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Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-26-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,769
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: SO Bummed out! Bus is dead.....

Sorry...I know I'm a little late to this discussion, but I do have one question:
Vanguy, the person's name you trusted when buying the bus dosen't happen to be RICHARD JOHNSON, from Queen...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-26-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,640
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: A Brand "Newbie" to the Schoolie

Hi Papabear!!

Welcome to the craziness!!! :D You're definetely at the right place to find answers to all of your conversion questions. I agree, one-hundred percent, with Smitty...take your...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-26-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,591
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: QUESTION: Skoolie Alternative.. FIRE TRUCK ??

My vote is for the mobile swimming pool!!! :lol:
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-21-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 39,338
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: Car hauler / RV school bus

I'll second that Downsouth...NICE :D !!!
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-18-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,257
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: Coach Conversion

Sure you can. Are you strictly interested in ripping out the old seats and equipting it with coach seats, do you want to convert it to a motor home capable of carrying and sleeping a larger group of...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-18-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,941
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: Ol Gar's Hot Rod Bus .. 1960 Gillig/8V-92T/6sp Allison

Welcome to the madness Gar & Mahoney!! :D I've read through your blog and the Colton Motor Express looks great...and the old Benz too!!! Judging by the work you have already completed, you...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-18-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,966
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: Our New Prison Bus, Blue Bird, International 9.0l

Welcome to the forum. Good luck with the registration year on your bus!! :D
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-16-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,776
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: 1987 International un-named

Just curious, how's the conversion coming?
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-16-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 25,421
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: The Cockabus

It's shaping up pretty nicely. So what's the outside going to look like?
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-07-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,155
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: First Bus

No kidding Elliot!!! :lol: Blue Birds are great looking coaches, but when you park it next to a brand new Monaco, it can be a little depressing to see how much work you really have yet to do!!!...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-07-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,155
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: First Bus

Hi James,

Welcome to the maddness...er...forum :D !!

WOW...what a pile of $#*! yo had to wade through! Like Elliot said you are through it now, and that in and of itself was half the battle!...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 12-05-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,320
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: How do YOU drive this thing?

Never thought about it like that...but it makes perfect sense!
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 11-28-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,980
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: New and Looking for Advice

Typically, a diesel engine will provide much more torque, thus giving you more "climbing power" and "towing power." Now, given that your (potential) bus is a shorty, you will probably have adequate...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-28-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,648
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: My first bus

Welcome aboard, John. What a great looking bus!! :D
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 11-26-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: looking for consultants

I'm sorry, where are my manners? Welcome to the forum Jason 8)
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 11-26-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: looking for consultants

Elliot -

Just to play "Devil's Advocate" here, if "pushers" are so much more convenient and easier to deal with, why aren't you driving one? :D Oh wait, I guess you would have had to go up...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 11-26-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,061
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: Bus MPG and parts? 1960 GMC

Hoser,

I've got a 1961 GMC 4501 with a 6 71 in it, and driving cross-country I got between 8 and 10 mpg. Since yours, has the same drive train and is the same size as mine - 35 ft., I would...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-24-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,465
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: Jerry's Crown

I think everyone is feeling the same financial pinch you are right now - at least I am, but...you just have to keep on keepin' on :D !

Is Mexico a place that you travel to frequently? If it is,...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 11-24-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,380
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: Trailer Park

What part of Ohio? I've past a few about 30 miles west of Columbus off old Highway 40.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 11-24-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,327
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: fuelling her up eh?

No doubt, Timbuk!!! :lol: Down here in the "lower 48," - more specifically Columbus, Ohio, gas is at a 4 year low - $1.62 USD/ gallon of regular 89 octane!! Gee, isn't it funny how all of a sudden...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 11-24-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: Back to the Doc on Monday......

Wow...after nearly 10 months, you should definetly be off the cane and pretty close to fully recovered if not fully recovered. How did things work out with the new Doc?
Maybe the Quack Doc should...
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 11-24-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,980
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: New and Looking for Advice

I agree with Smitty, Jimmy and the other guys that $2500 seems a bit steep for that bus. It looks like it's in great shape, but I think you could pick it up for much less. I would offer them a...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 11-24-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,795
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: NY's 'R' Endorsement doesn't cover air brakes

And to think, this is our tax dollars at work!!! :shock: What a racket! :lol:
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 11-24-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,723
Posted By Zcommanager
Re: S.O.S. in PA !!

I'm not sure if this thread is still of any value or not, but LandPirate and PAtoNM, I agree with everyone else who has posted, you just need to get those buses the hell out of PA!!! :lol:...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 11-24-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 69,356
Posted By Zcommanager
Which lines should I run and where?

Les, I'm pretty intrigued by your marine gas line. They seem pretty indestructible to me, but I'm just wondering, are you able to run the Trident hose from the exterior propane tanks to the inside...
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