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Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-02-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,226
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Cheese Wagon said UPDATE: Hold the phone, pics...

Cheese Wagon said
UPDATE: Hold the phone, pics weren't loading earlier. Are you sure that's a '79 model bus? I wasn't aware flat-noses were built in '79. I've also never seen a flat-nose gasser?
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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-30-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
I'm assuming that it is a floor mounted treadle...

I'm assuming that it is a floor mounted treadle valve. Have had lots of issues with those in the past.
Nothing really wrong with the valve itself. But they will get jammed up with crud right at...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-30-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Made it, and still breathing. And I see...

Made it, and still breathing.

And I see while I was out you figured it out, cool.

View from the seat during a water stop.

Stats are.
52 Km
2:05 duration
Average speed 26 km/h
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-30-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Brad, you are thinking of Quick Release valves,...

Brad, you are thinking of Quick Release valves, this isn't a QR.
I believe Booyah is on the right track with it being one of the ABS modulator valves.

But yes, it should only have air to it...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-30-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
That's not a check valve and should not be leaking

That's not a check valve and should not be leaking
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-30-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
You nailed it Brad. There is no easy way, and...

You nailed it Brad.
There is no easy way, and if the hose is bundled in with a bunch of other stuff, it can be a real ***** (insert favorite saying here) to find.

Hands, ears and some soapy...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-30-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
So the hose that you took off, was it the one...

So the hose that you took off, was it the one coming from the wet tank?

If that was the line that you took off and it would not build pressure, your very close to finding a fix
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-30-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Yes, there will be 2 big lines plus the small...

Yes, there will be 2 big lines plus the small plastic hose coming from the air governor
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-30-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Yes, that should be your wet tank. If you go...

Yes, that should be your wet tank.

If you go back to my post where I had the service manual up, open it up and go to page 8. ( I can't seem to figure out how to post the picture )


So what...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 06-28-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By Wornout Wrench
WOW! Very nice. I am still in planning...

WOW!

Very nice.

I am still in planning stages so looking at everyone else's builds and getting ideas. Love the white and the bistro table ROCKS.

I really like what you have done to the...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-27-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Pictures are great. Have rebuilt machines with...

Pictures are great.
Have rebuilt machines with nothing but a photo album to go on.

I'll send you a PM with an email address
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-27-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
I just got your reply, was in the middle of...

I just got your reply, was in the middle of typing this up.

Yes, color coded lines, if they used the same ones during repairs, it will help. Not going to venture what the code is, we had...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-27-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Okay, found some information. The schrader...

Okay, found some information.

The schrader valve is on the wet tank, supplied by Bluebird as a way of airing up the system on a disabled bus. So that is your wet tank.

Also found this
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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-27-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Just reread your post. There is one air tank...

Just reread your post.

There is one air tank at the back and 3 at the front, is that correct?

Might need someone who is familiar with bluebird to step in here.

I would suspect that the tank...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-27-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
The braided line is it stainless steel? If it...

The braided line is it stainless steel?
If it is, then that is the teflon line I am talking about. Very high temp. There is a teflon liner inside the stainless. DON'T KINK IT

So we are making...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-27-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
https://www.busparts.com/assets/pdf-files/brakes-pd...

https://www.busparts.com/assets/pdf-files/brakes-pdf/brakes-air-pdf/brakes-air-page-1-pdf.pdf

Here is a really basic air brake diagram, give you a bit of an idea what I am talking about .

The...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-27-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
No, you are not an idiot. Air leaks can be a...

No, you are not an idiot. Air leaks can be a real bugger.

A few questions:

Have you figured out where the air drier is and which one is the wet tank, that will be the tank that the air drier...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-26-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Which province are you in? BC max height...

Which province are you in?

BC max height without permit is 13' 7"

How Wide? How Long? How High? | DriveSmartBC (https://www.drivesmartbc.ca/miscellaneous/how-wide-how-long-how-high)

Keep in...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-25-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Probably the easiest way to do it, figure out...

Probably the easiest way to do it, figure out which one is you wet tank (its the one that the hose from the air drier will go to) go into it.
Will be a 1/4" or 3/8" NPT fitting.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-25-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Any time, glad to help out.

Any time, glad to help out.
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 06-24-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,726
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Ain't that the truth. I started to look a...

Ain't that the truth.

I started to look a bit more stateside but even down there the pickings seem to be a little slim for the engine trans combo I am looking for.

I want to stay with...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 06-24-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,726
Posted By Wornout Wrench
[QUOTE=o1marc;334326]When looking at a list of...

[QUOTE=o1marc;334326]When looking at a list of desirable engines here, the 8.3 tops the list , and the 5.9 sits at the bottom. It's not a bad engine , as you mentioned, it's just not enough for a...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 06-24-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,726
Posted By Wornout Wrench
Annndddddddd the plot thickens... The two...

Annndddddddd the plot thickens...

The two buses that I was looking at are no longer up on Kijiji, sold I guess.
Would have been nice to have gotten an email stating that they were sold.

One...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 06-24-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,469
Posted By Wornout Wrench
I am not familiar with the air system on a school...

I am not familiar with the air system on a school bus having never worked on one, but I have worked on air equipped vehicles for 40 plus years.

From what you have posted it looks like there is...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 06-23-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By Wornout Wrench
More information ...

More information

https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/downloads/PT-42%20Files/Donalson%20crank%20filter.pdf
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