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Old 07-16-2012, 05:41 AM   #201 (permalink)
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And here is best part of working on it


Kids helping dad wet sand the bus - YouTube
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:12 AM   #202 (permalink)
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No, that's 2nd best. Best part is trusting them with paint!

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Old 07-21-2012, 12:38 PM   #203 (permalink)
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well time for some new tires

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Old 07-28-2012, 07:29 PM   #204 (permalink)
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well today started out great...

I went and got the rear 6 tires mounted ( which took almost 5hrs ) but hey they are done

then I took bus home and prepped it for paint and then got it all painted so the painting is done but 2hrs after I got done painting a damn rain storm came so now we wait till tomorrow to see if the paint was dry enough









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Old 07-29-2012, 10:56 AM   #205 (permalink)
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well the paint is destroyed

now I need to wet sand it all again and tape and repaint it.. but bad news is.. not before our vacation in 2 weeks.. just no time so I will just deal with a crappy paint job on one side for a while..

this SUCKS
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but 2hrs after I got done painting a damn rain storm came
Ken, you sure it can not be cleaned up with a little compound and polish? I have been able to fix all kinds of shit doing it.
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Crap, that really sucks!

Awesome project though!
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well the paint is destroyed

now I need to wet sand it all again and tape and repaint it.. but bad news is.. not before our vacation in 2 weeks.. just no time so I will just deal with a crappy paint job on one side for a while..

this SUCKS
It is just paint and the kiddos don't care anyway, plus you won't be at work!


Just a reminder.....

RV = Ruining Vacations

Take your tools

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Haha! True and yes do take tools!
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Old 07-29-2012, 06:07 PM   #211 (permalink)
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I messed with it some more and looks like I may be able to polish out most of the paint

but there are a few ares like the front that will need re-paint.. no biggy.. it is just time and money.. but it can wait till the fall.

always have tools with me when I travel
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well since i am adding a new to me generator I need to make a tray for it to sit in

next is to make some feet to bolt it to floor of bay and then work on getting gen installed

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Planning on black for my project also.
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well thank to Blackbear we got generator installed and working and actually powering bus so for the first time we had a/c while driving to vacation.. wow that was so much better then sweating my butt off

I also met up with guy that makes onsite windshield covers and had one made for the front window..

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Looks in black. Any plans for graphics?
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not yet.. I want to get paint fixed on passenger side then we will decide.. also want to polish the bottom too
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with the deal you paid for that thing, whats about the average price for one? we are looking to get a motorhome of some form next year. hows the power? could you tow 10k?
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with the deal you paid for that thing, whats about the average price for one? we are looking to get a motorhome of some form next year. hows the power? could you tow 10k?
it all depends on how complete you want it.. I have seen empty shells buses from $5000 to completed one at $100,000 but right now it is a buyers market and if you search bus forums you will see them going for some great prices..

here is alink to some for sale
http://www.busnut.com/classifieds/

i have seen lots on CL also.. you just need to take your time and search.. do not rush into one.. and make sure you see it in person..

if you do find one just PM me and I will help you with all the stuff you need to check
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took another trip and as always learned something new



I need to look into installing either Big Foot leveling system or something like that.. I ended up on a steep grade parking spot this weekend



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saw you comment over in the pete thread.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Wiper-Motor-...-/180551122040

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saw you comment over in the pete thread.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Wiper-Motor-...-/180551122040

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I need to look into installing either Big Foot leveling system or something like that.. I ended up on a steep grade parking spot this weekend



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took another trip and as always learned something new

I need to look into installing either Big Foot leveling system or something like that.. I ended up on a steep grade parking spot this weekend
I just haul blocks to park on.
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took another trip and as always learned something new

I need to look into installing either Big Foot leveling system or something like that.. I ended up on a steep grade parking spot this weekend
I bought these for my 48 ft triaxle toyhauler...

http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...-10-pack/56865

got three packs...should level me out about anywhere...

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