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”
Getting the bus ready for its first trip!
If you don’t set a deadline you’ll never finish. That is what we found. After working on our Skoolie for a year we were not as finished as we wanted to be. So we set a deadline and worked hard to meet it. Continue reading “Skoolie Build Deadline”
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”
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!”
How to mess up really well thought out plans!
I seem to be really good at messing up my own plans. I don’t know if its a gift or a curse. But I do know it comes naturally to me. Continue reading “Yeah, Then We Got A Lithium Battery”
Shining Light on the 12v Coach System!
She said, “Its dark in here!” and she was right. Spending the day in the bus down by the beach was great. But as soon as the sun goes down it gets dark. Shocker I know! We need to get a skoolie battery and some 12v electrical systems going. Continue reading “Our Skoolie Battery Story!”
The glass is big flat and hard to install, better get a professional!
It wasn’t on our punch list but it still needed to be done. The windshield had a lot of chips and stains and one HUGE scratch. Today just seems the right time to change it out. Continue reading “Replacing the Windshield on a Skoolie”