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Old 12-14-2013, 07:52 AM   #1156
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Oooooooo.....I want that trailer!!! ^^^
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Old 12-14-2013, 12:52 PM   #1157
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This craigslist bus conversion sure reminded me of the Dr Frankenstien transit bus.

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/an...201989639.html
That things awesome!

Any more pictures?
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Old 12-14-2013, 01:05 PM   #1158
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Anybody around here interested in taking over the reigns on this thing?

I hate to get rid of it after all the work I've put into it but I know deep down neither this or the new truck will ever get completed as long as I have both.

I've invested about $8,500 but am willing to consider "reasonable" offers.

Any takers?
Well, since there were no takers on the bus and I kind of felt like I was giving up selling it before it was finished I've decided to keep it. (for now)

The next phase of the project is going to include a rear axle ratio change or overdrive transmission.
The big change is going to happen with the bed, gonna square it off and modify it so I can haul small to medium sized cars.
The plan is to have removable bed extentions so I can still pull a fifth wheel or gooseneck trailer.

I've always wanted a car trailer and have to borrow one when the need arises.
Another use will justify it's existence a little more.
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Old 12-14-2013, 01:09 PM   #1159
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If you're gonna have one of those, you need the accessory delivery van and the dog.




Something along these lines.
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Old 12-14-2013, 04:52 PM   #1160
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Did you notice the dog peeing on the front wheel?
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Old 12-14-2013, 05:47 PM   #1161
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Did you notice the dog peeing on the front wheel?
it's plastic!
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Old 12-14-2013, 06:50 PM   #1162
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How is the front axel working? What about the KW? I'm not getting my Natedog fix lately, so I hope all is well in your corner of NY.
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Old 12-15-2013, 06:18 AM   #1163
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How is the front axel working? What about the KW? I'm not getting my Natedog fix lately, so I hope all is well in your corner of NY.
The front axle is ok, still 400lbs overweight but ok.

KW worked well this year, I put 4,000 miles or so on it dragging the camper around.
The only issue I had with it this year was a faulty speed sensor which wouldn't allow the engine to rev over 1,700 rpm.
that made pulling hills a little harder but I probably saved fuel.
The big truck is actually listed for sale here locally, I'm trying to get some cash flow going and if the KW sells I'll look for another.
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Old 12-15-2013, 06:53 AM   #1164
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cool thanks for the update. Have a Merry Christmas.
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Old 12-15-2013, 07:01 AM   #1165
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cool thanks for the update. Have a Merry Christmas.
Thanks, you too.
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Old 12-15-2013, 02:15 PM   #1166
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The ol dog is entombed in snow at the moment.

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Old 12-16-2013, 01:16 PM   #1167
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The front axle is ok, still 400lbs overweight but ok.

KW worked well this year, I put 4,000 miles or so on it dragging the camper around.
The only issue I had with it this year was a faulty speed sensor which wouldn't allow the engine to rev over 1,700 rpm.
that made pulling hills a little harder but I probably saved fuel.
The big truck is actually listed for sale here locally, I'm trying to get some cash flow going and if the KW sells I'll look for another.
link?
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Old 12-16-2013, 02:13 PM   #1168
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link?
No link, Want Ad Digest.

Interested?
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Old 12-16-2013, 09:13 PM   #1169
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No link, Want Ad Digest.

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Yes, but importing a modded truck into Canada would be a serious PITA. I thought about that after I asked for the link :(
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Old 12-17-2013, 03:36 AM   #1170
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Yes, but importing a modded truck into Canada would be a serious PITA. I thought about that after I asked for the link :(
That thing isn't modified in any way that would concern DMV.
Sometimes less is more when it comes to information .
If you know what I mean .
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