12/1/2021: OK folks, the new forum software is up and running

As has been mentioned, the look of the forum is different. As time permits, we may customize the look a bit.

I have created a new thread to discuss the new platform: viewtopic.php?t=4960

The new platform should be stable and fully functional. Please report any issues in the new thread.

Thank you all for hanging in there with me as we made the rather bumpy trip over to the new platform.

Jim

Kentucky Steve's 1969 Eagle 05 number 7900

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Post by rusty »

Very nice Steve. You amaze me with your attention to detail. Your project is much like the monkey that got its tail caught in the meat grinder it won't be long now. Keep up the good work.

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Post by luvrbus »

Looking good Steve glad your health is seems to be getting better ? have you heard from Pat (muddog) I haven't in a while he was pretty down and I was wondering how he was doing or if heard from him

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Clifford, I have not heard from Pat lately. I will see if I can reach him and let you know.

Jim, I would like to tell you yes but I am afraid that may be a little to ambitious for the summer. But If it is possible ill be there with the bus.

Thanks for the kind words from everyone and well be in touch.

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Well I finally junked the ole computer and Deb got me a laptop. Only it had windows 8 and I had no familiarity with it. I cant keep up with the technology and build a bus by hand by myself too. ;)

Im way behind on my blog but I will be catching up on it over the next few weeks. The bus has changed quite a bit so bear with me on getting to the latest stuff.

check in on us at .......... HTTP://ourbusconversion.blogspot.com/



Thanks

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Post by Dreamscape »

That DD will leak all over the place because it's Cummins red! :lol:

You are doing fantastic! Looking forward to a visit from you when it's finished! ;)
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Paul, I figured I had a 50 50 shot the the red would stop the leaks or make em worse. ....lol...

Thanks and were looking forward to getting out west and meeting everybody out there asap. Maybe Branson this year and quartzite next year???


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Post by buscrazyinFL »

Hey KY Steve, your Bus sure is looking good! I think it's so neat how you have some parts from my old engine and Gary does too, and I have Eric's old engine. We're keeping it all in the family :D
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Amen Manny, its like hey, there's more than one way of keeping these old busses breathing. Well maybe not mine, she's going to need a little electrical shock to get her going. I'm going to try and have her at next years Daytona 500. Maybe well get up a few of us and meet up, there. Ill need to get ours going before I can commit. I will know by the end of the 14 NASCAR season.


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Ok guys, I started the brand new engine. I think Deb is still giggling..... :lol: I think she was even more tickled than me. She purrs like a kitten(the engine). I have a video of the initial start up but it will take a few days for me to add it here.

This is pretty monumental for us and I want to thank everyone on this board for their support.

Thanks

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Right on Steve !! That must have been a great feeling. Congratulations.

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