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

Update 6/2/2022: Well, after our head knocking session with GoDaddy last month, things seem to be going smoothly. Now, when will the next "check engine light" come on {grin}?

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Dreamscape 1968 Eagle 01

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Post by Dreamscape »

Instead of taking the time to write up multiple posts on every forum I've decided to just include the link to our bus blog.

The 8v71 removal process has now begun.

https://dreamscapesilvereagle.wordpress ... n-removal/
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Dreamscape
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Silver 8V92 HT 740

Dreamscape Build Blog: https://dreamscapesilvereagle.wordpress.com/
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Post by Dreamscape »

We took Dreamscape out for a short test run. With the extra power, Jakes, power steering and several other upgrades, I'm just totally impressed with it. The Stone Bennett Shifter works great and the sound of the Silver 8V92 is unreal! 8-)

https://youtu.be/tfsHor7wXDM
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Silver 8V92 HT 740

Dreamscape Build Blog: https://dreamscapesilvereagle.wordpress.com/
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Bus Model: 1972 05 completed 2003
1994 15/45 in progress
Location: Johnstown Co.

Re: Dreamscape 1968 Eagle 01

Post by rusty »

That was a lot of work this winter looks like it paid off. You better add more money to your tire budget :D

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You forgot fuel money! :roll:
Paul Lawry
Dreamscape
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Re: Dreamscape 1968 Eagle 01

Post by beltguy »

Wow, Paul, you have done a ton of work to take your bus to the next level! As usual, it looks to be extremely well done. When you get time, we would love to see some pictures of this work.

Now time to enjoy it!

You had posted an ad for the old engine and parts. I think I read that you had sold them. If so, I need to mark the ad with sold.

Jim
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Evergreen, CO
'85 Eagle 10 with Series 60 & Eaton AutoShift 10 speed transmission SOLD
2005 Dodge 2500 with 5.9 Cummins and 6 speed manual 2014 Passport 26 foot trailer
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Jim, Yes, I sold all of the items listed.

I'll put together some pics of the work that was accomplished soon. It was a lot of work, but the end result was amazing! The old bird got some new life! :lol:
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After reading an article that Jim wrote in BCM March 2009 regarding tow car lighting, which incidentally was shown to me by Neil Flute, I was able to install the relays and we now have very bright and strong lighting on our tow car.

Thanks to all involved in making this available to all of us!



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qc_W3WZVi4
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The full article that Paul refers to is posted in the article section of our website: http://eaglesinternational.net/category/articles

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Evergreen, CO
'85 Eagle 10 with Series 60 & Eaton AutoShift 10 speed transmission SOLD
2005 Dodge 2500 with 5.9 Cummins and 6 speed manual 2014 Passport 26 foot trailer
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This is a short clip of the end result of the engine swap and all the other work that was completed. Hard to believe it's been almost three years.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfsHor7wXDM
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Re: Dreamscape 1968 Eagle 01

Post by beltguy »

Wow Paul, that bus sounds great.

While I am a four stroke man, it is impossible not to love the sound of a good running two stroke.

Jim
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Evergreen, CO
'85 Eagle 10 with Series 60 & Eaton AutoShift 10 speed transmission SOLD
2005 Dodge 2500 with 5.9 Cummins and 6 speed manual 2014 Passport 26 foot trailer
Bus Project pages: http://beltguy.com/Bus_Project/busproject.htm
Blog: http://beltguy.com/blog/
Email: jim@eaglesinternational.net NOTE this email box is only for general correspondence and not technical advice
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