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
After getting the A/C power mostly squared away and tested, it was time to tackle the 12V DC "house" power side of things. Most modern motorhomes actually have three discrete electrical systems powered by two separate sets of batteries. The first electrical system is to power the vehicle part
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
We are starting a four-part series on our major electrical components. In this series, we will share our research and thoughts as to why we selected REC BMS, the Victron Quattro inverter, the Victron Color Control GX, and the Victron Smart Solar MPPT solar charge controller. We will also go
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