Dr Frankenstien gets his hands on a transit bus.

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by natedog39, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. Kubla

    Kubla Long timer

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    I saw one of these today on I40 in New Mexico
  2. TooFast

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    I think the PO meant 12 meters per gallon, running it hard as he said.....or maybe he removed the plug in hybrid conversion to get 12 miles per gallon for the first 12 miles only...seeing is believing
  3. MapMaster

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    It ain't a transit bus no mo! New Thread, but make damn sure you post the link! :D
  4. BK.RD.RNR

    BK.RD.RNR Torque Stick

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    I say keep it all here... Unless you can come up with a better thread title. :lol3
  5. Cdaledude

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    Yeah I say keep it here, got to many subscriptions all ready.
  6. Ritalin Boy

    Ritalin Boy Petroconsumptivitius

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    Agreed.

    Plus five years from now we'll be able to see how the Dr. of Diesel progresses.

    :clap
  7. ducnut

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    Build it here. Seeing the progression/evolution of his projects is cool!
  8. troidus

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    I vote for "Dr. Frankenstein gets his hands on a straight truck."

    Then we don't have to worry about the confusion of commingled build threads.
  9. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    plus, who knows how much longer he'll keep the bus/toter once this thing is on the road.
  10. Boondoggle

    Boondoggle Gear Grinder

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    another vote for build it here. But change the thread title to "Effects of Diesel fumes on patients with ADD" or something. Something funny, I mean.
  11. natedog39

    natedog39 Borderline Beefcake

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    Wow, there's an impressive amount of input on this, what to do?:D
  12. natedog39

    natedog39 Borderline Beefcake

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    I believe it's possible, considering the milage I get with the bus, with and without the camper hooked up.

    The big truck should be geared so the RPM is low at cruising speed whereas the bus is screaming above 65.

    We will see.:D
  13. natedog39

    natedog39 Borderline Beefcake

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    Funny you mention that.

    Just today another inmate here asked me if I would be interested in moving a car for him.
    I don't currently own my own car trailer but have access to one.

    Then a vision of something like this came unbidden to my mind.

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  14. troidus

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    Maybe start a whole new thread called "Nate's Place" where all your builds can go. The mods could merge the bus thread into it if you wanted.
  15. natedog39

    natedog39 Borderline Beefcake

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  16. MapMaster

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  17. jdgretz

    jdgretz Looking for new places

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    If you're gonna have one of those, you need the accessory delivery van and the dog.

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    jdg
  18. BK.RD.RNR

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  19. natedog39

    natedog39 Borderline Beefcake

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    I have the dogs covered.:D
  20. Doorguy1979

    Doorguy1979 Dreamridin'

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    WOW! that paint is amazing, looks like the whole think was dipped in color chrome. Amazing reflection.