Skoolie Counter Building Simplified

What do you do when you don’t know what to do?

Skoolie counters are always a challenge to build. You have the room for the depth but the height can be a problem. And the biggest problem is we have never done this before. Not just the building but living with the counters is a new experience. So how do we know what will work or what we will like? Continue reading “Skoolie Counter Building Simplified”

Fixing the Flashers in a Skoolie

It is the little things that can get you in trouble.

Not everything worked in our 1995 Thomas school bus when we got it. But enough was working correctly to get her on the road fairly quickly. There were a few things that when fixed would make it safer, and not to mention much more enjoyable to drive. Continue reading “Fixing the Flashers in a Skoolie”

How to clear International 3800 Engine Error Codes

Clearing inactive engine error codes is simple!

Skoolies post a lot about converting a school bus but very little about engine error codes. Or about the mechanical part of the school bus. I guess maybe thats because they have professionals work on their buses. I don’t really know. But we have a 22 year old bus and that means not many mechanics have experience working on them. Continue reading “How to clear International 3800 Engine Error Codes”

Shut the Front Door!

The adventures of replacing 22 year old school bus doors!

They were rotted and needed to be removed right away! But where to find new ones. And if we can find new ones, how do you remove them, or replace them? Once again we had no idea what we were doing. But that has never stopped us before. Continue reading “Shut the Front Door!”