steering Wheel Puller

So, I made a simple puller from a piece of wood and 3 bolts. Just turned the center bolt slowly and the wheel was off in about 30 seconds.

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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-03-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
Thank! Will keep this in mind.

Thank! Will keep this in mind.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-03-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
58081 Do I need a puller or is there another...

58081

Do I need a puller or is there another way to remove the steering wheel?
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-02-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
This is the state of my steering column. Any...

This is the state of my steering column. Any suggestions how to fix this?
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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-01-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
Carburetor

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Looks like the carburetor has been upgraded already.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-31-2021, 01:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
Upgrading the carburetor will probably have to...

Upgrading the carburetor will probably have to wait until the build is much further along.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-30-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
When I saw the 'choke' light, I went back to a...

When I saw the 'choke' light, I went back to a time when there is a push/pull choke stick on the dashboard. I guess, this vehicle has an automatic choke built into the carb.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-30-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
57972 I get this on the instrument panel. I...

57972

I get this on the instrument panel. I have a 1986 GMC G3500 V8 gasoline engine. Is there a choke somewhere?
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-30-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
Moving On

Most of the lights are working. There is one dome light inside (I disconnected a second one) that works, the door light turns on when the door is open, the stop light blinks, the red stop lights,...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-29-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
Turn Ignition?

My electrical issues seem to have mostly gone away as I am able to control lights from the panel above the driver. Even the windshield spray is working from the broken turn signal on the left of the...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 05-26-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By deimoi
Another New Member

Just dropping a big Hello! to everyone. Here's to a better (and easier) build.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-25-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
Ah, good advice. To test the engine, I just need...

Ah, good advice. To test the engine, I just need to get the starter cranking. Is that correct?
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-25-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
Not actually sure about the fuel line but the...

Not actually sure about the fuel line but the fuel tank was left without a cap and the inside is full of what knows what. I had assumed that the fuel line will need work.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-25-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
I am not trying to turn the engine yet. I just...

I am not trying to turn the engine yet. I just want to get the electrical going to where the lights will work. When lights are working, then I can test the starter and the alternator, fix the fuel...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-25-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By deimoi
New Skoolie Build

Hello, everyone! I just joined the forum. I recently acquired a short bus, a 1986 GMC Vandura G3500. It was sitting in a build for 4-5 years and some vandals got to it and broke the turn signal and...
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