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Advice on a bus
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Post Post subject: Advice on a bus
Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 06:50 AM
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HI
Thinking of buying a bus, or combi as they are called down here to convert to a small RV. Need info on what to and not to buy.
I'm worried about power, so what size engine is good; can you rebore if necessary.
Any info would be good.
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if your worried about power, buy this..... Wink



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This splity van(vans) was set up for a V-8.. it has a chevy rear end. P.O> said they drove it...





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WOW Shocked Shocked Shocked . That is Amaaaaaaaaaaazing Wink

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kcnaz, you just bought that, didn't you.....??? Laughing


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If you did... can I have a ride Wink .

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Post Post subject: Re: Advice on a bus
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I bought it a while back, it was a great donor. It saved the lives of many splitties. The rear hatch has a Dairy Queen logo on it and if you notice the side of the upper you can see a circle that was a DQ logo also. That part was a 57...the van is no longer around in one piece.


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you have one understanding wife........... Laughing Laughing Laughing


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Dude...if I came home towing that thing, I would be living in it.

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my neighbors and hoa would love it..... Evil or Very Mad


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ditch68 wrote:
Dude...if I came home towing that thing, I would be living in it.

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...me too...

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I like those "adaptors" from the plates to that rear end, but that was a common solution to old v8 bugs. And where did they have that 55/56 speedo assembly mounted?


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That combo was laying on the floor, it sold on E-BAy and paid for the van. This thing was a cash cow, it never made it home. Oh I take that back one piece made it home........



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