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Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 04-05-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 45,571
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: Ludicrous Speed

Nice job.
There is a serious safety issue I saw in your painting of the bus.
No shirt with lots of bare skin and no filter mask.
Inhaling this stuff and getting it on your skin; allot of former...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 03-28-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 34,046
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: I drank the Kool-Aid

Ever think about using HD projector lights like they do on current buses and trucks?
I went HID and will never go back..
I did this to my 2000 Xterra using mini Morimoto projectors about four years...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 03-28-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

Well it has been raining here very hard for many weeks. Also got hurt and slowed down the project; but the goodies are finally starting to arrive. My Tailgater sat dish system finally arrived and...
Forum: Coach Conversion Projects 03-21-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,481
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: Coach Work combination

If you have money Lots of it by the pound go for it. It would be cheaper to get a 72 passenger bus and swap in a larger engine..
I am also curious why you need 2000lbs. of torque to climb passes?
I...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 03-21-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 126,570
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: The Camel Conversion Project

I like the handles you cut to pull up to get into the cubby hole. I am curious would they eventually break resulting in a possible 1/2 gainer 1 1/2 back flip when they do?
I'd reinforce them; alum....
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 03-21-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,693
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: Sloppy Yellow

A porta potty tank; great idea. LoL with the open chamber some rally low notes might be possible after all the BBQ, Beer and baked beans. LoL..
I am curious would you have enough space under the bus...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-27-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,716
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: What would you recommend? 39 ft and mountains

Check out government auctions; city, state and federal.
I just got my current ride for 1200.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-26-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

Location - The state called paradise.. Where the big Kahuna Lives.
Thanks about the shading issue; reason why I am going to wire the panels in parallel instead of series. Also if one takes a hit and...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-26-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

You missed the point where I also have a 6.5Kw generator, shore power and I won't be running the AC 24/7. I also plan on more panels as soon I find more good ones; I got these three for 270.00. they...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-25-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

Thanks.
I guess a p-trap it is. I ordered a bar sink 15x15 in size and will make the measurements to cut out the counter top and then when that is installed make a front for it and maybe a row of...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-24-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 126,570
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: The Camel Conversion Project

Saw that hole in te floor and flashed back to the times I was on the train in the rest room. Big Sign saying - DO NOT FLUSH THE TOILET IN THE STATION..
I wondered why until I flushed it and saw it...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-24-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

Well it has been raining hard here the last few weeks and I am not in the mood to splash around in the mud ( done that already as a mud puppy ) fixing the fuel pump problem; the pump still has not...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-21-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

Thanks I'll check out Photo Bucket and see what I can do.

Thanks for the links.
Look at my pictures on the first page; power control was already installed.
The batteries are sitting in front of...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

Woo Hoo.. Been busy this week.
Got two 6v Golf cart Deep cycle batteries; hooked them in series and hooked them up to the inverter and gen leads. I first made sure the wiring was okay and no shorts...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-17-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

Nope no mechanical pump on the engine; just the block off plate by the crank on the drivers side..
Looks like I am going have to pull the tank after all..
I just found a 2006 Freight liner mobile...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-16-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

They have frame mounted fuel pumps for "carbed" engines. I was asking because I was feeling lazy about having to pull ANOTHER gas tank.. My friends keep coming to me to do the job when theirs fail....
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-16-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

Roger that on the swing out; was a trucker for 20 years and that brought back memories of having to watch out and not forget that swing. I remember having to pull a furniture van 50' with the axles...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-15-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

No I don't intend to move the axle back. As you mention far too much work; but a "tag" axle added would far less work. I am planning to find an enclosed trailer to pull to carry my bike, car, tools,...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-13-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

Thanks for the great comments.
I am curious is could I use a tow hitch for this model on it?
IF I can find one without having to make one.
The last bus was more than just AC repair; had a frig,...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-13-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,207
Posted By Bullwhacker007
1987 Ford E350 Former FBI Mobile Command Post

On to another project - I've named this one 'BadaBoom"....
I just scored this 1987 Ford E350 460 big block Gasser van with what appears to have a 13-14 foot Ambulance box on a cut away Van..? It...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-18-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,360
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: fiberglass or steel?

I looked at your roof raise.
Just my half a cent?
From working on cars and body work multiple angles can be a pain.
You mentioned a slope concerned you and just doing a straight up?
Try a full...
Forum: Coach Conversion Projects 08-29-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,821
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: 2000 international

Reason there is some dislike for the 5.9 is what is called the "dowel pin of Death"...
Before a mod was done a dowel pin in the timing gear area would come out and eat the gears and bust the timing...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-15-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,607
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: Lets talk AC again

There is allot controversy regarding "R290" ie propane.
You have to use a filtered type due to a "tar" like residue in motor rated propane.
I am not saying use I am just mentioning what I did...
Forum: Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Swap 04-06-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,063
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Freightliner diesel mobile medical trailer. Year of MFG 97

Government Auction no bid at this time starting bid as low as 50.00

There is no way I can get to this and it has generator and a whole lot more; awesome and only a little over 15,000 miles on it....
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 01-02-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,894
Posted By Bullwhacker007
Re: Cargo Space - Blue Bird CSFE conversion

I suggestion is what is called "panel" adhesive. Body shops use it and you can get it at auto paint stores.
I use it when patching big holes and attaching non stressed body parts. Many newer cars...
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