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Thanks! I held off on that for about four years. I kept looking at the bird nest in front and rear and trying to figure it out. Finally after one of my many small cutting torch fires, I cut both panels out and threw them away. I kept the harness that runs front to back. I still have several extra wires there. The torch is a great way to help you make up your mind. I would not reccomend it as my first choice though!!
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Eric Brown
Spartanburg, SC
1973 05
Series 60 allison 4000MHP
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Eric, You are going to have one sweet ride when you are finished, or at least almost finished! ;)

Can't wait to see you making sawdust, from what you told me it will be gorgeous!

Paul
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This is my trans. cooler mounted in the back bay door curbside. It was mounted on the old ac condenser in the back corner. The radiator already has a condenser for the dash air in front of it. I did not want to add more heat so I put a fan and temp sensor in the door. It pulls air from the front door and pushes it out the back one.


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Finished battery bay (back bay street side).
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Battery compartment
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Middle bay street side. storage on front. Inverter, trans. controls in back.
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Front bay is open except for central vac. and compressor.
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Back of cafe door.
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Generator bay is completely insulated. 1-1/2" foam with mass loaded vinyl between frame. .062 aluminum inside with 1" sundown mass loaded foam. The Onan quiet diesel pulls fresh air from below and forces it out behind. I put two small vents in the doors. When the generator starts a small fan pulls air in the front door over the unit and out the back. Generator is on a full extension slide.
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Plumbing bay driver side.
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I got tired of fighting the 50 amp cord. Power cord .
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I used the old bus A/C compartment for a tool box and misc. storage.
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Even stocked with tools, but with an eagle I won't need most of them!!SURE!

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Very, Very nice Eric! Don't you just love those zip ties! One of man's best inventions!

Paul
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Outside almost complete

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Front view
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Eric, Thank you for sharing. Keep up the good work.

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I am moving along with the interior. I did a mock-up of the entire interior from cardboard. That way I could position lights, fixtures, walls, etc. After I raised the roof I put in duct work, and wiring chanels. I then lowered it to cover all. Any interior walls will be cherry. I have been pulling curly cherry fron the bundles we get in for about five years. The finish is natural . The wood will darken with age.

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Overhead grid

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Shower stall installed
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Bath vanity

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Window surround in progress
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Eric, You are one talented dude. I really like your cabinet work with the rounded corners, really adds a nice touch. The one pic with the empy bay, I'm jealous. That is one area I want to redo, the whole complete bay system in ours is setup lousy. At least I can tell folks I didn't have anything to do with it! :) You have a great layout.

Thanks for taking the time to share and give us ideas.
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Very professional conversion, I like your bus. Congratulations.
Julio & Julieta Pérez

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Bathroom sink finished.

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Kitchen cabinet base.


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Kitchen wall cabinets
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