When we first bought the bus, we knew right away we needed to do something about the driver’s and passenger’s chairs. First off, cosmetically they were in really bad shape. We looked into recovering them, but the more we sat in them, the more we realized it wasn’
RV rooftop air conditioners are generally loud, inefficient, and take up a lot of rooftop square footage that we want to use for solar panels. For those reasons, we decided to install a mini-split a/c about eight months ago. Immediately after install, we were thrilled with both its efficiency
The exterior of our 1964 bus has seen better days. I wish we could have seen it in its working years. It was probably beautiful with some red and blue stripes (we can tell what colors it has been as we have seen the layers of paint chip and peel
One of the first things we noticed when touring and buying our bus was the front door that didn’t close quite right. We could see that it was “a bit” bent and didn’t align with the frame of the bus correctly. We didn’t think too much of
When we bought the bus, there was a single 100-gallon waste tank (black and grey combined) down in one of the bays. There was only a small 30-gallon freshwater tank inside the bus in the kitchen cabinets. We knew that we wanted to replace both of the tanks.
Finally, we are ready to start tackling the plumbing. We need to secure our water tanks in order to begin plumbing the drains. However, before we could secure the tanks, we had to deal with the toilet plumbing. Everything we had read and seen told us to make the pipe
Whack...thud! Those were the sounds my head and backside made as my head rammed into the edge of the open bay door so hard it knocked me off my feet and onto the driveway.
It was a hot, sunny day while Juan was working in our electrical bay. We